Author: Sean Hanley


Transition Year Play – Summer Lovin

The Transition Year play “Summer Lovin” is in full swing following three sell-out performances.

Tuesday 11.00 a.m – 1.00 p.m : Scoil Bhríde Primary school
Tuesday 7.30 p.m: Opening Gala
Wednesday 11.00 a.m – 1.00 p.m: Boys’ school and Templebreedy national school
Wednesday 7.30 p.m: Second night performance
Thursday 7.30 p.m: Closing performance

Transition Year Application form 2018/19

Transition-Year information night

Due to the inclement weather, the meeting scheduled for last Thursday has been rescheduled. The details are below.
The parents of students wishing to participate in the Transition-Year programme in Colaiste Muire in the next school year (2018-19) are invited to a brief information evening on Thursday, March 8th at 7.30p.m in the Demonstration room.
I will be giving a similar presentation to students on the same day to the students at 12.20 p.m in the Demo room.
Application for the Transition Year programme will be done online and will need to be filled out by Wednesday 21st March. The form can be filled out by logging on to The form will be open following the meeting. Students will need a code to log in. This code will be given to students on Thursday.

If a parent cannot make the evening, they can view the presentation here.TY presentation 201819

Scoil Chros tSéain 75th year anniversary

Crosshaven Boys National school celebrates 75 years this year. A range of commemorative activities are planned to mark the event. A group of Transition Year students and past pupils of the school are also preparing a booklet and we need your help.

We would welcome any photographs, stories and memories you may have of your time there. We would also like to hear from past pupils abroad so please share this post. All information can be e-mailed to great care will of course be taken with any photos submitted. We can also organize for photos to be collected and safely returned. Please share with as many people as you can, all information will be gratefully received.

Coláiste Muire Twitter

We are delighted to announce that we now have an official school Twitter account. We will be posting information and events relevant to our school. You can follow the page @colmuirechaven

or follow the link at Colaiste Muire Twitter Page

Wheelchair basketball

Congratulations to the Transition Year Wheelchair basketball team  who won five out of six games in the tournament today.


Biopharma visit

Science week – Second Year paper plane competition

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Transition Year Work Experience

Purposes of Work Experience

Student preparation for work experience

Parent preparation for work experience

Procedures for work experience in Coláiste Muire

Insurance details

Form for Placements outside of allocated times

Information for employers

Appendix E Parental consent

Work experience report



Science week in Coláiste Muire

Next week is Science Week. We are celebrating it with a range of activities.

On Monday all TY students will attend coding workshops in the school.

On Tuesday there will be a science treasure hunt for First Years.

Second Years will take part in a paper plane flying competition which will be held during science and PE classes throughout the week.

There will be science movies, factory visits and a science photography competition throughout the week which will involve most of the rest of the students.