First Year Boys Are League Champions!

The CNI First Year Boys’ team secured the North Leinster title following an impressive 3-1 victory against Marist Dundalk at DIFE in Drogheda. The team have been training from 7.30 in the morning every week and have gone unbeaten thus far this season. Along the way, they have defeated local rivals St. Mary’s and St. Oliver’s, as well as a thrilling 6-4 victory in the semi-final against De la Salle, Dundalk.

 CNI Team Presented with League Trophy

Health Promotion Survey to be completed by Parents and Students

CNI is committed to promoting health for everyone who passes through our doors.  Please take 2 minutes to complete this parent survey on Health in CNI.  Link is below.  This will help us to create an action plan in order to continue health promotion in CNI and also to identify key areas where improvements are required.

Please also encourage your child to complete the survey that was emailed to them. The student survey can be completed here.

The survery for parents is here.

Thanks in advance,


Health Promoting Committee

Cupcake Competition

On the 22nd and 23rd of February Coláiste na hInse hosted an inter-school cupcake competition of four local schools. Four of the CNI teams qualified for the nine team final on the second day, where the finalists had to bake and present the same cupcakes once again. They had an hour and a half to create their stunning cupcakes with the level being raised significantly from the previous day with refinements to flavour and presentation as well as added detail to already exquisite decoration. The standard was extremely high and all 9 group produced a stunning array of cupcakes. However two Coláiste na hInse students, Caireann Bracken and Liam Burke Brady, who took 1st place with what can only be described as breathtakingly brilliant Disney Princess Lemon Drizzle Delights. They won a €50 ElverySports voucher as well as a 1st place certificate. Congratulations to the Home Economics department and all students involved.

 Cupcake Competition in CNI

Art Success for Sarah and Erin

Congratulations to Sarah Gordon who captured the Robert Ballagh Art Competition in Drogheda. It was a very successful night for CNI students as Sarah’s success was followed by Erin Englishby winning the Junior Merit Award. Congratulations to both Sarah and Erin on this deserved success, which was a just reward for their talent and hard work.

Junior Merit Art Winner Robert Ballagh Award Winner 2018

Coláiste na hInse’s Enterprising Spirit

Coláiste Na hInse took part in the Meath Enterprise Awards county final on Tuesday 13th of February. 10 Idirbhlian students went along on the day to represent CNI and present their business ideas to the judges. It was a very successful and proud day for The Coláiste as we came away with the award for Best Enterprising School Spirit. The students were overjoyed that all their hard work had paid off. They were supported by their teachers Máistir Corrigan, Máistir McCaughley, Iníon Cosgrave and Iníon Donoghue.

CNI Students Win Enterprise Spirit Award