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Drivers’ Education for TY students

Last week, TY students went to Maynooth in Kildare where they participated in driving lessons. They arrived in Maynooth and were split into two groups, one group got to drive the cars first, the other group went to practice the theory test. Before starting, the students were asked to separate themselves into groups of three, […]

Emphatic Opening Win for U19 Football

DCC’s U19 football team kicked off their season with a dominant win over Balbriggans Chlór na Mora. Ten goals helped to seal an important three points to lead the table early in the group stage. Chlór na Mora started well, earning a corner early on from a quick attack. They did well to hold back […]

Senior LGFA match; Donabate vs St Mary’s Glasnevin

On the 19th of October, the DCC Senior Ladies Gaelic Football team were in action in a hard battle against St Mary’s Glasnevin. The girls played a great game and continued to showcase their much-improved play and continued development as players. St Mary’s showed big efforts in defence and unfortunately, DCC’s scoring efforts were unsuccessful […]

‘Lift off to the International Space Station’

‘Lift off to the International Space Station’ A lecture by NASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th year students ventured to The Helix, DCU today to attend a talk by NASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough about his time on the International Space Station. Shane spoke about getting to the ISS, his time on the […]

Feedback Link Updated: Substance Abuse Policy Consultation

Dear Parent Donabate Community College values our parents and their role in adding to our shared vision and core values. We are looking for consultation from you in relation to our Substance Abuse Policy. This consultation process is following on from the successful Parents Council AGM with guest speaker Paddy Clarke form CrossCare who presented […]

Weeding for the World

In light of the Sonaírte workshops which have taken place recently, involving TY classes Hewson and Norris, we here in TY Journalism wanted to highlight the good work being done towards environmental sustainability in the school garden. In order to do this, we reached out to Mary Jones, a member of the Parents’ Council and […]

Morning Greetings: Connect

Many thanks to the Student Council and the Wellbeing Committee who organised morning greetings this morning under the ‘Connect’ Way to Wellbeing. Students were invited to write either an uplifting message or their name on a slip of paper which would then be added to a school long paper chain! A big thank you to […]

Delphi – Second Year Trip

The annual second year trip to Delphi is taking place Friday 10th – Sunday 12th May 2018. A letter went home with 2nd year students 24/10/2018 along with the Delphi Resort Brochure. If you are interested in your child attending this trip please arrange payment of a deposit of €100 by the extended date of […]

Díospóireachtaí Gaeilge – Irish Debates

Ar an 24ú lá de Mí Deireadh Fómhair bhí díospóireachtaí Gaeilge ar siúl sa scoil. Bhí foireann sóiseareach agus foireann sinsireach sa chomórtas, a bhí cuireadh ar siúl ag Gael Linn. Chuaigh an fhoireann sóisireach ar dtús. Ar an bhfoireann, bhí Ciara Stell, David Oliver agus Ella O’Neill ón tríú bhliain ag caint. Bhí Neasa Bissett […]

1st Year Information Night

Donabate Community College will host an information evening for parents and guardians of incoming first-year students. The meeting will focus on subject selection and general information pertaining to commencing first year in the next academic year.   This evening will be held on Tuesday 6th November from 7pm in Donabate Community College.  We look forward […]