Charity Work

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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Sponsored walk for charity, whole school event

By Geraldine Collins on May 9, 2016.  

  As an Annual event on the school calendar, the P.E. Department, headed up by Mr. Eddie Kirwan, Ms. Siobhain Dennehy, Ms. Sarah Falvey, Mr. Dean Lynch, and Ms. Kate Twohig, organise the Sponsored Walk.  This is keenly anticipated and generates pleasant camaraderie as students from first to fifth year, walk, run, or jog the […]

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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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Seachtain na Gaeilge in Ashton. An Ghaeilge abú!

By Geraldine Collins on Mar 11, 2016.  

  Students are animated,  and music fills the corridors of Ashton during Seachtain na Gaeilge, which this year has added momentum, as the date coincides closely with Proclamation Day and the commemorative ceremonies occurring nationwide, emphasising the importance of the Irish language and culture for us all. Tráth na gCeist, Ceoil, Damhsa, Duaiseanna go leor, […]

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Ashton Players present ‘The Lion King, directed by Mr. Drew Ruttle

By Geraldine Collins on Mar 11, 2016.  

Ashton Players – Transition Year students  - have been extremely busy as they prepared for their presentation of Disney’s ‘The Lion King’, under the direction of Mr. Drew Ruttle. The show has played to full houses each night, including  a matinee on Wednesday, when local primary school children attended, full of ‘wonder and awe’. The […]

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Justice Group raise funds for Medecins sans Frontieres

By Geraldine Collins on Feb 29, 2016.  

Medecins Sans Frontieres work in places of greatest need in the world, and can be found caring and administering  medical care in over 60 countries across the globe. Recently the Justice Group in Ashton, co-ordinated by Mr. Drew Ruttle, Chaplain, presented Clare Keaveney-Jiminez and Ciarán Hurley,  of University College Cork Friends of M.S.F.  with a […]

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Concern Cheque Presentation

By Geraldine Collins on Feb 10, 2016.  

   Ashton Transition Year students carried on the tradition of a 24-hr fast to raise funds for Concern and Christian Aid.  A group of four pupils Maebh Coakley, Tara Cronin, Cian Dillon and Roisin Dorney organised the event and almost 40 pupils took part.  The pupils fasted for 24 hours, stayed in school overnight,  and […]

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Ashton Prize Day photos 2015

By Geraldine Collins on Jan 20, 2016.  
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Corn Bedell presented at Ashton Assembly

By Geraldine Collins on Nov 11, 2015.  

Corn Bedell was presented recently at Assembly at Ashton School by Ms. Máire Roycroft atá ina ball ar Chumann Gaelach na hEaglaise do Ms. Creedon, Ms. Desmond, Ms. McCarthy and Mr. Geaney, múinteoirí Gaeilge at Ashton, on behalf of the school cohort.  A cheque to the value of 250 euros was also presented. The prize […]

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