Evening Classes
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“Community Education –

Promoting Life Long Learning’’



Commencing TUESDAY 7th November 2017

(7 p.m. – 9 p.m.) for 6 weeks



Any further information please contact school office or emooney@athboycs.ie

(This brochure can be downloaded from our Downloads section above)


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C01: Art

This is a general art course for people wishing to develop their creative skills. It would be suitable for beginners or for people with an interest in Art and Design. During this programme individuals will have the opportunity to explore a variety of mediums in a relaxed and supportive setting. Improve your sketching skills, develop an awareness of artist work and experiment in 3dimensions and relief.

Fee: €70      Tutor: Andrew Kington


C02: Introduction to Photography

Classes are practical based and take place in an enjoyable informal atmosphere.  Students will learn how to use their camera, improve their compositional skills and understand more fully how to take the images they are looking for. Students are encouraged to develop their ideas through a series of practical projects and illustrated talks exploring photography.

Fee: €70      Tutor: David Gilroy, Firepan Photography

C03: Sign Language for Beginners

Learn how to communicate with your hands in a fun and friendly atmosphere

Fee: €70               Tutor: Marie Smith


C04:  ‘Christmas Treasures’- Flower Arranging

This course covers all aspects of flower arranging, including modern and traditional arrangements for the Christmas season. New ideas and techniques this year to be shared.

Fee: €70      Tutor: Roseanne Heaney


C05:  Conversational Spanish

Brush up on your Spanish for holidays in sunny Spain ! Fee: €70Tutor: Joe Tynan


C06: Italian Classes

The Italian language is one of culture and travel. Speaking and understanding Italian is necessary to fully discover a country rich in history, art and literature. Italian also means “Made in Italy” and everyone loves Italian food, wine, fashion and design. It’s the fourth most studied language in the world!

This course uses a communicative and interactive approach to develop your Italian speaking, reading, listening and writing skills in a natural manner with real life context.

Fee: €70               Tutor: Tracey Kelly


C07: Computers for Beginners

Course aimed at those who require the first steps of computer knowledge and those who wish to improve basic skills learned already – learn the basics of Microsoft Word, Excel, managing files, internet & email.                                                                                                                                                               Fee: €70      Tutor: Maggie Mc Grory


C08: Introduction to Aromatherapy

An in depth study of 12 essential oils, their therapeutic actions and how they can help in everyday life. This course will deal with natural remedies for allergies, cleaning your home, treating common bacterial and viral infections such as colds and flu, aiding children’s health in a natural way and creating your own beauty range. This course will allow you to understand all the benefits of essential oils have to offer.

Fee: €70      Tutor: Aoife Fitzpatrick

Enrolment Details


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Course Title: _____________________________________

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Cheques payable to Athboy Community School. The school WILL NOT contact you unless the class has been cancelled.  So once enrolled please come on the first night of the class.

General Information

  • Fees for course must be paid in full before the last day of enrolment.
  • Fees are non-refundable, unless a course does not run due to insufficient numbers or a tutor being unavailable.
  • Property: Responsibility cannot be taken for loss/damage to students’ property.
  • Tea/ Coffee Break- some classes take a 10 minute break where tea & coffee will be provided.
  • Smoking is strictly forbidden in any part of the school building and grounds.
  • Classrooms are expected to be left ready for class the next morning.


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