Cycle Against Suicide Student Leaders Congress 2018 in the 3Arena

Our Transition Year Students attended  the 5th Cycle Against Suicide Student Leaders Congress in the 3Arena in Dublin on Thursday January 18th, 2018.  This is the leading Student Mental Health Conference in Europe and  lived up to the organisers promises to be an amazing event. It promoted positive mental health and provided help-seeking advice for young [...]

2018-01-21T20:23:10+00:00 January 21st, 2018|News|

Snaps of 2nd Year Trigonometry Project with iPads

Snaps of our 2nd year students carrying out a Trigonometry project to find the height of the school wall and flag poles.   The project consisted of students working together using; clinometers to measure the angle of elevation, measuring tapes to find accurate measurements in cm’s and m’s and the trigonometric ratios they learned in [...]

2017-12-14T19:58:51+00:00 December 14th, 2017|News|

Sharing Our Good News – Retention to LC and Progression

Front page of the Irish Times's Schools League Tables 4/12/17 We are very proud to be is on the front page of the Irish Times's Schools League Tables as one of the most improved schools from 2011-2017. St. Dominic's College, Ballyfermot is the TOP feeder school in Dublin 10 for higher education with the most students [...]

2017-12-05T19:35:20+00:00 December 5th, 2017|News|

“St. Dominic’s College Ballyfermot secures the prestigious award of a 21st Century School of Distinction in association with Trinity Access 21 and College for Every Student.”  

Principal Mary Daly and Guidance Counsellor Cheryl Keeler recently attended the ‘College for Every Student’ Award Ceremony and Conference in Burlington, Vermont, where St Dominic’s College was recognised as a ‘21st Century School of Distinction.  The ‘21st Century School of Distinction Award’ aims to promote and award:  Innovation in the classroom; Development of a whole-school, [...]

2017-12-04T21:31:26+00:00 December 4th, 2017|News|

Rugby goes from strength to strength- students now playing Leinster club blitzes.

In recent years Rugby has become one of the main sports in St. Dominic's College Ballyfermot. Ciara Daly, a French and Irish teacher in the school who also plays and coaches in MU Barnhall R.F.C. introduced Full Contact rugby into the school in 2015. Rugby is a sport which fosters courage, fitness, team effort and [...]

2017-12-04T21:14:09+00:00 December 4th, 2017|News|