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Art visit to the Hugh Lane Dublin City Gallery

An excellent Morning was had by 3rd year Art students who visited the world renowned collections of the Hugh Lane Gallery.

The students had an excellent tour which included the stained glass room, which contains the remarkable and ever popular Harry Clarke piece The Eve of St. Agnes as well as work from other 20th century stained glass artist.

 

Through the Impressionists painting, the collect of Irish art work from Sean Keating to Francis Bacon

 

At the far end of these galleries is Francis Bacon’s Studio and gallery.

 

One of the permanent exhibitions on the ground floor of the new wing is the Sean Scully room which contains paintings presented by the artist in 2006.

THE EARLY BIRD CATCHES THE WORM

Meaning: This proverb tells you to act early or right now in order to be successful. If someone says, “The early bird catches the worm,” he/she means that if you do something early or before anyone else, you will have an advantage and be successful.

Origin: This phrase THE EARLY BIRD CATCHES THE WORM was first recorded in 1605 in William Camden’s book of proverbs and has remained part of misplaced work ethic ever since.

Simulated Archaeology Dig in Lucan C

The School of Irish Archaeology visited Lucan CC this week with their ‘The Big Dig’ experience.

The Big Dig is a replica of a Viking House and excavation site where students get to explore the Viking world through a simulated archaeology dig.

This site was specially constructed on the grounds of the college and it gave our students the chance to experience the life of an archaeologist by learning how to excavate the remains of a Viking house.

As they dug through the site, our students unearthed Viking treasures and artefacts dating back 1,000 years.

In doing so they learned about the lives of our Viking ancestors as history is brought to life by qualified archaeologists. This educational workshop offered a unique experience that left our students fascinated by our ancient ancestors and eager to learn more.

A big thanks to all the students for their excellent participation, the archaeologists Mark and Frankie from the Irish school of Archaeology for their positive and engaging work with our students, a small and great group of TY students who helped, Parents Association who contributed to its funding and to LCC History department who organised it.

3rd Year History Trip on board  “The rise of the rebel’s 1916 bus tour”

Class Pearse and Class Conolly , were accompanied by their Class Tutors Inion Ni Bhriain, Mr O Gorman and history teacher Ms MCarthy.
They were taken on a journey around Dublin to retrace the steps of the participants in the 1916 rising, stopping at Dublin Castle, Moore St, GPO and Richmond Barracks. 
Actors performed emotive and hard hitting, eye witness account from different perspectives. They had an enjoyable and education class trip. 

Lucan CC athletes shine in the Phoenix Park races

Lucan CC athletics shone in the Phoenix Park for the 2nd annual junior cross country races.

The 14 strong team returned with a number of medals and all athletes had made huge improvements on their times.

A special mention to Dara Donoghue who came in first in the 2nd Year boys 2500m, with Shane Broderick a few seconds behind in fifth place.

Liam Fitzgerald ran a very strong race coming in third in an exceptionally tough race. Clodagh McDonnell and Milly Hughes also came in the top 5 in their races.

A huge achievement also by the girls Junior team who came 3rd in the overall competition.

 

First Year Enrolment 2020/2021 now open

Enrolment is now open for the 2020/2021 academic school year. Enrolment forms can be downloaded from the link below or collected from the college office.

The enrolment policy can also be accessed below by clicking the link.

First Year Enrolment Policy 2020-21

2020-21 Incoming First Year Application Form

The final date for application for the 2020/21 school year is 12 noon, Friday 26th October 2018.

Unbeaten run continues for Lucan CC senior hurlers

Lucan CC senior hurlers extended their unbeaten run in to a third season with victory over Moyle Park College. A strong wind blowing through Arthur Griffith Park made for an interesting spectacle. Playing with the wind in the first half allowed LCC to build up a comfortable 12 point half time lead. Sean Balfe opened the scoring with a brilliant goal. Charlie Keher scored 2-2 during this period, the second goal coming from a sideline cut.

Aided by the strong wind Moyle Park came back at Lucan in the second half. They created a number of goal scoring opportunities but a mixture of excellent defending and poor shooting confined their scoring to points only. They did manage to outscore Lucan by 5 points during this period. The game finished Lucan CC 3-9 v Moyle Park College 0-11 with Man of the Match Darragh Reid performing excellently throughout.

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever. – Chinese Proverb

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever. – Chinese Proverb

Like most ancient proverbs the origin is difficult to source. However, the meaning should resonate for anyone interested in learning – You have a question, but you’re afraid to ask it. You don’t want to look foolish, stupid, or inattentive in front of your peers. So you say nothing, and having not asked, you never learn what you need to know.

Yes, you might feel silly asking the question, but this is just for a short time. If you did not ask, when would you have learned?

By not asking, you leave yourself a ‘fool’ for the rest of your life. So be brave, ask that question and be the master of your own learning!

 

Languages Connect: The German Exchange in Lucan Community College

Lucan Community College started our German language exchange programme with Gymnasium Münchberg 27 years ago in 1991.

Since then our continued partnership with Gymnasium Münchberg has seen hundreds of Lucan Community College students deepen their understanding of the German language while gaining an appreciation of the German culture and making long lasting friendships that have stood the test of time.

This video, featuring students, parents and teachers from Lucan Community College, explains just why taking part in this language exchange programme has been so integral to the educational experiences of the students involved throughout the years.

Lucan Community College German Exchange

We thank the German Language department, Ms Clarke, Ms Williams and the many teachers who have been a part of the German exchange programme over the last quarter of a century. It has been with your dedication and commitment that this rich student-centred programme has been able to flourish.

Less than a quarter of the world speaks English. Learning languages opens doors to the other three-quarters – and a world of hidden opportunities.

Junior Certificate/Cycle Results Day Photo Gallery 2018

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Lucan Community College’s Parents Association will host their first meeting of the new school year on the 5th September at 7.30pm. The Parents Association would love to use the occasion of this first meeting to welcome new members, whether your children are in the college already or if they are new students to us.

The Parents Association is great way to get involved in school life, get to know other parents and contribute in a voluntary capacity. As always, the College would like to thank the Parents Association for their continued work over the years and look forward to working closely with them again over the coming year.
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