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2014 Entry – Year 1 – Assessment on Saturday, 18th January 2014


Our 2013 Open Day generated interest from families whose sons were not already registered. Please contact Jane Howlett, Director of Admissions, at if you would like to attend.

Advent Carol Service


What a Wonderful World

Open Day 2013 Photos


    Sincere thanks for all the effort which so many people put into preparing our school for our first Open Day.  Our visitors enjoyed a warm welcome from staff and students. Senior choir members assembling upstairs before singing a brief piece of Gregorian chant, followed by a chant in English

Br Colmán wins 2013 NUI Irish Historical Research Prize


Pictured at the NUI Awards Ceremony 2013, Dr Maurice Manning, Chancellor of the University , Dr John Cunningham (Winner of the NUI Publication Prize in Irish History), Br Colmán Ó Clabaigh OSB (Winner of the NUI Irish Historical Research Prize) and Dr Attracta Halpin, Registrar of the University This prestigious prize is offered in alternate years for the […]

Glenstal Abbey School Open Day 2013


The Headmaster, Staff and Pupils of Glenstal Abbey School invite you to our OPEN DAY On Saturday, 16th November 2013 From 11.00am to 2.00pm All Welcome You are warmly invited to come and discover more about the first-rate education we offer. Class sizes are small and boys, whether they are full or day boarders, have every opportunity to […]

Glenstal Abbey School Choir

The Glenstal Abbey School Choir sang with choirs from the Salesians, Fernbank and Ardscoil Mhuire in Corbally for a ‘Songs of Praise’ service in the church this week. Glenstal Abbey School Choir Members are; C Arkins, J Sweeney, D.Dennis, N. Mulvihill, S Cosgrove, B. Clancy, J Moyles, M Ryan, A. Donohue, C. Glynn, E Grogan, […]

Review of ‘The Boy in the Bubble’ by The Leader Reader


The Leader Reader has published a review of Abbot Mark Patrick Hederman’s book – ‘The Boy in the Bubble’. Go to page 39 to have a look!     

Autumn Ball 2013

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SUPPORT OUR NEW SCHOOL The Glenstal Abbey Autumn Ball (Black Tie) will take place at the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin, on Friday 18th October, 2013. Funds raised will be used to fit out Social Spaces in our new school building, to be named in memory of the late Anne O’Reilly, Matron 1953 – 1992 and to […]

Benedictine Schools Essay Winner

Congratulations to 5th Year student, Charlie Sheil, who has been awarded 1st Prize in the annual essay competition for students of the five Benedictine secondary schools in Britain and Ireland. Charlie will receive his prize of £500 from Abbot-President Richard Yeo at a ceremony in Worth School on March 18th. Thanks too to Br Colmán […]