Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

Telephone: 0719858288


Important Dates

Posted on 18 Jul 2013
August 14th: Leaving Cert Results. August 19th: CAO Round One offers. August 20th: Students who wish to view exam papers should return completed application forms directly to the school. August 29th: CAO Round Two offers. August 30th and 31st: Viewing of scripts in school (Friday evening, Saturday morning).

Leaving & Junior Cert Exams Begin Wed. 5th June

Posted on 04 Jun 2013
The Leaving and Junior Cert exams begin at 9.30 on Wednesday the 6th of June. Candidates and parents/guardians should familiarise themselves with the examination timetable and information regarding conduct during the examinations (and the booklet entitled General Candidate Information 2013). Candidates are expected to be in the exam hall half an hour before the start of the first exam and 15 minutes before the start of every other exam. No candidate will be allowed to leave the exam hall within

‘Strictly’ Now On YouTube

Posted on 31 May 2013
If you find yourself suffering from withdrawal symptoms because you miss school too much over the summer, head over to the CCBSTV Channel on YouTube and remember the good times with the ‘Coláiste Goes Strictly!’ video.

Leaving Cert Lectures on Local Radio

Posted on 29 May 2013
Western Waves Community Radio is streaming a series of lectures this week featuring the Leaving Cert Honours English Poets and the Essay. The lecture series will be broadcast each evening at 5pm and the entire series will be repeated on Monday June 3rd starting at 9.00am. Check it out on

Class of 2013 Yearbook

Posted on 24 May 2013
The Leaving Cert Class of 2013 Yearbook has finally arrived in the school. Please see Mr. Beattie to collect your copy. Well done to the Editorial Team who made it all happen: Eoin Morris, Ciara Keon, Gráinne Mc Gonigle, with assistance from Rachael Harte, Adrian Sheerin and Áine Kavanagh. The fantastic front cover was designed by Amy Christie and Kornelija Norkeviciúte. There are quite a few copies still available to purchase even if you  haven’d paid for one yet.

Fifth Year Exams

Posted on 23 May 2013

TY Night Photos and Film Online

Posted on 23 May 2013
TY Night was a great success, as Transition Year students showcased the range of activities and projects they’ve been involved in over the year. Photos from the night are now online on  the Photos page. Ashort video of students reflecting on their time in TY is on the CCBS TV YouTube channel.

Support Ballyshannon Youthreach Video Entry

Posted on 23 May 2013
Ballyshannon Youthreach need your vote for the X-Hale Youth Awards. This short film is the Ballyshannon Youthreach entry for the X-Hale Youth Awards 2013 which aims to prevent young people from starting to smoke. Follow the link and view the film, then like it and share it on your social media network of choice as the winner is based on who gets the most views. Here’s the link to the film on YouTube: