Category Archives: First Year

Paired Maths Initiative

Our Transition Year students spent a class helping our First Years on various measuring activities as part of their Paired Maths Initiative.

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Technology Integration in Science

First Year students completing measurement tasks in science class with Ms Culhane. First Year students completing measurement tasks for science class with Ms Culhane

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Numeracy Week in Desmond College 14th – 18th January 2019

Magician Leon put on a magic show today for some of the first and second years as part of Numeracy Week in Desmond College. He even got some of the teachers involved. Some of Desmond College First and Second Year … Continue reading

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Limerick South West Girls Basketball League

On Tuesday 8th January, Desmond College girls basketball teams took part in the Limerick South West Girls Basketball League under the management of Ms Catherine Creed. Our First and Second-year teams both beat Askeaton and our Cadette team had two … Continue reading

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Parent Teacher Meetings

Thursday 17th January 1st and 2nd year P/T Meeting. Thursday 14th February LCA1 and 5th year P/T Meeting.

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Rugby News

Desmond College’s First-year and Second-year boys took part in a rugby match with Colaiste Mhuire Askeaton as part of the Emerging School’s Programme in connection with Munster Rugby. Well done to all involved. Some excellent standout performances on the first … Continue reading

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LCETB Bouldering Competition

Congratulations to Martin McDonagh who came 2nd and Leon Lenihan who came 3rd in the LCETB Bouldering Competition. Martin McDonagh and Leon Lenihan winners at the LCETB Bouldering Competition

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LCETB Schools Bouldering Competition

Some of our First Years took part in the LCETB schools bouldering competition in Kilfinnane Outdoor Education Centre on Thursday 29th Nov. Some of Desmond College First Year students taking part in the LCETB schools bouldering competition. Some of Desmond … Continue reading

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New Library Update

Desmond College Library was reopened on Monday with the first year Scary Story Competition. Each first-year English class were tasked with creating a spooky tale to start the Halloween spirit in Desmond College. Students read their stories in the library … Continue reading

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Student Awards

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Student Awards

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1st Years Trip to the Burren

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French Culture

First Year students participating in French Culture game this week!

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Soccer Tournament

The winners of the soccer tournament Kieran O’Connell- Player of the tournament Congrats to all the winners in 1st and 2nd year Well done to Katelyn O’Sullivan – Most improved player Huge thank you to Rang Honor who organized a … Continue reading

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Script Writing

First years participated in a script writing task this week in English with Mrs O’Leary. They wrote and performed their own scripts. Here they are editing their performances using their iPads.

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