Ard Scoil na nDéise
Convent Road, Dungarvan
County Waterford, Ireland

Tel: (058) 41464

"Reaching our Potential with Respect, Care and Friendship"

European Champion, County Champions, Centenary Concert, Pink Picnic, Scholarship Winners

28th October 2013

Tirna Connors, European Karate Champion!

European Champion

Congratulations to first year student Tirna Connors who returned from the W.U.K.F. European Championships with a gold medal! Not o9nly that, but she is the first Irish girl to win back to back gold medals! Well done Tirna!

County Champions

Congratulations also to the following girls who were members of the Dungarvan G.A.A. Club which recently won the Under 13 and Under 14 County Football championships; Aislin Baumann, Alix Fitzgerald, Shanise McCXarthy, Niamh McComb, Nicole Lyons, Isabelle Wade, Orna O’Brien.Eimear Hayes, Caoimhe Denmead, Clodagh Curran, Katie Ferncombe,Emma Gildea and Shauna Coakley.

Well done girls! The school football team is also doing well, more news in next news.

Centenary Concert

Soroptimist International Dungarvan and District will present a Centenary Concert for Dungarvan’ own songwriter and poet Mai O’Higgins in the Town Hall on Friday, November 8th at 8.p.m. The proceeds will go to the Soroptimists’ local charities and the Ard Scoil. Enjoy a wonderful night out while helping fundraising for the school.

First Years Celebrate Pink Day to raise funds for the Cancer Unit in Ardkeen

Pink Picnic

On Wednesday,T.Y. students with Mrs O’Driscoll and Mrs O’Sullivan organised our annual Pink Picnic Day when all students got a chance to wear pink and had a picnic in the Hall. Great fun was had by all as we raised funds for the Cancer unit in Waterford Regional Hospital in Ardkeen.

Pink Day Decorations

Leaving Certificate 2013 Scholarship Recipients

This year 9% of our Leaving Certificate students achieved 500 points or more, and 33% of the class of 2013 achieved 450 points or more.  We were very happy with these results. 

But on October 14th we received two letters containing further good news.  Jennifer Hurley is to receive an Entrance Scholarship at National University of Ireland Maynooth.  The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, November 5th in Maynooth, where Jenny is now studying Astrophysics. 

Natalia Pabianiak is to be the worthy recipient of a 2013 All Ireland Scholarship sponsored by JP McManus.  This prestigious award will be presented to her at a ceremony in the University of Limerick on November 9th.  Natalia is now studying Pharmacy at U.C.C.

Tabitha Alexander has been awarded a UCD Entrance Scholarship, which she’ll receive at a ceremony on Monday the 11th of November. Tabitha is presently studying veterinary science at UCD.

We wish Jennifer, Natalia, Tabitha and all our Leaving Certificate graduates every success in their studies and their future careers.

Pink Day at the Bandstand in Lookout Park



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