07Jan 2022

2nd Year Virtual Parent Student Teacher Meeting

Due to the continuing rise in COVID cases across the country, we are unable to hold our planned face to face parent-teacher meeting on Thursday the 13th of January for our 2nd years. We have opted to continue the use of our virtual face to face video conference website with you and your child.  At …

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31Dec 2021

Happy New Year 2022

On behalf of all at DCS, I would like to wish all our current and past students, their parents/guardians, staff and all associated with Dunmore Community School a Healthy and Happy 2022.

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22Dec 2021

End of Term Fun – Happy Christmas 2021

Well done to all our students, our Student Council and staff who went to great lengths to organise our end of term today. Thanks to the Religion and Music departments for organising our Christmas Carol and Prayer Service which we held outside this year. Also, huge thanks to the Student Council and the TYs who …

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13Dec 2021

U16 Boys Basketball

Our Cadet boys team (U16) have won all their group games and have qualified for the West Region semi final/finals which will be held in Ballinfoyle Community Centre on Thursday. This young team won the final when they were in first year and due to Covid, they could not progress to the All-Ireland play-offs that …

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07Dec 2021

School Closed 8th Dec

Due to the high winds forecast for tonight, the Dept of Ed has instructed schools in counties with a Red or Orange warning to remain closed again tomorrow, the 8th Dec. Therefore, we will remain closed tomorrow and reopen on Thursday morning. This is to ensure the health and safety of the school body and …

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06Dec 2021

School Closure due to Storm Barra

Due to the significant nature of Storm Barra, as forecast by Met Éireann and to give sufficient notice to schools and parents/guardians, the Department is advising that all schools covered by the Red Alert and Orange warning from Met Éireann should not open tomorrow, the 7th of December.  A status orange warning has issued for counties …

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19Nov 2021

Senior Boys Basketball

Hard luck to our Senior Basketball team who were defeated by Headford recently by 1 point. We were very slow to start and went 10 points down in the first quarter. However, we fought hard and took the lead in the second quarter. The game was a tight affair and it was played at a …

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15Nov 2021

Cadet Boys Basketball

Our Cadet boys (U16) basketball team had a 17 point victory over Headford. It was not until the third quarter when Dunmore took the lead and then, they dominated after that. It has been over 18 months since this team have played. The team is made up mostly of 3rd year students who were crowned …

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15Nov 2021

National Garda Youth Award 2021

It was a very proud day for our school when our students from the What About Me? team received a National Garda Youth Award for their contribution to society. The group produced a booklet which was written by Katie Heneghan for siblings of people with Special Needs. Molly Martyn was the illustrator of the booklet. …

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12Nov 2021

Galway GAA Intermediate Football Final

There is great excitement building up to this weekend where the local GAA club Dunmore MacHales contests the Intermediate County final. There is a buzz around the corridors as the students speak about their local heroes and the teachers reminisce on their former students who will play on Saturday. All roads lead to Pearse Stadium …

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