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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 (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. 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! 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  

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.

ECDL (Excel & PowerPoint )

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 for each exam. Memory…

ECDL Excel course Tuesday eveing

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

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

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 also T2 for Word…

ECDL MS Word course

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 week 5 to accommodate…

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 (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,…

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…

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)

NOT RUNNING SEPTEMBER ’20 TERM 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)

NOT RUNNING SEPTEMBER ’20 TERM 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

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

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  

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)

NOT RUNNING SEPTEMBER ’20 TERM 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 & set of tools included in course fee. Tutor: Jill Kelly EARLY BOOKING ADVISED,…

QQI Level 5 Child Development (5N1764) & Early Childhood Education & Play (5N1773)Single Module

NOT RUNNING SEPT. ’20 TERM Complete both modules to start your Childcare practitioner journey! In conjunction with the College of Progressive Education, we are offering 2 single modules of the QQI Level 5 Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Major Award. All 8 modules required for QQI L.5 ECCE Major Award. Requirements: Minimum age 17…

QQI Level 5 Child Development (5N1764) Single Module

NOT RUNNING SEPT. ’20 TERM Start your childcare Practitioner journey at the Donahies! In conjunction with the College of Progressive Education, we are offering 2 modules this term of the QQI Level 5 Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE) Major Award. All 8 modules are required to complete the QQI L.5 ECCE Major Award. Requirements:…

QQI Level 5 Early Childhood Education & Play (5N1773) Single Module

NOT RUNNING SEPT. ’20 TERM Start your Childcare Practitioner journey at the Donahies CS! In conjunction with the College of Progressive Education, we are offering 2 single modules of the QQI Level 5 Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Major Award. All 8 modules are required to achieve the QQI L.5 ECCE Major Award. Requirements:…

QQI Level 5 Special Needs Assisting 5N1786 ONLINE COURSE

THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED ONLINE SEPT. ’20 TERM LAPTOP/TABLET/PC, WEBCAM, MICROPHONE & GOOD INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED WEEK 1 ONLY WILL HAVE CLASS ON WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY EVENING 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…

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

THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED ONLINE SEPT. ’20 TERM LAPTOP/PC/TABLET, WEBCAM, MICROPHONE, GOOD INTERNET CONNECTION , BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED 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…

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 Own sewing machine required for September ’20 term

Sewing course (Thursday Nights)

Donahies Community School  Sewing courses 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 Own sewing machine required for September ’20 term…

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 Own sewing…

Sewing course (Friday evening)

Sewing courses at the 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 Own sewing machine required for September ’20…

Sewing course (Wednesday Afternoon Class)

 Sewing courses Wednesday afternoons in Donaghmede. 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 Own sewing machine required for September ’20…

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 Own sewing machine required for…

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…

Sound Engineering and Music Technology (Intermediate)

NOT RUNNING SEPTEMBER ’20 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…

Sound Engineering and Music Technology (Introduction)

NOT RUNNING SEPTEMBER ’20 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…

Spanish - Improver ONLINE COURSE

Donahies Community School will be running this Spanish improver class Thursday evenings THIS COURSE WILL GO ONLINE THIS SEPT. ’20 – 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 (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 SEPT. ’20 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 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…

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…

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

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

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.  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.  Early booking advised for all yoga classes. Tutor:  Dermot Kirby *Online enrolment available on www.donahiesadulted.ie

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