Category Archives: Castleisland Community College

Community College Girls Retain ETB County Basketball Title

Community College Girls Retain ETB County Basketball Title

There was great celebration Friday as a Castleisland Community College basketball team won its second county title in a row. The girls’ first year team took part in the Kerry ETB Basketball Blitz and repeated the success of 2017. Captain Kerry Kerry Costello captained the team to victory which was achieved with an outstanding display… Read more…

Community College Students in ESB National Safety Finals

Community College Students in ESB National Safety Finals

Three of Castleisland Community College Sixth Year Agri Science students have been chosen as one of the top four national second level finalists in the ESB Networks National Safety Challenge. The ESB Networks National Safety Challenge is proudly supported by Safe Family Farms, a joint initiative between ESB Networks and The Irish Farmers Journal. The… Read more…

Two All Ireland Titles in a Row for Community College

Two All Ireland Titles in a Row for Community College

Fifth year students from Castleisland Community College won the senior water category award in the national finals of the Eco Unesco Environmental Competition in Dublin on Tuesday. 4,000 Students Involved The Castleisland students and their teacher, Doreen Killington were among 320 entries this year and over 4,000 students from all around the country took part.… Read more…

The day Ciaran Fleming created space for Stephen Hawking in Davy Byrne’s

The day Ciaran Fleming created space for Stephen Hawking in Davy Byrne’s

The news of the death of the brilliant human being, Stephen Hawking this morning will have woken many to a cloud of sadness. With so much to fathom and understand about the wonderful world we live in and badly abuse. An Experience of a Lifetime A Castleisland man had a pint of stout with the… Read more…

Community College and Tidy Towns team up for Biodiversity Display

Community College and Tidy Towns team up for Biodiversity Display

Castleisland Community College along with Mary Walsh and Sheila Hannon of the local Tidy Towns committee have worked hard over the last number of months researching the biodiversity of the River Maine. Last year, Transition Year students from the college won a €1,000 prize-fund in the Regional Youth Award for their work on an environmental… Read more…

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 a… Read 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 big… Read 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 on… Read 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…

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Category Archives: Castleisland Community College

Community College Girls Retain ETB County Basketball Title

Community College Girls Retain ETB County Basketball Title

There was great celebration Friday as a Castleisland Community College basketball team won its second county title in a row. The girls’ first year team took part in the Kerry ETB Basketball Blitz and repeated the success of 2017. Captain Kerry Kerry Costello captained the team to victory which was achieved with an outstanding display… Read more…

Community College Students in ESB National Safety Finals

Community College Students in ESB National Safety Finals

Three of Castleisland Community College Sixth Year Agri Science students have been chosen as one of the top four national second level finalists in the ESB Networks National Safety Challenge. The ESB Networks National Safety Challenge is proudly supported by Safe Family Farms, a joint initiative between ESB Networks and The Irish Farmers Journal. The… Read more…

Two All Ireland Titles in a Row for Community College

Two All Ireland Titles in a Row for Community College

Fifth year students from Castleisland Community College won the senior water category award in the national finals of the Eco Unesco Environmental Competition in Dublin on Tuesday. 4,000 Students Involved The Castleisland students and their teacher, Doreen Killington were among 320 entries this year and over 4,000 students from all around the country took part.… Read more…

The day Ciaran Fleming created space for Stephen Hawking in Davy Byrne’s

The day Ciaran Fleming created space for Stephen Hawking in Davy Byrne’s

The news of the death of the brilliant human being, Stephen Hawking this morning will have woken many to a cloud of sadness. With so much to fathom and understand about the wonderful world we live in and badly abuse. An Experience of a Lifetime A Castleisland man had a pint of stout with the… Read more…

Community College and Tidy Towns team up for Biodiversity Display

Community College and Tidy Towns team up for Biodiversity Display

Castleisland Community College along with Mary Walsh and Sheila Hannon of the local Tidy Towns committee have worked hard over the last number of months researching the biodiversity of the River Maine. Last year, Transition Year students from the college won a €1,000 prize-fund in the Regional Youth Award for their work on an environmental… Read more…

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 a… Read 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 big… Read 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 on… Read 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…

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