Dominican College Muckross Park Parents Association,
News and Events 2019 -2020
**To support the Respect the Environment ethos of the School and the students, we ask all Parents and guardians, to PLEASE go green and bring along to all PA events and to the parent teacher meetings your own “keep cup” to help prevent single use cups**
Two Parent association raffles take place over the year:
- Parent association Table Quiz November 22nd2019 fundraiser, the proceeds on the night will contribute to the TY Musical, hospitality at School events the PA organises and funds Parent talks.
- “Reach” – Women of Muckross lunch Friday April 24th, this raises funds for the School.
- Wednesday 6th November, 7.00pm:Talk for all parents/guardians by Niamh Fitzpatrick. in School Assembly Hall
"A former pupil of Muckross, Niamh Fitzpatrick is a psychologist with 27 years’ experience working in the areas of mental health and performance psychology and she sees clients seeking help with anxiety, stress and depression as well as those looking to achieve optimum performance in sport or business.
Niamh held the role as Psychologist to the Irish Olympic Team for three Olympic Games and she has worked with All Ireland winning teams in both football and hurling (senior and minor level). She was the Agony Aunt on Today fm for eight years and she regularly gives keynote speeches at mental health events.
Niamh will talk about resilience from a practical perspective, looking at her own story of overcoming the hardest of times, drawing the learnings to apply to other people and other situations."
Friday 22nd November, 8.00pm: PA Table Quiz in Bective Rugby Club
The annual Parents' Association Table Quiz will take place on Friday 22nd November. Details of how to book will follow after mid-term. In the meantime, start getting your team together (teams of 4), think about your team name (there will be a prize for the most entertaining name) and if you want to be a contender, start brushing up your general knowledge! The winners will receive the “Sisters Cup” a coveted award. Entry costs €50 per team of 4. This will be a great opportunity to meet or reconnect with other parents/guardians and a great opportunity to get to know any 'new' parents/guardians to the school. Teams can be created on the night so if you don’t have a full team of four, please let us know and still come along and we do our best to ensure you join the winning team!
Friday 24th April, 1pm: Women of Muckross Lunch in Elm Park Golf Club
The Women of Muckross Lunch fundraiser will take place at Elm Park Golf Club on Friday 24th April at 1pm. Miriam O’Callaghan, our MC, will host an informal chat with the PA’s Muckross Woman of the Year 2020 . It was a fabulous event last year, thank you to all involved. We hope you can attend, but, if not, donations and business sponsorship are also welcome. This is a women’s Lunch, open to all family and friends, and tickets will be available to buy on the School’s online payment facility. We will be in contact with further details.