Limerick Leader: Students honoured for designs
celebrating Limerick Fair Trade’s 13th birthday

November 27, 2018

“Students from across Limerick have been honoured for Christmas cards they have designed to celebrate Limerick Fair Trade’s 13th birthday.

Hockey silver medallist Roisin Upton and Mayor James Collins were on hand to honour the budding designers in her new role as Limerick Fair Trade ambassador.

The cards reflected the Fair Trade message of promoting ethical practices between Ireland and developing countries.

Cards were created by pupils of all ages, ranging from five up to 17 years.
….
Meanwhile, a number of students were highly commended for their entries.
….
And Eva Kelly, Romina Chumo, from Laurel Hill Secondary School were honoured, as were Alan Wallace, from Desmond College in Newcastle West.”

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Desmond College presents Mamma Mia – The Musical

November 27, 2018

Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Breda Magner, who played Donna, and Ayla De Barra, who played Sophie, were pictured following the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
The Mortell Family, including Bryan Mortell who played Harry, were pictured following the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Kristina Horan, Lucy Flaherty and Katie Campbell were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Juliette Ambrose, Ellie Casey Dowling and Lucy Shanks, Knockaderry, were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
James O’Connor and Eoin O’Keefe were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
The Production team of Kate Upton, Heather McCarthy and Jude Keane were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story





Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
A scene from the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Claire, Justin, Tom and Ronan McMahon were pictured with Pat and Dan Sheehan at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Pat Sheehan, Anita Crowley, Karen O’Sullivan, Teresa O’Donovan, Anne O’Brien and Eddie Crowe, Killeline Nursing Home, were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
The cast of Mamma Mia were pictured before going on stage at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Aida, Konrad and Kuba Kiziedewicz, Newcastle West, were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Claire Nolan and Ann Noonan, Newcastle West, were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Emma Kelly and Kate Mulcaire, Kildimo, were pictured with Aoife Kavanagh, Pallaskenry, at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Helen McLoughlin, Zoe Griffin and Michelle Mulcaire, Kildimo, were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Helen Mulcaire and Carmel Curtin were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Desmond College Principal Vourneen Gavin-Barry and Vice-Principal Damien Carey were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Laura Quill, Mary Ellen Quill and Damien Ahern, Athea, were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story


Desmond College's product of Our Mamma Mia Story
Marie Wright and Kim Mulvihill, Ballyhahill, were pictured at the Desmond College production of Our Mamma Mia Story at The Desmond College, Newcastle West

Desmond College celebrates College Awareness Week 2018!

November 26, 2018

Desmond College organised a week of activities and guest speakers to mark College Awareness Week.

 The fourth annual College Awareness Week (CAW)
took place from November 19th to 23rd 2018

 The campaign promoted the benefits of a post-secondary
plan for all, supports students to become ‘college ready’
and features local role models

Desmond College celebrated College Awareness Week by holding talks, workshops, project work and parents evening throughout the week.

We at Desmond College are delighted to be part of a nationwide campaign to promote the importance of post-secondary education. There are lots of options out there and College Awareness Week encourages people of all ages to consider further education as part of their future.

CAW aims to inspire and inform all students about the importance of having a post-secondary education plan. It advocates for students to have the choice to pursue the course best suited to their interests, abilities and dreams, whether that is a PLC qualification, an apprenticeship or a university degree.

For more information on CAW, please visit www.collegeaware.ie.

For further details please contact:
Kerrie Collins – Career and Guidance Counsellor in Desmond College

Nov 2018: Kellie Griffin and Darren Bridgeman 3rd year students checking out what is on offer during College Awareness Week
Kellie Griffin and Darren Bridgeman 3rd year students checking out what is on offer during College Awareness Week

Nov 2018: Liam Callanan and Michéal Murphy from Desmond College enjoyed an enlightening and informative talk from LCETB about apprentices and traineeship opportunities for leaving certificate students
Liam Callanan and Michéal Murphy from Desmond College enjoyed an enlightening and informative talk from LCETB about apprentices and traineeship opportunities for leaving certificate students

Nov 2018: Some  of the science students in Desmond College enjoying a talk about the science courses on offer in the Institute of Technology Tralee
Some of the science students in Desmond College enjoying a talk about the science courses on offer in the Institute of Technology Tralee

Nov 2018: Alan Wallace pictured with Joe O'Connor (Limerick Senior Hurler Trainer) who gave an inspirational talk to our students as part of College Awareness Week.
Alan Wallace pictured with Joe O’Connor (Limerick Senior Hurler Trainer) who gave an inspirational talk to our students as part of College Awareness Week

Nov 2018: Desmond College Transition Year pictured with Joe O\Connor (Limerick Senior Hurler Trainer) who gave an inspirational talk to our students as part of College Awareness Week.
Desmond College Transition Year pictured with Joe O’Connor (Limerick Senior Hurler Trainer) who gave an inspirational talk to our students as part of College Awareness Week


Transition Year students enjoying a talk from GMIT

Nov 2018: Damian Quaid spoke to students of Desmond college about careers within the Gardai Síochàna
Damian Quaid spoke to students of Desmond college about careers within the Gardai Síochàna


Students enjoying a talk in relation to the Broadford Sports Programme
Students enjoying a talk in relation to the Broadford Sports Programme

Limerick Youth Service Research Project

November 25, 2018

Well done to the 2nd and 5th-year students who participated in the Limerick Youth Service Research Workshop!


Nov 2018: 2nd year students who participated in the Limerick Youth Service Research Workshop!
5th-year students who participated in the Limerick Youth Service Research Workshop


Nov 2018: 5th year students who participated in the Limerick Youth Service Research Workshop!
2nd-year students who participated in the Limerick Youth Service Research Workshop

Lunchtime Hurling

November 25, 2018

Over the past few weeks, a number of students participated in a school hurling tournament, with a number of teachers taking on hurling manager roles.

Congratulations to Ms Quaid’s team who defeated Mr O Leary’s team in a hard-fought final.

A huge thank you must go to John English for all his organising. It was a fantastic success. Well done to everyone who took part.


Nov 2018: The Winning Team Ms Quaid (manager) Aoife Corbett, Tiernan Mason, David O Brien, Darren Bridgeman, Billy Cunningham and Eoghan Collins
The Winning Team Ms Quaid (manager), Aoife Corbett, Tiernan Mason, David O’Brien, Darren Bridgeman, Billy Cunningham and Eoghan Collins

Nov 2018: Tiernan Mason receiving the winning shield from John English
Tiernan Mason receiving the winning shield from John English


Nov 2018: Lauren Mayenberg, Jack Corkery, Declan Kennedy, Josh Daly and Ethan Kirwan with Mr O'Leary
Lauren Mayenberg, Jack Corkery, Declan Kennedy, Josh Daly and Ethan Kirwan with Mr O’Leary

NFTE Student Enterprise

November 24, 2018

Dylan Moloney. & Thomas Curtin travelled to Dublin on Friday 9th Nov along with Mr Enright where they acted as comperes for the European Student Enterprise Finals, held in Croke Park.


Nov 2018: Dylan Moloney. & Thomas Curtin compering at the European Student Enterprise Finals, held in Croke Park.
Dylan Moloney. & Thomas Curtin compering at the European Student Enterprise Finals, held in Croke Park.