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Visit from Manchán McGann
16th May 2016
Local journalist, travel writer and politician, Manchán McGann paid a visit to the College today to talk to students about his experiences as a travel writer and environmentalist. The talk was organised by the Irish Department and a lot of the talk was given in Irish. Manchán...  
History Trip
16th May 2016
To round off an exciting year in the classroom, first year students were treated to a trip to Athlone Castle and the Luan Gallery to see everything they have covered in real life. The trip, organised by the History Department gave the students an insight into life in the Stone Age, Early...  
Causey Farm Trip
16th May 2016
Thanks to the Irish Department, second year students were treated to a trip to Causey Farm recently. The trip provided students with an insight into Irish culture and rural life. Along with this, students built their communication skills(in Irish) with teamwork activities. Students spent...  
Artist visit
5th May 2016
Last week, 5th year art students were treated to a unique Casting Workshop given by artist, Mel French. The workshop ran over four days and gave the students a valuable insight into the art of casting. Students were pushed artistically over the course of the four days and made the most of...  
Workplace Wellbeing Day
10th April 2016
Earlier in the year, students took part in a range of activities for Positive Mental Health week. This week however, the focus was on staff as a group of teachers at Castlepollard Community College took part in Workplace Wellbeing Day. During the lunch break on Friday a group from the college...  
Rugby Success
10th April 2016
Congratulations to Third Year students Samantha Nolan and Aoife Earle who played for Mullingar RFC Ladies U15 in the Leinster Final on Saturday afternoon last in Donnybrook. The Mullingar side capped an undefeated season with an impressive win against Naas RFC in the final. The midlands...  
Successful TY Coaches
2nd April 2016
Transition Year students have been busy over the last term enhancing their leadership and coaching skills on the playing field. Under the tutelage PE teacher, Ms Harrison, the students students went through an intensive coaching programme which built on their understanding of rugby. The...  
St Patrick's Day Parade
2nd April 2016
Castlepollard Community College has always had a huge part to play in the local Castlepollard St Patrick's day parade and this year was no different. With the help of Michael Cassidy and Art teacher, Ms Mimnagh, the school put an award winning float together last year. This year with the 1916...  
New Equipment for the Hockey Team
3rd March 2016
Thanks to the outstanding support from our Castlepollard Community College Parents' Association, the College has been fortunate to receive a new set of goal keeping pads for the hockey team. This is an expensive but essential part of the game and it gives a huge boost to a sport growing...  
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