Parkside Cross Country

The school held Cross Country trials in Grangegorman for the first time on Wednesday 26th March, will all competitors performing fantastically on the 1km loop. Both the Active Committee and Janette Strickland were a big help in ensuring that everything ran smoothly and having classes and teachers along to support really added to the atmosphere. […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, March 5, 2020

All Weather Pitch in Smithfield

There is a new all-weather pitch in Smithfield near the fruit markets and the pupils of D7ET have been getting great enjoyment from their visits there. We are very lucky to be one of several schools in the area with access to this fantastic new facility. Every Thursday afternoon, a different class heads to Smithfield […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, January 16, 2020

6th class boxing showcase in the National Stadium

On Wednesday 4th December 2019, 12 pupils from 6th class took part in a Boxing Showcase, where they had the opportunity to display their newly acquired skills in the ring having completed the Bronze, Silver and Gold stages of the StartBox programme. Their classmates were ringside to cheer them on and they did a fantastic […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, December 5, 2019

Visit from Sam

On Monday 2nd of December, D7ET had its (now annual!!) visit from the Sam Maguire, accompanied this year by school GAA coach Mark from local club St. Brendan’s and the talented up and coming Dublin goalkeeper Evan Comerford. Pupils gathered on the yard, with 6th class forming a guard of honour to welcome the Sam […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, December 3, 2019

Basketball Finals in the NBA

Both the Boys’ and the Girls’ basketball teams played their league finals in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght on Friday 22nd November. First up were the boys, who faced the much improved Hansfield Educate Together. Despite a stellar performance and an outstanding display of skill and determination, they were beaten by the highly impressive […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, November 24, 2019

Boxing Gold programme in the National Arena

On Wednesday 6th of November, 14 pupils from the 6th classes made their way to the National Boxing Arena to participate in the first of the four sessions of the Gold Programme. These pupils have all completed the Bronze and Silver programmes and showed the enthusiasm, determination and talent necessary to move on to the […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, November 7, 2019

Marathon Kids – 3 weeks down!

6th class are now 3 weeks into the Marathon Kids Programme which sees them run a marathon distance over 8 weeks (although most are doing a lot more). There are fitness tips and warm ups provided by Olympian David Gillick and a booklet filled with all the benefits of exercise (we have so far learned […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, September 27, 2019

Basketball season kicks off!

Both the Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball teams had their first league game this week against Gaelscoil Uí Earcáin and both teams did D7 proud. The games were played in Aughrim Street Sports Centre and there was great home support present from parents, guardians and classmates. The boys were up first and they maintained their strong […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, September 25, 2019