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Fáilte & Welcome

A sincere and heartfelt welcome to all members of our school community at Dominican College, Griffith Avenue.

Céad Míle Fáilte to all our readers, whether parent, student, teacher, past student or someone interested to find out about our fine College.

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Mission Statement & Ethos

We strive to realise each individual's full potential in a Catholic environment

Our Roman Catholic traditional motto - Veritas - imbues all aspects of school life.

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Staff-Student Rounders Game

The now annual rounders game took place between Staff and Students and despite the lack of preparation, the Staff did themselves proud. Led on by Mr. Ferriter, the final score was a narrow win for the students.
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Senior Girls' Gaelic Football Team win North Development Shield



Congratulations to the Senior Girls' Gaelic Football team who won the North Dublin Development Shield. 

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Inter- Dominican Cup 2008

After a slight delay on the morning of April 4th 2008, Dominican College’s Soccer and Basketball Teams set off for Taylor's Hill, Galway to participate in the annual Inter-Dominican Tournament. This competition allows different Dominican schools around the country to compete in a blitz of basketball, soccer and hockey. Our basketball team were going down to the tournament as defending champions so pressure was on!

We were drawn in group two against 2 strong Dublin teams Santa Sabina and Scoil Caitriona. The Santa Sabina game was difficult and came down to the last few minutes. We came out as victors of both of these games. These wins gave us passage through to the semi-finals.

In the semi-finals, we came up against Dominican College, Newbridge. This was another close contest which could have gone either way, but in the last quarter we clinched the win.

The highly coveted final was against the host’s Taylor’s Hill. There were a large number of home supporters, but luckily our soccer team arrived to cheer us on (after a tremendous performance themselves, in the soccer tournament). This helped our performance greatly.

The game was extremely close throughout. We were 5 points down in the dying minutes but with a free throw from Eve O’ Brien and a 3 pointer from Laura McGrath we were back to within 1 point. After a great offensive rebound and basket from Carol-Anne Canning we were 1 point up and the clock sounded. We were delighted to retain the cup!

It was a great performance by all members of the team. The tournament was great fun and very competitive. We hope to defend our title in next year’s tournament!

Irish Junior Maths Competition 2008

We would like to congratulate Neasa Candon from class 1.3, who made it into the final of the Irish Junior Maths Competition 2008. Neasa, in her 1st Year at Dominican College has a huge passion for the subject and is really excited about this opportunity. This competition will take place on Friday May 9th 2008 at 7pm in St. Andrews College, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

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Senior Premier Basketball Final

The Senior A Basketball Team finished off their season with a tightly contested League Final in the National Basketball Arena on February 28th, 2008. Having previously been beaten by Manor House in the group stage, the Senior team had a tough assignment on their hands. Even more so on this occasion as two of its star players were away at the time, at the European Space Center in Belgium.

The Final itself was extremely close from start to finish. There were some excellent plays by both sides. Dominican College however, with a huge team effort pulled away in the last quarter to beat Manor House, Raheny by 4 points.

Congratulations to all the girls involved for their hard work and the great accomplishment they achieved in winning the SSA Dublin Senior Premier Basketball Final.

Players: Laura McDunphy, Carolanne Canning, Aoife Darling, Laura McGrath, Lisa Dalderup, Sophie Wilkins, Julie Donohue, Ciara Horan, Gemma O’Leary, and Paula Mahon.