Category Archives: Academic

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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iPad Deployment for First Years

On September 6th, the first years in Desmond College received their iPads – Thanks very much to CompuB and Zuludesk.

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Regeneron Computers for the Community

Vourneen Gavin Barry (Principal) and Liz Cregan (Deputy) along with student Emma Brennan, are delighted to receive two PCs from Regeneron as part of Regeneron Computers for the Community. #community #digitalliteracy

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English Classes for Adults

An initiative from our HSCL department. #english #literacy #communication

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Free IPAD Training for Our Parents

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Rayse the Game Programme

Desmond College was delighted to invite Ray Langan, study skills coach and motivational speaker where he covered key topics relevant to young people including: goal setting, attitude, self-motivation, independent decision making, organisation skills, scheduling, study skills, note-taking, memory techniques, gamification … Continue reading

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Pre-Junior Cert Timetable 2019

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Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement

Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement Presentations took place on Monday 26th February 2018. Presentations were made by Year Head, Ms. Caroline O’Grady, and Principal, Ms. Vourneen Gavin Barry. The students certificate reports on their achievements in the state exams, classroom … Continue reading

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Earth and Space Workshop

On Tuesday 12th December 2017, our 1st 2nd and TY students were involved in an Earth and Space workshop which consisted of hands-on, interactive activities which explored Space and how it affects our life here on Earth. The Solar System, … Continue reading

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Primary Science Fair

Desmond College are currently working with the Courtenay Boys school along with a number of other Primary Schools in West Limerick to put together a project for the Primary Science Fair taking place in January 2018. Students from the Courtenay … Continue reading

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First Year Students making models of the Milky Way

First Year Students working on their models of the solar system. Martin Campbell, Emma O Shea, Ryan Moloney and Alzbeta Barisova making their Milky Way models. Eoin Naughton-Powell, Nathan Shanahan, Gavin Ryder and Adam Leen with their model of the … Continue reading

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A Selection of the Beautiful Cupcakes
designed by our 2nd Year Home Economics Students

            2nd Year Students enjoying Halloween Cupcake designing with Victoria Krechun.

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designed by our 2nd Year Home Economics Students

Limerick’s Science Tradition is Celebrated at BT Launch
(Limerick Leader)

THE 2018 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition was officially launched in Limerick this Monday, as the deadline for entrants approaches. The BTYSTE launch was held in Limerick this year following a significant increase in entrants from the city and … Continue reading

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A sample of the beautiful furniture and pieces designed and crafted by our Woodwork students

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Cupcake Decoration

Well done to Rang Fintan who took part in a cupcake decorating class with Victoria from “Bake You Sweet”. They created some fabulous cupcakes!!!

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