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Parents Plus Program

Thursday mornings 9:30-12, starting February 28th

This is a six week evidence based program which supports parents in connecting with and building good relationships with their teenage children, while also being firm and influential in their lives. It focuses on effective communication and conflict resolution which parents can use with their teenagers, with the aim of helping them grow into responsible young adults.


Healthy Cooking on a Budget

Monday mornings 9am-11am, starting March 4th

This is a six week HSE approved program. It is a fun and interactive way to learn about food and nutrition, as well as picking up some clever cooking tips. Class sizes will be small and will be delivered by a tutor who has been trained by HSE community dietitians.

Spring Gardening

Thursday mornings 10am-1pm, starting April 4th

This is a fun and social set of classes where you will get lots of advice, tips and ideas for your own garden from an enthusiastic horticulturist. There is a focus on well-being and the classes are a great opportunity to meet other parents and learn new skills.



Monday afternoons 1:30 – 4:30, starting February 25th

Sewing classes for parents are a regular at O’Carolan College. Our tutor, Mary Kirwan, is highly skilled, helpful and enthusiastic. Bring to Mary whatever it is you would like to learn, whether it is on machine or by hand. She can help you with everything from simple crafts to dress-making. It is also an opportunity to meet others and make new friends.



Schedule for State Examinations 2018/19

State Examinations Commission


The schedule for examinations from the State Examination Commission for the Junior Cycle and Leaving Certificate examinations have been released. 


For the Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied and Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme schedule, please click here

For the Junior Cycle examinations schedule, please click here


An overview of the schedules and processes involve can be found by clicking here

All-Ireland Handball champions crowned in OCC

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Congratulations to 6th year students Conor Owens and Adam Crosbie who beat Presentation College Kerry in the All-Ireland Handball schools semi finals and beat Macartans College Monaghan in the All Ireland Final on saturday !!!
They won the Senior All Ireland Handball Doubles Title for the School. This is the first ever All-Ireland title in Handball for the school!

Inter-schools showjumping competition.


Congratulations to our school equestrian team of Bríoch Meehan and Shane Farrelly, who competed in the Interschools Showjumping competition in Ashbourne on Sunday. Both had a great round and narrowly missed out on being placed. 
Our next competition will be in Mullingar on March 24th when we hope the other members of the team will be able to attend too.


U15 Boys Soccer.

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Congratulations to the u15 Boys Soccer team who are now the North East Leinster Champions. The beat Ardee Community School 2-1, after extra time in Oriel Park, Dundalk last Friday. It was a fantastic team performance, with great leadership shown by Captain Rian McConnell, Vice Captain Adam Matthews and man of the match Joao Gabriel Gomes. The team will now go on to play in the Leinster Champions League Competition, representing North East Leinster.


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