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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Connor Ellis lines out for The Republic of Ireland

on January 27, 2015

On Monday 26th of January 5th Year student Connor Ellis lined out up front for The Republic of Read More→


BT Young Scientist 2015

on January 23, 2015

Congratulations to the Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrai young scientists who competed in this year’s Read More→

Strike Notice

on January 19, 2015

CETB strike letter Read More→

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CPB young pioneers travel to ‘Cork on Ice’

on January 19, 2015

On Wednesday 14 January Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí Young Pioneers travelled to the ‘Cork on Read More→


3rd year information evening.

on January 19, 2015

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


3rd year Information Evening

on January 15, 2015

Dear Parent/Guardian, Please be informed that the Subject Option Information Evening scheduled Read More→


Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrai Closure due to ‘Status Red’

on January 15, 2015

Dear Parent/Guardian Due to the late inclusion of County Cork in the list of counties for Read More→