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2 years 11 months
DCU Access Information Evening
Dublin City University will be hosting a parents information evening on Wednesday 25th November at 7.30pm in the Oscar Traynor Coaching Centre. Topics covered will be: How to apply to college - CAO application form How to apply for a student grant through SUSI How to apply to the HEAR scheme How to Support your Child with a Disability to Access College - DARE Scheme Wednesday 25 November 2015...
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Transition Year Geography Trip to Corballis Beach
Ms O'Gorman sent us these pictures of a wonderful trip for transition year students. It was a field study module to survey the wave movement and slope of the beach. Thank goodness for mild dry autumns!  
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Ms Ruth Daly from St. Patrick’s University, Maynooth, gave a presentation to the Leaving Certificate students on Friday 9th October.  Her talk was both informative and motivational.  The students were afforded an opportunity to ask questions at the end Many students are availing of the additional supports being offered through DCU and the Northside Partnership Programme.  Extra classes in Irish...
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On Thursday the 1st of October, Mr Faherty & Mr. Turbitt brought a group of 5th & 6th year students to a talk from a holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental. He spoke passionately and informatively on his experience of life inside the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. He captured the attention of the students with his honest delivery and they thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Read more about Mr...
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The 6th year art class attended the 'Sculpture in Context' Exhibition at the National Botanic Gardens. The visit was part of their History and Appreciation of art course.
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Students attend Ember training
In September a group of fifth year students were selected to go to Avoca Manor. There they took part in training for a religious leadership programme called Ember. This training involved lots of team building and leadership tasks. Lorena Cimpean, Jamie Hopkins, Megan Heeney-Holmes, Eoin Maxwell, Kelly Supple, and Roisín O’Sullivan Doyle are all part of the Ember team. As part of their role they...
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The 6th Years attended the Higher Options event organised by the Irish Times in conjunction with the Institute of Guidance Counsellors (IGC) on Friday 18th September in the RDS.  They also attended the Education Fair on Thursday 15th October 2015 in Parnell’s GAA Club, Coolock.  On this occasion they were joined by class 6S who are following the Leaving Certificate Applied Programme.  There were...
3 years 1 week
6th Year Art Class trip to the Botanic Gardens
The 6th Year Art class visited the 'Sculpture in Context' Exhibition at the National Botanic Gardens yesterday with their teacher, Ms Keenan. The photos are of pieces that were most appreciated by the pupils. The visit was part of their History and Appreciation of Art course.
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On Tuesday the 6th of October both Leaving Cert and 5th year students attended the Abbey Theatre for a talk on the 1916 rising to coincide with the students starting Sean O'Casey's magnificent play The Plough and The Stars.  Students had the privilege and pleasure of taking part in a talk by historian Fearghal McGarry for the launch of his essay The Abbey Theatre and Easter 1916 and for a...
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On Friday the 2nd of October Transition year students visited the Irish Aid Centre on Clonmel Street. They attended the centre as part of their TY religion course on Human Rights. The aim of the aid programme is to reduce poverty and hunger, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where the needs are greatest.  By supporting long term development and providing humanitarian assistance in over eighty...

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