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Founder's Day - 2019

Monday 20th May, 2019


On Wednesday, 15 May, we celebrated Founder’s Day in St. Colman’s Church Macroom. Mass was attended by the students of De La Salle College and St. Colman’s Boys National School, teachers, retired members of staff, past pupils and parents. This year was of great significance as we celebrated the Tercentenary of the death of our Founder...

Lord Mayors Cup Blitz - 02/05/19

Sunday 12th May, 2019


A selection of De La Salle footballers who will be competing for places on next year's senior football panel participated in the Lord Mayors Cup earlier this week. Over the course of the day, each team played four 24 minute games. De La Salle kicked off against Chríost Rí, and despite being level at half time, lost out to a score line of 2-5 to...

Peer Mediation

Sunday 12th May, 2019



The peer mediation program for Second Year students facilitated by Alec Coakley this year has come to an end and has been extremely beneficial to the students. They have developed skills that will hugely benefit them in their day to day lives. The skills of listening, negotiating, bargaining and debating that they have learnt through role play has enhanced...

Summer Exams

Thursday 09th May, 2019


The timetabe for the Summer Exams can now be found in the student section of the website.

Young Reporter for the Environment

Friday 05th April, 2019


Michael O' Riordan first year is the winner of the in school 'Young Reporters for the Environment Competition'. He is now going to be entered into the national competition. Michael has done his bit by making this excellent video, the school hopes to help share and spread Michael's important message and help him in his national campaign....

Hurling Blitz

Thursday 04th April, 2019


On Wednesday, April third, the under fourteen and a half hurling team took part in a county hurling blitz in the impressive Pairc Uí Chaoimh. The stadium and 4G pitch didnt overshadow the excellent display of hurling shown on the day. De La Salle had some impressive wins which qualified them for the shield semi- final, the top two teams qualifying for a...

U16 1/2 Football - Match Report

Friday 29th March, 2019


14/3/2019De La Salle Macroom vs St.Colmans FermoyVenue: St.MichealsMunster quarter final u16 ½After a convincing win over Hospital, Limerick, hopes were high amongst the De La Salle team going into the game. The confidence was clear to see as corner forward Kieran doody found the net after just 2 minutes of play from a rebound. Another goal was...

Parents Association Quiz

Friday 29th March, 2019


The annual Parents Association Quiz was another successful and enjoyable night this year. Fifth and sixth class students from the local primary schools along with first and second year boys from De La Salle took part in the quiz. With twenty six tables competing and plenty of spot prizes there was a great atmosphere in De La Salle College. A tie breaker round...

Italian Exchange

Thursday 28th March, 2019


De La Salle first years and their families hosted a group of 38 Italian boys and girls in their homes last week. We are delighted our exchange with the Italian school in Marcallo con Casone, near Milan in Italy, is still going strong fourteen years after its inception. The Italian group was accompanied by their school principal Ms. Mana Grazia Pisoni, and...

French Exchange

Tuesday 26th March, 2019



Bon Voyage to our fourth year French Exchange pupils who set off for Bordeaux yesterday, Monday 25th!

Seachtain na Gaeilge i gColáiste De La Salle “Beatha Teanga í a labhairt”-Bhí Seachtain na Gaeilge faoi lánseoil an tseachtain seo i gColáiste De La Salle. Bhain idir dhaltaí agus mhúinteoirí taitneamh agus tairbhe as na himeachtaí a bhí ar siúl le linn...

Cork City Supporters Club has kindly donated a signed jersey by Cork City players to De La Salle College. The donation was made in memory of our colleague the late Mr. Pat Gould who sadly passed away in September last. A representative of Cork City Supporters Club, John Kennedy visited the school to present the jersey to the school. Pat was a huge Cork City...

Green Schools Update

Friday 08th March, 2019


NEAT STREETS TALK WITH TY STUDENTS On Thursday last, the Transition Year students who are in the process of receiving their ‘Gaisce President’s Award’ were treated to a very informative, useful and beneficial talk from a guest speaker from An Taisce, the organization that runs ‘Neat Streets’, an anti-litter and waste...

De La Salle Tercentenary Pilgrimage

Tuesday 26th February, 2019


U14 Football

Friday 15th February, 2019


Cork u14 B Football League 1Coláiste an Chroí Naofa 3:05 v Coláiste De La Salle 8:09 De La Salle began their highly awaited u14 football campaign in a cold and blustery Carrignavar on the 14th of February and the game lived up to its expectations. A strong attacking performance supported by a resilient defensive effort led to a...

U16 Football

Friday 15th February, 2019


U16 Championship De La Salle 5-12 Coachford College 6-5. All roads led to Kilmichael last Monday as De La Salle kick started their U16 Championship campaign against local rivals Coachford College in thrilling fashion. De La Salle lined out from right to left on a soft Annahala pitch in the first half with a light breeze behind them, however they were unable to...

TY Road Safety

Monday 11th February, 2019



The TY students have been taking part in a module run by the Irish School of Excellence. The module seeks to educate the pupils on driver education and road safety. This week the pupils got plenty of practical experience from changing a tyre to getting behind the wheel. The pupils also put on their ‘beer goggles’ to investigate the effect alcohol...

All-Ireland Scholarship

Monday 11th February, 2019


Students and Staff are very proud of our past pupil Mr. Eoghlan Clancy. Eoghlan is a recipient of an All-Ireland Scholarship funded by Mr. JP McManus and administered by the Department of Education and Skills. Eoghlan received this prestigious scholarship based on his excellent performance in his Leaving Cert in 2018. The scholarships apply for the...

Debating

Thursday 31st January, 2019


Congratulations to De La Salle’s debate team who defeated Mount Saint Michael Rosscarbery on Tuesday last, on the motion ‘The Global Population Time Bomb is being Defused’. The students have taken part in 4 debates but will, unfortunately, not progress out of the league phase of the Concern Debates Programme. Issues debated this year...

TY 'welness' winners!

Tuesday 29th January, 2019


Daragh Kiernan, Barry Glavin, Kevin Kelleher and Alex WoodThe TY students participated in a 'Life Skills' module last term. The Students, pictured above, came out on top after teams competed in a range of team events from 'tug-of-war' to 100m sprints. Well done to all!

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