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Marian College is a boys’ secondary school located in the leafy and affluent Sandymount area of Dublin city. The college’s motto, ‘Optimum Optare’ – 'the
pursuit of excellence'- perfectly sums up the staff's passion and goal for nurturing the talents and abilities of every student, so that they can make a real difference and positive contribution to Irish and international society and economy.

The college offers a wide range of academic subjects and also has an extensive extra-curricular programme, including a variety of sports. The historic college building is just a stone’s throw from the Aviva Stadium, the home of Irish football and rugby, and the college has its own full-size swimming pool.

Marian College aims to stimulate, challenge and encourage its students to excel in all of their undertakings. To support these objectives, a fantastic pastoral care team is provided in addition to high quality teaching staff including authors of textbooks, National Education representatives and those with Masters and Doctorate degrees. The school's location, outstanding facilities and exceptionally talented teaching staff make Marian College one of Dublin’s most highly-regarded schools.

School available for EU Citizens only.

Dublin is a small capital city with a big reputation and is renowned for being one of the most lively and welcoming cities in the world! Youthful and cosmopolitan, it is the perfect location choice for international high school students who want to experience Irish life in an exciting fast-paced environment. With charming cobbled streets, quirky boutiques and world-class attractions and museums, Dublin offers endless possibilities for fun and learning. It's also easy for students to explore outside the city, thanks to excellent transport connections both to the seaside and to other Irish cities. The city's beautiful eastern coastline is the perfect place to enjoy long walks, fish & chips and breathtaking views.

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School Information

14 - 17

English, Mathematics, Business, Science, History, Geography, Religious Studies, Civic Studies, Social Studies, Accounting, Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Education

French, Spanish

Theater Club, Debate, Gaming Arts Club, Drama Club

Rugby, Football - Gaelic, Basketball, Water Polo, Sailing, Rock Climbing, Surfing, Badminton, Table Tennis, Athletics, Cricket, Tennis

Multiple Year