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Wellbeing week October 8th-12th 2018

Well-being week will take place from October 8th-12th 2018. The schedule for the week will follow.

This form is form TY students interested in helping out in the week.


Culture week in Coláiste Muire 2018

Culture week will take place in Coláiste Muire next week from 18th-21st September.



Tuesday 18th of September

German quote- intercom
2nd Year French Breakfast

4B African Drumming 9:30-10:30

1B & 1C African Drumming 11:00 – 12:00
1A African drumming 12:00 – 1:00


Wednesday 19th of September

Spanish quote – intercom
L.C. Art students Glucksman guided tour  9:25 – 12:20
Transition Year Cinema to see Irish Film “Black 47.” 11:00 – 3:35


Thursday 20th of September

Italian quote – intercom

Screening of “Loving Vincent” for 5th Years. 8:45 – 10:45 Assembly Hall.


Friday 21st of September

Nigerian quote – Intercom

Fundraiser for Zambia School’s Project – (Get official title from Eleanor) No Uniform day. Students to wear either colours of another country or sports jersey of another country/county.

World music to be played over the intercom at break time
1A & 1B (1/2) Cultural Dance Workshop 11:00 – 12:00
1B (1/2) & 1C Cultural Dance Workshop 12:00 – 1:00

Colaiste Muire Schedule 2018/19

Please find links below for book lists and a calendar for the next school year 2018/19.

An interactive calendar can be found here.

1st Year Book List 2018

2nd Year Book List 2018

6th Year Book List 2018

5th Year book list 2018

Calendar 2018/19

Beat the queue

New to Coláiste Muire is the “Beat the queue” app.

Students or parents can pre-order lunches from Centra Crosshaven which will be delivered to school at lunch time.

A team of Transition Year students are coordinating the initiative.

All you need to do is log into the “beat the queue” app using your debit card. Parents can order on a student’s behalf.

When ordering, we request that “CM” be put after your name.

To register, please log in here.

Look out for the latest special offers.

The Beat the Queue team will be at the front of the school at lunch time if there are any queries.

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

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

Science week – Second Year paper plane competition

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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.

Transition Year students complete their Outdoor Adventure week

Transition Year students have completed their Outdoor Adventure week in Kerry. Students were based in two centres in Aghadoe and Cappanalea. They took part in activities such as kayaking, abseiling, campcraft, raft building and navigation.

All students camped out on Thursday night before returning home on Friday. See more here