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.
Past Pupil Sandra Fitzgerald to star in RTÉ's new reality show ‘Ballet Chancers'.
Monica Loughman, Ireland's most famous ballerina, is taking on the challenge of a lifetime: to turn six Irish hip-hop dancers into ballet stars.
This new six-part series, Ballet Chancers, starts on RTÉ One on Sunday 16th November at 7.30 pm. It will follow the progress of Monica's protégés over four months of rigorous training before they take their places on stage with Monica and her company, The Irish Youth Russian Ballet Company, to perform The Nutcracker Suite in the Helix in Dublin.
One of Monica's protégés is Sandra Fitzgerald, a past pupil of Dominican College.
If you would like to be a part of Ballet Chancers (the show will be filmed as part of the series for RTÉ One) and see Sandra perform live as part of A Christmas Ballet Spectacular in the Mahoney Hall in the Helix then check out http://www.thehelix.ie/ or call 01 7007000.
A Christmas Ballet Spectacular
Monday December 1st 2008 @ 8pm
Tickets Cost €27
Catherine Doyle received the DCU School of Physical Sciences 2008 Lynam Award, which is made to the overall best final year student of the BSc Applied Physics Graduating Class. Catherine has in fact been top of her class throughout the four years of her degree and is a worthy recipient of the prestigious award.
Catherine sat her Leaving Certificate examinations in Dominican College in 2004. She is currently continuing her studies in DCU and completing a PhD in Surface Physics under the supervision of Dr. Tony Cafolla. Well Done from all in DCGA.