Achievers @ Columbas

St. Columba's takes pride in celebrating excellence in academics and extra-curricular activities. The students are appreciated for their achievements and encouraged to continue striving for brilliance...

Numerous accolades and honours continue to enrich the Columban legacy which are a testament to the outstanding education imparted in this institution...

Our Founder St. Columba’s School

Edmund Rice was born in Callan, Co. Kikenny, Ireland in 1762. He belonged to a wealthy farming family. After completing his commercial education, he worked with his uncle in establishing a very incrative ship-chandlers busines. In 1785, he married Mary Elliot. the daughter of a prosperous waterford businessman. In 1789, tragedy struck, his wife died leaving Edmund alone with a disabled daugher....

Edmund Rice
Founder St.Columba’s School