to Portlaoise College
Welcome to Portlaoise College. Our school is situated just minutes from the heart of Portlaoise.
Portlaoise College provides full-time education for over 500 students in Junior and Leaving
Portlaoise College has built up a reputation in the delivery of a high quality and progressive
educational programme, particularly with its emphasis on the Sciences, Technology, Sports and
Information and Communication Technology and overall commitment to innovation, in all that it
We offer a comprehensive range of subjects at Junior and Leaving Certificate and we also offer a wide range of extra-curricular activities using our excellent facilities. We are committed to working
in partnership with parents/guardians to ensure that your son / daughter has a positive school
experience where they can reach their full potential
My sons are enjoying their time at the College both academically and socially. My eldest son went from a shy child to an outgoing young man now in 6th year. I am appreciative of the opportunities my sons got from studying in the school. I am thankful to all the staff and the great atmosphere
Portlaoise College is a fantastic learning environment. The extra-curricular activities and subjects on offer are great, coding has been a great addition. At Portlaoise College I play Gaelic football, basketball and spikeball. It has been a great decision to come to Portlaoise College.
I’ve enjoyed my time in Portlaoise College so far, I love the work ethic of the school but also the fun from the extra-curricular activities we have!
Our daughter is a 2nd year student in Portlaoise College she has made leaps and bounds both academically & socially since she started secondary school. As a parent I am immensity satisfied with educational aspect that Portlaoise College provides both with curricular & extracurricular activities. We certainly made the right decision in choosing this school.
Portlaoise College was founded on the principle that by pursuing big ideas and sharing what we learn, we
want to make the world a better place for all our learners.