Archive | April, 2016

5th Year Trip to Athens – Jack Leonard

5th year Trip to Athens We left Glenstal for Dublin airport at 9 am on Wednesday and everyone was ready to go. We were heading to Athens, Greece, as part of our Leaving Cert Classics course and everyone was looking forward to the trip. We checked in at around Lunch time and our flight was […]

Scott MacKeown and Jack Grey Entertain in Westport

Scott MacKeown and Jack Grey entertained everyone at the recent Family Weekend in Westport

Family Weekend in Westport – April 22nd to 24th


About 110 Glenstal Abbey School parents, guardians, boys and new parents went to the Family Weekend which was held once again in Westport. We stayed in the wonderful Hotel Westport where the staff looked after everyone royally. The food, the rooms and the hotel facilities were excellent and many thanks to Cathal Hughes for his […]

Family Weekend Westport – April 2016


Sharon Reilly

Senior Hurling v CCC


History was made once more in Glenstal Abbey School as the school’s first senior hurling team took on Crescent College Comprehensive in Limerick on Friday last. Numerous school commitments meant that only the bare 15 travelled to the game but those 15, composed of 4th, 5th and 6th year students, were ready for battle. Eoin […]

Nathan Johnston and Joey Weidner(2012) Release Their First Record


Nathan Johnston(2012) brother of Ryan(2015) and Rory who is in 6th Year and Joey Weidner (2012) have just released their first single with their band Sion Hill. The title of the song is Nothing’s Wrong With Loving You and is available on ITunes. Nathan and Joey have been working on this album for the past […]

Senior Development v St. Clements April 2016

Senior Development v St. Clements April 2016

Water Safety Awards – April 2016


Benet Conference in Rome Glenstal was represented at the Congress by Fr. Martin who is the delegate for Britain and Ireland on the International Commission on Benedictine Education. The link above will give you more information about the issues and topics discussed by Benedictine Educators worldwide.

Old boys v SCT Rugby

Yesterday, a new tradition was born into Glenstal Abbey School. The “Old Boys vs SCT” rugby match took place in Wanderers Rugby Club in Dublin where the two teams clashed no prize other than glory. Rossa Dooley (School Captain from 2012-2013) organised the charity match for “Childline” to help raise money and awareness for the […]