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Ellie O’Halloran makes her filming debut.

Westside Student Ellie O’Halloran will make her filming debut in ROSIE this autumn. Roddy Doyle’s first original screenplay in 18 years, tells the story of ROSIE a mother trying to protect her family after their landlord sells their rented home and they become homeless. Finding a room, even for a night, is a tough job and finding somewhere permanent to live is even harder.  Ellie plays Rosie’s daughter Kayleigh and wraps filming in Dublin today. It’s been an exciting few...

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20th Anniversary Celebration’s

20th Anniversary Celebrations Our 20th Anniversary Junior Student Party took place on Friday December 14th at Playzone Celbridge with exclusive access for Westside Students, Upon arrival, Guests were greeted by our red carpet and in house Photographer and then they partied and danced until late. https://vimeo.com/308977799 Our 20th Anniversary Ball  took place on Friday May 4th at Palmerstown House Estate, Johnstown, County Kildare, this strictly black Tie Event was open to all Past and Present Senior Students of WestSide. Upon...

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Westside Live

[video width="960" height="540" mp4="http://www.westsidestageschool.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Westside-Live-@WPA.mp4" poster="http://www.westsidestageschool.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/WestSide-Live-Logo-Ver-1.jpg" loop="true" autoplay="true"][/video] 'WestSide LIVE' Westside LIVE launched in October 2017, a brand-new class focusing on the development of live performance skills for singers and musicians. Each week Students sing and play a selection of pop/rock songs as a band, mentored by Jezzebelle (Katie & Gary Burke). Each band learns how to set up, adjust, and sing/play through a full PA system - giving them an understanding of live sound production and creating a live rehearsal...

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Souper Sleepover 2017

Once again we are overwhelmed by the support and generosity of our Students and their extended Family, Friends, Neighbours and everyone else who contributed to the success of what has now become an annual event in association with Lucan Lions Club and The Peter McVerry Trust . With this years Souper Sleepover raising €3852, we are delighted to have once again surpassed our fundraising goal of €3000 and  CLICK HERE to view Opening Doors Newletter, keeping you updated about how Peter McVerry Trust is responding...

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Focus Ireland Run

[embed]https://www.facebook.com/WestSideStageSchool/videos/10155026498053639/[/embed] Westside want to create awareness and raise funds for children who will face living in Homelessness this Christmas. So, we did it the best way we knew how, through dance. Launched on the night of the #LateLateToyShow and with less than 4 weeks to Christmas, over 3,000 children are homeless in Ireland. And like the characters in our video are searching for a place to call home. We ask that if you can, please text ‘HOME’ to 50300 to donate...

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