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St. Columba’s Comprehensive School will endeavour to:


Provide a curriculum appropriate to all students in a safe & caring environment.
Foster a spirit of co-operation and mutual respect between students, staff and community.
Enable each student to reach his/her full potential.
Promote the development of personal responsibility founded on honesty, justice and truth.


We hope to achieve our aims by recognising, developing and rewarding the inherent  good in all our young people.


These aims are encapsulated in our school motto:


“Mol an Òige agus tiocfaidh sì”


Latest News

Pupils and ex pupils feature in re-enactment of War of Independence ambush

September 30th, 2016

As part of this year’s Glenties Harvest Fair Festival a large crowd of people gathered to watch a dramatic re-enactment of the Kilraine ambush when, on the eve of the Anglo-Irish Treat, a party of RIC and Black and Tans were attacked by the local IRA. Pupils past and present were prominent in the re-enactment bringing a […]

The annual “Comp” staff versus pupils football match.

September 26th, 2016

The annual “Comp” staff versus pupils match took place recently with another enthralling and very skillful game on the school field. The pupils emerged as victors on the score sheet – but the staff were presented with the trophy and have it on display in the staff-room – “possession in nine tenths of the law” […]

Night classes at St Columba’s Comprehensive Autumn 2016

September 13th, 2016

      All courses run every Tuesday night, 7.00pm-9.00pm starting   September 20nd       Enrolment Tuesday September13th 7-8pm Course Title Duration Cost Concession Intermediate and Beginners Computers 8 weeks €110 €80 ECDL Start Progression Module 1 8 weeks €190 €160 Conversational French 8 weeks €110 €80 Tai Chi 8 weeks €110 €80 Mindfulness […]

Carl McHugh back at Wembley: former Comprehensive student shines in play-off’s.

May 17th, 2016

Carl McHugh is back at Wembley, the  former Glenties Comprehensive student gives a man of the match performance for Plymouth Carl McHugh: Plymouth Argyle ‘better prepared’ for League Two play-offs   Carl McHugh was part of the Bradford City squad that won the League Two play-offs in 2013 Plymouth Argyle’s Carl McHugh says the club […]

AMY BOYLE CARR SCORES FOR IRELAND AGAIN TO WIN TOURNAMENT

May 17th, 2016

 GLENTIES GIRL SCORES FOR IRELAND AGAIN TO WIN TOURNAMENT GLENTIES Comprehensive soccer star Amy Boyle Carr scored again at the international tournament to help seal a win for Ireland’s U16 Girls over hosts Hungary and win the title.   Amy, second from the right, back row, was one the stars of the tournament. Amy scored a […]