East Leinster Schools Athletics Monday, 30th April & Thursday, 3rd May 2018 Over 60 athletes across nearly 40 events competed over 2 days at this year’s East Leinster Schools Athletics in Morton Stadium, Santry. JUNIOR LEVEL At Junior level Ethan Laing and Cian Ryan (both 2nd Year) were unfortunate to just miss out on qualification [...]
Sports & Family Day Sunday, 13th May 2018 A huge crowd of parents, students, past-students and friends of Blackrock enjoyed an extensive range of events and displays at our Annual Sports and Family Day. The day started with Soloist Stephen Ryan (6th Year) singing the National Anthem. From thereon it was non-stop activity across the [...]
Horse Racing Saturday, 5th May 2018 Congratulations to Sean Kirrane (6th Year) who achieved his second win ‘under rules’ at the Cork races on Saturday 5th May aboard the 16/1 shot ‘Footstepsintime’. A great win!
Tip Rugby Festival Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 The 5th Year Tip Rugby Festival in aid of Pieta House, took place on Wednesday 2nd May. Approximately 160 5th Years with some 4th Year students took part playing, refereeing and organising. There was a fantastic spirit and enthusiasm reflecting the character of the year group and €1,750 [...]
Summer Concert Thursday, 10th May 2018 Last Thursday’s (10th May) Summer Concert held in the Jubilee Hall, was a wonderful showcase of the broad range of musical talent at Blackrock. There were 18 acts including the 1st Year, Boarders, Libermann, Adult and 6th Year Choirs, our Orchestra, CeoltóIrí Carriaga, Soloists and duets, ably connected by [...]
Music Art & Drama Week 2018 Tuesday 8th to Friday 11th May 2018 A GREAT WEEK OF CULTURAL AND ARTISTIC EVENTS From a Magic Show to a Cinema Visit (The Greatest Showman), workshops in Song-writing, Animation, Film-making, Samba and Drama as well as a Staff-Student debate, the Transition Year boys were treated to a festival [...]
Camino 2018 After a hike of 110kms, the 20 Transition Year students along with Mr Brennan, Ms Nolan and Fr Marc Whelan arrived in Santiago De Compostella on Saturday last, May 12th. The physical challenge was significant but was completed in good humour with enthusiasm, care and respect that represents the very best of what [...]
ISTA Annual Third Year Science Quiz Wednesday, 9th May 2018 1st Place: Gregorio Vidalinc, Darragh Harrison and Matthew Gibney. Congratulations to our team of Gregorio Vidalinc, Darragh Harrison and Matthew Gibney who won the Annual Quiz held in Belvedere last Wednesday 9th May. This is a tremendous achievement as there were 50 teams in the [...]