Awards Page

SnB Clonakilty

Science and Maths Awards

Science Foundation Ireland Science and Maths Awards:
2021/2022, 2020/21, 2019/20, 2018/19, 2018/17
Discover Primary Science and Maths Award of Science and Excellence

2017/2016, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2012/2013


Ficheall Cork Chess Competition
2019: SnB Player’s Teams  1st & 2nd place,   SnB Learner’s Team 3rd place
2018: SnB Player’s Team 1st place. Learner’s Team 1st Place
2017:1 SnB 1st & 3rd Place
2016: SnB Player’s Team 2nd Place

Cork City Chess League
1999 – 2019: Overall and Division winners on numerous occasions


 All-Ireland Winners: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2004, 2002, 2001, 2000. The 2020 and 2021 competitions did not take place due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Athletics: Cork City Sports

Best School Award:  2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015,  2014.

Gaelic Games

2013: Winners Cork Sciath na Scol

2010: Winners Cork Sciath na Scol

Environment & School Garden

2019: Muintir na Tire Best Food-producing Garden Award

2018: Best Improved Garden Award

2017: Up-cycling Award

2016: Innovation &  Creativity Award

2015: Best New Garden Award

2011: Community Garden Award

Green Flag Awards: 6


Holder of Digital School of Distinction Award 2013
Winner of School of the Month in PCLive!Magazine

Digital School Award 2006

Cinematography, Video and Music

Films produced by senior pupils:  Mr Swindler, Jack’s Revenge, Curious George and Long May You Run  have won an array of awards including Best Song/Music,  Best Comedy, Best Animation and Best Location national awards.

A single, Butterfly Child,   was produced by students of SnB  in collaboration with The Samburu Tribe in Kenya in 2015. The song reached No.1 in the World Music category and No.32 in the Irish Charts. Students performed on RTE television, 103fm and in Cork Opera House.  

Sixth class pupils released a music video to accompany their Christmas hit single Home – The Clonakilty Christmas Song in 2014.  The song reached No.48 in The Irish iTunes Top 100.