1. Basketball Update  On Friday 29th January the 1st and 2nd Year Teams played Colaiste Colm in Tullamore. On Tuesday 2nd February, the same two teams played the Patrician College Newbridge.

The First Years lost to Colaiste Colm in Tullamore, but beat the Patricians College Newbridge.

The Second Year Team won against both Colaiste Colm Tullamore and the Patrician College.

2. St Mary’s CBS Portlaoise recently took part in two Cookery Competitions,  CBS Masterchef on January 29th and the Laois Heats of the Rotary Club on December 8th 2015.

In the CBS Masterchef Competition, four finalists were selected from recipe submissions. They were Richard Mansworth (3rd Yr), Matthew Cotter (3rd Yr),  Eanna Lyons (6th Year) and Jack Delaney (1st Yr). Eanna Lyons won first prize.