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Gaelscoil for Donabate!

A new primary school opening in Donabate has been designated as a Gaelscoil. The parental-voting process will open shortly for parents with children aged 1-5 and living in Donabate. The expression of interest page is available here. The Facebook page for the Donabate Gaelscoil is available here. We look forward to the opening of this […]

#ComeIn Day at DCC

Today DCC took part in #ComeIn Day, the final day of Stand Up Week, where students from each year group wore a different colour of the Pride Flag. Students have also still been leaving messages of support for their LGBT+ peers in our Ally Box. Well done to the students for showing so much support […]

Congratulations Eleanor!

Huge congratulations to DCC alumni student, Eleanor Ronan who collected her Symphony Orchestra Scholarship from UCD on Thursday evening.  This is an incredible achievement for an extremely hardworking student and we hope Eleanor is enjoying her first year in UCD where she is studying English, Music and Spanish. Mr Creevey congratulated Eleanor on her achievement […]

Science Week: Tree Planting in Agricultural Science

Right now, the issue of climate change is the most important scientific issue facing humanity at the moment. As part of Science Week 2019, our Agricultural Science classes learnt that Science Foundation Ireland were planning to host many events around the country including planting trees. This initiative gave us the opportunity to speak with our […]

Students Attend Headstrong Summit

Recently, Transition Year students Carla Crosbie and Oisin McGillicuddy, two members of the school’s Headstrong Committee accompanied by Mr.O’Briain, visited Dublin Castle to attend a Headstrong Summit. At the summit, we got the opportunity to listen to different speakers share their stories and experiences about mental health. Many speakers gave their advice about how to […]

Photography Competition

The Transition Year Journalism class are excited to announce that we are running a photography competition. The theme of this competition is “Life In Donabate”. Competition is open to all students and staff in Donabate Community College. Deadline is the 4th of December. For more information check the attached poster. We can’t wait to see […]

Congratulations Rob!

Congratulations to 5th Year student Rob Mahon who starred as the Republic of Ireland Under-17 made a superb start to their UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualifiers with an emphatic 6-0 victory over Andorra at Turner’s Cross on Tuesday night. Not only did Rob have an excellent game but he was Ireland’s first goalscorer inside three […]

#ComeIn Day – Stand Up Week

This week in DCC we are celebrating Stand Up Week. BeLonG To conducted a School Climate Survey among over 800 LGBT+ students in Irish secondary schools. The results of the national survey can be seen here. They show how important weeks like Stand Up Week are to raise awareness. If parents would like advice on […]

Headstrong Committee visit Willis Towers Watson

At the end of the last academic year, the DCC Headstrong Committee received a donation in support of their work for student wellbeing in school. This followed a presentation in school to Ms. Celine Greene, Head of Client Services in WTW and parent in our school community. As a result of this presentation, Ms.Greene asked […]

Congratulations Elizabeth!

It has been a busy year thus far for 6th-year student Elizabeth Akinwande. She started the year with a performance of one of her pieces ‘For the Sake of Melanin’ at a conference in DCU and a writing workshop for children. This led to a radio interview and a request from Fighting Words to write […]