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. 

Coláiste Chiaráin - Newsletters

January 2023
February 2023
March 2023
April 2023
May 2023

Time to Say Goodbye.. for Now!

All Good Things Come to an end..  Some images from our last day at Spring-Ford Area High School. Thank you to all who made this wonderful trip a reality.  This was an amazing experience for our staff and students.  Coláiste Chiaráin is a co-educational secondary...


Saturday Nov 25th Today was our first day in Washington D.C. We left Springford around 9am and arrived in Washington D.C around noon. The bus driver gave us a quick tour of the monuments and memorials when we arrived. He drove us around the National Mall where we got...

Go Flyers!

Friday, Nov 24 Today we went to the Philidelphia Flyers vs the New York rangers ice hockey game at the Wells Fargo centre in Philadelphia. It was quite a late start with the bus leaving at 11 am and the game starting at 1pm. The game was full of alot of action and the...

Central Park

Tuesday Nov 21st   Today we checked in our bags from the hotel at 10:45 am and went ice skating in Central Park for an hour. It was full of laughter, showing off and especially, falling. After that, we took the subway to Soho for shopping for two hours. After that, we...

Statue of Liberty

Monday Nov. 20th  We woke up and got breakfast near the hotel. We got the Big Red Bus to get a boat to the Statue of Liberty. The weather was great  We went to Ellis Island too and had a pretty long wait to get the ferry back to NY. After Ellis Island we went to...


Sunday Nov 19th We left Springford at 8am and arrived at the Belvedere Hotel at around 11am, we dropped our bags off and then walked to M&M World. We walked to Bryant Park and we got to go to a little market and it had an ice rink and food stalls. It was a lot of...


Saturday Nov 18th Today we got to lie-in a bit more and didn’t have to show up to school until 8:15am as we were going to Lancaster. We took a bus from the school and went to Shady Maple. It’s an all you can eat buffet. Everyone was bloated after it and were already...

Visit to Spring-ford Media Centre

Visit to Springford High Media Centre... The inspiration for our very own CCO Media Studio.. Coláiste Chiaráin is a co-educational secondary school operating under the patronage of Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board. www.lcetb.ieNews - School Updates In...


Wednesday 15th Nov We all left the school at about 8:45am on a school bus. We arrived at the Franklin institute at 10:15am,we finished up at 11am and walked to Independence Hall and did the tour. Once we finished up there, we went to get food at Reading Terminal...

Springford High School

Springford high On Tuesday we went to school and had our welcome breakfast hosted by the parents and it was so nice the food was amazing. We went to classes and it was so cool. In the evening we went to Handles ice cream parlour, there were so many flavours to choose...

School Blog - Latest Updates


American Exchange




Congratulations to Michael Naughton & Ben Ryan from Croom who have made the Limerick Minor Football panel for 2024! #luimneachabú #limerickgaa #croomabú

Team Building Fun During @colaiste Staff Development Day.

Big thank you to all our dedicated staff members who orchestrated a fantastic day of engaging activities.

Reminder, We are accepting batteries for recycling in aid of the Batteries for Barretstown fundraiser. A wonderful initiative being coordinated by one of our students Henry Coveney Recycling box located in the Reception area. Please support @colaiste @LCETBSchools


🎄Our Junior Student Council members are getting the holiday spirit going early. @StudentCCO

Organising a Secret Santa at break times between now and the 13th of December 🎄

Candy Canes and Mystery Bags will be spreading holidays cheer this year in @colaiste .


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Contact Details

Coláiste Chiaráin

High Street, Croom, Co. Limerick

Tel: +00 353 61 397700

Email: admin@cco.ie


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