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Coláiste Mhuirlinne

A Co-Educational Second Level School serving the children of Doughiska, Galway City since 2013

Merlin College is a GRETB School

Pastoral Care for Academic Excellence

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Pastoral Care

Merlin College believes that every child is precious. Our Anti- Bullying team of teachers along with a cohort of Class Tutors, Year Heads and Counselors strive to make sure your child is safe and happy.

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Academia and the Arts

All students are encouraged to express themselves through the Arts. We believe Fine art, music and drama are essential for allowing students to express themselves and lends itself also to Academic success.

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At Merlin College we strive to ensure all students are engaging with extra curricular activities so that they may develop in other areas of their lives.

Extra Curricular

Our School

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Our Family Tree

Merlin College is set in the foreground of Merlin Woods in Galway City. The school is home to many nationalities and together we are growing affirmed with strong roots and many branches.

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Express Yourself

Creativity and artistic endeavour are central to the child's development at Merlin College and all students are encouraged to express themselves- Junk Kouture being one area that allows this to happen.

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The Irish Language

Merlin College strives at all times to encourage the growth and development of the Irish Language for all students through its very active Club Cainte.

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A World of Science

Active encouragement in the world of science is done through a very busy Science Club and annual entry into the National BT Young Scientist Competition and Sci- Fest. All students study Science at Merlin College and STEM development is a prominent priority.

Our latest News and Posts

We are a multi- Denominational School

November 12, 2018 No Comments

Merlin Wizards Logo

Merlin Wizards Logo Our New School logo as agreed by Student Council and staff.  We hope you like it.  The logo will be put on all sports teams jerseys to hopefully unite them further and to know that it will be a privilege in years to come to tell your friends you played for the […]

October 27, 2018 No Comments

Consultation Re: New school extension application.

1st Year 2019/20: Consultation with Board of Management, GRETB and the Department of Education to look for the sanctioning of a new school extension. I am delighted to announce that parents and guardians were sent the last offers for 1st Year places yesterday meaning that all places will be filled. Therefore, 120 students will have […]