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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 […]

South Leinster Athletics Championships

CCR had an impressive haul of 12 medals in the regional championships. This event is spread over 2 days with Minor and Junior on day 1 and Inter and Senior on day 2. There were many star performers over the 2 days in the CCR singlet. On the track Darragh […]

Cian Yonet Budding Artist

Cian Yonet joined CCR as a 5th year student.  Even though he was late joining the Leaving Cert Art class his teacher Mr. O’Donoghue worked with him to encourage and guide him in building up a portfolio of pieces.  Their hard work paid off as Cian was recently accepted into […]

Fr. McVerry Visit

On Thursday the 9th of March Fr. Peter McVerry visited the school to speak to all third year students. He spoke passionately about the nature of the work that he does for vulnerable homeless youths in Ireland and how he actively advocates for those who have no voice in society. […]


“I feel that it is when there is a crisis, when times are most difficult, is when the tenacious and powerful fighting spirit of CCR is most vibrantly displayed. When our backs are to the wall that’s when Roscrea men dig deeper and pull through.”


“Gavin Duffy is one of our greatest all-round sportsmen from Rugby to Gaelic Football but perhaps lesser known as an All-Ireland Champion Hammer Thrower.”


“CCR caters for all individuals with a diverse range of talents and each individual’s talents are nurtured and developed to enable everyone achieve their potential. More than anything else, this is what makes me proud to be a CCR man.”


“It seems to me, that if there’s one change from beginning to end that really says it all, it’s 12-year-old me asking my parents “Why am I going to this school?”, to the 18-year old simply saying “Thank you”

Careers Morning

Twenty two past students attended this morning’s Careers seminar. All of our current senior students had the opportunity to have one to one meetings with past students in the careers of their choice. A huge thanks to the past students who gave of their time this morning and support this […]