Welcome to Ardscoil Rís Limerick. A holistic education is the core principle of life in our school, where the highest of academic expectations are balanced with a broad co- and extra-curricular programme for our students.

Junior Cycle class
Senior Cycle class
Croke Cup Winners 2022 (All-Ireland Post-Primary Schools 'A' Hurling)
6th Year Graduations
Irish Schools U18 Rugby Easter 2023 Emmet Calvey and Luke Murphy
Junior Hockey 2023
Our School

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We are a Catholic all-boys secondary school on the North Circular Road, Limerick.


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As a school we offer a broad co- and extra- curricular programme.

School Life

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In this section there is some more information about school life in Ardscoil Rís.

Our Community

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The Student Council, The Parent Council and The Past Pupil Union (PPU).

Why Ardscoil Rís?

“The quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent.” - WSE report

“Grant us the courage and compassion of Blessed Edmund Rice as we seek to live lives of love and service.”

“My child is safe and well looked after in the school.” - 96% in CPSI Parental Survey March 2023

After School Study - Career Guidance
A tradition of academic excellence going back over six decades
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Munster Schools Junior Cup Final 2023 Supporters
Competing at A level in Hurling and Rugby, with Hockey growing each year since introduced in 2017
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UCD Entrance Scholars Leaving Certificate 2022 students  Kyle McRedmond (Veterinary)  & Frank Corcoran (Engineering)
Career Guidance
Celebrating the successes of our past pupils when they move onto life after school.
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The front of the school
Top class facilities
A bright modern campus opened on March 3rd 2014 with a new theatre building added in 2019.
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Extra-curricular activities
We offer a broad range of co- and extra-curricular activities.
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Our Calendar
08 Jan
School re-opens as normal today after the Christmas Holidays
08 Jan
Anois Diocesan Leadership Programme Castletown Co Laois begins today
09 Jan
Andy Warhol exhibition in the Hugh Lane Gallery- our Leaving Cert Art classes travel to this exhibition today
10 Jan
BT Young Scientist - our two teams travel to Dublin today with their teachers for BTYSTE 2024