School News

'Scoil Dara in 1916' 'Make History'

Mar 12 2016
On Tuesday the 15th of March Scoil Dara will celebrate Proclamation Day in style. All staff and students are encouraged to dress in the fashions of 1916.There will be prizes for the most authentic costume on the day. Students will also take part in a re-enactment of the 1916 rising. There will be  a reading of the proclamation followed by the raising of the Irish flag.

Scoil Dara's Bank of Ireland Branch

Mar 11 2016
Scoil Dara's Bank of Ireland branch was launched by Transition Year Business students on March 10th last. It will facilitate TY students working in a variety of roles from Bank Manager to Customer Service Official as part of an effective team. 

Kildare Enterprise Regional Finals

Mar 08 2016
Congratulations to Transition Year students from Sweet Temptations (Alex Mulligan, Niamh Langley and Conor Lane) who won a trophy and €100 euro bursary for the best display in the Kildare Enterp​rise Regional Finals on March the 3rd

Award of Excellence

Feb 28 2016
Congratulations to Caoimhe Sheil and Emily Davies who each received an " Award of Excellence" on Feb 9th in Maynooth University  for the results they obtained in their Junior Certificate  Business Examination 2015.

FTA French film

Jan 27 2016
TY students (4C) recently completed a short film for entry to the FTA French film competition. Well done to all involved for their engagement and hard work.

Study Skills Seminar

Jan 24 2016
Study Skills is a new initiative in Scoil Dara set up to assist first year students with studying. It is run by teachers, free of charge, who will create a relaxed and informal atmosphere where students can explore new ways of studying. We will help students to identify their preferred method of study and introduce them to various study techniques (e.g. MindMaps, Flow Charts, Concise Note-taking, etc) which can be used in any subject.

Visit by Deputy Bernard Durkin

Jan 20 2016
To aid students’ understanding of democracy and the Irish government, Fine Gael Deputy Bernard Durkin recently visited Ms Cooke's 2E CSPE class and provided a most informative account of life as an Irish politician.