Violet Hill warmly welcomes new pupils
The entire Violet Hill community sends a warm welcome to all those pupils who have joined us this year. We are approaching the end of your first month here and we sincerely hope you...
The Irish Pilgrimage Trust seeking applicants
The Irish Pilgrimage is seeking applicants for their Lourdes Easter Pilgrimage. Applications are welcome from young people with a physical disability or illness (aged 9 21 years) or a...
Senior Prefect Team appointed
Our newly appointed S4 Senior Prefect Team have leadership roles in many areas of life in Violet Hill. They have a vital role in acting as a visible link between staff and the student body...
GIFT programme begins on the 20th September
The GIFT Programme, Growing in Faith Together, starts on Wednesday the 20th of September In the Newry Parish Centre at 7.00 for 6 weeks and the cost is £3.00 per night or...
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.