St Joseph's College Borrisoleigh Secondary School Tipperary

“St Joseph’s College is a Catholic lay co-educational second level school. The school strives to attain the holistic development of each individual student, spiritually, emotionally, morally, academically and physically. The school is propelled by a strong work and religious ethos amongst teachers and staff.”

Why Choose St. Joseph’s College?

We welcome you to our site which I hope will give you an insight into our school. Our main objective is to promote an excellent all round education for all students with particular emphasis on the academic, social and moral development of all of our pupils.

We take pride here in St. Joseph’s College in our open welcome to all students and regard the teacher student relationship as being of the utmost importance. Partnership in education is what we try to achieve via our teachers, students and various committees.

We are a vibrant and ambitious school with excellent teachers who take pride in their work. Sport and cultural activities play a big part in the life of our students and many past students have brought enormous pride to our school.

On behalf of all here in St. Joseph’s College, we welcome you to our website and hope you find it interesting and informative.

Kevin McCarthy (Principal)

Michelle Duignan (Deputy  Principal)

  • Kevin-McCarthy-Principal
  • Michelle Duignan Deputy Principal
Admissions 2021
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Co-Educational Secondary School

We are a co-educational voluntary school with a proud heritage of academic excellence, an ethos of inclusion and a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

  • North Tipperary – Situated between Templemore, Nenagh and Thurles
  • Academic Excellence – With a wide range of extra-curricular activities

  • Teamwork – Leadership skills, flexibility & a healthy balanced life style

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Our Values

We are a co-educational voluntary school with a proud heritage of academic excellence, an ethos of inclusion and a wide range of extra-curricular activities. This is anchored by our Pastoral Care System that fosters the development of all aspects of students’ lives as we join them on their educational journey.
Our educational space consists of excellent facilities and offers a wide range of subjects and programmes. Our staff demonstrate daily their commitment to the achievement of academic excellence, optimising the potential of every student, including those with additional educational needs. They are imbued with the philosophy that students learn more and behave better when they receive high levels of empathy, caring and understanding.
Teamwork, leadership skills, flexibility and a healthy balanced life style are promoted through participation in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Partnership, responsibility, ownership and decision-making skills are promoted through active involvement in Student Council, Green Schools’ Initiative, etc.
Parents are invited to participate fully and to engage actively in the educational experience of their child in our school.
Above all St joseph’s College is a community which takes care of its students, showing care, teaching care, evoking care, and in this context promoting learning at every level. There is a pastoral dimension to all roles in St Joseph’s College. The quality of all relationships is respected and nurtured. Our pastoral approach influences every aspect of school life – policies, curriculum and structures, in order to sustain and enrich the educational experience of each student.

We are constantly encouraged by the testimonies of our past pupils, reflecting the positivity and richness of their personal journey through ST. Joseph’s College which benefited them in their subsequent academic/career development.


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The entrepreneurial skills and ideas are brilliant.

Support our next @tipperary_sep mini company @tycanvasd - The Canvas D.
Orders being taken . DM their Instagram page

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@sustainable_keychains is our next mini company. Caoimhe, Orla and Choe are now taking order for the @tipperary_sep Christmas Market. DM their page for more information.
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Our next @tipperary_sep mini company is @candysleighs. Aodhamair, Megan and Gabrielle are taking orders. Send a DM to their instagram page.
Best of luck ladies.
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St. Joseph's College Business students are currently participating in the Student Enterprise programme. While learning what it is like to be an entrepreneur, they are busy marketing their ideas and products before being judged on 10th December.
Wishing all our students and enjoyable and educational experience.
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St Josephs College
Our enterprising 2nd Year student Alex Ryan has his product for sale at Casey's Centra in Toomevara.

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Thomas Dwan, past Pupil, and Chairperson of a discussion group presented the Paddy Kennedy Memorial Scholarship to Sarah Seymour. Sarah scored the highest points in her Leaving Cert and also studied Agricultural Science. https://t.co/TcSicjLXVq stjosephsborris photo

Our TY students had a fantastic experience today at a drumming workshop.
Well done TYs. It certainly sounded like fun. https://t.co/qgwUf6TVYM
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The bags of clothes are coming in everyday. Thank you so much for supporting our Parents' Council Fundraiser.
Here is a list of the items that are and are not accepted.
Thanks again for your support. https://t.co/aVGlSCe9OZ
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