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CCBS News
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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30
JAN
2018

Blurb! is Back!

Blurb! returns this Friday in Room 31 at lunchtime. For those of you who don’t know, Blurb! is the Coláiste Cholmcille Book Club for senior students (TY, Fifth and Sixth Year). Blurb! meets once every 4-6 weeks to discuss their latest book choice, whether they liked it or finish
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30
JAN
2018

Cárta Vailintín

The TY students and Irish Department are currently running a “Cárta Vailintín” competition. Students are invited to create a Valentine’s Day card, but the romantic wording must be ‘as Gaeilge’. There are prizes going for the best three cards. Entry fee is
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30
JAN
2018

€1100 raised for Baby Holly

A Civvies Day was held in the school last Friday. Students were asked to bring in €2 each to raise money for Holly Downey and the Crumlin Children’s Hospital. Holly is the daughter of Shannon Downey, a past pupil of the school. Unfortunately Holly has been diagnosed with stage 4
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30
JAN
2018

National Award for Jarlath Leonard

Congratulations to Jarlath Leonard on achieving the second highest results in the country in Design & Communication Graphics at Ordinary Level in last year’s Leaving Cert. Jarlath will be presented with a special commemorative piece in recognition of his exceptional achievem
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22
JAN
2018

3.4 CSPE ISPCA Talk

Third Year CSPE students were delighted to attend a talk by Kevin and Denise from the ISPCA. As part of their Junior Cert Action Project they set up a pet food collection and invited the ISPCA to give a presentation to learn more about animal welfare in their community. It was a fanta
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22
JAN
2018

LCVP Visit Lifeboat

On Thursday, 18th January,  6th year LCVP students along with their teacher Ms. Gallagher visited the RNLI lifeboat station in Bundoran. Mr. Killian O’ Kelly greeted the group and gave the students a very informative talk on the invaluable work carried out by the volunteers at t
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19
JAN
2018

Listen back to the Francie Boylan Show live from Coláiste Cholmcille

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
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19
JAN
2018

New School Video!

Watch our new school video!
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18
JAN
2018

Ocean FM Live Broadcast from CCBS!

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

Grand Reopening of CCBS Squash Courts

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
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12
JAN
2018

Badminton – Lunchtime on Thursdays

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?
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12
JAN
2018

U20 Girls Gaelic win in Garvaghey

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.
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12
JAN
2018

Open Day/Open Night – Jan. 23rd

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
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14
DEC
2017

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

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.
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14
DEC
2017

CCBS Senior Boys Basketball team are NW Regional Champions!!

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.
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08
DEC
2017

Christmas Cards for Schools

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 c
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08
DEC
2017

Junk Kouture

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 studen
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08
DEC
2017

Window Painting

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 Lar
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