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

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‘Cycle Against Suicide’

on May 5, 2015

We would like to thank the following businesses who were extremely generous in their donations to Read More→

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U19 Ladies win the Senior County Final

on April 30, 2015

On Tuesday April 28th Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí’s U19 Ladies won the Senior County Final v Read More→


‘Afternoon tea’ at Sea View Hotel

on April 30, 2015

On 29th April Ms O' Leary's and Ms Wiseman's 5th Home Economics classes went to Sea View House Read More→


‘Scifest 2015′

on April 24, 2015

Students from rang 2 Aine participated in this years Scifest in CIT on Friday 17th April. " Read More→

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‘Scents of Home’ at the National Enterprise finals

on April 23, 2015

'Scents of Home' consisting of TY students Emma Spillane & Hannah Kelly represented CPB at the Read More→

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

on March 27, 2015

Seachtain na Gaeilge took place in Coláiste Pobail from the 3-17th March. Over the course of the Read More→

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Sponsored Cycle for Trocaire 2015

on March 25, 2015

On Thursday 19 March 17 TY students cycled to Glengarriff from Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí to Read More→