Weekly Updates (20th October)

Business Studies Quiz

On Wednesday, 15th October, two teams of four students took part in the Regional Business Studies Quiz in Letterkenny. Sarah Monagle, Diane McGilloway, Oisin Bowyer an Darragh McKinley finished third overall. They each received a goody-bag and a €25 iTunes voucher. They will go on to represent the school in Dublin at the National competition in April. Well done folks!

CCS XC 2014

Donegal Schools Cross-country Championships photo album

CCS Cross-country Trials (Boys) photo album

Individual and Team Success for CCS at Donegal Schools Cross-country
CCS had a prolific day at the Donegal Schools Cross-country Championships on Friday, 17th October in Bunbeg, Gweedore. An impressive total of two individual medals and four team medals were brought back to Carn on what was an ideal day for cross-country racing.

Read more: Success at Donegal Schools Cross-country Championships

U16 Rugby Blitz 2014

The U16s Rugby team travelled to Letterkenny on Thursday, 9th October to play in the regional blitz for Pollock Cup Finals qualification.

Six schools from around Donegal were represented and each school played five games. CCS played St. Eunan's in the first game - a fast encounter with both sides showing good retention of the ball. Strong tackling from William Callaghan TYB on St. Eunan's No. 12 prevented a sure try and the game ended in a draw. The second game was against Magh Ena and the CCS lads proved to be much stronger, winning 10-0 with tries from Daniel Marzan TYB and Enda Callaghan 4H. 

Read more: U16s Excel at Donegal Rugby Blitz

Senior Girls GAA 2014

The Senior GAA girls took to the field for the first time this season on Friday, 17th November, recording a massive victory over Coláiste Ailigh. Ailigh admittedly arrived with a skeleton squad, but that shouldn't take away from CCS, who fought hard for the ball and turned defence into attack with every possession. Final score 8-15 to 1-3. Were Ailigh to have fielded a full strength team, the scoreline would almost certainly have been much closer. But the Senior girls have worked hard to reach this level. While tougher challenges lie ahead, the signs are good that the 2014/15 season could be one of the most competitive in years.

CCS v Coláiste Ailigh Senior Girls photo album

Spanish Exchange 2014

Spanish Exchange 2014 photo album

With a return trip to Spain imminent, we look back at the Spanish Exchange visit to CCS. Our friends from Jaén in the south of Spain joined us for a week in September and it was a fantastic experience for all involved! The exchange group spent the week in glorious sunshine, exploring all the wonders of beautiful Inishowen and Donegal, with trips to Derry and Belfast included in the programme. The farewell on Saturday morning was a very emotional one for all of the students :( The pupils and staff involved are very much looking forward to phase II of the programme next week, when they will join their "amigos Españoles" again in sunny Spain!

CCS Gweedore U16

CCS v Gweedore U16 GAA photo album

CCS 5-8 v 0-10 Gweedore

Match report to follow...

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