22May 2022

TY Mud Kitchen Project!

Last September, TY’s along with there Woodwork teacher Mr O’ Gara decided to design make some Mud kitchens. The TY’s decided it would be nice to donate them to some local national Schools.  The project involved a lot of work including jointing and assembly, cutting, shaping, sanding and painting. We also used out new laser cutting …

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17May 2022


Last week our TY students participated in our CPR4Schools Training. The programme provides students with the skills and confidence to recognise cardiac arrest and perform hands-only CPR. Following the training students are now certified in CPR Training and know: How to recognise cardiac arrest and perform CPR How to use an AED How to assist …

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11May 2022

TY Croagh Patrick Trip

TY’s along with Ms Clesham, Ms Doyle and Mr O Gara travelled to Westport to hike Croagh Patrick. Luckily the rain stayed away. A great day was had by all.

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08May 2022

DCS Darkness Into Light 2022

At 4:15 am on Saturday the 7th of May, we held our 2nd Darkness into Light walk to help raise funds for Pieta House. Sincere thanks to all those who donated to Pieta house, and to all who turned up to join us for the walk – students, parents, staff and members of the local …

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30Apr 2022

Darkness into Light 7th May 2022

On Saturday 7th May the annual Darkness into Light Walk is taking place around Ireland. Please walk with us at Dunmore Community School on the morning of the 7th May. Register online at or please donate at  

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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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07Apr 2022

Galway Student Enterprise Competition

Students from Dunmore Community School were very successful in the recent Galway Student Enterprise Competition organised by the Galway Local Enterprise Office. Nathan Gannon, a Transition Year student, created handcrafted wooden medal holders which were sold at the Christmas Market in Dunmore and online. He won the Best Marketing Award in the Senior Enterprise Category.  …

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22Mar 2022

TY Knock Pilgrimage

Our TY students along with many students from all around Ireland travelled to Knock Shrine on 22nd March for the Pope John Paul II annual pilgrimage. The day included a talk from guest speaker Fr Peter McVerry – Homeless Campaigner and Celebration of the Eucharist, lead by Award Patron, Bishop Donal McKeown. Fr Peter Mc Verry encouraged …

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18Dec 2021

2022 Calendar

TY Students have compiled a calendar featuring artwork from present and past students of DCS.  Price €6.  We would appreciate your support with this new venture.  To purchase your copy, please send €6 in on Monday with your son/daughter to secure your calendar.  There is a limited number available.

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09Nov 2021

Junior Lads football

Our Junior lads football team travelled to Galway before the midterm to play St. Mary’s College in the Junior B Galway competition. Despite taking a few minutes to settle, it didn’t take our team long to take a lead in the game. Powerful runs through the middle from Robert Heneghan and the unstoppable scoring boot …

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