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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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→


Cork County Comhairle na nÓg

on March 25, 2015

On Thursday the 6th of November four members of the student council attended the annual Cork County Read More→

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Mini Sevens Tag Rugby Blitz!

on March 24, 2015

A Mini Sevens Tag Rugby Blitz will be held on Friday 24th of April, in aid of 'Make a Wish Ireland' Read More→

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Accommodation Required!

on March 24, 2015

Accommodation is urgently required for the cyclists on the night of May 4th 2015. All that is Read More→

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Discover Schools Heritage competition

on March 20, 2015

Congratulations to the students of TY2; Eimear Downey, Laura Cato, Grace Crowley and Tadgh Read More→

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Ladies Under 19 footballers advance to County

on March 20, 2015

Well done to Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraís u19 ladies football team who beat Midleton to advance to Read More→