• Junior South East Basketball League KCVS played the 1st round of the Junior South East Basketball League, with the boys narrowly losing out to St Pauls Waterford in a very defensive match 10-5. KCVS girls had home advantage over CTI Clonmel, where they were defeated by a very strong Clonmel team. The KCVS boys then went on to play Colaiste Cois Siuire, ...
  • Lourdes Pilgrimage May 2018 Huge congratulations to Jade Soames and Dylan Homan who have both been selected to go to Lourdes as youth leaders with the Diocese of Ossory. The students must now fundraise over €2,500 in order to go to Lourdes. This is a fantastic opportunity for Jade and Dylan and we wish them all the best in their preparation ...
  • KCVS Trip to the Aviva On November 14th 2017 KCVS travelled to the Aviva Stadium to watch Ireland V Denmark in the 2018 Fifa World Cup Play Off. Teachers and students were delighted to be supporting the boys in green. Huge Thank You to Mr. Farrell for organising the tickets and the day out. Sadly the result did not go our way but ...
  • Senior Girls Soccer On 24th October the girls travelled to Duiske College for the 1st round of the Senior Tournament. Full time showed a result of 3-2 to Duiske College, after a great game between the two team. Thank you to Duiske College for having us.   On Friday 27th October saw KCVS against Colaiste Pobail Osraí at Kilkenny City Vocational School. A ...
  • Under 14 Football KCVS Under 14 Football participated in the Kilkenny Final against Scoil Mhuire Johnstown. KCVS lost to a very strong team, however the lads showed great determination and skill throughout. A big thanks to Mr. Aylward and Mr. Fogarty for looking after the team.
  • Under 14 Gaelic Football A Huge Well Done to the KCVS U-14 Gaelic Football Team who today, Wednesday October 11th took part in a blitz here at KCVS. Despite the wet and slippery conditions KCVS recorded a win and a loss in their two matches. A big thank you to Mr. Holden and Mr. Walsh for organising the day. 
  • Junior/Senior Hurling Competition KCVS and Mooncoin (Colaiste Cois Siuire) joined up as Kilkenny schools to play Duiske College in the Junior Hurling Competition. It was very competitive game for the most part. Eventually Duiske won out winners at the end. It was great to see students from two schools play together so well and be so competitive against a very ...
  • Senior Boys Soccer The KCVS Senior boys soccer team started their campaign with a 6-0 victory over Tyndall College in the KCVS invitational soccer league. Goals from Bernie Connors (4), Nicolo and Eric sent the boys on their way to a comfortable win.   On Tuesday 24th October the boys continued their unbeaten start with a 5-1 win over Duiske College. Goals ...
  • Under 19 Girls Basketball League KCVS hit the ground running with a win in the under 19 girls basketball league when they took on a strong side from Mhuine Bheag in Carlow. New to the occasion we trailed in the first quarter on a score of 6-2, however the girls worked hard as a team and turned it around going in at half time leading 10-6. The ...
  • Cycle against Suicide 2017 Well done to our three TY students John Bolger, Michael Power and Jordan Fanning who participated in the cycle against suicide last Thursday and Friday. The students cycled from Fermoy to Thurles, where they stayed the night and then cycled to Carlow the next day. As a school we are extremely proud of the students great ...
  • KCVS trip to Aviva Stadium KCVS had a great night as Ireland took on Wales in the vital World Cup qualifier. Teachers and 40 students sang their hearts out as they joined the green army for the night. A huge thanks to Mr. Farrell who arranged the tickets for the students. Looking forward to next years trip already!
  • Pilgrimage to Lourdes Kilkenny City Vocational School is delighted to announce that Mick Power and Sharon McGorrian have been selected to go on the Pilgrimage to Lourdes as part of Ossary Diocese. Several TY students applied for the privilege to go, thus it made the selection process very difficult. The application process involved students writing a letter of ...
  • Basketball for 1st and 2nd Years Well done to the 1st and 2nd year students who played Carlow Vocational School in a basket ball match and displayed an excellent team performance. Both teams were unfortunate in losing out by a few baskets but will build on this for their next game. Thanks you to Ms Sheehy our couch and PE teacher for ...
  • ALL IRELAND BECKONS FOR KCVS and HAIR DRESS HER     Kilkenny City Vocational School students are now All Ireland Finalists!!! On the 10th of March in the University Concert Hall Limerick Marta Barbera, Sharon McGorrian and Courtney Dwyer along with their Home Economics teacher, Ms Sarah Doyle represented their school with pride. Beating off over 1,300 entries, and two stages of judging, including public voting Kilkenny ...
  • Two Good Idea’s from KCVS Kilkenny City Vocational School were successful in their endeavour in the junior category of the ‘One Good Idea’ National Competition. KCVS are the only school in the country to have two teams advance in the competition. ‘Nation Domination’ and ‘The Best’ have been chosen as two of the top 50 teams in Ireland out of ...
  • Junk Kouture Southern Regional Finialist On Tuesday 14th February, love was in the hair as it was announced the students of Kilkenny City Vocational School had reached the Regional Finals of 2017 Junk Kouture Competition with their ‘Hair – Dress her’ entry. Sharon McGorrian, Martha Barbera, Leah Maher and their Home Economics teacher Sarah Doyle, bet off strong competition from ...
  • Senior Football Schools Competition Kilkenny City Vocational School and Colaiste Cois Suire joined forces this year in the Senior Football Schools Competition. It was held on Friday 27th January in Dunmore. The first match saw us face Duiske College in a close hard fought game. Duiske won out winners by 5 points in the end but the game was much ...
  • Gaelic Football South Leinster Final On the 18th January, the Junior Gaelic Football team travelled to Kennedy Park New Ross to play the South Leinster final. After a close first half Selskar College Wexford pulled away in the second half winning. This was a great effort from the team after beating Colaiste Cois Siuire Mooncoin, Colaiste Pobail Osrai, they just ...
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  • Kilkenny City Vocactional School 1916 Commemoration Quiz Photos Kilkenny City Vocational School 1916 Commemoration Quiz for the schools of Kilkenny Carlow Education and Training Board on Friday 15th April 2016
  • Junk Kouture Participation For the first time ever Kilkenny City Vocational School are participating in the national fashion recycling competition Junk Kouture. This competition will contribute to the Green Schools Committee in the school also.  Two groups of students are working hard on two designs made out of recycled materials. However this work is top secret! Fingers crossed for ...
  • Junk Kouture The students of Kilkenny City Vocational School entered the National Recycling Competition ‘Junk Kouture’ for the very first time this year! The students really enjoyed this experience and have already begun coming to the teacher with ideas for next year. Our first design saw LCA 5th Year student, John Delaney, model a fantastic replication and interpretation ...
  • Kilkenny City Vocational School Flying the Flag for Positive Mental Health! Massive congratulation to the Kilkenny City Vocational School Amber Flag team who were successfully awarded the Amber Flag by Suicide Aware. The students worked extremely hard through out the year to achieve this Amber Flag. In order to be awarded the Amber Flag Kilkenny City Vocational School had to set three targets which had to ...
  • JCSP and Home School Liaison Collaboration with the Home Economics Department Students of KCVS enjoyed a great day of Home Baking with their Parents and guardians on Wednesday 4th May. Home Economics teacher Sarah Doyle and Celebrity Chef Alan Foley co-ordinated the day’s activities. Ms Doyle worked as Mr. Foley’s pastry chef for four years while training for St. Angela’s College so it was nice. Carlow’s Alan Foley ...
  • Science Week at KCVS Science Week 2015 at KCVS was a huge success. A week of events was organised for all of our science students at KCVS. The week kicked off with a review of the science week papers and hands on experiments in the science lab. Both of which were thoroughly enjoyed by all of our students. Students were ...
  • Active Week A very successful Active Week ran from the 19th-23rd October with all years participating in the fun. Each day the groups took part in a 5K run in Castle Park and winners of the Junior Cycle competitions were awarded Busy Bank Tokens as their prize. The students also enjoyed a trip to the Watershed where ...
  • Savour Kilkenny Participation The students of Kilkenny City Vocational School recently baked and sold produce at the 9th Annual Savour Kilkenny Food Festival. The food stall took a lot of organisation which saw over twenty students come together and work well as a team. Learners appeared on Irish TV where a link of this can be viewed on their ...
  • Liam visits the School Kilkenny City Vocational School Welcomes their Hero Home Joey Holden, teacher in KCVS, got a rapturous welcome when he brought the Liam McCarthy Cup back to Kilkenny and into his City School with John Joe Farrell. Joey, who is a permanent Engineering teacher in the school, was hailed as a hero, captaining his home county to All Ireland ...