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Our Mission Statement
To provide a caring Christian Education, in a community of pupils, staff, parents and management, where each individual is valued as a unique human being.

Welcome to Coláiste Choilm,
Tullamore.


Welcome to our website. We invite you to browse through the site and get a sense of our ethos and educational philosophy.
Coláiste Choilm is a Catholic Voluntary Secondary school with a long and proud history of educational provision in Tullamore.We place our students at the centre of the educational process and build our structures and supports around them. We are very fortunate to have a state of the art facility with excellent resources and dedicated teachers. We place great emphasis on the spiritual, intellectual and personal development of our students and we pride ourselves on the pastoral care and support that we provide for them.
As you browse through these pages you will get an insight into the daily practical ways that we live out our ethos and educational philosophy.

Thank you for visiting our site and we hope that you enjoy the experience.



Gearóid O' Regan
Deputy Principal

Colin Roddy
Principal



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BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2016

Congratulations to Daniel Carroll  TY, who won 1st Place in the Intermediate Individual Biological Ecological Sciences category in the Competition with his project 
"Courses For Horses; feeding performance horses as nature intended"
Daniel won a special award from the Vetinary Council of Ireland and was also selected for the BT Boot Camp that takes place later this year.

Congratulations also to Ciarán O hAoláin who was competing with his project
"Carefriend - Smart Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit"
 and received a commendation in the Senior Individual Technology Category.

Well done to the lads who have represented the school to a very high statndard. 

We are extremely proud of them and also a big thanks to Mr. McGlynn who organises and facilitates the the event here in school
 
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Coláiste Choilm Presents 

‘For One Night Only – A musical walk through time’ 
is a huge success

The show was held on Wednesday 16th in the Gym to a big audience who were given a great nights entertainment.
The show was a walk through time starting in the 50's with Elvis  right up to the present moment with Ed Sheerin and included songs from each decade.
Any show of this nature requires a lot of organisation and coordination. Ms. Hogan, Musical Director was ably assisted by both staff and students. 
All the different aspects of the schow from costumes and makeup to stage management was excetional and seemless.
 The talent on show was amazing and it was great to see the lads enjoying themselves on the stage.

Well done to all of the lads who took part in the show.


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Leinster U16 (B) Hurling Champions 2015
 
Congratulations to the U16 Hurlers who won the Leinster Championship Title on Friday 11th December beating Scoil Aodháin, Dublin, 1-20 to 3-2.
This was history in the making for Coláiste Choilm as this is our first time winning this title.
Well done to Mr. Molloy and to Mr. Guinan who coach the team.

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Kearney Awards 2015
Congratulations to this years winners who received their awards on Saturday 21st November here in the school at a function organised by the Parents Association.
The awards are based on the 2015 Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate Exam results. This is an occasion when we acknowledge and reward excellence.

 
Leaving Cert Gold:          Niall Byrne
Leaving Cert Silver:         Daire Murphy
Junior Cert Gold:            Callum Bergin
Junior Cert Silver:           Daniel Carroll
Frank Wynters Award:     Conor Gannon
Pat Carty Award:            Paul O’ Toole
Anne Ryan:                    Daire Murphy
Conradh na Gaeilge:        Cian Matthews

Daire Murphy and Niall Byrne also received Entrance Scholarship Awards from UCD in recognition of their achievements in the Leaving Cert.
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INDIA IMMERSION PROJECT 2016
The India Immersion project is up and running again for Feb 2016. Thirteen students, two past participants and two teachers will travel to Mumbai India for two weeks in Feb. While there, the students will work in Shelters for Street Kids, Mother Theresa Homes and other Outreach centres dealing with the poorest of the poor. This is the seventh Immersion Project undertaken by the school and is indeed a busy and exciting time for all involved. A lot of work and preparation will be put in to the project over the next few months and a number of fundraising events will take place. The help and support of the whole school community would be greatly appreciated.
 Salaam Mumbai
 India Group
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Ecology/Biodiversity
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