Marathon Kids Final Mile

Huge congratulations to the 6th class pupils who completed the final mile of the Marathon Kids programme on the Grangegorman campus today. Over the past 8 weeks, the children have been running increasing speeds and distances, along with learning all about the health, social, community and educational benefits of an active lifestyle. Conditions were cold […]

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Sports facilities in Grangegorman

We are very fortunate to now have regular use of the pitches in Grangegorman, on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Several classes have already utilised this fantastic resource with many other classes also visiting the campus for nature walks and other outdoor activities.

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Ruth Fitzgerald, November 15, 2020


We are delighted to have 2nd and 6th classes taking part in weekly GAA lessons throughout September and October. All classes in the school will have the same opportunity at some stage during the year. Have a look at some of the photos.

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Ruth Fitzgerald, October 15, 2020

Boxing in D7ET

Due to current health and safety guidelines, boxing sessions have been a little different this year. But 5th and 6th classes have both really enjoyed participating in some pretty gruelling boxing fitness sessions. Hopefully there will be an opportunity for other classes to engage in this initiative later on in the school year.

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Ruth Fitzgerald, October 15, 2020

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