Get involved in Twinning with Saclay and Mechterstadt

Ballincollig is twinned with the towns of Saclay, France & Mechterstadt, Germany. Ballincollig Twinning Association are looking for host families to accommodate visitors from these towns who will be visiting from April 22nd to 24th. Students would benefit from a language and from a cultural point of view. Please contact Denise Calnan on calnandenise@ yahoo.ie.…

Éigse Ceoil & Litríoctha

There will be a School Eigse Friday, Feb 12th, 2pm – 4pm in the library. The schedule for the event is as follows: 14.00 – Musical intro students 14.10 – Matthew Sweeney reads 14.25 – Music Jimmy Crowley 14.35 – Tom Birkett, UCC 15.00 – Music/poetry students 15.10 – Kathy D’Arcy reads 15.35 – Music/poetry…

2 Robotics Teams in Finals at CIT

Well done to the two school robotics teams “VMBears” and “Nuts & Bolts” who both qualified into the last 16 at the EMC VEX Robotics Finals in the NEXUS in CIT on Saturday 30th Jan 2016 with Nuts & Bolts being knocked out in the semi-finals.  The school VEX Robotics after-school programme involves skills such…

U19 National Cup Final Snr Basketball

On Wednesday 27th January, many Coláiste Choilm students travelled to Tallaght to support their Senior Boys Basketball Team in the Subway U19 National Cup Final. The National Basketball Arena had a great atmosphere due to this highly anticipated game. The well-known rivalry between Cork and Dublin was very evident, with Coláiste Choilm representing Cork as…

1st Year Fundraiser for SVP

D’eagraigh an comhairle mac léinn turas go dtí na picitúrlainne  agus chuaigh muintir na chéad bhliain go léir síos go dtí an phictúrlann chun scannán a fheiscint. D’íoc siad €5 an duine agus chuaigh €2 as gach ticéad go dtí ‘St Vincent de Paul’. As sin fuair SVP níos mó ná €500. Tháinig cainteoir ó Naomh…

5 Students awarded UCC scholarships!

Leaving Certs of 2015 who were recently awarded scholarships to UCC. Colm Crowley, Colm Hannon, Anne Buckley, Róisîn Harrington and Aoife Ni Ghearailt with Professor John O’ Halloran Vice President of Teaching & Learning at UCC and Michelle Sliney, Principal. Maith Sibh!