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 2016 -2017

Friday, 26th August                                       Opening for 1st Year students and Prefects

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

Tuesday, 30th September                              Re-opening for all students

Thursday, 8th September                              Information Meeting for First Year parents

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

Friday, 16th September                                 Beginning of the Year Mass

Monday, 19th & Tuesday, 20th September  Study Skills Workshops

Monday, 19th September                              TY Tour to Newgrange and Knowth

Thursday, 22nd September                           Sports Day

Tuesday, 27th September                              TY Aptitude Tests

Monday, 3rd – Friday, 7th October               Friendship Awareness Week

Thursday, 6th October                                  Information Meeting – 3rd Level Options

Thursday, 13th October                                Transition Year Law Workshop

Tuesday, 18th October                                   Photographer for 1st, 3rd and 6th Yr. students

Monday, 24th – Friday, 28th October            Transition Year Work Experience

Monday, 24th October                                   Meetings with 1st Year students

Tuesday, 25th October                                   5th Year Biology Field Study 

Wednesday, 26th October                             5th Year Attainment Tests

Thursday, 27th October                                Halloween Party for 1st 7 2nd Year students

Monday, 31st – Friday, 4th November          Halloween Break

Tuesday, 1st – Friday, 4th November           LC Halloween Supervised Study



Tuesday, 8th November                                 6th Year Parent-Teacher Meeting

Friday, 11th November                                  Launch of Peann agus Pár Competition

Monday, 21st – Friday, 25th November        STEM Week

Thursday, 24th November                            ETB Careers’ Day

Thursday, 24th November                            1st Year Tour to Dundonald

Thursday, 24th November                            3rd Year Parent-Teacher Meeting

Friday, 25th November                                  TY Tour to Armagh Planetarium

Monday, 28th November                               2nd Year Parent-Teacher Meeting

Thursday, 8th December                               Christmas Religious Service

Friday, 16th December                                  TY Christmas examinations

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

Mon. 17th – Wed. 21st December                  Mock Orals and Music Practical exams

Thursday, 22nd December                            Christmas Funday and Christmas holidays



Monday, 9 January, 2017                             School re-opens

Wed. 11th – Sat. 14th January                       Young Scientist Exhibition

Thur. 19th & Fri. 20th January                     JC Oral Irish examination

Wednesday, 25th January                             1st Year Parent-Teacher Meeting

Wednesday, 1st February                             Mock Junior/Leaving Certificate exams

­­­­­­Mon. 13th – Fri. 17th February                     Transition Year Work Experience

Monday, 13th February                                 5th Class Gaelscoil Funday

Tuesday, 14th February                                5th Year Geographical Investigation

Wednesday, 15th February                           Meetings with 3rd Year students

Mon. 20th – Fri. 24th February                     Mid-term Break

Thursday, 2nd March                                    Information Meeting – Leaving Cert. choices

Tuesday, 7th March                                       TY Dublin Tour

Thursday, 9th March                                     3rd/6th Year 2nd Parent-Teacher Meeting

Mon. 13th – Thur. 16th March                      Seachtain na Gaeilge

Friday, 17th March                                        St. Patrick’s Day

Monday, 20th March                                     Free Day

Saturday, 1st April                                         Man Utd. v West Brom. at Old Trafford

Thursday, 6th April                                       Religious service

Thursday, 6th April                                       Transition Year Information Meeting

Monday, 10th April                                        Easter Holidays begin



10th – 13th & 18th – 21st April            LC Easter Supervised Study

Monday, 24th April                                        School re-opens

Friday, 28th May                                            TY Summer examinations

Monday, 1st May                                           Bank Holiday

Wed. 3rd April                                                Transition Year Interviews

Tuesday, 9th May                                           TY Orienteering and Pizza Party

Tuesday, 16th May                                         Announcement of Student of the Year

Wednesday, 17th May                                   Awards’ Ceremony

Thursday, 18th May                                      County Sports’ Day

Monday, 22nd May                                        TY Outdoor Education in Tanagh

Monday, 22nd May                                        6th Year Farewell Ceremony

Wednesday, 24th May                                   TY End of Year Ceremony

Tuesday, 30th May                                         1st/2nd/5th Years’ examinations begin

Friday, 3rd June                                             End of School Year

Wednesday, 7th June                                     Junior and Leaving Certificate begin