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Coláiste Chiaráin


New School Campus

Beauty and the Beast 2020

Principal’s Welcome

As Principal of Coláiste Chiaráin, I am delighted to welcome you to our website. I hope it gives you a flavour of our innovative and progressive school community.

Coláiste Chiaráin is an Inclusive Learning Community Committed to Excellence, Innovation and Opportunity. As a professional learning community our talented and committed staff are dedicated to enabling each pupil to reach his or her full potential and to become mature and responsible citizens. We have a vibrant extra-curricular programme through which our students discover their interests and nurture their talents. We are proud of  our extensive sports programme and are committed to providing our students with the very best opportunities be they sporting, cultural or in the performing arts. At Coláiste Chiaráin we are committed to excellence in all that we do. 

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 Mr. Gerard O’Sullivan


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Croom College of Further Education PLC College

COVID - 19 School Closure

 Coláiste Chiaráin is currently Closed due to the COVID-19 Virus

 Department of Education and Skills Press Release

Supporting Student Wellbeing

Our Guidance and Counselling team will make every effort to support you throughout this period of school closure. 

Supporting Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning using Google Classroom. Click on the link below to engage with your teachers in the Classroom environment.

Important Contact Information

If you need any assistance please remeber Ms. Betty Morrissey is available to support all parental queries and Mr. John Kelly is a contact and support for all student queries.


School Contact Information: Tel: 061-397700, (Office Hours, Mon-Thurs 09:00-15:00, Friday 09:00-13:00),

ICT Support / Google Classroom Queries:

Principal –Mr. Gerard O’Sullivan,

Deputy Principals – Ms. Evelyn Canty, Mr. James O’Shaughnessy

Deans: Form 1 Mr. Cathal O’Connor 2 Ms. Catherine Stack -Form 3 Mr. Joe Farrell – Form 4 Ms. Sarah O’Brien – Form 5 Mr. Michael Guilfoyle – Form 6 Ms. Edel Farrell

Ms Betty Morrissey

Ms Betty Morrissey

Home School Community Liaison


Mr. John Kelly

Mr. John Kelly

School Completion Officer


Current Notifications

Letters / Updates

Notification for Students


Please note, now that we are managing an enforced  school closure due to Coronavirus, work will be posted by each of your class teachers on Google Classroom.

Google Classroom can be accessed from the school website or at the following link If you are already a member of a google classroom in any subject area, you can continue using this classroom. Alternatively, if you wish to join a Google Classroom, a full directory of Classroom access codes for each of your teachers will be available on the school website.  

Please make every effort to adhere to all advice issued in relation to measures that need to be taken to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Further information is posted on our website. Stay safe.  

Notification for Parents

Dear parent, 

Now that our school is managing an enforced closure as a result of the Covid-19 Virus; every effort will be made to minimise disruption to student learning. 

All Students in Coláiste Chiaráin have access to the Google Classroom Platform. Google Classroom is available at there is also a link to Google Classroom published on our school website. A full directory of Teacher Classes (google Classroom) will be made available on our school website.

Teaching and learning will transition from the classroom to the cloud. This will allow us to facilitate teaching and learning beyond the four walls of the classroom for all of our students. Our teaching staff will make every effort to ensure that student learning is continued as far as possible in an online environment. Our students and teachers are already utilising Google Classroom as a collaborative teaching and learning platform and in this regard we will continue to build upon this excellent collaborative practice.

Our school website,  will provide further information and instructions for students and parents/guardians.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Coláiste Chiaráin is a co-educational secondary school operating under the patronage of Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board.

News - School Updates

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Contact Details

Coláiste Chiaráin

High Street, Croom, Co. Limerick

Tel: +00 353 61 397700



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