Principal's Welcome

Colaiste Chríost Rí - Principal's Welcome Fíorchaoin fáilte go Coláiste Chríost Rí, scoil bunaithe ar an gcultúr Gaelach agus ar dearcadh na Críostíochta. 

Welcome to Coláiste Chríost Rí, an all-boys school founded by the Presentation Brothers and committed to their educational vision.

This vision views education as much more than the preparation of students towards success in the workplace although it shares the concerns of all parents that this should be a fundamental aim. In this regard our history of academic achievement, characteristically impressive, speaks for itself. However, to excel in this alone would be, for us, a limited achievement.

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Papal Nuncio visits Coláiste Chríost Rí.

 Visit of his Excellency Most Rev. Charles Brown, Papal Nuncio, to Coláiste Chríost Rí.

Jimmy Crowley graces stage of his Alma Mater

 It was a case of coming home for musician Jimmy Crowley this week as he returned to his alma mater Coláiste Chríost Rí to play a series of short concerts there during seachtain na Gaelige. Jimmy, who is based in Cobh, was educated in the Capwell school during the 1960s and has since become a household name for his folk music. He performed the first concert in the school’s recently refurbished theatre using the built-in sound system and lighting.

CCR Best School in Athletics

Coláiste Chríost Rí won the Best All-Round school at the Minster Cross Country Championships last weekend. It was last won by CCR in 1988. Well done to all the athletes and coaches.

CCR Basketballers in All-Ireland 1/4 Final

Coláiste Chríost Rí Under-16 Basketball team make the journey to Connacht this weekend for the 1/4 Final of the All-Ireland Basketball competition. The event takes place in athenry CO. Galway. Come-on Turner's.

World Champion Race Walker Rob Heffernan (Past Student)

Ireland has six world champions at athletics, a significant number for such a small nations out of the world’s population 7 billion. Even more significant is the fact that 2 of those are past students of Coláiste Chriost Rí in Cork. This week Robert Heffernan, the current World Champion at the 50k walk paid a return visit to his alma mater and received an overwhelming reception from a gathering of over 800 in the school’s state-of-the-art sport hall.

All- Ireland Maths Champions

We've done it again!

CCRí students are the best at Maths in Ireland. Our team of Kyle Malone, Paul Ryan, Cathal Hourihan and Chris Mintern beat 15 other teams who had qualified through regional qualifiers to win the George Boole Cup. The final was held at the University of Limerick last weekend. The win is the latest in a series of successes for the Cork school. Congratulations to maths teachers Dave Mahony and Susan O' Connell.

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Celebrity chef to visit CCR

 Celebrity chef Neven Maguire wil host a cookery demonstration for CCRí on Wednesday April 25th 2012 at the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork. Ticket are €20 with the proceeds going to the school's Horticulture project. Secure your seat now!   Phone: 021-4274904


Recent Successes

 What a month! Críost Rí teams have won the All-Ireland Science Quiz, the Team Math competition and the UCC Electronic Engineering Quiz. It was the third year in a row that the Capwell students won the latter. In addition Liam Hurley, a 5th Year student has qualified for the Rotary All-Irelad Young Chef competition.

On the sports field CCRí has won the best all-round team in the Munster Atheltics competition. They will now go forward to the All-Ireland. 

Críost Rí Tops Again

Coláiste Chríost Rí has done it again! In the 2011 leaving Certificate one of its 6th Year students, Stephen O' Brien, score 8 A1s. Only 10 students out of 58,000 in Ireland achieved the same feat. Stephen featured in all the national newspapers and also appeared on television. Well done to Stephen and his excellent teachers.

Overall the Críost Rí result were very impressive with school scoring well above the National average. 

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