Make a Book

Students from Rang Hugh represented Desmond College in Limerick at JCSP Make a Book. The book made by the students was an ebook for use on their iPads. The book received great compliments and praise from all at the exhibition.

Make A Book Exhibition

Rang Gearoid attending the annual JCSP “Make A Book” exhibition, which was held in The Strand Hotel in Limerick on Monday 13th March 2017. They created a wonderful book entitled “These Are A Few Of Our Favourite Things”. They also created a display and presented their book to other participating…

Make A Book

MY NANA By Chloe O’Riordan Someone special that I admire is my nana. She is 59 years old and she lives in Assumpta Park, Her name is Margaret She is not very tall, she is thin, she still has no grey hair, and it’s completely brown. Her face is a…

Make A Book

MY UNCLE JIM By Kathy O’Brien My uncle Jim was 67 years old when he died. I have a lot of memories of him. He was my daddy’s brother. He was my favourite uncle and also my godfather. He lived in Tralee right next to his son Mike’s house. He…

Make A Book

MY FRIEND By Brendan Geary I have been in a class with my best friend Kathy since first year in school. We both saw each other in maths class first thing in the morning. Kathy sat down on one of the chairs. She was very quiet and looked a small…

Make A Book

SOMEONE SPECIAL By Luke O’Connor Someone special to me is my first cousin Siobhan McCarthy. She is twenty two years old. She is Irish American. My favourite time of year is Christmas because she comes home for the holidays. Siobhan lived in Austin, Texas but moved back to Dallas, Texas….

Make a Book

MY GRANDAD By Alan Wallace The person I am going to write about is my Grandad. Jack is 79 years old and he lives in Athea, just near where I live. He is my father’s dad. My grandad is a tall, thin man with grey hair and a wrinkled old…

Make a Book

NANA By Sandra Mikrut My Nana is 52 years old. She lives in Poland in a small lovely house but my Grandad is building her a new big house. They moved from Poland to the USA and back again. They lived in the USA for seven years. I didn’t see…

Desmond College JCSP “Make a Book” Exhibition:
Remembering World War 1

On Friday 27th February, Rang Eoin,second year students from Desmond College, travelled to City Hall, Cork for the annual JCSP “Make a book” exhibition. This years book/project was entitled “Remembering World War 1”. This was a cross curricular project involving the English, Art, History, IT and Horticulture departments. Students studied the history of World War 1, in particular…

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Chess 2010-2011

2010-2011 [portfolio_slideshow id=1134] In 2011, Desmond College had a Chess Team made up of 18 students from 1st year to 6th year. Training sessions are often informal affairs with students challenging other students to games and even playing teachers the odd match. Occasionally we take it seriously, practicing strategies like…

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Chess Initiative 2010-2011

[portfolio_slideshow id=668] Mr. O’Rahilly our in-house chess expert carried out a chess initiative with first years, Rang Bríd. This was something very new and exciting for Rang Bríd. Students got to learn how to play chess, compete against each other and a selection of students when on to represent Desmond…

JCSP 2010-2011

The academic year 2010/11 again proved to be a very busy year for the JCSP in Desmond College. Our JCSP classes, with the help of their respective teachers took part in six different initiatives. These initiatives varied from a chess initiative to a reading challenge which got all first year…