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St. Paul's CBS Secondary School

North Brunswick St

Dublin 7

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TY Smashing Times Drama Workshop

Thanks to the Smashing Times Theatre group the TY students were treated to a brilliant drama workshop exploring the significance of 2018 as the centenary of women having the right to vote in Ireland.

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TY Living Art Installation

On a very wet Friday 3rd March the Transition Years took part in a historical art project in the grounds of DIT Grangegorman. The lads were part of a group who were photographed wearing bonnets to commemorate the over three thousand women and 500 children who were […]

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2nd Year JCSP Trip to Glendalough

The weather was just perfect for a hike when we set off on Friday 27th May for Glendalough. The second year students learned the history, geography and religious significance of the area before we began the 17km hike over the Spinc trail. We all made it back […]

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TY Visit to Cathal Brugha Barracks.

on Monady May 23 the TY History group concluded their 1916 studies with a visit to Cathal Brugha Barracks in Rathmines.  Our guide, Noel McDonnell, gave a wonderful presentation in the visitor centre where there are some very interesting artefacts from the period.  The lads were fascinated […]

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TY – Bank of Ireland Community Events

On November 20th Bank of Ireland, in conjunction with Blackhall Place, held a community event for the local primary and secondary schools. Jianchun He was the winner of the art competition. Jianchun had to create a clay character that might be used in an animated feature. He […]

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Second Year Trip to Glendalough

  On Friday May 15th both 2 Leinster and 2 Connaught travelled to Glendalough to experience all that the ancient monastic site has to offer. Mr McCormack taught us the history, Ms Roe explained why it is  sacred place and Mr Dunleavy helped us to scale the mountain. […]

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World War 1 Remembered.

On Wednesday 24th September our 1st.Years were given a very interesting and entertaining talk about WW1 by one of our past-pupils Darren McMahon. Darren is a member of the Irish Great War Society (IGWS) and he delievered his talk fully kitted out in the uniform of a […]

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