Education of the whole person to the highest academic standards is the hallmark of Ardscoil Rís, Limerick. In a Christian Brothers school a strong Christian ethos is an intrinsic component and moral education is fundamental to the development of the individual. Difference is respected and nurtured. We educate our students to take their places in society as well balanced individuals.
It is a great privilege that so many parents entrust their sons to us for their education. Each student is respected for his unique talents and aptitudes. We do everything possible to nourish and develop these talents, believing firmly in the Edmund Rice adage “the seed will grow”.
We measure success in Ardscoil Rís by the contribution we make in helping each student to reach his full potential. The school has all the advantages of a large school – a very broad range of subjects and many extra-curricular activities. Sports play an important role in school life. Our past pupils have performed with distinction on the world stage.
We promote the highest academic standards in Ardscoil Rís with the majority of students going to Universities and Third Level Institutions in Ireland and abroad. Many of our past pupils have excelled in commerce, the professions, politics, academic life and in sports. Past pupils include Pat Cox, former President of the European Parliment, Paul O’Connell who has represented his country in rugby with great distinction, touring with the Lions and olympian Sam Lynch represented his country in rowing.
A balance between academic and extra-curricular activities is a fundamental principle at Ardscoil Rís as we believe in “mens sana in corpore sano”. Tá ardmheas in Ardscoil Rís ar chultúr na hÉireann idir chluichí, theanga agus cheol. Ardscoil Rís is a thriving environment for students. We hope your son will be happy, fulfilled and challlenged as he pursues his education in Ardscoil Rís.
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