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Looking to the Future

Drogheda Grammar School wishes to thank Philip Le Goy (Senior Consultant Engineering, ESB) and Engineers Ireland for the generous donation of a ‘car machine’ which can be used to teach students about renewable energy technology. The machine (pictured) runs on solar power and uses hydrogen to fuel the car through a power cell. No stranger […]

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Sport Updates

Our girls soccer team travelled to the Ireland vs Ukraine women’s soccer match Tallaght Stadium. It was a great night to see Ireland win with a record-breaking crowd in attendance.

Well done to our first-years boys hockey team who recorded an impressive 2-0 win against Kings’ Hospital. Our second-year team were unlucky to concede a late […]

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English Trip

On Tuesday 1st October, our 6th year students attended a production of J.M Synge’s play “The Playboy of the Western World” in the Gaiety Theatre, as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival. Now well into their revision of this play for their Leaving Certificate course, the students really enjoyed this modern adaption of the classic […]

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RTÉ Youth Assembly on Climate

Well done to TY student Clodagh Donnelly who has been selected to be a delegate at the first ever RTÉ Youth Assembly on Climate in Dáil Éireann. In the context of the centenary of the first Dáil, 157 young people have been selected to take part in this one-day Youth Assembly to establish the next […]

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Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying week began on Monday 21st with the theme of “Change Starts with Us”. TY students  sold wristbands to raise money for the very worthy ‘Barnardos’ and ‘Children in Need’ charities. A novel highlight of the week’s activities was the ‘Odd Socks Day’ on Tuesday 22nd. Finally, anti bullying plays were performed for junior cycle […]

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Maths week comes to a close

Maths Week Ireland is an all-Ireland celebration of Mathematics and promotes awareness, appreciation and understanding of maths through a huge variety of events and activities. ‘Being numerate’ is a cornerstone of Drogheda Grammar School and so we relished the opportunity to celebrate all things mathematic.  In the front hall, there was a display stand with […]

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Junior Cycle Results Day

Our TY students received their much anticipated Junior Cycle results on Friday 4th October. One could not help but be moved by the mixture of relief and elation on show as those fateful envelopes were opened. We are very proud of our students and delighted to see their hard work pay off. 

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350th Reunion

As our 350th reunion ball on Saturday 2nd November draws closer please don’t forget to purchase your tickets from the Westcourt Hotel, Drogheda (Ph: +353 (0) 41 9830965 or email info@westcourt.ie).  We have over 150 past pupils from various decades attending what should be a spectacular night.

If you know any past pupils that have not already brought […]

By |October 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on 350th Reunion

History Field Trip

Third-year History students travelled to The Irish National Heritage Park in Wexford on Tuesday 24th September where they learned about the history of Ireland’s Ancient East. The students were treated to a guided tour where they saw Neolithic settlements, Early Christian Ireland Monasteries and many more historical artefacts. A truly fantastic place to see History […]

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Outdoor Pursuits

The 17th-21st of September saw our TY students travel to Gartan Adventure Centre for a truly memorable teambuilding experience. Gartan is a perennial favourite of the TY programme and this year was no different. Our TYs were very fortunate with great weather as they enjoyed canoeing, orienteering, and hill-walking among many other activities. This week […]

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