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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Congratulations to winners of our TY Seachtain na Gaeilge competitions; Ciara Brouder (best blog); Fiona Kelly and Cian Ó Nualláin (best video on favourite Irish language app), Teacher Ms Murphy. Ciara Brouder (winner best blog) Fiona Kelly and Cian Ó Nualláin (best video on favourite Irish language app) Well done…

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhí réimse leathan imeachtaí ar siúl le linn Seachtain na Gaeilge. Bhain na daltaí taitneamh as na himeachtaí seo agus ag cleachtadh an Gaeilge labhartha. Deirdre McMahon, Eve Shepherd and Ciaran McKenna participating in activities for Seachtain na Gaeilge. Amanda Harty, Deirdre McMahon and Jamie Fahy participating in activities for…

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2016-2017

Bhí ocáid mhór speisialta againn le linn Seachtain na Gaeilge. Deís is en Seachtain na Gaeilge a bhfuil againn dí a chleachtadh agus a úsáid. Bhí céilí mhór againn agus bhain gach duine taitneamh as, idir dhaltaí agus mhúinteoirí. Bhí tallann speisialta ag na daltaí, ar nós rinceoirí, ceoltóirí agus…

Gaeilge 24 Challenge

Desmond College students participated in the Gaeilge 24 challenge on Tuesday 15th Nov where they used a cúpla focal sa bhaile, ar scoil and with everyone they met. Desmond College students who participated in Gaeilge 24. Sean Walton, Liam Callanan and Ava McDonagh winners in the Gaeilge 24 Competition.

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Draíocht spread their Magic to celebrate St Patrick’s Day!

After seeing members of our Trad Group “Draíocht” perform on the “Late Late Toy Show” in December, Lakes Nursing Home in Killaloe put in a very special request for us to visit and perform for their residence. Eleven of the talented musicians from Desmond College Music Department from 1st year…

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St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Time Performance and
All Ireland School’s Talent Search Competition

Desmond College is experiencing great success in the All Ireland School’s Talent Search Competition. The first round of the competition took place on Friday 7th March in The Strand Hotel. Out of 10 acts to get through to the Munster Final, Desmond College took 5 of the places. Shannon White,…

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Trad Group

_ The Desmond College Trad Group recorded a CD this week to enter the Siansa Gael Linn Competition. The group consists of James O’Connor (bodhran), Brian Harnett (guitar), Jack O’Connor (Cajon), Patrick Moriarty (Button accordion), Diarmuid Curtin (concertina, vocals), Laoise Curtin (fiddle) and Katie Nugent (concertina). The recording consists of…

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Desmond College Trad Group raises the roof for Trad for Trócaire

_ The Desmond College Trad Group performed at a lunchtime concert held in Desmond College on the 01 Oct 2013 in aid of Trócaire. Both students and staff contributed generously to this fantastic cause raising a phenomenal amount for a school. The atmosphere in the college was electric and both…