Camogie News

Camogie News

Camogie in the College has had a meteoric rise since its inception in 2010.  This year we won both the Senior C and Junior C Dublin Colleges League.  While many of our initial matches saw our teams enjoy comfortable leads, both finals were a true test of character and determination. The Junior final was played […]

Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Castleknock Community College fields teams that compete in the eastern region of The Basketball Ireland Post Primary Schools League. We enter teams into the Senior (under-19), Cadete (under-16), Minor (2nd years), and Junior (1st years) competitions. Each team competes against various secondary schools in the Eastern Region. This year the teams competed against Loreto Dalkey, […]

Hockey News

Hockey News

This year proved a successful year for hockey at Castleknock Community College. 2ND Year girls gained entry into the final of the Dublin league after a close semi final against Skerries Community College. Our defence was constantly tested during this match and some excellent keeping skills were displayed by goalie Sarah Smith maintaining the score […]

The Science of Green Fingers

The Science of Green Fingers

As part of the Horticulture Transition Year Module, Rang De Hide were lucky to take part in a workshop hosted by visitor the school, Mr Paddy Madden, an environmentalist, scientist, educator and lecturer in Marino  Institute  of Education.  Paddy discussed and demonstrated the science involved in Horticulture and showed the students how to test soil […]

Caffrey’s Chocolate Factory Trip

Caffrey’s Chocolate Factory Trip

This year, our 5th and 6th year LCVP students visited Caffrey’s Chocolate Factory in Walkinstown. The morning began with an informative talk applying the theory of business and enterprise to the Caffrey’s story. This was followed by an introduction to the history of chocolate and chocolate production. Students then took a tour down ‘chocolate avenue’ which led to a […]

A Trip to Dublin’s Past

A Trip to Dublin’s Past

On the 18th of April 2013 our class Rang Redgrave went on a history trip with our two teachers Ms Dunne and Mr McCorry. We started our day at Dublinia. Here we got a guided tour of their Viking Displays. The models of the Vikings were extremely realistic and were really enjoyable! We got to see things […]

Student Chaplaincy Team

Student Chaplaincy Team

As we write this article for Atrium we are putting the final touches to our preparation for the Open Day on 13th March. That day we will welcome young people and their parents to the Meditation Room. We have created a Prayer Journey so that people can experience various ways to pray during their visit. […]

Derry History Tour

Derry History Tour

On Friday 22nd of February, four teachers and 37 LC2 students set off from Castleknock CC to travel to Derry. The students are studying Politics and Society in Northern Ireland as part of their LC course and therefore this trip was of enormous benefit to them. Our first tour was of the Museum of Free […]

National Concert Hall

National Concert Hall

Our LC2 Music students visited the Salt Recording Studio in February and recorded individual and group performances. They each received a CD of these performances and were presented with them at the Leaving Certificate Musical Evening which took place in the Kevin Barry Room in the National Concert Hall in March. Here, the students each […]