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All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad

Before the Christmas break, students attended a workshop on Computational Linguistics in the Sacred Heart School, Drogheda. Lateral thinking, critical thinking, and problem-solving were to the fore as our students prepared for the AILO competition later this year.

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Breakfast Bonding

Our first-year students had the opportunity to connect with one another on Monday 13th January. Ably assisted by their 5th-year mentors, this breakfast morning offered students the chance to reinforce existing friendships as well as establish new ones. We are confident this will imbue students with a renewed sense of focus and community for the […]

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English Trip

Twenty-one of our Leaving Certificate Honours English students travelled to UCD on Tuesday 14th January to see a truly fantastic production of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ at the University’s Astra Hall. The innovative use of a circus motif presented students with a fresh perspective on the play’s events. We hope the experience will enhance their understanding in […]

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Sports Updates

Just before the Christmas break, our Senior boys rugby team were honoured to host a travelling South African team, The Titans. Freezing conditions did little to inhibit the quality of rugby played on the day. Congratulations to the Titans who ran out worthy winners with a scoreline of 35-17.

More recently, our Junior boys rugby team […]

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Book Launch

As part of our celebration of 350 years of education, a book on the history of the school was launched on 12th December. Co-authored by Principal Hugh Baker and local historian, John McCullen, the book includes stories and pictures documenting the school from its opening in 1669 to the present day. Anyone interested in purchasing […]

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Christmas Carol Service

Thursday 12th December marked a very special night for Drogheda Grammar School as we celebrated our annual Christmas Carol Service. With over 400 people in attendance at The Bevan Lamb Hall, the night comprised a memorable programme of music, (expertly led by music teacher Ms. Tamlyn Norris), carols and readings.

First to Sixth-year students showcased their […]

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Business Trade Fair

The Drogheda Grammar School Trade fair took place on Friday 13th. A perennial favourite of the school calendar, it offers business students a platform to put what they study in theory into practice. This years’ Trade Fair saw every student enterprise putting in a lot of hard-work to ensure they were successful on the day. […]

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Sport Results

Our 1st Year hockey players enjoyed great success recently as they went to Wesley College and won 3-0. Our 1st girls travelled to St. Gerard’s in Bray where our As won and our B’s lost. Well played all, especially our first-time goalkeepers! 

While our U14s boys’ rugby team were victorious over Dundalk Grammar School, our senior […]

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Transition Year School Bank

TY launched the Bank of Ireland ‘School Bank’ programme recently, which aims to promote financial literacy. The bank, which pupils run themselves with on-site help and guidance from Bank of Ireland staff, offers a unique workplace experience. 

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Student Poetry

Our congratulations to 5th Year student, Matthew Maloney, who won the Tommy Murray Award for most promising young writer award in the Francis Ledwidge writing competition for his poem, ‘Singing Man of Dingle’.  Pictured below is Matthew receiving his award.

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