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F1inSchools Regionals

Last week the junior (Slipstream Racing) and senior team (Ignition Racing) from Donabate Community College took part in the F1in Schools national finals. These regionals were held in Griffith College as will the nationals on the 30th of April. On the day both teams did the school very proud and at a glance their displays looked exceptional.   […]

First Years through to the Leinster Champions League final

Donabate Community College make it through to the Leinster Champions League final On a wet and windy day in the neutral venue of Lucan, Donabate CC met St. Paul’s CBS of Brunswick Street. Playing against the wind in the first half, Donabate went a goal behind after twenty minutes. The Donabate first years’ heads did […]

Sherlock Holmes Comes to Donabate Community College

‘English Week’ recently took place in Donabate Community College. Students took part in table quizzes, a variety of competitions,book clubs at lunch time and films were shown after school. A group of second years performed a production of ‘Sherlock Holmes and the Aquilla Diamond’ directed by Ms. Lowry and Ms. Clery. After a lot of hard work, the actors took to […]

Maths Whiz at Donabate Community College

Congratulations to Claire Creedon, a first year student from Donabate Community College. Claire was awarded the title of‘Mathematician of the Month’ this January by both Engineers Irelandand the Project Maths Team, who are co-ordinating the new Mathematics syllabus in Ireland. This is a fantastic achievement forClaire whose solution to a mathematics problem was selected in what was a National Competition. Claire was presented with […]

Compute TY 2013

This year 23 students signed up for Compute TY which took place in DCU from the 14th – 18th January. In total almost 250 students took part and just like last year, this year was a huge success. The week involved students learning in a self directed manner with the aid of DCU’s finest computer […]

Night Classes for Adults

Donabate Community College will run a nightclass programme for adults next term, beginning on 22nd January 2013. For more detailed information about classes visit where you can also enrol online. This facility should be available before the end of December. Enrolments will take place in the college on 8th and 15th January from 7.30 pm to […]

Greenschools Update

“Keep Donabate clean, and lets go Green!” Greenschools: The committee has been very busy this year under the supervision of Mr Tiernan and Ms Cuskelly. Green school reps are being appointed for each class group. A number of chances have been introduced including recycling bins in every room. The Green committee is also about reducing waste, such as no […]

1st Year Futsal

Futsal is a 5 a side version of indoor footbal lwith rules specifically adapted to suit. After the school successfully retained its Fingal title, the school went one better this year and won the Dublin title title for the first time. This was a fantastic achievement for a dedicated bunch of players. They then represented Dublin in the Leinster […]

Students Attend Digital Games Workshop in D.I.T.

Well done to those that participated in the 2012 Ernest Adams ‘Digital Games Workshop’ which took place in D.I.T.  on Saturday 10th November. In total there were almost 300 students from all over that attended the workshop where students worked in groups to create a concept for an actual game. Throughout the day there were […]

Two Students Selected for Senior VEC Trials

Congratulations to Darren Murphy and Odhran Kealy on being selected for trials for the County Dublin VEC team. So far they have attended two trials in the senior county champions Ballymun Kickhams ground. Both in Darren and Odhran are in 5th year