Bishopstown Community School

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Bishopstown Community School
Pobalscoil Bhaile an Easpaig
Location
Bishopstown, Cork
Republic of Ireland
Information
Motto At Bishopstown Community School each individual is respected and valued for their unique qualities and abilities. Our aim is to develop the whole school community so that we may be better able to realise to the full our potential as individuals and as active members of society.
Principal Pat McDonald
Vice principal Barry Duncan
Staff approx. 40

Bishopstown Community School was established in the heart of Bishopstown in 1979. It was, and still is, the only co-ed school in the Bishopstown area.

During the 1980s and into the 1990s, the school boasted large numbers of students; however, as the years progressed, numbers dropped. In 2005, a special needs primary education school, St. Killian's, was relocated onto the premises of BCS, and the schools had to share class rooms and facilities. This accelerated the dropping numbers in the school, and by 2009 the student numbers had dropped, from over 400 in 2000, to just over 100.

Famous past pupils of the school include members of the pop band The Frank and Walters.

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