Archive | April, 2015

1st and 2nd Year Hurling – April 2015

Glenstal’s hurling collaboration visited Croom on Tuesday, April 28th, to challenge Coláiste Chiaráin. The wetter and windier conditions combined with a more physical and skilled Croom side meant Glenstal finished 10 points behind in the finish but Croom didn’t have it all their own way. In the opening minutes, it was an even battle with […]

Six Nations Trophies in Glenstal – April 2015

Six Nations Trophies in Glenstal - April 2015

Glenstal Abbey School Open Day 2015


The School Open Day took place on Saturday last. In excess of 150 people attended from throughout the country and overseas. The guests were welcomed by school captain Ben Clancy, students, staff and members of the monastic community. Jack Clancy was on hand to take photographs of guests in the company of the the school […]

Open Day Photos with Raven – Photos by Jack Clancy

Open Day Photos with Raven - Photos by Jack Clancy

Family Weekend – Photos by Br. Denis – April 2015


Glenstal Family Weekend – April 2015


The annual Glenstal Family Weekend took place from April 24th to 26th at its usual venue in Wesptort . This is the third such weekend and it is now a fixture on the school calendar. A hundred and twelve Glenstal parents, students, brothers and sisters and even grandparents took part in the weekend. Everyone arrived […]

Historic Hurling Win for Glenstal

An eleven county compilation of aspiring First and Second year Glenstal hurlers set off to Na Piarsaigh GAA grounds in Limerick last Tuesday to play Gaelcholáiste in a hurling challenge game. The participation of twenty-five players in the fixture was an achievement in itself with the standard of the team’s play not being affected at […]

Connemara Maths Academy Summer Camp


Connemara Maths Academy are proud to announce a new Residential Summer Camp at Glenstal Abbey, County Limerick running from June 28th to July 5th 2015. Glenstal Abbey Summer Camp 2015 will have Aviation Workshops included, provided by our partners Atlantic AirVenture, as well as the usual mix of team & adventure sports (Tag Rugby, Football, […]

Around the School April 2015

Around the School April 2015

Don’t Mess With Arthur (Lanigan O’Keeffe)


Arthur reclaimed his phone from a thief in Dublin. The following link is an account of how he got back what was rightfully his!!! Good on you Arthur!