Look what's in store for pupils at Violet Hill
In our series of advertising our great College to prospective pupils in P7 and in Year 12 we now treat with a testimonial from Year 14 Head Prefect Adam O'Neill. I came from...
Head Prefect encourages P7 boys to consider Violet Hill
My great experiences at Violet Hill College My name is Dan McCarthy and I attended Tannaghmore P.S in Lurgan. I chose to go to St. Colman’s because of how good...
Violet Hill: Awaiting you on the next stage of your journey!
Why choose St Colman's College, Newry? A testimonial by Deputy Head Prefect Padraig Clancy I attended St. Patricks PS Ballymaghery in Hilltown, and came to St. Colmans with many...
Vice Principal Mr Doyle retires
Mr Doyle pictured with an 1985 jersey, when he began teaching at Violet Hill and a 2020 jersey, when he retired. A fitting gift to a great man. Pictured here alongside Head of PE and...
St. Colman’s College in Newry
St.Colman’s College was founded by Fr. J.S. Keenan in William Street, Newry in 1823 as the Dromore Diocesan Seminary. The Education Commissioners’ Enquiry of 1824 recorded an enrolment of some 40 students. Known throughout Ireland as Violet Hill, the College has occupied its magnificent rural setting since 1829.