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One Book, One Community

(This article was written by transition year students as part of their Media Studies course) by Jordan McKeever and Austin Henderick The school’s first years are taking part in this year’s ‘One Book, One Community’ event for the fourth year. The launch event was held in O’Connell’s primary school hall. The meaning of this event … Read more

Comedy Night for Zambia

On Thursday 13th Feb the school will run a fundraiser for the Zambia Immersion Project 2014 in the Laughter Lounge on the Eden Quay. 13 students from 4th & 5th Year will travel to Zambia for 2 1/2 weeks in June to work on various projects on behalf of the school’s charity www.zamda.ie. It promises … Read more

Debating Success

Joey’s wins the Leinster Final of the DSI Debates On Thursday the 6th of February within the hallowed halls of the Royal College of Surgeons our science debating team faced their worthy opponents from CBS Westland Row for the Leinster Final of the Debating Science Issues contest. The RCSI is one of the many research … Read more

Debating Science Issues

    St. Joseph’s CBS and St Andrews Booterstown Debating Science Issues As Transition Year students, we have been encouraged to take part in anything and everything, so when we heard of DSI (Debating Science Issues) we immediately showed interest. Alex Fay was given the role of team captain after our team was assembled, that … Read more

Facebook Visit

I.T. is not only for Geeks Towards the end of January, our students in Transition Year received a visit from Joanne & Catherine, two people who work in Facebook in the social media & Technology Industry. They work in partnership with C.W.I.T: Connecting Women in Technology. They gave a talk about I.T & its relevance … Read more

Green Schools Water Theme

Water Theme The Green Schools’ committee is presently working on the Water Theme. Last year a lot of work was done on replacing the old toilets in both school buildings with new ones for the students. These are much more efficient, this is seen in the reduced water bills. This work is on going. The … Read more

Welcome to St. Joseph’s CBS

Delivering excellence in education for over 125 years   Principal’s welcome. Welcome to the website of St. Joseph’s, Fairview, a school that to generations of Dubliners was, and always will be, simply “Joey’s”.  In the school year 2013-14 we celebrated the milestone of 125 years contribution to education.  While being mindful of our fabled past we have … Read more

Zambia 2014

Plans are already underway for our return to the impoverished town of Kabwe. 11 students from Joey’s will travel out to Zambia to work for two weeks during their summer holidays. From 5th Year we have Daniel Yeates, Enzo Patriarca, Ben Treacy, Ziko, Dylan Murphy, Richard Kelly and from TY we have Alex Fay, Eric … Read more

June School Newsletter

Emmaus Retreat Centre: The Student Council Re-cently headed off to Em-maus to go on a leadership course. Thanks to the director, Gearóid, who lead us through the course. Irish Quiz: 1st & 2nd Years held the annual Irish Quiz in the Primary School Hall. Thanks to everybody who organized it. The Original Rude Boys: Took … Read more