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Summer Newsletter 2017

Our summer edition of Merlin Branches is available by clicking Summer Newsletter 2017 PDF Web Version


Global Schools Success

Coláiste Mhuirlinne/ Merlin College Global Citizenship Committee

We are delighted to annnounce that our school has been  awarded the Emerging Global Citizenship Passport for their work in integrating Development Education across numerous subjects and aspects of school life. This award is recognised by WorldWise Global Schools, an organisation that helps to enrich teaching and learning experiences for students […]

GRETB Awards 2017

Congratulations to the Coláiste Mhuirlinne/ Merlin College students who received a GRETB Award for their contributions to various aspects of school life.

Award Category: Healthy Eating and Wellbeing – Seth Harrison

Award Category: Sport – Anthony Loye

Award Category: STEM  – Kinga Neumann and Reuben Street

Award Category: Innovation and entrepreneurship – Denis Soukhikh

Award Category: Overcoming […]

Gaelbhratach Success

Tá Gaelbhratach bainte amach ag Coláiste Mhuirlinne/ Merlin College!
Is scéim ghradaim í Gaelbhratach a thugann aitheantas do scoileanna a ghníomhaíonn le húsáid na Gaeilge a chur chun cinn tríd an scoil ar fad. Tá Gael-Linn i mbun Gaelbhratach sna scoileanna i gcomhpháirt le Conradh na Gaeilge ar an dara leibhéal agus Coláiste Mhuirlinne ag glacadh páirt í mblíana don chéad […]

Gold Medals for Merlin College students!

Merlin College students Kieran Lyons (Left)  who won a Gold and Bronze medal in backstroke and freestyle respectively and Jack O’Connor (right) winner of two gold medals in front crawl and backstroke at the recent Special Olympics Connaught Swimming Finals pictured with John Cleary, Principal.

One Good Idea

Well done and congratulations to two of our second year students  who have made it through to the final of Sustainable Energy Ireland’s “One Good Idea” Competition. Kinga Neumann and Reuben Street have created a SCRATCH Computer Game on the topic of Food Miles called “Food Doesn’t Fly”. 

One Good Idea is SEAI’s competition for primary and post […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017

Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Language Week) is an international Irish language festival and one of the biggest celebrations of our native language and culture that takes place each year in Ireland and in many other countries. Coláiste Mhuirlinne/Merlin College will celebrate Seachtain Na Gaeilge this year from March 6th to the 16th.

During […]

Consultation with Parents

Dear Parents/ Guardians,

A new Child Protection Policy and a revised Drugs and Substance Abuse Policy are being brought to the Board of Management (BOM)this Thursday 2nd March for ratification.

Please read the draft policies by clicking on the links below.

It is important that parents become familiar with school policies and any thoughts on the draft can […]

Important Notice for Parents of Incoming 1st Years

Important Notice For Parents of Incoming First Years

It has come to our attention after liaising in recent days with the Primary schools who have 6th class students coming here in September 2017, that some children believe they have a place in our school but have not enrolled properly or believe, as they have a brother […]

Supervised Study 2017

Supervised evening study for all year groups will commence on Monday 16th January at 3.55pm for 2 hours.

Study will take place 4 nights per week Monday – Thursday. The cost is 3Eur per night ( to be paid on Monday of each week).

Further information can be obtained from the Year Heads.