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Extension of six new classrooms approved for Laois secondary school

A Laois secondary school has been given approval to proceed with an extension to their existing building. Minister for State at the Department of Finance,...

Laois’s newest secondary school announce appointment of new principal

Laois's newest secondary school have announced that they have appointed a brand new principal. Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board (LOETB) has confirmed that...

In Pictures: Ethos Awareness Day a huge success in Laois secondary...

Ethos Awareness Day was held in Dunamase College on Thursday May 19 in conjunction with Laois Offaly ETB. It got off to a great start...

Double success for Dunamase College as football and soccer titles secured

Dunamase College 8-5 Coláiste Craobh Abhann Kilcoole (Wicklow) 4-9 Br Hubert First Year Shield Final  Dunamase College were crowned Br Hubert First Year Shield winners following...

Fundraising concert announced for Laois secondary school’s therapy dog

A fundraising concert has been announced for a Laois secondary school's therapy dog. Chips, a Labrador puppy, joined the school last month and is being...

In Pictures: History for Dunamase College as they claim first ever...

Dunamase College 7-10 Athy College 2-5 South Leinster School's 'D' 2nd Year Final Dunamase College saw off a spirited challenge from Athy College to win their...

Stand Up Week a huge success in Laois secondary school as...

Dunamase College were proud to show their support for their LGBTIQ+ students throughout Stand-Up Week 2021 recently. The students learned a lot about LGBTIQ+ topics...

History made in Laois secondary school as first ever girls soccer...

History was made at a Laois secondary school last week as a girls team competed in their first ever soccer match. Dunamase College Minor Girls...

Importance of road infrastructure around new Portlaoise secondary school highlighted

In the coming years, Dunamase College will move into a new build secondary school on the Timahoe Road in Portlaoise, close to the old...

WATCH: Celebration of the Aonad Lán-Ghaeilge at Dunamase College

On Friday last, Dunamase College, in conjunction with Laois School of Music, celebrated the opening of their Aonad Lán-Ghaeilge.   As Dunamase College, or Colaiste Dún...

New pedestrian crossing, footpath and roadway upgrades set to commence in...

A huge plan to upgrade a significant portion of Portlaoise is set to get underway next week. A brand new pedestrian crossing as well as...

In Pictures: Dunamase College and Knockbeg College welcome new batch of...

There was great excitement in schools across the county recently as First Years began life at second level. The incoming first years received a warm...

Warm tributes and well wishes paid as popular Laois school principal...

Warm tributes and well wishes have been paid to Aoife Elster, Principal of Dunamase College in Portlaoise, following the announcement that she intends to...

Six Laois schools to receive extra special education classes for new...

Six Laois schools are to receive extra special education classes for the new academic year. Sean Fleming, Minister of State at the Department of Finance,...

Plans for ‘hockey Centre of Excellence’ to be developed on grounds...

Two Laois hockey clubs have joined forces with a secondary school for what could be a very exciting venture. Abbeyleix Junior Hockey Club and Portlaoise...

Laois secondary school all set to host first Literature Festival

Dunamase College will be abuzz with excitement this week as both students and teachers alike celebrate all things literature. The Portlaoise based secondary school will...

Brand new building for Laois’s newest secondary school following €24.5 million...

Laois's newest secondary school is to get a brand new building after the Department of Education confirmed it was allocating €24.5 million to the...

Laois school hosts very successful Mental Health Awareness Week

Wellbeing and the promotion of positive mental health has always been a key element of life in Dunamase College  - and this was certainly...

WATCH: Dunamase College now accepting applications for 1st Year students in...

Dunamase College are now accepting applications for places in first year in  August 2021. The school is entering its fifth year in Portlaoise and is...

Safety measures needed as new Laois secondary school continues to grow

A pedestrian crossing is badly needed at Towerhill in Portlaoise for Dunamase College where there are now over 300 students and over 30 staff...

Confirmed case of Coronavirus in Laois secondary school – but remote...

There has been a confirmed case of Coronavirus in the Dunamase College secondary school in Portlaoise - but only students who have been deemed...

Exciting times as Dunamase College comes to the end of its...

Dunamase College has come to the end of its third year and is continuing to grow and expand in the new school year. The school...

Well-being of students to the fore as Dunamase College embrace interactive...

This week is the final week of online distance learning at Dunamase College. Before the Easter break, Dunamase College ran a very successful Well-being Week...

Laois secondary school student wins GAA All-Ireland Short Story Writing Competition

A First Year student from Dunamase College beat off competition from thousands to be crowned GAA All-Ireland Short Story Writing Competition winner recent. Ratheniska native...

Laois school launch online well-being week for students

Dunamase College, a multidenominational, bilingual secondary school in Portlaoise, is launching an online well-being week from today to support students who cannot come to...

Laois’s newest secondary school set for significant expansion

Due to the growth in student numbers at Dunamase College planning has commenced to make the Further Education and Training Centre across the road...

Open Evening in Dunamase College on Monday, October 7

Dunamase College in Portlaoise is going from strength to strength. It is a multidenominational, co educational second level school that opened in August 2017. The...

Dunamase College and Laois Hockey enter agreement that will see hockey...

Laois's newest secondary school Dunamase College and Laois Hockey have announced "a strategic partnership agreement" that will see the introduction and coaching of Hockey...

Ambitious plans and timeframe for new Laois secondary school

All going well and all going to plan Laois’ newest secondary school will be up-and-running in its permanent location in 2021. That might seem like...

Laois’s newest secondary school purchases site for new building

This is brilliant news! Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board (LOETB) has announced that Heads of Agreement have been reached for the acquisition of...