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Extra-Curricular Activities

We believe that participation in extra-curricular activities is crucial to the all-round education of each pupil. It develops self-esteem and interpersonal skills as well as forging friendships and a sense of belonging. We offer a varied programme of extra-curricular activities and encourage all pupils to get involved.

Music & Drama

Dominican College has a strong tradition of promoting culture and the arts and we offer a wide range of Music and Drama groups. In addition to participating in school liturgies, concerts and musical theatre, our pupils have performed at a variety of venues and competitions.

Activities include:

  • Chamber Choir

  • Concert Band

  • Drama Club

  • Intermediate Quartet

  • Junior Choir

  • Junior Clarinet Ensemble

  • Junior Musical Theatre Club

  • Junior Strings

  • Junior Wind Ensemble

  • Music Theory

  • Senior Choir

  • Senior Clarinet Ensemble

  • Senior Musical Theatre Club

  • Senior Quartet

  • Senior Traditional Group

  • Senior Wind Ensemble

  • Junior Orchestra

  • Junior Traditional Group


Pupils can access a wide variety of physical activities including:

  • Athletics

  • Badminton

  • Camogie

  • Hockey Club

  • Fitness Training

  • Gaelic Football

  • Gymnastics

  • Netball

  • Soccer

  • Recreational Netball Club

  • Tennis

Educational Visits

There is a wide variety of Educational Visits and Trips available, which enhance our pupils’ learning and give them a broader life experience. Recent examples include:


  • China Tour

  • Ski Trip to Andalo, Italy

  • Iceland Trip

  • Politics trips to London and USA

  • Geography and Science Field Trips

  • French Trip

  • Drama trip to London

  • Spanish Trip

Other Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Art & Design Club

  • Bar Mock Trial

  • Believers (Faith Development)

  • Book Club

  • Coding Club

  • French Club

  • Junior Maths Challenge

  • ICT Club

  • Liturgy Group

  • Maths Mentoring

  • Pope John Paul II Award

  • Politics in Action

  • President’s Award (GAISCE)

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award

  • Senior St Vincent de Paul Society

  • School Year Book Group

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