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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FAI School’s Munster Senior Challenge Cup

on October 21, 2014

Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí travelled to Mallow to face Patrician Academy in the opening group Read More→

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Under 15 Boys Soccer

on October 21, 2014

The Under 15 team boys' soccer team gained a hard-fought win over local rivals Clonakilty Community Read More→

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Digital Photography Night Class

on October 14, 2014

Digital Photography classes with Eileen O’Leary for Beginners and Advanced starting Tuesday 21st Read More→

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CPB under 14 footballers comfortable win over MICC

on October 13, 2014

The Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí footballers are through to the semi – finals of the U 14 B Read More→

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Under 15 Boys Munster Football Championship

on October 13, 2014

The boys Under 15 Football Squad got their Munster Football Championship campaign off to winning Read More→

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Transition Years organise Sports Day.

on October 10, 2014

This years Transition Year have started brightly by organising two sports days for First and Second Read More→

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Mixed start for Senior Boys Basketball

on October 7, 2014

Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrai Senior Boys Basketball team have had a mixed start to their season after Read More→