Organisation: Douglas Community School
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The cost of Storm Ophelia is still being counted by students and a local community whose sports hall lost its roof in scenes broadcast around the world.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
It wasn’t written in the script, but a tremendous finish by Darragh McElhinney saw the Bantry teenager take the senior boys’ title at the South Munster Schools cross-country, which took place in ideal conditions at Tramore Valley Park yesterday.
Sat, 27 Jan, 2018
IS €800,000-plus “the new €1 million?” It might well appear so, given the number of quite high-end Cork suburban properties which have come up for sale in the latter half of 2017, at the €850k-plus price level.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017
A school principal has spoken of his relief that nobody was killed or injured when the roof was ripped off its gym before slamming into nearby homes.
Wed, 18 Oct, 2017
A massive clean-up operation is under way across Cork City after Ophelia left a trail of destruction.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017
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Fri, 05 May, 2017
Monkstown Golf Club’s Jim Long has been elected as the new chairman of Munster Golf at the Munster Branch Annual Delegates Meeting.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Fri, 28 Oct, 2016
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
Willie Duggan has been on the Mitchelstown CBS staff since 1982 and, with over 30 years of service in the classroom and in promoting GAA amongst the school’s small student populace, today marks CBS’s biggest day in sport– its inaugural appearance in an All Ireland colleges final.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
Sat, 05 Mar, 2016
Despite a late rally, Presentation Brothers College had just enough to hold off nine-man Douglas Community School and capture the Munster Senior Schools’ Cup.
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Mon, 21 Dec, 2015
There was delight for students all around the country — but particular elation for an exclusive club of just six who got 12 higher-level As in their Junior Certificate results.
Thu, 10 Sep, 2015
Tommy Barker sizes up two semis of differing sizes in the same location near Douglas village.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
urges you to forget the excuses and get golfing this year.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Aspiring pole-dancers, poets, and photographers can take some free lessons during Cork’s Lifelong Learning Festival next week.
Mon, 31 Mar, 2014
It was the first penalty miss of young Adam O’Reilly’s schoolboy soccer career, but it has gained him widespread acclaim.
Wed, 19 Mar, 2014
A maths genius had a double-gold moment when he received a prize from world champion walker Rob Heffernan for being one of this year’s three top Leaving Certificate maths students.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2013
Most of us have been asked how many of the world’s 100 most influential books we have read — but how many could identify them when written in Georgian using the 9th century Nuskhuri alphabet?
Sat, 27 Jul, 2013
Attempts to cut maternity leave for teachers may face legal challenges, with teaching parents calling the measures anti-family.
Thu, 04 Apr, 2013
Back in 2011, those at the coalface of Munster men’s and boys’ hockey got a major fright on a winter’s night in Mallow.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2013
Despite having to miss a number of recent races due to illness, Sean Tobin showed he is getting back into top form with an easy victory at the Aviva/Munster Schools Cross-Country at the WIT complex on the outskirts of Waterford city yesterday.
Fri, 08 Feb, 2013
Men used to flicking levers in dockyard cranes and shifting cargoes on ships went back to manual labour and wheelbarrow pushing, bringing a neglected garden back to life for children to savour.
Tue, 04 Dec, 2012
Sean Tobin claimed his fourth Aviva Munster Schools’ cross-country title in a row yesterday with a power-packed display at the CIT Sports Complex in Bishopstown.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2012
They may not be RoboCop or R2-D2, but 80 students and their vocal fans from 20 schools will be hoping that their designs will win the Lego Robot Competition tonight.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2012
DOUGLAS Community School won the Munster Youths U18 soccer final when they defeated Crescent Comprehensive at Pike Rovers club in Limerick yesterday.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2011
SHANE QUINN (De La Salle, Waterford) was an impressive winner of the senior boys’ title at the AVIVA Munster Schools cross-country championships at the CIT Campus, Bishopstown, yesterday.
Fri, 18 Feb, 2011
DERVAL O’ROURKE will be back on one of her old stomping grounds on Sunday when she lines up for the 100m at the Leevale Open Sports at the Cork IT complex in Bishopstown.
Thu, 15 Apr, 2010
MICHAEL CARMODY (Castletroy College, Limerick) led all the way to win the senior boys title at the Munster Schools Cross-Country Championships at Tramore Racecourse yesterday, when the lack of teacher cover due to the cutbacks was reflected in much smaller entries.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2009
FIVE students who never missed a day of school for 14 years have been honoured for their achievement.
Thu, 23 Oct, 2008
MAURICE McCarthy is sitting in the bar of the Nemo Rangers’ complex, the rest of the squad going through their warm-up outside, as he remembers the bitter-sweetness of last year’s county final.
Sat, 04 Oct, 2008
CRAIG Murphy (Douglas Community School) ended two years of frustration when winning the senior boys’ title at the KitKat Irish Schools Cross-Country Championships at Dartfield Equestrian Centre, Loughrea on Saturday.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2008
NIALL TUOHY (Yeats College, Waterford) has withdrawn from Saturday’s KitKat Irish Schools cross-country championship at the Dartfield Equestrian Centre in Loughrea.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2008
NIALL TUOHY (Yeats College, Waterford) proved that December’s inter-county championship junior win wasn’t a flash in the pan when he outsprinted Craig Murphy (Douglas Community School) in a dramatic finish to the senior boy’s race at the KitKat Munster Schools Cross-Country Championships at Tramore Racecourse yesterday.
Fri, 08 Feb, 2008
DERVAL O’ROURKE is back on track for the world indoor championships in Valencia after an injury lay-off.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2008
LAST year’s winner Craig Murphy did not compete but Douglas CS kept the senior boys’ individual title thanks to an impressive performance from Richard Quirke at the South Munster Schools cross-country championships hosted by Midleton CBS yesterday.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2008
TWO Douglas semis-ds, in strong selling locations, have added extras in their back gardens, as the autumn selling seasons slows further.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2007
TRANSITION Year students in several Cork schools are to be taught a new education programme aimed at creating a greater awareness of cancer.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2007
DAVID McCARTHY (St Augustine’s) romped away with the senior boys’ title at the KitKat Munster Schools cross-country championships in Dungarvan on Saturday.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2007
CRAIG MURPHY might have followed in the footsteps of his grandfather, legendary Kerry All-Ireland football star Jas Murphy, were it not for the fact that one day he went for a training run with a group of athletes from Douglas Community School.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2007