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1ST YEAR APPLICATIONS ONLY – PLEASE NOTE:  We can ONLY ACCEPT 1st Year Applications 11 months prior to the September of entry. For example: Apply 2nd October 2023 for entry on 1st September 2024. Applications will be accepted up to 3 weeks after the start date.

YEARS OTHER THAN 1ST YEAR – PLEASE NOTE: Applications will be considered in April/May of the school year prior to entry.

Admissions Information

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Admissions Policy

Annual Admission Notice for 2024/2025

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(Opens 2nd October)


Applicants should read the school’s Admission Policy prior to completing the Application Form.

The information requested on the Application Form is required in order to process your application for admission to the school. The information provided by you will be treated confidentially and processed in line with the school’s Admission Policy.

Any personal data provided on this form will be used to: (i) identify applicants; (ii) process an application in line with the school’s Admission Policy; (iii) communicate with parent(s)/guardian(s) in respect of an application; (iv) notify parent(s)/guardian(s) of the outcome of an application.

The information will be retained for an appropriate period thereafter to address any potential queries arising from the application process or added to the student’s school file in the case of successful applicants.

In accordance with section 66(6) of the Education Act 1998, as amended, personal data relating to applications for admission may be shared with the Board of Management of another school or the patron inorder to facilitate the efficient admission of students. This information may include the date on which an application was received by the school, the date on which an offer was made and the date on which an offer was accepted. Personal information concerning applicants may also be shared, including their name, address, date of birth and PPS number.

Further information on the handling of your personal data, including how to exercise your rights under GDPR is set out in the school’s Data Protection Policy.

Terenure College Senior School is a Voluntary Catholic Secondary School under the Trusteeship of the Irish Province of Carmelites. It is a fee-paying College for boys.


Address: Terenure College, Terenure, D6W DK72
Telephone: (01) 4997000 or 4904621
Fax: (01) 4929888
E-mail: admin@terenurecollege.ie

The Patron of the College: The Prior Provincial of the Irish Province of Carmelites
The Chairperson to the Board of Management: Ms. Patricia Borden
The Principal: Mr. Philip Wallace
The Deputy Principals: Mr. Michael Shanahan and Ms. Anne Hegarty

The Parents’ Association is conducted by a Committee consisting of ten voting members. All parents and guardians of pupils enrolled in the College are deemed to be members of the Association.
The central role of the Past Pupils Union is to strengthen the links, worldwide, between the Community, the College and its Past Pupils.

Terenure College provides a six year curriculum consisting of a three year Junior Cycle Programme, a one year Transition Year Programme and a two year Leaving Certificate Programme. (Transition Year is compulsory for all pupils.)

Details of subjects covered are available from the College and may change from time to time.

There are approximately 65 whole-time teachers and 5 part-time teachers employed by Terenure College Senior School. 

The College employs a whole-time Special Needs Teacher and provides some Resource hours.

The College provides various Support Services such as Year Heads, Tutors, Guidance Counsellors, Chaplaincy Team, School Nurse.

Pupils are taught in mixed ability classes from First to Third Years with the exception of English, Irish and Maths in Second and Third Year. In these subjects in these years pupils are set according to ability.

Classes begin at 8.45 a.m. and end at 3.45 p.m. daily, except for Wednesday when classes end at 1.00 p.m. There is a short break in the morning from 10.45 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and lunch is from 1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. Pupils may avail of the College’s Canteen facilities during lunchtime. Pupils are expected to be involved in co-curricular activities in the College. Typically this will mean a pupil being involved on a number of afternoons during the week and/or lunchtimes. Supervised Study is also available to pupils from selected years every weekday evening.

Further detailed information on the College’s ethos and activities are available in the College Prospectus, available upon request.


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Terenure College
Templeogue Road
Dublin, D6W DK72