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16
OCT
2018

Donegal ICT/Fin Tech Working Group Information Evening

The Donegal ICT/FinTech Working Group invites parents, post-primary school Guidance Counsellors and Principals along to an upcoming information event to find out more about career, education and training opportunities for their children and students in the areas of ICT/FinTech in Done
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15
OCT
2018

Autism Courses for Parents and Education Professionals

The Middletown Centre for Autism is offering training courses on autism for parents, family members and education professionals. These courses are offered free of charge to parents and education professionals. The courses are available in a number of centres around the country, with O
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12
OCT
2018

Parents invited to attend Parents’ Association Meeting, Monday Oct. 15th

All parents are invited to attend the next Parents’ Association meeting which will take place on Monday, Oct 15th at 7.30pm (after the 3rd Year Parent Teacher meeting). We would be delighted to see everyone there. All parents/guardians of students in the school automatically bec
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12
OCT
2018

Leaving Cert Art Trip

Last Tuesday both Leaving Cert Art classses visited two very different exhibitions in Dublin.  “Sculpture in Context” is the longest running and most successful sculpture exhibition in the National Botanic Gardens. This unique exhibition displays the extraordinary work of 128 establis
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12
OCT
2018

CCBS Rugby defeat St. Eunan’s

Coláiste Cholmcille’s U16 rugby team had a fantastic win against St Eunan’s in the Ulster Pollock Cup. CCBS played with great tempo and aggression, never allowing St Eunan’s settle or control the game. It was a fantastic team performance with many great displays. The
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08
OCT
2018
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Senior Girls headed for Quarter Final in Ulster Schools LGFA

The Senior CCBS Girls confidently secured their place in the Ulster Schools LGFA today. Coláiste Cholmcille played host to the U20 Girls Group 3 Football tournament in the Fr. Tierney Park, Ballyshannon, today. This blitz determined who proceeds to the Cup and Shield section of the Ul
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08
OCT
2018

Connect Mental Health

Last week our TY and LCA students spent the day in the Abbey, Donegal Town, participating in the Connect Mental Health Day. The students were split up into groups which took part in workshops on the importance of eating healthy food, staying active and getting exercise, yoga and relax
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08
OCT
2018

Allingham Poetry & Fiction Competition Deadlines

Students are reminded to get their entries in to their English teacher or to Mr. Beattie in the library by this Friday, October 12th. Winners will be notified within a couple of weeks, and will be invited to attend the awards ceremony in the Abbey Arts Centre on Saturday November 10th
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08
OCT
2018

Senior Girls Defeat Oughterard 44-41

Coláiste Cholmcille’s U19A girls basketball team had a very exciting win on Wednesday 3rd October defeating St. Paul’s Oughterard. CCBS hosted the first round of the senior girls ‘A’ Schools Cup and beat the Galway side 44-41. The girls now progress to the next round playing Our
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13
SEP
2018

Change of date for LC Parent-Teacher Meeting

Please note that the Leaving Cert Parent-Teacher Meeting has been changed to October 23rd.
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13
SEP
2018

LCA Students receive Second Certs

Congratulations to the students of LCA 2 who received their second certs last week. 
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13
SEP
2018

Well done to Junior Cert students

Well done to all our students who received their Junior Cert results yesterday. There was a great deal of excitement and anticipation in the Assembly Area yesterday as everyone gathered for the big moment. Overall, the results were very impressive. Everyone did themselves, their famil
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13
SEP
2018

TY Trip to Delphi

This year’s Transition Year group headed off on the first major expedition of the year, the annual bonding trip in Delphi Adventure Resort in Co. Mayo, last week. After a quick bite at the adventure centre, they eagerly launched into three days of activities, which included surf
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13
SEP
2018

Head Boy & Head Girl

Congratulations and best wishes to our new head boy and girl, Shane Gillespie and Ana Keon. Shane and Ana were elected at the end of the last school term by staff and students following an intense electoral campaign, and took up office at the start of the new school year. Their inaugu
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14
AUG
2018

Leaving Cert Results

This year’s Leaving Cert results will be available on Wednesday August 15th. Students can collect their results from the school office am, or they can also access them online from midday on www.examinations.ie using their individual PIN. Students should consider their options ca
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02
AUG
2018

Return to School Dates

RETURN TO SCHOOL DATES Monday 27th August – Staff Day Tuesday 28th August – First Years only Wednesday 29th August – Third Years, Sixth Years and LCA 2 Thursday 30th August – Fifth Years and LCA 1 Friday 31st August – Second Years Monday 3rd September 
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02
AUG
2018

School Calendar 2018-19

Click on the link below to view or download the school calendar for 2018-19:   School Calendar 2018-2019 draft
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31
MAY
2018

TYs produce Newsletter

A number of our TYs spent some time this year working on a school newsletter. Well done to Erica Morrow, Caoimhe Doherty-Craig and Sarah Kate Mc Gill for taking the time to identify some of the highlights of the year!  
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25
MAY
2018

TY Night

On Tuesday evening our Transition Year students came together along with family members and teachers one last time for the annual TY Night. A number of students spoke about different aspects of the year, sharing their memories of drama, Junk Kouture, Italy, work experience, the future
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17
MAY
2018

CCBS Awards Ceremony

Today the staff and students of Coláiste Cholmcille came together to celebrate the sucesses both in and out of the classroom at our annual awards ceremony. The event is often considered the highlight of the year by many, and today was no exception. This year’s special guest was Dr. An
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