We've had a busy first month back at school, with lots of activity both inside and outside the classroom. Here's just a selection: Third Year Greek students did a Dinosaur Etymology Project (Terrible (δεινος) Lizard (σαυρος)); the Gaelbhratach committee has been busy making plans for the year; First Year Latin students made a family motto display; First Year History students were excavating precious artifacts (chocolate chips) and learning about how archaeologists excavate si
All Ultimate Frisbee players throughout the college from Junior to Senior level took part in this year's successful first outing against St Fintan's High School on Wednesday 28 September. Thanks to Ms Gillane for the photos.
The school’s cross country runners were competing in the Dublin schools championships today. The performance of the day was from Alex Ó Tuama who finished third out of over 200 athletes. Harry Moran, Callum Ó Tuama and Oscar Sugrue-Lynch all finished high up in their races. Well done to all the boys that represented the school today.
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Well done to all the TY students who volunteered to help at last Saturday's PMV Trust Wexford Cycle, and thanks to Ms Crawford for coordinating. The students were fantastic and a great help to the organisers and to the cyclists. Photo by PMV Trust
SAVE THE DATE: On November 4th there will be a dinner held in Sydney for past pupils of Gonzaga College SJ and the five other Irish Jesuit Colleges, with Finance Director Fiachra Etchingham travelling to represent Gonzaga College SJ. We look forward to meeting all of our alumni based in Sydney at this event. More details to follow shortly!
Congratulations to Justin Ikwu (5B) who last year won the Robin Miller Trophy – the highest award for the Senior competition in the Classical Association of Ireland Teachers awards. He submitted a project on ‘Recognising Roman Oppression’, an in-depth analysis of the oppression that occurred throughout the Roman empire, examined through a modern lens. The judges labelled it a ‘masterful project’, which combined meticulous research, inclusion of Latin language sources, and cle
Congrats to Jules Start (2B) who competed in the Optimist Ulster championships on 10-11 September in Howth and came first place. Here he is pictured with his trophy together with his coach Tom Higgins - a well-known Gonzaga Alumni international sailor. Read more here. .
TY had a blast in beautiful Donegal last week with sun, sea, surf and craic. Thanks to Wild + Free Adventure Co for all their guidance and hard work throughout the week. A great opportunity to reflect upon the year to date. See our Flickr page for some more photos.
The annual Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes took place on 7-12 September. Along with teams from several other schools, four Gonzaga Sixth Year students, accompanied by Ms McNamara, travelled on the Pilgrimage to assist with the liturgies and to support the pilgrims. Thank you so much to Matthew, Patrick, Michael and Jude for their hard work and positive attitude throughout. It was a specially significant Pilgrimage this year because there had been a two-year break during
Congratulations to the following students who all represented Ireland over the summer in their respective sports: Cricket Olly Riley (4C) captained the U15 Irish cricket team when they travelled to Dumfries to play against Scotland in the Celtic Cup in early August. On his debut for Ireland, Olly scored 69 runs and took five wickets including a hat trick. The following week, the Irish team then travelled to Durham in England where they played and defeated four English county