News and Events

  • This year's junior rugby team finished off their season with a blitz against local schools in the Dundalk area. Many thanks to Dundalk RFC for hosting this occasion and to all those who helped. The boys had an enjoyable day out and are looking forward to next season already.
  • Transition Year students collaborated with the Old Dundalk Society on a local history project about the life and career of Blackrock athlete Peter McArdle, a past pupil of CBS. They have worked for months under the guidance of society members Frank O’Callaghan and Patricia Whelan and their hard work came to fruition last Thursday evening. The students presented a well-researched and interactive lecture about the Peter McArdle story to an audience in the Dundalk museum. Liam Whately, Ethan Doherty, Feidhlim O’Callaghan and Bea Gonnelly represented Coláiste Rís very well and we thank them for their work. They are pictured with […]
  • Congratulations to the TY students who achieved their Bronze level Gaisce The President's Award during Transition Year.  Gaisce is the most prestigious youth award in Ireland and it is a challenge to young people from the President of Ireland to realise their potential.
  • Congratulations to our nominees and award winners from Transition Year.   The Enterprise award nominees were Cara Lynch, Anna Johnson and Jack Clare.  The overall winner was Jack Clare. The Contribution to school life award was given to John Callaghan, Luke Matthews, Clodagh Sharkey, Niamh Cawley and Kayla McGuill. The nominees for Spirit of TY were Fionnuala Johnston, Conán Fox and Conor Caraher.  The overall winner was Fionnuala Johnston. Congratulations!
  • We celebrated the graduation of the Transition Year class of 2021-2022 yesterday evening.  It was a wonderful opportunity for our TY students to showcase their work over the past year.  Thanks to all TY students, their families and staff members who attended to celebrate with our TYs.
  • The Senior Art students traveled to Dublin yesterday to visit the "Van Gogh An Immersive Journey" exhibition at the RDS followed by a visit to the Hugh Lane Gallery. It was a fantastic day had by all.
  • Congratulations to Jack McLaughlin 4Q who competed in the TY Duathlon last Wednesday.  Organised by Louth Local Sports Partnership, Louth County Council, Louth PE Teachers Network, An Garda Siochana and Setanta Triathlon Club, this event was open to all TY students in Louth.  It consisted of a 0.8km run, a 8.6km cycle and a 3.3km run. Well done, Jack!
  • TY students enjoyed a day of team games and activities at Clogherhead beach on Thursday.
  • CAO applicants urged to check and confirm their account information before it’s too late The Central Applications Office (CAO) has begun emailing all applicants who applied to CAO by 1 February this year. (Applicants who applied using the late application facility will receive an email later in the month). This email is referred to as the Statement of Application Record email. The email instructs applicants to log in to their CAO account to confirm that all of their personal details, examination information, exemptions (if any) and course choices are recorded correctly on their accounts.   If there are errors or […]