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Father Éanna Henderson RIP

Sadly at the age of ninety-two Father Éanna passed away last Saturday the 10th of March 2018. Today would have been his ninety-third birthday. He entered Mount St Joseph Abbey on the 10th of October 1943, made his solemn profession in 1948 and was ordained a priest on the 25th […]

Camp CCR

This could be the perfect time to book some summer adventures! Fun and action packed adventure Summer Camps for boys and girls aged 5 to 15.

Leinster Rugby Senior Cup Quarter Final

Leinster Rugby Senior Cup Quarter Final February 20, 2018 Cistercian College 29 St. Mary’s 32 What a thrilling game we had yesterday. We started strongly but St. Mary’s scored first from a penalty. It was then our turn to take the lead for the only time with a super try […]

And the IFTA goes to a CCR past student

The IFTA Film and Drama Awards took place at Dublin’s Mansion House last Thursday night, with Saoirse Ronan, John Connors, Victoria Smurfit and Liam Cunningham taking home awards. Everyone who was anyone was there including President Michael D. Higgins. One of our own, John Hand from the class of 1983 […]

Canonisation of Pope Paul

His Holiness Pope Francis announced last Thursday February 15 that Blessed Pope Paul VI will be made a Saint later this year. He was born Joseph Batista Montini and reigned as Pope from 1963 to 1978 succeeding Pope John XXIII. He also published an important church document, “Humanae Vitae,” in […]

Cistercian College Roscrea Build a Bank

On the 5th of February the Cistercian College Roscrea Build a Bank embarked on a journey to Cork for the AIB Build a Bank competition for Transition Years. We had prepared well in advance for the presentation, however with the loss of two of our team members our two substitutes […]

Leaving Cert Results

Finbarr Crowley receives the highest results of his class in his Leaving Cert. He is photographed with his Mum.   Padraig Blake received the second highest results of his class in his Leaving Cert results. He is photographed with Mr. Grealish, Dean of Studies.

Gurteen College Visit

The 5th year agriculture class visited Gurteen on Monday of this week for a private tour of the agriculture college. The boys were treated to a tour of the working farm which has one of the only remaining educational pedigree dairy herds left in Ireland. A Q&A session with one […]

Barry Nash Memorial

The Barry Nash Hurling Memorial is fast becoming the highlight of the College sporting year. Yet again we were treated to a feast of hurling in the sunshine. All games had a one score margin and the final was as good a game as seen in many years. Scariff looked […]