We recommend that you read the procedure for Admissions to Loreto Abbey Dalkey outlined in our Admission Policy available here. This policy should be read in conjunction with the Admission Notice which contains relevant dates and timelines for the Admission process. The Admission Notice is available here.

Admissions 2023

An Open Evening was held in the school on Tuesday, 27th September 2022 from 5pm and concluding at 7:30pm for all those interested in securing a place in First Year 2023.

All schools must comply with the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 and may only commence an enrolment process on October 3rd 2022. Should you decide to apply, please complete the Formal Application Form available here and return it to the School Office on or before 24th October 2022 by 5pm. A hard copy of the Application Form is required.

All applicants will be informed in writing of the success or otherwise of their applications by the 14th of November 2022.

The key dates pertaining to applications are provided for your information:


The school will commence accepting applications for admission on 3rd October 2022 @ 9am


The school will cease accepting applications for admission on 24th October 2022 by 5pm


Applicants will be notified in writing of the decision on their application by 14th November 2022


Applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission in writing together with a non-refundable deposit of €1,000 by 28th November 2022 by 5pm.This deposit will be deducted from First Year fees

Criteria for Admissions

A summary of criteria for enrolment procedures for offering places is available here.

Admissions for Other Academic Years

If you are interested in applying to Loreto Abbey for another academic year please complete a Statement of Interest Form available here and return it to the school.

Additional Information

You may be interested in viewing the following:

Loreto Abbey Dalkey Prospectus which is available here

A Virtual Tour of the School is available by clicking here

Please contact the Admissions' Secretary Annemarie Dillon by email at or by phone 01 271 8922 if you have any questions about the process or require further information.

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