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UCD Entrance Scholarship Awards 2019

Congratulations to Billy Foley who received an Entrance Scholars Award from UCD. The UCD Entrance Scholars are first year students recognised for their academic achievement in achieving 560 points or more in their Leaving Certificate. Billy is studying Actuarial and Financial Studies in UCD. Billy’s two older brothers James (LC […]

Brother John McDonnell RIP

Brother John McDonnell OCSO died on Tuesday afternoon. He was in his 88th year and in the 67th year of his monastic profession. Brother John and Brother Oliver worked together in the monastery bakery making the famous monastery bread that was enjoyed by all – monks, students, staff and members […]

All Shook Up

Since returning from midterm break, cast, chorus and stage crew have been very hard at work preparing for our annual musical. This year’s production is ‘All Shook Up!’ a new musical based on the chart topping hits of Elvis Presley. Set in1950’s America, All Shook Up tells the story of […]

Bro. Oliver Tyrrell RIP

                Brother Oliver Tyrrell OCSO died peacefully this morning. Students and staff joined together at morning prayer in the college chapel and prayed for him and for the monastic community. Brother Oliver and Brother John both worked together for years in the monastery […]

Open Day

On Friday Oct 11th we had a very successful open evening and live-in weekend. If you couldn’t make it, don’t hesitate to book an appointment to visit the College on 0504 23344.

Leinster Athletics Combined Events Gold🏅

      Three of our 1st year athletes competed in the Leinster Athletics Combined Events held recently in the National Athletics centre in Abbottstown. Robert Carney had an outstanding day and earned a gold medal having topped the leader board with his combined scores in the Long Jump, Shot […]

Message from the Chairman of the Board of Management

“A bright future beckons. The onus is on us, through hard work, honesty and integrity, to reach for the stars.” Nelson Mandela We used this quote from Nelson Mandela two years ago to describe our plan for CCR and it continues to apply to CCR to this day. The current […]

Two Shanes selected for national school squads!

Congratulations to Shane Mallon, 6th year, who was selected for the squad of the Irish U18s schools rugby team. Also congratulations to Shane Connolly, 6th year, who was selected for the extended squad of the Irish U19s schools rugby team. Shane is recovering from surgery at the moment and we […]

Junior Certificate Results

Congratulations to all the students at Cistercian College who  received their Junior Certificate results today. There were scenes of great joy and relief from them after the long wait . Students this year had to wait over 3 weeks longer than in previous years.