Rugby Junior Cup Semi Final Monday, 11th March 2019 JCT 40 NEWBRIDGE 7 Congratulations to Captain Gus McCarthy (3rd Year) and his squad on a solid victory over a valiant Newbridge side who caused more problems than the score line would suggest. Newbridge scored first and were only 7-12 down at half-time. The ‘J’ increased [...]
Fundraising Friday, 8th March 2019 Congratulations to our Transition Year boys, led by Freddie Noonan, who raised €2,065.71 bag packing last Friday, 8th March. This is a great effort for a very worthy cause.
Chess Update JUNIOR B v GONZAGA Last Tuesday 5th March our Junior B. Team travelled to Gonzaga College to play their U16 team in the Leinster League. Gonzaga are the current Leinster and All Ireland league holders so we knew it would be a tough morning of matches. Although well beaten on the scoreboard, the [...]
Cross Country All Ireland Final Saturday, 9th March 2019 Our Cross Country teams took to the field on a cold and wintry day in Clongowes last Saturday 9th March. It was as you would expect at All-Ireland level, highly competitive. Our lead performances included Jack McGlone (19th Junior race), Finn O’Neill (38th Junior), Eoin Kelly [...]
Model United Nations (MUN) Friday 8th & Saturday 9th March 2019 Congratulations to our delegates who represented us so well at the Welsey MUN last weekend, 8th – 9th March. Alex Kirrane (Transition Year) was commended for his contribution to the Historical Committee. Andrew McSweeney (Transition Year) was highly commended on The Political Committee. Joey Haughton [...]
Addiction Awareness Day Thursday, 8th March 2019 An excellent poster campaign on the corridors, and the electronic screens proclaimed Addiction Awareness Day last Thursday, 8th March. The second and third years, attended two 20 minutes talks. Cuan Mhuire provided two speakers for the first session, one a former alcoholic, the other a former heroin addict. [...]
Basketball Update East Leinster League - 2nd Year BLACKROCK COLLEGE 26 DONABATE 38 Very strong rebounding from Donabate CC gave them the platform to get the victory in what was an extremely competitive game. Unfortunately we just fell short despite the best efforts of Jack Dempsey-Salley, Jamie Ahern O’Connell, Eric Brandt and Conor Ryan being [...]
FAITH 5th Year Family Mass Mission Sunday: 10th March 2019 PRAY, FAST, GIVE There was a wonderful atmosphere in the College Chapel for our annual 5th Year Family Mass. It was a full church that chief celebrant, Fr. Paddy Dundon, addressed as he advised them “not to allow themselves to fall into temptation”. There are [...]