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TY students at BT Young Scientist 2020

Transition Year Students at Cistercian College presented their research on Genetic Engineering at this year’s BT Young Scientist Exhibition at The RDS in Dublin. Caleb Faughnan, Oliver Feely and Pablo Gutierrez represented Cistercian College at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS with their project titled: ‘An exploration […]

Presentation to St Vincent de Paul

Today the proceeds from the bucket collection held after Sunday’s Carol Service were presented to the St. Vincent de Paul. Conty Cunningham, President and Tony Brennan Treasurer of the Roscrea branch of the St Vincent de Paul visited the College and were presented with a cheque of €3000 by the […]

College and Monastery join for Annual Carol Service

  On Sunday our Annual Carol Service was celebrated in the Monastery Church and it was an outstanding success. This event is one of the highlights in the College calendar and involves a collaborative effort from all stakeholders – monks, staff, parents, students and past students. The Church was packed […]

PPU Gold Medal

On Sunday the President of the Past Pupils Union Mr. Conor Brady presented the PPU Gold Medal to Peter Dillon from Thurles. The medal is presented each year to the student who received the highest results in his Junior Cert. Congratulations to Peter on this outstanding achievement, he is photographed […]

Miraculous Medals

The First Years underwent the Rite for investing in the Miraculous Medal today. Ms. Anne Harrington provided the medals and the leaflets on the Miraculous Medal and all First Years gladly received them with thanks on the 13th December in Cistercian College Roscrea. They visited the statue of Our Lady […]

Christmas Celebrations for International Students

  Our international students wanted to create something special and to celebrate Christmas together before they depart for home next week. They decorated their classroom, put up the tree and organised the Kris Kindle draw. They set a price limit on gifts and they used their time wisely when in […]

Díospóireacht an Phiarsaigh

Last Tuesday evening, the senior debating team together with their Irish teachers Ms. Dooley, Mrs. Cody and the Deputy Principal Mrs. Smyth travelled to Na Piarsaigh CLG for Babhta 2 of the Gael Linn Debating Competition. Our team of three senior students were debating “i gcoinne” the motion of – […]

Eagle returns home to Mount St. Joseph!

The Eagle that was missing from the right hand pier at the front entrance has been reinstated. The Eagle is the symbol that represents the College’s motto “Let the mind be in heaven while the body dwells upon the earth.”

Commemorating Dom Malachy Thompson’s Ordination

Last Friday a presentation to commemorate Dom Malachy’s Ordination took place on the College grounds. Attended by members of the Monastic Community, Staff, Parents and Students, proceedings commenced with a tree-planting ceremony. The significance of the  young oak tree being planted near the location of the longstanding great old oak […]

Senior League Final

Good luck to our SCT who take on Gonzaga in the Senior League final on this Wednesday 11th December in Donnybrook at 4pm. The boys have played some excellent rugby en route to the final. Captained by Bill Burns (Birr), the squad have been a good example of the benefit […]