Category Archives: Wellbeing

#FlattenTheCurve

The next seven days are “vital” in Ireland’s ongoing battle to curb the spread of coronavirus, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan. “The next 7 days are vital. Now is the time to #FlattenTheCurve” he declared on Twitter. … Continue reading

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Demond College welcomes back retired staff

Staff and students were delighted to welcome back some of the retired staff of Desmond College and the Vocational School Newcastlewest. The retired staff were given a tour of the school to meet students and teachers, they visited the newly … Continue reading

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Tree Planting Ceremony

Finally, to mark the special occasion, students and staff took part in a Tree Planting Ceremony. This year alone, Desmond College has planted a large number of native broadleaf trees on the school campus, as a visible sign of their … Continue reading

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Lifesaver Demonstration

Desmond College students attending a Lifesaver demonstration today in Limerick.

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Desmond College Student Council 2019-2020

Our student council members are: Breda Magner – Head Girl Jack Corkery – Head Boy Cain Mason Kellie Griffin Daren Bridgeman Ciara Brouder Cormac Browne Aoife Lee Giilhermimo Teixevia Jodie Duffy Tara Danaher Edel McMahon Micheal Mason Aoife O’Carroll Ciara … Continue reading

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Talk by Limerick Animal Welfare

Congratulations to Nora O’Sullivan for organising a talk for first years delivered by Limerick Animal Welfare.

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World Teachers’ Day celebrated in Desmond College

To celebrate World Teachers Day, all teachers received a bag of essentials..thanks to Miss Enright, Miss McCarthy and Miss Gavin

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Irish Society for Autism talk to TYs

TY’s enjoyed a talk from Denis and Noreen Sexton from the Irish Society for Autism.

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Diversity and Inclusivity Tree

Thanks to Mr Shiels, Art Department and Mr John English for our Diversity and Inclusivity Tree, reflecting our 22 nationalities.

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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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Whole School Walk

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

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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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Year 2 of Reusable Water Bottles in Desmond College

Desmond College rolling out Year 2 of Reusable Water Bottles following last years successful pilot initiative with Schfoodco. Great to see so many sister schools joining us #zeroplastic.

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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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Active School Week 2019

Active School Week took place in Desmond from the 29th April to 3rd May 2019. The week of activities was organised by the fantastic PE Department, which consists of Ms. Ryan, Ms. Creed, and Ms. Quaid. It was a hectic … Continue reading

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