Archive | March, 2015

Matthew Cannon and Zac Thompson Win Gold

Congratulations to Matthew Cannon(1st Year) and Zac Thompson (TY) who both received 92% and Gold Medals in the recent Speech and Drama Exams. The Examiner was particularly impressed with the overall standard of the Glenstal Abbey School Students. Many thanks to Thomas Wallace-O’Donnell for preparing all the students for the Exams. Well done to everyone […]

TY’s Hawkwatch Dromolond Castle

TY's Hawkwatch Dromolond Castle

Colm Hogan Plays for Ireland U18 v Scotland


Colm Hogan came on for 25 minutes for the Ireland v Scotland on Saturday morning before the Senior international. By all accounts he had a very fine game. This was the first time the team had played together and they were beaten narrowly by Scotland. We wish Colm and all the Ireland U18 Squad every […]

Glenstal Ball – Photos by Br. Denis

Glenstal Ball - Photos by Br. Denis

Photographs of the Glenstal Ball which was held in the Dunraven Arms Hotel in Adare.

Finland Trip – March 2015

Finland Trip - March 2015

Photos by Fiona Quinn

SCD v Midleton – March 2015

SCD v Midleton - March 2015

Photos by Jack Clancy

Colm Hogan Selected for Ireland Under 18


Congratulations to Colm Hogan who has been selected as part of the Ireland U18 Squad to play against Scotland on Sat, 21st March and the U18 European Championship in Toulouse. The Tournament takes place from 24th March- to 5th April 2015. No other Glenstal player has ever represented Ireland at Under 18 level which makes this selection all the […]

Limerick Chamber 200 Business Projects

JD O'Dea

As part of their 200th Anniversary Celebrations the Limerick Chamber in association with Dell computers sponsored a schools competition entitled “Limerick Thru the Ages”. TY students Peadar O’Loughlin, Zac Thompson, Charlie Murphy and  Rory Clarke travelled to Dell Computers in Raheen with Ms O’Sullivan their Business Teacher in November to attend the official launch. The […]

Boating March 2015

Boating March 2015


TY Finland Cultural Exchange -Thanade McCoole

Finland Cultural Exchange Thanade McCoole For many of the Transition Year students from Glenstal Abbey, it was our first time in Scandinavia. As part of the Erasmus +( plus) project, an all expenses paid trip to Finland was due to follow the week after the mid term break. The Erasmus + project had started earlier […]