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#FlattenTheCurve

The next seven days are “vital” in Ireland’s ongoing battle to curb the spread of coronavirus, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan. “The next 7 days are vital. Now is the time to #FlattenTheCurve” he declared on Twitter. … Continue reading

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Coronavirus / Covid-19

As a school, we have been preparing students for this closure for a number of weeks now. All students have received advice from their teachers on learning from home. As a school who use iPads and have embraced technology, we … Continue reading

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TY Class Learn about Tralee Institute of Technology

TY Class at Desmond College learns about the STEM courses and Opportunities in Tralee Institute of Technology. Pictured with Mr Gerard Corkery and Ms Elish Broderick.

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U15 Win and Reach Munster B Final

Congratulations to our u15 boys who beat Crosshaven on 22nd January 2020 to reach the Munster B final. Excellent performance from all the team. Scorers on the day were Josh, Manuel, Dean and Ryan. Well done!

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PE Fitness Module for 6th Years

6th-year boys taking part in a gym session at the ARENA gym as part of their fitness module in PE.

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Numeracy Week Winner

Congratulations to Arina Rotari, Rang Liam, who was the overall winner of the ‘Numeracy Moments Record Book’ as part of Numeracy Week.

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Desmond College Numeracy Week: Poster Competition

Two of the winning pic collages from the numeracy poster competition as part of Numeracy Week.

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Numeracy Week

Some of our first-year students completing paired measuring with the TY students as part of Numeracy Week.

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Hamlet for Leaving Certs

Leaving Certs attending Hamlet on Monday 13th January 2020 with Miss Sara O’Doherty.

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U15 Boys Soccer Win

U15 boys soccer team had a great win against Nenagh on a scoreline of 4 – 3. Outstanding performance from all the team. They will now play Crosshaven in the semi-final of the Munster B Cup.

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Desmond College on Today with Sean O’Rouke

Desmond College student Oisin O’Sullivan on Today with Sean O’Rouke. https://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/podcasts/ Select Young Scientists on RTE today.

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Desmond College Students Set Up at the BTYSE 2020

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56th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2020

Excitement is building and all roads lead to 56th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2020. On from 8th – 11th January, RDS Dublin

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Demond College welcomes back retired staff

Staff and students were delighted to welcome back some of the retired staff of Desmond College and the Vocational School Newcastlewest. The retired staff were given a tour of the school to meet students and teachers, they visited the newly … Continue reading

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Annual Christmas Dinner

It’s feeling a lot like Christmas at Desmond College with LCA 2, under the expert guidance of Ms Guiry cooking their annual Christmas dinner.

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