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04Feb 2021

RTE2 Junk Kouture

Congrats to Sarah, Niamh and Riya having reached the final of Junk Kouture with their design Efflorescence; Michelle Visage’s favourite design in the Western Region! Sarah’s performance tonight was absolutely brilliant. We’re so proud of you all. The public vote is open again tomorrow so please keep voting for our girls. https://www.rte.ie/player/movie/junk-kouture-grand-final/181279784337

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09Jun 2020

What Planet are you on? – Climate Change Challenge

Following the success of our Binja’s in the recent SEAI One Good Idea competition, some of you may be interested in taking part in the getting involved with the following RTE programme? What Planet Are You On? is back on RTÉ One later this year.  The makers of Operation Transformation, The Restaurant and Super Garden, are looking for …

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28May 2020

Green-Schools Global Citizenship School of the Year Awards 2020

The 2019/2020 academic year marks the 23rd year of the Green-Schools programme in Ireland. Despite the temporary closure of schools in March, the dedication of schools to submit their Green Flag application after a two-year effort to create sustainable environments in their schools was both poignant and exceptional. The Green-Schools staff who have been recently …

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08May 2020

Green Schools Flag 2020

In such times of uncertainty, one thing is for sure; Dunmore Community School is environmentally conscious. We have just heard the fantastic news that we have been successful in obtaining yet another green school flag under the theme of Global Citizenship: Energy. We have been acknowledged for the positive impact our work has made and …

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24Apr 2020

Binjas Win the National SEAI One Good Idea Competition

Well done to our Binja’s and their mentor Ms Canny on winning the National Final yesterday. #OneGoodIdea Staff and students watched the Virtual National Final together in a Video Meeting and it was lovely to celebrate together, even if it was online! We are so proud of their achievements. When we return to school in …

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25Feb 2020

Binjas Win the Regional Finals

We are delighted to hear that our 2nd Year lads “The Binjas” have won the OneGoodIdea Junior Cycle Regional finals in Limerick this evening. A fantastic achievement for them, Ms Canny their mentor, and our school. #Onegoodidea #SEAI More details later.

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24Feb 2020

Binjas fight for Climate Change in Limerick

Best of luck to our 2nd Year boys ‘The Binjas’ who travel to the Omniplex Limerick tomorrow for the SEAI One Good Idea Regional Finals! Their very creative film will be played on the big screen followed by a Presentation Pitch and then questioned by a panel of judges. Their idea to encourage the 3Rs …

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20Jan 2020

Green Schools – Water Bottle Filler

Special thanks to Mark Molloy, Environmental Awareness Officer of Galway County Council, who came to visit our Green Schools Committee last week to talk to them about the importance of water conservation and reducing the use of plastic bottles. Thanks to the help of Mark, and the generous sponsorship of Galway County Council we had …

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20Jan 2020

Climate Action Workshop

Last week the 2B CSPE class had a Climate Action Workshop with a representative from the SEAI. Following on from the SEAI’s and the Dept Of Educations Deep Energy Retrofit Pilot grant, where Dunmore CS received huge funding last summer to make our school more energy-efficient, our 2B class decided to enter the One Good …

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16Dec 2019

Water Fountain/Bottle Filler

Thanks to CrystalClear for installing our Water Fountain/Water Bottle Filler today. This Versa Filler will refill a bottle in approximately 30 seconds with cooled, filtered water. It will also help our Green School committee keep a tally of how many bottles are saved as it counts each bottle refilled. Our Green School Committee would like …

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