1st Yr Girls Basketball Reach Semi-Finals!

Well done 1st-year Girls Basketball team who beat Spiddal last Monday in the league decider. An unsettled start thankfully ended in a 5 pt lead for our Dunmore girls as they stormed into the last quatre with fight and determination. These girls are no rookies when it comes to spirit of play and a tight defense that created fast-break chances secured our way forward in the league. We play St. Nathys in the Regional Semifinals on March 11th so the very best of luck, it would be fantastic for our 1st years to get to the final 🤞!


Dunmore 23

Spiddal 18 

2nd Yr Basketball Girls reach Semi-Finals!

Well done to our brilliant 2nd Year Girls basketball team who travelled to Colaiste na Coiribe today and took home gold after a nail-biting finish! Trailing by 8 pts, a change in defence was necessary to create steal opportunity’s and get scores on the board. Isabelle Murray and Chloe Diskin put huge pressure on front freeing up the ball on the run for Meadhbh Hanley, Emma Heneghan and Grace Dooley. All girls played their part in finally levelling the game which led to a tense 3 min extra time. To our delight, a lovely basket by Grace sealed the fate of the Irish speakers as the buzzer went and Dunmore girls celebrated an amazing win by 1 basket! We meet Charlestown in the Regional Semi-Finals hosted by our school on March 11th with the dream of Finals within our grasp. Best of luck girls and Ms.Canny.

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Col na Coiribe 24

Coronavirus Update

The Department of Education has asked all schools to bring the following letter from the Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health, Dr Tony Holohan, to your attention. It addresses the recent school closure as a result of the confirmed Covid-19 case.

This following links will also provide the most up to date information for parents in relation to the Coronavirus.

https://www.education.ie/en/The-Department/Announcements/information-for-schools-preschools-and-third-level-institutions-on-the-coronavirus.html

https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html

CoronaVirus Information

The Department of Education and Skills has updated information for schools, preschools and third level institutions on Covid-19; provided by the Department of Health and HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre following a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team.

Anyone who has been to affected regions in the last 14 days and has a cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties or fever should self-isolate and phone their GP immediately.

Anyone who has travelled from the affected regions and has no symptoms should visit http://www.hse.ie/ for advice.

The most important action we can take to protect ourselves from Covid-19 is regular hand-washing and good respiratory hygiene.

Binjas Win the Regional Finals

We are delighted to hear that our 2nd Year lads “The Binjas” have won the OneGoodIdea Junior Cycle Regional finals in Limerick this evening. A fantastic achievement for them, Ms Canny their mentor, and our school. #Onegoodidea #SEAI More details later.

2nd Year Girls Basketball drive forward in League

Well done to our 2nd year girls basketball team who got out of their basketball group to reach Galway teams Semi-Final stages. On Thurs 12th the most exciting game to watch saw Dunmore claw back a lead by Headford to secure a draw in the closing minutes of the game. Extra time ⌚ finished after 3 mins with Headfords club player scoring a free throw to beat us by 1 pt – Dunmore 25 Headford 26. That loss was fresh as today our girls hit the ground running against Pres Athenry in a brilliant performance ending in a scoreline Dunmore 25 Athenry 14. We play Colaiste Na Coiribe in the next round in a hope to reach Mayo/Galway Cross over Semi/Finals scheduled for March 11th. Best of luck Girls! 

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