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Sports Day a Resounding Success!

Sports Day a Resounding Success!

On Friday the 8th May, St Joseph’s held its annual Sports Day, which was a resounding success as usual.  The day was thoroughly enjoyed by the whole school community, staff and pupils alike. Below you will find several pictures representing some highlights of this very enjoyable occasion. Many thanks are… Read More

 
Juvenile Hurlers reach Semi-Final

Juvenile Hurlers reach Semi-Final

In last year’s Gazette, this team was earmarked as ‘the one to watch’. Since their season threw in back in January, they have set about justifying the tag, taking Joeys back into the business end of GAA competition. They progressed through the round-robin group winning all three matches, and amassing… Read More

 
Another International Athlete from Joey’s

Another International Athlete from Joey’s

Daniel Rowe, Second Year, recently travelled to St, Cyprien, France to represent his club in an International Judo Competition.  He succeeded in getting to the World Quarter Finals in Judo. The school community congratulates him and are delighted with his success,           .

 
Jack McCaffrey Visits School for Seachtain na Gaeilge

Jack McCaffrey Visits School for Seachtain na Gaeilge

Chun críoch a chur le Seachtain na Gaeilge thug Roinn na Gaeilge cuireadh do Jack McCaffrey teacht isteach chun labhairt le buachaillí ón chéad agus ón dara bliain.  On Friday 20th of March Jack McCaffrey, player on the Dublin Senior Football team, visited Joey’s to officially close Seachtain na Gaeilge. … Read More

 
Charity Tennis Event for Zambia

Charity Tennis Event for Zambia

  On Sunday May 25th Mr Trevor Lonergan (Vice-President) and Ms Mairéad Martin, Careers Guidance Teacher, organised a Charity Tennis Event in Clontarf Tennis Club. Many staff members, both teachers and SNAs, along with many of their friends from the Club and elsewhere took part in this fun event which… Read More

 

Historic Rugby First for Joey’s!

On December 5th 2013 a group of 1st & 2nd yrs made history when for the first time in our 125 year existence  our school played in an inter-schools rugby blitz held at the Clontarf road all-weather pitches.  The students have been training on Wednesday afternoons under the watchful eye… Read More

 
Joey’s Continue to Blaze a Trail in Soccer

Joey’s Continue to Blaze a Trail in Soccer

The stronghold of sport definitely resides in the soccer teams’ changing room. Following last year’s success at both levels, the teams this year have a significant burden of expectation on their shoulders. The senior team have more than held up their end of the bargain so far. Undefeated to date… Read More

 
1st Years Impress on Way to Final Blitz!

1st Years Impress on Way to Final Blitz!

The first years made the short journey to Coolock to compete in the city colleges’ first year hurling blitz during this term. Thirteen lads, who in the weeks previous had shown themselves to be talented hurlers, made the trip. The day started well with a strong display and a narrow… Read More

 

Junior Teams GAA-lloping Ahead

The school’s Senior GAA teams often compete under the radar but this year the Gaelic footballers have been impressing. At the time of print the footballers are one game away from qualifying from the group and reaching the knockout stages of the county competition. The first game of the season… Read More

 
Joey’s Jousters!

Joey’s Jousters!

On Monday the 2nd of December three of Joey’s finest fought in an inter-schools boxing showcase in the National Boxing Stadium. Schools across Dublin were represented and Leon Bannerman, Sean Lynam and Craig O’Neill boxed superbly on behalf of Joey’s. The first fight on the card was our very own… Read More