Category Archive: Courses & Seminars

Jan 15

News from the Cycle against suicide student leaders congress

We had a wonderful day in the RDS yesterday. All of our Transition Year students attended the conference. We filled the RDS main hall along with 3900 other students. The comperes for the day were Colm hayes and Al porter. We saw a big range of school projects. We listened to a panel discussion, hosted …

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Jan 20

TY: some photos of our most recent activity day.

We are running four activity days this year. Students participate in A first Aid course,  A law day, A logical thinking day run by Malcolm of Matrix or an outday related to History, Geography or Outdoor skills.

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Jan 20

TY: Some photos of our recent workshop in IMMA

We were very lucky to get the opportunity to attend an Architecture Workshop in the Museum of Modern Art on wednesday 15th January. 15 students with an interest in Art, Design and Architecture participated in the event along with Ms Moloney. We were given a tour of the Eileen Gray furniture exhibition and were then …

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Jan 20

Some photos of our recent TY Poetry workshops

In december Stephen Murray ran a series of Poetry Workshops with our transition year students. Some of the workshops were televised for RTE 2’s ‘Twotube’ television programme presented by one of our past pupils Blanhaid Treacy.  The workshops were very inspiring and every student wrote a poem. The presence of the RTE’s cameras added a …

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Mar 01

‘Secrets, Lies and mathematics’ !

As part of Engineers week Intel have organised a series of fun seminars on mathematics. TY5 and 103 are attending. Here’s what they say about the event. Discover code breaking, hidden patterns and magic in this hand-ons maths workshop. Explore randomness and ways in which maths can order the chaos around us. Delve into mathematical …

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Feb 27

Engineering week: 25 February to 3rd March

Wednesday 27th March : 20 TY students with an interest in studying engineering at 3rd level are attending ‘ The Female Engineering Role Model Day’,  in DIT Kevin St. At this event our students will meet a variety of female engineers, one is competing to become the 1st Irish female austronaut in space, another is …

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