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Principals Welcome

On behalf of the school community we would like to extend a warm
welcome to you and your child as you embark on their journey
through second level education. Coláiste Iascaigh is a co-educational,
multi-denominational school under the patronage of Mayo, Sligo and
Leitrim ETB. Since it’s establishment in 1948 the school has provided
a wide range of educational opportunities in the local community. We
strive to create a school ethos that is caring and nurturing, placing
the student at the centre of teaching and learning at all times. Our low
pupil – teacher ratio ensures students get personalised attention in
small classes allowing them to prosper as learners.
The school is modern and equipped to a very high standard. In 2020
a new school extension was added to cater for increased enrolment,
comprising of a new Science Laboratory and additional classrooms.
We offer an extensive curriculum at Junior and Senior cycle, with
subjects such as Engineering offered exclusively at our school.
Students and staff have embraced Information, Communication
Technology (ICT) in every subject. We acknowledge the importance of
“anytime, anywhere” learning and the opportunities for self-directed
and more personalised learning. Our students have access to two
ICT rooms and additional laptop trollies supporting the use of ICT in
We pride ourselves in providing a curriculum which includes a wide
range of learning opportunities for our students, developing their
talents both academically and in the extra-curricular fields.
There is a strong and supportive Pastoral Care team in the school to
support your child throughout their time here in Coláiste Iascaigh.
A comprehensive induction programme to ease and support the
transition from Primary to Post Primary.
You are very welcome to contact the school if you wish to discuss
anything further. 

Thomas Coggins  Principal and Maeve McDermott Deputy Principal


Thomas Coggins (Principal Colaiste Iascaigh)

Maeve McDermott (Deputy Principal Colaiste Iascaigh)