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.

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Latest News

Sr. Camilla Roche RIP

Sr. Camilla Roche IBVM has died. She was Principal in Loreto Abbey Dalkey until the mid-1980’s and will be fondly remembered by all her past pupils and teachers. She was a memorable person who always had time for everyone and showed great Christian leadership. She was enthusiastic about any new project and encouraged others to strive to be their best.

Her own words about the Loreto founder, Mother Teresa Ball, could also describe Sr. Camilla herself:

“In the meantime she was building up her schools, calling on the educational legacy of Mary Ward, giving them an inspiration and a stamp of excellence.”

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We offer our deepest sympathies to all those bereaved in the tragedy in Berkeley.  We remember in our prayers Loreto Foxrock past pupils, Olivia Burke and Eimear Walsh and their families and friends. We pray also for the injured and those who are caring for them.

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Senior Prefects

The following students have been elected to Senior Prefect positions for the 2015/2016 academic year:

Head Girl: Aimee Morley

Deputy Head Girls: Cliona Burke & Alessia Vecchio

6th Year Prefects: Ailbhe Noonan & Orla Minogue

All other Prefects will be announced at the beginning of the new school year.

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Book Lists


1st year Book List

2nd year Book List

3rd year Book List

4th year Book List

5th year Book List

6th year Book List


Ipads and Ebooks

Parents/Guardians of 1st and 2nd Year students for 2015-16 can purchase iPads and eBooks on the Wriggle online store from June 1st to July 23rd. Click here to visit.


School Uniform

For prices and more details click here.


Looking for a good book to read this summer?
Check out our new summer reading lists!
(And don’t forget to visit our ebook library)


School Calendar

Information for TY parents about 2016 Paris trip. Please click read more.

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View our Provisional School Calendar for details on the upcoming academic year. Click read more to access it.

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Please view our Parent Information Packs for information on the upcoming academic year. Click read more to access them.

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