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05Jun 2024

Best wishes to our Leaving Cert and Junior Cycle Students

Wishing the very best of luck to all our JC and LC students who are starting their state exams today at 9.30 a.m. All the effort you have put in will reap rewards. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Just do your best! During the exams, should anything arise, please contact us immediately …

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17May 2024

Gauss Mathematics Contest

Good luck to our 1st and 2nd year Maths students who are participating in the Gauss Mathematics Contest. It is a contest created and administered by the CEMC – Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing from the University of Waterloo, Canada.  These students are ready to tackle challenging problems and showcase their mathematical skills. …

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17May 2024

Gaelbhratach 2024

We are immensely proud of our 3rd year, TY and 5th year students who worked tirelessly to achieve the ‘Purple Flag’ or ‘Gaelbhratach’ for the school.  This is a prestigious award that acknowledges the development of the Irish language within the school . The students created a wonderful podcast ‘Gáire na Gael ‘ which is …

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13May 2024

Connacht U14 C League Champions

Dunmore Community School are celebrating after becoming Connacht U14 C League champions, beating Calasanctius Oranmore 30-19 in the final played at Tuam RFC. Dunmore led throughout, and their early dominance was built on the performance of their forwards, especially Kieran Cosgrove and James Mitchell, who provided the platform for their backs to play. Two tries, …

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09May 2024

Live Life – Knock 9th May 2024

Our 5th-year students travelled to Knock Shrine today for the ‘Live Life’ youth retreat to celebrate Donal Walsh and his legacy. Our students were inspired by motivational speakers Nikki Bradley and Sean from Community Cenacolo. The day concluded with mass in the Basilica. Thank you to the Walsh family and the youth ministry team at …

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02May 2024

LC Students Seize the Day – The Final Furlong

Our Final Furlong Programme for LC 2024 began today with a Staff vs Students Boccia Game in the Auditorium at Lunchtime. The first Student Team up was captained by Maedhbh Hanly with experienced players Alicia Costello & Emma Heneghan alongside. Staff teams were well prepared, and expectations were high.  The first staff team out was …

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25Apr 2024

SciFest 2024

Congratulations to Conor Moloney, Jack Mannix, and Ellen Gilmore on winning 1st place in the Intermediate Life Science Award at SciFest which took place at TUS Athlone yesterday. This is truly a remarkable achievement, and we are incredibly proud of them!

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25Apr 2024

LCVP 5 Factory Visit

Our LCVP 5 class recently went on a factory visit to our local factory, Stira Folding Attic Stairs. We learnt how Stira was set up originally in the 1980’s by Michael Burke. We got first-hand experience of the production process; we saw how raw materials are transformed into the finished product.  We examined the various employee roles …

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