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July 3, 2020
Interim Recommendations for the reopening of schools and educational facilities
This document summarises interim recommendations for the reopening of schools and educational facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will inform the development of sector specific guidance for educational settings by the Department of Education.CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL DOCUMENT
May 26, 2020
A message from the Residence Manager
Dear Parents, Guardians and Agents,I am writing to you all, as I understand there are many questions about school and boarding life in September in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is much speculation about the measures which will need to be in place and how schools and boarding schools...
May 4, 2020
Online LearningClick here to download the most recent update for online learning for all students
April 3, 2020
Finding Hope for Easter
Finding Hope in EasterEaster is a season of hope, joy, forgiveness, new life and freedom. This Easter will not be marked in the “usual” way. Instead, society are being asked to be creative in finding alternative ways of celebrating the final events in the life of Christ, which are at...
March 18, 2020
Rockwell College Closure – Notice to Parents, Guardians, Agents & Host Families
Dear FriendsThis notice is intended to help parents and those acting in a parental capacity in light of the closure of Rockwell College until Monday, March 30th and possibly longer. We are all operating against a backdrop of uncertainty and many of you are facing challenging work environments also. I...
March 13, 2020
Rockwell College’s presentation of The Little Mermaid
Rockwell College’s presentation of The Little Mermaid on Tuesday and Wednesday last received rave reviews.The large Rockwell College cast under the brilliant guidance of producer Suzanne Buttimer, choreographer Therese Maher of the Rockwell College Musical Academy and assistant producer Lena Hally brought Hans Christian Anderson’s novel to life in an...
March 11, 2020
Most Recent Correspondence from Chief Medical Officer
Most Recent Correspondence from Chief Medical OfficerPLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW STATEMENT
February 26, 2020
COVID-19 Notice to Boarders Parents
Dear Parent or Guardian,We are monitoring the situation in Rockwell College Residence regarding the Coronavirus COVID-19 and will follow the HSE advice as listed on the HSE website.The advice given at present is as follows:If, in the past 14 days, an individual has:• travelled to Ireland from any of the...
February 16, 2020
Munster Senior Cup semi-final
Munster Senior Cup semi-final.Rockwell College 28 Crescent Comp 5Rockwell College put in sufficient groundwork in the second half to cement their place in this year’s Munster Senior Cup semi-finals where CBC Cork await.On a cool bright day in Markets Fields Limerick, a ground more associated with Soccer, Rockwell College advanced...
February 3, 2020
Munster Senior Cup 2nd. Round - Rockwell College 24 Bandon Grammar 0
Munster Senior Cup 2nd. RoundRockwell College 24 Bandon Grammar 0Rockwell College, by virtue of this emphatic victory against a resilient Bandon Grammar side, secured a quarter final joust against Crescent Comprehensive Limerick on February 12th. This Rockwell College side was quickly out of the blocks and just four minutes into...
January 28, 2020
Clonmel student recognized for top Accounting result
Rockwell College pupil Moya Whelan (LC 2019) from Clonmel was one of four young people recognised by the Business Studies Teachers’ Association Ireland on Friday January 24th at the annual Business Achievement Awards. The Awards are presented each year to the examination candidate who achieves the highest grade nationally in...
January 22, 2020
Senior Cup Rugby 2020 Round 1
Munster Senior Cup 1st. round: Rockwell 66 High School Clonmel 0The decision by Munster rugby to take this local derby to Independent Park defies logic, adding to the difficulty and expense for both teams and supporters. In truth, a local setting would have been more logical and would have swelled...
January 6, 2020
Rockwell College Newsletter
Over recent weeks, members of the TY group have been compiling a newsletter to be circulated to the Rockwell College Union members, past pupils of Rockwell College. If you would like to access the newsletter, you can do so by searching www.rockwellcollegeunion.com . Well done to all involved!
January 6, 2020
The late Fr. Peter Queally CSSp, College Archivist
Rockwell College regrets to announce the death of College Archivist Fr. Peter Queally CSSp on December 28th 2019, aged 80. Son of Mary Ellen (née Cotter) and Luke Queally of Broadstrand, Courtmacsherry, Peter attended primary school locally. After secondary studies in Rockwell College, he moved to the Spiritan novitiate at...
December 17, 2019
Boarders getting into the Christmas spirit
Boarders getting into the Christmas spirit -
December 16, 2019
Rockwell College Boarders Christmas Trip
38 boarders went on a trip to Dundrum town centre on Sunday 15th December. They followed an hour on the ice with some shopping. On the way home, they stopped for tea in Supermacs.The group had a great day, and they were a credit to Rockwell College.Please find more images...
November 7, 2019
Annual Mass for the Deceased
Annual Mass for the DeceasedThe Rockwell College Commemorative Mass for the Deceased will take place on Thursday, November 21st at 7pm in the College Chapel.All are welcome to attend to remember loved ones who have passed away. We will remember in a special way those who have left us over...
November 7, 2019
International Relations Club
The Rockwell College International Relations Club is a fun place to meet, read and discuss the week's major news from around the world. Every Wednesday we highlight news from politics, sport, science, celebrity, technology and the environment on lively posters for display in Rockwell College. This is great preparation for...
November 6, 2019
UCD & TCD Scholars
Congratulations to the members of the Class of 2019 who have been recognised by TCD and UCD for their outstanding LC results. Ciarán Healy is awarded an Entrance Exhibition by TCD and UCD has named the following Entrance Scholars: Fergal Maher, Leah Ryan, Dara Murphy, Bill Fitzgerald, Tom Dowling and...
October 18, 2019
Tiernan Power from Clonmel receives an award to attend the European Parliament
Well done to Tiernan Power, who is a Transition Year student in Rockwell College and was recently awarded with an all-expenses paid trip to meet M.E.P. Sean Kelly in the European Parliament in Brussels. Tiernan was selected as one of 20 students nationwide to partake in an agenda which includes...
October 10, 2019
SPIRITAN ETHOS DEVELOPMENT
Over the last decade or so, some Rockwell staff have “walked in the footprints” of the Spiritan Founders, Des Places and Libermann, on Pilgrimage in the Sorbonne University area of Paris. They have been accompanied by staff from other Spiritan schools and members of the Spiritan Education Trust. It is...
September 12, 2019
8 H1 grades for Bill Fitzgerald
Rockwell College was celebrating a 'first' with the release of the Leaving Certificate results on August 13th . Among the pupils celebrating their success was one for whom the results were a bigger surprise than most. Bill Fitzgerald, Clonmel, is one of only 5 candidates from the 55,000 receiving results...
August 8, 2019
Rockwell student wins bronze in the Young Economist of the Year Olympiad, held in St. Petersburg, Russia
Sihoo Kim secured the Bronze Medal at the International Economics Olympiad which was held in St Petersburg, Russia from July 23rd to July 31st. The competition featured exams in finance, macroeconomics, financial literacy, case studies as well as portfolio management. While Sihoo (known as Bob) performed consistently throughout it was...
June 19, 2019
Rockwell Transition student, Phillippa Harold Barry wins silver in the 4 Nations Microsoft Tournament in London
Rockwell Transition student, Phillippa Harold Barry from Tipperary competed in the 4 Nations Microsoft Tournament which was in the held British Law Library in London last weekend. This competition involves the use of Word, Power Point and Excel silver and competing against other students from England, Wales and Scotland. In...
May 10, 2019
Residence refurbishment underway
The boarders returned to a much-changed Residence after the Easter break with the complete overhaul of the former Cinema Rom to a bright and spacious Common Room, complete with new furniture, a pool table and table tennis table. The former Games Room was also spruced up and now functions as...
May 9, 2019
Good luck to our overseas students in the Cambridge Exams
Good luck to all our boarders taking part in the Cambridge First Certificate and Cambridge Advanced Certificate Exams on May 11th in University College Cork. The pupils have been preparingfor these in their Saturday TEFL classes throughout the school year and will are well prepared for the challenge of exam...
May 7, 2019
Boarders Excursion to Fota Wildlife Park, Cork
On May 6th, 35 boarders travelled to Fota Wildlife Park in Cork to enjoy the one-day Educational Programme there. The day stared with team building exercises and the group got to experience all that this exceptional park has to offer in terms of wildlife roaming free. The boarders got up...
May 6, 2019
Young Economist of the Year
South Koreas Sihoo Kim to represent Ireland in the Economics Olympiad in MoscowSihoo Kim won the prestigious Young Economist of the Year Award. It was announced on May 2nd in front of a packed O’Reilly Hall in University College Dublin. Sihoo, affectionately known to his classmates as Bob submitted his...
April 8, 2019
Munster Junior Cup Final Rockwell 23 St. Munchins 12
Well drilled Rockwell side sweep Cup holders St. Munchins aside in an enthralling Munster Junior Cup finalRockwell had to wait 22 years to claim the Junior Cup but they did so in style and with such a disciplined and error free performance. This team tackled ferociously, showed great line speed...
March 5, 2019
Munster Junior Cup semi-final
Munster Junior Cup semi-finalRockwell 14 Crescent College 13Played in Thomond Park on Wednesday, this was very much a game which was influenced by a swirling wind. This was to affect both sides, but did not detract from the highly entertaining value from both sides playing some expansive rugby. Rockwell are...
February 12, 2019
Rockwell students raised €35,000 for the Hope Foundation in Calcutta, India, which they visited from the 15th. to the 22nd. of February.After a long flight of 12 hours plus a 2 hour flight change in Dubai the Rockwell students final arrived in Calcutta early on the 16th. February. This is...
February 1, 2019
Microsoft Word Success for Philippa!
Congratulations to Philippa Harold Barry on achieving the best Microsoft Word Exam result in Ireland. This was done by beating competition from over 15,000 other Transition Year students throughout Ireland. Philippa’s teacher, Roisin Egan, when commenting on Philippa’s achievement said, "I am delighted that her hard work, dedication and talent...
January 24, 2019
Ben McDonald- First Place
Rockwell student, Ben McDonald, obtained First Place in Business Studies in this year’s Leaving Certificate examination.Ben McDonald received this prestigious award from the Business Studies Teachers' Association of Ireland at a recent ceremony held in the Banking and Payments Federation building in Dublin. Ben, who is from Lurgan, Loughrea in...
January 16, 2019
Munster Senior Cup 1st. Round
Munster Senior Cup 1st. RoundRockwell 36 St. Munchin’s 5Rockwell opened their campaign with a comprehensive 36-5 victory over St. Munchin’s at Musgrave Park on Wednesday afternoon.The Rockwell loose head, Tom Dowling showed great power and pace to go over for their first try just 5 minutes into the game. This...
December 12, 2018
Congratulations to the U16 B. Ball team!
Rockwell reach the national U16 Basketball FinalRockwell College 12 CBS Kilkenny 10From the tip off it was easy to see that both teams were well matched and that it was going to be a close game. Conor Hennessy and Rory Collins started off the scoring for Rockwell with some great...
December 3, 2018
W.I.T.’s Business Awards Night
14 Rockwell Students honoured in W.I.T.’s Business Awards NightA’s in Junior Cert Business StudiesSeated: Siobhan Whelan, Annica O’Connor, Alex Cronin, Eddie DunphyBack: Dr.Thomas O’Toole (Head of Business W.I.T.) Michael Doyle (Rockwell), Liam Shine, Shane Neville, Matthew Burke, Akhil Mahesh, Dean Fanning, Phillipa Harold Barry, Nnedinma Eneh, Maeve Murphy, Denis Harrington...
November 13, 2018
Boarders visit Cahir Castle and Mitchelstown Caves 13/11/18
On Tuesday 13th of November a group of our Boarders visited two of Tipperary’s Historical attractions, Cahir Castle and the Mitchelstown Caves. Cahir Castle is one of Ireland’s best preserved Norman castles. Once the stronghold of the powerful Butler family, the Castle retains its impressive Keep, its tower and much...
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