Sports

Positivity at Ashton all week

By Geraldine Collins on Mar 23, 2017.  

ASHTON A+ – Positivity week celebration Ashton was recently invited by the ISPCC along with other primary and secondary schools, and sporting clubs in Douglas to join the Shield programme for 2017 and become one of the first communities in Ireland to be actively working towards building an ethos of tolerance, acceptance and understanding. As […]

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Students enjoy Lacrosse sporting initiative

By Geraldine Collins on Mar 7, 2017.  

      Sporting students at Ashton recently had the marvelous opportunity to ‘try out’ Lacrosse as a field game. Tom Prior, head coach for the Irish Under 19’s team, and Dick Pepper international referee co-ordinated the event, organised through Lacrosse Ireland. They travelled from New York to deliver an introductory workshop with a group […]

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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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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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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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New Adidas School Tracksuit at Ashton

By Geraldine Collins on Oct 7, 2016.  

          Adidas School tracksuit (as per above photos), will be compulsory for all sports teams and OPTIONAL for all other students. Price €110.00 including the school crest and each student’s name initials. Fittings by Welch Sports in Ashton School, will take place on Monday 17th October, 2016. Deposit of €50.00 will […]

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Best of Luck to John and the Irish Hockey Squad in Rio 2016

By Ashton School on Aug 5, 2016.  

Ashton past pupil John Jermyn realised the Olympic hockey dream shared by many after being chosen for the Irish squad for Rio.  He begins Ireland’s Olympic quest on Saturday, 6th August 2016, when Ireland will play India at 3.00 p.m. A year ago Ireland came through an arduous qualifying campaign to rightly claim a berth […]

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Ashton Digest July/August 2016

By Geraldine Collins on Jul 28, 2016.  

Sports Assembly. In a dramatic and culturally entertaining introduction to Sports Assembly 2016, opened by Mr. Landen, facilitated by Mr. Eddie Kirwan, and the entire Physical Education Department, music and song received warm applause.  6th Year prefect, student Sally Hughes, accompanied by Mr. Drew Ruttle,  kept the school cohort enthralled with her sonorous voice.  She […]

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Transition Year Awards Night at Ashton

By Geraldine Collins on Jun 14, 2016.  

Transition Year students at Ashton School, Blackrock Road, Cork keenly anticipate this particular awards night, at the end of a very busy year.  Parents come to view and appreciate the work students have completed with great detail, imagination, and creativity. T.Y. Co-Ordinator Ms. Ryan welcomed everyone and used the ‘journey’ motif to impress on the […]

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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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