Archive | February, 2014

JCT Reach Semi-Final


Congratulations to the JCT on their fantastic win over Ard Scoil Ris in the Quarter Final of the Munster Junior Cup. It was nail-biting right up to the last kick of the game which Ben Healy converted to win by the narrowest of margins, 18-17 The game was played on the G4 pitch in U.L. […]

JCT v Ardscoil Ris by Br. Denis – Feb 2014

JCT v Ardscoil Ris by Br. Denis - Feb 2014

Transition Years in Australia -Feb 2014


All reports back about the seven Transition Year boys who are in Australia are very positive. They arrived there about a month ago and will return here next week. When they return they will write up a report for the school web site. One of the highlights of their stay in St. Augustine’s was a […]

TY in Australia – Feb 2014

TY in Australia - Feb 2014

Luke Kelly and Charlie Sheil in Chemistry Olympiad

Sixth Year students Luke Kelly and Charlie Sheil travelled to Dublin City University to take part in the Irish Schools Chemistry Olympiad. They sat a three-hour exam and the results will be used to select the Irish team for the International Science Olympiad in July. Congratulations to both both Charlie and Luke the best of […]

Patrick Hayes Qualifies for All Irelands

Congratulations to Patrick Hayes (TY) who once again did Glenstal proud by finishing 9th in the Inter Boys Aviva Munster Schools Cross-Country Championships over 5 kilometers held at the Cork Institute of Technology. Patrick has already qualified for the All-Ireland Championships which will be held at the same venue on March 8th. Congratulations once again […]

SCT v Castletroy by Br Denis – Feb 2014

SCT v Castletroy by Br Denis - Feb 2014

Fr. William Fennelly osb – Appointed New Headmaster


At a meeting of the Glenstal monastic community this evening, Abbot Patrick announced that he has, on the advice of the Board of Governors, appointed Fr William Fennelly OSB to serve as the next Headmaster of Glenstal Abbey School. Fr William is, of course no stranger to anyone in Glenstal. He was a student here […]

Br. Michael O’Connor RIP – 10th February 2014


  10th February 2014 Our confrère, Br Michael, passed away peacefully at the University Hospital in Limerick this afternoon. He celebrated his 87th birthday in hospital last week. Born in Dublin’s Liberties area on February 5th 1927, he professed his first vows at Glenstal on May 10th 1953. We celebrated his Diamond Jubilee with him […]

Munster v Cardiff by Br. Denis – Feb 2014

Munster v Cardiff by Br. Denis - Feb 2014