Once again the success of the Coláiste Chríost Rí Mathematics team is to be celebrated.
On Friday evening last, the team of Marc A'Chnoic , Aindrias O Liatháin, Seaic O Conchúir and Maitiú O Coigligh , under the expert guidance of Ms Susan O Connell, achieved First Place in the Cork Regional Final of the Senior Maths Competition , 2019.
The students, pictured here with Ms O Connell, emerged victorious in competition with twenty one other schools. from the city and county.
The boys will now represent the school in the All-Ireland Senior Maths Final in NUI Maynooth in March 2019.
This type of success requires talent, support and dedication and we thank the boys, their parents and especially Ms O Connell for the incredible work she has consistently put in over many years.
The entire school community is justifiably proud of all her achievements over the years and long may it continue.
On that note, we wish the students every success in Maynooth in March.
Taking time out a busy schedule, we had a special opportunity for a photograph this morning.
This man has an extremely busy schedule at this time of the year and we really appreciated him taking the time out to bestow seasons greetings.
So thank you Daithi!
The other man, of course is Santa!!!
Coláiste Chríost Rí are County Under 19 Basketball Champions.
Following a four year wait, we are delighted to congratulate the players and mentors for this fantastic achievement.
In a thrilling match they beat Bantry by a score of 59-45. A great achievement bearing in mind that our opponents hadn't lost a match in 15 months. A fantastic team performance with Fiachra Cronin scoring 24 points, Sean Foley 17, Craig Sweeney 11 and Luke Horgan 7. Well done we are extremely proud.
Particular thanks to Ms Deborah Hennessy as well as Mr Aris Pyrowolakis for their incredible committment and dedication.
A really proud day for the school!!
On Friday last, and just ahead of Science week, Dr Aidan Quinn of the Tyndall Institute in Cork addressed the Fifth and Sixth Year Chemistry students in our Library . He gave a lecture and demonstration on Nanotechnology. It was a great occasion and the students learned first hand about the areas of both Microchip and nanotechnology. Dr Quinn would be well known to some of the students as a member of Nemo Rangers and that, added to the fact thae we have always had a great working relationship with the Tyndall Institute resulted in a very enjoyable day in the school. Our thanks here to Ms Joy Callanan and Ms Aoife O Donovan, Science teachers for organising the event.
Its been a great year for the St Finbarrs footballers, as well as the Imokilly hurlers, as both teams won the Cork County Championships this year.
It also provided a unique opportunity for two teachers in Coláiste Chríost Rí. No sooner had John Cronin starred for Imokilly in their hurling title win than Jamie Burns was part of a Barrs team that won their first football county for almost thirty- five years.
The school was proud recently to have both trophies on site. It’s truly unique to have two teachers in the school with counties on the table in both codes in one year.
Pictured here are Jamie Burns (St Finbarrs Football Champions) Mr Daithi Ó hAodha (Deputy Principal , Coláiste Chríost Rí ) and John Cronin (Imokilly Hurling Champions)