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Tributes are paid to Bangor Grammarian Gifford McConkey

Gifford aged 14 IT is with sincere regret we record the death of Bangor Grammarian George Gifford McConkey at the Ulster Hospital on Sunday past (2 April), following a short illness. A retired [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|0 Comments

Josh Martin – our sincere condolences to family and school community

It is with deep regret that we note the passing of pupil Josh Martin after a long fight against cancer. On behalf of the entire Association we send our sincere condolences to his family and [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|0 Comments

Bowl victory for BGS 1st XV tinged with sadness

Congratulations to the Bangor Grammar School 1st XV on securing the Danske Bank Schools’ Bowl yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon with a convincing 41-3 victory over local rivals Regent House at Pirrie Park. The match was preceded [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Members, News, School, Social, Sport|0 Comments

London (Dinner) Calling!!

It's not too late to book a place at the 32nd annual Bangor Grammarians London Dinner, which takes place on Friday 24 March at the Wesley Hotel, 81-103 Euston Street. Even if you can't make [...]

February 28th, 2017|Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|0 Comments

Pride in our Medallion team despite semi-final defeat

Saturday’s Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Medallion Shield semi-final saw Bangor Grammar School losing out to a very strong Royal School, Armagh XV at the Queen’s University Arena. Despite the defeat, the BGS team did much [...]

February 26th, 2017|History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|0 Comments

Funeral information

The funeral service for the late Walter Dowdall (see earlier post) will take place at Wesley Centenary Methodist Church, Hamilton Road, on Friday (24 February) at 1pm, with interment afterwards at Bangor New Cemetery (Newtownards [...]

February 22nd, 2017|History, Members, News, School|0 Comments