Coláiste Choilm

Ballincollig, Co. Cork

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Fáilte go Coláiste Choilm agus Gaelcholáiste Choilm

TY Students visit Cork County Library

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Students from Rang Traolach in Transition Year, accompanied by Mr. Owens, visited a book sale hosted by the Cork County Library on Friday the 17th of February. Students bought books, were shown around the library facilities and were also afforded the opportunity to rent DVDs. The County Library offers students a range of facilities such as study desks, free WIFI access and has a large selection of books for borrowing. Students who are members of Ballincollig Library can avail of these services in the County Library.


L'Échange Francais 2017

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Fáilte thar n-ais roimh lucht na hIdirbhliana a d'imigh ar comhmhalartú chun na Fraince. Chuaigh na daltaí chuig Vernon, Versailles agus Rouen i rith na seachtaine.  Thug siad cuairt ar chaisleáin Versailles, iarsmalann Vernon, margadh Vernon,ardeaglais Rouen agus Vernon agus mhúin siad béarla do dhaltaí bunscoile fraincise agus d'fhreastail siad ar ranganna francise ar scoil Saint Adjutor i Vernon.
Scríofa ag Daniel Ó Cuain agus Mary Richardson ( Rang Tighearnach TY)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 February 2017 17:38

Coláiste Choilm are u19 A Boys Basketball National Champions

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Congratulatons to the Senior Boys' Basketball Team and their coach Francis O Sullivan who broke the 100 point mark in the Under 19 A Boys All Ireland Schools League final with a 102-75 point win over Presentation Brothers, Cork to secure their second All Ireland League title in-a-row.
The thrilling match was attended by tons  of cheering  supporters at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght. Read the full account of the match or watch the video at Basketball Ireland.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 March 2017 21:19

Rang Fionán LCA Retreat 2017

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A great day was had by all the LCA class who visited St. Gobnaits well in Ballyvourney followed by Gougane Barra.
The class were accompanied by Frances Hogan, Sean Lehane and Stephen O'Hara.
A candle was lit in the oratory for the intentions of all staff, students and their families.


42 CC/GC Students honoured at Cork ETB Awards Ceremony

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On Friday January 13th forty two Coláiste/Gaelcholáiste students were honoured at the Cork ETB Awards Ceremony for their excellent achievements in the Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied examinations. Megan Heffernan was awarded Student of the Year for Coláiste Choilm. Briain Ó Broin was awarded Gaelcholáiste Student Of the Year. We are very proud of their successes and wish them well in future career and further studies.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 February 2017 19:01

Safer Internet Day

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February 7th 2017 is Safter Internet Day.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 February 2017 20:32

ICT and PE: Orienteering with an App

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Mr. Hickey demonstrates how he uses the i-Orienteering and Team Shake apps in an orienteering lesson recently for the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST). Click on the still above to watch the video.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 February 2017 16:32

UN Delegates impress at City Hall Conference

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Seven budding politicians and diplomats from TY represented the school at a Mock United Nations conference last week and were very impressive. Cormac De Bhál and Con Moran were awarded “Best-Delegate” and Seán Thompson received a Toastmasters “Best Speaker” award. Many thanks to Mr. Kieran Shanahan for giving these students such a marvellous opportunity.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 February 2017 16:25

Five LC 2016 Students Awarded UCC Entrance Scholarships

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Congratulations to the five 2016 Leaving Cert Students who were awarded UCC Quercus Entrance Scholarships: Sinéad Buckley, Thomas Sheerin, Harriet Kennedy, Aoife Ní Chondúin and David Sheahan.



5th Year Subject Choice 2017

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Parents and students please find attached below the Subject Choice Presentation for 5th Years starting September 2017.

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Victory over Villiers !

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The u16 boys rugby team were victorious over Villiers School, Limerick in the quarter final of the Mungret Shield on Thursday 26th of January. The team braved the harsh weather conditions and achieved a 14 - 0 win over a resilient Villiers side. Daragh O'Brien and Ciaran Bohane were the scorers on the day. A huge team effort is now needed in the semi-final against a strong High School Clonmel team. A date for the fixture is yet to be decided.


Outstanding Performance at IPPN Conference

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Comhgairdeas le Cór na Scoile a thug taispeántas den scoth ag Comhdháil an IPPN  i mBaile Áth Cliath ar an Aoine 27ú Eanáir 2017.
Well done to all the singers , dancers and musicians who performed undet the guidance of CC/GC Music Department.


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Lunch vouchers for Siopa U Chrualaoi are now available in the school shop, the main office and O Crualaoi's delicatessen.