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Breast Cancer Awareness Talk

On the 29th of April 2019, Ger Collins and Adrian McCleery visited our school to give the 4th, 5th and 6th-year girls a talk on Breast Cancer Awareness and Breast Cancer Ireland. First, Ger Collins, a local woman shared her inspirational (although she does not believe herself to be an inspirational woman) story of how […]

Well done Kevin!

Congratulations to 5th Year student Kevin Carr who not only represented his country, but also won a medal for Ireland in The World Taekwondo Championships in Germany over the weekend. Kevin was a member of the Irish Junior Sparring team who won bronze medals in their event. Well done Kevin and we wish you continued […]

Congratulations Diarmuid!

Congratulations to Second Year student Diarmuid Whitehead whose work has been chosen for inclusion for an online anthology ‘Analecta’ from Fighting Words. Please click here and have a read of Diarmuid’s work! Diarmuid recently participated in a debate between representatives from the Voltaire and Hamilton classes. Congratulations Diarmuid and we wish you continued success with […]

Best wishes to Ms O’Hagan

The Board of Management, staff and students of Donabate Community College would like to congratulate Ms O’Hagan on her appointment as Principal of Clonturk Community College. We are very grateful for the years of dedicated service that Ms O’Hagan gave to our school. While we will be sad that she is moving on, we wish […]

2nd Year Students Welcome Mr Charlie Weston to DCC

2nd year students from classes Voltaire & Lincoln were delighted to welcome Mr. Charlie Weston from The Irish Independent on Tuesday to speak to the group about “The impact Brexit will have on Ireland” as part of their CSPE course. The class engaged in a Q&A session with Mr. Weston about Brexit and the impacts […]

DCC Students Attend Student Leaders’ Congress

On the 9th of April 2019, the 3 Arena was host to the Cycle Against Suicide Student Leaders’ Congress 2019, where there was a full house of around 6,500 student representatives from around the country. The Cycle Against Suicide committee and the Headstrong committee from DCC were in attendance. It was a culmination of a […]

DCC Defeated By Point in Quarter Final

Donabate CC: 1-14 Coláiste Ciaráin, Leixlip: 2-12 DCC u18’s GAA team lost in the final moments of their senior quarter final in a game played against Leixlip. It was a thrilling encounter between two evenly matched and competitive sides. DCC got off to a brilliant start with Ryan Hensey and Daniel Moore getting on the […]

DCC Welcome Cambodian Visitors

Recently, DCC were delighted to host visitors from Cambodia. After their visit to DPETNS, Konnitha, Sotheareak, Dena and Ousa spent two days visiting DCC. They visited classes across the school where they spoke to students about life in Cambodia and on the Sustainable Development Goals. They also got the opportunity to observe the teaching and […]

Self Defence Workshop for TY Students

On Monday and Tuesday, all TY’s took part in a self defence workshop. The workshop was run by Eamon, Paddy and Ken from Close Encounters Ireland. The aim of the workshop was to educate and raise awareness about how to defend yourself. The day started off with a quick discussion about why it’s important to […]

Media Literacy Workshop for TYs

On the 29 of March the TY Journalism team took part in a media literacy workshop provided by DCU PhD student Ricardo Castellini da Silva. In this workshop, the TY team learned how to discern the difference between real and fake news. Throughout the workshop, the students became media literate and became more aware of […]