Mr. Gerard O'Sullivan

Mr. Gerard O'Sullivan


Principals Welcome


I am delighted to introduce you to Coláiste Chiaráin – a provider of high quality education to students from Co. Limerick, encompassing Limerick City and its environs. Located just 15 minutes from Limerick City, we are a vibrant and innovative learning community. We are a co-educational secondary school operating under the patronage of Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board with a current enrolment of 800 students. www.lcetb.ie. 

We are a forward-looking school with a reputation for innovation and academic excellence. At Coláiste Chiaráin we offer the most comprehensive curriculum and subject choices. We have a comprehensive offering in ICT and STEM education, with a proven track record in these areas. We are also committed to providing the very best sporting, cultural and co-curricular learning opportunities, for all. We pride ourselves on being a vibrant and ambitious learning community, where everyone is valued and has a part to play. Our highly trained and experienced staff works hard to ensure every young person is happy, safe and successful. The education of all students is a shared responsibility of school, parent and pupil. This partnership has to be based upon mutual understanding and trust. It is our commitment to work with parents and guardians to strive to ensure that every student is given every chance to succeed in a safe, engaging and happy environment.

Our new school Campus opened in January 2021 with the project costing in the region of €20 million.  The campus is fully equipped with the latest technology,  catering for the most comprehensive offering of subjects, together with GAA, Soccer and Rugby pitches in addition to provision of courts for Basketball, Soccer and Tennis. 

I hope that our website will give you a clear idea of the range and quality of the opportunities available at Coláiste Chiaráin. As educators we are charged with the ambitious and rewarding mission of transforming the lives of our students and the communities we serve. We are very proud of the students who have studied with us past and present and look forward to welcoming all who will become part of our vibrant learning community,in the future.

Choosing the right school for your son/daughter is a crucial decision, and confidence in a school comes from knowing and understanding what is going on within it. Our school website and school prospectus provide comprehensive information about Coláiste Chiaráin. In addition to reading our prospectus and browsing our school website, please email any member of the management team should you have any further questions.

If you would like to find out more about our Coláiste Chiaráin please contact us. We look forward to meeting you.

Kind Regards,

Gerard O’Sullivan



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

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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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