News & Events

Coláiste Rís students on the Louth Minor Team

Congratulations to Coláiste Rís students Fionn Cumiskey and Kieran McArdle who both played for the Louth Minor team in the championship win over Westmeath last Saturday, June 26th. We wish them the best of luck in their Leinster QF against Laois on Saturday July 1oth. Coláiste Rís agus Lú Abú.
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Coláiste Rís Tracksuit

Dear Parent/Guardian, Please see the attached information regarding the school tracksuit. This includes information on ordering and collection of the tracksuit. The school tracksuit is the only sportwear permitted to be worn on days when PE or school activities are scheduled. This includes the new crested leggings. Pdf-1
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New Coláiste Rís School Jacket

Dear Parent/Guardian, Please see attached, important information regarding our new Colaiste Rís School Jacket. This includes details on ordering and collecting the new jacket. A Colaiste Ris jacket will be the only jacket that students will be permitted to wear in school from September 2021. Pdf-1
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Virtual Science Summer Camps

The Walton Club @Trinity College Dublin are offering virtual Science summer camps for teenagers see the link for details: https://www.tcd.ie/waltonclub/virtual-camps-STEM.php?fbclid=IwAR15vXeut1HiMSGcx3Uv-w0obo7nDwxkHkGKC2uaNC4W3LbwxlRt4ewyRlo
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Transition Year 2020/ 2021

Please see attached video of TY memories for the year: https://youtu.be/fvV1DKviCtE
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German poetry competition winner

Congratulations to Daniel Duffy, who won second prize in the category 5th years at the nationwide German poetry competition hosted by the German Teachers Association of Ireland. We are very proud of Daniel! Gut gemacht!
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Gaisce Awards

Here is a message of congratulations from Gaisce to our TY students who achieved the Bronze award, see video link: https://youtu.be/cjPAQqrz-QU
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Booklists 2021/ 2022

Please see the link below for next years booklists: http://colaisteris.ie/parents/booklists/
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TY German

TYs are showing off their German language skills as well as their knowledge about German fairytales and the Brothers Grimm. They created their very own fairytale comics and they did a fantastic job!!
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Guidance Newsletter

Dear Parents/ Guardians/ Students, Please find attached the guidance newsletter to help support your transition to the world of work and college. Kind regards, Mr. Mc Nicholas. Pdf-1
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Transition Year Musical Video 2021

The transition Year 2021 Musical Group: This year our TY musical group had to approach things a lot differently than most years. Through the hard work, resilience, and determination of this group, they were able to put a music video together of their work throughout the year against all odds. We are very proud of...
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Trinity College Support

Dear Parents, Guardians, Studnets, We hope that you are keeping safe and well, as we come to the end of a challenging year for us all. Before term ends, we wanted to remind you and your students that our resources remain available online, that we’re offering drop-in sessions for CAO applicants in June, and to...
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PE Kit 2021

From September 2021, school PE kit will be compulsory for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Years and only school branded kit is acceptable. Existing kit (if it still fits) is perfect. The new style full 3 piece kit will be available to purchase online in the summer for €60 (we will let you know...
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Outgoing 6th years: TY memories

Here is a short video of some of our outgoing 6th years back when they were in TY, the video is courtesy of Ms Lawless. https://youtu.be/BliUylUTJRo
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Advocacy Group

Colaiste Ris Advocacy Group would like to thank Dundalk Credit Union for its generous support
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“All or Nothing”

1S have been looking at the life of Sr Clare Crockett and how though her motto of “All or Nothing” she was able to overcome difficulties and challenges and had no time for mediocrity in her life. Sr Clare was an example of someone who put Gods will and serving others before the needs of...
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1R complete “Clued-in Programme”

Congratulations to the class of 1R who completed the Clued-in programme in collaboration with Dundalk Credit Union.  The programme teaches students about personal finance and their relationship with money. It also teaches them about credit unions and the benefits of being a member of a credit union. The students really enjoyed the programme and everyone...
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Stress Management for Students/ Parents Guardians- Exams, Sleep, Worrying about the Future

Dear Students/ Parents/ Guardians, Here we look at different ways from Jigsaw to cope with some of these stresses whether you’re a young person or are supporting a young person in your life. Link: https://careersnews.ie/jigsaw-a-guide-to-managing-stress/ Kind regards, Mr. Mc Nicholas. Guidance Counsellor.
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UCD Virtual Summer Camp

Dear Parents/ Guardians/ Students, We are delighted to invite you to the UCD Virtual Summer School that will take place online from 8th–11th June 2021. Prospective students, parents and International students are invited to join us online for some information packed, interactive webinars where they can meet lecturers, current students and ask questions to find...
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2nd Year German:

Language is all about communication! The 2nd year students practiced useful shopping dialogues. We decided to not keep them for ourselves, but to share them with you. What is important when recording a video? Speak clearly and loudly. This sounds easier than it is. We had to speak extra loudly in order to make the...
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