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Musica Vivit 2018

On Thursday May 3rd, the students and staff of CCRs Music department took to the grand stage of The University Concert Hall, Limerick once again for the annual music concert- Musica Vivit.  This year, the music department staff, led by Mr William Cullagh brought a record number of students to […]

National Student Entrepreneur 2018

Congratulations to Transition Year student Manus Heenan who yesterday was  awarded  “National Student Entrepreneur 2018” after he won 1st place in the Senior category of the competition, in addition to being the overall winner he was awarded the prize for most creative use of social media. His project “Abbey Bread” was […]

The Barry Nash Memorial Hurling Competition

The annual Barry Nash Memorial hurling competition  was played on Wednesday afternoon. Barry and his two brothers Cathal and Diarmuid were all past students of Cistercian College. All three brothers were keen hurlers and their father Jim was a prominent member of  the Hurling Support Committee. Tragically Barry lost his life in 2014 […]

Academic Awards 2018

On Tuesday last May 1st the College hosted the Annual Academic Awards, the entire school community attended the awards. This annual event recognises the academic achievement and the classroom and study hall commitment of the student body. Awards were presented to: Vladimir Nikulin – The Haugh Cup for Science Lorcan […]

Fr. Peter Garvey Memorial Lecture

On Friday night Mr. Brian Cowan, former student and former Taoiseach, delivered the keynote speech at the inaugural Fr. Peter Garvey Memorial lecture held in the Recreation Hall. In his speech Brian gave his reflections on the Good Friday Agreement – 20 years on. Fr. Peter’s family were all in […]

Sherry Cup

On Wednesday April 25th the Sherry Cup music competition was held in the Recreation Hall at the College. There were several entries both in the Junior and Senior categories, the competition was of a very high standard making it difficult for the adjudicators to select winners. For the audience it […]

TY Trip to Italy

At 2 a.m. on Friday morning last a group of 22 TY students left the college to catch the 7 a.m. flight to Milan to begin their 4 day tour. First stop was the city of Milan, fashion capital of the world, where they had time to stroll in the […]

The Gold Medal Debate

The 2018 Gold Medal Debate took place in The Centenary Room  of the college. The following sixth year students took part in the debate,   David McEvoy, James Dillon, Thomas Martin and Conor Perry. Each speech was of a very high standard, which made adjudication very difficult. However, David McEvoy emerged as […]

TY Build a Bank launch

On the 12th of January 2018, the Cistercian College Build a Bank team officially launched our bank with Junior House and Transition Years in attendance. Bank Manager, Shane Connolly, and Director of I.T., Adam Lambkin, both spoke excellently as they explained the team’s ambition for the year. Adam, the director […]

BSTAI Junior Cert Business Studies Award

  On Wednesday March 7th Bill Burns, a Transition Year student, received an award from the Kemmy School of Business in the University of Limerick. This ceremony was held in the University’s concert hall and the awards are presented to students in recognition of receiving an A grade in  Junior […]