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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 friend. The website is designed to give you an insight into the aims and activities of our highly regarded College.

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Mission Statement & Ethos

Here at Dominican College, we strive to support, develop and realise each individual's full potential in a Catholic environment.

Our Roman Catholic traditional motto - Veritas - permeates and imbues all aspects of school life - academic and personal.

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Better Options

A unique one-day national event for guidance counsellors and students with a disability or specific learning difficulty considering Higher Education options in Ireland. National College of Ireland in association with AHEAD and DAWN (Disability Advisors Working Network) are hosting the event on: Wednesday 5th December 2007 11.00 am – 3.00 pm National College of Ireland, Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1
The Better Options event is specifically geared towards and will be of great benefit to Students with Disabilities and specific learning difficulties, Guidance Counsellors, Teachers, SENO's, NEPS & Parents. This event is free & all are welcome.

11.00 am Welcome and Introduction Dr Paul Mooney, President, NCI Ms Ann Heelan, Executive Director, AHEAD
11.30 am Supplementary Admissions Procedure Explained What you need to know! (Students) What you need to know! (Guidance Counsellors)
12.00 pm Find Out More - Visit College and Support Stands
1.00 pm My Experience of Higher Education Presentations from graduates with a disability
1.30 pm Ask a Question - Visit College and Support Stands
2.30 pm Supplementary Admissions Procedure Explained What you need to know! (Students) What you need to know! (Guidance Counsellors)
3.00 pm Close

Concern Dabates Update

Congratulations to the Concern Debate team who won their first debate against Loreto College. The team are competing again on
3rd December against The High School in Rathgar.
The motion for this debate is "Ireland Inc. is demonstrating genuine commitment to tackling global warming." Dominican College will be opposing the motion.
This is the last debate in the league phase of the competition so best of luck to the team; Kim Connick and Dearbhla Quinn from 5th Year and Eimear Eilis and Emer Toale from Transition Year.

"National Forum on Europe" - Public Speaking

Congratulations to the TY Public Speaking team of Dawn Lonergan, Alissa Karpick and Emma Flynn. They defeated three other teams in Coláiste Cholm on Tuesday 20th November, speaking on the topic "Should the E.U. do more to tackle cross border crime?"
They now move to the second round of the "National Forum on Europe" - Public Speaking. More details to follow

Entrance Examinations Award 2007

Congratulations to  Ailish Beakey and Claire Murphy, who due to their high performance levels achieved in the School Leaving Certificate Examinations, have been selected for an Entrance Exhibition Awards in University College Dublin.

Concern Debates 2007-08

Good luck to the concern debate team who will be debating against a team from Loreto on the Green on Monday 12/11/07. The motion is that “celebrity led campaigns do more harm than good for the developing world” and the Dominican College team opposing it consists of Kim Connick, Dearbhla Quinn, Emer Toale and Eimear Ellis.