Events Calendar

Winter Concert ’18

🗓 SAVE THE DATE!‬ ‪🎹🎤 The annual DCC Winter Concert will take place in school on Tuesday 11th December. This is a wonderful occasion for our school community to gather together to celebrate the unique talents and skills of our students. Tickets on sale now – €5 for 1, €6 for 2 or €8 for 3! ‪🌟 Tues […]

5th Year Parent Teacher Meeting

This meeting will begin at 4.15pm and end at 6.45pm on Wednesday 5th December

Open Night 2018

The staff and students of Donabate Community College are looking forward to welcoming incoming students and their parents next Tuesday, 11th September from 6:30pm until 8:30pm for our Annual Open Night! Come and talk to our students and teachers about how we use technology in the classroom to maximise student potential. We look forward to […]

Second Hand Uniform Sale

Donabate Community College Parents’ Council will hold their annual second hand uniform sale on Saturday 23rd June, 11am-1pm.  

Senior Citizens Coffee Morning

On Friday May 11th from 11:30am to 1:00pm, the Transition Year McAleese class will be hosting a coffee morning in collaboration with Saint Vincent de Paul in Donabate Community College. Over the course of the year, the McAleese class have been participating in SVP workshops where they have been learning about issues such as social […]

Spring Fair 2018

The Spring Fair is coming to Donabate Community College on the 15th of April from 2pm until 5pm. It promises to be a great fun school community day. The DCC Parents Council are looking for donations of pre-loved clothes, toys, unwanted gifts, uniforms, books, games, bric-a-brac and all types of bottles from perfume to olive […]

2nd Year Parent Teacher Meeting

This meeting will begin at 4.15pm and end at 6.45pm on Wednesday 14th March

1:1 Device Meeting for Incoming First Years

We are looking forward to welcoming the parents and guardians of our incoming first-year students to a one to one device information evening on Tuesday 12th March at 7pm. The evening will be hosted by Mr Clarke, our ICT Coordinator along with students who will showcase their expertise in the use of the device. On […]

1st Year PTM

1st Year Parent Teacher Meeting will take place on Tuesday 23rd January from 4:15pm until 6:45pm.

Sunrise Walk 2018

The Well-Being Committee at Donabate Community College invites you to join us on our Sunrise Walk to promote positive mental well-being among students, staff, parents and members of the Donabate community. This hopes to be a fun, active and community event to kick start the new year in a positive way. Event Details When: Friday […]

Parent/Guardian Information Evening

Information Evening for the Parents/Guardians of incoming first years will take place on Thursday 23rd November 2017 at 7pm.

Whole School Closure

To facilitate training for the introduction of the new Junior Certificate programme, Donabate Community College will be closed for students on November 21st.

Parents’ Council AGM

The Parents’ Council AGM will take place in the school at 7.30pm

Closing Date for Nominations to the Parents’ Council Committee

Forms to be returned to the school office by 4pm 7th November

3rd Year Parent Teacher Meeting

The Third Year Parent Teacher Meeting will take place on Thursday 26th October from 4-15pm to 6-45pm.

Order of Malta training

Junior students training in CPR

Enrolment Forms

A reminder that the closing date for enrolment forms is close of office business 28 September 2017. Many thanks

6th Year Parent Teacher Meeting

This meeting will begin at 4.15pm and end at 6.45pm on Wednesday 27th September

First Year Breakfast Morning

The annual First Year Breakfast Morning will take place on Friday 22nd from 09:30am until 10:30am. All parents of our first years are welcome.

CAO Information Evening

A CAO Information Evening will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 20th at 7pm in Donabate Community College. We are delighted to be joined by guest speaker, Ms. Kay Mitchell from NUI Maynooth. 6th Year students and their parents are invited to attend.

Junior Certificate Results

Results will be distributed from 9.30am on Wednesday 13 September. Family members are invited to share in the occasion. Tea and coffee will be provided.

Open Night 2017

Viewing of Leaving Certificate Scripts

Viewing of scripts will take place on the first and second September in Donabate Community College. Information will be forwarded with the Leaving Certificate results. Following  application, time slots will be assigned by the school. Viewing is free of charge, there is a fee for rechecking which is refundable on receipt of an upgrade.

Leaving Certificate Results August 2017

Donabate Community College will be open for the distribution of results, Wednesday 17th August, from 9.30am. Family are more than welcome to accompany students, tea/coffee will be provided. We wish our students success, we are proud of you all.

Second Hand School Uniform Sale

The Parents Council will hold a second hand uniform sale in the college on Saturday 24 June Any parent/guardian wishing to donate uniforms which are no longer needed can do so nearer to the time. Details of times on all of the above will follow.

SUSI Grant Opens

The student grant is the main source of financial help available from the Irish State for students in full time Post Leaving Certificate Courses(PLCs) and full time higher education undergraduate courses. For information: For information and help on applying visit Swords Citizens Information Centre at Unit 26, The Plaza, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin: […]

Parents’ Council Spring Fair

Donabate Community College Spring Fair, 2pm-5pm. We welcome all of the community to Donabate Community College for our annual Spring Fair organised by the Parents’ Council. Look forward to meeting you there.

Fun Run!

We are holding a Community Fun Run on Thursday 16th March at 3.30pm open to everyone. Registration is free and route will be starting at Donabate Community College to Newbridge house and back

Careers’ Fair

Crosscare talk: Alcohol and Drugs

Parents Council have invited Crosscare to speak at 7pm

5th Year PTM

The 5th Year Parent Teacher Meeting will take place between 1:10 and 3:10 on Tuesday 31st January.

Sunrise Walk 2017

The Wellbeing Committee are hosting a Sunrise walk on Friday 20th January 2017 to promote positive wellbeing. Students, parents, guardians, members of the Donabate/Portrane community are invited to participate in this fun walk. Assembly, then departure from Donabate Community College at 7am, walking to Newbridge House and return to Donabate Community College. We would strongly […]

1st Year PTM

The First Year Parent Teacher Meeting takes place this Wednesday 18th January from 1:10pm until 3:10pm.

Relaxation Classes

Relaxation classes begin again on Monday 16th (tomorrow) in the Bean Bag room from 3.20-4pm for 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students.

1st Year Futsal Tournament

Futsal Tournament for 1st Year Boys and Girls’ teams will take place on November 10th.

Science Week!

Monday October 24th until Friday 28th October is Science Week!

Maths Week!

Monday 17th October to Friday 21st October is Maths Week!

Sixth Year Parent Teacher Meeting

6th year Parent Teacher Meeting will take place tomorrow from

Student Council Elections

Student Council Elections will be held on Friday 23rd September from 08:40am.

Higher Options at the RDS

Sixth Year students will attend the Higher Options Conference at the RDS next Wednesday 14th September.

Junior Cert Results

Dear Parents/Guardians, On Wednesday 14 September the Department of Education and Skills will issue the Junior Certificate results 2016. Donabate Community College invites Parents/Guardians to accompany their child for the collection of their results. Results will distributed from 9am on the day. As Transition Year students are not present in school on Wednesday, we would […]

Open Night

Donabate Community College will host an Open Evening on Monday 12th September from 6pm until 8pm for students enrolling in September 2017. All are welcome!

Return from Easter Break

School resumes from Easter Break at 08:30 on Monday 4th April.

Opening of 1st Year iPad Store

Easter Break

School finishes at 15:10 on Wednesday 16th March for Easter Break.

Winter Concert!

Donabate Community College will host a Winter Concert on Wednesday 16th December from 7pm until 9pm. Further details to follow!

Sixth Year PTM

The Sixth Year Parent Teacher Meeting will take place on Wednesday 4th November from 4.15pm until 6.45pm.

Third Year Parent Teacher Meeting

The Third Year Parent Teacher Meeting will take place on Monday 12 October from 4:15 to 6.45 in the School. All classes will finish at 2:55.

iPad Deployment

For those students unable to attend the recent iPad deployment day, an alternate day has been scheduled for Friday August 14th 9am-12noon.

Important: BYOD drop in this Thursday 18th June

A reminder that this Thursday from 9am to 11:30 incoming 1st year students who are using their own iPad (BYOD – bring your own device) must have it fully erased and drop it to the schools reception. We would also appreciate if you could have the device labelled clearly with your name address and phone […]

4th Year Parent Teacher Meeting

This meeting will begin at 4.15pm and end at 6.45pm on April 15th 2015

iPad info night for incoming 1st Year Parents/Guardians

There will be an iPad information night on the 10th March starting at 7pm in Donabate Community College This will be our third year having the iPad information night. On this night Ms. Flynn and Mr. Ganly along with will provide all the information which parents and guardians require in advance of your son/daughter […]

1st Year Parent Teacher Meeting

This meeting will begin at 4.15pm and end at 6.45pm on Thursday 4th December

3rd Year Parent Teacher Meeting

This meeting will begin at 4.15pm and end at 6.45pm on Thursday 6th November

Open Evening

We would like to remind those interested in touring the school, that our Open Evening will take place this Thursday 23rd October 5pm-7pm. All are invited to attend, staff will be on hand to answer your queries in relation to their subject area. We look forward to meeting you on Thursday. M.Flynn and D.McCormack

6th Year Parent teacher Meeting

This meeting will begin at 4.15pm and end at 6.45pm on Wednesday October 15th

Incoming 1st Year iPad Deployment

The deployment day for incoming first years takes place in the school on Friday 22nd August. All Students should arrive at 09:15 If for some reason your son or daughter can not make it on the 22nd please notify the school during this week. A letter will be sent to each home the week before […]

2nd Year iPad Store Closes

The online store for current 1st year students going into second year will close on July 25th 2014 Access the 2nd year store from this address:

1st Year iPad Store Closes

The online store to purchase eBooks and iPads will close on the 4th July 2014 Read more about the purchasing process here:

1st, 2nd & 5th Year Exams

The summer exam timetables + Leaving and Junior Certificate timetables can be viewed  by clicking here

TY Delphi trip

TY students will attend Delphi from the 11th to the 13th May

Easter School Holidays

Easter School Holidays 2014 – The school will be closed from Monday 14th April re-opening Mon 28th of April*

Incoming 1st Year Parent Night

There will be an information evening for incoming 1st year parents on Tuesday 25th March starting at 7pm

February Midterm

February Midterm – The school will close from 17th – 21st Feb* incl.

CAO closing date

Students and parents please be aware the CAO closing date is Saturday 1st February 2014 at 5.15pm

Fifth Year Parent Teacher Meeting

The Fifth Year Parent Teacher Meeting takes place in the school next Tuesday, 21st January from 4-15pm until 6.45pm.

CAO Information Night

Reminder to all parents, there will be a 6th Year CAO information night on Monday 25th November at 7.30pm to talk parents through the application process.

Parenting Post Primary Children For Success At School

See the following link for ‘An Evening for Parents of Post Primary children presented by Joseph Driessen’ in Drumcondra Education Centre – click here

F1 Launch & Australian Ambassador Visit

On behalf of Odyssey F1, representing Donabate Community College and Ireland at this years F1 in Schools World Finals in Austin, Texas we would like to invite members of the community to our special event. We want to use this opportunity to thank all our sponsors, teachers and members of the community that have helped […]

Student Council Elections

On Monday 14th October, all students of Donabate Community College will get the chance to elect two students from each year group to the Student Council. Year groups will take it in turns to vote and will be assissted in the process by Rang Tyndall and Rang Walton. All students should bring their Journals with […]

Junior Ladies Gaelic Football

The Junior Ladies football team start their championship on Friday 27th September with an away trip to Portmarnock Community School. Best of luck ladies!

6th Year Parent Teacher Meeting 3-45 to 6-45

First Year Breakfast Morning

Enrolment for Night Classes

Donabate Community College will run a night class programme for adults this Autumn, beginning on Tuesday 24th September 2013. For more detailed information about classes visit where you can also enrol online. This facility should be available at the start of September. Enrolments will take place in the college on 10th and 17th September from 7.30 […]

iPad Deployment for incoming First Years

Incoming First Year students must attend the deployment workshop on Wednesday the 21st August. The time is yet to be confirmed but keep an eye on this website during the week before the deployment for further details. On this day students will receive their iPad and eBooks along with their school email address, Edmodo login, […]

Junior Sports Day

Senior Sports Day

Bank Holiday

The school will be closed on Monday 6th May for the Bank Holiday weekend

Easter Break 22nd March

The school will close Friday 22nd March for Easter break and return Monday 8th April.

February Mid Term

The school will be closed from Monday 11th to Friday 15th for Mid Term break.  All students will return on Monday 18th February

School Re-opens

The school will re-open on Monday the 7th January 2013

Christmas Break

The school will close on Friday 21st December for Christmas break and all students will return on Monday 7th January. We wish all a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

CAO Information Night

Reminder to all 6th Year parents, there will be a CAO information night on Monday 25th November at 7.30pm.

Awards Night 19:30

The annual Donabate Community College awards night takes place in the assembly area on Thursday 25th October.

Charity 5km Walk

This coming Friday 5th October, all students and teachers will part take in a 5km charity walk