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Home Economics
Christmas Jumpers Competition 2021

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Click on the images above to see samples of work done by our 2nd year Home Ecomonics class

Practicals 2019
Mrs. O'Neills third year cookery exam and first year cookery 2019. Wishing Mrs. O'Neill a very happy retirement, thanks for all your hard work down through the years.
1st Year Easter Nests
Interior Design Competition 2019
Congratulations to all our second year Home Economics students on their successful completion of their Interior Design projects. It was a very difficult task to pick this years winners as the standard was incredibly high. 
1st prize in Ms. Lynn’s class went to Jenna Marville, runners up were Leah Egan, Ava Joyce and Laura Long. Huge thanks to Supervalu, Glenamaddy for sponsoring Easter eggs.
Pancake Tuesday 2019
The first years had lots of fun in the Home Economics classroom today making and flipping pancakes.
First year Home Economics Textile Projects 2019
Well done to all of our first year Home Economics students who recently completed their first textiles assignment; emoji cushions. Each student used a Design Brief process to design and make their cushions, super work everyone!
First Year Home Economics students demonstrate their baking skills
Well done to our first year students on getting off to great start in Home Economics class.

Home Economics Junior Cert Practical exams
Well done to all our third year Home Economics students on the successful completion of their Junior Cert Home Economics Practical exams that took place on Friday 13th and Monday 16th. The cookery exam is worth 35% and their craft OR child development project a further 15% of their total marks. 
Here are some photos of the dishes created and craft projects completed by this talented and hard-working group.
First Year Hygiene Poster Competition
Congrats to Leah Egan (1st prize), Jenna Marville (2nd prize) and Emma Comer (3rd prize) in our recent hygiene poster competition in Home Economics. 


First year Cushions 2018

Well done to all our creative first year students pictured here with their recently completed pillows. Absent from photo: Sarah Kelly and Holly Cunniffe.






2nd Year Interior Design Competition 2017


Congratulations to Cara Arakelian, Amy Caulfield and Morgan Neary, winners of this years' competition. Many thanks to Heneghans Super Valu, Glenamaddy for sponsoring the generous prizes.


Third Year Home Economics Practical Exams 2017


Well done to all our third year Home Economics students who recently completed their culinary skills exam, here is selection of some of the dishes that individual students prepared, cooked and presented on the day of the exam.

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First Year Cushions 2016


Well done to our First Year Home Economics students who recently completed their first sewing project. Both teachers were really impressed with the creativity of these young designers.


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First Year Home Economics Poster Competition


Congrats to all the first year Home Economics students that submitted entries in this competition, students had to pick a theme from one of the following:
(i) Hygiene (ii) Healthy eating (iii) Consumer rights.

Winners from each class are as follows:
Class 1.1: 1st prize: Emma Mahe, 2nd prize: Shannon McHugh, 3rd prize: Morgan Neary, 4th prize: Cara Arakelian, Runners up prizes: Kristina Vacmane & Laura Nally.


Home Economics Interior Design Competition


Well done to all the second students who entered the "Design my ideal bedroom" Interior design competition.
1st prize- Maire Spellman, 2nd prize- Nicole Brandley, 3rd prize- Amy O Brien, 4th prize - Deirdre Croghan, Runners up prizes went to Niamh Donnelly and Kayley Simpson.

Many thanks to Heneghans Super Valu, Glenamaddy, for sponsoring the generous prizes.


First Year 2015/16

Pictured below are the two first year Home Economics classes, who recently completed their "Design a pillow" project as part of their textile studies course. Well done everyone!



First Year 2014/15


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Here are some photographs of our two first year Home Economics classes 2014/15. They have had a busy first term making pillows and baking scones, sponges and Halloween apples.


‘Fine Dine at Mine’ Cookery Competition 

The picture above shows the 'Fine Dine at Mine' cookery competition certificate recipients in Glenamaddy Community School.

Congratulations to all students that participated in the Fine Dine at Mine Competition 2014, all Second year Home Economics students that participated in the competition received a certificate for their participation. They all prepared, cooked and served their favourite meal served in restaurants and included a photograph of the meal with their application form. Well done to all involved!!

‘Fine Dine at Mine’ Cookery Competition February 2014


Our Second Year Home Economics students have been busy creating dishes for the ‘FINE DINE AT MINE’ cookery competition. Closing date for entries is Friday 7th 2014. Eighteen students who submitted entries cooked a main course dish for two people. Two key considerations when preparing their dishes were affordability and the healthy eating guidelines. As a reward for their hard efforts, all our Second Year Home economics students will be rewarded with a free cookery demonstration from an experienced chef affiliated to the Restaurant Association of Ireland (R.A.I).

Best of luck to all our entrants!

Ms. Lynn and Ms. O Neill.

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Transition Year Christmas Jumpers


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Cup Cake Competition

Categories (a) Junior and (b) Senior

Prizes : 1st €50 Sponsored by Londis

2nd €25 Sponsored by Londis

3rd €10

4th €5 Lunch Vouchers

5th €5 Lunch Vouchers

Entries will be judged and the top 5 from each category will be invited to a “cook off” on Thursday 28th Feb .

Here are some photos from the day and the samples of the cakes created!

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Bord Bia Presentation

Home Economics students from  second year, Transition year and Fifth year were treated to a Food presentation from Maire Dufficy, Bord Bia recently (Thursday 31st January).

Maire spoke to the students about the importance of a balanced diet, giving the latest information on the revised food pyramid.

She also demonstrated how to make a range of simple, tasty and nutritious dishes including marinated pork chops, beef stir-fry, red pepper omelette, red onion marmalade, chilli jam and chick pea salad. She also showed the students a range of Irish speciality foods that are exported globally.

The presentation finished with a tasting session of all the dishes and students also got to taste a range of famous Irish farmhouse cheeses. We would like to thank Maire for her excellent presentation and of course, the students for their involvement.

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Christmas Cakes 2012

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