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School Bank

Wednesday 13th November, 2019


Our fourth years have been running the school bank over the last two weeks. This is giving our students an opportunity to open a charge free student account, set up in school. The response has been great, well done to the fourth years for excellent organisation.

Mental Health Month

Tuesday 12th November, 2019


On Wednesday 7th November De la Salle had the privilege of welcoming Dublin Senior Footballer Philly McMahon to speak to Senior Cycle students. It’s fair to say staff and students alike were enamoured with Philly’s life story and his simple, yet effective advice on how to deal with adversities. Philly spoke about growing up in a poverty...

Enrolment 2020-2021

Thursday 07th November, 2019


Enrolment of First Year Students for 2020-2021The Closing date for applications (25th Oct 2019) has now passed. All available places have been filled with no spare capacity remaining.Further application requests will be placed on a waiting list.

Corn Ui Mhuiri - First Round Match Report

Wednesday 06th November, 2019


De La Salle started their senior football campaign with the Corn Uí Mhuirí first round in Mallow on Wednesday October 23rd against a strong Clonmel side.De La Salle got off to a good start with Jack Kelleher scoring two early points. Shortly after Chris O’ Connell played a great ball through to Dylan Twomey who hammered it into the...

Bishop Crean

Tuesday 05th November, 2019


Thursday before mid-term we had a visit from Bishop William Crean. We would like to thank him for his visit and his kind and wise words.The animation team in De La SalleDe La Salle Student CouncilBishop Crean visits KAL House

Positive Mental Health

Tuesday 05th November, 2019


Welcome back after the midterm break. During the month of November we will be focusing on promoting positive mental health and well being. There will be a variety of workshops, guest speakers and many health related activities ranging from boot camps to advice on healthy eating. On Wednesday next Dublin footballer Philly McMahon will address the senior...

Local History Talk

Thursday 24th October, 2019


3rd year local History talk with Dr Con Kelleher. Con gave a fantastic presentation on the Macroom Workhouse Union, 1843-1921. An interesting but sad part of Irish History that has ties not only to the local area but to the school. Part of the original workhouse building is still standing behind the school within the hospital grounds. Thanks to students,...

Parish Mission

Thursday 24th October, 2019


Macroom is hosting a Parish Mission in St Colman’s church this week. The Mission is being led by the redemptorists. Niall Foley a lay person gave a talk on Wednesday morning about the Parish Mission and also brought his guitar and got the lads singing!

School Shop

Wednesday 23rd October, 2019


Just to let ye know, from the 25th to the 28th of October O'Neils will be giving an exclusive discount of 20% off all O’Neills club shop merchandise. The link to the school shop can be found uner Home on the website.

Maths Week

Wednesday 23rd October, 2019


Congratulations to everyone who entered the 1st year Maths poster competition for Maths week last week. Well done to Ryan Siju (1B) who was the winner of the competition with a fantastic creative and educational poster.

Senior Football Result

Wednesday 09th October, 2019


Well done to our senior footballers who defeated Skibbereen today on a score line of 4.12 to 1.6. They will face Hamilton High in the next round of the Simcox Cup.

Fourth Year Hike

Wednesday 09th October, 2019


The transition years went on their annual hike alone the old Kenmare road. This is a beautiful walk just off the ring of Kerry from Derrycunnihy Church to torc waterfall. They were accompanied by teachers Mr. Fleming and Mr. Declan Murphy and were sure to have learned a massive amount about the ecology of the area along the way....

First Years Ballyhass

Wednesday 09th October, 2019


The first years had a great bonding day last Friday in Ballyhass Lakes. They braved the weather, donned their wetsuits and spent the day doing a range of activities including an inflatable obstacle course on the lovely lake in Ballyhass!

TY Workshop with Bernard Casey

Wednesday 09th October, 2019


The Transition Year students had a very enjoyable day today taking part in a Drama workshop with comedian Bernard Casey. They actively took part in improvisation, movement, dialogue, group work and sketch composition in both Irish and English, definitely a few potential actors in the making here in DLS!...

Senior Football fixture

Tuesday 08th October, 2019


De La Salle will kick off their Simcox Cup campaign in their opening round against Skibbereen CS tomorrow.Kick off 11am in Ballineen.

Junior Cert Class 2019

Friday 04th October, 2019


Well done to all students who received their Junior Certificate results today. This included our first students to graduate from the L2LP in KAL house, well done Amy and Kevin!

Jim Quinn, RIP.

Friday 04th October, 2019



The death has occurred of our dear friend and colleague Mr. Jim Quinn, RIP.For the past 20 years Jim was a daily visitor to our school, sharing his athletic experience with our P.E. department and coaching our athletics students in track and field. His pleasant disposition, sense of humour, positivity and encouraging nature made him a very popular person in...

Start of School Mass

Sunday 29th September, 2019


On Wednesday last, September 24th, our start of year mass was held in St. Colman’s church. Students, teachers, retired staff, parents and friends of De La Salle joined together to pray for a safe and successful year for the students filled with good health and happiness. We remembered the Late Mr. Pat Gould, our former colleague and teacher,...

Update from our ASD classes

Sunday 29th September, 2019


Our two ASD classes have started off the year with a bang. As well as following the Level Two Junior Cert Programme, they are completing weekly music workshops with Sheila from the Lee Valley School of Music, swimming and gym sessions in the Castle Hotel and have commenced their weekly trips down to the library. Looking forward to great year ahead!...

Geography Trip

Sunday 29th September, 2019


Our sixth year students took part in their geographical investigation study of the Owengarriff River in Killarney National Park. The day involved studying various aspects of the river and the boys, donned in wellies, got stuck in! This study and the project they are to complete is worth 20% of their overall Leaving Cert geography grade. It was also a great...

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