Flaherty, Dunne halls select mascots, colors

first_imgAfter several weeks of brainstorming and rounds of voting, Flaherty Hall selected the Bears as their hall mascot Tuesday night. Grace Tourville Residents of Flaherty Hall celebrate the selection of their new mascot, the bears.Flaherty Hall is the newest female dorm at Notre Dame, situated behind the library on the new East Quad. Dunne Hall, the newest male dorm, selected the Sentinels as their mascot last week. Additionally, they chose navy and green as their hall colors. The colors of Flaherty Hall — lavender and navy — were chosen last year by a vote from the women of Pangborn Hall. The two dorms are some of the latest additions to campus, along with McCourtney Hall, the research facility that also opened on East Quad at the start of this academic year.These are the newest dorms since Ryan Hall was built in 2009.Tags: dunne hall, flaherty hall, new dormslast_img read more


first_imgColourful characters from the 1960s like Batman and Robin, JFK and Jackie and John Lennon will all form part of Friday’s fantastic parade to launch the 50th Anniversary Celebrations for Deele College.Autumn colours are set to get even brighter in Raphoe this Friday morning when Deele College launches its 50th Anniversary celebrations with a spectacular carnival of colour.Students and teachers from the school will don their best 1960s costumes as part of a fantastic parade from Deele College to the Diamond, where there will also be terrific 60s-style music and dancing.The local school was established in Raphoe in 1964 as Raphoe Technical College, later changing its name to Raphoe Vocational School and after that to Deele College. Friday’s dazzling display will now mark the official start of the school’s 50th Anniversary celebrations with more fantastic school events planned before the end of this year.Indeed, a special weekend of celebrations is also in the pipeline for March 2015, fifty years after the school’s official opening.“The launch parade and event will be an impressive array of colour and music highlighting the very best of Deele College and we are thrilled to bring it out into the local community where the school has played such a pivotal role over the past 50 years,” school principal Joe Boyle said.Local Primary School and Playgroup pupils are expected to join in the celebrations that are certain to bring an atmosphere of fun and excitement to the town as the students get ready to break for mid-term. “Everyone has put in a huge effort into organising what we are sure will be a really special day for Raphoe. We have had great assistance from the local community and local Gardai as well.Now we’d love as many people as possible to come out on Friday now to watch the parade and come along to the Diamond for the fun and music afterwards,” Mr. Boyle added.Friday’s parade is due to get underway from Deele College around 11am and you can keep up to date with all of the events planned for the school’s 50th Anniversary celebrations on their Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/DeeleCollege50 CARNIVAL OF COLOUR PLANNED TO LAUNCH DEELE’S 50TH CELEBRATIONS was last modified: October 22nd, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:50th anniversary celebrationsdeele collegedonegallast_img read more