St. Colman's Boys National School - Macroom

The part played by music in our school was enhanced in December 1997 when we won the Sunday Times Music for School’s Competition. The prize of €5000 worth of musical instruments allowed us to select 9 brass instruments.
Mr. Rory Dineen, teachers from the Cork School of Music teach brass in the school and we now have 30 instruments.

The school band has performed at Christmas time, School Concerts, First Communion and Confirmation. The band has been a prize winner at Feis Maitiú, Corcaigh Tin Whistle is taught in all classes in the school. Our school choir performs at the Christmas Carol Service, Communion and Confirmation Ceremonies.

The School

St. Colman’s Boys National School located in Sleaveen East, Macroom, Co. Cork. A modern school with 10 classrooms.


Our aim is to provide each child with the best opportunities and to encourage self-motivation


Our new school has a dedicated computer room with 30 networked computers. There are also 20 iPads for classroom use


We now have 30 instruments. Tin Whistle is taught in all classes in the school.We have a school choir .


Music, Football and Hurling, Physical Education Programme, West Muskerry Cross Country Schools Meeting

Parents' Association

St.Colman’s B.N.S has a very active Parents’ Association who work with the school’s Board of Management


St.Colman’s Boys’ National School, Macroom, County Cork

Telephone: 026 42705


School Times

School Day: 9:20am to 3:00pm

Morning Break: 10:55am to 11:05

Lunch: 1:00pm to 1:30pm

School Uniform

Bottle green jumper with school crest, grey slacks and white shirt. Green and yellow stripe tie. Black shoes