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School News

Maynooth University Awards

Oct 20 2016

On 17th October Maynooth University rewarded the following 6th year students (vouchers worth €75 each) for achieving the highest grades in the summer exams 2016. Well done to all students.

  • -  Science: Daniel Devine, Silvia Dos Santos Gomes
  • -  Engineering/Construction: Connor Heffernan, Jack Bruton

  • -  Arts: Aidan Chan, Jessica Quinn
    -  Business/ Economics: Ronan Smith, Cillian Thornton

Dragon's Den comes to Scoil Dara

Oct 19 2016

Entrepreneur and businessman Bobby Kerr, Chairperson of Insomnia Coffee Company visited Scoil Dara on Wednesday 5th October to speak to  senior business students about his own business journey and to advise any aspiring entrepreneurs. There wasn't a sound or movement in the room for 40 minutes, as the students hung onto his every word!  

LCVP Guest speaker

Jun 02 2016
On Monday 23rd May, Niall Phelan from the Rye River Brewing Company kindly visited the fifth year LCVP students and spoke to them about his enterprise. It was a highly informative and enjoyable talk. 

The Summer Awards 2016

May 31 2016
The Summer Awards 2016 took place on Wednesday the 18th May. Congratulations to all recipients of Academic, Sporting and Special ( Dr Hickey, Ms Kirwin , Ms Nugent and Father PJ Byrne) awards.

The Mary Griffin Golf Tournament

May 27 2016

The Mary Griffin Golf Tournament took place on Wednesday 25th May. This is an annual golf outing where students compete against teachers (both past and present) for the coveted Claret Jug on display in the school trophy cabinet. Since the competition's inception in 2011 the students have dominated the event, winning four titles. Well done to all participants. We congratulate our students on their victory!

LCVP: Enterprise Education

May 11 2016
5th Year LCVP students, as part of Enterprise Education attended a site visit at Musgraves Kilcock. They were given a very interesting and informative talk by Ms. Dawn Nugent who outlined among other things, the history of Musgraves in Kilcock, its role within the Musgraves organisation, recruitment, employment and training. 

Scoil Dara's First Green Flag

Scoil Dara received confirmation today from An Taisce regarding the awarding of our first Green Flag for Litter and Waste. The school community is delighted by this achievement and look forward to a flag raising ceremony in May. The flag will be awarded to the school at a ceremony in The Helix Theatre on May 25th next. Congratulations to the Green schools committee, environmental Prefects and staff involved in all the stages of the process. Scoil Dara abú!