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

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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Great work done again last weekend by our Parents' Council. A sincere thank you to everyone who supported their Clean-Up.
They are meeting again this Thursday evening in the school at 6.30pm.
Your support is much appreciated so come along and don't forget to bring your own equipment.😊
Thank you.
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Final notice...Student Portal(L.C.) closes Tomorrow Monday 27th July @ 4pm. Please log to accept calculated grades. Regards Therese Cahill
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“A reminder to all 2020 Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied students to opt-in on the Calculated Grades Student Portal before Monday 27 July at 4pm. To opt-in, go to https://t.co/JaP4yo63bk https://t.co/PRTzcjfSOa
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The Parents' Coincil Clean-up continues today from 11am.
The school grounds are looking good so put on the work clothes and join us!
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It would be great to see you all Friday evening or Saturday.
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St Josephs College
The Parents' Council would like to thank everyone who helped with the Clean Up last weekend.
We are hoping to do some more next weekend. Meeting on Friday evening from 6:30pm and Saturday morning from 11:00am. Please bring equipment. Thank you.
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St Josephs College
Leaving Cert 2020

The Calculated Grades Student Portal is now open to opt in for calculated grades.
Closing date is July 27th at 4pm.
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“All 2020 Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied Students: It is now time to opt-in to receive Calculated Grades. For more info, go to https://t.co/JaP4yo63bk https://t.co/NhTc6ie8lm

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Our Parents' Council have organised a clean up of the school grounds this Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July from 11am each day.
All help and support greatly appreciated.
See you then😊

A reminder of our Book and Uniform Swap Night.
Thanks again to our Parent's Council for organising this. https://t.co/Nv19vdGE0c
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A reminder to students about tomorrow's CAO deadline. https://t.co/GjTfwUrwv0

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