Coláiste Chríost Rí, Cork
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|Coláiste Chríost Rí|
Adveniat Regnum Tuum
(Thy Kingdom Come)
|Capwell Road, Cork
Republic of Ireland
|Color(s)||Green, black and white|
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 21, 2009.
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 as 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, former government minister Barry Desmond, footballers Denis Irwin and Damien Delaney, Green Party Senator Dan Boyle, athlete Marcus O'Sullivan, world champion athlete Robert Heffernan, former Cork senior football manager and former allstar Billy Morgan, and scientist Professor Patrick G. O'Shea. Television and radio personalities who have attended the school include Eddie Hobbs and Ger Canning, while literary figures include the poet Greg Delanty.