Friday, August 31, 2007
Saturday, August 25, 2007
He is buried in the Jesuit plot at Glasnevin Cemetery, which has excellent tours for schools and the general public. Pictured, our head of department John Fanagan at the memorial on a recent visit (Hopkins's name is on the top of the second tier).
Thursday, August 23, 2007
The Fall was published in 2003. The title combines two of the book's concerns: mountaineering and the loss of innocence. Mawer writes evocatively about climbing, particularly in
Wednesday, August 15, 2007
- 94% of our pupils took the exam at Higher Level ; nationally, 64% do.
- 20% of Columbans got 'A' (nationally the figure is 6.6%)
- 33% got 'B' (nationally 18.2%)
- 29% got 'C' (nationally 24.2%)