Category Archives: Irish


Seachtain na Gaeilge

The Irish department ran a number of competitions over a very successful Seachtain na Gaeilge Week 2018 There were lots of entries for the Art competition and Mrs Ridley would like to thank everyone who took part in that particular Competition . The Winners in this Year’s Art Competition were : ( the person who made the Greatest effort to use their Irish around the school ) was taken in good spirit among the staff and pupils alike ... [read more]

Comhghairdeas Anthony

Comhghairdeas Anthony

Anthony Bennett a Year 12 pupil who attended a Galetacht course in Colaiste na Phiarsaigh Donegal in July was award Scolaire an Chursa (Student of the Course) for his hard work and dedication to the language. He was awarded  a half scholarship as well for next year’s course. Comhghairdeas ... [read more]


Tá Cúpla focal againn!

Pictured here are some of the year 8’s / 9’s who received their cupla focail badges for their commitment to and excellence inIrish this ... [read more]


Buaiteoirí Tráth na gCeist !

St. Josephs High School, Year 10 pupils Laura Mc Anulty, Ella Cuningham, Laura Hughes and Shaunna Murray, recently attended the ever popular Gael Linn Trath na gCeist Soisear in Newry, and were delighted,  along with their muinteoir Mrs Ridley to be placed 2nd. Comhgairdeas ... [read more]

Welcome to St.Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our school website. St Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen is a non selective, co-educational post primary school that welcomes and values all pupils from 11 – 18 years, and encourages them to be the best that they can be.

St. Joseph’s works in partnership with parents and pupils to maximise the academic and creative potential of all pupils enabling them to achieve the highest educational standards, thereby enriching their lives, the community and the economy.

As a Catholic school we promote dignity, self esteem, respect and foster the faith of all pupils. We pride ourselves on being a community in which each individual is recognised and valued.