Mungret Community College is a non-designated Community College. In its recommendation to the Minister, the New Schools Establishment Group says the establishment of a new school under the model proposed by Limerick Clare Education Training Board LCETB will increase co-educational provision and provide additional multi-denominational education, resulting in greater diversity and plurality of post-primary provision. LCETB is already Patron to a number of Community Colleges in Limerick City and environs including: Coláiste Ciaráin, Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh, Castletroy College and Thomond Community College.

LCETB was awarded patronage of the new Community College in November last year. The school is scheduled to open to receive First Year students in September 2017 and has a long-term projected enrolment of 800 students. It is a participant school of the Limerick Area Post-Primary Schools Common Application System (CAS).


Mungret Community College aims to foster a community that learns together in a happy, safe, supportive and healthy environment where education is a partnership between School, Home and the Community with the Well-Being of the student at its core.

Mission Statement

Mungret Community College aspires to provide an inclusive, nurturing, fulfilling and dynamic educational experience which aims to promote the academic, social, physical, emotional, cultural and moral development of each student.

We are committed to the highest standards of Learning and Teaching, offering a broad and balanced curriculum to empower students to maximise their potential and develop a love of learning in a safe secure positive environment.

The College seeks to cultivate a spirit of justice and compassion for others through fostering a community of respect, integrity, responsibility and concern for others.

These ideals can only be realised in an environment where the dignity of the individual is cherished and there is a mutual respect and cooperation between Students, Staff and Parent/Guardians.

Limerick and Clare Education & Training Board

Mungret Community College was established in 2017 under the auspices of the Limerick and Clare Education & Training Board and is funded by the Department of Education and Skills.  The Limerick and Clare Education & Training Board recognises the ever-changing nature and needs of its local community.  It is committed to responding to these needs by continuously reviewing and adapting its policies and practices, and ensuring the delivery of quality learning programmes and support services.

Chief Executive: George O’ Callaghan

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Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board (LCETB)  appointed Liam O’Mahoney to the position of Principal of Mungret Community College in February 2017.

screen-shot-2016-12-21-at-09-54-37Mr O’Mahoney is passed Principal of St. John Bosco Community College, Kildysart, Co. Clare, where he has played a significant role in developing the school. Liam has 28 years teaching experience – initially in Tarbert Comprehensive and then in Castletroy College where he gained broad experience in school management, a graduate of NUI Maynooth, has an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree; Honours H. Dip.; Graduate Diploma in Educational Mentoring; Honours Certificate in Educational Leadership and Management and an Honours Masters of Education. He has a keen passion for sport and Education. Mr O’Mahoney is also Chair of the Munster Post Primary Schools GAA Committee.

Deputy Principal

75366685-FC31-40F3-BCBD-65301B6E4128Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board (LCETB)  appointed Ms. Helen Ryan to the position of Deputy Principal of Mungret Community College. This is a great appointment for our new school, as Helen has huge experience in all facets of Post-Primary School education.

Ms. Ryan is a Graduate of the University of Limerick and has a first class Honours Degree and Masters in Education. She has experience of teaching and leading learning both in Dublin and in Limerick. Ms. Ryan gained great experience in leadership in education in Castletroy College, where she played a key role in developing teaching and learning.

Interm Board Of Management 2017 -2018