O'Connell School


The O’Connell School is a secondary and a primary school for boys located on North Richmond Street in Dublin, Ireland. The school, named in honour of the leader of Catholic Emancipation, Daniel O’Connell, has the distinction of being the oldest surviving Christian Brothers school in Dublin, having been first established in 1829. It is now under the trusteeship of the Edmund Rice Schools Trust.

O'Connell Secondary School
Location
North Richmond Street, Dublin 1, D01 Y4A9,

Coordinates53.3593°N 6.2515°W / 53.3593; -6.2515
Information
Motto"Ciall agus neart"
(Power and strength)
Established1828; 193 years ago (1828)
PrincipalLiam Newell
StaffOver 30
GenderMale
Number of studentsOver 300
Religious orderCongregation of Christian Brothers
Websiteoconnellschool.ie


The school offers the Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate programmes.

Notable staff and past pupils


O'Connell's School from the North Circular Road

A number of significant figures in Irish public life attended O'Connell's School.

Arts, journalism and entertainment

Business and philanthropy

Science, medicine, technology, engineering and mathematics

Politics

Religion

Sports

Veterans

References


  1. O Muircheartaigh, Micheal (2006-10-29). "Micheal and the Far East connection". Irish Independent. Retrieved 2012-09-15.