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Calling all TY Students!

STEPS Engineering Your Future Programme 2020 There are several programmes located in Dublin DCU, TU Dublin- City Campus, TU Dublin- Tallaght Campus, TU Dublin- Blanchardstown Campus, UCD and ESB (Dublin). The full list of programmes and dates are available here: https://www.steps.ie/eyf.aspx Applications are now open at this link: https://steps.smapply.io/prog/2020_engineering_your_future-transition_year_programme/ The […]

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Countess Markievicz Survey

Countess Markievicz Survey

A group of female History and Politics 5th Year students took part in a gender survey as part of a celebration of woman leaders in Ireland. Its aim was to examine girls leadership ambitions and willingness to partake in public or political life. FCC was one of twenty schools chosen […]

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Shoe Box Appeal

Shoe Box Appeal

Well done to Ms Harney’s class for organising the annual shoe box appeal. The students collected over 80 boxes for Team Hope.

5th Year History Trip to Berlin

5th Year History Trip to Berlin

A large group of fifth year History students recently spent 3 days in Berlin. This weekend coincided with the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The trip included a visit to Sachenhausen Concentration Camp, Checkpoint Charlie Museum, a visit to the Topgraphy of Terror Museum, a city […]

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Claire Byrne Live

Claire Byrne Live

The 5th Year Politics and Society class attended the Claire Byrne Live show on the 12th of November. Topics discussed included Climate Change and Work Relationships

Firhouse Men’s Shed

Firhouse Men’s Shed

Members of the Firhouse Men’s Shed taking part in a nutrition and cooking skills class in FCC. The Firhouse Men’s Shed were instrumental in setting up the garden of Remembrance. We are delighted to share our facilities and to continue to develop our excellent community links.

Second Year visit to Trinity College

Second Year visit to Trinity College

All second year students visited Trinity College. The aim of this trip was to encourage students to set study goals for the Junior Certificate. They had a tour of the campus, attended a motivational lecture, met past FCC pupils studying at Trinity and got a free dinner in the canteen!

Lunchtime music concert

Lunchtime music concert

A music concert was held on the 25th of October with 3rd and 5th year students performing. Over 70 people attended this event and enjoyed the performances from a very talented bunch.

Junior Certificate High Achievers

Junior Certificate High Achievers

Students in TY who received eight honours or more in the 2019 Junior Certificate exams were presented with high achiever certificates in front of the present third year group. Well done all!