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Our new School App – Download Now!

October 19, 2015

The school is keen to enhance communication and engagement with parents, students, alumni and others who have an interest in all that goes on in St. Gerald’s College. It is hoped that our new school app will help us in achieving this objective.

Our new school app is now available to download (free) from the App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android) or search “St Gerald’s College” on either store and download directly to your device.

Please click here for a guide on how to download and set up our school app.

Furthermore, if you have any suggestions as to how we might improve our app please email

So please download and register today!

St. Gerald’s App

May 6, 2012

Have you downloaded the St Gerald’s College App for both iOS and Android?

  • Read the latest school news and announcements
  • View galleries of photographs
  • See upcoming events on the school calendar

 Just search for “St Geralds” on Google Play or iTunes.

St. Gerald’s Students in e-Skills Week Final

March 19, 2012

Team SAP Ireland have been selected as finalists in the e-Skills Week competition 2012, for their entry “iCollapse: A mobile phone application for assisting those who are liable to collapse.”

Find out more about their app on

The team will be travelling to Copenhagen for the final on Friday March 30th.

Smart Futures Winners!

March 11, 2012

Congratulations to Donnchadh Barry, Paul McDonagh and Luke Benson who won the ‘Best Mobile App or Mobile Website’ category in the Smart Futures Digital Content competition. They won a Macbook Air, an iPhone 4S, a €250 One 4 All voucher and the chance to do work experience in Opennet in Dublin.

Congratulations also to Jack Boyle who won the ‘Best Audio’ category in the same competition. Jack won a home cinema system.

Details of the competition and list of winners is available here.

Team SAP Ireland – Interview

February 20, 2012

Forward to 5:55 to see Team SAP Ireland interviewed at the BTYSTE.

A Career in IT?

January 24, 2012

Online chats are being held this week with professionals in the IT industry.

Find out what it’s like to work in the IT industry.

Go to

There is also a very good competition you can enter.

Did You Know?

December 20, 2011

Words of wisdom from the late Steve Jobs

October 6, 2011

Worth watching.

Get Microsoft Office 2010 for €64.99

September 27, 2011

As your ECDL exams this year are in Office 2010, it may be useful to have Office 2010 on your home computer to practice using the application. You will also need Office 2010 in order to do any Mock Exams at home.

The normal retail price for Office Professional 2010 is €466.51 but as a student you can buy it at the educational price of €64.99

Office Professional 2010 consists of the following applications:

  • Microsoft Excel 2010
  • Microsoft OneNote 2010
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
  • Microsoft Word 2010
  • Microsoft Outlook 2010 with Business Contact Manager (BCM)
  • Microsoft Publisher 2010
  • Microsoft Access 2010
  • Microsoft Communicator 2007 R2
  • Microsoft InfoPath 2010
  • Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010

To avail of this offer, click here and follow the on-screen instructions.

Use your  school email address to make the purchase. Let me know if you need any further information or help with ordering.

Thinking about a career in IT?

September 26, 2011

Thousands of jobs are available in Ireland’s growing IT industry.

Twitter are locating their international office in Dublin and Bioware (a subsidiary of Electronic Arts) are recruiting in Galway.