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Four Glenstal Players on Munster U18’s that Beat Ulster

Congratulations to the four Glenstal players who were on the Munster Under 18 Schools team that beat Ulster on August 26th. They are Luke Fitzgerald, Mark Fleming, George Downing and Ben Healy. Munster are on well course in their bid to win the Interprovincial Championship and we wish them the very best in the games […]

Fr. Abbot Addresses Parents Group

For those of you who do not know me, my name is Fr Brendan and until recently I served as the Prior of the monastery. This last year I was away in Washington DC on sabbatical studying liturgy in the Catholic University. For reasons best known to themselves the monastic community here elected me as […]

Kenya Photos – July 2016

Photos Taken by Fr. John

Final Report from the Kenya Crew – 29th July 2016

Entasopia; Week Three: 23- 29 July, 2016 Today, Friday, the ‘Kenya crew’ heads home to Ireland. It has been a memorable few days since last writing. Sunday was spent at Magadi, near the lake so-named thirty-five kms from here. A small incident, Zac attempting to befriend a stray cat, was the first of many events […]

Kenya Crew – Week Two – July 16th to 22nd 2016

Entasopia; Week Two16-22 July, 2016 It is now 5:20am on Saturday morning and I have been woken by an orchestra of birds.They surround the tent in a huge arch and deliver such as rhapsody of which I’ve never heard the like. I step out of the tent and a clear silver moon is straight above. […]

Kenya Crew Update

Lale’enok July, 2016; The First Week The trip has been a demanding one so far. The flights and arrival events went as well as any one could hope for. John Kamanga was at W’beest to collect the 20k and the guys loved the camp. Maina was on time for departure, the PDQ procedure went perfectly […]

Leaving Dinner – June 2016

Sixth Years in the Monastery – June 2016

Ted Collins Wins Bronze at All-Ireland T&F

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The GloHealth All Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships was held in Tullamore Sunshine in celebratory mode as the Irish Schools’ Athletics Association celebrates its centenary year. Over 480 schools participating from the 32 counties the standard was exceptionally high. Fantastic news for Glenstal Abbey School which was represented on the Winners Podium by Ted […]

Sportsday – May 2016