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Thank You Fiona

Every year on Global Health Day in our school we have our annual debate. This year was a very special year for the debate as it was held in the memory and in honour of Fiona Larkan. Fiona did outstanding work for Global Health, especially in our community. Her generosity and dedication meant she took a [...]

‘Coming Home’ Exhibition

On Wednesday 14th of March, twenty Art and English students from First and Second Year in Donabate CC were invited to ‘Coming Home Exhibition’ in Dublin Castle by Fighting Words. The art, inspired by the Great Famine of the 1840s, was on exhibition from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut in the United States. It was [...]

Global Health Day 2018 – A Great Success!

Our annual Global Health Day was held in our school on Monday 19th of February for Transition year students. A great day was had by all students, teachers and the many coordinators who brought the whole event together. Throughout the day TY students got to partake in a series of workshops run by the many [...]

Sonairte Workshop

On Tuesday TY students and our Cambodian visitors took part in another workshop with Nicola and Charlotte from Sonairte Laytown. Really interesting conversations were had about environmental issues and social justice issues in Ireland, Cambodia and the world. One of our visitors, Savoeng, made an excellent presentation about the prevention of climate change, about the [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness

Last Tuesday all TY girls had a breast cancer awareness talk. The talk was very informative and interesting. Our visiting speaker from Breast Cancer Ireland made us aware of symptoms, signs and treatment of the disease. She also talked to us about spreading the awareness wherever we can. We would also like to thank Ger [...]

Spring Fair

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 [...]

DDLETB Festival of Music

Congratulations to Molly Laforgue who represented Donabate Community College at last evening’s DDLETB Festival of Music at The National Concert Hall. Molloy performed the Adele song “Make You Feel My Love”, accompanying herself on piano. It was a stellar performance as evidenced by the rapturous applause at the conclusion of her set.  

Coastal Erosion Speeches in 2nd Year English

Students in 2nd year Darwin have been working on Speech writing and presentation recently in English class. Students were asked to write and deliver a short speech about an issue they felt passionately about and the results were outstanding. Here are just three examples that we share here which highlight an issue of importance to the [...]

Welcome Phearith, Sina, Soury and Savoeny!

This week is a very special week here for all the students in DCC as we are welcoming four Cambodia students into our school. We are delighted to have the students Phearith, Sina, Soury and Savoeny here this week and to be getting the chance to learn even more about Cambodia. As part of our [...]

Wassa Wassa Workshops – A Great Success!

Over the past two weeks, our Transition Years have been taking part in the Wassa Wassa workshop with Godfrey, Dave and Niall. The classes were split into two groups and took turns playing the drums and taking part in African dancing. During the drums session, the students got the chance to play with the African [...]