Category Archives: Extra-Curricular

Lifesaver Demonstration

Desmond College students attending a Lifesaver demonstration today in Limerick.

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CAD Club

Attention all students. There will be a new CAD club running on Thursdays at lunchtime in Room 22. Come along to enhance your skills in SolidWorks and learn about 3d printing and CNC machining. Thanks to Mr King.

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Whole School Walk

On September 9th, the 2.8km whole school walk got us ready for the week.

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Seachtain na Gaeilge activities in Desmond College

A number of activities took place through out the week in Irish classes to promote Seachtain na Gaeilge. These activities included a ‘Tráth na gCeist’ and a ‘Comórtas Postaeir’ organised by Ms Hennessy. Winners of the ‘Comórtas Postaeir’ Alzbeta Barisova … Continue reading

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Desmond College Chess Club

A chess club is available to all students in Desmond College. It takes place every Wednesday at lunchtime in the school library. Evan Condon and AJ Dee enjoying a chess game at lunchtime

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Desmond College Chess Club

A chess club is available to all students in Desmond College. It takes place every Wednesday at lunchtime in the school library. Evan Condon and AJ Dee enjoying a chess game at lunchtime

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Healthy Eating Week (January 22nd-26th 2018)

There will be a poster competition for 1st and 2nd years. All students will have the opportunity to design their posters in SPHE. The aim is to promote healthy eating.

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Fair Trade Christmas Competition 2017

Congratulations to Alan Wallace who was an award winner at the FairTrade awards Competition 2017 on Thursday last. Alan Wallace who was pictured with Councillor Stephen Keary at the FairTrade Christmas competition 2017 A delighted Alan Wallace with his design … Continue reading

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Primary Science Fair

Desmond College Science Department are currently working with a number of Primary Schools in West Limerick providing assistance and guidance in putting together a Science Fair Project. Below are pictures of the sixth class students in Shanagolden National School who … Continue reading

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First Year and Transition Year Hike in the Ballyhouras

The 1st Year and TY students who went on a hiking trip to the Ballyhouras. Some of the TY students on their hiking trip to the Ballyhouras. Some of the 1st Year students on their hiking trip to the Ballyhouras. … Continue reading

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Leaving Certificate Geography Trip

The Leaving Cert Geography class went on their Field Trip to the Burren as part of the Geographical Investigation element of the Leaving Cert course. They analysed bedrock and landscape features of the Karst landscape. They were accompanied by Ms. … Continue reading

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Leaving Certificate Ecology Trip to Fota Wildlife Park

On Thursday 29th Sept, the Leaving Cert Biology trip along with Ms Fahy and Ms O Grady went on an Ecology Trip to Fota Wildlife Park in Cork. This is an amazing experience for the students and is of huge … Continue reading

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Transition Year Adventure Trip to Achill

Ava Cashin and Anna Guina enjoying their adventure trip to Achill. Desmond College Transition Year group 2017 during their adventure trip to Achill. Transition Year students getting ready to surf during their adventure trip to Achill. James Shepherd, Evan Condon … Continue reading

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First Year Physical Education Trip to the Burren

Adam Grimes, John Colins, Conor Mulqueen and Stephen Enright on their PE trip to the Burren. Some of our First Year students about to take part in some of the activities as part of their PE trip to the Burren. … Continue reading

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Good Friday 2017, The Way of the Cross

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