TCS - What's happening

GermanConnects comes to TCS

GermanConnects visitOn Thursday, 29th May 2014, the Deutschmobil came to Tallaght Community School to visit the First Year German class. The Deutschmobil is a touring bus that has been visiting schools throughout Ireland for the past year as part of the language campaign German Connects.

Miriam and Vega, the two German teachers, brought coulourful and entertaining games to help the students learn about the German language and Germany. The students really enjoyed the visit, and they showed great enthusiasm for the activities.

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6th Year Graduation 2014

scrollCongratulations to the Class of 2014! "Be the best person you can be!"

Good luck to all in the upcoming State examinations.

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C & C Track and Field Games 2014

TCS in Santry 2014TCS students who took part in this year's athletics competition in Santry did the school proud, especially in the poor weather conditions. We had a number of athletes who were 4th and 5th in long jump and discus events.  Five students qualified for the finals of the 100m and the 200m events. Epey Mutanga (5th year) was 2nd in the 200m senior boys. Onye Adeyemi was 2nd in 1st year girls discus. Well done to all.

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1 Elm - podcasting drama

Use of digital media and the development of oracy skills is an integral part of the national literacy programme. The link below describes how the 1 Elm (2013-14) undertook these activities in their English class, using Willy Russell's 'Our Day Out' as a basis for their studies.

1 Elm English podcasting



Trinity Achievement Awards

TCS at Trinity Awards 2014

The Trinity College Educational Achievement Awards were presented at a reception in the college recently. Congratulations to the winners: Darren Scanlon, Zara Newman, Danielle Gorman, Melanie Yepifantsava, Kelly MacCormac, Chloe Dunne & Sophie Clarke. Sean Keogh was this year’s Salter Sterling TY Gold Medal Winner.
Well done to all.


Johnson & Johnson Business in the Community 2014

The school's Business in the Community partner Johnson & Johnson facilitated a day of mock interviews for a group of students on Thursday 08 May 2014.  The students tell of their experience in the pieces that follow.


C & C Swimming Gala 2014

TCS swimTallaght Community School swimming squad had an enjoyable day at this year's gala. All competitors swam really well, and there were a number of winners.

TCS swim gala


  • James Quinn 1st in the third year boys front crawl
  • Sean Nolan 1st in the third year boys back crawl
  • Jason Burke 2nd in the first year boys front crawl
  • Darren Scanlon 2nd in the first year boys back crawl
  • Sean Purcell 3rd in the senior boys front crawl
  • 1st year boys relay team 3rd.

Well done to all.