The Royal School Cavan is a Christian Co-Educational Secondary Boarding School in Cavan Town. It was founded in 1611 by James 1.
At present it caters for over two hundred pupils, comprising of both day and boarding.

Principal: Edward Lindsay

Deputy Principal: Padraic Corley

Phone: 049 4361605

Fax: 049 4361636



Present Day

The present school building, which dates back to 1819, was purpose build as a School. It has, however, been extensively renovated and modernised in recent years. The building is situated on its own grounds (20 acres) adjacent to Cavan town and has ample outdoor recreational facilities as follows:

    • Full sized floodlit all-weather hockey pitch
    • Grass soccer pitch
    • Hard tennis/basketball court with floodlighting


We offer 13 class rooms, a library as well as specialist rooms as follows:

    • Science Laboratory
    • Computer Room - PC Network Broadband Internet Access
    • Technology Room
    • Music Tutorial Room
    • Art and Craft Room
    • Home Economics Room