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Storm Ophelia


In the light of the developing weather warnings regarding Storm Ophelia and given that Limerick has now been included in the status RED alert I have consulted with the Chair of the Board of Management and the decision has been taken in the interest of the safety of our school community to close Glenstal Abbey School on […]

Under 16 Hurlers Win


U16.5 hurling: Impressive round 1 win for Glenstal Abbey School Glenstal’s first competitive GAA action for 2017/2018 took place on Thursday, September 28th. The postponed fixture meant Glenstal had lost home advantage and made the hour long journey towards Newcastle West where they would face Desmond College. After both teams warmed up, the referee, John […]

Neville Furlong RIP

The funeral mass for Neville Furlong took place in Castleconnell today. The church was packed to overflowing which was a measure of the impact Neville had on so many different people. Neville, father of Odran, 2nd Year and Kyle passed away in the care of the wonderful nurses and doctors of Milford Hospice after a […]

Richard More-O’Ferrall (1997) Talk to 6th Years

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On Thursday evening, September the 14th, Old Boy Richard Moore O’Ferrall (1997) returned to his previous home of six years with a view to informing the sixth years about the European Union and working in Brussels. He has been working in Brussels for 14 years  in various positions in the EU and its different institutions. […]

Class of 1997 Reunion -Sept 2017


 Class of 1997 Saturday September 16th. We were delighted to welcome the Class of 2017 on Saturday, September 16th. 29 out of 34 of the Year turned up for the various functions they planned over the weekend, the main event being a Dinner in the Dunraven Arms Hotel in Adare. The new building made a […]

Ronan Quinn and Ireland – European Under 18 Sevens Champions


Congratulations to Ronan Quinn who played for the Irish Under 18’s Sevens Squad that was crowned European Champions in France last weekend. They beat the home side in the Final. Use the link below for more:

Phone Line Fault – RESOLVED


Wednesday 13th September: We are currently experiencing a fault with our landlines.  Please use alternative means to contact us until this is resolved.  

New Photos in Photos Section

New Photos posted onto the Photos Section include Kenya Crew, TY’s and Exchanges trip to Slea Head and First Years Arrive

Kenya A Reflection


“As for him who is making progress in the religious life and in faith his heart enlarges”                                                                                                 ~ Saint Benedict The decision to travel to Kenya was not one I made lightly. It was a huge commitment both from the fundraising perspective and taking part in the trip itself. That said, it was undoubtedly […]

The Birds in Kenya


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 […]