Adult Education

John Spillane charms students and staff

By Geraldine Collins on May 23, 2017.  

    Singer/song writer of renown John Spillane recently visited the Irish Department at Ashton and really inspired students and  staff in a very intimate, spontaneous, and relaxed visit.   There were Irish songs, many of the beautiful old renditions,  Irish dancing, spontaneous singing from students, excellent  and entertaining violin playing and a great sense […]

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Olympian John Jermyn visits Ashton and inspires everyone

By Geraldine Collins on May 18, 2017.  

When Olympian John Jermyn entered the Sports Hall at Ashton School, Blackrock road, the sense of occasion was palpable, as the school choir, directed by Dr. Mary O’Brien, accompanied by Mr. Peter Stobart sang the aptly titled ‘When you believe’. He was greeted with a warm welcome to Assembly by Principal Mr. Adrian Landen, assisted […]

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Adult Education creating educational opportunities for everyone

By Geraldine Collins on May 8, 2017.  

      Adult Education  has a long and proud tradition of education based in Ashton School, over many years, co-ordinated by Mr. John O’Sullivan, Adult Education Officer.   The list of classes includes so many exciting, challenging and creative opportunities, it is not surprising the classes ‘fill’ so easily come the early days of Autumn.    […]

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Adult Education Enrolment Evening on 18th January 2017

By John O'Sullivan on Dec 12, 2016.  

The Adult Education Enrolment Evening for Spring 2017 will be held on Wednesday, 18th January 2017.  Come along to enrol for one or more of the many excellent courses available.  Check out our brochure online. There is a course to suit everyone.

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“A History of Ashton School” by Alicia St Leger

By Ashton School on Dec 3, 2016.  

Our long-awaited history book has been published and was launched on Friday, 2nd December 2016.  The launch took place in Ashton School and the book was launched by special guest – retired teacher and past-principal Bertie Smith. Bertie came to Ashton in 1974 and ended his teaching career as principal of Ashton in 2011.  With a connection with the school […]

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Awards Day at Ashton

By Geraldine Collins on Oct 24, 2016.  

  Ashton School, Blackrock Road, held their Annual Awards Day recently, attended by students, staff, Board of Management, Co-Patrons of the school, and invited guests. Prizes were awarded across the curriculum both academically and for sporting and extra-curricular success, generating positive affirmation for everyone involved. Guest of Honour on the day was Dr. Brian Appelbe, […]

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Ashton Digest June 2016

By Geraldine Collins on Jun 6, 2016.  

As Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate students sit their examinations, we wish them peace of mind, and heart, knowing that they have done their best.  We also wish their parents luck and lots of patience!. As an annual event on the school calendar, the P.E. Department, headed up by Mr. Eddie Kirwan, Ms. Siobhain Dennehy, […]

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Ashton Digest May 2016

By Geraldine Collins on May 28, 2016.  

Proclamation Day was celebrated with grace and dignity.  Students, staff and invited guests paid respectful and dignified attention to most interesting and informative presentations, co-ordinated by Mrs. Carmel Murphy, Maths Department. She informed every one of the historical background and context of Ireland’s history over the centuries up to 1916. Presentations were made by Muireann […]

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Rededication of St. Andrew’s Chapel at Ashton

By Geraldine Collins on Apr 25, 2016.  

Ashton School, Blackrock Road, Cork enjoys the many benefits of having a Chapel within the school complex, which is used daily, and thoroughly enjoyed by all those who have the pleasure of spending quiet and prayerful time there.   Set in what was the original part of the school complex, it is pivotal to all functions […]

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Adult Education Enrolment Evening on 13th January 2016

By Ashton School on Dec 13, 2015.  

The Adult Education Enrolment Evening for Spring 2016 will be held on Wednesday, 13th January 2016.  Come along to enrol for one or more of the many excellent courses available.  Check out our brochure online. There is a course to suit everyone.

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