Times Old and New

Ireland now stands in imminent danger. If Popery succeeds – our fairest plains will once more witness days worthy to rank with those of Bloody Mary – and the Walls…

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Passing on the Baton

Did you ever come across a group of people looking at the sky and wonder what was up there? Did you perhaps go gazing skywards yourself?  And what if someone…

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Click-4-Crumlin

We’re asking you to ‘Click-4-Crumlin‘ to help our TY students raise money for a covid-19 testing machine for sick children in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. Due to the current…

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My Braveheart Tree!

In my 3rd motu proprio at the end of March I asked if anyone had a favourite tree – and received a great and varied response – with many reasons…

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Be Glad to be Sad!

Last Friday, the well-leaked news that this year’s Leaving Cert. was to be cancelled made it a unique day in the annals of the DES – and in the life…

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Living in Lockdown

They all lived together and shared everything in common ……. [Acts 2:44] The first reading of last Sunday’s Mass describes the first Christians – after the coming of the Holy…

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The Way of the Cross

The Way of the Cross on Good Friday, 10th April 2020. We gathered this year in The College Chapel as a ‘virtual’ school community – unable to attend in person…

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The First Day of Lent

Dust you are and unto dust, you shall return. Ecclesiastes 3:20   Last Wednesday, the school community joined together for the annual Ash Wednesday service in the Boys’ Chapel. This…

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