Category Archives: Charity Events

Newcastle West Lions Club Christmas Carol Service

Desmond College Choir with Ms Keane, Ms MacCarthy and Claire Sheehan wowed the audience, along with a vast array of local musical talent, at the wonderful Newcastlewest Lions Club Christmas Carol Service

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Christmas Hamper Raffle

Raffle for Christmas Hamper took place today at Desmond College. Money raised will go to support Noonan’s Christmas Lights in Templeglantine. The winner is Kieran O’Connell 3rd year! Congratulations.‬ ‪

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Brothers of Charity Afternoon

TYs and 5th Years spend an afternoon with the Brothers of Charity  #community, #youmatter

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Brothers of Charity Fundraiser

TY students helping with the fundraising for the Brothers of Charity NewcastleWest on Friday 6th September #community

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Students receive certification from the Hope Foundation following their immersion visit to Kolkata, India.

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Fairtrade Status for Desmond College

Well done to Evan Condon who as part of his Silver Gaisce Awards successfully achieved Fairtrade Status for Desmond College. We are now a certified Fairtrade School. Evan and Miss O’Connor invited Dolores O’Meara, the Chairperson of Limerick Fairtrade to … Continue reading

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The Hope Foundation

Six of our Transition Year students – Kayla McMahon, Matthew O’Connor, Shannon Copse, Ciara Brouder, Dylan O’Shea and Shauna O’Sullivan were afforded the unique opportunity to travel to Kolkata for one week during the Easter Holidays. They got to witness, … Continue reading

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Transition Year Fundraiser for Pieta House

Shauna O’Sullivan, Shannon Copse and Chloe Ahern organised a bake sale to raise much needed funds for Pieta House

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Visit to Brothers of Charity in Bawnmore

On Friday the 18th of January, a selection of the cast of Desmond College’s production of “Thank You for The Music: Our Mamma Mia Story” journeyed to the Brothers of Charity in Bawnmore, Co. Limerick to perform an abridged version … Continue reading

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December Events in Desmond College

Ms.Hannon with a number of students who organized a non uniform day to raise money for students going to Lourdes. Ms.O’Mahony and Ms.Hennessy giving prizes to students who completed the Reading Challenge.

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Brothers of Charity Advocacy Conference

Our TY students were at the Brothers of Charity Advocacy Conference. They danced with the Brothers of Charity in front of an audience of over 300 people. They even got a standing ovation!!! So proud. Enjoying a treat after their … Continue reading

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Desmond College and The Brothers of Charity
Start Another Year of New Friendships

Each year Desmond College, Newcastle West Transition Year class are invited to form new and exciting friendships with the service users in the Brothers of Charity Newcastle West. The Transition Years are welcomed on the first week of term and … Continue reading

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Start Another Year of New Friendships

Brothers of Charity

TY students and the Brothers of Charity celebrations.

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Money from Non-Uniform Day being presented to Deel Animal Rescue

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Students from Desmond College begin their Trip to India today.

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