Archive | March, 2012

SOCCER MARATHON FOR TANZANIA

Soccer Marathon Midday to midday, 29th to 30th March 2012 The non-stop, 24-hour, soccer marathon was the brain-child of Eoin Regan and the other students in the Lenten campaign group. Every year, this group meets with the chaplain to decide on a fundraising activity in aid of a project in the developing world. This year’s […]

SUNDAY TIMES SURVEY – GLENSTAL NO 1 SCHOOL IN IRELAND

In its annual “Parent Power” survey on Secondary Schools in the country, the Sunday Times has ranked Glenstal Abbey School as Ireland’s Number 1 school. The survey ranks 400 secondary schools in the country on the basis of the average number of pupils gaining university places over the three years between 2009 and 2011. More than 95% […]

GLENSTAL COME FIRST AT THE LIMERICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

By James Hanley and Justin Neville On Saturday, the 3rd of March we competed in the Limerick Choral Festival held at St. Augustine’s Church, O’Connell Street. This year we took part in the Plain Chant Category and we were faced by notable competition, in particular N.U.I.G. Choral Society and the East Cork Male Choir. Each […]