School Calendar

UPDATED July 2023

The Board of Management, having taken into account consultation with staff, consideration of the needs of students and parents and the organisational needs of the school, has agreed on the following arrangements and calendar for the year 2023/2024.

Mid-Term Break:

Sat 28th Oct to Sun 5th Nov 2023 inclusive.

Christmas Holidays:  

Sat 23rd Dec 2023 to Sun 7th Jan 2024 inclusive.

St Brigid’s Day:

Mon 5th Feb


Provisionally 2nd Feb –  9th Feb 2024

Mid-Term Break:  

Sat 10th Feb to Sun 18th Feb 2024 inclusive.

St. Patrick’s Day:   

Closed Mon 18th March 2024.

Easter Holidays:   

Sat 23rd March to Sun 7th April 2024 inclusive.

May Bank Holiday: 

Mon 6th May 2024.

Summer Holidays:

Closing on Friday 31st May 2024.

State Exams Commence:    

Wed 5th June – Wed 27th June 2024

Parent Teacher Meetings proposed dates:
School Timetable:

DCS operates a 1 hour timetable with the school day starting at 9 am sharp and 6 x 1 hr class periods a day, and 4 x 1hr on a Friday.

Break and lunch are 15 minutes and 35 minutes long respectively, so the school day finishes at 3:50 Monday to Thursday and 1:15 on Fridays.
Class 1: 9:00-10:00
Class 2: 10:00-11:00
Break: 11:00-11:15
Class 3: 11:15-12:15
Class 4: 12:15-13:15
Lunch: 13:15-13:50
Class 5: 13:50-14:50
Class 6: 14:50-15:50

Open Night:
Provisional Reopening Dates (Subject to change):
School Closure Dates:
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