A Guide to Surviving School Life

The following link is to an essay written for English class by 5th year student Caragh Collins-Smith. It is a guide to surviving school life as a teenager that was so well written and packed with so much useful advice, we decided to post it here for everyone to read.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sNUgI3wvLK28TyaVB5hoOYhYHQ8v-EFPBQsNxtmEDoo/edit?usp=sharing

TY Photography

TY Photography

TY Photography Booklet Congratulations to our TY Students on the creation of their TY Photograpy Booklet. This booklet was created as part of the students module in Photography and was the focus of their work in this Subject once school buildings closed in March. The...

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World War 1 Museum Visit

World War 1 Museum Visit

World War 1 Museum Visit The TY class visited a World War 1 Museum in Cavan on February 11th. They braved the trenches on the coldest day of the year, were guided through the exhibition and got to try on costumes. A great day had by all despite the snow! Thank you to...

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Festival of Music 2020

Festival of Music 2020

  Festival of Music 2020   The DDLETB Festival of Music will take place on Tuesday, 10th March 2020 in the National Concert Hall.                                                                                                                                ...

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Internet Awareness Week 2020

Internet Awareness Week 2020

Internet Awareness Week 2020 Internet Awareness Week takes place from the 10th to the 14th of February 2020. It is designed to encourage students to think about their online behaviours and reflect upon how they can improve these. For more details on safe internet...

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Board of Management Meeting Tuesday 28 January 2020

Board of Management Meeting Tuesday 28 January 2020

Board of Management Meeting Tuesday 28th January 2020 Agreed Minutes   Minutes of Board Meeting 19 Dec 2019 read and accepted.There were no Matters Arising.The Transition Year co coordinator made a PowerPoint presentation on the Transition Year Programme and...

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TY February Newsletter 2020

TY February Newsletter 2020

TY February Newsletter 2020Our TY students have had a very busy time in the 6 short weeks since Christmas. Firstly, as part of our English class the students were entered in the very prestigious Shakespeare for School drama competition. The students chose to re-write...

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Presentation on Senior Cycle Options

Presentation on Senior Cycle Options

Presentation on Senior Cycle Options A Presentation for parents and guardians of Third Year and Transition Year students on Senior Cycle Options & Subject Choices will take place Tuesday February 25th, 2020 at 7.30pm in the College. The purpose of the talk is to...

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Green Schools Committee

Green Schools Committee

Green Schools Committee 2020 The Transition Year class have set up the Green Schools Committee with the help of Mr. O'Brien in January 2020. They aim to reduce the schools carbon footprint and have a positive effect on the environment.   The committee is made up...

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Dublin Senior Cycle History Quiz Runners Up

Dublin Senior Cycle History Quiz Runners Up

Dublin Senior Cycle History Quiz Runners UpWell done to our 4 Leaving Cert History Students who came 2nd in the Dublin Senior Cycle History Quiz on 20/01/20. Our team consisted of Alex Cunningham, Adam Blighe, Catherine Dawson & Sadhbh Mc Dermott and they were...

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TY Macbeth 2020

TY Macbeth 2020

TY Schools Shakespeare Festival 2020St.Mac Dara's would like to introduce you to their TY casting of Macbeth which is directed by Ms. N Kelly. The half an hour show will be performed on Wednesday the 23rd of January 2020 in the Mill theater. Doors open at 7 PM sharp....

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Book Appeal

Book Appeal

Book Appeal We are trying to update our library collection and are looking for new titles for the students to read. We have compiled a list of recommended titles and authors. If you have a teenager at home that has read any of the requested titles (details below) and...

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After School Study

After School Study

After School StudySupervised study is available to students of all year groups. It allows students a dedicated time and quiet space to get their homework and study done. It helps foster a good approach towards school work.  It takes place each Monday, Tuesday and...

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Junior Cycle Parents Information Evening

Junior Cycle Parents Information Evening

Junior Cycle - Parents Information Evening An information evening on the new Junior Cycle took place on the 9th of January. There was a huge gathering of parents for a highly informative presentation. Thank you to Mr Garry, Mr Cassidy and the 2nd year Tutors for all...

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TY Christmas Newsletter 2019

TY Christmas Newsletter 2019

TY Christmas Newsletter 2019Charity Work: Each week we meet with our friends from Cheeverstown as part of our “Fast Friends” programme. We have been preparing our Christmas carols for our service in the Ashleaf Shopping Centre on the 20th of December from 10am - 12pm....

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