Archive | September, 2016

Self Defence Workshop

Self Defence Workshop By JD O’Dea On the 28th of September 2016, the Transition Year group in Glenstal took part in a Self Defense workshop with Irish personal empowerment company ‘Fast Defence’. Two martial arts instructors came to the school sports hall to teach us the proper ways to avoid conflict and how to act […]

Ballyhass Kayaking


School Musical Production

School Musical

Rehearsals for the forthcoming school musical production are well under way. Directed by Sarah Molony and choreographed by Stacey Higgins it  features performances by Glenstal boys Matthew Callan, Harry Boland, Jack Clancy, Reese Sweeney-McGrath, Art Keane, Rory Molony and Australian exchange student Jack Grey.                       […]

Careers Fair at UL

Seniors Visit Career Fair at UL.

Senior Students visited the Career Fair at UL on Tuesday 27th September. Irish Institutes of Technology, Universities (Irish and British) were well represented together with various private Third Level Colleges.

Hurling Murroe 23 September

GAA News

Quarter final defeat for Glenstal in U16.5 hurling Friday 23rd September Glenstal’s first GAA competitive action of the 2016/2017 year saw them play Coláiste Chiaráin (Croom) in Murroe GAA grounds. Tight opening exchanges saw very little scoring opportunities being created for either side. After both teams got some initial ‘rusty’ hurling out of their system, […]

Natalya Coyle

Natalya Coyle visits Glenstal

Modern pentathlete and Olympian Natalya Coyle paid a visit to the students at Glenstal Abbey School on Thursday 22 nd. September.  Natalya came 7th in the Women’s Modern Pentathlon in Rio Olympics and 9th in London 2012 Olympics. Natalya spoke to the students about her journey to the Olympics in London 2012 and to Rio this […]