Bandon Grammar School

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Bandon Grammar School is a Church of Ireland secondary school situated in Bandon, County Cork, Ireland.

General

Bandon Grammar School is a co-educational, Independent
day and boarding school. The school accepts many international students from countries such as Germany, Spain, and France.

Bandon Grammar has released a brand new block in September 2011 opened by past student Graham Norton.

History

Bandon Grammar School was founded in 1641 by Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork.

Notable past students

  • Graham Norton, TV chat show host and actor. Norton attended BGS and finished his leaving cert in 1981.[1]
  • Darren Sweetnam, Munster rugby player and former Cork hurler.
  • Lennox Robinson, playwright and Director of the Abbey Theatre, contemporary of W.B. Yeats.

References

  1. ^ Riegel, Ralph (16 October 2010). "Graham proves a class act on return to school". Irish Independent. Retrieved 2011-07-13. 

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