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”







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Adult Education/Night Classes

on July 3, 2015

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Book Lists 2015-2015

on June 15, 2015

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Transition Year Graduation

on May 28, 2015

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Student Council Update.

on May 26, 2015

  This year has been a very busy one for the Student Council.  Following our visit to Read More→


5th year LCVP raise over €200.

on May 20, 2015

5th year LCVP Class walk 11km and raise over €200 for the local Co-Action group. Well done to Read More→


Letter to Parents re State Exams.

on May 20, 2015

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Summer Exams 2015

on May 6, 2015

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