Well done to Transition Year students Eoin McCormick and Oisín Murray (pictured), and John Carton and Jack Kelly, who, on their own initiative, have been selling baked goods at Brighton Square weekly market in support of the Peter McVerry Trust. The group has already raised over €1,400 that will go directly to supporting people in homelessness.
Don't forget to register for this Gonzaga College SJ Alumni online event taking place this Thursday evening! Join Ulster and Ireland scrum half John Cooney (Class of '08), Executive Career Coach Jasper Walshe (Class of '96), French & German teacher Philippa Morris-Peeters and former English, Greek & Latin teacher Mr. Michael Bevan for interviews, nostalgia and memories. See here for more information.
Our Christmas Appeals are a little different this year. We can no longer handle toys for the Toy Appeal but both SVP and JRS are looking for donations or vouchers. Vouchers can be for any amount and any store. Likewise all donations will be gladly accepted, whatever the amount. The charities will then purchase the toys online with money received. We are also running a Food Bank Appeal for Crosscare and all non-perishable food will be accepted. All donations can be left in Roo
Congratulations to Charlie Quinn in S3B who was recently awarded a first place prize in the Decade of Centenaries History Competition. The decade 2012–2022 has been categorised as the ‘Decade of Centenaries’- it marks the centenary of a number of important historical events and developments that occurred in the period 1912–1922, in Ireland. The Department of Education created a competition for the submission of history projects based on these events/developments. The competit
We are delighted that despite the current restrictions the college once more will offer 6th Year retreats in a variety of formats, which have the central objective of helping each student to reflect, at this more mature age, on his daily human experience of life. What are your life principles and core values? What is the meaning of your life and how do you live it? Ignatius of Loyola asks a fundamental life question “What do you desire?” As far as possible and in accordance w
Well done to Sean Radcliffe in S3C who won a gold medal in the junior category of this year's AILO. 'AILO (All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad) is a problem-solving competition, which explores the different ways you look at things and helps you find a solution to any problem. The AILO competition begins with a school-based round. From the first round, the top one hundred students from across the country progress to the national final, which takes place outside of school. In the
Please join us remotely, from your homes, at 11am on Sunday November 8th for the annual Gonzaga College SJ Past Pupils Union Mass to celebrate and commemorate the deceased alumni, former teachers and Jesuits from the Gonzaga College SJ community. For the first time in 70 years this very special annual Mass has been recorded and made available online. We hope this mass brings some comfort to those remembering loved ones at this time and we thank all the talented students who
Secondary school students are invited to submit a photograph taken by themselves during the period from 14th October to 16th November 2020. The theme of the photograph will simply be ‘Biodiversity’. Please see attachment and Ms Gallagher for any further detail. Link to Google Form here.
We have Gonzaga College masks for sale as a Transition Year fundraiser for the Society of St Vincent de Paul. They are made in Ireland and cost only €5 each. The masks will be available to purchase in the Dining Hall during the two lunch breaks every day. Please contact Ms Crawford or any of the SVP Committee for more information.