Coláiste Choilm

Ballincollig, Co. Cork

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Fáilte go Coláiste Choilm agus Gaelcholáiste Choilm

Orchestral & Choral Performance at Coláiste Choilm

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7 Coláiste Choilm students awarded Entrance Scholarships to UCC !

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Congratulations to seven of our students who were awarded Entrance Scholarships to UCC on Tues 28th November. Alex Finn, Alison Clarke, Cillian Hannon, Anna Ní Thailtigh and Seóna Ní Chadla were awarded Quercus scholarships. Pádraig McAuliffe and Adam Purcell were awarded BT Young Scientists scholarships.

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 January 2018 18:00
 

3 Robotics Teams attend DELL VEX Final at CIT

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3 Teams from CC/GC attended the VEX  Robotics Finals at CIT on Jan 19th 2018. The event was sponsored and organised by DELL/EMC in Ovens. Thanks to all the volunteers who helped out on the day. Coláiste Choilm would like to thank teachers Ms.Ní Chríódáin, Mr. Scanlon & Mr. OCallanain for running the programme during the year and for Mr. Les Gosnell and Mr. Declan Cahill for mentoring. 

Congratulations to the  CC/GC TY Team 9942X  who won the Judges Award and thanks to Simon Meehan for giving a talk promoting science and technology by invitation of DELL.
The CC/GC Robotics club thanks VMWare, Ballincollig for their generous sponsorship and continued support of the school robotics teams.



Last Updated on Monday, 22 January 2018 21:01
 

Well done to all of our BT Young Scientists of 2018 !

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34 Coláiste Choilm/Gaelcholáiste Choilm students qualify for the Finals

of BTYSE 2018 with 15 projects - well done to all !

       
         
         

Best wishes  to our BT Young Scientist Finalists of 2018 with 15 projects qualifying for the final.
Well done also to all the applicantts whose project didn't manage to make the finals.
Thanks to all who encouraged all the applicants to take part in what is a fantastic learning experience.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 January 2018 20:10
 

1st Year Christmas Trip to Reel Cinema !

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The Student Council organised a Cinema Day  for all first year students who went to see "Wonder" at the Reel in Ballincolllig.
D'eagraigh Comhairle na Mac Léinn an Lá Pictiúrlaiine. Feictear iad anseo lena gcinn bliana - Ms. Baldwin agus Ms. Ní Thuathail.

Last Updated on Sunday, 07 January 2018 18:04
 

Téann Rang Íde ar cuairt go dtí an "Field of Dreams"

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Chuaigh roinnt daltaí ó rang Íde ar cuairt chuig Field of Dreams ar an 19ú Nollaig mar chuid den tionscnamh OSSP. Bhuaileadar le ochtar dalta  agus triúir stiúrthóirí ann . Bhí na daltaí tar éis cácaí gleoite a dhéanamh dúinn agus d'ullmhaigh siad tae agus caifé dúinn chomh maith. Labhair na daltaí linn faoi na rudaí ar fad a dhéanann siad san ionad agus thaispeáineadar na punainn oibre a bhí curtha le chéile acu. Chuamar ar turas timpeall an ionaid ansin chun na poly-tunnels agus na glasraí atá plandáilte a fheiscint! Bhí an cuairt fíor suimiùil agus taitneamhach

Visit Field of Dreams at http://fieldofdreamscork.ie/

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 16:25
 

In praise of Paddington ! - Rang Áine put pen to paper

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Congratulations to Rang Áine who received gifts from Marks and Spencer’s because they wrote letters to the company praising their Paddington advertisement. Each student received a Paddington book, Christmas decoration and a sweet treat.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 December 2017 18:31
 

A reflection - by Past pupil James Harte

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Professor Paul Ross, Head of College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS), University College Cork (UCC) presents James Harte with a Quercus College Scholarship in recognition of his exceptional results in First Year Biomedical Science
 
 
Looking back over my shoulder, it’s hard to believe how far I have journeyed in the last nine years and how much of the journey I still remember: formative memories of Coláiste Choilm seem so fresh in my mind that they fit better with my more recent memories of University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology rather than the distant, half-forgotten thoughts of a twelve-year old boy going to secondary school for the first time.
 
It’s strange to be able to track the moments that shaped your personality and your character, your interests and your passions, your values and your views, and identify how many of those key moments can be attributed to the time you spent in secondary school and in college. I look back at the last nine years and I can see the foundation of who I am today being laid down, brick by brick.
Most of the groundwork was done while I was in Coláiste Choilm; the finer details are still being polished in college.
 
Last Updated on Thursday, 14 December 2017 18:21 Read more...
 

6th Year LCA Hair & Beauty Salon

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Well done to the 6th Year LCA students who operated a Hair & Beauty Salon on Friday 24th November 2017;
The venture was  a greate succes for clients and sylists alike.

 

u14 Hurlers in action against Hamilton High!

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Well done to all the U14 hurling panel in their match recently against Hamilton Highschool.

 

Darragh awarded Arup Scholarship !

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The Arup Trust Scholarship was awarded to past pupil Darragh McGuirk at CIT on Thursday 30th November by Gerry Mehigan of the ARUP Trust accompanied by Darragh's  teacher Mr. Stephen Long. Darragh is now completing the BEng(Hons) in Structural Engineering  at CIT.Many congratulations to Darragh.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 December 2017 21:37
 

Coláiste Choilm Earn Bonus Point Win over PBC!

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The Colàiste Choilm u18 boys rugby team played PBC in the Bowen Shield on Thursday 10th of November. Colàiste Choilm were the definite underdogs before the game was played but this label proved to inspire a magnificent performance from the team. Scoring 5 tries in total and with Ciaran Bohane successfully kicking 2 conversions, Coláiste won the game comprehensively, on a scoreline of 10-29. Standout players on the day were Liam Ó Fathaigh, Darragh O'Brien, Sam Kiely and team captain Will Black. The team play CBC next week in the same tournament.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 16:27
 

CC Robotics Team attend city scrimmage

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In preparation for the 2018 VEX Finals in January Colaiste Choilm robotics team went to a scrimmage in St Aloysius College on 24th of November. Our three teams 9942 V, E and X, went to the school by bus to compete in the scrimmage. Fuair foireann V an cúigiú ait san chomórtas, fuair foireann E an seachtú áit agus fuair foireann X an dara áit

 

Well done to our Senior Science Quiz Teams !

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Well done to our 3 senior science teams who took part in the ISTA Senior Science Quiz at UCC in November.



Rebecca O Keeffe, Ciara Hickey and Eoin Lynch represented Colaiste Choilm recently in UCC in the ISTA Senior Science Quiz



Eva O Keeffe, Denis Galvin and Con Moran represented Colaiste Choilm recently in UCC in the ISTA Senior Science Quiz



Clodagh Ni Riada, Deirdre Ni Shuilleabhain, and Ciara O Keeffe represented Colaiste Choilm recently in UCC in the ISTA Senior Science Quiz

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 December 2017 16:45
 


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Newsflash



7 Studetns Awarded UCC Entrance Scholarships
from the Class of 2017