For the Attention of Leaving Cert Students

Please read the following information from the State Examinations Commission: We have received a number of requests for clarification as to what Online Marking means for candidates. Our basic message remains the same, which is, there is very little change for candidates as a result of their examinations being marked online. 
We are taking this opportunity…

Darkness into Light 5k Walk/Run Sat 6th May

The Dartkness into Light Walk/Run for Ballincollig took place on Saturday 6th May beginning and ending at Coláiste Choilm. Over 20,000 took part both walking and running in Cork City and County including Ballincollig for the first time. This was a nationwide event to raise funds and create awareness for the services offered at Pieta…

Tim Severin enthralls an Éigse audience!

Writer, explorer and filmmaker Tim Severin stunned students and teachers as they learned how he replicated the voyage of St. Brendan the Navigator from Ireland to Newfoundland. His film of his leather boat on the roaring Atlantic, In the ice floes off Greenland reveal a person of Unique imagination, courage and scholarship. Tim Severin’s award-winning…

Cambridge Professor speaks with prospective students.

Emeritus Prof. of Radiology, honorary consultant radiologist to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, internationally honoured physician and retired Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge, Prof. Adrian Dixon met Colaiste Choilm students; he shared insights on science and medicine and about applying to and studying in Cambridge. Prof. Dixon travels globally promoting international education. We are in his debt for his…