Principal’s Welcome / Fáilte ón bPríomhoide

August 29, 2019

Desmond College Principal : Ms Vourneen Gavin Barry

“I’m delighted to welcome you all to our website. I hope you enjoy browsing through this site and getting to know us better.”

“Tá áthas orm fáilte a chur romhaibh chuig ár suíomh gréasáin. Tá súil agam go mbainfidh tú taitneamh as a bheith ag brabhsáil ar an suíomh gréasáin seo agus as aithne níos fearr a chur orainn.”

Ms. Vourneen Gavin Barry
Principal

Annual Christmas Dinner

December 8, 2019

It’s feeling a lot like Christmas at Desmond College with LCA 2, under the expert guidance of Ms Guiry cooking their annual Christmas dinner.

December 2019: Annual Christmas Dinner by LCA2 in Desmond College

December 2019: Annual Christmas Dinner by LCA2 in Desmond College

December 2019: Annual Christmas Dinner by LCA2 in Desmond College

December 2019: Annual Christmas Dinner by LCA2 in Desmond College

Newcastle West Lions Club Christmas Carol Service

December 8, 2019

Desmond College Choir with Ms Keane, Ms MacCarthy and Claire Sheehan wowed the audience, along with a vast array of local musical talent, at the wonderful Newcastlewest Lions Club Christmas Carol Service

6th December 2019: Desmond College choir singing at the Lions Club Christmas Carol Service

6th December 2019: Desmond College choir singing at the Lions Club Christmas Carol Service

6th December 2019: Desmond College choir singing at the Lions Club Christmas Carol Service

Tree Planting Ceremony

December 7, 2019

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 commitment to becoming a Sustainable Development Goals Schools.

December 2019: Tree Planting Ceremony at Desmond College to support the environment

Christmas Hamper Raffle

December 6, 2019

Raffle for Christmas Hamper took place today at Desmond College.

Money raised will go to support Noonan’s Christmas Lights in Templeglantine.

The winner is Kieran O’Connell 3rd year! Congratulations.‬

6th December 2019: Christmas Hamper Raffle

Midwest Vision Sports Inclusion Day

December 6, 2019

Some of our TY and 3rd-year students taking part in the Midwest vision sports inclusion day at the University of Limerick.
Dec 2019: TY and 3rd Years participate in UL's Midwest Sports Inclusion Day

Dec 2019: TY and 3rd Years participate in UL's Midwest Sports Inclusion Day

Dec 2019: TY and 3rd Years participate in UL's Midwest Sports Inclusion Day

Dec 2019: TY and 3rd Years participate in UL's Midwest Sports Inclusion Day

Dec 2019: TY and 3rd Years participate in UL's Midwest Sports Inclusion Day

Dec 2019: TY and 3rd Years participate in UL's Midwest Sports Inclusion Day

Desmond College Fairtrade School

December 5, 2019

The UN delegate, Jack O’Connor, who himself addressed the UN Assembly in New York earlier this year, then met with Evan Condon, a 6th-year student at Desmond College and Garda Youth Award recipient, who explained the vast work done by students to achieve the status of a Fairtrade School for Desmond College.
December 2019: Fairtrade School student meets UN Delegate