Author: fmcmenamin

4th Year fundraiser for the Mercy Hospital Foundation

On Friday 16th Oct our 4th years were busy raising funds for the Mercy Hospital Foundation. One group helped with a street collection while another group organised a Jeans for Genes Day in the school. Red FM called in to give the efforts a boost and the Jeans Day raised just over €1,585 for bowel cancer […]


5th Year Day of Reflection

On Thurs 17th September all 5th year students attended a Day of Reflection in 3 different retreat centres around Cork: Nano Nagle Centre in Mallow,  Scala in Blackrock & Ennismore, St. Lukes Cross. During this day students participated in various activities including group work,  discussions,  meditation & Tai chi. The purpose of the day was […]


GLOHEALTH South Munster Schools Track and Field Championships in C.I.T. May 2015

Some photos our students who participated in the GLOHEALTH South Munster Schools Track and Field Championships in C.I.T. in May, congratulations and well done to all those who participated. [Show as slideshow]


Transition Year trip to Ballyhass Lakes

Some photos of our Transition years recent bonding trip to Ballyhass Lakes, Cork. [Show as slideshow]


Seachtain na Gaeilge 2015

Bhí Seachtain na Gaeilge faoi lán seoil i bPobalscoil Charraig Uí Leighin arís i mbliana. Bhain na daltaí go léir an-taitneamh as na himeachtaí difriúla – tráth na gceist, céilithe, ceol sa chaifitéire, comórtais difriúla agus go leor eile go háirithe an ceardlann iontach ó ‘Caith Amach É’. Bainigí sult as na grianghraif! Daltaí na […]


Success at the Young Scientist Competition

Congratulations to Eithne Byrne, Eimear Brady and Jodie Meehan who were awarded 2nd place in the Senior Category (Social and Behavioural Sciences) at the Young Scientist Competition recently. Also congratulations to our Fourth year team which included Orlaith Hickey, Caoimhe Coghlan and Rebecca Allenby who won an award for their project display. Their project investigated […]


All Ireland Pitch and Putt Champions

Congratulations to the school pitch and putt team of David Howard, Ian O’ Donoghue and Shane Livesey who were recently crowned All Ireland Champions. All three played superbly on the day to take the title by two shots, beating seventeen other teams from Munster and Leinster. [Show as slideshow]


New CCS Photography Club

A new photography club has been formed in CCS under the guidance of Mr Lyons, Ms McMenamin and Mr Cahill. It is hoped that a group of photography enthusiasts across all years can come together every few weeks to develop their interest and skills in all things photography related. New members are welcome, regardless of […]


National success for CCS in ‘Write a Poem Competition

CCS had two winners of the national ‘Write a Poem Competition’ run by the PDST recently. Cian Jefferies (6th year) won 3rd prize in the senior category and Jamie Connell (3rd year) was ‘highly commended’ in the junior category. There were 900 entries so these are worthy achievements. Congratulations to all involved. [Show as slideshow]


TY visit to ‘Fighting Words’ workshop

The 4.5 TY communications class took a trip to Dublin this April. We visited the Roddy Doyle writing centre called ‘Fighting Words’.  The students took part in a creative writing workshop facilitated by a small group of writers and post graduate students. Having worked in a group everyone then had the opportunity to write their […]


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