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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...

In Pictures: Laois secondary school bring first ever hockey season to...

Dunamase College hosted Abbeyleix Hockey club U-14s for a friendly match in Portlaoise at the weekend to bring their first ever season to an...

Site for Portlaoise secondary school raised in Dáil

The issue of locating a site for the building of the new Dunamase College, Portlaoise, was raised with the Minister for Education and Skills...

In Pictures: Dunamase College play in their first-ever hockey games

January 24 2019 will go down as an historic day for the students of Dunamase College. The students traveled to The King’s Hospital in Dublin...

Dunamase College first school in Laois to pick up popular sport

Finding inspiration from the success of the Irish Ladies Hockey Team during the summer, Dunamase College has recently begun to carve it’s own path...

WATCH: Portlaoise secondary school hold own vote on Presidential election

As the country casts their votes and prepares to hear who will be elected President, a Portlaoise school has completed the same process today. Dunamase...

Historic day as two Portlaoise secondary schools clash for first time

Portlaoise College 6-6 Colaiste Dhun Masc 2-4 Top Oil South Leinster ‘D’ U-14 Football Championship There was history made in Portlaoise today as two secondary schools...

Highly successful open evening at Dunamase College

There were crowds queueing down Railway Street in Portlaoise on Monday evening in advance of the Open Evening for Dunamase College. The school is preparing...

Open Evening in Dunamase College as school prepares for 2019

Dunamase College in Portlaoise is holding an Open Night on Monday, October 1. This is for parents and students starting in the school in August...

In Pictures: Dunamase College students return to school as numbers double

Portlaoise's newest secondary school opened its doors to begin its second academic year this morning. Dunamase College is located in the centre of Portlaoise town...