Action Ireland in Lesotho.

Best wishes to all of our students, parents, teachers and everyone associated with Action Ireland as they embark on their long journey to Lesotho where they will be teaching, building and making new friends over the next few weeks. Experience their journey through a  a daily blog here. 


Country Crest Supporting PCS Project.

Josh Tighe Fitzgerald, Aaron Cullen and Adam Doyle visit Country Crest North County Dublin growers and food producers. Tony Doyle and Country Crest are helping students prepare their project for YSI  titled ‘Low Till High Tech’. The project looks at soil types and tilling and seed planting. Country Crest will recycle an old bicycle into a plough and the students will create a soil map of Lesotho.

Visit to Teagasc, Johnstown Castle, Wexford for the study of soil maps.

Fingal County Council Award.

The Mayor of Fingal Cllr Mary McCamley made  a special presentation to PCS students whose Lesotho mapping project won the  SAGE World Cup for social innovation.

The team pitched to the Responsible Innovation Summit in Corke Park and got feedback from world leading Social Entrepeneurs.


Congratulations #maplesotho

Well done to our student team of Global Citizens Mapping the Future who won the Step Up Challenge Category at the Young Social Innovators Final in the National Conference Centre this week. The team also participated in the Digital Champions Event in DCU (see below). Special thanks to Mr Fitzgerald and Ms Cronin their mentors.


Digital Champions DCU

With Minister Denis Naughten. Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Variety Show – a celebration of our students’ talent and generosity.

Well done to all of our acts, fund raisers and music team who raised almost €2000 for Alone and Temple Street while celebrating the burgeoning talent in PCS with a great night of entertainment and fun. Particular thanks to Ms O’Driscoll, Ms McGlynn and Mr Maynes for their time and hard work.

Variety Show.

The Annual Variety Show is in aid of Alone and Temple Street Hospital this year. It takes place on Tuesday 9 May at 7.30pm in the Assembly Hall. Tickets are now on sale : €6 for students, €8 for adults and €20 for a family of four.

Blue Nose Day – Thursday 27 April.

Irish Autism Action are selling blue noses (€2) on Thursday 27 April in school to raise funds and awareness and to help to create a more Autism-friendly society.

Walk in My Shoes.

The Prefects are asking all students to wear imaginative footwear on Wednesday 22 March to raise funds for ‘Walk in My Shoes’.  They will be visiting classrooms to collect two euro which will go towards supporting teenagers with mental health issues.

Everything points to Portmarnock community school