Archive | October, 2016

Mid Term Awards Ceremony

Abbot Brendan presided over mid term awards at the morning assembly today. The following students received awards for achievement so far this semester: Chance McKeever, Best Application in Sport Luke Nicholas, Best 1st Year Student John Walshe, Best 2nd Year Student Art Keane, Best 3rd Year Student Briain Leonard, Best TY Year Student –  involved […]

Tennis: Glenstal V Rice College Ennis

Hamlet London

Sixth years had a very successful trip to London on the 25th October. After an early departure from Glenstal, the group left Shannon for Standstead at approximately 7:30 am. On arrival,  a bus took the group to their hotel in Bayswater. For some students it was their first time in London. A quick tube trip […]

Seniors Trip To London


Maths Week 2016

by Thomas Franklin Maths Week began on October 17th this year and there was some activity in Glenstal Abbey School to celebrate the week. All students from 1st to 5th year were given access to Mangahigh which is a website with Maths games, challenges and activities. Access to the web resource is granted to all […]

Autumn Colours in Glenstal


First Year Rugby: Glenstal V Chafyn Grove UK

Visit From American High School.

On Thursday October 20th, Glenstal received a visit from Mr. Nate Stein and a group of his students from St. John Vianney High School in St. Louis, Missouri. The visit had been arranged by our Headmaster, Fr. William Fennelly, at Mr. Stein’s request in order to offer the touring group an opportunity to experience the […]

First Year Training Session

Limerick Kayaking October

I’ll be honest in this article in saying that I had low expectations for the Saturday activity when I heard it was kayaking but I was truly proved wrong. We took a bus into Limerick, I didn’t expect the kayaking to be based on the Shannon running through Limerick, beside bustling streets and docks. When […]