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


Late Registration Available!!!

on October 2, 2014

Spanish for Beginners: Late Registration Available – 2 places left – Course starting Tuesday Read More→

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Under 14 boys football

on September 29, 2014

Coláiste Pobail Bheantraí had a comfortable victory in the first round of the Cork Post Primary Read More→

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Transition Year Collection for ‘Simon Community’

on September 24, 2014

Transition Year Class 1 will be collecting in Bantry town on behalf of the Simon Community on Read More→

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John Lonergan – Parenting Teens – Bantry Oct 2nd

on September 11, 2014

PRESS RELEASE Parents AssociationColáiste Pobail BheanntraíBantry Co Cork FOR Read More→


Blue Shield Campaign 2014

on September 9, 2014

Tell your school about bullying confidentially. Check out the top right hand tab on the Colaiste Read More→


PA Update for Parents

on September 9, 2014

Dear Parent/Guardian. With the start of the new school term the Parents Association would like Read More→