Sports

Arrangements for Hockey Practice

By Ashton School on Oct 10, 2018.  

10th October 2018 Arrangements for Hockey Practice Dear Parents, As the school hockey pitch will be unavailable for a period of time, it is necessary to put other arrangements in place to facilitate the continuation of the school’s hockey programme without further interruption. Alternative arrangements have been put in place from Monday, 15th October. From that […]

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Ashton School Uniform and Sports Kit

By Ashton School on Jul 11, 2018.  

Until Friday, 13th July 2018… All items (except shirts and shoes) will be available from Welch Sports, Douglas Village Shopping Centre, Cork. (Tesco) until 13th July. Phone 021-4857004.  All hockey sticks, bags, shoes, protection etc will be available from Welchs Hockeyworld, Unit 3 Frankfield Business Park, Ballycureen, Cork, T12 RPR9 (near Musgraves).  Phone 021-4311651. From Monday 16th July 2018… All Ashton School Uniform and Sports […]

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Ashton Justice Committee present cheque to COPE Foundation.

By Geraldine Collins on Mar 14, 2018.  

  At a recent assembly, a cheque was presented to COPE Foundation as a beneficiary of the funds raised during Action Week, by the Justice Committee, co-ordinated by Mr. Ruttle which totalled 4,000 euros.  Students and staff were totally immersed in this week of fun to raise funds for local, national, and international charities.   […]

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Sports Person of the Month December 2017 Anna Torres

By Geraldine Collins on Jan 23, 2018.  

        Interview with Anna Torres Sports Person of the Month – December 2017. Anna recently participated in a cross country schools competition and came in first place. Her hard work and dedication to athletics really stood out this year so far.   Q. How did you feel before the race? Before the race […]

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Athletics students have great success

By Geraldine Collins on Dec 8, 2017.  

The Athletics Association of Ireland ran cross-country challenge activities for students from across the country.  The purpose was to encourage students uptake in distance running.  It was open to all abilities. Ashton had 33 athletes representing the school in the challenge. Anna Torres 4th year came first in the 4th/5th/6th year girls section, with Sofia […]

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Art student Jade Segrillo is a winner

By Geraldine Collins on Dec 7, 2017.  

Students of Art were invited to participate in the Jane Glanville Art Competition, open to TY, 5th year students from six Protestant schools (mostly comprehensive) in Ireland, based on themes of Reflection, Journey, Change or Contemplation, co-ordinated by Ms. O’Shea.  Highly commended was Muireann O’Callaghan, 3rd Prize was awarded to Molly Neill, 2nd prize to […]

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Sports Person of the month November 2017 Christina Dring

By Geraldine Collins on Dec 5, 2017.  

Interview with Christina Dring conducted by Transition Year Sports Captains: Cara Lamb, Rory Lee and Jack O Meara.   Christina Dring – Sports person – November 2017.   Who do you look up to in sport? A. Katie Taylor. I met her in Transition Year at a STEM day and she did a Q&A. She […]

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Ashton Awareness Week against Bullying in all its forms

By Geraldine Collins on Nov 22, 2017.  

Ashton Awareness Week against LGBT bullying was held as a whole-school event during November, and was immensely successful in getting discussion going on the topic of bullying in all its manifestations.  The aim was to help students develop an understanding of how cyber bullying and homophobic bullying are hurtful, help build their empathy towards students […]

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Science Week at Ashton

By Geraldine Collins on Nov 22, 2017.  

  Congratulations to the Science stars who came 5th in Ireland when they recently attended the Irish Teachers Science Association Regional finals in Dublin. They had strong competition from across the whole country, and ultimately came a proud 5th place nationally.  The team were Robison O’Dea, William Ronayne, Zach Lumley. Well done to each of […]

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Christina Dring thrilled with Senior Cup Final Win

By Geraldine Collins on Nov 6, 2017.  

  Interview with Christina Dring- Sports Person of the Month November Christina Dring is this years first Ashton Sports Awards winner.       She recently won the FAI Continental Tyres Senior Cup Final playing with Cork City Football team. She’s also a key player on the Ashton Senior A girls hockey team.     […]

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