St Mary's Secondary School

Our Community, Learning Together

The aim of St Mary’s Secondary School is to provide holistic education, in the Catholic tradition, for all our students. We are committed to the academic, creative, emotional, spiritual and physical development of each student, in a caring and safe environment.

Open Night 2023

Principal, Ms Maighréad Finn, and Deputy Principal, Ms Paula Farrell, would like to invite you to join them for an Open Night full of adventure with our staff and students at St Mary’s Secondary School.
Parents will meet with key leaders in our school community while prospective students will be guided through a taste of what St Mary’s has to offer.
Doors open at 6.30pm with Principal’s Address at 7.00pm.
If you have any queries about the event, feel free to contact us at (063) 81877 or

We look forward to seeing you on the night!

Principal's Welcome

It is with great pride and excitement that I introduce myself as Principal and welcome you to St Mary’s Secondary School, Charleville.

Here in St Mary’s we believe that every child is unique and that it is our task to foster the development of each individual student. Founded by Catherine McAuley, St Mary’s has been providing excellence in education since 1838. We are proud of our school’s heritage and we strive to provide the utmost care for our students in an environment that values teaching, learning, and education for all. 

I invite you to explore our website and if you would like to learn more about the school, or arrange a visit, please find our contact details below. I look forward to welcoming you to our school in the future.

Le gach dea-ghuí,

Maighréad Finn

Current Updates

Return to School Schedule

Chromebook offer

The online shop is now available for anyone who wishes to purchase early.  

Parents have two bundles to choose from – a 500e bundle or a 300e bundle.

  • You can choose the device only and go to checkout, or
  • You can add whichever Add-ons are required e.g. sleeve, hard case, extra warranty or accidental damage and then check out as normal.
  • The discount code to apply against the order is STMARYS25

Current offer is available while stocks last.

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