<p>Rossa College (Colaiste Rosa in Irish) is a secondary school in Skibbereen, Ireland
Bishop Denis Kelly was responsible for bringing technical education to Skibbereen, the first Cork town to make this form of education available. He introduced the idea at a town council meeting on July 17th 1902. A Vocational Education Committee was formed in order to advance those ideas. Because there were so many tradesmen in Skibbereen, Bishop Kelly felt that vocational education should begin there. With the help of state grants and local donations the scheme got underway.
Timiri (travelling teachers) came to Skibbereen and began teaching afternoon classes in woodwork and building construction. After a while, classes in technical drawing and metalwork became available in the building where Ard Scoil Fhactna is now.
In 1925 the Burke family donated a site on North Street to the Vocational Committee and the first 'Ceardscoil' or Technical School opened in September 1926. There were classes in Gaeilge, English and Maths as well as the aforementioned technical subjects. Within a few years Business and Home Economics were also made available for girls.
From 1930 onwards night classes also became a</p>