Announcements

End of Year Arrangements

Clonkeen College will be closed on Friday 30th April and Monday 3rd of May for the May Bank Holiday weekend. Classes will end on Thursday 29th April at 15:55 and resume at 08:50 on Tuesday 4th May.

The Department of Education has instructed schools to close for all students after lessons on Friday 28th May 2021. Therefore the school term will end at 3.15 on Friday 28th May.

Information Night for Parents of Incoming First Year students ’21 – ’22

A virtual information evening will be held via Microsoft Teams Live Events on the evening of Wednesday 28th April. The presentation will start at 7pm.

A link will be emailed to parents of registered incoming first year students in the coming days. If your contact information has changed, please be sure to inform the school.


Clonkeen College was founded by the Christian Brothers in 1967. It caters for 575 pupils and has a staff of 40 teachers. The college is a non fee-paying Boys’ Secondary School with extensive modern facilities.


Aims and Philosophy
Clonkeen College seeks:
to promote Christian Values in the pupils’ life and work;
to develop the varied talents of each individual;
to promote academic excellence;
to provide a disciplined atmosphere in which learning may prosper;
to provide a healthy social environment;
to guide and counsel each student in his preparation for a career and role in life;
to retain the positive aspects of a traditional Christian Brothers’ education.