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  • Academic Awards

    Leaving Certificate 2019

  • Academic Excellence

    Junior Certificate 2019

  • All Ireland Champions 2017

    Minor Girls and Senior Boys Relay Teams.

  • Basketball Champions 2019


  • Blood Brothers

    This year's musical was a huge success.

  • Meitheal Leaders

    Vibrant school community.

Our Mission Statement

Presentation College is, by choice, a truly co-educational school. We aim to prepare all of our pupils, girls and boys alike for the challenges, responsibilities and experience of adult life. All members of the school community - pupils, parents, teachers and other staff - are held in very high regard and their dignity, worth and individuality is respected. We strive to build a sense of community based on Christian values. The school’s Code of Conduct acknowledges this and aims to promote a culture of respect throughout the school. It recognises that good discipline enables good teaching and allows good learning to take place.

Latest News

Presentation College Launches Young SVP for Fifth Year in a Row

resentation, Carlow has enabled transition year students the chance to help the less fortunate by joining the Young SVP Committee for five years now. On Friday the 15th of November College the committee held a launch for Young SVP to inform students that the new committee is elected...
18/11/2019 15:59 | Presentation College

Presentation College Comes First in the ISTA in the Senior Quiz Regional Finals

Presentation College Carlow had nine students, three teams taking part in the 2019 ISTA Senior Science Quiz regional finals in Carlow IT during Science week on Thursday evening. There were twenty three teams involved from Carlow, Kilkenny, Kildare and Laois. The winning team on the night was from Presentation College Carlow and the students are delighted to be going to the National Finals in Trinity College College Dublin..

15/11/2019 09:05 | Presentation College

Open Evening

On Monday 11 November the staff and students of Presentation College opened their doors to welcome visiting primary school pupils and their parents. The annual 'Open Evening' is always a wonderful opportunity to showcase our school and to meet the next generation of students. On Friday of the previous week all First Year Geography students displayed their projects ...

12/11/2019 21:58 | Presentation College

Amazing Goethe-Institut Sponsored Trip to Berlin

Five lucky students from Presentation College are currently spending a week in Berlin courtesy of the Goethe-Institut. Presentation College was selected to represent Ireland in a German Theatre Project earlier in the year. The title of the project is ‘Europa im Wandel’ which roughly means ‘Europe in Transition’. The other countries involved are Denmark, Finland, Scotland and  Norway....

12/11/2019 21:55 | Presentation College

Amazing Brains Study Workshop

All First Years participated in a study skills workshops on Wednesday 6 November 2019 in the school library. Students were taught how their ‘amazing brains’ work. They practised techniques and developed skills to enhance their learning in all subjects. Teachers present helped students link the material to their subject. Thanks to the Parents Council who supported the workshop.

12/11/2019 21:44 | Presentation College

Appointment of New Deputy Principal

The Board of Management is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Gary Carley as Deputy Principal in Presentation College with effect from 3rd September 2019.


Mr Carley has worked as National Coordinator for Religious Education with the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) for three years and has lectured in Religious Education in Maynooth University for four years. He has also worked as an Advisor with the PDST in the areas of Politics and Society, and Health and Wellbeing as well as being co-author of a Religious Education textbook for the new Junior Cycle. In addition, Mr Carley has been a teacher of Religious Education for the past sixteen years.


The Senior Management team in our school will now consist of Mr Ray Murray, as Principal, and Ms Lorraine Gillespie and Mr Gary Carley as Deputy Principals.


The Board of Management wishes Mr Carley every success in his new appointment in Presentation College and looks forward to working with him over the coming years.


Presentation College Carlow

Presentation College, Carlow

The school is a co-educational Catholic voluntary secondary school which caters for pupils of all religions and backgrounds. We aim to provide our pupils with an education that equips them for life and living in the modern world. We aim to challenge students to share with us the Christian vision of life. We have drawn up a Mission Statement that describes the kind of school we wish to be. We hope that every member of the school community will attempt to live by it and we intend that all of our decisions are informed by it and our school development plans based on it.

Upcoming Events

Parent-Teacher Meeting for Sixth Year students

Monday 25 November 2019

German Tour Meeting

Monday 25 November 2019

German Tour

Sunday 1 December 2019

Staff JCT CPD Day - No classes for students

Tuesday 3 December 2019

Parent-Teacher Meeting for Transition Year students

Wednesday 4 December 2019

Carol Service and Christmas Holidays begin

Friday 20 December 2019

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