The history of video games goes back to the early 1950s, when engineers began designing simple computer games as part of their computer science research. However video gaming did not reach mainstream popularity until the 1970s and 1980s, when arcade games, gaming consoles and home computer games were introduced to the general public. Since then,...Read more
The Berlin Wall was both the physical division between West Berlin and East Germany from 1961 to 1989 and the symbolic boundary between democracy and Communism during the Cold War. Before the wall was built, Berliners on both sides of the city could move around fairly freely. They crossed the East-West border to work, to shop,...Read more
Leonardo da Vinci By Jade Arthurs Leonardo da Vinci was the “most famous artist of the Italian Renaissance artist” and he is known for his famous works "The Last Supper" and "Mona Lisa." However, Da Vinci was also interested with the laws of science and nature, which helped his work as a painter, sculptor, inventor and draftsmen....Read more
Riversdale Community College Shines a Light on Suicide Awareness
RCC Students raise awareness by holding up orange card while TY students stand in a circle shining light in support for Suicide Awareness Day.
Many thanks to Mr Boyle, Ms O' Donovan and Mr Mansfield for their help.
Ms. Boyle...Read more
Congratulations to all the TY students who looked amazing last night at their Oscar Night. Lots of laughs were had from parents, staff and students as the films premiered in the Library. They ranged from craziness of ‘Suitcase Suzie’ to the horror of the ‘Hooded Zombies’ Film Production was introduced as part of a new initiative...Read more
The Green Schools committee have been working hard on the second theme, Energy, since last year. The Environmental review was carried out and an action plan was put in place. We are now on the final steps of the Energy flag. This month is awareness month. As a lead up to our Action Day we will run Green-Schools...Read more
On Tuesday 10th March 2015, some 5th and 6th year students were awarded certificates by Headstrong - a youth mental health promotion agency based over the Library in Blanchardstown Centre. The students received their certificates for completing training in delivering mental health awareness talks to classes in Riversdale. So far the students have delivered presentations...Read more