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1 hour 38 min
Following an early start, a two-hour trip and a 16 km hike, Ethan Hackett Kissane still managed to find the time to send us his first nightly blog. Thanks Ethan! So today we started off in Rosmini at 8.15am, like could it have been earlier? We then hopped on the bus and left the school at 8.30am. When we arrived we dumped our bags in the activity centre and started on our hike. We started off...
14 hours 4 min
Transition year students about to bord the bus
The Transition Year class left this morning on the annual Carlingford trip. Staying in the local adventure centre, the group will embark on a hike over the Cooley mountains today and, later, will plan the activities for the coming days. Some of the students will keep a blog of each day's activities which will be uploaded to the website. 5th year students reminisced enviously as they watched the...
15 hours 36 min
On Monday 24th April 2017, 6th year students participated in a workshop with SHOUTOUT. A group of facilitators shared their own stories, of coming out and of their experiences of hommophobia. Students explored how some language and behaviour in a school environment could be hurtful for their peers. They were informed of the appropriate terminology that is used in the LGBTQ community. A highly...
2 weeks 5 days
Garda David Barron addresses Transition Year
Garda David Barron from the Road Safety Unit visited the school to give the TY class a talk on Road Safety. This is part of Mr Mc Namara’s Drivers' Education class. Garda Barron had a presentation aimed at students on all aspects of road safety from pedestrians to cyclists to motorists.
2 weeks 5 days
Students of Irish Sign Language Club invited a group of Transition Years from Holy Family School for the Deaf to Rosmini Community School on Thursday 6th April 2017. This visit is the first stage in developing a close partnership with students from the deaf and hard of hearding community in Dublin. After an official welcome of our guests, students delivered presentations on the history, ethos and...
3 weeks 15 hours
On Tuesday 4th April 2017, Transition Year students embarked on a walking retreat to the Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin. A short talk exploring how we are connected to plants from a tour guide helped to kick off a lovely morning spent in the beautiful surroundings of the Botanic Gardens. Students used wisdom to explore how they would respond differently to past mistakes around the statue of...
3 weeks 15 hours
All this week the Student Council are hosting an Easter egg hunt for all students to take part in! Happy hunting!
1 month 1 week
Transition Year student Paul Geoghegan recently made his international debut at the German judo Blind Open at the -73kg category. Paul weighed in at 72.8kg and declared "phew, now it's time to eat!." There were many world ranking players in Paul's category so the important goal was to gain experience and prepare for the future. As coach and past pupil Colly Kiernan said, "The competition was...
1 month 1 week
St Patrick's Day preparation with 1A
Students of 1A gathered to reflect on the life and mission of our patron saint in advance on March 17th. They learned about his childhood in Wales, the time he spent in slavery as a shepherd and a very special call from God to return to Ireland to preach Christianity. Students learned about the story of St. Patrick and the ancient myths of Irish culture by engaging with symbols such as the...
1 month 2 weeks
One Book One Community
All first years are taking part in the One Book One Community initiative with 16 other primary and secondary schools in the area. They attended the opening ceremony on January the 20th. One Book One Community is a community reading project based on the successful One City One Book project that take place ever year in Dublin and in cities across the world. As part of One Book One Community...

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