Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

Telephone: 0719858288

  • Brid McSharry
  • Emma Kelly


Belleek Pottery Visit

Posted on 24 Sep 2017
On Thursday 21st September LCA 2 students visited Belleek Pottery to research their Craft Design task. They were given a tour of the workshop, where all stages of creating a piece of Belleek pottery were experienced. It was hugely informative and interesting for the students as they begin to create their own  ceramic art work in the art room. They also got the opportunity to speak to the makers ,watch them create decorative features and hand painting finished pieces as part of the tour. The grou

Head Boy & Head Girl 2017-18

Posted on 22 Sep 2017
Our Head Boy and Head Girl for 2017-18 are Conall Sweeny and Mary Flora Scott!

Orla explains the new Junior Cycle

Posted on 17 Sep 2017
Do you have a few questions about the new Junior Cycle course? The NCCA have provided this video to help explain some of the key changes (click on the link to watch the video on

Finner Camp Work Experience

Posted on 17 Sep 2017
The 28th Infantry Battalion at Finner Camp will once again take a group of TY students for a week of work experience in February. This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain an insight into life in the army, and is of special interest to anyone considering a career in the military. Students must apply via an online form which has been emailed to all TYs by Miss Mc Gurren. Anyone interested must fill in all questions on the form or their application will not be considered. The closing d

Allingham Fesival Poetry and Fiction Competitions

Posted on 17 Sep 2017
The Allingham Festival is once again running Fiction and Poetry competitions for primary and secondary school students. This is a great opportunity for young writers to get recognition for their work, and Coláiste Cholmcille has a srong tradition of enterinEntry forms are available on the Allingham Festival website, Students can also speak to their English teachers or Mr. Beattie about the competition.

TY Auditions

Posted on 17 Sep 2017
Well done to all the TYs who took part in the auditions for the upcoming musical ‘Back to the 80s’ last week. Many students were anxious about being forced out of their comfort zones and having to read a scene and sing in front of choreographer Miss Murphy, musical director Niamh Currid and director Mr. Beattie. Everyone performed well and the team were very impressed with the range of talent in the year group.

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