Plant Sale 2013

Plant Sale 2013

The anual CCC Plant Sale was another huge success this year, thank you to all involved. Photos of the event are now available on Facebook at the link below https://www.facebook.com/pages/CCC-Plant-Sale/351491814972004

Doodle for Google

Doodle for Google

This year saw another wonderful success story develop in the Art Department.   Second Year student Paul O’Neill entered a very accomplished design for the extremely popular ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition.  This is a national competition where students are invited to enter a design based on the infamous Google template.  This year’s theme was ‘My Invention….’. […]

TY Trip to Bundoran

TY Trip to Bundoran

The T.Y. students of 2013 greatly looked forward to the annual TY trip to Bundoran, and for the majority it lived up to their expectations. We headed off on a Thursday morning in April on the long bus journey from CCC to Donegal. On arriving to Donegal Adventure Centre we unloaded our bags from the […]

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 […]