Private Schools in Ireland

There are around 50 fee paying secondary  Private schools in Ireland – with about 25000 pupils attending them.
The state in Ireland provides a subsidy to all fee-paying schools – around €100 Million Euro a year in total.
The state subsidy allows the schools to keep fees low in comparison to the UK (for example).

Most of the Private fee paying secondary schools in Ireland are around the Dublin area – but there are a few outside Dublin. See here for Boarding Schools .

School Fees in Ireland for day pupile in 2017 ranged from €2600 to over €8000 Euro a year. Fees for boarders are obviously higher than that.


List of Private Fee Paying Schools in Ireland  – Showing Annual Fees (2017/2018)

Alexandra College, Dublin 6 €7,241
Bandon Grammar School, Co. Cork €3,215
Belvedere College, Dublin 1 €5,690
Blackrock College, Co. Dublin €6,900
Castleknock College, Dublin 15 €6,116
Christian Brothers College, Cork €4,050
Christian Brothers College, Monkstown, Co. Dublin €4,380
Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Offaly €6,950 (5-day boarding
Clongowes Wood College, Co. Kildare €19,500 (7-day boarding)
Drogheda Grammar School, Co. Louth €3,690
Dundalk Grammar School, Co. Louth €3,459
Glenstal Abbey, Co. Limerick €11,550 (5-day boarding)
Gonzaga College, Dublin 6 €6,015
Holy Child School, Killiney, Co. Dublin €5,950
John Scottus School, Dublin 4 €4,300
Loreto Abbey Dalkey, Co. Dublin €4,050

Loreto High School, Beaufort, Dublin 14 €3,900
Loreto Foxrock, Dublin 18 €4,075
Loreto St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 €4,427
Midleton College, Co. Cork €4,800
Monaghan Collegiate School, Co. Monaghan €3,070
Mount Anville, Dublin 14 €5,680
Mount Sackville, Dublin 20 €4,500
Newbridge College, Co. Kildare €4,100
Presentation College, Cork €3,500
Rathdown School, Co. Dublin €6,950
Rockbrook Park, Dublin 16 €4,080
Rockwell College, Co. Tipperary €4,650
Rosemont Park School, Co. Dublin €4,800
Royal School Cavan, Co. Cavan €2,600
Sandford Park School, Dublin 6 €7,150
Scoil Mhuire, Cork €3,600
Sligo Grammar School, Co. Sligo €3,180

St. Andrew’s College, Blackrock, Co. Dublin €6,720
St. Columba’s College, Dublin 16 €8,000
St. Gerard’s, Bray, Co. Wicklow €7,150
St. Joseph of Cluny, Killiney, Co, Dublin €4,650
St. Killian’s Deutsche Schule, Dublin 14 €4,950
St. Mary’s College, Dublin 6 €5,250
St. Michael’s College, Dublin 4 €5,550
Stratford College, Dublin 6 €4,150
Sutton Park School, Dublin 13 €7,900
Terenure College, Dublin 6w €5,100
The High School, Dublin 6 €5,900
The King’s Hospital, Dublin 20 €6,895
The Teresian School, Dublin 4 €5,360
Villiers School, Limerick €3,720
Wesley College, Dublin 16 €6,250