All Ireland U14 Championships

Best wishes to Meadhbh Hanley, a 1st Year student here in Dunmore CS, who is playing in the All Ireland U14 Championship in Longford tomorrow.

Thanks to her hard work and dedication, Meadhbh is on the U14 Ladies Roscommon County Team. She is a member of Michael Glaveys Club.

Best of luck to her and her team mates tomorrow.

TY Tour in Italy

At midnight yesterday, our TYs headed off on their tour to Italy. They have a busy itinerary for the next few days, which include visits to a Verona, Venice, lake Garda, Malcesine and Gardaland and a few other excursions.

On day 1, we traveled to Verona to visit a Roman Arena and Juliet’s house and then went for a boat trip on lake Garda. After a good night’s rest, today we are on the way to Venice.

ChessZ: Irish Secondary Schools

Well done to our chess players who travelled to Roscrea last week to take part in the All Ireland Secondary School ChessZ competition. All our teams played very well and a great day was had by all who took part. Special congrats to Mairead Glynn who came second in the All Ireland Chess Final.

LCA students welcome two guest speakers from the Dunmore Conference

On Thursday 2nd May, the LCA 6th Yr class and Ms. Scarry were given a very informative talk by Mary and Geraldine from the Dunmore Conference. The two ladies spoke about the work that the local St. Vincent de Paul Society does, how they fundraise and how someone could volunteer to join. The talk took place as part of a key assignment for Vocational Preparation and Guidance subject in the LCA programme. 


This could be of interest some of our current and past students- The National Youth Council of Ireland, together with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, are delighted to announce the call for applications for the United Nations Youth Delegate Programme for Ireland 2019 – 2020 which will support two young people aged between 18-25 years to join Ireland’s delegation to the United Nations in New York in September/October 2019 and January/March 2020 (Dates TBC).

Applications by May 19th 2019 . Further details and application from available here.

Easter Break study advice

Excellent article in last weeks Irish Examiner that might interest our Exam students –

The two-week Easter break is time to gain ground ahead of June’s State exams, but not to the point of burnout, says Aileen Lee of the Irish Examiner. For the parents of students sitting the Junior or Leaving Certificates, the two-week Easter break carries the pressure of what can realistically be achieved study-wise. During the break, students can get ahead with their study and get into a better mind-frame for their State exams in June, but only so much can be done in two weeks..….

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World Dancing Championships

Best wishes are extended to Nathan Gannon and Sarah Noone who will be competing in the World Dancing Championship during Easter. Nathan will be competing in North Carolina this coming weekend and Sarah will be competing the following week. They are wished the best of luck. They are always willing to share their talents in the school community and entertained many French students during the past few weeks and added great entertainment on Grandparents’ Day. 

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