Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

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11
APR
2018

Micheál Martin Visits Coláiste Cholmcille

Micheál Martin called in to Coláiste Cholmcille today for a quick visit! The Fianna Fáil leader was greeted at the door by Head Boy Conall Sweeny and Head Girl Mary Flora Scott. Mary Flora took a moment to show Mr. Martin one of her own campaign posters featuring a photograph of the t
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10
APR
2018

World Autism Awareness

April is World Autism Awareness month and here at Coláiste Cholmcille we are encouraging everyone to take the 29 Day Challenge. This challenge invites everyone to celebrate the autism community, and highlights the difficulties autistic people face in society. Follow the links on twitt
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21
MAR
2018

Under 14 Girls Gaelic in final group game

The Under-14 girls secured another victory last week over Dungloe in the Fr. Tierney park. They play their final group game on Friday against St. Catherine’s Killybegs which will determine their place in the Ulster schools preliminary round.
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21
MAR
2018

Seamie Keogh Nominated for Ireland U15 International Player of the Year

Well done to Seamie Keogh on his nomination for Ireland U15 Men’s International Player of the Year. Seamie was one of three nominees but on the night the award went to Troy Parrott. Seamie and family attended the awards event in RTÉ studios on Sunday night. This won’t be t
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21
MAR
2018

Bonnie Donnell Joins Foróige National Council

Say hi to the new voice of young Foróige, Bonnie Donnell! Third Year Bonnie has just been elected on to the National Council of Foróige, having recently represented Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim on the Reference Panel. Congratulations Bonnie! We always knew a career in national affairs w
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21
MAR
2018

Fr. Sanjeeva Celebrates Mass with LCA

LCA class 1 and 2 invited Fr. Sanjeeva to celebrate mass in their classroom recently. The students have been working with Fr. Sanjeeva weekly since January. Fr. Sanjeeva shared stories about his childhood growing up in Sri Lanka, his love of Basketball and Cricket and why he decided t
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14
MAR
2018

Options Night – View the presentation

The Careers Department prepared an informative presentation for students going on to Leaving Cert. You can now view the slides from this presentation in your browser:  
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08
MAR
2018

Options Night

Options Night will be held in the school on Tuesday March 13th, an information evening for all those students who are facing subject choice decisions First Years – 7pm – Information on choosing optional subjects for second year. Third Years considering TY or LCA – 7.
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07
MAR
2018

Two Teams in Junk Kouture Regional Final

Best of luck to both Junk Kouture design teams and models who are taking part in the regional final of the competition in Dublin tomorrow. The teams have been hard at work in the last couple of weeks tweaking their designs with Miss Keogh and perfecting their performance with Miss Coo
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04
MAR
2018

School open Monday and Tuesday

Coláiste Cholmcille will re-open on Monday March 5th as normal. Tuesday March 6th will also be a normal school day for all staff and students. The scheduled staff day has been postponed.
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01
MAR
2018

School Closed Thursday March 1st and Friday March 2nd

Coláiste Cholmcille will be closed on Thursday March 1st and Friday March 2nd due to the red weather warning, following instructions issued by the Minister for Education .
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19
FEB
2018

Vote for our TY Junk Kouture entries

Voting has opened for the Regional Finals of this year’s Junk Kouture. This year we have two entries in the Regional Finals, ‘All Bottled Up’ by Niamh Messenger, Leah O’Brien and Katie White, and ‘CDs Are Old News’ by Chloe Connolly, Rebecca Kelly a
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12
FEB
2018

Vote for ‘Cloud Nine’ in the Junk Kouture Lifeline competition

https://app.junkkouture.com/design/60 Vote now for ‘Cloud Nine’ in the Junk Kouture Lifeline competition! Voting is open from Feb. 12th to midnight on Friday the 16th. ‘Cloud Nine’ is the entry from TYs Sarah Kate McGill, Erica Morrow and Caoimhe Doherty Craig
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12
FEB
2018

First Year Visit to St. Anne’s Church with Anthony Begley

Local historian and former teacher Anthony Begley brought a group of First Year students on a tour around St. Anne’s church. Anthony shared some of the interesting history of the church building and gravestones in the churchyard. It was a great opportunity for the students to ge
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09
FEB
2018

TYs through to Junk Kouture

Congratulations to our TY students who have made it through to the Regional Final of the Junk Kouture competition. Two groups out of the three made it through: ‘All Bottled Up’ by Niamh Messenger, Leah O’Brien and Katie White, and ‘CDs are Old News’ by Re
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08
FEB
2018

Erica Morrow & Diarmuid Mc Fadden to perform in National Concert Hall

Best wishes to Erica Morrow (TY) and Diarmuid Mc Fadden (Fifth Year) who will perform in the National Concert Hall this weekend along with the Donegal Youth Orchestra. Erica and Diarmuid have both been playing with the orchestra for some time now. Erica plays the flute and Diarmuid pl
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08
FEB
2018

Paddy Cosgrave, Founder of Web Summit, Visits Coláiste Cholmcille

Paddy Cosgrave, the co-founder of the Web Summit (and husband of model Faye Dinsmore from Ballintra) visited Coláiste Cholmcille last week to speak to Business students about his life as an entrepreneur. Despite the current success of the Web Summit, Paddy’s early days were far
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08
FEB
2018

‘Alias Cinderella’ takes second, Jack Leonard receives Best Acting award in Donegal Youth Theatre Festival

Congratulations to the cast and crew of TY Drama production ‘Alias Cinderella’, directed by Miss Garvey, which came second in the Donegal Youth Drama Festival in Ballybofey last night. Jack Leonard won a Best Acting trophy for his portrayal of Justin Thyme in the show, and
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31
JAN
2018

Comórtas Vailintín

Tá daltaí na hIdirbliana agus an Roinn Gaeilge ag eagrú comórtas Cárta Vailintín. Tá duaiseanna ag dul don thrí chárta is fearr. Euro amháin an táille iontrála agus rachaidh an t-airgead go dtí Cist Holly Downey. Dáta deireanach: 7ú Feabhra. Fág na cártaí i seomra 45 le bhur dtoil.
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30
JAN
2018

Mock Exams – Timetables

The Leaving Cert and Junior Cert mock exams begin this week, with JC mocks starting on Thursday and LC on Friday. Exams continue until the following Friday. The mock exams are a very important part of exam preparation, as they give students real experience of exam situations. Just lik
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