For our Greenschools Day of Action this year we decided to participate in the National Spring Clean Week. We involved 1st Years and TYs to help us with this project and both helped us to pick up litter around the school, get rid of the weeds surrounding the Colaiste and plant flowers in our new […]
Coláiste Dún Iascaigh transition year students took part in a bogathon along with their teachers Ms Martina Harrahill. and Mr Adam O’ Loughlin. These are one of the participant’s reflections on the event There were tears, there was laughter, but we all made it back, the Bogathon truly conquered us all. The Bogathon took place […]
SciFest took place on May 3rd, in L.I.T., Thurles. 4 projects from Colaiste Dun Iascaigh took part. There were over 100 projects from 12 schools competing. There were also presentations from Scientists and Engineers discussing careers after studying STEM subjects. Aoife Fahy and Maria Carrie won a L.I.T. award in the Junior Life Sciences category […]
An exhibition of thirty two contemporary prints by Irish artists is available to view in the Colaiste until the end of May. On loan from the Tipperary Arts Office for cultural and educational purposes.
The Academic Awards took place in the Coláiste yesterday. Special guest was past pupil Dr. Claire O’ Gorman, lecturer in Nursing W.I.T. . Dr. O’ Gorman spoke about the importance of hard work, of setting personal targets and having a strong support team around you. Awards were give to students based on their most recent […]
Fashion Show On the the 30th of March, Colaiste Dun Iascaigh hosted a fashion extravaganza showcasing fashions from a variety of locations in and around our community. Local shops from Cahir, Clonmel, Tipperary, Mitchelstown and even as far as Cobh were shown. There were pop-up shops from local entrepreneurs displaying some of the wonderful products […]
Library The Library was relaunched in Colaiste Dun Iascaigh in September 2016. It was relocated and refurbished in a larger location. New furniture and books were purchased to make the space more attractive and foster a love of reading. Students can read, relax and research for projects in the new space. Book clubs for Junior […]
Coláiste Dún Iascaigh Chess Wednesday 29th March saw 18 students from CDI travelling to Rathkeale Hotel in Co. Limerick for the Munster finals of ChessZ competition. We entered four teams in the competition and the students were delighted to have their chess skills challenged over six rounds of Swiss Pairings. There were more than seventy […]