Overall Winner – Seán O’Sullivan, VerifyMe

Best School Republic of Ireland 2024 – Coláiste Chiaráin


Official Opening

Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD Pictured at the Official Operning Ceremony for the New Building and Campus, October 2022. 

New School Campus

Rich Opportunities in Performing Arts

Coláiste Chiaráin

Welcome to our school website. We hope that by browsing our site you gain an insight into our wonderful school community. We are a vibrant and innovative school community, very fortunate to have just recently moved into a brand new school building and 22 acre campus.  If you require any assistance plase contact us. Thank you for taking the time to find out more about Coláiste Chiaráin. 

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Awards 2024

May 2024

April 2024

February/March 2024

January 2024

November/December 2023

September 2023

BTYSTE Overall Winner & Best Overall School

We are delighted to announce that Seán O’Sullivan, Form 5 has won the overall BTYSTE award with a project that explores a new way of authenticating authorship in AI generated content. Our school was also awarded the Best Overall School Award.  We are so Proud of Sean,...

Musical Memories – Our 2024 Musical

We are delighted to announce that our Annual School Musical takes place in The LimeTree Theatre on Friday January 26th and Saturday January 27th 2024 @ 8:00 p.m.  This years production is titled: Musical Memories - reliving the magic of Colaiste Chiarain's Musicals. ...

Weather Update

Weather Update: November 12th, 20:15 Please note: Having considered all advice issued from both Met Eireann and Bus Eireann. Please be advised that Coláiste Chiaráin will remain closed tomorrow Monday, November 13th. The school will re-open as normal on Tuesday...

Class of 2023

It was wonderful to welcome our 2023 Form 1 class to Coláiste Chiaráin on Monday August 28th. What a wonderful group of young people. We look forward to the Journey ahead. Pictured above: The Coláiste Chiaráin Class of 2023 with their Dean Mr. Colm Hanley and School...

Coláiste Chiaráin Students Shoot for the Sky

A team of intrepid students from Coláiste Chiaráin are hoping to reach new heights at the national Cansat finals in Offaly this weekend. The students hope to build on their success at the regional finals held in Tralee at MTU Kerry. The goal of the competition is to...

Barcelona. Ty’s on Tour

Day 1 in Barcelona with our TY students.. what an amazing city! The morning was spent on a walking tour of the city’s history and culture as well as enjoying a fabulous stroll along the iconic Las Ramblas. Lunch in La Boquería market. The afternoon was spent in Park...

National Tree Week 2023

National Tree Week 2023   This week, Coláiste Chiaráin were delighted to engage in and celebrate another National Tree Week in collaboration with our biodiversity project planting partners, Coillte, The National Tree Council of Ireland and Easy Treesie / Crann. ...

Local Politicians inspire Politics and Society Students with school collaboration. 

Local Politicians inspire Politics and Society Students with school collaboration.  Politics and Society students in Coláiste Chiaráin were treated to a rather rare event on Tuesday last when members of the Municipal District of Adare Rathkeale convened their monthly...

Council recognise vibrant school initiatives at recent Council meeting

On Tuesday, March 14th, staff and students in Coláiste Chiaráin were hosts to the Adare and Rathkeale Municipal District Monthly meeting. This was a very informative event in which local politicians were joined by students, staff and American Exchange Students as part...

THE Wiz…..

Coláiste Chiaráin Musical “The Wiz” leaves three sell out audiences spellbound! . Coláiste Chiaráin has just concluded a very successful run of “The Wiz” in the spectacular Lime Tree Theatre, Mary Immaculate College. The show ran from Friday 27th to Saturday 28th...

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High Street, Croom, Co. Limerick

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