Coláiste Eoin

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Coláiste Eoin
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Location

Republic of Ireland
Information
MottoFiat Justitia
(Latin for 'Let justice be done')
Established1969
ChairpersonAntoin Delap
PrincipalProinsias de Poire
Staff35 approx.
GenderMale
Number of students500 approx.
Colour(s)Yellow, White and Black
Religious orderChristian Brothers
Website

Coláiste Eoin is an Irish language Catholic voluntary secondary Gaelcholáiste for boys, under the trusteeship of the Edmund Rice Schools Trust located in Booterstown, County Dublin, Ireland. It prides itself in the Irish culture, and has hurling and Gaelic football teams, traditional Irish music bands, and Irish language debating teams; the school is financed by resources from the Department of Education and Skills and voluntary donations.

Notable past pupils[edit]

Notable past teachers[edit]

  • Cliodna Cussen – Sculptor, artist, writer
  • Tony Gregory – Independent TD

Campus[edit]

Coláiste Eoin's campus viewed from the Gaelic pitch

The school is 6 km from the Dublin city centre; the campus incorporates Coláiste Eoin and Coláiste Íosagáin's original 1970s-built buildings, a science block, an arts block, the newly built 3-storey classroom block and sports hall, and a large sports field with a football and hurling pitch.

Coláiste Íosagáin[edit]

Coláiste Íosagáin is an Irish language Catholic voluntary secondary Gaelscoil for girls under the trusteeship of the Sisters of Mercy, which shares a campus with Coláiste Eoin, it was established in 1971, two years after Coláiste Eoin's establishment, to provide an Irish language education for girls in the South County Dublin area.

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Coordinates: 53°18′09″N 6°12′17″W / 53.302365°N 6.204599°W / 53.302365; -6.204599