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25 August 2019
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Schools notes

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Lucan Community College

Lucan CC welcomes the new school year: As the summer of 2019 draws to a close and another school year looms on the horizon we are delighted to be welcoming both our new and returning students. We open our doors on Monday 26th of August to our new first years who will be with us for their two day induction process. Each year group will also complete their respective induction throughout the week (full details and times on We hope all of our students, new and old, find their learning experience enriching as they start this exciting adventure with us. We will be there to support all of our students on their learning journeys over the coming academic year. We wish each and every student a successful, rewarding and happy year ahead.

Please note that full classes resume on Friday 30th August at 11.15am for all students and classes finish at 3.20pm.

Lucan Community College Leaving Certificate Results 2019:
Excitement filled the air in Lucan Community College last Tuesday morning as graduates of the college gathered to receive their Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied results. Principal Diane Birnie said that the results were of a very high standard with 14% of the students achieving over 500 points and 40% of students receiving over 400 points.

The college had 9 student taking the LCA exams and 117 were listed for LC exams. Many of their teachers were on hand to congratulate students on their achievements and to wish them well in their future endeavours. We were also delighted to hear news that some of students have already secured employment and apprenticeships over the Summer.

Principal Ms Birnie and Deputy Principals Mr Purcell, Mr Brett and Ms Kirwan offered particular congratulations to top Leaving Certificate achievers this year including Rian Porter, Oisín O’Sullivan, Petra O’Connor, Darragh Bacon, Beatrice Black, Kaitlin Byrne, Luke Neville, David Donnelly, Aoife Mahon and Alex Healy. Our top achieving LCA students were Hollie Erskine, Reme Onolememen, Chantal Howe, Joshua Foley and Cammie Chung and who all achieved distinctions.

We are also proud of all of our students who achieved personal best results. Well done to each of you, you should be very proud of their achievements. We wish all of our graduates the very best luck for their futures.

Lucan CC Parents Association needs you: 1st meeting on September 10th: The College’s Parents Association will host their first meeting of the new school year on the 10th 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. Schools Overall Student of the College 2019 Alan Griffin with teachers Marissa Mulhern, Grainne Malone and Deputy Stephen Brett.


Áine Burke, Lorna Doherty and Michael Carron.


Relieved and happy!

Schools Principal Diane Birnie with her son, Oisin O'Sullivan.