Boarding Schools

Boarding Schools

Private Boarding Schools



Blackrock College Dublin


Blackrock College, set in 56 acres of rolling parkland on the broad sweep of Dublin Bay, lies four miles from the city centre. Founded by the Holy Ghost Fathers in 1860, Blackrock is one of the Order’s five schools in Ireland and is run by the Congregation in close co-operation with a dedicated group of lay personnel.



Alexandra College, Dublin


You are very welcome to the Alexandra College website where we seek to give you a true feeling of what it is like to be part of the family at the school. For 150 years we have helped girls mature into young women with a balance of knowledge, experience and values that makes them ready to enjoy their lives, careers and ready to accept challenges…



St Columba’s, Dublin


Welcome to the new website of St Columba’s College, one of Ireland’s leading schools, specialising in providing a high-quality boarding education for its pupils. With a reputation for academic and extra-curricular excellence, our beautiful school is conveniently situated close to the city and the airport, while still maintaining its rural feel. We are a seven-day boarding and day school for boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 18.  Founded in 1843, the College occupies 140 acres in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains overlooking Dublin Bay.



The Kings Hospital School, Palmerstown


The King’s Hospital is a Church of Ireland governed, Coeducational five and seven-day Boarding and Day Secondary School. It is located on an eighty-five acre green-field campus outside of Dublin City, only fifteen minutes from Dublin Airport.

We offer unrivaled Academics, Sports and Arts facilities with world-class Teachers and Coaches, giving our pupils the confidence and skills to achieve unlimited success in the Global Economy and Digital Age.

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