Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

Telephone: 0719858288

  • Second Year Boys in All Ireland Semi-Final
    Congrats to the Second Year Boys team who made it through to the All Ireland Semi-Final!
  • LCVP Raise €1750
    Well done to the LCVP students who raised over €1750 on Daffodil Day.
  • Ulster Champions!


U13 Boys Gaelic in Ulster Playoffs

Posted on 20 Mar 2017
Congratulations to our Under 13 boys Gaelic team who qualified for the Ulster playoffs with a comprehensive victory over Holy Cross Strabane last week with a final scoreline of 7-7 to 1-0.  Mr Doherty and Mr Maguire were very impressed with the excellent commitment, intensity and discipline displayed throughout the game. The boys progress to an Ulster playoff which will be played in the next few weeks. Well done boys.

Subject Choice Information Eve

Posted on 20 Mar 2017
There will be a subject choice information evening in the Assembly Area on Tuesday the 21st of March. This is aimed at parents/guardians and students who are going into Second Year, TY, LCA and Fifth Year. First Years – 7pm Third Years considering TY or LCA – 7.45pm All incoming Fifth Year students – 8.15pm.

Fifth Year Careers Trip

Posted on 16 Mar 2017
Last Wednesday a group of TY students spent the day in the Clayton Hotel, Sligo, hosted by Sligo IT. The focus of the day was ‘Careers in Science: Not Just White Lab Coats.” The students enjoyed a number of talks from IT lecturers, a documentary screening, and they got to chat to current IT students about life in college.

TY First Aid Course with First Aid Aware

Posted on 15 Mar 2017
Last Friday our TY student took part in a one day First Aid course, held by First Aid Aware. Students learned a number of important skills: how to help someone who is choking, how to bandage an injury and CPR. Everyone who participated received a certificate to show they completed the course. Thanks to the team from First Aid Aware who shared these essential skills with the group.

Defeat for CCBS in All Ireland C Group Semi-Final

Posted on 13 Mar 2017
Coláiste Cholmcille put up a strong fight against Presentaton De La Salle, Bagenalstown, last Friday in the All Ireland Semi-Final, but ended the match two points down following the loss of three key players due to injury. Dean Carroll went off in the first twenty minutes, Conall Sweeny had a dislocated finger before half-time, and Nathan Boyle suffered a back injury with ten minutes to go. Both teams were well matched, but CCBS were unable to make up the difference at the very end. However this

All Ireland Semi-Final: CCBS Vs. Presentation De La Salle, Bagenalstown

Posted on 08 Mar 2017
Following their victory over Carrick last week, the CCBS Senior Gaelic team now proceed to the All Ireland Semi-Final against Presentation De La Salle, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow. The match will take place in Breffni Park, Cavan, on Friday March 10th at 3pm.

CCBS are Ulster Champions!

Posted on 03 Mar 2017
Congratulations to our Senior Boys Gaelic team on defeating Carrick in the Markey Cup Final this afternoon and being crowned Ulster Champions! CCBS held a solid lead throughout the match despite some good attempts on target by Carrick, finishing the first half time 2-06 to Carrick’s 0-04. Carrick earned a couple of points in the second half but CCBS retaliated with two further goals in the last five minutes of the match, securing their victory. Final score: CCBS 4-11, Carrick 0-12.

Tommy Stenson – Seán Nós Dancer

Posted on 02 Mar 2017
As part of our Seachtain na Gaeilge events, we are delighted to welcome Sean-Nós dancer, Tommy Stenson, to our school on Tuesday, March 7th.  Tommy is a Mayo-based Sean-Nós dancer and teacher who has taught and performed Sean-Nós nationally and internationally.  He will give workshops to First and Transition Year students.  Bainigí ceol as!

Update: Markey Cup Final changed to Irvinestown

Posted on 02 Mar 2017
Due to heavy rainfall in Ballybofey, the Markey Cup Final will now be played in the 4G Pitch, Bawnacre, Irvinestown, at the same time of 12.30pm on Friday March 3rd.

Fifth and Second Year Parent Teacher Meeting

Posted on 01 Mar 2017
The Fifth and Second Year Parent Teacher Meeting will take place on Monday March 6th. Parents are asked to attend from 9.15 to 11.30, and 1.15 to 2.45.

TYs in ‘The Wedding Singer’

Posted on 01 Mar 2017
Well done to our CCBS staff and students who have contributed to the great success of ‘The Wedding Singer’, the latest musical from the Ballyshannon Musical Society. The show had a fantastic opening night on Tuesday, and continues until Saturday night, March 4th.

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