School News

Is it ever finished? By Yinka Adedokun

Yinka Adedokun, Balbriggan Community College, age 17 wrote this article as part of the Young Reporters for The Environment While I was out with one of my friends, I noticed that she was vaping, so I took the opportunity to ask her.  “What will you do with it when you’re finished?”  She replied, “I don’t know...

TY Trip to Carlingford Adventure Centre

On 27th April a group of TY students with some former TY students from last year went for an overnight trip to Carlingford Adventure Centre. It involved a 26km hike over the 2 days and Skypark. A great trip was had by all. Thanks to Ms. Buckley for organising this trip.

TY at Science Hub Trinity College Showcase

In collaboration with Trinity College Dublin , Balbriggan CC TY group embarked on research project on Sustainability. The results of the project were showcased in trinity College on 29th April at which the Provost visited along with other academics interested in the area of sustainability.

Farewell Cait

The staff and students of Balbriggan Community College wish our friend and colleague Cait Shirran all the best in her retirement.  After an incredible 42 years, Cait is closing the door to her office on Friday for the last time, and heading for pastures new.  Cait has been a dear friend to all staff, present...

Film Making Course

Third years recently had a chance to get creative with a two-day film making course, run by renowned West End House School of Arts. Facilitator Gavin Cleland led an intense course on all aspects of film making and guided them in devising and filming their own short films. Our students did us proud and really...

Senior Cycle Subject Choice Career Fair

Our Transition Year and 3rd Year students recently attended our Senior Cycle subject choice fair. They had an opportunity to hear about option subjects at Leaving Certificate from their peers. Senior cycle students gave their perspective on subjects they are currently studying which is always beneficial to help with this important decision. Students had a...
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