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22Apr 2024

Dunmore Community School Celebrates Earth Day April 22nd

The Green Schools Committee organised a host of events to mark Earth Day April 22.  These included a guided walk on the Bog Loop starting at the Historic Dunmore Castle.  The students were accompanied by Rosie – Mr. Daly’s Dog for this stunning walk washed with beautiful spring sunshine.  The Bird Song was everywhere and …

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11May 2022

Dunmore Energy Master Plan

The Dunmore Energy Master Plan is being launched tomorrow in the town hall (Thursday 12th) from 11am-1pm. This event will outline the current energy profile for Dunmore in relation to transport, commercial and domestic uses and outline how as a community we can lower this into the future privately in our own homes and as a …

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30Apr 2022

Native Irish Trees

Ms. Scarry and the Transition Years were busy this week organising the gifting of 150 tree saplings to students, staff and parents. Looking forward to seeing these native Irish trees ( Oak, Birch, Silver Birch, Hazel, Rowan, Scott’s Pine, Beech) mature and develop for generations to come. Thank you to Dunmore Tidy Towns Committee and …

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04Feb 2021

RTE2 Junk Kouture

Congrats to Sarah, Niamh and Riya having reached the final of Junk Kouture with their design Efflorescence; Michelle Visage’s favourite design in the Western Region! Sarah’s performance tonight was absolutely brilliant. We’re so proud of you all. The public vote is open again tomorrow so please keep voting for our girls. https://www.rte.ie/player/movie/junk-kouture-grand-final/181279784337

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09Jun 2020

What Planet are you on? – Climate Change Challenge

Following the success of our Binja’s in the recent SEAI One Good Idea competition, some of you may be interested in taking part in the getting involved with the following RTE programme? What Planet Are You On? is back on RTÉ One later this year.  The makers of Operation Transformation, The Restaurant and Super Garden, are looking for …

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28May 2020

Green-Schools Global Citizenship School of the Year Awards 2020

The 2019/2020 academic year marks the 23rd year of the Green-Schools programme in Ireland. Despite the temporary closure of schools in March, the dedication of schools to submit their Green Flag application after a two-year effort to create sustainable environments in their schools was both poignant and exceptional. The Green-Schools staff who have been recently …

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08May 2020

Green Schools Flag 2020

In such times of uncertainty, one thing is for sure; Dunmore Community School is environmentally conscious. We have just heard the fantastic news that we have been successful in obtaining yet another green school flag under the theme of Global Citizenship: Energy. We have been acknowledged for the positive impact our work has made and …

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24Apr 2020

Binjas Win the National SEAI One Good Idea Competition

Well done to our Binja’s and their mentor Ms Canny on winning the National Final yesterday. #OneGoodIdea Staff and students watched the Virtual National Final together in a Video Meeting and it was lovely to celebrate together, even if it was online! We are so proud of their achievements. When we return to school in …

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25Feb 2020

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.

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24Feb 2020

Binjas fight for Climate Change in Limerick

Best of luck to our 2nd Year boys ‘The Binjas’ who travel to the Omniplex Limerick tomorrow for the SEAI One Good Idea Regional Finals! Their very creative film will be played on the big screen followed by a Presentation Pitch and then questioned by a panel of judges. Their idea to encourage the 3Rs …

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