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Mt St Joseph Abbey Acknowledge TY Prayer Path Project

The Transition Year Coordinator and Staff were wondering how they could ask fanatical rugby/hurling/gym young men in TY to do heavy manual work by way of a project. The project they had in mind was to restore an over-grown path in the monks’ forestry, from the statue of Our Lady […]

TY Prayer Path

In December the TY students engaged in a  project to develop a prayer path on the Abbey grounds under the guidance of Mr Smyth and Fr. Aodhán. The boys spent some Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings in January and February working tirelessly learning an array of new skills. The boys […]

Message from College Principal

This morning we had a private Mass celebrated in the College Chapel by our Patron Fr. Malachy. We prayed for all members of our College Community – students, parents, past students, staff and our monks. We are aware that this is a stressful and challenging time for all. We will […]

Dom. Peter Garvey Memorial Lecture

On Wednesday the Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin delivered the Dom. Peter Garvey memorial lecture in the Recreation Hall. The late Dom Pater was a member of our monastic community and he served two terms as College President. He was also a past pupil of the College as were 17 […]

Certified Irish Angus School Competition

A huge well done to the students who represented the College in the final of the Certified Irish Angus school competition, which was held in Croke Park on Wednesday the 4th of March. The team members included Lorcan Mullen, Joseph Coffey, Patrick Sheeran, Jonathon Flynn and Simon O’Keefe. The students […]

TY Prayer Path Project

The woods over at the Abbey were again a hive of activity today as the boys joined Fr Aodhàn and Mr Smyth to continue great progress. It is impressive to see the boys taking on this quite strenuous job and they do it with great banter and good fun. More […]

New Project Room

On Sunday evening last the Project Room was officially  opened by Mr Ronnie Culliton.  This room will be used by Junior students  working on their Classroom Based Assessments, it will allow them to work in small groups and to use technology to assist their research. The College would like to […]

Cultural trips for International TY Students

Our International TY students had an action packed few days last week with various different excursions. They had a day on an equine farm in Kilkenny, they got to feed the horses and take part in activities there. It was a good bonding experience for the students. There was a […]