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Díospóireacht an Phiarsaigh 2019

On Tuesday evening 26th February 2019 , the Cistercian College Senior Irish Debating Team continued our proud public speaking and debating history by securing a well-deserved win in the Díospóireacht an Phiarsaigh 2019 Regional Semi-Final, qualifying through this stage alongside with the girls of Kilkenny College. Our boys were blessed […]

German Debating

The German debating team took part in the third round of the All-Ireland Debating Competition (the final 16 teams) on Friday 25th January against a very good opposition from CBC Cork. The debate was held in the beautiful Glucksmann Library in the University of Limerick. The CCR team had to […]

Careers’ Morning

The College hosted its Annual Careers Morning in the Recreation Hall today. Past pupils shared their insights into their careers with our senior students during their one to one meetings. This information will help the Leaving Cert students in their course selection when completing their CAO forms next month. A […]

Díospóireachta an Phiarsaigh

On Thursday night our Senior Irish Debating Team progressed to the 3rd round of the All-Ireland Competition. Our motion was ‘Sárbhliain a bhí againn in Éirinn anuraidh’ – we had an excellent year in Ireland last year. Luckily we were in favour of the motion and Jacob Faughnan began with […]

Physics Revision Course

The Leaving Cert Physics class attended a revision course this afternoon in the University of Limerick with their teacher Mr. Grealish. The practical section of the course accounts for 30% of the exam. Students get a hands on experience in the University’s laboratories and complete all 24 experiments. This is […]

Top Junior Certificate Student Receives Gold Medal

On Sunday the President of the Past Pupils Union Mr. Fergal Keane presented the PPU Gold Medal to James Dunne. The medal is presented each year to the student who received the highest results in his Junior Cert. Congratulations to James and to his family who joined him for the […]

Presentation to St. Vincent de Paul

At last Sunday’s Carol service a bucket collection was held outside of the Monastery church in aid of St. Vincent de Paul. Today Conty Cunningham, President of St. Cronan’s Conference, and John Lupton, Regional President of St Vincent de Paul, visited the College and  were presented with a cheque of […]

Gael Linn Díospóireachtaí an Phiarsaigh 2019

Our Senior Irish Debating Team sailed through to Round 2 after a well fought debate in the Ursuline on December 6th. They fought off competition from Scoil Chríot Rí Portlaoise and Heywood Community School. The boys were one of two teams to progress to the next round of the competition, […]

School Tour to Vienna, Salzburg and Munich

On Thursday 6th December forty-seven students, five teachers and two gap students boarded a 2 a.m. bus for Dublin airport for a five day tour to Austria and Germany. The group flew to the Slovakian capital, Bratislava, which is just an hour away from Vienna and we checked into our […]