St John Bosco Community College

St John Bosco Community College, Kildysart, opened in September 2002 replacing Cahercon Secondary School and Kildysart Vocational School.

The school aims to provide an educational experience that is life enchancing for all, both teacher and pupil: a school that together with the home provides a happy environment where the Christian spirit is nurtured: the dignity of the individual is cherished; where diligence, courtesy, participation and respect are fostered and the code of discipline is implemented for the good of the individual. A comprehensive range of subjects is offered in a caring atmosphere, by an experienced staff. This college is situated in a quiet, rural setting

Tel 065 6832477


Opening of the School Year Mass 2013

St John Bosco Community College will gather for the celebration of Mass to pray for God’s blessing at the beginning of the new academic year on Friday 27 September 2013at 10am in St Michael Church. Kildysart. Parents, family members and parishioners are very welcome to attend and take part.


Training at Your Doorstep

FETAC Level 5 Certification

Places available for the following morning/day classes:

  •   I.T skills (Word, Spreadsheet,   etc)
  •   Book-keeping
  • Computerised Accounts
    •   Office Administration


  •   Care Support
  •   Safety & Health at Work
  •   Communications
  •   Work Experience
  •   Occupational First Aid

      Suitable for Adults and School Leavers

  Flexible Class times to meet your needs

Courses begin mid Sept ’13

Suitable for Job seekers, BTEI, Social welfare recipients,

Grant Aid Available

Access to 3rd level (gain up to 400 points)

Excellent supports including Career Guidance

Suitable for all IT levels including beginners


Past Pupils Gathering 2013

Cahercon past pupils will celebrate Golden Jubilee of Salesian Education in Clare on Saturday 31 August 2103.

Mass will be celebrated at St. John Bosco Community College, Kildysart at 7:oo pm. followed by a chat and cuppa.

The Selesian sisters and the staff of St John Bosco Community College are looking forward to seeing you all at this special gathering to renew old acquaintances.

8th of December 2012 – Students visit to St. Josephs PDF Print
 On the 8th of December a number of students from St. John Bosco Community College go on their annual trip to St. Joseph’s hospital in Ennis,to decorate, paint and carol sing for the patients.  The students benefit greatly from their work on the day interacting with the patients and staff and they bring a  little bit of festive cheer to the patients.

St John Bosco Community College, Kildysart will hold a Gala Concert on Friday 23rd  on November 2012 in the school hall at 8pm. Featuring Katie Purcell, Anne Droney,Garoid &Eimear Coughlan, Stephen Flatley, The Kildysart All Ireland Winning Set Dancers and local artists. Tickets only €10.00. All welcome.