Davitt College Student Awarded University Placement

The winners of the 2013 BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp, an intensive commercialisation skills programme held at Nova U.C.D., were announced on Friday, March 8th 2013. Devised by BT, and delivered with U.C.D. Innovation, the course aims to bridge the gap between business and education. Sean Murphy, a Transition Year student at Davitt College, Castlebar, […]

Davitt College Students attend Trinity College Dublin

Davitt College, Castlebar students David Gavin and Jack McEllin were selected to attend a Nanoscience Information Workshop in Trinity College Dublin where they visited CRANN (the Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices) and got to see the state of the art technology being utilised for Nanotechnology research. CRANN aims to raise awareness about […]

Win for First Year Boys Basketball

Davitt College’s 1st year Boys played their third league game of the season at home against St Gerald’s College on Tuesday. They put in a great performance and won with a score line of 18 – 10. St Gerald’s started well and were leading 4 – 6 at the end of the first quarter. In […]

Davitt College Teacher Releases Album

Best wishes to Davitt College teacher & musician Eamonn Mulderrig who will release an album On March 14th as a member of the folk collective ‘Vickers Vimy’. The band takes their name from the celebrated cross Atlantic aviation adventure of Alcock & Brown and have garnered rave national reviews for their music and live performances. […]

C.S.I. comes to Davitt College

Transition Year students at Davitt College, Castlebar, had the opportunity to become C.S.I. investigators and solve a real life crime on February 6th 2013. Using a number of pieces of evidence gathered from a crime scene, students were required to solve the crime. Modern techniques such as D.N.A. profiling and blood sampling were used in […]

Congratulations to Melissa Duffy who is a semi-finalist in this years prestigious ‘Doodle 4 Google Competition’. Melissa has been chosen as a semi-finalist from the national competition for her design. Her design was in response to the theme “My invention”.   She is one of 300 chosen applicants and if she is chosen from this group there will be […]


The world of science, technology, engineering and maths continues to develop and with it the need for a skilled and talented workforce.  The role of any school is central to the development of key skills that our future generation will need.  “There is no doubt that the education of our young people from Primary school […]