Waters and Communities Awards Deadline on July 23rd

Waters and Communities Awards Deadline on July 23rd

Details have arrived of a recently introduced competition run along the lines of Waters and Communities Award and the TidyTowns Competition 2021. The River Maine walk signage and general awareness raising work done by Castleisland Community College and the local Tidy Towns group makes them, at least, ideal entrants for this competition. Greatly Enhanced River-Walk …

Community College Students ‘Busy as Bees’ on Meadow and Garden Project

Community College Students ‘Busy as Bees’ on Meadow and Garden Project

Castleisland Community College students are Busy as Bees with their Wild Meadow and Irish Garden Planting Project. “Transition year students at the college have been engrossed in learning about the importance of biodiversity and the bee population,” said project mentor and teacher, Doreen Killington. Field Trip Along The Maine Mary Walsh of Castleisland Tidy Towns…

Community College Joined Up Thinking with Tidy Towns and Ecologist

Community College Joined Up Thinking with Tidy Towns and Ecologist

The Castleisland Community College Transition Year students applied for and received a grant from Community Foundation Ireland to work with ecologist Brendan Kirwan. The purpose of the grant is to improve the biodiversity of the town. Areas of Potential They have surveyed the town and decided that the areas with the greatest potential were the…

Community College Debaters Win Final With Their Motion

Community College Debaters Win Final With Their Motion

Messages of congratulations are being showered on the Castleisland Community College debating team which competed in and won the Castleisland Interagency Youth Forum final against Saint Patrick’s Secondary School. The final took place in the Ivy Leaf Theatre on Wednesday. The community college team passed the motion: ‘That alcohol causes more harm than illegal drugs…

School Debate Opens Alcohol in Castleisland Conversation

School Debate Opens Alcohol in Castleisland Conversation

The Ivy Leaf Arts Centre, Castleisland will play host to a debate between transition year students from two local second level schools on this Wednesday morning, December 4th from 10am to 12:30pm. Student teams from St. Patrick’s Boys Secondary School and Castleisland Community College will debate the motion ‘Alcohol Causes More Harm Than Illegal Drugs…

College Awarded Ambassador Status for Positive Mental Health

College Awarded Ambassador Status for Positive Mental Health

Members of Castleisland Community College Student Council were delighted to be presented with the Ambassador Schools Status for their work with positive mental health issues at the college.  The presentation was made at The Kings Inn in Dublin last week. Students, Grainne Spillane and Konrad Kloskowski were accompanied by Link teacher, Juanita Lovett as they…

Castleisland Community College Awarded Amber Flag Status

Castleisland Community College Awarded Amber Flag Status

Castleisland Community College Student Council members and teachers were delighted to learn earlier this week that they had been awarded the Amber Flag for promoting positive mental health in their school. Promotion of Positive Mental Health The Amber Flag initiative aims to encourage schools and colleges, clubs, societies and organisations to promote and actively bring…