Offaly school welcomes new class of first years

Charlie Flynn

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Charlie Flynn

Offaly school welcomes new class of first years

The new first years at Gallen

Gallen CS in Ferbane have welcomed their latest batch of eager first years with teacher Fran Mulhall saying they have all "integrated well into school life" there. 

"We wish them well as they begin life in our school," Fran said. 

The school also congratulated all of their Junior Certificate students after they received their results this week.

Fran also offered congratulations to all of the Gallen students who won top medals at the Special Olympics event recently.

They were:

Jay Coogan: Gold, Silver and Bronze in swimming.

Daniel Dunne: Gold in walking and silver in softball.

Sam Samonte: Silver in shot putt and 400m race walk.

Moira Scott: Golds in 500m kayaking and 200m kayaking.

Gabby Hannon: 2 Golds and a silver in swimming.

Aine Brophy: Gold in walking and silver in shot putt.