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18Oct 2020

DCS TY had a splashing time at Ireland’s largest inflatable waterpark

On Thursday 1st October Ms. Scarry and Ms. Grehan accompanied DCS TY to BaySports, Athlone. On a beautiful, sunny day the students engaged in the activities available at Ireland’s largest inflatable waterpark spread out over 1400 sq metres. Among the inflatables, they took on Tír na nÓg, the world’s tallest floating slide with plenty of excitement.

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28Sep 2020

European Week of Sport

Best of Luck to our Transition Year Students who will organise various sporting events for our staff & students this week as part of European Week of Sport.

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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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01Aug 2020

Transition Year Review 2019-2020

Transition Year Review 2019-20 This linked article is a summary of some of the events that were organised by Ms. Scarry and the Transition Years. Its is a shame that due to an international health pandemic our year had to end so abruptly. This article was written to remind our students of all the amazing …

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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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI8SePfcW2_BAA8vVMNmMXA/ …

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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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27May 2020

National Enterprise Competition

Well done to our TY mini-company ‘What about Me’ who came 3rd in the National Enterprise Competition today in the virtual finals. We are extremely proud of you all, a fantastic achievement. #StudentEnterprise #MakingitHappen

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09May 2020

What about me? Siblings of children with special needs

Many thanks to Eamon Donoghue, Journalist and Columnist of the Irish Times for his article on our TY Minicompany’s booklet ‘My Sibling,..then Me!’ https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/what-about-me-siblings-of-children-with-special-needs-1.4246447?fbclid=IwAR0-OlobkvTGn5OSSR1mdlFRApjLRtWolACKbMAdVGqMxFtWeZfnnLdJAPg

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29Apr 2020

Publication of TY Articles

Some of our transition years students got involved in Break the Seal Programme this year. It is an NUIG initiative that aims to support students who wish to complete a Research Study Report. As part of this programme, DCS got in contact with Ms. Anne Tierney, President of the Old Tuam Historical Society. She engaged …

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