Archive | July, 2017

The Birds in Kenya

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The first night in Kenya, I broke Fr. John’s guidelines for tent management – for ease of access I had left my tent flaps open during the day – as a result mosquitoes gathered and a scorpion snuck in without me knowing it! I sprayed the mosquitoes and went to bed. Later that night the […]

Kenya Project – Report #2

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This comes to you from the spacious veranda of Lale’enok Resource Centre, on Friday, 21 July. The sky is a cloudless blue, the air warm and filled with varied birdsong and the view is one of dried earth, numerous elegantly formed acacia trees and many scraggly bushes. The ‘Kenya crew’ has just come back from […]

Simply Glenstal…

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Getting ready for Transition Year are Matthew Cannon, Hugo McElligott, Art Keane & Rory Quinn (Delbarton) with celebrity chefs Darina and Rachel Allen at Ballymaloe Cookery School

Farewell Ciara

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It is with great regret that to-day we bid farewell to Ciara O’Toole, the school administrator. Ciara has been an exceptionally generous, competent and kind presence in the school and she is leaving us to pursue her dream of working with the ambulance service which is a great opportunity for her and a sad loss […]

Kenya Project 2017 – Report #1

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This ‘report’ from the south of Kenya is meant as a token of appreciation towards the very many people who have supported the ‘Kenya project of 2017’ in any way and, especially, towards the parents of the boys who on the crew, namely, George Downing, James Fitzgerald, Aran Egan, Ben O’Sullivan, Arthur Moore and Jack […]