Principal's Welcome

I am delighted to welcome you to Dunamase College Coláiste Dhún Másc. Dympna.JPG

Choosing a school can be a great leap of faith. I hope that as you come to learn more about Dunamase College Coláiste Dhún Másc you will find that choice an easy one to make. Since its establishment in 2017 the school has grown rapidly and continues to be on a path of rapid development. It is a vibrant, dynamic school. Our fantastic staff are committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning and the wellbeing of students. Education here is delivered through the medium of English agus trí mheán na Gaeilge to the young people in our care. We prepare our students for fulfilment in a world that demands flexibility, creativity, resilience and critical thought. We offer an energetic and enthusiastic learning environment where difference and diversity are valued and respected. Along with a strong emphasis on the Irish language and culture, we challenge our students with a wide range of subjects allied to a wealth of sporting, musical and dramatic activity. Our students are fortunate not only to have modern up to date classrooms, but they also have access to the fantastic facilities at Portlaoise Leisure Centre, while our musical activities are enhanced by our close links with the school of music. Being a digital school we recognoise the pivotal role technology will play in the future of our students’ lives, this is reflected in our innovative delivery of the curriculum, using the most up to date educational practices and technologies. Dunamase College Coláiste Dhún Másc is the best place to learn, to grow, to teach and to work and you will be a part of our community long after your school days are over.

Dympna Kelly


Dunamase College,
Railway Street,
Co. Laois,
R32 WE02

057 866 4696

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