Archive | August, 2014

Ice Bucket Challenge


Photos by Mikey Higgins (2nd Year)

Glenstal Ice Bucket Challenge -August 2014


Led by School Captain, Ben Clancy and vice-Captain, Tom Ryan the whole school assembled on the ring in front of the castle for the Glenstal Abbey School Ice Bucket Challenge. Watch the video below. We hope you enjoy it. See the Photos section for images of the Ice Bucket Challenge taken by Mikey Higgins (2nd […]

First Years Arrive August 2014

First Years Arrive August 2014

Welcome Back


The School opened its doors for another academic year on the evening of Tuesday 26th August when 2nd to 6th Years returned. Classes resumed as normal on Wednesday. New Headmaster Fr. William welcomed everyone at the School Assembly and prayers were said for the success of the new term and year. Fr. William particularly welcomed […]

Leaving Certificate Results 2014


It gave us great pleasure to witness the Class of 2014’s Leaving Cert results last Wednesday. The class average was 459 points which is a more than eloquent testimony to the work put in by the students themselves and also to their teachers and the staff here who have journeyed with them to produce this result […]

Video Collage 2013-2014

Below is a link to the video collage of the past academic year 2013-2014. It is part of the School Video Diary which will be distributed to parents shortly. We hope you enjoy the collage.

Lisadell Cup Winners -August 2014


Congratulations to Andrew Walsh (3rd Year), Jim Fehily (3rd Year) and Paddy Ryder (5th Year)  for their outstanding performances in Lisadell Cup Under 18 competition in Lahinch Golf Club. Andrew won 6 rounds narrowly beating Paddy in the 2nd round.  Jim went on to win the Plate competition. The Lisadell Cup itself remains in Lahinch […]

Fiji Daveta 7’s win at Limerick

Fiji Daveta 7's win at Limerick

The Fiji Daveta 7’s squad lifted the trophy at the Limerick World Sevens competition on Sunday 10th August. The Fiji squad stayed and prepared for the tournament in Glenstal prior to re-locating to Limerick City. They returned to Glenstal after their win to show their appreciation to all those who looked after them. We wish […]

Rossa Dooley (2013) Munster World 7’s – Aug 2014


Congratulations to Rossa Dooley (2013) who has been selected for the Munster Combine Squad to play in the Limerick World Club 7s Tournament to be played in Thomond Park on 9th and 10th of August. Rossa is representing Newcastlewest R.F.C. Teams from all over the world will be in Limerick for the Tournament. The Fijian […]