Tá fáilte romhat isteach chuig Coláiste Oiriall. Glac tamall anois chun aithne a chur orainn agus chun eolas a chur ar ár scoil. Coláiste Oiriall is a progressive and vibrant school working to the highest standards in teaching and learning. We boast a broad curriculum with a superb range of on-site facilities offering pupils an opportunity to excel. We have a very strong pastoral ethos and generous staff commitment to sporting and cultural activities. We have a very high success rate in securing places in universities and our examination results are consistently considerably higher than the national averages.


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School Calendar 2017-2018

Monday, 28th August                                    Opening for 1st Year students and Prefects

Tuesday, 29th August                                    Re-opening for 3rd and 6th Year students

Wednesday, 30th August                               Re-opening for all students

Thursday, 31st August                                  Assembly

Thursday, 7th September                              Information Meeting for First Year parents

Thursday, 14th September                            Beginning of the Year Mass

Friday, 15th September                                 Higher Options Conference for 6th Years

Monday, 18th & Tuesday, 19th September  Study Skills Workshops

Thursday, 21st September                            Sports Day

Monday, 25th September                              6th Year Biology Field Study                         

Tuesday, 26th September                              TY Aptitude Tests

Thursday, 5th October                                  Information Meeting – 3rd Level Options

Thursday, 12th October                                Transition Year Law Workshop

Thursday, 12th October                                Spelling Bee 

Monday, 16th October                                   Meeting – Rois/Lorgan/Eois 6th class parents

Tuesday, 17th October                                   Photographer for 1st, 3rd and 6th Yr. students

Thursday, 19th October                                TY Tour to Newgrange and Knowth

Monday, 23rd – Friday, 27th October            Transition Year Work Experience

Monday, 23rd October                                   Individual Meetings with 1st Year students

Wednesday, 25th October                             5th Year Attainment Tests

Wednesday, 25th October                             6th Year Parent-Teacher Meeting

Thursday, 26th October                                Halloween Party for 1st & 2nd Year students

Monday, 30th – Friday, 3rd November         Halloween Break

Tuesday, 31st – Friday, 3rd November         LC Halloween Supervised Study


Wednesday, 8th November                           3rd Year Parent-Teacher Meeting

Thursday, 9th November                              Assembly

Friday, 10th November                                  Launch of Peann agus Pár Competition

Wednesday, 15th November                         2nd Year Parent-Teacher Meeting

Monday, 20th – Friday, 24th November       STEM Week

Thursday, 24th November                            ETB Careers’ Day

Thursday, 23rd November                            1st Year Tour to Dundonald

Friday, 24th November                                  TY Tour to Armagh Planetarium

Monday, 27th – Friday, 1st December          Friendship Awareness Week

Wednesday, 29th November                         Staff Meeting (2)

Thursday, 16th December                             Christmas Religious Service

Friday, 17th December                                  TY Christmas examinations

Tuesday 19th – Thursday. 21st December    1st, 2nd and 5th Year Christmas Examinations

Tuesday 19th – Thursday 21st December     Mock Orals and Music Practical exams 

Friday, 22nd December                                 Christmas Funday and Christmas holidays


Monday, 8th January, 2018                          School re-opens

Wed. 10th – Sat. 13th January                       Young Scientist Exhibition

Thursday, 11th January                                Assembly

Saturday, 13th January                                 Open Day

Tuesday, 16th January                                  Open Night

Thur. 18th & Fri. 19th January                     JC Oral Irish examination

Wednesday, 24th January                             1st Year Parent-Teacher Meeting

Wednesday, 31st January                             5th Yr. Parent-Teacher Meeting

Wednesday, 24th January                             Mock Junior/Leaving Certificate exams

­­­­­­Mon. 5th – Fri. 9th February                         Transition Year Work Experience

Tuesday, 6th February                                  5th Year Geographical Investigation

Tuesday, 6th February                                  Meetings with 3rd Year students

Mon. 12th – Fri. 16th February                     Mid-term Break


Tuesday, 20th February                                Dance Workshops with Tura Artura

Thursday, 22nd February                             Information Meeting – Leaving Cert. choices

Tuesday, 6th March                                       TY Dublin Tour

Monday 12th – Friday 16th March               Seachtain na Gaeilge

Tuesday, 13th March                                     St. Patrick’s Concert

Wednesday, 14th March                                3rd/6th Year 2nd Parent-Teacher Meeting

Monday, 19th March                                     St. Patrick’s Day’s Bank Holiday

Thursday, 22nd March                                  Religious service

Thursday, 22nd March                                  Transition Year Information Meeting

Monday, 26th March                                     Easter Holidays begin

26th-29th March & 3th -6th April                   LC Easter Supervised Study


Monday, 9th April                                          School re-opens

Thursday, 12th April                                     Assembly

Friday, 13th April                                          5th Year Biology Field Study

Friday, 13th April                                          2nd Year tour to Share Adventure Centre

Friday, 27th April                                          TY Summer examinations

Tuesday, 1st May                                           Transition Year Interviews

Friday, 4th May                                              School Closed

Monday, 7th May                                           Bank Holiday 

Wednesday, 9th May                                     TY Orienteering and Pizza Party

Wednesday, 9th May                                     2nd Year SLAR meetings (optional)

Tuesday, 15th May                                         Announcement of Student of the Year

Wednesday, 16th May                                   Awards’ Ceremony

Thursday, 17th May                                      County Sports’ Day

Monday, 22nd May                                        TY Outdoor Education in Tanagh

Monday, 21st May                                         6th Year Farewell Ceremony

Tuesday, 22nd May                                        TY End of Year Ceremony   

Tuesday, 29th May                                         1st/2nd/5th Years’ examinations begin

Tuesday, 29th – Thursday, 31st May            Gaisce Adventure Trip (bronze) to Bragan

Friday, 1st June                                              End of School Year

Wednesday, 6th June                                     Junior and Leaving Certificate begin