In September 2012, two past students from Riversdale Community College received Gold medals from President Michael D Higgins in Dublin Castle. Naomi Marie Rose, (Ongar), and Gavin Smullen, (Ladyswell), were the first Riversdale students to accomplish Gold.
The local qualifying rounds of the Sporting Fingal Cup saw Riversdale’s senior girls’ team win four out of their six games and drawing the other two. This enabled us to qualify first for the finals day on the 19th May 2009. The girls demonstrated some quality football on the day with Megan O’ Reilly winning player of the overall tournament.
Students receiving instruction under the Money Makes Sense in School initiative.
Photo of the school taken in the winter of 2013/2014.
Aerial photo of the school taken by Derek Lynch, a past pupil, taken in May of 2016

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The History of Video Games By Joseph McCabe

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, video gaming has become a popular form... Read more