Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

Telephone: 0719858288

  • Class 1.1
    Class 1.1 with tutor Miss Daly and Year Head Mr. Mc Phelim
  • Class 1.2
    Class 1.2 with tutor Miss Corcoran and Year Head Mr. Mc Phelim
  • Class 1.3
    Class 1.3 with tutor Miss Garvey and Year Head Mr. Mc Phelim
  • Class 1.4
    Class 1.4 with tutor Miss Gorman and Year Head Mr. Mc Phelim.
  • Class 1.5
    Class 1.5 with tutor Mr. Kenny and Year Head Mr. Mc Phelim

CCBS News

School Closed Tuesday October 17th

Posted on 16 Oct 2017
Following instructions from the Department of Education, Coláiste Cholmcille will remain closed tomorrow, Tuesday October 17th.

School Closed Monday October 16th

Posted on 15 Oct 2017
Due to the red weather warning, the Department of Education has instructed all schools to close tomorrow, Monday 16th of October. https://www.education.ie/…/2017-Press-Re…/PR2017-10-15b.html

Dance Rehearsals for First and Second Year Students

Posted on 12 Oct 2017
If you are in First or Second Year student and would like to take part in our musical this year, come along to rehearsals on Friday Oct. 13th from 4pm to 5pm.

School Choir

Posted on 12 Oct 2017
The Coláiste Cholmcille School Choir meet to rehearse during lunch every Monday. Places are offered to any pupil with a basic singing ability who is willing to work hard. During the year, the choir sings at all the important liturgies of the school, as well as events in the local community. The choir’s next outing will be a trip to Sligo in November when they will compete at this year’s international Choral Festival. We wish them well.

First Year Boys Futsal

Posted on 09 Oct 2017
A great day was enjoyed by ten of the First Year boys at a Donegal Futsal bliz in Letterkenny last week. Nine schools from around the country fought it out for a chanve to go to Belfast for the Ulster Championships. Coláiste Cholmcille were unfortunate to lose by a single, last-kick-of-the-match goal, to the eventual winners. A special mention must go to Aaron Cullen who scored an absolute ‘Worldy’, and team coach Sylvester Maguire.

French Theatre

Posted on 09 Oct 2017
A French theatre group visited Coláiste Cholmcille last week to present two plays, one for  Junior Cycle and one for Seniors. FTFS brings the expertise of twenty five years of language learning through drama to your school. The plays are written specially for the students learning and engaging with a new language. The emphasis is on strengthening language through activity, and these performances include many of the topics required for the Oral and Aural examinations. They are excellent for reinf

Coláiste Cholmcille 5-05 Abbey Vocational School 2-05

Posted on 06 Oct 2017
Congratulations to our Under 16 Boys Gaelic team on their decisive victory against AVS, Donegal, at home last week. This was the first match in the league for the team and they began the season in style winning by a 3 goal lead. Manager Mr Mc Glynn praised the boys for the commitment and focus during the game.

Coláiste Cholmcille 5-05 Abbey Vocational School 2-05

Posted on 05 Oct 2017
Congratulations to our Under 16 Boys Gaelic team on their decisive victory against AVS, Donegal, at home this week. This was the first match in the league for the team and they began the season in style winning by a 3 goal lead. Manager Mr Mc Glynn praised the boys for the commitment and focus during the game.

Una Britton is National Surf Champion!

Posted on 28 Sep 2017
Congratulations to Fifth Year student Una Britton who won the Women’s Surf title at the Irish National Surfing Championships in Bundoran last weekend. This is a fantastic achievement for the sixteen year old from Rossnowlagh given the quality and levels of experience of her fellow competitors. Una was runner up in her heat held at 12 o’clock but went on to win the final at 2 o’clock . Ideal conditions greeted the surfers who relished the opportunity to demonstrate their talent

Christmas Cards for Schools

Posted on 28 Sep 2017
All First Year, Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert Applied students are currently designing cards for the ‘Christmas Cards for Schools’ fundraiser. The deadline for returning finished card designs is Monday 9th October. This will ensure cards are printed well in advance of Christmas. Information regarding the purchase of these will be forwarded to parents of these students at a later date. Boost Post

Senior History Trip to Derry

Posted on 28 Sep 2017
Senior History classes recently visited Derry City. Both Fifth and Sixth Years had a fantastic yet highly educational time. They toured the Derry City walls and visited the very informative Museum of Free Derry. They were told the story of what happened in the city during the Battle of the Bogside, Internment and Bloody Sunday. The revealing trip truly reinforced the importance of Civil Rights. After the museum the students were brought on a tour of the Bogside and were shown the murals depictin

Bronze for Emer O’Brien at Finn Valley Cross Country

Posted on 28 Sep 2017
Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Finn Valley Athletic Club 14th Cross Country fundraiser. The club hosted schools from all over Donegal and beyond..  Athletes from across all year groups competed in the event, however Conditions were unfavourable with heavy rain making for tough running. Emer O’Brien excelled with a bronze in the 2nd year girls 1000m. An excellent effort by all who attended.

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