08Nov 2020

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon Virtual 2020

Ms. Grehan, Ms. Scarry and a group of 2nd, Ty, 5th and LCA2 ladies took on the VHI Virtual Mini Marathon challenge on Friday 23rd October. Great fun was had by all on a glorious, bright sunny day, a perfect lead into the mid-term break.

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27Oct 2020

JOTS 17 – 5 DCS students included

We are delighted to announce that the 17th edition of the Journal of the Old Tuam Society will be in shops on Friday 6th of November. This year we have five students from Dunmore Community School whose articles were chosen to be published. Earlier in the year we entered Break the Seal competition and as …

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18Oct 2020

Transition Years take part in a virtual poetry slam workshop

On Tuesday 13th October our Transition years took a leap of faith and participated in a virtual poetry slam workshop. Working with Stephen Murray via zoom made the workshop interesting and challenging and has hopefully highlighted to them the importance of developing their online communication skills. For further information please see

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01Aug 2020

Break the Seal Awards – 3rd place

Well done to Amy, Jessica and Laura on getting through to the finals of the Break the Seal Competition, we are very proud of you all.  Their excellent presentations were played online at the finals of the Break the Seal on Thursday. We are delighted to announce that Jessica was placed 3rd overall in the …

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29Jul 2020

Break the Seal Finals online tomorrow @ 2pm

The finals of the Irish National History Competition, Break the Seal 2020, will take place tomorrow the 30th of July at 2 pm. Why not join us online to watch the prerecorded presentations made by our three students, Laura Turner, Jessica McDonagh and Amy McConnell Canny. You can watch it live by clicking on this link: …

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21Jul 2020

Break the SEAL Finalists 2020

We are delighted to announce that three of our Transition Year History Students are in the final of Break the Seal Programme this year. The aim of the programme is to support history students as they complete a Research Study Report by connecting them with the important archives held at the James Hardiman Library at …

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07Jun 2020

School Work during Lockdown – Samples of work

It has been a very busy time in all our homes since the school closed on March 12th and online teaching and learning commenced. Both staff and students quickly adapted to this new way of working and some fantastic work was produced. Here is a small sample of work submitted for Home Ec, Visual Art, …

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