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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.

 

 

Basketball for Women (Beginners)

Play Basketball Thursday nights at Donahies Community School. Basketball for Women Beginner is an evening basketball course for women and takes place at Donahies Community School in Dublin. Basketball for Women is a 8 week course for beginners, a fun and friendly class. Tutor: Róisín Shanahan           *Online enrolment open mid-August

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

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. 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. 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 availabel on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Bridge (Introduction)

Learn Bridge on Wednesday evenings at Donahies Community School in Dublin! 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  

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.

Computer Beginner/Improver Course

Donahies Community School will be running this Computer Improver Course in February ’20 Term This Computer Beginner/Improver Course covers file management and internet/email. Learn how to download and upload documents/photos to your email. Manage and organise your documents/photos into folders on your computer/laptop and learn how to transfer your documents between devices. Tutor: Eleanor Byrne…

ECDL (PowerPoint and Access)

This ECDL (PowerPoint and Access) course kicks off on 29th January 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 for each exam. Memory…

ECDL Access course

ECDL Access module only. Exams optional. Once off ECDL registration €40 plus €15 exam fee. Exam fees payable during course prior to exam. Starts 6th November ’19. 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 Excel course

Single Excel module starts 28/1/’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 to accommodate exam. Tutor: Pauline Berkery

ECDL MS PowerPoint course

This ECDL MS PowerPoint course will commence this January 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 also T1 for Word…

ECDL MS Word course

Donahies Community School will run this ECDL MS Word course from January 28th. 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 W1 for PowerPoint…

ECDL Word and Excel course

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 each exam. Memory stick…

Energy and Vitality in Movement

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, flexible & energised. Includes elements of Tai Chi & Qi Gong. Tutor: Ben Somers

EXCEL - INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED

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 Excel such as IF functions…

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.

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. Materials extra €3/4 per class from tutor. Tutor: Lorna Gaffney White    

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: Dermot Kirby   *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Mindfulness - Meditation (Daytime)

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: Dermot Kirby   *Online enrolment available in www.donahiesadulted.ie

Nail Glamour

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.

Oil Painting (Soft Pastels)

Take up art with Oil Painting and Soft Pastels at Donahies Community School. 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  

Photography - Level 1

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 in a relaxed non-technical…

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)

Students will learn a number of hand building techniques including  slab work and how to throw a pot on a potter’s wheel. Students can design and create vases, tiles, wall pieces, bowls & small sculptures. Materials included in course fee. Tutor: Jill Kelly   *Online enrolment available at www.donahiesadulted.ie

QQI Level 5 Special Needs Assisting 5N1786

This QQI Level 5 (5N 1786) course is run in conjunction with the College of Progressive Education. This course is designed for those, who would like to pursue a career or volunteer in working with children with special needs in the educational system. 30 hours work placement required, students are required to find own placement…

QQI LEVEL 6 SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING LEVEL 6 6N1957

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 Progressive Education  has been delivering training in this sector for twenty years. College…

Sewing (Tuesday evening)

Sewing course at Donahies Community School. 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 enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Sewing - all skill levels (Saturday Afternoon)

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

Sewing course (Thursday Nights)

Donahies Community School will run this Sewing course in January 2019. 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. Tutor: Mary Coonan online booking…

Sewing course - all skill levels (Saturday Morning)

Sewing course for experienced & beginner crafters at Donahies Community School. 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 booking advised for all Sewing  Classes. Tutor: Mary Coonan online booking…

Sewing course (Friday evening)

Sewing course at Donahies Community School. 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  classes. Tutor: Mary Coonan online booking available on www.donahiesadulted.ie      …

Sewing course (Wednesday Afternoon Class)

This Sewing course will commence Wednesday 23rd January 2019 in Donaghmeade. 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. Tutor: Mary Coonan online booking…

Sewing for all skill levels (Wednesday Evenings)

Wednesday night’s Sewing course at Donahies Community School. 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. Tutor: Mary Coonan online booking available on www.donahiesadulted.ie…

Smartphone, Tablet, Ipad (Wednesday mornings)

Smart Technology morning course at Donahies Community School. 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 device. Tutor: Eleanor Byrne  …

Sound Engineering and Music Technology (Intermediate)

Become a maestro in the studio with this Sound Engineering and Music Technology course. With this Sound Engineering and Music Technology course learn how to put musical performances in time and in tune. Learn how dynamic processors work – compressors, limiters & expanders. Learn how to use & programme time based effects – reverbs, delays, chorus.…

Sound Engineering and Music Technology (Introduction)

Thinking of kick-starting a new career? Give this exciting Sound Engineering and Music Technology course a go. An introduction to Sound Engineering and Music Technology will teach how to record and edit musical performances by both solo artists/ensemblesand speakers. Learn how to operate Pro Tools, mixing and editing software, as well as exploring MIDI, using virtual instruments…

Spanish - Improver

Donahies Community School will be running this Spanish improver class from January 2020. Looking to improve your Spanish?  Come and join us for a fun night of learning with a native speaker! Suitable for those with a good command of vocabulary and present tense. Introduction to past ans future tenses. Tutor:  Maria Asensio Soler  …

Spanish (Beginners Continuation Class)

Donahies Community School will be running this Spanish beginners continuation class from January 2020. If you would like to brush up on your Spanish, improve your basic knowledge and learn more about Spanish culture, with a native speaker, this is the course for you! Come and join us for a fun night of learning! Suitable…

Spanish (Beginners)

This Spanish course for beginners kicks off January 28th at Donahies Community School. Looking to explore Spanish language and culture?  Like to learn to communicate in basic Spanish? This is the course for you!  Embark on a journey of discovery and fun with native Spanish speaker, Maria Soler, at the helm! Tutor: Maria Asensio Soler…

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

Typing/Keyboard Skills

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

Yoga (Tuesday evening 7-8.15pm)

Learn to experience the power of yoga, by tuning into your own life force.  Develop the techniques of relaxation, posture and breath work.  Mat required.  See also Thursday evening yoga classes. Early booking advised for all yoga classes. Tutor:  Dermot Kirby   *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

Yoga (Tuesday evening 8.15-9.30pm)

Learn to experience the power of yoga, by tuning into your own life force.  Develop the techniques of relaxation, posture and breath work.  Mat required.  See also Thursday evening yoga classes. Early booking advised for all yoga classes. Tutor:  Dermot Kirby   *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

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