Br. Vincent Byrne RIP

Br. Vincent, former Principal of De La Salle College, passed away in Miguel House, Castletown, Co. Laois on Thursday 18th June. We extend our deepest sympathy to his sister Margaret, his brother John, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and many friends, his confreres and staff of Miguel House. 

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilís.

Third Year Geography Trip

46 third year students enjoyed a trip to the west aimed at preparing them for their Junior Certificate exam in June.

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY: Cliffs of Moher      (coastal erosion)   Lahinch Beach        (coastal deposition)     Ailwee/Doolin Caves  (underground Karst features)

 SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY:   Lisdoonvarna   (Urban Functions)   Lahinch              (Population change)

 ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY: Visit to Farm    (Primary Economic Activity)    Surfing              (Tertiary Economic Activity)

See slideshow above for some pictures from the trip.

Trip to Beneavin College

We were delighted to accept an invitation to join our friends in De la Salle Beneavin last week to participate in their annual Arts Week. Students from both schools took part in a Zumba drumming workshop and then performed in a fantastic fashion on stage during lunch break for the whole school!

As well as getting a tour of the school, chatting to their newly appointed Lasallian Prefects and enjoying a lovely lunch together we were joined by Brother Damien Kellegher as we gifted DLS Beneavin with a cherry blossom from Dundalk for their school grounds.

“Today on this special occasion we remember and give thanks for our Founder John Baptist de la Salle.

We also give thanks for the special links that exist within our Lasallian community and we celebrate the opportunity to meet and learn from each other today in Beneavin College.

This tree symbolises the growth of the relationship between our two schools which hopefully, like this tree will grow strong and live long.”

Mohamed Beshr – student DLS Dundalk

We look forward to the boys in Beneavin visiting us next year to hopefully repeat what was both an educational and enjoyable experience.

May 2015


Trade Fair

De La Salle College hosted its inaugural Trade Fair on Thursday 30th April in the school gym.


Soccer Presentations


Community and Schools officer Liam Burns, and first-team star Daryl Horgan, were on hand to dish out the medals as Dundalk FC representatives in the De La Salle College on Wednesday.

De La Salle College were winners of the 2015 Leinster Senior League-Dave Colgan Memorial Cup and the FAI Schools Leinster Branch-North East Minor League Division 1 Championship.

A number of staff, coaches and students attended on the day where the medalists were presented by the current and former Dundalk FC players, as recognition for their wonderful achievements.

The Dundalk FC representatives brought the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division trophy along with them to give students the opportunity to pose for pictures.

Help Me, Help You!

Beautiful day for the Transition year and 1st year students releasing balloons with messages, organised by Transition Year Young Social Innovators project, 'Help Me Help You'. Their aim is to raise awareness of Mental Health Issues and services available to our students and bringing to our school.

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