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Jorge Velasquez On Work Experience With Down News

My name is Jorge Velasquez. And this is my story. Well, some of it. As the title suggests, my name is Jorge. From that name alone, I can already tell that some readers have concluded that I am not from here. Well, surprising as it may seem, I am. My…

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Youth 2000 Organising Weekend Retreat In Downpatrick

YOUTH 2000 invites all young adults between ages of 16-35 to a Catholic weekend retreat taking place from from 15-17 November in De La Salle High School, Downpatrick. This will be an exciting weekend attracting over 150 young people from all over the country. What to expect? Good craic!, Excellent Speakers, Inspiring talks and…

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Principal Delighted at the De La Salle Open Night

THE De La Salle High School was buzzing last week during it’s open night. School Principal Barry Sharvin addressed the audience of parents and new pupils prior to their tours around the school to inspect the various classrooms and departments. Speaking to Down News, Mr Sharvin said: “I’m delighted to…

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One App and Two Generations… De La Salle at W5

As part of the European Year for Active Ageing between the Generations, Year 10 pupils from De La Salle High School attended an event called One App, Two Generations at W5. Senior citizens from the local community of Ballyhackamore and the pupils from De La Salle considered the issues around…

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