Orienteering 2017

Congratulations to Rose Powell and Sophie Milne-Thompson who came 1st and 2nd respectively, in the Irish Schools' Orienteering Championships held recently in Curraghchase Forest Park.

The Junior Girls' Team, which also included Aoibhínn Nicholas, Zoë O'Farrell and Pepper Robson, came 1st overall beating Middleton College for the top spot. They participated in a number of events throughout the year as well as attending weekly training in school.

Tennis table challenge

John S Kelly in full action in a very competitive table tennis match with one of our first year studnts. John an ex Principal of Scariff Community College  narrowly lost out by one point. John is a great support to the school and I'm sure there will be a rematch at some stage.

North Munster Track and Field

Success at North Munster Schools Track & Field competition in Lees Rd, Ennis today Tuesday the 9th May. Noel McGrath won the minor boys shot putt in what may be a meet record of 10.3m. Aoife Kelly ran superbly to come through heats and semis of the minor girls 100m to place just outside the medals in the final. Marieke Hilverling just missed out on a spot in this final, and Ronan Dooley reached the semi final of the 100m also. Grace Stewart also competed on the day achieving a personal best in the long jump event.

London Music Trip

Our senior music students had a fantastic time in London from the 4th to the 6th of May. They attended the musical 'Mama Mia' and had 2 wonderful days exploring London, visiting London dungeons, London eye, walking tour of London and the science and natural history museum.

Thank you to Miss Glass for organising the tour.

1st year tour

The first years had a beautiful sunny day for their trip to Derg Isle, a high performance training camp and outdoor activity centre. 70 students attended and had a full day of fun and activities on the 5th May 2017.

Thank you to the Form teachers Mr Hayes, Mr Deegan and Ms Moroney  for organising it in cooperation with first year head Ms Newell. A great day was had by all.


French Exchange

19 Students from Scariff Community  College and their teacher Ms Stewart recently returned from a very successful French School exchange to Lycee Notre Dame.

Each student was hosted by a french family in the area. 

The students attended regular French school each day and took part in classes from 8 am to 12 pm . L'heure de dejeuner 12-2 pm, lunch was eaten with the French students in the school cantine. 

Enterprise Town 2017

Scariff Enterprise Town event is on Friday the 5th May in Scariff Community College Hall. It will be opened at 5.30pm until 8.00pm.

RTE's Daithi O Shea will be the special guest on the day and there will be plenty of entertainment and fun activities for all the Family.

Come along and get to know the local businesses and see Scariif Community Colleges Young Scientist exhibition and Ella Macnamara's All Ireland enterprise project ' Pentables'

Orienteering 2017

Our 2nd year PE class were among 450 students who attended the LCETB Orienteering event in Curraghchase Forest Park, Co. Limerick on 26th April 2017. SCC students' times to complete the course varied between 30 and 75 minutes; even though a few got a little lost, they did manage to get back on track to complete the event! Congrats to all.

European tour 2017

Buon Viaggio to our teachers and students who are currently on their European tour to Italy. They will visit Milan, Venice, Verona and Lake Garda during their time in Italy.

We are looking forward to the updates. Thank you to all the teachers who have given up their time during the Easter break to make this a positive experience for the students.

Fun Walk/Run

On 4th of April the whole school community participated in a Fun Run/walk as a fundraiser for the school. The weather was perfect for the event and it was a very positive day raising €2,800.

Well done to the 20 students who ran the course on the day. 

Leitir Mealláin

A selection of our 5th year students are spending a few days in Leitir Mealláin Gaeltacht area to improve their gaeilge and immerse themselves in the language.

Thank you to Ms O Shea for organising the trip. Go raibh mile maith agat. Looking forward to the updates.

Enterprise 2017

Five student companies represented Scariff Community College at the Clare Local Enterprise office awards on Thursday March the 9th in the West County Hotel in Ennis.

There were 197 stalls from all over the County.

Scariff Community College were very sucessful with 3 wins.

1st in Manufacturing/Technology for Ella Macnamara and her company 'pentables'.

2nd in Manufacturing/Technology for Leah Lowry with 'Doc's Buddy'

3rd in Baking for Rachel Mc Namara and Aine Quirke 'Sugar Creations'

TY Drama Finalist

Congratulations to our TY's who performed their play "15 Reasons not to be in a Play" at the the All-Ireland TY Drama Competition in Mullingar last Saturday. Special congratulations go to Jack Devanney who won an individual performance award for best dramatic effect. The group qualified from their regioanl finals to qualify for this All Ireland final competition. Well done to all involved, especially to Mr Deegan for all the extra hours put into the project. 


Junk Koutoure

Pictured is Scariff community colleges entry into Junk Koutoure. The creation was selected to go forward to the Munster regional finals in Junk Koutoure on the 10th March 2017.

The event will be held in the University of Limericks concert hall. We entered a number of projects this year and are delighted to be into the last 80 in our region. Well done to Ms Rouine and all involved in the various entries.

Prep for Medicine day

Two of our TY students; Rachael McNamara and Shannon Waterstone were lucky enough to be chosen to participate in a Prep for Med Day at UCC recently. They started off in the Flame Lab where trainee doctors, nurses and other health professionals use plastic dummies and donated bodies to learn in-depth anatomy. Then they rotated around to different stations where they became more hands-on, learning how to check blood pressure, do CPR, help someone who is choking or bleeding and take a pulse.


The first LCETB Bouldering competition was held in Kilfinane Outdoor Education Centre, County Limerick on 8th Feb. A group of thirty of our 1st & 2nd years took on the challenge which involved 10 low level climbs of varying degrees of difficulty. Students were awarded 10 points for completing it on their first attempt,  8 for their 2nd attempt, 6 for their third attempt and 4 points for giving it their best shot. In case scores of two students were the same at the end of the day,  a 'plank challenge' was set.

Internet safety week

On The 8th of February as part of internet safety week Dr Maureen Griffen visited our school and presented a talk on all aspects of social media and internet use. All students in the school from 1st years to 6th years attended the information sessions. Parents also attended a session in the evening time.

Happy St Bridgets Day

Students in Scariff Community College celebrated St Bridget's Day in stlye making St Bridget crosses in class.

Badminton 2017

Scariff Community College badminton teams represented their school and clubs well at the Munster Schools comp in University of Limerick Arena today. U14 boys beat Tipperary and Kerry impressively but got narrowly beaten by Cork into 2nd place. Team is Barry Gleeson, Jake Butler, Tomás Minogue, Cathal Quirked and Phil Chen. The U16 boys had a superb win over Kerry in the first round but came up short against another strong Cork team in the semis. Team is Ronan Hayes, James Mason,  Eoin Hayes, Paul McNamara and Conor Downes.  Pic shows Eoin & Ronan

LCVP Airport trip

5th Year students visited Shannon airport as part of their Leaving Certificate Vocational Program (LCVP) on Thursday the 26th and Friday the 27th of January. They were treated to a tour of the airport and all its auxiliary services, baggage control, fire Services and general operations of the Airport.

Thank you to Ms Dee for organising the LCVP class related activity and also to Ms Purcell and Ms Hassett.