Abbey Christian Brothers' Grammar School
|Native name||Scoil na Mainstreach|
|Houses||Breffni, Donard, Iveagh, Oriel, Slemish|
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The Abbey Christian Brothers' Grammar School is a voluntary day school for boys aged 11 – 18 years in Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland. A new £18 million site opened on the outskirts of Newry in 2010, moving the school from Courtenay Hill where it had been based since 1966. The school gives its name to many streets surrounding the former site such as Abbey Yard and Abbey Heights. During its history, the school had been located at several sites around Newry, including Chapel Street, Kilmorey Street, the Carstands at Margaret Street and the Mall, then on to Abbey Yard and Courtenay Hill.
Notable former pupils
- Séamus Mallon, Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) politician and former Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland
- Patrick Shea, Northern Irish civil servant
- Frank Aiken TD, Irish Republican Army commander, Tánaiste and served as Minister for Defence (1932–39), Minister for the Co-ordination of Defensive Measures (1939–45), Minister for Finance (1945–48) and Minister for External Affairs (1951–54; 1957–69)
- Denis Donoghue, Irish writer
- Ronan Rafferty, Irish golfer
- Joe Kernan, Gaelic football manager
- Seán O'Neill, Gaelic footballer
- Art Cosgrove, Irish historian, writer; Chancellor, University College Dublin
- Eunan O'Neill, Television presenter (Russia Today)
- Kevin McKernan, Down GAA Gaelic footballer
- Mickey Brady, Sinn Féin politician.
- Boyle, Fabian. "Three Cheers For "The Good Old Abbey Boys"". Newry Memories. Retrieved 7 May 2014.