Events Calendar

Fáilte & Welcome

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

As you browse through the pages of this website you will see the very many facets of this College from the initiation of New Entrants, through the exciting days of movement through the school from First Year to Sixth Year.

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Online Prospectus



This portion of the school website is currently being developed.

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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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House Summer Exam Timetable

The summer exam timetable for 5th, 2nd and 1st Year students can be accessed by clicking on the link below. Read the noticeboard in school in case there are any last minute changes to exam locations.

Remember to HUG your questions in every single exam.
Go n-éirí go geal libh!

TY in Madrid 2016

During the Easter holidays Senorita Mc Dwyer, Inion Ni Ghallcohair and Senor Mc Cartney spent five days in Madrid City. 21 Transition Year girls from Dominican College went on this exciting trip during and it was a wonderful and very memorable experience.

Nat 1 Copy             Nat 2 Copy 
Nat 7 Copy   Nat 16 Copy


Second Year French pen pals

This year the French 2nd Year class had pen pals from Nyons. We talked about our interests, our school, our families etc. It improved our French vocabulary and improved our letter writing skills. We even got a chance to meet our pen pals in April as they were in Dublin for a few days. Everyone was so nice and everyone got on really well. We all walked around St Stephens Green trying to speak French while they tried to communicate in English. It was hard but we all managed pretty well. It was a great experience and I hope to continue to keep in touch with my pen pal through 3rd Year. (Eloise Keogh, 2.3.)

DCGA Reconnect 2016

Greetings from Dominican College Griffith Avenue. This year the school started a new optional course in 5th Year. It is called the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP). As part of the LCVP programme the students have to run an Enterprise Activity. 

This year we have decided to host an event where past pupils of the last 10 years, or so, are invited back to school for a social and networking evening. The LCVP students will host and run the event. We hope that it will be a chance for you to reconnect with the school, other past pupils and some teachers. The DCGA Reconnect 2016 event will held in the school from 7.00 - 8.30pm on the evening of Wednesday May 4th 2016.

If you are interested in coming along please connect to the Facebook page we set up for the event for more details. This will be a relaxed and informal event and we look forward to seeing lots of you on the night. Please spread the word to your Dominican friends, family and neighbours. Due to the time pressure on us at the end of the school year we won't be able to respond to individual Facebook messages etc. We hope you understand.

Mr Curry (LCVP Coordinator)

Special Invitation to the Arás

Over the Easter break, my friends and I were lucky enough to be given the opportunity to visit Arás an Uachtaráin. When we arrived we were given a short tour and learned some very interesting pieces of information about paintings of our past presidents and furniture in the house. After that we attended a ceremony where the Ambassadors of Azerbaijan, Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina presented their credentials to President Michael D. Higgins and Minister Seán Sherlock, amongst many others. Then we were taken outside where the defence forces provided a guard of honour for the Ambassadors while an orchestra played the national anthems of each country. Here we met Michael D. Higgins himself when he came over and shook all of our hands, commenting on the weather and asking if we enjoyed the ceremony. We had our picture taken on the steps of Arás an Uachtaráin and afterwards we went back inside for tea and cake with the army. It was a great opportunity and one we will never forget. (R. Harold)

Pictured below:

John Conlan, Rachel Harold, Keela Conlan, President Michael D. Higgins, Róisín Delaney and Caoimhe Harold.