Congratulations to all the cast and crew of the musical HONK! which was staged in front of excited and enthusiastic nightly audiences on Tuesday 18th, Wednesday 19th, Thursday 20th, and Friday 21st of November and to the matinee audience comprising of local primary school children on Monday the 17th.
Congratulations must also be extended to the many teachers who where involved in the staging of this production, without whom such epic shows would not be possible, and of course to the producer of the show, Mr. Peter O'Driscoll.
Ghlac dhá fhoireann díospóireachta páirt sa dara babhta den chomórtas seo ar an Déardaoin 27 I gColáiste Naomh Doiminic, Cabhrach, Baile Átha Cliath-7.
Bhí Saoirse Ní Bhaoill, Laura-Ann Ní Cheallaigh agus Catherine Caulfield ar an bhfoireann sinsearach. Bhí said I bhfabhar an rúin ‘Tá deireadh le ré na sport amaitéarach'. Rinne said go hiontach agus tá siad go láidir ar a slí ar aghaidh chuig an céad babhta eile. Go n-éirí go geal libh a chailíní!
Bhí Fiona Ní Dhonncha, Nabeeha Moollan agus Julie Mic Dunphy ar an bhfoireann sóisearach. Bhí said I gcoinne an rúin ‘Tuilleann réaltaí RTE a gcuid airgid' Rinne said go han mhaith freisin ach ar an ndrochuair níor éirigh leo dul tríd an t-am seo. ‘Beidh lá eile ag an bPaorach ‘an bhliain seo chugainn!
Both the Junior and Senior Gael Linn Irish debating teams won their respective 1st Round debates. Their 2nd round debates took place on Thursday 27th November in St. Dominic's Cabra. Whilst the Senior team triumphed and advanced, alas the Junior team was sadly defeated.
Congratulations to both teams on their achievements this year, and ‘Good Luck' to the Senior team and their teachers Ms. Bernie Murray and Mr. Cillian Giblin.
The senior Concern debating team, Orla Ní Dhuill (TY), Emma Hanly, Dawn Lonergan and team captain, Eimear Ellis (all 5th Year) defeated John Scottus School, Donnybrook in Drimnagh Castle on Tuesday 25th of November on the motion "The Bebo Generation Care Little for the Developing World".
Congratulations to the team and their teacher Ms. Mary Savage.
Past pupil, Catherine Doyle, was recently presented with an award in recognition of her achievement in coming first in her Physics Degree in DCU.
Catherine was also given the opportunity to nominate the teacher who had most influenced her for a special award. The teacher chosen by Catherine was Mr. Michael Moriarty, who received his award, a framed certificate, at the same awards ceremony. in recognition of his contribution to teaching
Whole-hearted congratulations to Catherine and Mr. Moriarty on their prestigious awards from all at DCGA.