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Leaving Cert Applied Success

A special congrats to our students who received their Leaving Cert Applied Results today. All students who sat the exam achieved between Merit and Distinction grades. These are fantastic results and bodes well for the future for students of both LCA and the traditional Leaving Cert. (our 6th Years will sit their […]


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                                                                                                                  Coláiste Chúil Each (Registrations now Open On: https://patronage.education.gov.ie/on )
Multi-denominational, Co-educational, Inclusive  Community College

The Department of Education and Skills is seeking to appoint a patron for the new Post Primary School for Galway City/Oranmore. Galway and Roscommon ETB (GRETB) is making an application for patronage with […]

Summer Newsletter

Our summer edition of Merlin Branches is now available by clicking here:

Summer Newsletter 2018

Notice re: Availability of Student Places 2018/19

No Places Available 2018/19 For Transfer Students/ A small number available for incoming 1st Years

Just a notice to parents/ guardians that there are no places available in 2nd, 3rd, TY, 5th and 6th for 2018/19. Parents are still welcome to fill in application forms wishing to transfer into Merlin College but places are currently not […]

Talent Show Success!


Well done and congratulations to the Merlin College Choral Group who came second in the GRETB Talent Show last Thursday 15th March!

Yellow Flag Diversity Team

This academic year Merlin College is working towards achieving a Yellow Flag for the school. The Yellow Flag programme recognises, promotes and celebrates diversity. Last Thursday 15th March students and teachers from the school’s Yellow Flag Diversity team visited the Royal Hospital Kilmainham to celebrate the first anniversary of the recognition of Traveller ethnicity. Students […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2018

Tá Seachtain na Gaeilge faoi lán tseoil anseo i gColáiste Mhuirlinne!

Beidh go leor imeachtaí speisiúla at siúl le linn an tseachtain agus bí cinnte go nglacann tú páirt ghníomhach!

Tá “Cártaí Sár Iarrachta” ag na múinteoirí le bronnadh at dhaltaí a dhéanann a ndícheall cúpla focal a úsáid.

Tá clár ama na nimeachtaí le feiceáil thar timpeall […]

Closed Friday 2nd March

Red Alert is until 3pm tomorrow. Therefore, Merlin College will be closed tomorrow Friday. See you all safe and sound on Monday. Mind yourselves driving or on icy paths etc., regards John Cleary.

Red Alert School Closed

Dear Parents/ Guardians,

Due to the Governments Red Alert we have no choice but to close tomorrow. It is very likely we will be closed Friday also. We will keep you posted,


John Cleary,


Junk Kouture Regional Finalists!

Transition Year students from Merlin College have made it through to the Regional Finals of the prestigious Junk Kouture competition. Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture is a national contest which encourages young designers in second level education to create striking couture designs and impressive works of wearable art from everyday junk that would normally find […]