Dublin ‘A’ Hurling Championship Sunday, 10th November 2019 Congratulations to Jack Slattery (6th Year) who was a member of the Kilmacud Crokes Minor Hurling team that won the Dublin ‘A’ Championship on Sunday last, 10th November, beating Ballyboden St. Endas by 0-15 to 0-14 in the final.
Basketball Ireland Basketball Ireland U-19 East-Leinster League Quarter Final BLACKROCK COLLEGE 39 ST MARKS CS 69 This was a very similar game to the Waterpark College defeat in the All-Ireland Schools Cup – our young U19 team played very well but unfortunately came up against an experienced and hugely physical team that just had a [...]
3rd Year Family Mass Sunday, 10th November 2019 There was a great turn out for Sunday’s (10th November) Family Mass. Chief celebrant Fr Dundon CSSp, in an excellent homily, encouraged the boys to have real values of discernment and understanding. Another great occasion. John Rogan (class of 1989) and his wife Nikki represented the Union. [...]
Friday, 25th October 2019 The Big Business Quiz took place on Friday 25th October. Mr. Fitzsimons’s and Ms Reilly’s TY Business and Accounting classes organised and hosted the event in the lecture hall. Over €500 was raised for The Soley Charity in Haiti as Blackrock boys demonstrated their knowledge of the business world. The 5th [...]
BT Young Scientist 2020 2 projects were submitted this year but alas, neither made it to the exhibition. Jamie Blackburn (Transition Year) with his submission, ‘The Effects of Varying Air Pressures on Plant Growth’, was aiming to study the effects of varying air pressures on plant growth. His project stemmed from his interest in space [...]
Oxfam Collection We thank Matthew Kane, Patrick Corbett, Sean Purcell, Michael White, Cormac Holohan, Sam Cahill, Ronan McNamara, Ben Casey, Tim Jordan, Jacques De Patoul, Fionn O’Riordan, Robert Fitzgerald, Eoin McGrath (all Transition Year) on raising €4,273 via a bag pack at Marks & Spencer’s Dundrum and their shoppers remarked on the boy’s kindness and [...]
UCD Junior Debating Competition Round 2 Thursday, 7th November 2019 Round 2 of the UCD Junior Debating Competition was held on Thursday 7th of November. Teams included: 3rd Years Frazer McGinn Daniel Keeley Gavin Bowen-O’Connor Conor Casey Jamie Starr-Bourke 2nd Years Senan McCloskey AJ Adoghe Amlan Parida The motions included: Debates Motion 1: This House [...]
Congratulations to Keith Ahern and Josh Baker (both 6th Year) for their poster “The Economic Viability of Electric Cars in Ireland” and to Patrick O’Conner, Liam Heylin and George McCann (all 6th Year) for their poster “Concussion in Schoolboys Rugby” both of which achieved Order of Merit awards in the John Hooper Medal National Competition [...]