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As part of their Saint Vincent de Paul Befriending Project, Transition Year students have formed an Intergenerational choir with the elderly resident of Nazareth House care home. The purpose of this project is to engage in social outreach and to experience, first hand, how the lives of others can be enriched by volunteering one's time, gift and talent. On Monday 20th November 2017, students...
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To mark the end of Diversity Week 2017, 1st, 2nd and Transition Year students participated in a beautiful multi-faith prayer service. Prayers, reflections and scriptural readings from the major world faiths and philosophies were shared during the service. Students came together to celebrate the gift of diversity that helps make Rosmini the vibrant school community that it is today. School...
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Mahatma Gandhi once said: 'Religions are different roads converging upon the same point. What does it matter that we take different roads, so long as we reach the same goal.' As part of Diversity Week 2017, students were given the opportunity to explore religious and secular world views. Nick Park, Executive Director from the Evangelical Alliance of Ireland, met with 3rd year students to discuss...
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As part of their Craft and Design task, 6S and Ms Keenan visited the NCBI to see Terry Cartin in the Ceramics workshop. The students were undertaking research for their Ceramic tile wall panel group task. "Older" (!) visitors to our school may remember the wonderful ceramic and screen print wall panels displayed in the reception area. We look forward to seeing the completed work following...
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It is often said that strength lies in differences and not in similarities. Students of Rosmini Community School hosted an Intercultural Fair on Tuesday 7th November 2017. This fair showcased the very best food, music, language, artwork, customs and traditions from the different countries & communities that our students represent. Beautiful Bangladeshi gowns and Japanese kimonos were on...
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We were delighted to welcome Sakhya Prema and the team from BHS who came over from the UK to deliver workshops on the Buddhist religion. During these workshops, 1st and 2nd year students explored Mahayan and Theravada Buddhist culture. They were given a detailed understanding of India and Asia's ancient history; reincarnation and Netwon's law of karma. Students gained a deeper understanding of...
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Learning how to communicate through Irish Sign Language and Braille Mark Twain once wrote that 'kindess is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see'. During Diversity Week 2017, students in Rosmini Community School learned of the importance of treating all people with tolerance and respect. They explored cultures and traditions from around the world. On Thursday 9th November, 1st...
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As part of the Leaving Certificate Applied course, class 6S went to see God Has No Country in Dublin's Smock Alley Theatre. Students were blown away by writer and actor Donal Courtney's one-man performance of Monsignor Hugh O Flaherty, the Irish priest who helped 6,500 Jews hide from the Nazis in WWII. Students were lucky enough to speak to Courtney afterwards and were given insights into the...
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Alan Lyne and Enya Harrison from Maynooth University Israel Society met with students from Rosmini Community School on Wednesday 8th November 2017. 1st and 3rd year students were invited to explore the different religions and communities that exist in Israel. They learned about traditional kosher foods that are consumed at the dinner table by Israelis. Alan and Enya taught a few words of greeting...
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Diversity Week gives students the opportunity to explore the beliefs, traditions and rituals in each of the major world religions. Their knowledge of Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Religious Culture in Ireland was put to the test in an interactive quiz. The results from all of the teams that participated was very impressive. Congratulations to Tuomas, Martha, Gabriel and...

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