Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí

Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrai (Bantry Community College) was established through the amalgamation of St. Goban´s Bantry and Ardscoil Phobail Bheanntrai and now caters for over 697 post primary students and has a staff of approx 60.

On Tuesday 11th October 2011 the doors of our new state of the art college opened for the first time to welcome students.



The college was officially opened on March 30th, 2012 by Seán Sherlock, Minister for Research & Innovation. Speaking at the official opening Minister Sherlock said :

I am delighted to see that these resources include information and communications technologies, multi media learning laboratories, science laboratories, woodwork and engineering rooms.


The college operates under the co-trusteeship of  Cork Education and Training Board and the Diocese of Cork and Ross.

The College is co-educational and multi-denominational.


Mission Statement:

“In partnership, through a comprehensive curriculum, we aim to provide quality teaching and learning in the pursuit of excellence, to promote intellectual, spiritual and personal development in an atmosphere of respect thus enabling students to contribute positively to their community”







Latest News


Christmas Talent show Thursday 18th of December.

on December 18, 2014

There will be a Christmas Talent show on Thursday 18th of December in CPB PE Hall. Show will Read More→

U15 Soccer

1st year and under 15 soccer round up.

on December 11, 2014

Impressive Cup Victories for 1st Year and Under 15 Soccer Teams Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrai are Read More→

under 20 boys

Senior Soccer Roundup.

on December 11, 2014

Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrai's Senior Soccer team have ended 2014 on a very positive note by Read More→


3rd year information evening.

on December 11, 2014

Dear Parent/Guardian, Please be advised that the 5th year subject option/Transition year and Read More→

u 19 ladies

Under 19s Ladies Football

on December 5, 2014

Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrais u19 ladies made history yesterday as the beat Boherbue to advance to Read More→

nd Yr Home Ec students & Ms Horgan at the English Market