Sports Hall is available to hire for Sports Groups

Please enquire at reception or phone 021-4961020

CSN & iTunes U

CSN has joined Apple's iTunes U.
iTunes U offers students, faculty, staff, and alumni easy access to podcasts of courses, events, and university activities. Take a look!


'Visiting Santa': An Exibition of Photographs by Students of Cultural & Heritage Studies

Santa Exhibition

An exibition of photographs by students of our Cultural & Heritage Studies course at CSN. The exhibition was opened by Dr. Cliona O Carroll, Dept. of Folklore & Ethnology, UCC, and will run until January.


CSN Open Day: March 10th 2015

One of the best ways to experience CSN life is to come to our Open Day. This event offers you a great opportunity to see what it’s like being a student here – what courses are available, what student life is like, and what facilities we have that make CSN an excellent choice.

All staff members are on hand to answer all queries relating to courses, qualifications, subjects and progression to 3rd level or the workplace. You can visit classrooms and workshops to see work being produced. Students are also available to answer any questions you may have.

Congratulations to CSN Sports & Exercise Science Graduates on receiving their Degrees

Jason Butler, Paul Cahalane and John Ryan, graduates of the 2013 CSN Higher National Diploma in Sports and Exercise Science all achieved honours degrees from the University of Sunderland.

(L-R) Jason Butler, Paul Cahalane, John Ryan.

To read testimonials from a range of past graduates, visit the course page

CSN Coach Ed. Students Progress to UCC

Congratulations to Gavin Forde, Ger McCann and Francis Courtney who progressed from Coach Education to the Physical education Course in UCC.

High Performance Coach Education Students

Congratualtions to Wayne O'Callaghan from Coach Education who recently captained the Special Olympic Soccer team to Gold.

Career News

Contact details for the Careers & Counselling service


UCAS is the application system for UK Colleges and Universities. If you wish to apply to UCAS through CSN please contact the Careers Service as soon as possible. The deadline for UCAS route ‘A ‘applications is January 15th.


The CAO application system is now open. See for more information and to submit an online application. Please contact the Careers Office for more information, advice or assistance.

UCC Sport Studies and Physical Education CK116

UCC have changed the minimum entry requirements for this course from five distinctions to four distinctions in FETAC awards DSRXX/5M5146 and DSDCX.


Olive Byrne will give a talk on the HEAR scheme in room 116 on Monday 10th November at 11am. If you are aged under 23 on January 1st next,  have a grant and wish to progress to UCC courses you may be eligible to apply under this programme.

CIT visit

CIT will give a presentation to CSN students on Thursday November 13th at 11am in the Lecture Theatre.

CIT open day/mature student information evening

CIT will hold their open day on Friday, November 21st.
A mature student information evening will be held in CIT on November 18th at 5.30pm.

UCC mature student evening

UCC will hold their mature student information evening on Wednesday, November 12th starting at 5.30pm.


Online Applications for Full Time Courses

Applications are now open for full-time courses for 2014-2015

Apply online We are now accepting all applications for full-time courses beginning this September.

All queries are welcome about any of the courses. You can find the relevant staff email addresses on each of the course pages.

UCC Open Day

UCC 'Open Day' takes place on Saturday 11th October, 2014.

A timetable of talk

s is available for perusal outside the CSN 'Guidance Offices' and on the Student Services noticeboard.
Alternatively, follow this link for more details.

New Course for September 2014:
Exercise Performance & G.A.A. Coaching

We are delighted to announce our new Exercise Performance & G.A.A. Coaching here at CSN.
This is a full-time, 1 year course beginning in September 2014.

The aim of the course is to provide an academic qualification that combines coaching, player development, strength/conditioning and club administration for both male and female students. The syllabus will cover a broad range of theoretical and practical components designed to help students advance into higher education or to enter the workplace. A key component of the course will be a work placement module in a GAA setting.

For full details visit the course page, or email the Course Director John Cunningham,


NCSE Information

NCSE Iformation bookletNCSE has published an Information Booklet on Post School Options for Adults and School Leavers with Disabilities in Education and Training

It is planned to update this on line booklet periodically, to reflect future changes.

The online booklet contains summary information about the relevant programmes and supports in the areas of Higher Education, Further Education and Training, HSE Rehabilitative Training and Adult Day Services.  It provides an overview of the relevant sectors.

It also includes links and signposts to more detailed information and guidance sources as required.

NCSE  hopes that many people including those with disabilities and their carers  will find this booklet of interest and of assistance. 

CSN Student Graduation from UL

Congratulations to our sports students who graduated at the University of Limerick with Certificate in Exercise and Health Fitness.

Former CSN Student Graduation from UL

Click on the image to enlarge it.

CSN Graduation Videos 2013

Congratulations to all our students who graduated last December.

To view a selection of videos of the event, follow the link below.



CSN Sports Graduates Progress to UCC

CSN Sports Graduates Progress to UCC

Sarah Louise Coughlan, Sinead Duggan, Killian Barry, Yvonne Murphy, William Browne.

Recent graduates from the CSN Coach Education course who earned places on the Physical Education Teaching Course in UCC. They are currently in their first year of the course and we wish them the best of luck in their studies.

CSN Performance Gym

Fully equipped state-of-the-art gym stocked with New Technogym equipment. Full range of Cardiovascular equipment / Machine weights / Free weights

Opening Times

Gym will open to members from Monday 15th September 2014 at 7am

  • Monday:      7 -9am      4-6pm
  • Tuesday:      7-9am      4-7pm
  • Wednesday:  7-9am      4-7pm
  • Thursday:     7-9am      4-7pm
  • Friday:         7-9am


All sports students with student cards have prepaid access while all other students can pay for membership at CSN main reception.  No Student card and towel = no entry. Their will be a limited number of gym users at any given time. This will be based on space in the gym and a first come first serve system will operate.


Patricia Collins. Email:

For full details please visit the main Gym webpage.

Study & Learning Support

If you do not qualify for disability but require assistance with any of the following:

  • completing assignments
  • researching projects
  • revising difficult topics
  • exam techniques

..then you should contact the Study Support Service for help and advice.

Contact them through:

  • the study support facilitator Eleanor Hession,
  • our guidance counsellors Siobhan Daly and Jim O'Connell
  • your teachers or course director.