Coláiste Íde is an all-Irish 7 day boarding school for girls situated in the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry which provides a high standard of education in the idyllic surroundings of the Dingle Peninsula. Coláiste Íde was originally founded as a preparatory school for teachers from 1927 - 1961. Established in 1961, with a capacity for 130 students, Coláiste Íde provides education through the medium of Irish. Coláiste Íde lends itself to academic excellence, the college consistently features as a top scoring school in the Leaving Certificate in Munster and indeed in Ireland. With a strong focus on educational and personal development, Coláiste Íde ensures that each student reaches her potential in an environment that fosters self-confidence, independence and self-esteem. Dedicated teachers and boarding staff along with regular daily and weekend supervised study and study skills ensure consistently high academic results achieving points well above the national average. Students leave Coláiste Íde confident, capable, well-educated and well prepared to enter third level education and take their place in society.

We advise that you apply as early as possible. Prospective students and their families are welcome to visit Coláiste Íde by appointment to meet our pupils and staff and view our facilities. If you wish to arrange a visit or meet our staff virtually please complete the online application or contact us on 066 9151211 or email us on