BT Young Scientist 2017

Congratulations to our 6th year Physics students who came 2nd in the Senior Physics category in the 2017 BT Young Scientist competition. The announcement was made on Friday the 13th at the awards cermony in the RDS. Thank you to Mr O Halloran our Physics Tacher for all the extra time and dedication he put into the project with the students.



On the 21st of January two Transition year students from Scariff Community College along with their Teacher Claire Burke will be travelling to Missionvale, Port Elizabeth in South Africa to volunteer in a township. The aim of the trip is to carry out work in the township and care centre in the community. The work will include wrapping Christmas parcels for the children for 2017, working in the primary school, food distribution and  some agricultural work.

The trip will last for ten days. We are looking forward to the updates from South Africa.

BT Young Scientist 2017


Scariff Community College have qualified for the BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition 2017 in the RDS. It is on from the 11th to the 14th of January.

Thank you to Mr O Halloran for all the additional work he has put into the project and we would like to wish the team all the best in the competition. Our TY students will be going up to the exhibition to support the team.

Mr O Halloran and his 6th year Physics students Aaron O Brien, Danny Hynes and Ciaran Hickey have completed a project with the following title:

Christmas Concert 2016

We were treated to a fantastic array of talent at our Christmas concert this year on Wednesday the 21st of December. The show was performed during the day for all the students in the school and in the evening time for parents and members of the community. The choir and individaul performances were of a very high standard. A special thank you to Ms Glass for all the work she has put into it over the past few weeks.

It was like a version of X Factor Scariff style or Scariffs Got Talent. I am sure we will see some of our students on the big stage in the future.

1st year table quiz

Thank you to our Year head of 1st years Ms Newell for organinsing a fun table quiz for all the first years on Wednesday the 14th of December.

Also a special thank you to the 1st year form teachers Mr Deegan, Mr Hayes and Ms Moroney who put so much energy and work into the preparation and running of the event.

Mr Hayes treated the 1st year to a few tunes at the end of the quiz.

1st , 2nd and 3rd winners recieved prizes.

Camogie Senior Munster B

Scariff community college are in the Senior B colleges camogie final against Hazelwood college, Dromcollegher on Saturday the 17th of December. Venue for the game is Dromcollegher GAA pitch at 12.00 noon.

We would like to wish the team and management all the best for the big game ahead.

1st Year Hurling

Our first year hurlers had a good day out in the Clare Training grounds taking part in a schools blitz. Both of out teams performed well on the day and finished in 1st and 2nd place.

Pictured are Mr Crossans winning team. The winning team received Munster Jerseys.

We are looking forward to the first round of the County competition when we will face Tulla Secondary School.

Orienteering 2016

Students from Scariff Community College who participated in the Cork Schools' Orienteering Championship on Nov. 17th at the Fota Arboretum, Cork.

It was a very enjoyable and successful day all round: The 2nd/3rd yr. Boys' team came 3rd in their event, Rose Powell came 1st and Pepper Robson came 3rd in the 2nd/3rd yr. Girls' event, with the Girls' team coming 1st overall.

History Workhouse visit

Ms Colleran and Ms Glass recently visited the old workhouse in Portumna as part of their 3rd year History program. 

Fitness solutions

Transition year students spent the morning in Ennis court house as part of their Law module. Paul Fitzgerald gave us a tour of all the courts and the holding cells prior to the commencement of the Circuit and district court.

Under 16 1/2 Munster B Championship

Scariff were promoted to playing Munster B hurling this year after winning the under 15 Munster C and County Clare A last year.

We had our first match today against Bishopstown and won on a scoreline of 5-11 to 1-10.

We are now into the Munster quaterfinal on wednesday the 19th against another stronghold of hurling- Borrisokane.

Well done today and best of luck to the squad in the next round.

Orienteering 2016

Students from Scariff Community College had a great day orienteering today October the 12th.

They competed in a schools' orienteering event at Curraghchase Forest Park, Co Limerick. 

Sports day

Scariff community college had a wonderful sports day on Thursday the 2nd of June. All years and classes participated. 5 zones were organised which included events such as athletics, track and field, indoor hockey, basketball, soccer. orienteering, tug of war, egg and spoon race, three legged race and many more.

Thank you to everyone who took part and worked on the day.


Grad Mass

Graduation mass was held on Friday the 20th of May for our 2016 Leaving certificate students. It was a wonderful evening for all involved and we wish the students the very best in the upcoming exams and in their adventures to come.


Hurling medal presentations 2016

Donal Moloney and Eoin Quirke both past pupils of Scariff community college were guests of honor at Scariff Community College hurling medal presentation on wednesday the 25th of May 2016.

Donal has managed the Clare under 21's to three all ireland sucesses and is busy preparing for this years championship. Eoin is an exciting prospect for Clare hurling and is a former member of the under 21 panel having also played for the minors.

LCA Summer trip

Our LCA students had a great outing to at Ballyhannon House horse riding stables. We'd a great lesson with Donna starting with learning more about a horse's senses through 'horse whispering', followed by some tricky but relaxing yoga on horseback, and then a lovely trek to a local river. We had a thoroughly enjoyable day.

Best of luck to the LCA students with their upcoming exams.

Track and Field

A small T&F team went to the North Munster Schools competition last week. On Tuesday in Castleisland, Conor Callaghan came 3 in junior boys triple jump. In UL on Thursday, Molly Spazzi won the inter girls race walk, Ann Marie Gillespie came 2nd in the junior girls race walk, as did James O'Brien in the boys event. Alison Cronin came 3rd in the junior girls triple jump. We were also lucky enough to meet former international hurdler Derval O'rourke kindly posed for a photo and congratulated our team on their results.

County A Junior Champions 2016

Scariff Junior camogie team beat our neighbours Tulla in the county A final today in a fantastic game of camogie. It was a pulsating game with Scariff getting off to a slow start in the first half to  trail by 1-5 to 0-3 points.

The second half saw Scariff gain the upper hand with a real team performance in every sector of the pitch. 

Scraiff finish 2-8 to Tulla 1-6.

A great end to a very sucessful year for this squad after winning the All Ireland camogie Junior C title earlier in the year.

Law mock trials

Scariffs transition year students competed in the Law Education for schools mock trials in Ennis court house on Wednesday the 4th of May. The students role played as barristers, solicitors, registrar, witnesses and jury in the trial.

We were one of eight schools chosen Nationally to compete.

We were narrowly beaten by Portlaoise College. Our students were excellent and we are very proud of them.

Hurling update

Scariff community college are in the County under 15A  final after beating St Flannans in the semi final. Scariff will face Tulla in the final in Dorrabearfield GAA pitch on tuesday the 17th May, throw in is at 4.30pm.

Our first year hurling team have progressed into the County A semi final after wins over Killoloe, St Pats and Ennistymon.

We will face St Flannans in the semi final and are looking forward to it.