Category Archives: Castleisland Community College

Lucy and Ruth through to Junk Kouture Regional Finals

Lucy and Ruth through to Junk Kouture Regional Finals

Castleisland Community College Transition Year students, Lucy Setterfield and Ruth Borgeat have reached the regional finals of the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture recycled fashion competition in UCH Limerick on March 9th. There, they will have 60 seconds to impress the judges on the catwalk. Importance of Recycling Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture is aRead more…

Croke Park Semi-Final Beckons for Community College Students

Croke Park Semi-Final Beckons for Community College Students

Five Transition Year students from Castleisland Community College have been selected to contest the semi-finals of the Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools’ Competition in Croke Park on March 14th. The students are: Denise Crowley, Paul O Connor, Liam Moloney, Conor O Sullivan and Robyn White. Students Worked Hard Under the directions of their teacher, Cáit McEllistrem,Read more…

Flour Power and Astonishing Designs at College Fair Trade Bake-Off

Flour Power and Astonishing Designs at College Fair Trade Bake-Off

“What an extraordinary, overwhelmingly positive response we had to our first ever Castleisland Community College Fairtrade Bake Off. “The number of cakes that were baked and the diversity in their design was simply astonishing,” was the delighted response of one of the organising / teaching staff members, Elaine Murphy at the college during the bigRead more…

Castleisland Prepares For Lip Sync Battle 2018

Castleisland Prepares For Lip Sync Battle 2018

Last year Castleisland AFC’s running of Lip Sync Battle was one of the most talked about local events of the year. A capacity crowd filled Castleisland Community Centre last April as 11 acts battled it out to be crowned Lip Sync champions. Freddie Mercury’s and Shakira Steve wowed the crowd and were crowned winners onRead more…

Red Oak and Time Capsule Complete 30th Year College Celebrations

Red Oak and Time Capsule Complete 30th Year College Celebrations

In the final act of its 30th year celebrations, teachers and students at Castleisland Community College also marked the winter solstice by planting a symbolic red oak tree in the grounds of the school. The end of the calendar year, in which the college celebrated the 30th anniversary of its relocation to its current base,Read more…

Community College Shoe Box Appeal Epitomises the Gift of Giving

Community College Shoe Box Appeal Epitomises the Gift of Giving

The Team Hope Christmas Shoe Box Appeal at Castleisland Community College goes from strength to strength every year. The college and its students began donating items a decade ago and had a target of 50 boxes. Ten years later, the school has reached 163 boxes this year with a €4 bonus in each box. TestamentRead more…

Cordal’s Lisa Fundraiser an Outstanding Success

Cordal’s Lisa Fundraiser an Outstanding Success

Last Friday night sure was a night to remember. We can’t thank everybody enough for such an awesome night. The event was a great success. A huge thanks to all of those who bought tickets and came on the night. By Paddy Flynn PRO We’d like to sincerely thank our organisers, volunteers and stewards whoRead more…

Minister Moran Made Aware of Castleisland’s Flooding Problems

Minister Moran Made Aware of Castleisland’s Flooding Problems

Kerry Independents TDs and brothers, Deputy Danny and Deputy Michael Healy Rae with Cllr. Maura Healy Rae and Cllr. Sammy Locke, met with Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief during his visit to Kerry this morning. Flooding issues in various parts of theRead more…

All Go With Water Explorers, Anniversary Celebrations and Fashion Show

All Go With Water Explorers, Anniversary Celebrations and Fashion Show

Right in the middle of last week, on Wednesday, a team of Transition Year students from Castleisland Community College won the national Water Explorer competition in Dublin. They will now represent Ireland in the international finals in London in October. A fact that Principal Carmel Kelly announced at the opening of the college’s annual fashionRead more…

Community College Fashion Show on Thursday Night

Community College Fashion Show on Thursday Night

Dedicated followers of fashion would be well advised to put this Thursday night, May 25th, in their diaries as Castleisland Community College hosts its annual fundraising Fashion Show at the River Island Hotel at 7:30pm. A great night is to be expected with both staff and students taking to the catwalk to raise funds forRead more…