Tenements of the 1930s/40s

6th Class have been studying the Dublin Lockout if 1913, as part of a Phizzfest project. Earlier, there was a visit from researcher Paul Rouse. Today, we had a first-hand glimpse of tenement life, when local woman Bridie Kelly visited. Bridie was born in 1929 in Dominic St, so doesn’t quite remember the Lockout or […]

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D7ET Archivist, April 26, 2013


6th Class projects covered a range of topics, from Fashion to Steam. Pupils worked alone or in pairs. The emphasis here was on avoiding internet information downloading, concentrating instead on conveying their own understanding to other pupils. The best of these projects contributed new knowledge and research, giving children a chance to do some independent […]

D7ET Archivist, April 26, 2013

Collins Barracks Creative Writing 6th Class 2013

Mini-Sagas (50 word Stories) Dusty Silver (Writing Board) Heat comes, Cold comes. I wait alone, not knowing why I wait, or why. Try – the end is coming. I watch them come, sitting at desks. The boy smiles; I find some hope. He starts to write. The end is coming. Scratch, shrinking, dust below. The […]

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D7ET Archivist, April 17, 2013


As part of the D7K, Irish sporting superstar, Eamonn Coghlan was on hand today to encourage pupils to train hard. He had some strong advice for children today, regardless of their chosen path in their futures. At critical moments in our lives, we are left with easy options and more difficult ones that could lead […]

D7ET Archivist, April 12, 2013

D7K April 21st 2013

The D7K takes place on Sunday  April 21st, 2013 at 11 am in the Phoenix Park. You can register online. Money raised go to the school funds. Today, Maz and Claire, who have both represented Ireland at national sporting level, came in to help our pupils practice the run.

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D7ET Archivist, April 9, 2013

Third Student Council

The third republic of D7ET’s student body started this week, with the inauguration of the new COuncil. They are: D7ET Student Council 6th Class Rep Finnán Connolly O’Sullivan D7ET Student Council 6th Class Rep Eve McKillop D7ET Student Council 6th Class Rep Ella Mae Cromie D7ET Student Council 6th Class Rep Oisin McMahon D7ET Student […]

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D7ET Archivist, April 9, 2013

Bike Safety!

6th Class have been practising their bike safety skills with Richard from Bike Safety Ireland over the past few weeks. This week, they learned how to make hand signals, while turning left and right.

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D7ET Archivist, April 9, 2013