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December First Friday Mass

Members of TY class participated at this mass with Tom Mckeon and Harry Duffy from 1st Year stepping into their new role as altar servers.   Fr. Liam celebrated the mass. Thanks to the Cistercian community and Br. Malachy for all their assistance with our celebration. Back row:  Oscar Gilligan, Sam […]

German Debating

On Thursday the German Debating Team won the second round of the GDI national debating competition. The motion for the debate was that mobile phones are necessary in class. The CCR team was proposing the motion and the Ursuline Convent Thurles was opposing the motion. Lorcan McDonnell was team captain […]

TCD Entrance Award

Conor Perry from Cork completed his Leaving Cert in our College last June and he received outstanding results in August. He is now studying Business, Economics and Social Studies (BESS) in Trinity College Dublin. Last Wednesday night TCD honoured the    students in 1st year who received excellent Leaving Cert results. […]

U-15 Hurlers win Tipperary Schools Hurling Final

CCR 7-5 Borrisoleigh 4-8 Our U-15 hurlers captured our first underage hurling title in many years with a deserving win over St Josephs Borrisoleigh. Borris got the first score from a free. CCR took over for the next 5 minutes and crashed in 3 goals. Sean Treacy was quickest to […]

Opening Mass for Academic Year 2018-2019

Dom Laurence celebrated our Open Year Mass for the Academic Year 2018-2019. The readers for the Mass were 6th year students. During November we remember the Dead. A Remembrance Book was placed in the front hall and staff, students and parents have added the names of the deceased members from […]


Last Thursday night saw the closing show of this year’s college musical “Les Misérables”. And what a run it was! With over 70 students involved with both cast, crew, orchestra and set design, it was one of the school’s most memorable shows. Led by Musical Director Mr. William Cullagh, Producer […]

Science Week 2018

This year National Science Week was held from the 11th – 18th November. Both 1st and 2nd years were in attendance in UL last Monday at the Xtra-Ordinary Science Show which was aimed at students of Junior Cycle Science. Topics such as Forces, Digestion, Acids and Bases and Energy were […]

UCD Entrance Scholars Awards

We would like to congratulate Liam Crowley and David McEvoy who were acknowledged by UCD as Academic High Achievers based on their Leaving Certificate results, both students sat their Leaving Certificate in 2018. The UCD Entrance Scholars are first year students recognised for their academic achievement who have achieved 560 […]

Manus Heenan and Abbey Bread – a Year’s Journey.

Manus Heenan is a Fifth Year student here at Cistercian College, and he is celebrating his first year in business with his company Abbey Bread! This time last year he embarked on a journey that was one of the highlights of the College and Monastic Community. Manus’ journey began when […]

Transition Year Update

The 2018-2019 transition year class began their year with a trip to the Delphi activity centre where they took part in a variety of team building activities, including raft building, a bog challenge and high ropes. This was the start of what has been a very busy half term, while […]