07Apr 2016

Dunmore CS Students win GMIT CANSAT regional Final.

Two transition year teams participated in the local GMIT regional Cansat final, with Team CAN-Struction being victorious on the day. They will now compete in the national finals in Birr on Friday April 15th. The competition is an Engineering-Science Technology Project run by the European Space Agency.The aim of the competition is to design and …

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02Mar 2016

School Bank

Transition Year students along with Ger Brady from Bank of Ireland, Dunmore have set up a school bank. Students can open an account for €5 and the school bank will be open every Thursday at lunch time. Once 50 accounts are opened, account holder names will be entered in a draw for an I Pad! …

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02Mar 2016

Green Schools

Karl comer and James Quinn (transition year) have qualified as green school ambassadors 2016. In partnership with Irish water this programme focuses on the water theme of the green schools programme. They attended a workshop today which included speakers in the field of engineering, talks from the green schools and clean coasts programmes. They were …

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27Feb 2016

Transition Year Road Safety Show

Transition Year Students attended the ‘Think Twice Road Safety Awareness Show for Teenagers’in Leisureland Galway. This show was organised by Galway County and City Council and featured the Garda Siochana, the Fire and Ambulance Service and an A&E Consultant. A survivor of a road crash and a family member of a road fatality spoke to …

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07Feb 2016

TY Cake Bake

  Well done to our TY girls who organised a very successful Cake Bake. A huge thank you to everyone for their help and support.

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27Jan 2016

Transition Year Cansat

Congratulations to Team CAN-a-Bits (best video) and Team CAN-struction (most work done to date) who have succeeded in winning all categories of the preliminary round of the CANSAT competition hosted by GMIT. CanSat is a simulation of a real satellite, integrated within the volume and shape of a soft drink can. The challenge for …

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04Nov 2015

Comhairle na nÓg

TY Students Niamh Burke,Dearbhla Neenan,Rachel Diskin,Rachel Turner,Cathal Heneghan,Shane Raftery and James Quinn along with Community Youth Worker Bernie Conlon attended the Comhairle na nÓg AGM and related activities at Claregalway Castle recently.Over 170 students from secondary schools in Co.Galway were in attendance. B.Clesham

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15Oct 2015

Transition year golf

The transition year students took part in a golf workshop. It was an enjoyable event where they developed their skills.

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08Oct 2015

TY trip to Bord Gais Theatre

DCS TY students enjoyed a wonderful trip to Bord Gais Theatre recently to see the stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s award-winning novel “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”. A truly amazing show, a spectacular visual experience. Great day had by all

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