Archive | May, 2015

Glenstal Beaten in Under 14 Hurling Final

U14 Hurling Final It looked ominous for Glenstal when the team gathered at the refectory for the pre-game snack. Some players were sick, some were injured, some didn’t have their gear and, somewhat of a positive, some allocated their priorities to the upcoming exams rather than Glenstal’s first hurling final. Nonetheless, a panel of 16 […]

Joe Schmidt Talk – May 2015

 Photos by Br.Denis

Joe Schmidt in Glenstal

Irish Rugby coach Joe Schmidt gave an absolutely excellent speech to the entire school as well as parents and friends. Joe was introduced by Jack Stafford who told us all about Joe’s achievements as a coach in New Zealand, France and Ireland. Joe started by saying that he looks for values above all else in […]

Active School’s Week

Glenstal’s inaugural Active Schools Week took place from May 18th to May 24th. The week’s timetable changed as the week progressed for one reason or another but in the end, it seems it was a very enjoyable and, moreover, a very active week for all involved here at Glenstal Abbey School. Unfortunately, burnout would prove an […]

Sportsday Prizegiving

Photos by Br. Denis

Sportsday 2015

Sportsday Concert

Photos by Andrew Hogan and Br. Denis

Glenstal Referendum Results

On Friday May 22nd the boys from the Third year CSPE class held a school Marriage Equality Referendum in tandem with the national vote. When the results came in it was discovered that Glenstal voted Yes by an extremely narrow margin. The results were recounted three times as it was so close but now officially […]

Paddy Cosgrave (2001) Talk in the Atrium

Photos by Jack Clancy and Br. Denis

Coolmore Tour

Photos by Br. Denis