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Certified Irish Angus School Competition

A huge well done to the students who represented the College in the final of the Certified Irish Angus school competition, which was held in Croke Park on Wednesday the 4th of March. The team members included Lorcan Mullen, Joseph Coffey, Patrick Sheeran, Jonathon Flynn and Simon O’Keefe. The students […]

TY Prayer Path Project

The woods over at the Abbey were again a hive of activity today as the boys joined Fr Aodhàn and Mr Smyth to continue great progress. It is impressive to see the boys taking on this quite strenuous job and they do it with great banter and good fun. More […]

New Project Room

On Sunday evening last the Project Room was officially  opened by Mr Ronnie Culliton.  This room will be used by Junior students  working on their Classroom Based Assessments, it will allow them to work in small groups and to use technology to assist their research. The College would like to […]

Cultural trips for International TY Students

Our International TY students had an action packed few days last week with various different excursions. They had a day on an equine farm in Kilkenny, they got to feed the horses and take part in activities there. It was a good bonding experience for the students. There was a […]

Senior Irish Debating Team

Comhghairdeas!! Tá ár mbuachaillí ag dul ar aghaidh go dtí an Craobh Réigiúnach i gceann cúpla seachtaine!! Táimid an-bhródúil as Eoghan, Cian agus Manus!! Our senior debaters competed in Kilkenny last night and they have now qualified for the regional finals of the Gael Linn debating competition. Well done to […]

Annual Careers Morning

  The College hosted its Annual Careers Morning in the Recreation Hall on January 18th. Past pupils shared their insights into their careers with our senior students during one to one meetings with them. This information will help the Leaving Cert students in their course selection when completing their CAO […]

UL Physics Revision Course

  On Monday of this week the Leaving Cert Physics class attended a revision course in the University of Limerick with their teacher Mr. Grealish. Storm Brendan did nothing to dampen their enthusiasm! The practical section of the Physics course accounts for 30% of the exam. Students got the opportunity […]

TY students at BT Young Scientist 2020

Transition Year Students at Cistercian College presented their research on Genetic Engineering at this year’s BT Young Scientist Exhibition at The RDS in Dublin. Caleb Faughnan, Oliver Feely and Pablo Gutierrez represented Cistercian College at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS with their project titled: ‘An exploration […]

Presentation to St Vincent de Paul

Today the proceeds from the bucket collection held after Sunday’s Carol Service were presented to the St. Vincent de Paul. Conty Cunningham, President and Tony Brennan Treasurer of the Roscrea branch of the St Vincent de Paul visited the College and were presented with a cheque of €3000 by the […]

College and Monastery join for Annual Carol Service

  On Sunday our Annual Carol Service was celebrated in the Monastery Church and it was an outstanding success. This event is one of the highlights in the College calendar and involves a collaborative effort from all stakeholders – monks, staff, parents, students and past students. The Church was packed […]