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Donahies Community School

Streamville Road,, Donaghmede, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: D13 YN77

Donahies Community School in Donaghmede, Dublin 13 offers adult education, courses and lifelong learning.

The Donahies Community School has been running adult education, evening classes and courses for the local community of Donaghmede, Dublin 13 since 1980.  We provide day and evening classes in a friendly environment.  A wide variety of courses are available including hobby, personal development and skills based classes.

As our school is a one storey building in Donaghmede, it is very wheelchair friendly for adults enrolling in courses.  The school also has designated disabled parking spaces, ramps into the canteen area and toilets for the disabled. Our canteen facility provides students the opportunity to enjoy a cuppa at break-time as they get to know their fellow students.

For more information about adult education and courses at Donahies Community School in Donaghmede, Dublin 13, please view our courses below in the Nightcourses.com Course Finder or contact us using our details below.

 

 

Manual & Computerised Bookkeeping level 5 5N1354 ONLINE COURSE

This course is ran in conjunction with the College of Progressive Education The Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised module will equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to produce and maintain accurate bookkeeping records for a range of organisations, using manual and computerised systems. Module Objectives • To facilitate the learner acquiring an understanding…

General Studies

Foundation General Studies Course for Third Level Access. This General Studies course is designed for persons who wish to enter 3rd Level degree courses in the Arts or Humanities. It acts as a stepping stone for students who may or may not have completed a Leaving Cert.

Basketball for Women (Experienced and Improver Players)

Experienced female basketball players can now sign up for class at Donahies Community School. Join the Basketball for Women (Experienced Players) course at Donahies Community School. This is an 8 week class for experienced  and improver women basketball players starting this February ’20.  If you are familiar with the rules of basketball and are reasonably…

Beauty & Makeup

NOT RUNNING THIS TERM Look and feel amazing inside and out! Learn how to treat your skin the best way. This Beauty and Makeup course covers skin analysis, skincare, masks, scrubs, lashes, eyebrow tinting & shaping, manicures and pedicures. Makeup for all occasions & much more by highly qualified tutor. Tutor: Toni O’Leary  

Bridge (Beginners Continuation)

Arts, Crafts & Hobbies courses at Donahies Community School in Dublin. NOT RUNNING SET. ’20 Suitable for those, who have completed a Beginner 8 week course or equivalent and wish to improve their bridge skills. Tutor: Paul Doyle C.B.A.I.   *Online enrolment now open

Bridge (Improver)

Arts, Crafts & Hobbies courses at Donahies Community School in Dublin. NOT RUNNINGTHIS TERM Bridge Improver is suitable for those who are above Bridge beginner level, have been playing for 1 year or more and wish to improve their Bridge skills at biding and play. Anne Doyle C.B.A.I.   *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Bridge (Introduction)

Learn Bridge on Wednesday evenings at Donahies Community School in Dublin! NOT RUNNING THIS TERM Think you might like to learn Bridge? An introductory course to Bridge in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Possibility of a continuation course to follow this 5 week taster course. Tutor: Paul Doyle C.B.A.I.   *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie  

Smartphone, Tablet, Ipad (Wednesday mornings)

Smart Technology afternoon course at Donahies Community School. NOT RUNNING SEPT. ’20 TERM Bring your own device and learn all you need to know to become confident in using you’re Reader/iPhone/iPad, Tablet or Smartphone.  This course is designed for beginners and will cover the basics, to enable you to get the most out of your…

ECDL (Excel & PowerPoint )

NOT RUNNING THIS TERM This ECDL (Excel and PowerPoint) course kicks off on 30th September 2020. Access to email & MS Office version 16 is essential for practice purposes. Basic computer skills required. Examinations are optional and are available in PowerPoint & Access.  Cost of examinations: a once off ECDL registration of €40 plus €15…

ECDL Excel course Tuesday eveing

NOT RUNNING THIS TERM Single Excel module starts 10/11/’20. 5 weeks including optional exam. Once off ECDL registration €40 plus €15 for exam. Exam fees payable during course prior to exams. Memory stick required. Class will start earlier than advertised week 5 to accommodate exam. Tutor: Pauline Berkery Online booking available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

ECDL Excel course Wednesday evening

NOT RUNNING THIS TERM ECDL Excel module only. Exams optional. Once off ECDL registration €40 plus €15 exam fee. Exam fees payable during course prior to exam. 5 weeks, including exam week.  Class starts earlier than advertised week 5 in order to accommodate exam, which is optional. Memory stick required. Tutor: Pauline Berkery

ECDL MS PowerPoint course

NOT RUNNING THIS TERM This ECDL MS PowerPoint course will commence this November at Donahies Community School. Access to email & MS Office version 16 is essential for home practice purpose. Basic computer skills required. Examinations are optional. Cost of examinations: a once off ECDL registration €40 plus €15 for each exam.  Memory stick required. (See…

ECDL MS Word course

NOT RUNNING THIS TERM Access to email & MS Office version 16 is essential for home practice purpose. Basic computer skills required. Examinations are optional. Cost of examinations: a once off ECDL registration €40 plus €15 for each exam. Memory stick required.  (See also W3 for Excel & PowerPoint  modules.) Class will start earlier than advertised…

ECDL Word and Excel course

NOT RUNNING THIS TERM This ECDL course is run by Donahies Community School on Tuesday evenings. Access to email & MS Office version 16 is essential for home practice purpose. Basic computer skills required. Examinations are optional and are available in Word & Excel. Cost of examinations: a once off ECDL registration €40 plus €15 for…

Community Health/Pre-Paramedic Course

This is a Pre-Paramedic course for those who wish to work in either the fire service or ambulance service.

Jewellery Making (An Introduction)

Start a new hobby and create your own handmade jewellery in a supportive, relaxed class. Create two or three pieces in each class working with handouts and talks on tools, threading, beads etc. Set of tools and materials included in course fee. If you already have your own tool set,  reduction of €25 can be…

Energy and Vitality in Movement (BLENDED LEARNING)

THIS COURSE WILL GO ONLINE IF THERE ARE SCHOOL CLOSURES – LAPTOP, WEBCAM, MICROPHONE & GOOD INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED Aches & pains? Stiff joints? Bad circulation? Have your body work for you, not against you! Learn a whole-body routine for releasing tension & increasing body flow. Gentle but powerful exercises to keep your body healthy,…

Typing/Keyboard Skills

NOT RUNNING SEPT. ’20 TERM Learn to touch type in 6 easy steps in a relaxed, friendly environment.  This course is suitable for beginners and those wishing to improve their touch typing skills including speed development. Tutor:  Eleanor Byrne   online booking available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

EXCEL - INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED

NOT RUNNING SEPTEMBER ’20 TERM This course is specifically designed for those who have  a working knowledge of Excel and  wish to learn how to create and use spreadsheets. Topics covered include how to input data, use autofill, apply basic formula, process data, create graphs and charts. Course will progress to include advanced features of…

MS Word & File Management (Introduction)

NOT RUNNING SEPT. ’20 TERM  Learn to use MS Word, create folders & organise files, attach documents to email, download & open files in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Tutor: Eleanor Byrne Online booking available at www.donahiesadulted.ie

Mindfulness - Meditation

This 8 week course is for those who wish to deepen spiritual awareness and learn simple relaxation techniques to practice in their journey through life. Tutor: Ben Somers   *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Nail Glamour

NOT RUNNING SEPT. ’20 TERM Learn all about your nails plus filing, painting and shellac. Includes nail design art, diamond application, flowers and more. Applying artificial tips, demonstration of acrylic application (starter kit available to purchase from tutor) and much more. Tutor: Toni O’Leary Online booking available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Oil Painting (Soft Pastels)

Take up art with Oil Painting and Soft Pastels at Donahies Community School. NOT RUNNING SEPT. ’20 TERM This Oil Painting and Soft Pastels course accommodates beginner/improve/advanced. It includes mixed media of soft and hard pastel, charcoal, acrylic, water and oil paints. Explore your own project. Tutor: Joni Croughan Online booking on www.donahiesadulted.ie  

Manual & Computerised Payroll QQI Level 5 5N1546 ONINE COURSE

THIS COURSE IS RAN IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COLLEGE OF PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION Laptop/tablet/PC, webcam, microphone, good internet access, computer skills required for this course This component aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competency necessary to enable them operate and maintain accurate payroll records, using manual and computerised systems for any organisation,…

Photography - Level 1

NOT RUNNING SEPT.’20 TERM 8 week introductory course to help get the most from your camera, learn about all the camera modes and settings. Topics covered will include Aperture-Depth of Field, Shutter speed and ISO settings, Portrait and Landscape photography. This course is ideal to those looking to get started with their camera. The course will be delivered…

Pilates - Improver / Continuation course - Monday Evenings

For those with some experience or who are relatively fit. Class will be at slightly faster pace than Beginners with focus on posture and core strength. Mat & towel required. Tutor: Jonathan Walsh   *Online enrolment availabel on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Pilates (Advanced)

Pilates for those students who have done Pilates regularly for over one year  or with their own regular Pilates practice and who are confident with their fitness level. Focus on a more flowing class and advancement of movements, class at faster pace than Continuation/Improver class. Mat and towell required. Tutor: Jonathan Walsh   *Online enrolment…

Pilates - Improvers/Continuation (Wednesday evenings)

For those with some experience or who are relatively fit. This Pilates class will be at slightly faster pace than Beginners with focus on posture and core strength. Mat and towel required. Tutor:  Jonathan Walsh   *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Pilates Beginners (Monday evenings)

Suitable for absolute Pilates beginner,or those returning after long absence and for those with or recovering from injury. See also Wednesday night. Mat & towel required. Tutor: Jonathan Walsh *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Pilates Beginners Course (Wednesday evenings)

This Pilates Beginners Course suitable for absolute beginner or those returning after a long absence and for those with or recovering from injury. Mat and towel required. See also Monday evening. Tutor: Jonathan Walsh *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Pottery and Ceramics Course (Beginners and Improvers - Tuesday evenings)

NOT RUNNING SEPTEMBER ’20 TERM In this 10 week course students will learn a number of hand building and decorating techniques to create their own unique creative and functional works. Students can design and create vases, tiles, wall pieces, bowls, small sculptures in a relaxed environment. Fee includes set of tools & materials. If you…

Pottery and Ceramics Course (Beginners and Improvers - Wednesday evenings)

In this 10 week Pottery and Ceramics Course students will learn a number of hand building and decorating techniques to create their own unique creative and functional works. Students can design and create vases, tiles, wall pieces, bowls, small sculptures in a relaxed environment. Fee includes set of tools & materials. If you already have…

Sewing (Tuesday evening)

Sewing course at Donahies Community School. CONTACT US REGARDING JANUARY ’21 TERM, DATES YET TO BE CONFRIMED A fun, creative and practical course suitable for all skill levels. Learn the basics or improve your existing skills for dress-making, soft furnishings, curtains, festive decorations, handbag making, gifts and crafts. Tutor: Mary Coonan         …

Sewing - all skill levels (Saturday Afternoon)

CONTACT US REGARDING JANUARY ’21 TERM, DATES YET TO BE CONFRIMED A fun, creative and practical course suitable for all skill levels. Learn the basics or improve your existing skills for dress-making, soft furnishings, curtains, festive decorations, handbag making, gifts and crafts. Tutor: Mary Coonan online booking available on www.donahiesadulted.ie Own sewing machine required for…

Sewing course (Thursday Nights)

Donahies Community School  Sewing courses CONTACT US REGARDING JANUARY ’21 TERM, DATES YET TO BE CONFRIMED A fun, creative and practical Sewing course suitable for all skill levels. Learn the basics or improve your existing skills for dress-making, soft furnishings, curtains, festive decorations, handbag making, gifts and crafts. Early booking advised for all Sewing  classes.…

Sewing course - all skill levels (Saturday Morning)

Sewing course for experienced & beginner crafters at Donahies Community School. CONTACT US REGARDING JANUARY ’21 TERM, DATES YET TO BE CONFRIMED A fun, creative and practical Sewing course suitable for all skill levels. Learn the basics or improve your existing skills for dress-making, soft furnishings, curtains, festive decoration, handbag making, gifts & crafts. Early…

Sewing course (Friday evening)

Sewing courses at the Donahies Community School. CONTACT US REGARDING JANUARY ’21 TERM, DATES YET TO BE CONFRIMED A fun, creative and practical course suitable for all skill levels. Learn the basics or improve your existing skills for dress-making, soft furnishings, curtains, festive decorations, handbag making, gifts and crafts. Early booking advised for all Sewing …

Sewing course (Wednesday Afternoon Class)

 Sewing courses Wednesday afternoons in Donaghmede. CONTACT US REGARDING JANUARY ’21 TERM, DATES YET TO BE CONFRIMED A fun, creative and practical Sewing course suitable for all skill levels. Learn the basics or improve your existing skills for dress-making, soft furnishings, curtains, festive decorations, handbag making, gifts and crafts. Early booking advised for all Sewing …

Sewing for all skill levels (Wednesday Evenings)

Wednesday night’s Sewing course at Donahies Community School. CONTACT US REGARDING JANUARY ’21 TERM, DATES YET TO BE CONFRIMED A fun, creative and practical Sewing course suitable for all skill levels. Learn the basics or improve your existing skills for dress-making, soft furnishings, curtains, festive decorations, handbag making, gifts and crafts. Early booking advised for…

Irish Sign Language (ISL)

Why not learn Irish Sign Language, Ireland’s 3rd official language?  This course is designed to enable you to communicate using Irish Sign Language and also to learn about the deaf community and deaf culture.  These fun classes are taught by a deaf tutor who will use ISL throughout and you will learn and pick up…

Spanish - Improver ONLINE COURSE

Donahies Community School will be running this Spanish improver class Wednesday evenings THIS COURSE WILL GO ONLINE September ’21 TERM – LAPTOP/TABLET/PC, WEBCAM, MICROPHONE & GOOD INTERNET ACCESS, BASIC COMPUTER REQUIRED Looking to improve your Spanish?  Come and join us for a fun night of learning with a native speaker! Suitable for those with a…

Spanish - Intermediate

Donahies Community School will be running this Spanish intermediate class Thursday evenings If you would like to improve your conversational Spanish, this is your course! You need to be familiar with the Spanish indicative past and be ready to give use it! We will discuss different subjects each week and points of grammar as required.…

Spanish (Beginners Continuation Class) ONLINE COURSE

Donahies Community School will be running this Spanish beginners continuation class Wednesday evenings THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED ONLINE FOR April ’21 TERM LAPTOP/TABLET/PC, WEBCAM, MICROPHONE, GOOD INTERNET CONNECTION , BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THIS COURSE If you would like to brush up on your Spanish, improve your basic knowledge and learn more about…

Spanish (Beginners) ONLINE COURSE

This Spanish course for beginners kicks off Tuesday evenings at Donahies Community School. THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED ONLINE FOR April ’21 TERM (students have just completed 9 week course) LAPTOP/TABLET/PC, WEBCAM, MICROPHONE, GOOD INTERNET CONNECTION, BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THIS COURSE Looking to explore Spanish language and culture?  Like to learn to communicate…

Spanish (Beginners) ONLINE MORNING COURSE

This Spanish course for beginners kicks off Tuesday mornings at Donahies Community School. THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED ONLINE FOR SEPT. ’20 TERM LAPTOP/TABLET/PC, WEBCAM, MICROPHONE, GOOD INTERNET CONNECTION, BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THIS COURSE Looking to explore Spanish language and culture?  Like to learn to communicate in basic Spanish? This is the course…

QQI LEVEL 5 SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING LEVEL 5 5N1786 CLASSROOM BASED/ONSITE COURSE

THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED IN SCHOOL SEPTEMBER ’21* (*SUBJECT TO PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE) Ran in conjunction With the College of Progressive Education ​With the introduction of the SNA in schools, children are now able to fully meet their potential thanks to the additional support the SNA provides to children within their care. The College…

QQI Level 5 Special Needs Assisting 5N1786 ONLINE COURSE

THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED ONLINE September’21 TERM [WE ALSO HOPE TO RUN THIS COURSE ONSITE IN SCHOOL AS WELL AS AN ONLINE COURSE PLEASE ENSURE TO BOOK THE CORRECT COURSE ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED] LAPTOP/TABLET/PC, WEBCAM, MICROPHONE & GOOD INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED This QQI Level 5 (5N 1786) course is run in conjunction with…

QQI LEVEL 6 SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING LEVEL 6 6N1957 CLASSROOM BASED/ONSITE COURSE

THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED ONSITE  SEPTEMBER  ’21 SUBJECT TO PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE Ran in conjunction with the College of Progressive Education ​With the introduction of the SNA in schools, children are now able to fully meet their potential thanks to the additional support the SNA provides to children within their care. The College of…

QQI LEVEL 6 SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING LEVEL 6 6N1957 ONLINE COURSE

THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED ONLINE SEPTEMBER ’21 [WE HOPE ALSO TO OFFER A CLASSROOM BASED COURSE SUBJECT TO PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE. PLEASE ENSURE TO BOOK THE CORRECT COURSE FOR YOU – ONLINE/CLASSROOM BASED] LAPTOP/PC/TABLET, WEBCAM, MICROPHONE, GOOD INTERNET CONNECTION , BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED Ran in conjunction with the College of Progressive Education ​With…

Tai Chi - Beginners & Continuation (afternoon class)

The  gentle flowing movements of Tai Chi bring  strength & flexibility to the body. With practice,  Tai Chi enhances mental clarity and assists in achieving better balance & co-ordination. Tutor: Claire McGreevy   *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Tai Chi - Beginners & Continuation (afternoon class)

The  gentle flowing movements of Tai Chi bring  strength & flexibility to the body. With practice,  Tai Chi enhances mental clarity and assists in achieving better balance & co-ordination. Tutor: Claire McGreevy   *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Yoga (all levels, Tuesday evening 8.15-9.30pm)

Make time for yourself and restore your energy through traditional yoga practices such as  postures, breathing and conscious relaxation . If you think you can’t do Yoga for whatever reason, be assured that you can – if you can breathe, you can do yoga!!  Suitable for all levels. Mat, blanket, pillow/yoga blocks required for all…

Yoga (Thursday evening all levels 7-8.15pm)

Make time for yourself and restore your energy through traditional yoga practices such as  postures, breathing and conscious relaxation . If you think you can’t do Yoga for whatever reason, be assured that you can – if you can breathe, you can do yoga!!  Suitable for all levels. Mat, blanket, pillow/yoga blocks required for all…

Yoga (Tuesday evening all levels 7-8.15pm)

Make time for yourself and restore your energy through traditional yoga practices such as  postures, breathing and conscious relaxation . If you think you can’t do Yoga for whatever reason, be assured that you can – if you can breathe, you can do yoga!!  Suitable for all levels. Mat, blanket, pillow/yoga blocks required for all…

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