Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

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Listen back to the Francie Boylan Show live from Coláiste Cholmcille

Posted on 19 Jan 2018
The Francie Boylan Show on Ocean FM broadcast live from Coláiste Cholmcille on Thursday the 18th of January. Francie spoke to Jimmy Keogh about life in Coláiste Cholmcille, Mona Mc Sharry on her plans for the Olympics, Jessica Doherty on her recent baking success and Head Boy and Head Girl Conal Sweeny and Mary Flora Scott on life in Leaving Cert. We also had a couple of beautiful numbers from the school choir. You can listen back to whole show here:

New School Video!

Posted on 19 Jan 2018
Watch our new school video!

Ocean FM Live Broadcast from CCBS!

Posted on 18 Jan 2018
Tune in to the Francie Boylan Show on Ocean FM on Thursday morning as it broadcasts live from Coláiste Cholmcille!

Grand Reopening of CCBS Squash Courts

Posted on 18 Jan 2018
The Coláiste Cholmcille squash courts had a grand reopening on Saturday, following an extensive refurbishment of the court. Over 40 people attended the event to watch a few exhibition games and enjoy the refreshments provided by the Ballyshannon Squash Club. The courts will act as the new home of the Ballyshannon Squash Club, as well as being used by the PE Department.

Badminton – Lunchtime on Thursdays

Posted on 12 Jan 2018
Lunchtime Badminton takes place every Thursday in the New Hall with Mr. O’Mahony, Miss Conlon and local coach PJ Patton on hand to support players. Why not come along next Thursday?

U20 Girls Gaelic win in Garvaghey

Posted on 12 Jan 2018
Well done to the Under 20 Girls Gaelic team who defeated Donaghmore, Tyrone, at an away game in Garvaghey yesterday. The final score was a decisive 6-3 to 2-4. The girls presented a strong offensive against the Tyrone team, and came away with a well-deserved victory.

Open Day/Open Night – Jan. 23rd

Posted on 12 Jan 2018
Our Open Day and Night will be held on Tuesday the 23rd of January. This is a great day in the school as we welcome sixth class students and their parents to experience what life in Coláiste Cholmcille is like. Over 200 Sixth Class students will visit throughout the day and take part in a variety of activities – woodwork, music, metalwork, P.E., Home Economics, to name a few. In addition, entertainment will be provided by our students at lunchtime. Later that day, we invite the pupils to r

Jessica Doherty’s Award-Winning Cakes on sale in Aldi!

Posted on 14 Dec 2017
Have you tried Jessica Doherty’s delicious award-winning Lemon Drizzle cakes yet? These mouthwatering cakes are now on sale in Aldi stores nationwide! Jessica won the National Baking award for her creation earlier in the year. The competition prize included distribution by Aldi. A special assembly was held to acknowledge Jessica’s achievement, and to share some of her delicious, freshly baked cake!

CCBS Senior Boys Basketball team are NW Regional Champions!!

Posted on 14 Dec 2017
Well done to the Senior Boys Basketball team on winning the North West Regional Final this week. They beat Carrick-on-Shannon Community School in a very tight final on a scoreline of 55 – 51.

Christmas Cards for Schools

Posted on 08 Dec 2017
The Christmas cards designed by students for the Christmas Cards for Schools project arrived in school this week. They will be distributed to students and anyone who ordered them this week. Miss Keogh is very impressed with the designs and the quality of the cards, and would like to compliment all First Years, Leaving Cert Art students and LCA 2 students. A total of €400 has been raised for the school by their creativity.

Junk Kouture

Posted on 08 Dec 2017
Transition Year Art students are straight back in to working on their Junk Kouture creations following the musical. We are looking forward to a visit from Sara Ryan, Chief Operations Officer, Junk Kouture, to the school on Wednesday 13th December to discuss the project with the students.

Window Painting

Posted on 08 Dec 2017
Fifth Year Art students were invited by Ballyshannon Credit Union to paint the windows for the Christmas season. Students involved were Courtney Barry, Eve Breslin, Gvido Linards Bruzitis, Ciara Burns, Alida Byrne, Nathan Cassidy, Aaron Darbon, Conor Deasy, Hilary Francis, Paulina Larionow, Rachel Mahon, Aine Mc Sharry and Maja Niedziela.

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