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The Friary Wheel of Fortune

Originally part of a fundraising initiative set up in the 50’s. The Wheel of Fortune at the Friary is as popular now as ever. Recognised by many local people as a significant date on the Christmas calendar, the wheel has generated significant funds for the Friary schools over the years. Friends of the Friary get…

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Science Week 2015

In our experiment, we tried to predict and trial if the whole school could fit into Miss. Ronan’s classroom. What do you think? Did we manage to get 201 boys and their teachers into the 1 classroom? As part of Science Week 2015, we had a competition to make hats on the theme of science….

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

On Friday, November 20th a group from the West Midlands Theatre Company performed their version of Beauty and the Beast with some help from the boys of the Friary. An enthusiastic audience provided plenty of volunteers to tell jokes, race around after the Beast or help Beauty. Already looking forward to next year’s production if…

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DUNDALK FC VISIT

Today, Wednesday December 16th, Dundalk FC Captain Stephen O’ Donnell brought the FAI Cup and the League of Ireland Premier Division trophies to the Friary. He took questions from the boys on being a top level footballer and posed for photographs with each class group

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SEINN 2016

6th class pupils attended the Seinn 2016 prayer service and celebration in the Redeemer Church as part of Catholic Schools Week 2016. Music accompaniment was provide by Mr. Wynne and his band of musicians, who really excelled themselves with their quality musicianship.  Check out Seinn 2016 on Youtube to see video clips of this great…

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AN TAISCE SPRING CLEAN 2016

Wednesday last week, April 20th, saw the An Taisce Spring Clean take place in the Friary Boys. Green Schools Committee members and volunteers from all classes with some of the staff, spent the afternoon cleaning up the school grounds and the surrounding areas. Thanks to the work of the Green Schools Committee and all the…

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Friary Sports

The boys of the Friary have represented the school with distinction in many sports such as GAA, soccer, rugby, athletics, martial arts, boxingans many others at local, national and international levels. Physical Education is an important part of our school curriculum.  In more recent years, football teams from the school have won County Championships in…

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SPORTS DAY 2017

This year, as the Friary Field has be upgraded, drained and re-seeded, our annual sports day took place in the Dundalk Gaels GAA pitch. We were very lucky that the weather was kind to us and there was no rain. Unfortunately the Calaroga Inter Schools Relays did not take place and we must wait until…

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