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Concern Debate

Posted on 22 Jan 2012
Best of luck to the CCBS Concern Debate Team (TY students Brid Roberts, Thomas Beaumont and Margaret Ward, along with 5th Year Aine Kavanagh) in the Concern Debate on Thursday January 26th. The competition is nearing the final phase. The team will debate against Largy College, Clones.

Under16 Boys Rugby in Bundoran

Posted on 22 Jan 2012
U16 Boys’ Rugby in Bundoran at 2 on Thursday January 19th.

Aine Kavanagh is CCBS Young Scientist!

Posted on 15 Jan 2012
Congratulations to Aine Kavanagh who won the Senior Individual award in the Display Awards category for her exhibit, ‘How to make a million-dollar movie: Finding a formula for film success’. This is a remarkable achievement for Aine and is testament to the time and effort she put in to the project which she developed in her own time. Keep an eye on CCBSTV (Colaiste Cholmcille’s YouTube channel) for a short video of Aine’s project as well as the other CCBS entry by Brid Ro

CCBS students at BT Young Scientist

Posted on 13 Jan 2012
CCBS is submitting two presentations to this year’s Young Scientist exhibition in the RDS, Dublin, this week. Both exhibits are in the Social and Behavioural Sciences category. TY students Brid Roberts, Annie Gallagher and Claire Grennan question the safety of child-resistant products in their exhibit, ‘Child Resistant: What does it really mean?’. Aine Kavanagh’s (5th Year) exhibit is entitled ‘How to Make a Million-Dollar Movie – Finding a Formula for Film Su

First Year Retreat

Posted on 13 Jan 2012
All First Years are attending a Retreat on Friday 13th in the Mercy Hall. The Retreat is organised by the chaplaincy.

CAO Deadline

Posted on 13 Jan 2012
The CAO Deadline is approaching for all 6th year students. Applications have to be in by February 1st. If you complete your online application before January 20th, the cost is EUR30. After the 20th the charge goes up to EUR 30.

Welcome Back and A Happy New Year to all!

Posted on 13 Jan 2012
Happy New Year to all staff and students after their well earned Christmas holidays. CCBS Blog would like to wish everybody a happy, healthy and successful 2012.

Debate Team Win Again!

Posted on 15 Dec 2011
Well done to the CCBS Debating Team who beat Magh Ene, Bundoran, in last night’s heat of the Concern Debate which took place in Colaiste Cholmcille. Our team were in favour of the motion that ‘Africa’s growing population undermine their own development’.

‘Get Maguire!’ Day – LCA Paintballing

Posted on 13 Dec 2011
LCA 1 are going paintballing on Wednesday the 14th of Dec  with Mr Maguire. Asked about his expectations for the day, Mr Maguire said he hopes “to bring them back alive”.

Eamon Travers wins Judges’ Vote

Posted on 13 Dec 2011
Eamon Travers (6th Year) impressed the judges in the Donegal Final of Our School’s Got Talent last week as they awarded him joint first place. However, he came fifth overall out of 24 contestants when this the audience vote was combined with the judges’ scores.

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