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Proverbs in Irish

Congratulations to our Head of Irish, Dr Garry Bannister, on his latest excellent book, Proverbs in Irish, published by New Island Books. An additional Columban connection is that pupil Tania Stokes has supplied the colour illustrations. In the words of the publishers: “Proverbs are like people – they can be humorous, sad, old, young, even […]

Warden’s Thoughts 10

People often remark to me that moving to Dublin from the far north of South Africa must be very strange. Until June last year I was running a school on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, just outside a ‘wild west’ town called Vryburg. The children at the school often came from abusive backgrounds, many […]

Hector McDonnell

A soiree with Hector McDonnell, on Tuesday, 21st March, 6.30pm for drinks and dinner. 8.00pm lecture.  (Tickets for the dinner and drinks are 15 euros each; please contact Cathy Boobbyer at cboobbyer@staff.stcolumbas.ie if interested). This year as part of Arts Week we are fortunate to be holding an exhibition of one of Ireland’s most successful contemporary realist painters. Hector […]

Polocrosse

  The SCC polocrosse team scored a fine victory in miserable conditions winning 10:2 against Wesley college. The team comprised: Helena Brauchitsch, Theresa Elverfeldt, Katie Nixon, Ella Noeldeke, Emily Torkington, Ofelia Masango and Lea Horsch.

Vacancies for Teachers

The College is currently advertising for three teaching vacancies from September 2017: Head of Mathematics, Teacher of French, and Teacher of Irish. See our Vacancies page for more details.

Dr Justyna Pyz

We congratulate wholeheartedly our colleague Justyna Pyz on being awarded her doctorate earlier this year. Justyna has been awarded a Doctorate in Anthropology from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. Her thesis is entitled “Beginnings of accommodation in India. Mission in Madurai 1606-1656” It’s about Roberto de Nobili, an Italian Jesuit missionary in India. He was […]