St. Colman’s National School – Scoil Cholmáin is situated in Cloyne, Co.Cork. It is an area that is steeped in history. Surrounded by beautiful landscapes, Scoil Cholmáin boasts a proud tradition in learning.

The present school was built in 1972. A major extension was completed in 2009. Refurbishment work in the older section of the school in 2010 completed the upgrade. The present enrolment is 321  (September 2019).


There is a strong tradition of Gaelic Games, particularly hurling, in Cloyne. The school encourages participation in sports. Each year the boys and girls participate in the Sciath na Scol and Mini-Sevens Gaelic Games Competitions. An Ash grove at the back of the school was planted in memory of Christy Ring, the great Cloyne and Cork hurler.