Current Events

Please view through the following events.

Introduction to Second Level

12 Oct 2007
This successful pilot programme is again being run for sixth class pupils. They will have an opportunity to attend various classes and sample a typical day in Colaiste.

Introduction to Second Level

12 Oct 2007
This successful pilot programme is again being run for sixth class pupils. They will have an opportunity to attend various classes and sample a typical day in Colaiste.

Introduction to Second Level

12 Oct 2007
This successful pilot programme is again being run for sixth class pupils. They will have an opportunity to attend various classes and sample a typical day in Colaiste.

Fourth Year Parent Teacher Meeting

30 Jan 2008
30th Jan 2008 4.15 – 6.45pm

Transition Year Drama Festival

30 Jan 2008
Transition Year students are participating in the TY Drama Festival in the Briery Gap, Macroom.
This year students have written their own play, 'Daisy Chains'.

Colaiste Choir Bag-pack Fundraiser

31 Jan 2008
Bag-packing will take pace in Dunnes Stores from Thursday 31st Jan to Saturday Feb 2nd in order to fundraise for the Colaiste choir trip to Prague.

Leaving Cert Applied - Task Examinations

1 Feb 2008
Leaving Cert Applied 1 and 2 task examinations take place the week of the 28th Jan to the 1st Feb 2008.

Mock Exams

3 Feb 2008
Mock exams for Junior Cert, Leaving Cert and LCA students take place during the week of Feb 18th.

Mental Health Public Speaking

4 Feb 2008
Transition Year students compete on Thursday Feb 21 in the regional final of the Mental Health public speaking competition. They will travel to Adare and will meet two schools from Co. Kerry and Co. Limerick.

Transition Year Songschool

4 Mar 2008
Songschool takes place for TY students on Tuesday and Wednesday March 4th and 5th.Students will gain an insight into songwriting and also into the Music business.

Seachtain na Gaeilge Workshop

4 Mar 2008
On Thursday March 6th in conjunction with Seachtain na Gaeilge Eanna ni Lamhna is to facilitate a bilingual workshop for TY students on the topic of "Energy Conservation and Waste Management."

Oral exams Leaving Certs.

31 Mar 2008
Leaving Cert. Irish oral exams take place from Monday April 14th. We wish our Leaving Cert. students every success!


14 Apr 2008
Transition year students will travel to Dublin to the RDS on May 7th to take part in the Young Social Innovators competition. The theme of their project is bullying.

Richard Meyrick gives Masterclass and Recital at Danlann an Chláir.

17 Apr 2008
On Thursday April 24th renowned English concert pianist Richard Meyrick will give a Masterclass at 2pm. Four Coláiste Muire young pianists will be taking part. There will be a Recital at 7:30pm at Danlann an Chláir. Tickets are available at the door.

Awards Ceremony

13 May 2008
An Awards night will be held in the school on Wednesday May 21st. Prizes will be awarded to students in recognition of their hard work and achievements throughout the school year.

Anniversary Mass

13 May 2008
A mass to mark the first anniversary of our colleague Ms Mary Ryan RIP
will be celebrated with staff in the Prayer Room on Wednesday May 14th.

Junior Cert. Results

6 Sep 2008
Junior Cert. results are expected in schools during the week beginning September 8th. We wish all our Junior Cert. students every success!

School Mass

7 Sep 2008
A Mass to celebrate the beginning of the new school year will be held on Mercy Day September 24th in St Joseph's church.

Careers Information Morning - 3rd Level Speakers

23 Dec 2008
Over 70 past pupils have agreed to attend Coláiste Muire on Tuesday 23rd Dec to talk to present Senior Cycle students about their particular course of study.

All Things Bright and Beautiful

23 Dec 2008
A CD of the Coláiste Muire Choirs, produced by Michael Hennessy is now available for purchase.
Please contact the school office @ 065 6829497.

Important Dates

1 Feb 2009
20 January 2009
-apply online by this date to avail of the discounted application fee of €35
1 February 2009 5:15pm
-normal closing date for applications.

LCA Task Assessment
Task Assessment for LCA 1&2 takes place during the week of 2 to 6 February.

Log On Learn Initiative

8 Feb 2009
The Log on Learn initiave will involve Colaiste Transition year students "buddying up" with older people from the community and teaching them how to use computers and the internet.The initiative is set to begin on Monday February 23 and the teaching modules will be supplied by Intel.

Mock Exams

8 Feb 2009
Pre Junior and Leaving Cert. exams will begin on February 23 after the mid-term break.

Choir and Orchestra exams

6 Mar 2009
Choir and Orchestra exams will take place on Friday March 13th in the Dánlann. We wish all involved every success.

Leaving Cert. Oral Exams

7 Mar 2009
Oral exams in Irish , French and German for Leaving Cert. students will take place from March 23rd to April 2nd. French and German will be examined during the first week. Best of luck to all our students!

Easter Break

26 Mar 2009
Easter Holidays take place from April 6 to April 20.

Award of Green Flag Ceremony

6 May 2009
Coláiste Muire is being awarded a Green Flag at an official ceremony on Friday 8th May.Minister for the Environment, John Gormley,T.D.will be in attendance.
The school is the first post primary school in Ennis to be awarded Green School status.

Awards Night

6 May 2009
Our annual Awards Night takes place on Wednesday 13th May at 8.00pm in Danlann an Chláir. All are welcome to attend!
A variety of awards ranging from academic and sporting to community spirit and "student of the year" will be presented.
Our school choir, orchestra and trad group will perform.

Young Social Innovators Showcase

6 May 2009
Two of our projects,"Paws For Thought" and "Stomp Out Bullying, Take 2" have been selected to exhibit their projects in the RDS on May 6th.
The remaining project,"Mens Sana in Corpore Sano" will take part in the "Poster" and "Speak Out" sections.

Leaving Cert Graduation Mass

22 May 2009
Our Leaving Cert and L.C.A. Graduation Mass takes place in Dánlann an Chláir at 8pm on Wednesday 22nd May.
All parents and guardians are invited to attend.

State Exams

24 May 2009
A range of practical, oral and written exams are continuing to take place for J.Cert, L.Cert, LCVP and LCA students this month including Art and Construction Studies Practicals, LCVP Link Modules and LCA Tasks / Orals.

Transition Year Awards Night

26 May 2009
The purpose of this night is to celebrate students efforts and achievements.
There will be a display of students work. A number of students will speak on their experience of TY. This will be followed by a presentation of various certificates of participation and achievement.

Summer Holidays

29 May 2009
School will close on 29th May 2009 for non-exam classes.

State Exams

4 Jun 2009
State Exams commence on Wednesday 3rd June.
Further details available on

CAO Offer of Places

12 Aug 2009
Offers may be viewed and an acceptance of an offer may be made online at
Round Two offers will be available on the CAO website from 6.00am on Friday 28th August.
Reply date for acceptance will be Wednesday 2nd September.

Schedule for re-opening 2009/10

17 Aug 2009
Friday, 28th August - 1st Yr Orientation Day.
Monday, 31st August - 2nd Yr 8.55-4.00 Class
3rd Yr 11.10-4.00 Class
Tuesday, 1st Sept - 5th Yr & LCA2 8.55-4.00 Class
Wednesday, 2nd Sept - 4th Yr, TY & LCA1 8.55-3.20 Class.

School Mass

12 Sep 2009
A school mass to mark the beginning of the school year will take place on Thursday September 24 Mercy Day.

Mission Week

7 Oct 2009
Mission Week begins on Friday October 9. Every class will perform in a lunchtime concert during the week which will also include cake sales, a No Uniform Day and many more fun events to raise money for this good cause.

Introduction to Second Level

12 Oct 2009
This successful pilot programme is again being run for sixth class students. They will have an opportunity to attend various classes and sample a typical day in Colaiste.

Holy Family, Clarecastle and Knockanean schools will attend on October 19 20 and 22.
A further series of such days will be offered after Open Night November 5.

Application forms 2010-2011

1 Nov 2009
Application forms for Coláiste will be available in the school on Open Night. Forms can also be downloaded from the website(see"About us" section).
closing date for completed application forms is Thursday November 19.

The Magic of the Musicals

20 Nov 2009
This year's school show entitled The Magic of the Musicals is underway. It runs until Saturday Nov 25. It is a lively medley of shows including Cats, The Pirates of Penzance, Chicago and many more.

Wednesday 25th November

20 Nov 2009
The school is open for all year groups.
Students are asked to bring their own lunch or use the school canteen as they will not be allowed into town during lunch hour.
Evening study takes place as usual.

Christmas House Exams

22 Nov 2009
Christmas House exams are taking place this week in conjunction with the School Musical. Exams finish on Monday 30.


16 Jan 2010
Session 1 & 3 Task Examinations are now re-scheduled for 8th - 12th February 2010.

Evening Study

3 Feb 2010
The next session of Evening Study includes dates from 25 February until 25 March.
Those interested in attending study need to pay their fee before 9.00 or at breaktime in Ms. O'Regan's office on Wednesday 24th February.

Mock Exams 2010

11 Feb 2010
L.Cert: Mon 22 Feb to Mon 1 Mar
LCA2 : Mon 22& Tues 23 Feb
J.Cert: Mon 22 Feb to Wed 3 Mar
Please download timetable.

Week 1 - 5 March

28 Feb 2010
Our LCA 1 students will visit Delphi Outdoor Education Centre from 2nd - 4th March.
Songschool takes place for Transition Year students on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th March.

Retreat for Junior Cert Students

3 Mar 2010
The Retreat for our Junior Cert students takes place on Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th March.

Leaving Cert Oral Exams

23 Mar 2010
Oral Exams in French and German take place 12-16 April and these are followed April 19-23 by Oral Exams in Irish

Evening Study

4 May 2010
The next session of study covers dates from the 10th May to 28th May.
Those interested in enrolling need to pay their fee before 9.00 or at breaktime on Friday 7th May in Ms. O'Regan's office.

Exam Dates

10 May 2010
LCVP Exam May 5
Leaving Cert Construction Studies May 12
Leaving Cert Art May 10 and May 13
Junior Cert Art May 4
LCA 2 Information Technology May 19
LCA 1 Irish Oral May 17-21
LCA 2 Spanish Oral May 17-21

Mock Trials 2010

11 May 2010
Colaiste Muire is among twenty schools nationally selected to participate in the Mock Trials in the new Criminal Courts of Justice,Dublin on Saturday 15th May.
Mr. Justice Paul Carney, a Judge of the High Court and Mary White, T.D., Minister for Equality, Integration and Human Rights are the guest speakers at the opening ceremony.

CAO Offers of Places

20 Jul 2010
Round One offers will be available on the CAO website from 6.00am on Monday 23rd August. Offers may be viewed and an acceptance of an offer may be made online at First round offers will be posted to arrive with applicants on Monday 23rd. The Reply Date for acceptance will be 5.15pm on Monday 30th August.

Leaving Cert and LCA results 2010

20 Jul 2010
Results will be delivered to schools on Wednesday, 18 August, 2010. Students in Coláiste Muire may collect results from 9.00am.
Students may also access their exam results via the Internet and telephone using a Personal Identification Number(PIN) and their exam number.
Both services will operate from 12 noon.

School Mass

9 Sep 2010
A mass to celebrate the new school year will be celebrated on Mercy Day Friday September 24 in St Joseph's church.

Junior Cert. Results

9 Sep 2010
Junior Cert. Results will be in the school on Wednesday September 15. We wish all those waiting for their results every success.


7 Oct 2010
Leaving Cert. Parent Teacher meeting takes place on Wednesday
November 9 from 4.15 to 6.45pm.


7 Oct 2010
Leaving Cert. Parent Teacher meeting takes place on Wednesday
November 9 from 4.15 to 6.45pm.

Mission Week

10 Oct 2010
Mission Week is in full swing with lunch time concerts taking place
everyday. A no uniform day takes place on Thursday 14. A copper
race and other fundraising events are ongoing.

Delphi Adventure Centre

15 Oct 2010
Transition years depart for Delphi Adventure Centre on October
19.They will take part in team building exercises and outdoor
pursuits and return on October 22.

Open Night

17 Oct 2010
Open Night will be held on Thursday November 4 beginning at
7pm. There will be a guided tour of the school followed by a talk in
the Danlann. A series of induction days for 6th class pupils will
follow Open Night.

Introduction to Second Level

9 Nov 2010
Sixth class primary school students are invited to attend
Colaiste for one day again this year. The programme aims to
give students an insight into a typical day at second level. 176
students have applied to participate in this programme which will
run over 5 days.

Past Pupil Awards

26 Nov 2010
Congratulations to Poppy O'Sullivan who was presented with a
Mc Manus all Ireland scholarship at a ceremony in Limerick
on Saturday Nov 7. Poppy is studying History and Politics in
Trinity College.

Two Colaiste Muire students have been selected for an
Exhibition award based on outstanding Leaving Cert results.
done to Siobhan Hamilton Jones (Human Genetics) and Poppy
O'Sullivan (History and Politics)

Congratulations to Lynsey Connellan on achieving the above
award in recognition of the high number of credits awarded to
her in LCA. Five students are selected annually for this
national award.


28 Nov 2010
This is the week of the Musical. "Anything Goes" will be
performed for Colaiste students and visiting schools in the early
part of the week with night performances from Wednesday Dec 1
to Saturday Dec 3. A huge effort has gone into the Musical since
September and we wish all our fourth years every success in the
coming week.

Christmas Carol Services

19 Dec 2010
Christmas Carol services take place on Wednesday 22 December.
Each class has collected a Christmas hamper.Christmas Holidays
begin on December 22 for 1st and 2nd years and on December
23 for the rest of the school. School reopens on January 10.
We wish all a very Happy Christmas and New Year.

Past Pupils Careers Workshop

20 Dec 2010
A workshop on different third level courses by Past Pupils will
take place for senior students from 9.30 to 12.00 on Thursday
December 23 in the school.The event is organised every two
years by Ms O'Regan and gives senior pupils a chance to talk to
3rd level students about their experience of various courses
covering a huge range of areas.


25 Jan 2011
On Saturday February 5 entrance assessments for incoming first
years will take place in the school. Students will have their photo
taken for their swipe cards also.


25 Jan 2011
TY students will stage a fashion show with staff on March 3 in the
Danlann at 7.30 in aid of CanTeen Ireland. CanTeen is a teenage
cancer support group.


20 Feb 2011
Leaving Cert French German and Irish oral exams take place before
Easter. We wish all our students every success!


10 May 2011
Colaiste 150 years celebrations took place over the weekend with Colaiste school choir and orchestra performing Vivaldi's Gloria on Saturday night.
The performance was superb.Carmel Griffin and the school choir and orchestra deserve great credit.
The open day on Sunday gave past pupils access to school archives dating back to the 1920's. Thanks to Helen Sheil for her research and to Niamh Hickey for her work on the display.


11 May 2011
Thursday 26 May - Leaving Cert. Graduation Mass
Monday 30 May - Transition Year Awards Night
Thursday 2 June - First Year School Tour
Monday 30 May to Friday 3 June - Supervised study for exam
students in school.


6 Sep 2011
Congratulations to all our Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert Applied
students on their excellent results. We wish them every success and
happiness with their future choices.


7 Sep 2011
The new school year began on Monday August 29 with an
orientation day for first year students. All year groups were in
school by Monday 5. We wish all well for the coming year especially
our first years.


13 Sep 2011
Congratulations to last year's Junior Cert students on their excellent
results. Congratulations also to Leaving Cert. Applied 1 students
who also got excellent results during the week.


14 Sep 2011
A mass to celebrate the beginning of the new school year will take
place on Thursday September 22. Fr Jerry Carey will be the


8 Oct 2011
Transition year students will travel to Delphi Outdoor centre in
Leenane on Tuesday October 18 for three days of outdoor pursuits
and team building.


10 Oct 2011
Open Night takes place on Tuesday October 25. It begins with a
tour of the school at 6.45pm and there will be a talk in the Danlann
at 8pm.


5 Nov 2011
Sixth class pupils will attend Colaiste for one day again this year.
The programme aims to give students an insight into a typical day
at second level. Students are given their lunch in school and an
information booklet on second level.


6 Nov 2011
Leaving Cert. Parent Teacher meeting takes place on Wednesday
November 9 from 4.15 to 6.45pm.


29 Nov 2011
This year's Musical "Beauty and the Beast" is performed by 4th year and TY students nightly in the Danlann from Wednesday November 30 to Saturday December 3. The show is lively and entertaining. It has taken a huge effort to produce such a professional performance and the show is well worth the price of the ticket! Great credit is due to all involved!


12 Dec 2011
Congratulations to our under 16 camoige team who won the Munster final convincingly on Saturday December 3 in Newcastlewest.
Well done to the players and their coaches.


13 Dec 2011
A parent teacher meeting for first year students will take place on Wednesday January 18 from 4.15 to 6.45pm. A parent teacher meeting for second year students will take place on Wednesday January 25 from 4.15 to 6.45pm.


21 Feb 2012
Mock exams take place for Junior, Leaving and leaving Cert. Applied
students from Monday 20 February.


13 Mar 2012
Leaving Cert. Oral exams in French and German begin on Monday
April 16. Irish Oral exams begin on Monday April 23. We wish all
our students every success.


14 Mar 2012
Derry is the destination for a group of senior History students
during the first week of the Easter holidays. Included in the itinerary
will be a visit to the Apprentice Boys of Derry Memorial Hall and the
Museum of Free Derry.


1 May 2012
1 May Oráidíocht - an ceathrú bliain
2 May Public speaking - fourth year
3 May School Choir Cork Choral festival
21 - 25 May Leaving Cert. Applied Orals and IT exam
24 May Leaving Cert Graduation mass
28 May Transition Year Graduation
28 May - 1 June House exams


26 Aug 2012
IPads are being introduced for First year students this September.
Students are being given a separate IPad locker in addition to their
school locker and will have their ebooks uploaded during the first
week of school. They are the envy of all other year groups!


28 Aug 2012
Tuesday August 28 - First Year Orientation day
Wednesday August 29 - Second years return to school
Thursday August 30 - Third years return to school
Friday August 31 - Fifth years return to school
Monday September 3 - Fourth years return to school


17 Sep 2012
The opening school mass will be celebrated by Fr Jerry Carey on
Mercy Day Monday September 24 in the cathedral.


19 Sep 2012
Congratulations to all our students who received their Junior Cert
results. The results were truly excellent and we wish them well in
the school year ahead.


11 Oct 2012
Mission week takes place at the end of October. All classes are
preparing for lunchtime concerts, copper races, cake sales and
much more. Proceeds go to the Mercy sisters mission in Ngutani


26 Oct 2012
Open night takes place on Thursday 8th November. There will be a
tour of the school followed by an information session in the

Third year Parent Teacher Meeting

14 Nov 2012
A Parent Teacher meeting for third year takes place on Wednesday
21 November from 4.15pm to 6.45pm.


15 Nov 2012
Rehearsals are in full swing for this year's musical Mamma Mia.The
show will take place from Nov 26 to Dec 1 with night performances
from Wednesday Nov 28 to Sat Dec 1.
It promises to be a lively entertaining performance.


7 Jan 2013
A retreat for all fifth year students will take place on Thursday 10
and Friday 11 of January.


8 Jan 2013
Primary school pupils from 6th class who have applied for a place in
Coláiste Muire will have an opportunity to spend a day in the
school. They will have classes in some subjects and will sit in on
other classes throughout the day. The introduction days take place
on Jan 10,11,14,17,and 21.


10 Mar 2013
Congratulations to A6 students Enya Feerick, Rachel Mc Donnell and Aoife Moroney who have reached the Southern Semi Final of the Junk Kouture competition with their entry Icarus based on the legend of Icarus.


11 Mar 2013
Third Year Retreats take place on Thursday March 15 and Friday March 16. Each student will enjoy a one day retreat with the Mustard Seed retreat team from Dublin.


6 Apr 2013
Congratulations to seven Business Studies students and their
teachers on receiving an award from the Kemmy Business School UL
on the basis of excellent results received by the students in
Business Studies in the Junior Cert.
Well done to Isadora De Melo Oliveria, Sarah Redmond, Aoife
Hastings, Ciara Davenport, Emily Tone, Ciara Dwyer and Niamh


8 Apr 2013
Leaving Cert oral exams in Irish, French and German take place over
the coming weeks. German and French oral exams begin on April
15 and Irish oral exams take place April 22 to 26. We wish all
concerned the very best!


10 May 2013
Colaiste students who took part in the North Munster Track and
Field competition on Tuesday May 7 and Thursday May 9 have
qualified for the Munster finals of the competition to be held in
Cork next Saturday. Well done to all!


13 May 2013
Congratulations to Coláiste's U16 team who represented Munster
in the All Ireland schools badminton finals in Gormanston, Co.
Meath. The team played very well and were runners up in the
Well done also to the U19 team who were also runners up on a
points count in a very close final.Thanks to Mrs Lillis and parents
who accompanied the teams.

<LCA Leisure and Recreation>

13 May 2013
LCA 1 students had a successful trip to the Burren Outdoor
Centre where they had the opportunity to do hillwalking,
caving,rock climbing and kayaking. The students also enjoyed
their visit to Clare Equestrian Centre where they went horse


27 Aug 2013
Welcome back to all Coláiste staff and students. A special welcome
to all our first year students and to all newcomers!
First years began the school year with an orientation day on August
27 and by Tuesday September 3 school will be in progress for all
students. We wish all our students well in the year ahead.


28 Aug 2013
Congratulations to all our Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert Applied
students on their excellent results. We are all justly proud in
Coláiste and wish each and every student well in the coming year.


24 Sep 2013
Transition Year students will take to the outdoors from October 8 to
11 in the Horizon Adventure Centre in Westport.
The trip will be a team building exercise for the group as well as
giving students an opportunity to take part in some adventure


26 Sep 2013
Congratulations to all Coláiste students who received their Junior
Cert and LCA 1 results this month.
The results were excellent and a credit to students, teachers and
parents alike.


21 Oct 2013
Mission week is in full swing with lunchtime concerts, bake sales,
copper races and many other fundraising events. The proceeds
from the week will go to the sisters of Mercy misssion in Ngutani


26 Nov 2013
Sixth class primary school pupils who have applied to Coláiste for a
first year place will have the opportunity to attend school for a day
in January. As soon as dates for these days are fixed they will be
posted here.


29 Nov 2013
Congratulations to all involved in Cats this year's school musical. It
was another amazing production playing to full houses every
night.The show was stunning and a credit to all involved.

Open Afternoon for Parents of Incoming 1st years

4 Dec 2013
An Open Afternoon for parents of incoming 1st years takes
place on Thursday 12 December from 2 - 4pm.
Guided tour of school followed by Information Session from
3.15 - 4.00.


1 Jan 2014
A retreat for third year students will take place on Thursday March 13 and Friday March 14.


30 Jan 2014
Leaving Cert. oral exams begin with French and German on Monday March 31 and continue the following week with Irish. We wish all our students every success.


20 Mar 2014
Congratulations to the Coláiste Green School committee who
renewed our Green Flag this year. Among other activities the
committee held an Action Day, made a "Save Water!" DVD and did
a clean up of Ballyalla lake.
On March 25 A3 class show cased their Young Environmentalist
project at the ECO Unesco Awards.Well done to the students and
thanks to Ms Caitríona Burke for her hard work throughout the


10 May 2014
Our Transition year YSI Team has been named the “Young Social
Innovators of the Year 2014”.
Their project Beware of I.T aims to educate young people about the
increasing dangers associated with internet usage.
Well done to the students and their teachers Ms Howard and Ms
Harold on their tremendous achievement.


25 Sep 2014
Céad míle fáilte to the 160 First year students who started in
Coláiste on August 26. We wish them well and hope that their time
here will be happy.


2 Nov 2014
Rehearsals are in full swing for this year's school musical - Joseph
and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, which will take place
Nov 26 to 29.This was the first musical to be staged in the Dánlann
in 1985


3 Nov 2014
Open night will take place on Thursday November 13 from 7pm to
9pm. There will be a tour of the school followed by a talk in the
3rd year parent teacher meeting takes place on Wednesday Nov 19
from 4.15 to 6.45pm.


7 Jan 2015
Retreats take place for third and fifth year students from Jan 6 to
Jan 9. Third year students will have a one day retreat and fifth year
students will have a two day retreat.


8 Jan 2015
A Parent Teacher meeting takes place for second years on Wed
January 15 from 16.15 to 18.45.


30 Jan 2015
There will be a Walk/Cycle to school day on Friday February13. It is
hoped to
have as many participating in this initiative as possible on the day.


23 Feb 2015
Mock exams for Leaving Cert, Leaving Cert Applied and Junior Cert
students begin on Monday Feb 23.

<b Oral Exams

5 Mar 2015
Leaving Cert students are busy preparing for their oral exams in
French, German and Irish which begin after the Easter Holidays
while junior Cert Irish oral exams take place March 9 to March 13.
Music practicals take place also April 13 to April 17. We wish all our
students every success!


8 Mar 2015
A Parent teacher meeting for first year parents will take place on
March 18 from 4.15 to 6.45pm.


28 Apr 2015
Preparations are underway for the Graduation mass. Fifth year
students will celebrate the end of their schooldays with their
parents guardians and teachers in the Danlann on Thursday May


30 Apr 2015
Deadlines for project work for the state exams whoosh by as non
exam classes prepare for Summer exams and the happier prospect
of school tours for first and second year classes.
Interviews are being held for places in Transition year and in
Leaving Cert Applied 1 as those going into fourth year choose their
option subjects.


30 May 2015
First and second year students went on their school tours on
Thursday May 28. First year students were in Tayto Park in
Ashbourne Co Meath and Second year students were in a Water
Activity Centre in Athlone. A good time was had by all and students
now have a long Summer holiday to look forward to!


31 May 2015
Junior Cert Leaving Cert Applied and Leaving Cert exams begin on
Wednesday June 3. We wish all our students every success!


30 Aug 2015
A new year group of First Year students begin their Coláiste school
days on August 31. They will meet with their year head and class
director in the morning and have an afternoon of activities. We
welcome them to Coláiste!


31 Aug 2015
Congratulations to our Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert Applied
students on their outstanding results. We wish all of our students
well in their chosen path and will miss them over the coming school


20 Sep 2015
Mission week takes place in October from Monday 19 to
Friday 23. Lunchtime concerts, copper races, wacky sock day
are among the events which will organised to raise funds for
the Sisters of Mercy mission in Ngutani Kenya.

Les Misérables

22 Sep 2015
Rehearsals have begun for this year's Musical Les Misérables.
Fourth year and Transition year students will take part in the
show. The musical director is Mr Michael Hennessy and the
producer is a past pupil of the school Sarah Griffin.


2 Nov 2015
Open night takes place on Thursday November 12. There will
be a
tour of the school followed by a talk in the Dánlann.

Science Week

25 Nov 2015
Science week was celebrated in Coláiste with an impressive
number of events including a magic show, several quizzes
and talks. Congratulations to the senior Science quiz team
who will take part in the finals in Trinity College.

Les Misérables

25 Nov 2015
This year's musical Les Misérables opens to the public on
Wednesday Nov 25 and runs to Saturday Nov 28. All Fourth
year and Transition year students are taking part in the show.
The year groups who have enjoyed matinee performances
already have loved the show. Well done to all involved.

Jan 6 Return to School

5 Jan 2016
School resumed on January 6 the Epiphany. Mass was celebrated in
the Danlann at lunchtime.

Parent Teacher Meeting

7 Jan 2016
A parent teacher meeting for second year takes place on Wednesday
January 13.


25 Jan 2016
Irish Oral exams for Junior Cert students take place in the school
from Jan 25 to Feb 2.


26 Jan 2016
Transition year students will be taking part in the TY Drama
festival in the Briery Gap Macroom on Monday Feb 1.
They will be performing three plays : Top Girls,Dancing at
Lughnasa and Love and Information.
We wish them every success!


28 Feb 2016
A parent teacher meeting for first year parents takes place on
Wednesday March 2 from 4.15pm to 6.45pm.


17 Apr 2016
Leaving Cert Irish oral exams take place this week. Go neirí go geal
libh go léir!


19 Apr 2016
Congratulations to the Transition year students from the TY4 class
and their teacher Ms Howard on winning the Donal Walsh perpetual
lifetime award for their short film "Hand of Friendship".


11 May 2016
Thursday 19 May Leaving Cert Graduation
Monday 30 May Transition year Graduation
Thursday 2 June First and Second year School Tours


12 May 2016
On Sunday May 8 the school choir opened the Limerick Choral
Union 1916 Remembrance Concert with a magnificent performance
which was a credit to all school choir members and their conductor
Ms Carmel Griffin.


28 Aug 2016
Congratulations to the class of 2016 on their excellent results. All
in Coláiste wish each and every student well in their chosen career.


30 Aug 2016
Coláiste welcomed new First Year students on Monday August 29.
They were assigned classes and lockers and met with their class
director and year head in the morning and had an afternoon of
activities with their peer helpers.