Gonzaga students represented the school last weekend at ROCKMUN, the Blackrock College MUN event. This was the first MUN event in two years since the pandemic. The event began with a special message from Minister Simon Coveny congratulating all students for participating in the event and emphasising the importance of engaging in political discourse and developing the important skills of debate, political engagement and problem solving. Daniel Carroll, representative for the R
There will be a Transition Year Information Night on Tuesday March 8th at 7pm in the Coulson Theatre for all parents of current third year students. Mr Earley (the TY Coordinator) and the staff involved in the TY Programme will talk through all aspects of Transition Year.
The annual IMTA Maths Olympiad is a team maths competition for Leaving Certificate students that has been running since 1991. Each team is comprised of four students, and the competition consists of eight rounds, as well as a tie-breaker. The first six rounds consist of two questions per round, where students work in teams of two, and rounds 7 and 8 consist of four questions per round; each team member must work on an individual question. The questions are of Leaving Certific
The Leinster Schools Cross Country took place in Santry Demense on Wednesday 16 February. Weather conditions were punishing with plenty of wet and windy conditions to complement the hilly course. The first race to get underway for Gonzaga was the Minor boys 2000 metres. Liam Glynn lead the team home followed by Callum Ó Tuama, Lorcan Cooney, Theo Madigan, Leo Estevez Neill, Liam Bernin and Ces Collins. Overall, the team finished in 14th position. The next race for Gonzaga was
Gonzaga’s First Year Basketball team played its first ever competitive match yesterday, beating CBS Synge St 16-13 in a low-scoring yet high-energy thriller. Surging back from an early 6-0 deficit, the lads fought back with frenzied and at times chaotic intensity!
Congratulations to the Seniors on an excellent performance in yesterday's first round Cup match. Commiserations to our friends in Clongowes and thanks for a great match. Gonzaga College SJ 34 Clongowes Wood College SJ 26 Thanks to Mr Earley for the photos; more on our school Flickr page here.
The Gonzaga College SJ 6 Nations London Alumni Lunch is being held at Brinkleys Restaurant in Chelsea on Friday March 11th. All past pupils and friends of the College welcome! Tickets for the 3 course lunch with wine are priced at £75. Places are limited so please book your seat by following this link in the next day or two as we will be closing bookings when we reach capacity...
Míle buíochas le Éamon Ó Cuív TD, a thug cuairt ar ár scoil inné. Thank you very much to Éamon Ó Cuív TD who visited our school yesterday. He met TY students of Politics and Society and 5th Year Economics students to discuss his experiences of engaging with people of conflicting political opinions. Thanks to Pat Corkery SJ for organising the event. Photos by Mr Earley. See more on our school Flickr page here.
Yesterday our school's Ember Group met with Fr Niall Leahy SJ from Gardiner Street Parish. After celebrating Mass in the chapel, Fr Niall chatted with students about his life path, vocation, formation experiences, and current work. Thanks to Ms Regan and Pat Corkery SJ for organising the event, and to all the students who contributed to the Mass. Photo by Ms McNamara.
Our annual celebration of Creative Arts, Literature and Learning got off to an excellent start on Monday with a visit from David McPhillips, former lead guitarist with The Coronas. In conversation with Mr Michael Bevan, David (Class of 2003) spoke to students about the challenges and rewards of a career in music, and the benefits of changing career after 12 years in the music industry. On Tuesday students met Jordan Barry-Browne (Class of 2011), who is a freelance illustrator