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 a water bottle filler and fountain installed before Christmas. Already, the Green Schools Committee have noticed a noticeable drop in the number of plastic bottles going into our recycling bins each day. They would like to encourage all students to please use refillable bottles each day to help in reducing our plastic usage going forward. @GalwayCounty @GalwayCoCo

TY French class

Last week in French class,, the TYs learnt about the ‘galette des rois’, a cake traditionally eaten in France during January to celebrate Epiphany. Félicitations to Javier and Molly who found the ‘fève’ and were crowned King and Queen for the day! 

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 Idea competition.

One of our boys’ teams “The Binjas” had great success and they qualified for the Regional Finals and in preparation for this, they must create a 1 min film and 3 min Presentation Pitch that will be played in the Omniplex cinema Limerick on 25th February. The class explored impacts of recycling, experiments with CO2 Gas and thoroughly enjoyed it all. Best of luck to our Binjas who are fighting for climate action and keeping a keen eye on all to see if you are using the right bins…..Watch out!

Best of Luck to Dunmore Musical Society

Best wishes to the cast and crew of Dunmore Musical Society on their production ‘Showtime 2020’ – the very best of 25 years, which opens tonight in the school auditorium at 8:00 pm. We are delighted to see several of our current and past students and staff sharing their talents in the production. Performances include hits from shows such as Annie get Your Gun, Oklahoma, Oliver, Hairspray, Grease, West Side Story, My Fair Lady and many more!

Come along and enjoy a memorable night. Tickets are still available in Howley’s Eurospar, Dunmore or Quinns, Tuam.

1st, 2nd & 5th Year Results now Live

Our Christmas Reports are now available on our website. They can be accessed via our VSWare portal. Please note we can no longer issue/reissue passwords, this must be completed by you as explained here. If you have any problems please email us at vsware@dunmorecs.ie for help. 

NB:- If you have more than 1 child in the school, there will be arrows under your child’s photo to allow you to move between each of your children.



Storm Brendan – Orange Warning

An orange weather warning has been issued for Galway and the West of Ireland because of storm Brendan. At present we intend to open today, but this may change depending on weather updates or if we get a Red Warning. We will update parents/guardians and staff by text if the decision to close is made.
If the school is open today, the final decision as to if students should travel rests entirely with parents/guardians.

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