Mission Statement

As a Catholic school in the Loreto tradition, we aim to create a warm and caring community. In an atmosphere of respect and fairness, through support and friendship, we affirm each person's self-worth and dignity. We aim to provide a student-centred education that nurtures the talents and potential of all. In co-operation with parents and guardians, we work towards the spiritual, moral, social and academic development of each student. Our wish is that our students will grow into happy, confident and responsible adults.

Women in time to come will do much

Mary Ward – Founder of the Loreto Order, 1609



Loreto Secondary School operates an open and inclusive admissions policy. Very important information for parents who would like to apply for a school place on behalf of their daughter can be found here.

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Copy of Senior Choir Winners Smithwick Cup

Our programme of extra-curricular activities contributes in no small way to the personal development of our students. We also foster that famous Loreto spirit and sense of community while maintaining strong relationships among all members of the school community.

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Loreto has a long tradition of promoting high levels of participation in sport. We continue to achieve at the highest level in school competitions while maintaining an inclusive ethos.

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Lost Cup final on penalties (4-3) after epic match and performance. Hard luck girls.
Cup final going to penalties. 1-1 after full time.
1-1 Senior Cup final 1st half https://t.co/wYLCgYD0AO
Good luck to the Senior A Hockey team and their coaches who take on Kilkenny College tomorrow Wednesday in the South-East Cup Final. The game ...
Well done to our 5th year students who participated in the Inter-Loreto Schools Senior Debating Competition held in Loreto Clonmel last Friday. The girls are ...
This week in the school we mark Mary Ward week - a celebration of the life of the foundress of the Loreto order.
We are devastated here in Kilkenny but delighted for our sister Loreto school. Best of luck in the semi and don't just settle for the ...
Leinster A Camogie Final
Half Time
Loreto Wexford 1-4
Loreto Kilkenny 1-6

Good response after a slow start. Very competitive game with teams evenly matched.
Green Schools Update
Well done to the Green Team, you have collected 4 boxes of batteries for recycling, keep up the good work!

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Congratulations to 1st year student Anna Hartnett who came first in a poster competition run by the Green Schools committee entitled "Our Perfect Green School". ...
Congratulations to our U19 badminton teams who won the regional Division 1 and Divison 3 titles today. Well done to all players and Ms Lanigan. ...
Congratulations to our Under19 Badminton teams - winners of the Kilkenny schools U19 Badminton tournament held today in the Watershed. Our teams won both the ...
Congratulations to Anna Hartnett for coming first in the poster competition "Our Perfect Green Schools". Her beautiful poster will be on display in the library. ...
Well done to @LoretoKilkenny great display of teamwork and skill in today's match in James park, best of luck in the final Saturday https://t.co/6MZJ5LIWfw

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