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Sixth Year Retreat

We would just like to acknowledge the wonderful work our sixth-year students did today at their Retreat. It was an absolute pleasure working with the boys. We loved their energy and enthusiasm and what a wonderful way to start our mid-term. We started today at 12pm, we had a prayer […]

Chinese Celebrations

    On Thursday Oct 1st we celebrated Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival combined with the National Day of China. Normally, these would be two separate days but this year Chinese people celebrated both days together due to the lunar calendar. A lunar calendar is a calendar based on the monthly cycles […]

First Friday Mass

  The First Friday Mass for October was celebrated in the College today by Fr. Aodhán.  The students from 3rd Year, 6th Year and from the Class 116 were all in attendance.  COVID restrictions prohibit us from allowing the full student body to attend Mass in the College Chapel. Last month […]

Junior and Senior Hurling Presentation

Cistercian College’s Hurling Support Group made a very generous presentation of sports tops to all members of both the  Junior and Senior Hurling teams. Tony O’Riordain was present on behalf of the HSG to make the presentation. Both teams are training twice a week on the fields. While the timing […]

CCR well represented on UCD team

  Well done to 5 CCR past pupils who lined out for UCD against Lansdowne last weekend. Bill Burns LC 2020, Ronan Loughnane LC 2019, Shane Connolly LC 2020, Manus Heenan LC 2020 and Shane Mallon LC 2020 – they are keeping the CCR flag flying. Congratulations to all 5 […]

College Orchestra begin rehearsals

Our College Orchestra has commenced rehearsals while adhering to all the necessary COVID guidelines. Thanks to Mr. Doherty for all of his organisation and planning. He takes the string orchestra section for their rehearsals and our new Music teacher Ms. Irwin takes the percussion, brass and wind orchestra sections for […]

First Year Music Class

Photographs of Ms. Irwin’s 1st year Music class enjoying the new experience of learning how to play their new ukuleles. All Junior Music students and all Transition year students will learn how to play the ukulele this year. A big thank you to the Board of Management and in particular […]

Opening and Blessing of the Prayer Path

At last we got to open and Bless the Prayer Path. We were blessed with a day from heaven; bright and warm September sunshine together with the spectacular woodland scenery of the Abbey grounds. This set the scene for a most memorable occasion. Classical music was provided by John Tyrell, […]

Transition Year Trip to Delphi

On Monday morning the TY students set off on the College bus to Delphi arriving for lunch at 1pm. Delphi was COVID ready to accept our students and over the 3 days got to do the choice activities. On Monday afternoon, they were kitted out in wet suits and helmets […]