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‘Elf’ the musical hits all the right notes

By Geraldine Collins on Jan 26, 2017.  

An extravaganza of ‘Elf’ the musical at Ashton! Ashton School Players, directed by Mr. Drew Ruttle brought the audiences to their feet once again with their presentation of ‘Elf’ the musical, which was held recently in the Physical Education Hall at Ashton School. Tickets sold fast and seats filled to maximum capacity.  Audiences were charmed […]

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Ashton School Recruiting Sports Coaches

By Ashton School on Jan 17, 2017.  

Ashton School is expanding its extra-curricular sports programme and is currently recruiting coaches. Interested candidates with suitable experience/sporting background should make contact with the Principal at 021-4966044 or email ashton@iol.ie. Remuneration will depend on experience.

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Elf the Musical-Tickets on sale now!

By Drew Ruttle on Jan 9, 2017.  

Elf The Musical JR. is an uplifting musical about one boy’s quest to find his true identity. The story encourages each of us to approach each day with goodwill, wonder and cheer. From the first rehearsal the students from Ashton School Players have worked together as a team to create this wonderful experience for you […]

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German Exchange visit to Cologne.

By Geraldine Collins on Dec 14, 2016.  

 

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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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Gaeilge is winning again!

By Geraldine Collins on Nov 28, 2016.  

The Irish Department in Ashton were thrilled recently when they found out that they were once again winners in the Corn Bedell competition, where they have been winners on a number of occasions, 2016 being no exception. Rev. Tony Murphy presented a cheque and a framed certificate to the Irish Department at Ashton School Assembly […]

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Science Magic Show for Science Week

By Geraldine Collins on Nov 16, 2016.  

The word ‘magic’ conjures up many images, but none as interesting or ‘eye-opening’ as the ‘Science Magic Show ‘ which the Science Teachers at Ashton put on during Science Week, 2016. The Science Department teachers invited 5th class students, and their teachers from Our Lady of Lourdes National School, and Ballintemple National School to the […]

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Launch of “A History of Ashton School” by Alicia St Leger

By Ashton School on Nov 15, 2016.  

Our long-awaited history book has finally gone to print and will be launched on Friday, 2nd December 2016.  The launch will take place in Ashton School and the book will be launched by special guest – retired teacher and past-principal Bertie Smith.  Put the date in your diary, because it will be an occasion not to be missed.  Plan […]

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Action Week fundraising for charity

By Geraldine Collins on Nov 14, 2016.  

  Action Week 2016 – a HUGE success – 3,700 euros raised for charity. Action Week is a staple on the school calendar each year. The Justice Group, under the guidance of Chaplain Mr. Drew Ruttle, plan, organise, and co-ordinate whole-school, and individual activities for the week, all in aid of charity. The nominated charities […]

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