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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 […]

Whole School Evaluation Report, February 2018

The Department of Education has published Coláiste Mhuirlinne’s/ Merlin College’s WSE Report. The Inspection took place in September 2017.
Please take some time to read the report which is available by clicking: WSE_Merlin College_201718.
We are absolutely delighted with its findings and believe it truly reflects the great work that has taken place since […]

TY/ LCA Information Night

An open evening regarding Transition Year and Leaving Certificate Applied for 3rd year students and their parent(s)/ guardians will take place in Merlin College on Wednesday 7th February 2018 from 6.30pm – 7.30pm.
The meeting will provide an opportunity for parents and student to find out more about TY and/ or LCA. Teachers and current […]

“Summer Nights” The Musical!

Merlin College presents their first ever musical “Summer Nights”

Merlin College are busy preparing for their first ever school musical. The cast of ‘Summer Nights’ will take to the stage next Wednesday January 24th to entertain local primary schools. The show will open to audiences on Thursday 25th for two nights. Doors open at […]