School Calendar 2022/2023


First Year Induction

Friday 26th August (9am – 12.30pm)

First Year Induction

Monday 29th August (9am -1.10pm)

Third Year Induction

Sixth Year Induction

3rd Years: Tuesday 30st (9am- 12.30pm)

6th Years: Tuesday 30st (12.30pm -3.40pm)

Second Year Induction

Fifth Year Induction

2nd Year: Wednesday 31st August 9am- 12.30pm

5th Year: Wednesday 31st August 12.30pm -3.40pm

Full school Return (ALL YEAR GROUPS)

Thursday 1st September (Full Day)

Induction meeting for first year parents

Monday 5th September 7.30 pm

Info. Talk 2nd & 3rd Yr. Parents on New JC Assessments

Monday 5th September 7.00 pm

Friendship Week

Monday 19th September -23rd September

European Day of Languages

Tuesday 27th September

School Closure Day

Monday 26th September

Black History Month

Monday October 3rd – Monday October 31st

Open Night

Monday October 3rd 7pm

Celebrate Us Week

Monday 10th –Friday 14th October

Maths Week

October 17th to October 21st

Wellbeing Week

October 24th to October 28th

Mid Term Break

Closing Friday 28th October

Reopen Monday 4th November

Parent Teacher Meeting 1st Years

Wednesday 9th November 4.15pm-6.45pm

Meeting of LC Parents on the CAO System

Thursday 10th November 7pm

Science Week

November 7th – November 14th

Block 1 Exams- All students

Monday 7th – Friday 11th November approx.

School Closure Day

Tuesday November 15th

Geography Week

Monday November 14th to November 18th

Parent/Teacher Meeting 3rd/6th and LCA2

Thursday November 24th 4:15pm to 6:45pm

School Musical

Thursday 15th & Friday 16th December

3rd & 6th Year Trip

One day organised by YH - Monday 19th –Wednesday 21st

Christmas Holidays

Closing Wednesday December 21st

Re-open Thursday January 5th

Meeting for parents of 3rd and TY Students: Senior Cycle options

Thursday January 12th 7pm-8pm

History Week

January 16th - January 20th

HEAR & DARE Information Evening

Thursday January 19th 7pm

Parent/Teacher Meeting 2nd/5th and LCA 1

Thursdays 19th January 4:15pm to 6:45pm

School Closure Day

Thursday January 26th

Merlin College 10th Anniversary Celebration Day

Friday January 27th

Bank Holiday (Brigid’s Day) {School Closed}

Monday 6th February

Block 2 Exams &

JC and LC Mock Exams

Thursday 2nd - Friday 10th February approx.

LCVP Work Experience

Wednesday February 8th – Friday February 10th.

Mid-Term Break

Closing Friday 10th February

Re-open Monday 20th February

Literacy Week

Monday March 6th to Friday March 10th

Seachtain Na Gaeilge

Wednesday 1st March to Friday 17th March

St Patricks Day {School Closed}

Friday March 17th

Parent/Teacher Meeting 1st Year & TY

Thursday March 23rd 4.15pm-6.45pm

PLC Information Evening 6th Year/LCA

Wednesday April 5th

Easter Holidays

Closing Friday March 31st

Re-open Monday April 17th.

Bank Holiday

Monday May 1st

School Closure Day

Tuesday May 2nd

Leaving Cert Graduation

Thursday May 18th 7.00pm

School Awards Day

Friday May 19th

Transition Year Display Afternoon

Friday May 19th

Block 3 Exams: 1st, 2nd, LCA 1, 5th Exams

Monday 22nd – Friday 27th May approx.

1st , 2nd & 5th School Trip

One day for each year group organised by Year Head between Monday 29th May –Friday 2nd June

Summer Holidays

Friday 2nd June

State Exams Commence

Wednesday June 7h, 2023

State Exam Finish

Tuesday June 27th, 2023

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