Past pupil achievement in French

Past pupil, Elizabeth Kelleher (2013), recently was recognised with the NUI award and French Government Medal for proficiency in French. The ceremony took place in the Royal Kilmainham Hospital, Dublin on Wednesday 15th November. The group photo includes members of the French Embassy and Dr. Martin Howard, head of French in UCC.

A reflection – by Past pupil James Harte

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…

Coláiste Choilm Earn Bonus Point Win over PBC!

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…

LCA Retreat via St. Finbarr’s Way

The inaugural LCA Retreat to ‘Top of the Rock’ , Drimoleague, West Cork took place in November. The sun shone down on us as we walked part of the pilgrim path known as Finbar’s Way. Accompanying the 5th and 6th yr students are Bridget, Francis, Sean and Stephen. We are being hosted by David and…

CC u15 Rugby Team play Midleton CBS

The u15 School Rugby team played Midleton CBS in Rathcooney on Thursday the 26th of October. The young Colàiste/Gaelcholàiste Choilm side showed great heart and determination throughout the game but were beaten by a very physical CBS team. Standout players on the day were Sean Dore, Emmanuel Obodoechi and Tighernach O Leary (Captain). The u15’s…

Schools’ Golf

Congratulations to Jack Taylor, Keelan McCarthy, Sean Geary and Zak Collins who finished 3rd in the Munster Qualifiers at Fermoy Golf recently. Jack O’Keefe, Stephen Riordan and John Lehane represented Colaiste Choilm in the Irish Schools Junior Golf Qualifiers at Macroom Golf Club on Friday 13th October where they achieved 2nd place.