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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

Night classes at St Columba’s Comprehensive

January 19th, 2015

Night classes at St Columba’s Comprehensive       All courses run every Tuesday night, 7.00pm-9.00pm starting   January 27th       Enrolment Tuesday January 20th                   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 […]

St. Columba’s Comprenhensive’s St. Vincent de Paul group

January 16th, 2015

The Aileen Conference (St. Columba’s Comprenhensive’s St. Vincent de Paul group) were very hard at work during the first term of 2014-15, learning to knit with the Glenties Knitters, organising a book sale as well as the inaugural Christmas Market at the Comp.  In all over €1000 was raised for the work of SVP. The […]

John Paul II Award Winners 2014

December 9th, 2014

  Pictured at The John Paul Nd  Awards, 2014, at the Villa Rose Hotel:  Most Reverend Bishop Philip Boyce, Erin-Marie Darnell, Cassanadra Herron and Aileen Ryan  with guest speaker Colette Maloney from Dungloe, who travels to Peru each summer to help in an orphanage                       […]

St. Columba’s Comprehensive’s St Vincent De Paul Group

November 13th, 2014

  The school’s  SVP group (The Aileen Conference)  have been meeting with the knitting group in the Highlands Hotel on Thursday mornings – learning how to make friendship bracelets and other crafts that will be available for purchase at the Christmas market in the Comp in mid-December.  All funds raised will go towards local families […]

YSI Advocate’s Shoe Box Apeal

November 13th, 2014

 The 5th Year YSI Advocates with Mr. Doyle and Christine (volunteer with Team Hope). The 5th Year YSI Advocates organised a Shoe Box Appeal appeal here in school and managed to fill over  20 shoe boxes.  Well done to the Young Social Innovators and Mr. Doyle for all their hard work and dedication to this most worthy […]