Agricultural Science Trip

Fifth Year Agricultural Science students attended their first Dairy field trip on the farm of Jim Harlin Kilmessan. Jim kindly took time out from his busy working day to host the farm walk. This experience is invaluable for students, allowing them to experience in practical the theory of dairying which they have learned in class. It also provides them with material for inclusion in project work - worth 25% of their final grade. We were blessed with beautiful weather and a thoroughly enjoyable morning was had by all! Roll on summer!

 

Olympic Athlete visits DCC

Former Olympic swimmer Chris Cook visited the Community College today to speak to our TY's about the importance of having targets and believing in yourself to achieve your goals. His talk was inspirational and we look forward to working with Chris as part of the Sky Living for Sport programme.

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NNI Press Pass Competition 2015

Congratulations to Orlaith Moyles who has placed in the top 3 nationally in the NNI Press Pass Competion 2015 in the Sports journalism category. Orlaith will attend a prizegiving ceremony on 24th March to find out where she has placed in this prestigious competition. Last year Niamh Hetherington placed 1st in the same category so we wish Orlaith every success for this year.

Click here to read the article.

Orlaith with Shane Horgan who she interviewd as part of her article :

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Congratulations Dingo Dollars!!

Our Transition Year 'Dingo Dollars' team have won the Regional Finals today and will now progress to the National competition. The team have also won in the best digital bank category.  The team have been working hard all year and the whole school is behind them. Good luck Dingo Dollars!!

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Positive Mental Health Awareness Week

Positive Mental Health Awareness Week from Monday 2nd – Friday 6th March.

 

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