Student Awards

Josephine Baker Research Published (2012)

March 14, 2012

Josephine Baker research by Desmond College Leaving Cert student published in


Desmond College Leaving Certificate History student, Joanne Dowling, pictured with History teacher Ms. White, had her new research on “Josephine Baker” published by

Well done!

Desmond College acknowledge the assistance received from our Young Scientist Partner Companies

January 19, 2012

The assistance and contribution received from our Young Scientist Partner Companies have allowed us to enhance the experience for our students and by doing so play a significant role in the success our school continues to have in the BT Young Scientist Competition.

Desmond College Thirty Students at RDS Young Scientist Competition 2012

We sincerely thank them for all their support and good wishes during the actual competition and hope to emulate this year’s achievements with their help in the future.

Our sincere thanks go to:

  • Rettig Ireland
  • Trade Electric
  • Desmond Credit Union
  • Madigan’s Bus and Coach Hire, Ardagh, Co. Limerick
  • Vickie O’Sullivan, Newcastle West Bookstore Ltd.
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Shanid Mantels
  • VSO Publications (Weekly Observer)
  • Mike Mulcahy (Trophy & Medals)

Bank of Ireland Awards for Top Students

September 29, 2011

Two students from Desmond College received a special award from Bank of Ireland after receiving the results of their Junior and Leaving Certificate Examinations this year.

Both students received their awards for achieving exceptional results in their state exams.

Student Awards 2011

August 9, 2011


August 9, 2011

Congratulations to Emily Duffy, a first year student who got through to the regional final of the IMTA Maths Competition in Castletroy College, on 26th of April 2013.

1st Year student wins IMTA 2013 Maths Award
She is pictured here with her Maths teacher, Ms. A. Hernon.