• The newly launched South Eastern Technological University (SETU) with campuses in Waterford and Carlow are both within a 40-minute commute
  • Carlow and Kilkenny Education and Training Board (KCETB) offer education and training in 15 schools and colleges across County Kilkenny with more than 10,000 learners availing of training
  • There are seven secondary schools in Kilkenny City, with a further 9 throughout the County. See details and contacts below.
  • There are 80 primary schools throughout the County and City servicing all towns, villages and communities within the county.
  • There is a wide range of childcare facilities including Montessori, pre-school and day care across towns and villages in the County.

Secondary Schools in Kilkenny City and County

St Kieran’s College Secondary School College Rd Kilkenny Kilkenny City 056-7761707 Boys, >750 pupils
Kilkenny City Vocational School New Street Kilkenny Kilkenny City 056-7722108 Mixed, >260 pupils
Presentation Secondary School Loughboy Kilkenny Kilkenny City 056-7765684 Girls, >800 pupils
CBS Secondary School James’s St Kilkenny City 0567721402 Boys, >800 pupils
Loreto Secondary School Granges Road Kilkenny Kilkenny City 056-7765132 Girls, >1,000 pupils
Kilkenny College Castlecomer Road Kilkenny Kilkenny City 056-7761544 Mixed, >900 pupils
Colaiste Pobail Osrai Bothar Urmhumhan Kilkenny City 056 7764557 Mixed, >200 pupils
Scoil Aireagail Ballyhale Kilkenny Kilkenny County 056-7768632 Mixed, >200 pupils
Coláiste Eamann Rís Callan Co Kilkenny Kilkenny County 056-7725340 Boys, >280 pupils
St. Brigid’s College Callan Co. Kilkenny Kilkenny County 056-7725189 Girls, >250 pupils
Castlecomer Community School Castlecomer Co Kilkenny Kilkenny County 056-4441447 Mixed, >570 pupils
Duiske College Graignamanagh Co Kilkenny Kilkenny County 059-9724177 Mixed, >150 pupils
Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown Co Kilkenny Kilkenny County 056-8831135 Mixed, >590 pupils
Grennan College Ladywell St Thomastown Co Kilkenny Kilkenny County 056-7724112 Mixed, >310 pupils
Coláiste Cois Siúire Mooncoin Co Kilkenny Kilkenny County 051-895112 Mixed, >130 pupils
Coláiste Abhainn Rí St. Brigid’s College, Callan, Co. Kilkenny Kilkenny County 056-7761707 Boys, >760 pupils