Loreto Abbey, Dalkey is a Catholic, fee paying secondary school for girls located overlooking the sea at Dalkey, south Co Dublin. Teachers and staff know each girl individually and strive to provide each one with a rounded education . Students are provided with a wide range of curricular and co-curricular choices so each girl has the opportunity to achieve her potential and to enjoy being at school.

Latest News

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week was celebrated in the school from February 1st to 5th. It is a celebration of our catholic identity. The First and Second year students marked the week by celebrating class Masses in the convent Chapel with our sacramental Chaplain, Fr. Patrick Devitt.

We also created a ‘Door of Mercy’ which will be used in the coming weeks as we mark the Catholic Church’s Year of Mercy in 2016.

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Supervised Study Changes

Please note that there will be no supervised study on Friday 5th February.

Supervised Study will resume on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week and will take place in the Library.

There will be no Supervised Study on Thursday/Friday next week, (the 11th and 12th of February).

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Y.E.S. Awards Results

The Young Entrepreneur Awards Night took place on Thursday January 28th. It was a great opportunity to celebrate the work of all our Young Entrepreneurs. After a few tough interview questions and a very tense deliberation session, the following students were announced as the winners and runners up in this year’s

Junior Category:
Brush Up – Siobhra Hurley & Rebecca Johnston (Winners)
Sweet Snow Cone – Ella Fenlon & Sadbh O’Farrell (2nd Place)
Piece of Cake – Niamh O’Hara & Jennifer O’Rourke (3rd Place)

Intermediate Category:
Lunch Money – Lucy Bracken & Niamh Murray (Winners of Intermediate Category and overall Young Entrepreneur Prize)

Senior Category:
Bright as a Button – Marina Boyle (Winner)
Bits & Stitches – Romy O’Connor & Alice De Leeuw (2nd Place)

Congratulations to those students who won prizes and well done to all those who took part.

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State Examinations
Junior Certificate Key Dates
Junior Certificate Timetable

Leaving Certificate Key Dates
Leaving Certificate Timetable


Past Pupils School Tour


We have this event planned for the afternoon of March 12th and will post more details closer to the event.

To contact the Past Pupil Committee click here.


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You can also take our reading challenge!

And don’t forget to visit our ebook library and school library website.


Come visit our Transition Year site here for everything TY related.


School Calendar

February 11th – 12th:    ‌  No Supervised Study

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February 15th – 19th:     ‍    Mid-Term Break

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Monday February 22nd:     ‍  Return to school after mid-term (8.55)

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