Coláiste Chríost Rí, Cork

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Coláiste Chríost Rí
Ccrest.jpg
Adveniat Regnum Tuum
(Thy Kingdom Come)
Location
Capwell Road, Cork
Republic of Ireland
Information
Type Public
Established 1938
Principal Mick Carey
Enrollment approx. 600
Color(s) Green, black and white
Website

Coláiste Chríost Rí (CCRí) is a Trusteeship Board Catholic secondary school for boys located on Capwell Road on the southside of Cork, Ireland. The school was founded by the Presentation Brothers and owned by the order until November 21st, 2009.

History[edit]

The school was opened in its current location in 1960, having previously been located in Kinsale Road and subsequently in Sawmill Street.

It was designated the Cork School of Culture during Cork's tenure of the title of the European Capital of Culture in 2005.

Many well-known Irish names have attended the school, such as Micheál Martin, the current leader of Fianna Fáil, footballers Denis Irwin and Damien Delaney, Green Party Senator Dan Boyle, athlete Marcus O'Sullivan and world champion, Robert Heffernan and former Cork senior football manager and former allstar Billy Morgan (Gaelic footballer). Television and radio personalities who have attended the school include Eddie Hobbs and Ger Canning, while literary figures include the poet Greg Delanty.

Gaelic Football is the principal sport played in the school. The school has won the Hogan Cup (premier All-Ireland colleges) on four occasions: 1968, 1970, 1983, 1985.

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Coordinates: 51°53′23″N 8°27′52″W / 51.8896°N 8.4644°W / 51.8896; -8.4644