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Note to Parents: Text Message

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please be aware that a text message appears to be circulating at the moment about student attendance (see picture). Please note this has not come from the school and any contact with parents comes from official school numbers. Thank you.

Student Council Attend Zeminar

On Wednesday the 14th of November, nine members of the student council, accompanied by four 5th year students, attended Zeminar in the RDS. In their own words, “Zeminar is a social enterprise created to bring all those invested in the development and well-being of young people in Ireland to one place.”  Zeminar is targeted at […]

TY Students Assisting at St. Itas AFC

Two Transition Year students from Donabate Community College, Emma Higgins and Leah Brogan, are working hard to receive their Bronze Gaisce award by helping out coaching at St Ita’s Football Club in the girls’ academy. In order to attain the Gaisce Award, they must take part in many tasks including personal skills, physical recreation and […]

Aisling Keogh Stars in ‘Steel Magnolias’

Fifth Year student, Aisling Keogh recently performed in Donabate Portrane Dramatic Society’s production of “Steel Magnolias”. The plot of the story is about bride-to-be Shelby Eatenton and her friends Truvy Jones and Annelle Dupuy Desoto. Shelby has a health scare which doesn’t bode well for her hopes of having children. The story follows these women […]

1st Year Parent Teacher Meeting: revised date

Dear Parent We have had to rearrange the date of our 1st year parent teacher meeting to 23rd January 2019. We hope you can attend on this date. Mr Creevey

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 […]