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Coláiste Eoin
ColEoinCrest.jpg
Location
Booterstown, County Dublin
Republic of Ireland
Information
Motto Fiat Justitia
(Latin for 'Let justice be done')
Established 1969
Chairperson Antain Delap
Principal Proinsias de Poire
Staff 35 approx.
Gender Male
Number of students 450 approx.
Colour(s) Yellow, White and Black
Religious order Christian Brothers
Website

Coláiste Eoin is an Irish language Catholic voluntary secondary Gaelcholáiste for boys, under the trusteeship of the Edmund Rice Schools Trust located in Booterstown, County Dublin, Ireland. It prides itself in the Irish culture, and has hurling and Gaelic football teams, traditional Irish music bands, and Irish language debating teams. The school is financed by resources from the Department of Education and Skills and voluntary donations.

Notable past pupils[edit]

  • Colm Mac Eochaidh – High Court judge
  • Ian Daly – Footballer playing for Dulwich Hamlet in the lower divisions of the English football leagues.
  • Ciarán Ó Cofaigh - TV and Film Producer and director of ROSG (Cré na Cille) and Eo Teilfís
  • Rossa Ó Snodaigh - Kíla multi instrumentalist, composer for theatre and dance, author, producer and director of radió drama, TV presenter and director of An Puball Gaeilge at the Electric Picnic

Notable past teachers[edit]

  • Cliodna Cussen – Sculptor, artists, writer
  • Tony Gregory – Independent TD

Campus[edit]

Coláiste Eoin's campus viewed from the gaelic pitch.

The school is 6 km from the Dublin city centre. The campus incorporates Coláiste Eoin and Coláiste Íosagáin's original 1970s-built buildings, a science block, an arts block, the newly built 3-storey classroom block and sports hall, and a large sports field with a football and hurling pitch.

Coláiste Íosagáin[edit]

Coláiste Íosagáin is an Irish language Catholic voluntary secondary gaelscoil for girls under the trusteeship of the Sisters of Mercy, which shares a campus with Coláiste Eoin. It was established in 1971, two years after Coláiste Eoin's establishment, to provide an Irish language education for girls in the South County Dublin area .

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Coordinates: 53°18′09″N 6°12′17″W / 53.302365°N 6.204599°W / 53.302365; -6.204599

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