The timetable for our Autumn sports programme for the upcoming year can be found at the link below.

Sports Activities 2017


Outline Calendar 2017/2018

  • Monday 28th August 2017 Form 4 Presentation on Transition Year for Parents/Guardians/Agents only, in the Swift Building commencing at 7 p.m. Form 4 boarding students return to settle into their dormitories from 7 p.m. (no earlier)
  • Tuesday 29th August 2017 Form 1 and Form 4 Induction Day. Meeting for new pupils entering Forms 2, 3, and 5 with Parents/Guardians/Agents (please see below for details). All boarders return from 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 30th August 2017 Full School day for all students
  • Monday 25th September 2017 School closed all day. All boarders return from 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday 30th October Friday 3rd November Mid-term break (School closes at 3:40 pm on Friday 27th). All boarders return on Sunday 5th November from 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday 25th December 2017 Friday 5th January 2018 Christmas Holidays (School closes at 3:40pm on Friday 22nd). All boarders return on Sunday 7th January from 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday 29th January 2018 Friday 9th February 2018 2 weeks Work Experience for Form 4 students. Leaving and Junior Certificate Mock Exams take place.
  • Monday 12th Friday 16th February 2018 Mid-term break (School closes at 3:40 pm on Friday 9th). All boarders return on Sunday 18th February from 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday 19th March 2018 Public Holiday, school closed all day All boarders return from 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday 26th March Friday 6th April 2018 Easter Holidays (School closes at 3:40 pm on Friday 23rd March). All boarders return on Sunday 8th April from 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday 7th May 2018 Public Holiday, school closed all day Boarders return from 7: 30 p.m.
  • Monday 28th May to Friday 1st June - In-house Summer examinations take place
  • Friday 1st June 2018 End of Summer Term - (School closes at 2 pm on Friday 1st June)

New Pupils: Forms 2, 3 and 5 Tuesday August 29th

10:15 a.m. - Arrival and registration in front hall.
Prefects and staff available to assist and advise.

10:30 a.m. - Meeting in Media Room Parents/Guardians/Agents and pupils.

Students to arrive in full uniform. Allocation of lockers and assignment to subjects and class-groups will follow the meeting. Parents/Guardians/Agents and day students depart thereafter. 


Wed 21st June, 6-8 pm, Room 4


Available (as of Tues 4pm & may change slightly)



Maths x 27

Business x 27

RE x 15


Irish Ordinary x 8

Irish Higher x 8

Maths Higher x 20

Maths Ordinary x 5

RE x 15

German - Viel Spaß  1 x 3, Viel Spaß 2 x 7

HE x 8

Metalwork x6

Tech Graphics x 12

Wood x 8

Music x 3

English x 2

CSPE x 8

French x 7

FORM  4                                        

Art x 5

RE x 1

Chemistry x 6

Economics x 5

Physics x 5

Maths Higher x 8

Maths Ordinary x 10


Form 5

Irish Ordinary x 1

Geography Book 3 x 6

The annual school photographs are now online and can be ordered from the following link;
For those who wish to order by phone please contact Maria directly on 056 7721012 and they will take your order over the phone. The 10" photographs are €12.75.  If you have any questions please give Maria a call on 056 7721012.

Book lists for all years for the upcoming academic year 2017/18 are now available by clicking on the link below.




Wed 21st June, 6-8 pm, Room 4

Books accepted

(Books must be in a bag and clearly named)

The following books may be left in from:


Maths – Project Maths Text & Tests 1 (Celtic) – red

Business - Please return the Business books given to you by the College in September if you are not doing Business in Form 2.


Irish – Iontas 2 (pale blue) Ordinary (Ed. Co.)

Irish – Iontas 3 (orange) Higher (Ed. Co.)

Maths – Project Maths Text & Tests 2 (higher) - blue 2012 (Celtic)

Maths – Project Maths Text & Tests 2 (ord) -  purple 2012 (Celtic)

RE – A Question of Faith 2014 (Ed. Co)

German - Viel Spaß  2

HE – Design for Living 3rd ed. (G&M) used W/book not accepted

Metalwork – Basic Engineering for Jun. Cert (Fallon)

Tech Graphics – Understanding Technical Graphics (G&M) used W/book not accepted

FORM  6                                               

Art –Appreciating Art for Leaving Cert 2011 (G&M)

Geography – Today’s World 2 (white cover (Ed. Co.)                             

RE – Faith seeking Understanding  Sections B, C, D (Veritas)

            Search for meaning Sect A (Veritas)

Chemistry – Understanding Chemistry 2nd edit. (Ed. Co.)

Economics – Positive Economics (Ed. Co.)

Physics – Real World Physics (Folens)



BOOKS THEY MAY LEAVE IN FOR SALE (front office/ Room 4, in a bag clearly named)

Maths Art Business RE Economics Biology Chemistry Physics


  • Don’t forget to hand in textbooks (that are on the list) to the Bookshop in Room 4 or leave into Front Office.

  • No Past Papers or used workbooks

  • Do not dump books outside Room 4.

  • Please ensure that there is a name in the bag.

  • No books accepted after 4 pm on Mon 19th June