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On behalf of the entire school community here in St. Joseph’s may I wish all of you a very happy and healthy 2014. Gerry Cullen, Principal

Welcome to St. Joseph’s CBS

Delivering excellence in education for over 125 years   Principal’s welcome. Welcome to the website of St. Joseph’s, Fairview, a school that to generations of Dubliners was, and always will be, simply “Joey’s”.  In the school year 2013-14 we celebrated the milestone of 125 years contribution to education.  While being mindful of our fabled past we have … 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 of Damien Ryan, our local … Read more

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 and gearing up for a … Read more

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 win over St. David’s. The … 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 was played at home in … Read more

Zambia 2014

Plans are already underway for our return to the impoverished town of Kabwe. 11 students from Joey’s will travel out to Zambia to work for two weeks during their summer holidays. From 5th Year we have Daniel Yeates, Enzo Patriarca, Ben Treacy, Ziko, Dylan Murphy, Richard Kelly and from TY we have Alex Fay, Eric … Read more

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 Leon Bannerman, who showed great … Read more

June School Newsletter

Emmaus Retreat Centre: The Student Council Re-cently headed off to Em-maus to go on a leadership course. Thanks to the director, Gearóid, who lead us through the course. Irish Quiz: 1st & 2nd Years held the annual Irish Quiz in the Primary School Hall. Thanks to everybody who organized it. The Original Rude Boys: Took … Read more