Coláiste Eoin Hacketstown

Principal's Welcome


It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Coláiste Eoin and I hope our website will provide you with an insight into all aspects of life in our school. Coláiste Eoin is regarded as one of the leading second level providers in County Carlow serving the areas of North-East Carlow and South-West Wicklow. We offer an exciting array of subjects which provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for progression to higher education and the world of work.

Our dedicated and experienced staff utilise innovative teaching methods to support students' learning in Coláiste Eoin. Students participate in an inclusive and caring environment, with help readily available from our friendly and supportive staff.

We at Coláiste Eoin have a proud record of academic and sporting excellence. Our state examination results reflect the school’s excellent academic standards and the high importance we place on learning and teaching. We provide a first-class academic curriculum delivered by a team of professional, dedicated and committed teachers, whose goal is to enable each student to reach their full potential in an atmosphere of mutual respect.

We also encourage our students to participate in a wide range of extra and co-curricular activities to enable them to develop emotionally, physically, socially and creatively. Our goal is that each one of our students feels supported, respected and valued as a unique individual within a caring, inclusive, collaborative and compassionate school environment. We aim to provide our students with a strong sense of self. In Coláiste Eoin we have an excellent pastoral care structure with a whole school approach to our Guidance provision.

It is my hope that as you browse through our website you will discover a vibrant school community, characterised by an atmosphere of warmth and vitality where our pupils are active, secure and most importantly, happy, throughout their educational experience here with us at Coláiste Eoin.

Principal Mr. Alan Costello

May 29
House Exams 1st 2nd and 5th Years
Hacketstown, Co. Carlow R93 CY86
Roll Number: 70410O
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