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The TY play is running this week on Wednesday 26, Thursday 27 and Friday 28 November. Doors open at 7.30 with the performance at 8.00. Tickets are on sale in the school : Students €5, Adults €10 and a Family Ticket is €15 (2 Ads/2Ch). Tickets will also be available on the night, however Friday night is nearly sold out.

 

Third and Fifth Year Parent-Teacher Meetings.

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The Third Year Parent – Teacher Meeting will take pace on Thursday 27 November as per the school calendar. There is a change of time due to the TY Play that evening. It is now from 3.15 to 5.45 with classes ending at 2.45.

The Fifth Year Parent – Teacher Meeting is on Monday 1 December from 4.15 to 6.45. Classes will end at 3.25. 

Arch Club Christmas Fair.

ChristmasPortmarnock Arch Club are holding their annual Christmas Fair which is on this Sunday in the Hall behind the Church from 11 am until 4 pm. It’s a great family day and an ideal way to kick off the festive season.
The Christmas Fair is the biggest fund raising activity carried out by the Club and lots of people in the local community come together to make, bake, donate and support the event.

Adult Education

We are now looking for Tutors for our Spring term starting at the end of January. Our brochure will be finalised in early December so please contact us if you wish to offer a course. Email adultedpcs@gmail.com or call 01 8038069 for more details.

Thanks from Live Life Foundation.

Ms. O’Reilly writes

In response to the fundraiser yesterday Wednesday 19th November in PCS for the “live life” foundation, a grand total of €363 was raised. Those involved in the organisation of the fundraiser would really like to thank the musicians, singers, collectors and all of the students and staff for their generosity and support.

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Colm Keegan Workshops.

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The First Years were treated to lively poetry writing workshops today as part of Writing Week. Colm Keegan is a well known poet who is the Dun Laoighaire-Rathdown Writer in Residence this year. Thanks to Ms Morrissey, Ms Bradley and Mr Sweeney for organising this event.

Traditional Irish Music Master Class

Students from Portmarnock Community School who took part in a traditional music master class yesterday along with their tutors Ciaran Tourish and Dr. Martin Tourish. During the class our students had the opportunity to explore aspects of style, interpretation and arrangement in Irish traditional music with leading professional musicians. Many thanks to Ms. McGlynn who organised the event.

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Writing Week.

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Writing Week starts its story on Monday 17 November. Students and staff will be participating in various activities designed to promote the importance of writing skills as part of our Literacy Programme. Events include a Limerick writing competition; workshops with poet Colm Keegan; a visit from buskers on behalf of the Donal Walsh Foundation encouraging lyric writing and a Drop and Write session.