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 670 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


School Calendar 2014-2015

on June 22, 2014

  School Calendar 2014-2015 Read More→


Book lists for school year 2014-2015.

on June 22, 2014

1st yr book list word 2014- 15 2nd yr book list word 2014- 15 3rd yr book list word 2014- Read More→

lc grads web

Class of 2014 Graduation

on May 29, 2014

The graduation night took place on Thursday 22nd of May. There was a mass, graduation ceremony and Read More→

Rugby girls and coach

Girls U15 Rugby team compete in Munster 7s competition.

on May 20, 2014

Congratulations to the girls  U15 Rugby team on winning the Munster 7's competition. Both Read More→

AVIVA Munster Schools Track & Field Championships – CIT, May 17th

on May 20, 2014

Well done to the following school athletes who qualified from the South Munster competitions, to Read More→



on May 20, 2014

CODERDOJO Club finished after a very successful first year in Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí. Read More→

HPS Art Competition Winners web

Health Promoting School Art Competition Winners

on May 19, 2014

Michelle Nganguia, I FionnBarra, 1st , Kate Crowley , 1Aine, 2nd produced a piece of artwork Read More→