Here in St Mac Dara’s Community College we enjoy a rich tradition of fostering a love and appreciation for the past. Our students engage with History as a living subject, one that has a direct bearing on the lives that they live today
In St Mac Dara’s we are lucky to have a very passionate and dedicated History department who have created their own department website.
Please click here to access this website
Details of the St Mac Dara’s History Curriculum for Junior Cert, Transition Year and Leaving Cert can be found by clicking on the following links;
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...
5th Year History Trip
5th Year History Trip Fifth Year History students recently visited Dublin Castle and also took part in a History walking tour of Dublin. A great day was had by all.
History Day 2019
History Day 2019 This year’s annual history day was another very successful event as students encompassed all aspects of history through costumes, colour, pictures and props. Student’s enthusiasm, application and effort continues to grow each year. Well...
3rd Year Trip to Glasnevin Cemetery
3rd Year Trip to Glasnevin Cemetery 3rd Year Class Boyne visited Glasnevin Cemetery on Wednesday the 10th October. They really enjoyed the trip and were particularly struck by their visits to the graves of Michael Collins and Eamon De Valera....
TY Trip to the GPO
Thank you to TY students Chris Thomas and Uainin Lindsey for providing the following report from the TY trip to the GPO. "On Thursday the 22th of February, our TY class went on a history trip to the G.P.O. A lot of us had never been inside the building before so it...
History Association Day
History Association Day took place on Wednesday the 7th of March. We would like to thank all the students who participated in the event and made it the success that it was. It was fantastic to see them so passionate and knowledgable about their choosen topic. We would...
Congratulations to the 4 Leaving Cert History students from St Mac Dara's CC, Tiernan Mulligan, Ciara O' Riordan, Sadhbh Turner & Michael Keating Dake, who finished 2nd in the Dublin Senior Cycle History Quiz in Tallaght Community School last Monday night. The 4...
1916 Flag Ceremony
Students attended the Flag Ceremony in Croke Park on the 7th of March as part of the 1916 Rising commemoration events. Students also received a copy of the 1916 proclamation.
This year's History Day was another great success. Well done to all involved!
List of Events For 1916 Commemorations in St.Mac Dara’s CC Wednesday: History Day - With 1916 the main focus Thursday: 1916 Commemoration Ceremony in the Canteen The ceremony will start at 1.50 and finish at 3.40. All 3rd years, 5th years & 6th year students will...