Thomond Community College

MultiCultural Day

MultiCultural Day

Thomond Community College Multicultural Day 2019 was held Friday, March 29th and there were plenty of colourful photo opportunities available with participating students in national costume. Richard Lynch was honoured to be the Master of Ceremonies again for the eighth consecutive year. Previously, the event was held at the Salesians School before it closed three years … Continued


World Book Day

World Book Day

On Thursday 7th March, Thomond Community College celebrated World Book Day in a very fancy way with both teachers and students coming in to school in fancy dress . World Book Day is the biggest celebration of books and reading ever mounted in Ireland. The main aim is to encourage students to explore the pleasure of … Continued


Transitioning through the Gears

Transitioning through the Gears

On Wednesday, 20th March, Both TY classes got a day workshop learning how to drive, change a tyre, theory test practice and try out their shooting skills while wearing Beer goggles. One of the highlights of the day was when Shannon Ryan was driving and while thinking she was doing brilliant, stuttered the car causing … Continued


Seachtain Na Gaeilge

Seachtain Na Gaeilge

Seachtain na Gaeilge is an international Irish language festival, the largest celebration of our native language and culture that takes place in Ireland and in many other countries every year. At Thomond Community College , a series of events took place to highlight and promote the Irish language in our school including the following 11ú … Continued


Northern Trust School Visit

Northern Trust School Visit

A group of Transition and Fifth Year students has a fabulous day in Northern Trust thanks to Heather Hamilton, Vice President, Global Training Manager and all the staff in NT who went to so much trouble to make the day educational and really enjoyable. We got a great insight into the variety of careers accountants do. … Continued


My week at The Bar of Ireland

My week at The Bar of Ireland

I was very excited when I found out that our school was being offered the opportunity to send one student to The Bar of Ireland for a week of work experience called Looking into Law. I really wanted to take part in this course as I am almost 100% sure I want to study law … Continued


Thomond Community College Students are Authors! 

Thomond Community College Students are Authors! 

We are very proud of our first years who recently wrote their own book. 12 first years have written stories for a book called “Terrifying Tales” and it is illustrated by Limerick artist Hugh McMahon. The book came about as the result of a short story competition. The students wrote the stories with encouragement from … Continued


IWISH Conference

IWISH Conference

On Thursday, 7th of February, a group of 30 female students accompanied by their teachers, Ms Carew & Ms O’Driscoll attended the I WISH conference in Cork City Hall. The I WISH is an initiative to inspire, encourage and motivate young female students to pursue careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths). I WISH … Continued


Tiny Forest in Thomond Community College

Tiny Forest in Thomond Community College

Tiny Forests is a wonderful initiative of LEAF (Learning about Forests) and on the 6th and 7th of February 2019 Thomond Community College planted our tiny forest. There was a palpable air of excitement among the 2nd year Woodwork students as the boots and wellies were put on in preparation for the outdoors. NiamhNi Dhuill … Continued