What's happening in the Royal School

Cyber Bullying

Free Cyber Bullying & Internet Safety Training Day

WEDNESDAY 17th October 2018

9 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. (Students)
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Staff )
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (All parents)  

Themed Weeks

Last week was Languages and Culture Week check out our photo gallery here showing some of the events that took place.

Languages and Culture Week

This week is Mental Health week there are many activities taking place throughout the school.

  • Random Act of Kindness
  • Tree of Gratitude
  • Worry Balloon Release
  • Music for Wellbeing
  • Art for Wellbeing
  • Pop Up Picnic-Form 5 P3 Friday

Next week is Maths week, again with lots of activities for students to take part in.

Students check out our events here!


After School Activities 2018 – 2019


Athletics & Cross Country (Boys/Girls)

Minor & Junior Girls Hockey



Junior & Senior Girls Rugby

Band (All Pupils)


Senior GIrls Hockey

U16 & Senior Boys Soccer

Form 1 and 2 Girls Soccer


U14 Boys Soccer & Futsal

Boys Basketball

Choir (All Pupils)

Open Evening

Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Acting Principal’s address at 7 p.m. sharp.
Co-educational weekly boarding and day school.
Fifth and Sixth class Parents and children are invited to view the School and meet with the staff.

The Royal School offers:

  • A Tradition of 400 years of delivering Quality Education
  • A caring, family environment in which to learn and develop
  • Academic excellence
  • Small class sizes and an excellent pupil teacher ratio
  • A Broad range of extra-curricular and after school activities such as
    hockey, badminton, athletics, table tennis,basketball, soccer, rugby,
    chess, boarders common room, Christian Union, school choir, craft club
  • Opportunities for student leadership through programmes such as
    Mentoring, Green Schools, Mini Company, Christian Union, School Choir
    and many more.

    Welcome to our new Form 1 Group


Sunday 26th August (Evening):
Form 2, Form 3 and Prefect boarders return at/ before 9:30 pm.

Monday 27th August:
School opens at 8:40 am for Form 2, Form 3 Pupils & Prefects

Monday 27th August (Evening)
Form 1, TY and Prefect Boarders return at/ before 9:30 pm.

Tuesday 28th August
School opens at 8:40 am for Form 1, TY and Prefects.

Tuesday 28th August (Evening)
Remaining Form 5 and 6 boarders return at/ before 9:30 pm.

Wednesday 29th August
At 8:40 am all pupils attend school

Leaving Certificate Results 2018

Best of luck to the class 2018, receiving their results tomorrow.

Below are some links and phone numbers that may be helpful in the coming days:


Results are available in the school on the morning of August 15th and are available online at from 12 noon – PIN required to access this service.

Leaving Certificate Helpline

The Helpline is provided courtesy of the National Parents’ Council in association with the Irish Independent, eir and supported by the Dept. of Education & Skills. The Institute of Guidance Counsellors are employed to provide qualified guidance counsellors to give advice and support to both students and their parents.

Helpline Phone Number: 1800 265 165


Class of 2018

As we prepare to say goodbye to the class of 2018 tonight we took time out to reflect on their time spent here together and a tree was planted to remember them by. Best of Luck Class of 2018!

Irish Angus Beef School’s Competition

Congratulations to Rachel Alexander, Sophie Reilly, Barry Stratford, Kelvin McNally and Lloyd Hastings on being one of six finalists in the Certified Irish Angus Beef School’s Competition.

One of our new Calves

The students traveled to Cahir in Tipperary yesterday to meet their five calves which they will receive at the ploughing championships in September. The students will then rear the calves for 18 months under their given theme “The value of Irish Angus in Production System’s” until slaughter. The final of the competition will be held in spring 2020.