On Friday 3rd December there was a great atmosphere around the school as 4th and 1st Year students took part in Gaeilge 24, a challenge to speak Irish for 24 hours.
22 mini companies from TY and 5LCA participated in our annual trade fair on Thursday 9th December. It was an amazing day where the students got to showcase their products and services.
Of course, most of the smiles were hidden by face masks, but you could feel it in the air! Yesterday, students and staff enjoyed an afternoon filled with health and wellbeing. Staff put on events such as yoga and zumba, cooking demonstrations, foot golf, mindfulness, gardening and more. There was even an ice cream van! […]
Today is Le Chéile Day across Ireland, so we have had a 'pay it forward' initiative in school all week. At the beginning of the week, each staff member picked a name for their 'random act of kindness'. There was a lovely atmosphere in the staff room, with teachers receiving gifts and kind gestures - […]
Seachtain na Gaeilge usually sees St Dominic's College awash with green posters. The sound of céilí music fills the School Library all week and there is usually a tráth na gceist (table quiz) at the end of the week. This year, Seachtain na Gaeilge was a little different. There were still plenty of posters. There […]
Literacy Week ran from Monday 8th March to Friday 12th. It was run by the School Library and the English Department. This was the first time the week was run entirely online. There were a number of competitions, including two poetry contests, a poster competition and a book quiz. Students and teachers gave book recommendations […]
Catholic Schools Week 2021 will be celebrated from Sunday 24 January to Sunday 31 January 2021 on the theme ‘Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith and Resilience’. Faith and resilience, two words that are so needed in our lives today. During this CSW, we can take some time to focus on what these words mean to […]
Many thanks to Sr Colette for editing this virtual Carol Service, and to all the sisters, teachers and students who worked hard to make this possible despite restrictions. Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain Faoi Mhaise Daoibh. ...
Last week, schools all over Ireland celebrated Stand Up! Awareness Week. This is an annual week where we "stand up" to homophobic and transphobic bullying. We also show our support for members of the LGBTQIA+ community within our school. This year we focused on the language and vocabulary of LGBTQIA+ issues. Thank you to Ms […]