St. Declan’s News

March 18, 2015


The first year hockey team played a league match against Loreto, Carlow, on 6th March. The game ended in a draw. It was a great performance with both sides evenly matched. It demonstrated the great potential we have in our new players who have only been playing since September.

Best of luck for the rest of the season!

All Ireland Hurling Semi-Final (Under 18½)

Congratulations to the under 18½ hurling team. They beat St. Louis Grammar School, Ballymena in the All Ireland Hurling Semi – Final. The match took place in Ashbourne on Saturday 7th March. It was a thrilling performance, with the match going to extra time. St Declan’s proved the stronger and were the deserving winners in the end.

Best of luck in the All Ireland!!

Musical Performance

The musical performance that won the “Best Musical Number in Ireland” in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre will be performing on Swipe T.V. at the end of March. The group comprised of Pippi Griffin and Ryan Houlihan (Vocals), Anna Johnson (Dancer) and Gearoid Murphy (Pianist) will perform their winning number “Say Something”.

4th Year Show

The annual 4th year Show took place in the school gym on Thursday 12th March.  The 4th years performed all day for the entire student body. The show at night was for parents. It demonstrated a wealth of talent and gave students an opportunity to showcase their talents. It was definitely the highlight of transition year so far!!

Thanks to Ms. Mitchell, Ms. Hennessy and Ms. Morrissey for all their hard work.




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