Leaving Cert/Leaving Cert Applied Graduation

Congrats to all our students who graduated last Thursday. We celebrated their achievement by holding a LC/LCA Graduation Mass and Awards Ceremony, followed by some light refreshments and tea. 

We hope you enjoyed the evening in DCS and the rest of the night!  Special congrats to our “Claudia Gavin Student of the Year” award winner Colin Comer, the “Anne Flynn Science Award” winner Leah Noone and the “Pat Heaney Music Award” joint winners Colin Comer, the Sports Star Awards Dylan Hanley and Alife Sheehy, and the inaugural Sisters of Mercy Award winner Chloe Fleming. Also congratulations to all our Award Winners and those who received Certificates yesterday, and of course to all our students who graduated on the night. We are very proud of all of you.

Farm Safety Awareness Talk

“It is better to lose a minute in life, than to lose your life in a minute.” is the motto that our Senior Cycle students were encouraged to embrace after they attended a talk by farm accident survivor and native of Eyrecourt Mr. Peter Gohery. He gave gave two farm safety awareness talks in Dunmore Community School on Friday 5th April. He spoke tothe students and teachers about the horrific life changing accident he suffered. He gave them advice and made them aware of the potential dangers that are associated with machinery ( cars, tractors etc) if they are not handled in a safe and careful manner. Hopefully everyone at the talk will take on board his very important message. 

Blood Brothers the musical

Following the enormous success of our own musical ‘The Sound of Music’, 22 of our students jumped at the opportunity to travel to Castlebar to see the musical ‘Blood Brother’s’ yesterday – a great afternoon was enjoyed by all!

Blood brothers is currently on show in the TF Royal in Castlebar. It is an extraordinary production with some phenomenal acting, singing, staging and energy. We all came away in awe. Definitely offering some food for thought for our next production.

Dunmore Community School host a very successful Careers Expo 2019

Ms. Scarry assisted by the Transition Year and LCA students in Dunmore Community School hosted a very successful Careers Expo in the school on Friday 8th March. Our 3rd year, TY, LCA, 5th and 6th year students got a fantastic opportunity to speak to representatives from 30 information stands which included third level colleges and universities, financial institutions and local construction and pharamaceutical industries. It was wonderful to welcome parents to participitate in this very informative event as well as students and staff from other post primary schools in the local area. Now that a little time has passed since the event hopefully students have had time to process the information they gathered and this is helping them make informed choices about TY, LCA and senior cycle subject choice options. Our 6th year students can also use this information to help them prepare for upcoming PLC interviews, decide on CAO ‘change of mind’ options or deciding on apprenticeships that they are interested in.

Senior Cycle Options Night

Thanks to everyone that came along tonight. We hope you found it informative but if you have any queries, please feel free to contact the office or send us an email.

I would especially like to thank our 3 students, Aryn, Andrea and Chloe, who spoke about their experiences of TY and LCA.

As promised, please find links to the presentations, relevant links and the Subject choice explanation video and please get in contact if you have any queries.

It’s a wrap… The Sound of Music concludes.

Well done to all involved in our fantastic production… The Sound of Music.

After weeks of practice, it’s had to believe that our 4 shows are over. We want to congratulate our fantastic students on this wonderful production. All of their time, hard work and dedication over the past few weeks have certainly paid off and made this musical the huge success that it was. I have no doubt you will look back on these past few weeks as some of your best memories from secondary school in years to come.

Well done to you all, you should all be very proud of yourselves!

The Sound of Music

More to be added later…

The Sound of Music

Best of luck to the students, crew and production Team of our Musical “The Sound of Music” who perform their opening Matinee this morning @ 10 am in front of 280 primary school students, their teachers and our first years. We, as a staff, are very proud of the hard work, dedication and commitment of our students involved with the musical. I assure you of a thoroughly enjoyable show for all who attend, going by the fantastic full dress rehearsal on Tuesday. Please note their are some tickets still available for the 3 nights but they are selling fast. Those attending please be seated by 7:45 pm each night.

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