Calendar 2014/2015

A calendar of all school events and holidays for the coming academic year

is available here in the calendar section



School Musical 2014

Calasanctius College will present the very popular musical

The Sound of Music during the week of October 21st



2015/2016 Applications

Friday 31st October is the closing date for accepting applications for

1st year 2015/2016. Application form and Admissions Policy

is available here



Our School

Calasanctius College Oranmore is a co-educational college, which caters for the needs of the local community. The students come from Oranmore and surrounding areas, including Maree, Carnmore, Claregalway, Clarenbridge, Kilcolgan and the south side of Galway City. The students come from very different backgrounds, both socially and economically, ranging from farming, self-employed, unemployed, business, and professional. The majority of students intend to carry on to third level.

The ambition of the school is to ensure that all members of the school community are given the best opportunity to achieve their potential in a happy, caring and supportive environment” The beautiful school building overlooking Galway Bay was opened in 2006 and accommodates approximately 800 students. Facilities include modern state of the art Science laboratories, material technology rooms, technical graphics rooms home economic rooms a music room, a full size sports hall and a fully equipped exercise gymnasium and modern canteen and performance area.

Latest News

  • Win for Senior Ladies Gaelic Football Team
    The Calasanctius College senior ladies gaelic football team beat Colaiste na Coirbe on Thursday 2nd October in Oranmore GAA Grounds at 10am. Captain, and U-16 All Ireland county player, Karen Dowd...
  • Proposed Library
    Calasanctius College is going to establish a new library. If you have any unwanted books in good condition, please bring them along to the school playground on Saturday 17th of May while you are...
  • Cash for Clobber Day
    Up Cycle  Saturday  is a fund raising initiative, organised by the Calasanctius Parents' Association to raise much needed funds to support school activities. So, why not have a look at your...
  • Big Breakfast in Calasanctius College
    The Parents' Association of Calasanctius College are hosting a Big Breakfast on Bank Holiday  Sunday May 4th  in Nano Nagle Hall and is open to our whole community.  Bring the...
  • Boys Soccer Creates History in Connaught Final Victory
    On a wet and windy Monday, 24th March 2014, Calasanctius secured the U15 A Connaught final for the first time in the school's history. The team, led by captain Shane Ryan, played well in the first...