Archive | March, 2016

6 Glenstal Players on Munster U18

Six Glenstal players played for the Munster Under 18 team which were beaten by France U18’s in Thomond on March 23rd. The French were huge and very fast but Munster fought back and held them for much of the game. Ben Healy scored the first points with a penalty. France scored two tries in quick […]

Colm Hogan (2015) Selected for Ireland Under 19’s

Congratulations to Colm Hogan (2015) who has been selected for the Ireland Under 19 team to play France in two games: on March 30th and April 4th. Colm’s brother Rory played on the SCT in 2014 and his other brother Andrew played on this year’s JCT. Both Ireland Under 19 games will be played in […]

Video of 1916 Easter Rising Commemoration

Treasure Hunt – Tóraíocht Taisce

Tá deireadh beagnach tagtha do Sheachtain na Gaeilge ach bhí ócáid speisialta againn roimh laethanta saoire na Cásca. Ar an gcúigiú lá déag de Mhárta rinne gach dalta sa chéad bhliain tóraíocht taisce as Gaeilge. Bhí spraoi ag cách agus bhí sé go hiontach Gaeilge a chloisteáil ar fud na scoile. Bhí nodanna i bhfolach […]

Impressions of Glenstal – Jonas Ruiz

Jonas Ruiz from Argentina has just finished an Exchange with Declan Kinahan (5th Year) It almost feels like as if it was just yesterday when I was on my own on a plane not really knowing what to expect but excited for what the future had for me. Now I’m going back home in 2 […]

Easter Proclamation – James Enright (6th Year)

The following address on the Easter Proclamation was given to the School Assembly on Tuesday, March 15th by James Enright(6th Year) The story of modern Ireland does not begin with glory, honour or freedom. Instead it is a story if oppression, beginning with the Norman invasion of 1169 and culminating in the Tudor Conquest of […]

Glenstal Wins Two Bronze Medals in Young Economist

Eamonn Daly & I recently entered into the Young Economist of the Year Competition 2016 The premise for our project was the recent Oil Crisis and how it would affect the renewable energy sector of Ireland. After much hard work, we submitted our entry and the wait began to see if we had qualified. Finally, […]

Video of 5th Year Westport Trip – Ben Williams

St. Joeys Australian Exchange- Reece Sweeney McGrath(TY)

St. Joeys College Sydney Exchange On the 17th of January 2016, Conor O’Brien, Mark Walsh and I met at Dublin airport Terminal 2 to fly off to Australia on exchange. We flew from Dublin to Dubai which took 7 hours and had a 2 hour stop over. While we had our stop over we were […]

CCGS Australian Exchange – Conor O’Brien (TY)

Glenstal Australian Exchange 2016 Central Coast Grammar School Exchange On the 17th of January Mark Walsh,Reece Sweeney McGrath and I traveled to Australia via Dubai. The flights were 23 hours long with a 2 hour stopover in Dubai. It was a fantastic experience but also a grueling one as 30 hours of travel door to […]