Junior Debating Cambridge Qualifiers 2021 Hosted by the UCD Literary & Historical Society Sunday, 24th January 2021 Times: 9:30am – 6pm Teams Blackrock A: Darragh O’Neill & Ishaan Pandey (2nd Years) Blackrock B: Darragh O’Kane & Zack Egan-Ruane (2nd Years) The motions included: Debates Motion 1: This House would ban job applicants from disclosing the [...]
Ireland 6 Nations Squad Congratulations to Andrew Conway and David Heffernan (both Class of 2009), Garry Ringrose (Class of 2013), Hugo Keenan (Class of 2014) and Caelan Doris (Class of 2016) on their selection for the Ireland 6 Nations squad. We wish them well.
French Senior Debating January 2021 Congratulations to Liam Prior (c), Hugh MacNeill, Oscar Bourke-Mullaney, Colm Kelly and sub Matthew Keeley (all 6th Year) who won their Quarter-final debate against St. Andrew’s, opposing the motion that “Zoos should be abolished”. We thank Ms Corcoran for her preparation of the team and organisation of the opportunity.
Morning Mass Monday, 11th January 2021 The College morning mass, celebrated by Fr. Paddy Dundon, C.S.Sp. was broadcasted on the R.T.E. News Now channel last Friday morning. They have informed us that there were 40,000 viewers. Morning mass will resume this Monday, 11th January, at 8.15 am and will continue each morning via the College [...]
Leinster Schools’ Cup Draw Senior Cup: Blackrock v Belvedere Junior Cup: Blackrock v St. Mary’s (Preliminary Round) **************** Winners v Temple Carraig Dates to follow We wish them well!
Christmas Carol Service December 2020 It had to be different and it was. The boys were in their classrooms; the choir, orchestra, cantors, readers, and soloists were in the chapel. Our webcam brought us together and offered Community and fellowship for all who wished to be part of it, wherever they were. Fr. O’Brolchain told [...]
Senior English Debating The Senior V Junior Debate Congratulations to our ten speakers who took part in the Junior vs. Senior English debate, debating the motion that “This House Believes that Celebrity Culture is the New Opiate of the Masses”. Speaking for the proposition was the Junior team of Gregory Quinn, Luca Kenny, Patrick Hayden, [...]
Duck Race Winners 2020 Supporting the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Well done to 2nd Year for their terrific fundraising for Vincent de Paul. €3,340 has been raised! The Duck Race took place on Wednesday last, 16th December, and the winners were: 1st Place: Cillian O'Leary 2nd Place: Jeremy Carroll (Joe Layden) This was [...]