Thanks to everyone who took part in the recent Green Schools Climate Action Week 2019. Thank you to Eamon Ryan TD for an inspiring talk in the school Chapel on Tuesday 15 October. On Friday, 18 October, we organised a Swap Shop, with the aim of encouraging re-use and reducing the amount of plastic and other materials we use. Boys brought in items such as books, games, and clothes and received tokens which they then used to ‘buy’ other items. Thanks to everyone who organised
Concert with Gonzaga Connections Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire Sunday, 20th October,8pm Finghin Collins, piano Gerry Murphy, composer Linda O’Shea Farren, Contemporary Music Centre Mozart Sonata in A major Alla Turca Composer’s Voice Linda O’Shea Farren interviews Gerry Murphy Murphy Ros Tapestry Suite no. 5 Battles in the Kingdom of Ossory Linda Buckley Ros Tapestry Suite no. 7 “William Marshal: The Flower of C
Six in a row!!!
Gonzaga A: 2019 Millfield Champions! We won five board prizes: Danny Dwyer, Leo Phelan, Sean Hunter, Liam Ó Laoide and James Crowley. Thanks to our wonderful host, Matthew Turner GM.
Gonzaga B: 2nd in the Major section and three board prizes for Thomas Cooney, Charles Ridgeway and Macdara Hickey.
Huge congratulations to everyone involved!
The class of 2020 presents A Few Good Men by Aaron Sorkin. See photos here. The play is a thrilling courtroom drama about Lt Daniel Kaffee (Cillian O Donnell), a young and inexperienced military lawyer defending two U.S. marines charged with killing a fellow marine at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. Although Kaffee is known for seeking plea bargains, a fellow lawyer, Lt. Joe Galloway (Conor Finlay), convinces him that the accused marines were most likely carrying out a
The MS Readathon runs from 11 October – 11 November this year. All 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students are invited to take part. Boys collect sponsorship for all books they read during this time, and the funds raised go to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland. See here for details. More information and sponsorship packs are available in the school Library.
TY students are organising care packs which will be given to the Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People. Please bring in at least one item from the following list before Friday 11 October: [endif]Sleeping bags, Hats, Scarves, Gloves, Deodorant, Toothpaste, [if !supportLists] [endif]Shampoo/Conditioner, Shower gel, Body lotion, Hairbrush/Comb, [if !supportLists] [endif]Playing Cards, Lip balm/chap stick, Body lotion, Nutrition Bars/Sweets/Chocolate If you wish, you may add o