Weekly Calendar - Vol. 4 Issue 15.                                Monday 10th December to Friday 14th December, 2018






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Monday 10th December


Ms. O’Sullivan’s Form 6 Art class trip to VISUAL Art Gallery in Carlow to view the current exhibition and have a guided tour of the gallery space. (Departing at 11.40 am)

3.40 pm

Tuesday 11th December


Mr. Garrett & Mr. Berry’s Form 3 History & English class trip to National Museum of Ireland and Collins Barracks Dublin.   (Departing at 8.40 am from Celbridge House)

3.40 pm

Tuesday 11th December


Ms. Harding’s students of Class Music from Form 2 to Form 6 trip to Bohemian Rhapsody at Kilkenny Cinema. (Departing at 10 am).

1.00 pm

Tuesday 11th & Wednesday 12th December


One Act Play Johnny Baluba : Teenage Detective. Tickets on sale at lunchtime from Tuesday 4th Dec.

Tuesday 11th for Kilkenny College Students 7 pm.

Wednesday 12th Kilkenny College Students and/or Parents who wish to attend.  7 pm.


Wednesday 12th December


SCT v Castletroy College Limerick away. 2.30 pm KO

2nds/3rds v Clongowes College Clane away. 2.30 pm KO

JCT A and B v St. Munchins Limerick at home on A Hollow (E) Pitch. 2.30 pm KO

U15 A v High School Dublin away. 2.30 pm KO

U15 B v High School Dublin away. 2.30 pm KO

7.30 pm

6.30 pm

7.00 pm

7.00 pm

Wednesday 12th December


Blitz v The Kings Hospital, High School and Newbridge College at home. 1.30 pm KO


Wednesday 12th December


Senior 1st v Loreto School Kilkenny at home on Pitch C. (League) 12 pm PB

Junior A v High School Dublin away. (Friendly) 2 pm PB

Junior B1 v High School Dublin away. (Friendly) 3 pm PB

Junior B2 v Abbey Community College at home on Pitch C (League) 1 pm PB

Minor B1 v Loreto School Kilkenny at home on Pitch D (League) 2 pm PB

Minor B2 v High School Dublin away. (Friendly) 3 pm PB

Form 1A v Abbey Community College at home on Pitch D (League) 1 pm PB

Form 1 B1 v Ursuline School Thurles away (Friendly) 1.30 pm PB

Form 1 B2 v Ursuline School, Thurles away (Friendly) 2.30 pm PB

Form 1 C1 v High School, Dublin away (Friendly) 2 pm PB

Form 1 C2 v High School Dublin away (Friendly) 2 pm B

7.30 pm

7.30 pm

7.30 pm

4.45 pm

4.45 pm

7.30 pm

7.30 pm

Wednesday 12th December


Senior 1st v St. Andrew’s College away. (League) 2 pm PB

Senior 2nd Training at home.

Junior A v Newpark away. (League) 1.30 pm PB

Minor A v St. Andrew’s College away. (League) 3.20 pm PB

1st Year v Newpark away. (League) 2.30 pm PB

7.15 pm

7.00 pm

7.15 pm

7.00 pm

Thursday 13th December


Ms. Arnopp’s Senior German class trip to Frankfurt, Germany. (Departing at 4 am from the Bus Shelter)

12.00 am

Thursday 13th December


Mr. Clarke & Ms. Fraser’s Form 5 English class trip to I.F.I. Dublin followed by Musical “Come from Away” at The Abbey Theatre. (Departing at 8.30 am from Celbridge House)                                                                                                                                      

12.30 am

Friday 14th December


Mr. Rossiter’s Form 6 Engineering class to L.I.T. Engineering Week to attend lecture and workshops. (Departing at 8.30 am)

3.30 pm

Friday 14th December


Ms. Kenny’s Form 5 Art class trip to National Design and Craft Gallery Kilkenny     (Departing at 11.20 am)                            

2 pm

Friday 14th December


Form 6 (students only) talk on ‘Resilience’ from 2.20 pm – 3.40 pm in The Boys Study Hall.


ETA = Estimated time of bus arrival back to Kilkenny College





Advanced Notice



20th December


Annual Kilkenny College Carol Service at St. Canice’s Cathedral 11 am

Reception for Parents & Guardians at the Kilkenny Inn Hotel immediately after the Carol Service. Hosted by the Kilkenny College Parents Association – all are welcome.

Christmas lunch for all students and staff from 12.30 pm. Arrangements as follows:


Form 1 and ½ Form 2 in SI

Form 3 and remainder Form 2 in S II


Form 4 and ½ Form 5 in SI

Form 6 and remainder Form 5 in S II

21st December



TY Christmas Market. 10 am – 12 noon

School closes for Christmas Holidays at 12.00 noon.


The annual school photographs are now available from https://my.stickyfolios.com/rsmzmgr6khsd

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Simon Thompson                                                   


Kilkenny College