St Paul’s Choir invited to sing with prestigious Irish Choir

The Girls’ choir of St Paul’s High School, Bessbrook, has been invited to sing with the prestigious National University of Ireland Maynooth’s Chamber Choir at their final concert in St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, Armagh, before they embark on their tour of North America. The NUI Maynooth Chamber Choir was founded in 1986 under Professor Gerard Gillen and was first […]

Choir, Music, News, Students

St Paul’s Drummers create history in Parliament Buildings

On Thursday 17 January, St Paul’s Ethnic Percussion Group was invited to perform in Stormont and were given the privilege of performing in two Chambers. This is the first ever percussion group that has been given the opportunity to perform in the room that the Assembly is held. Well done to all involved and a […]

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‘One More Day…’

As we prepare for the final performance of Les Misérables tonight, have a look at our special ‘Meet the Cast’ video below. And our clever students have created their own rendition of chart topping Gangnam Style giving you a sneak peek of their fun during rehearsals The Cast of Les Misérables – Gangnam Style from […]

Drama, Les Misérables, Music, School Musical, Students

Les Misérables at St Paul’s

Meet the St Paul’s Les Misérables cast in our exclusive photo set below. (Photography by Gary Crossan)

Announcements, Drama, Les Misérables, Music, School Musical

Les Misérables at St Paul’s!

  For many weeks over the summer holidays, as all the schools closed for the summer, St. Paul’s High School Bessbrook kept its doors open as numerous students dedicated time out of their summer break to practise for their upcoming performance of the hit musical Les Misérables.   Students and teachers alike have been working […]

Announcements, Drama, Les Misérables, Music, School Musical

Morning Service

BBC Radio Ulster broadcasted its weekly Morning Service from St Joseph’s Church, Meigh.  The Mass was celebrated by our Chaplain, Father Dermot Maloney. The broadcast featured our award-winning Choir, under the direction of Head of Music, Mr Colm Murphy. To hear Morning Service from BBC Radio Ulster, click on this link:   Morning Service* (* please […]

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Spring Concert at St Paul’s

The Music Department at St Paul’s High School hosted their Annual Spring Concert recently.  Head of Music, Mr Colm Murphy introduced the school’s choirs, orchestra and ensembles to a large audience of parents and friends of St Paul’s. A presentation was made to Mr Pat Ahearn, former Head of Irish at St Paul’s, who recalled […]

Choir, Music, Orchestra, Spring Concert, Students

Emily sings Pie Jesu for International Projects

Year 11 student Emily Shields has recorded her own moving rendition of the famous classical piece ‘Pie Jesu’.  Emily is supporting St Paul’s International Projects, and made her own CD and accompanying video which we’re delighted to show below. All proceeds from the sale of Emily’s CD will be donated to St Paul’s International Projects. […]

Announcements, Charity, International Projects, Music, Students

Highlights from our Grand Variety Concerts

As part of our fundraising efforts for St Paul’s International Projects, we hosted two Grand Variety Concerts in October, featuring staff, students and friends of St Paul’s.   They were both fantastic nights and our cameras were there to capture the highlights from the night. Scroll down to see some photos and videos from the […]

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St Paul’s Annual Spring Concert

The many talents of the young musicians and choristers of St Paul’s High School were on display at the school’s annual Spring Concert.

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