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SPC Tour of Ireland – Day 6

SPC Tour of Ireland -“ Day 6 -“ Cork to Galway – A day of travelling through the south western corner of Ireland today as our group of 55 students and eight staff relocated from Cork to Galway. First stop of the journey was a morning tea at the historic tourist town of Adare, south…

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SPC Tour of Ireland – Day 5

SPC Tour of Ireland -“ Day 5 – The Blarney Castle is described as the most famous and most photographed building in Ireland and today our boys had the opportunity to see this 650-year-old structure and climb to its parapets. More glorious, clear spring weather greeted our trip to Blarney, presenting the perfect conditions to…

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2016 Ireland Tour – Day 4

Day 4 -“ Easter Sunday, March 27 Easter Sunday was welcomed with an early wake up call for all members of the touring party who were asked to regather as one at 8am at the Parnell Gaelic Football Club. Following yesterday’s games, the boys were billeted out to local families for the night to experience…

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2016 Ireland Tour – Day 3

SPC v Dublin Invitational Day 3 of the 2016 St Patrick’s College tour of Ireland and the UK welcomed the first competitive hit-out with a match against representative teams made up of the best Gaelic football players from Dublin and surrounds. The 1sts and 2nds matches were played concurrently at the pristine surrounds of the…

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2016 Ireland Tour – Day 2

Our first full day in Ireland for the 2016 Tour provided some memories of a lifetime and the chance to meet some Irish sporting royalty. Following a long 35-hour journey to arrive in Dublin on Thursday night, the touring party was fighting off the effect of jet lag on Good Friday morning. As a result…

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2016 Ireland Tour – Arrival

Good evening all from Dublin, After a marathon journey which stretched more than 35 hours we have managed to all arrive safely and in one piece in Dublin, Ireland. We are proud to report that all our students behaved impeccably during long waits at customs and during the very long and tiring flights and this…

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Important meeting for Ireland Trip

Dear Parents, Students and Colleagues, An important meeting will be held next Wednesday March 2 at 7:30pm in the Old Collegians Pavilion to finalise details regarding the upcoming tour of Ireland. Parents and their sons attending the tour are strongly encouraged to attend the meeting as there will be much important information delivered as well…

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Parent information evening for Ireland Tour

An important information evening for parents of boys attending the 2016 St Patrick’s College Football Tour of Ireland and England will be held on Thursday, November 12 in the College Chapel. Tour manager Mr John Richards strongly encouraged all parents involved to attend the meeting which will provide crucial information about the evening. “The meeting…

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Movie night to raise funds for footy trip

The St Patrick’s College football programme has organised a fund raising movie night at the Regent Cinemas for Thursday, August 20. All funds raised through the night will be used to help offset costs for students and staff attending the 2016 Tour of Ireland and the United Kingdom which will take place in the term…

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Junior and Middle Schools Lap of the Lake

Hundreds of St Patrick’s College students from Years 7, 8 and 9 tested their middle-to-long distance running skills today during the 2015 House Lap of the Lake event. Starting in Session 7, straight after lunch, the students made their way to the start line outside the St Patrick’s College Rowing Shed prepared to tackle the…

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