St Kieran’s College, as Ireland’s oldest all-boys Catholic Secondary School, continues its founding aim of the pursuit of real excellence in education and formation, in the light of the Gospel, so as to allow all our students to realise the fullness of their potential. Academically, spiritually, physically and emotionally our students are encouraged to strive for all that is possible in the relentless pursuit of perfecting their individual gifts and talents. In so doing they bring to life the joy intended by our motto, “Hiems Transiit”, for themselves, those they love and the community where they will live, serve and lead.
St Kieran’s Prayer
That I may,
Reach as high as is possible,
Believe with all my being,
Learn with all my power,
Give with all my heart,
and pray with all my soul.
That I may teach in ways that are gentle,
and carry victory and loss in perspective.
That I may grow each day,
here – in some new way.
That I may look back in thanks and always forward in hope,
And that I may ever know the steadfast support of you Kieran our Saint,
Who came from Cape Clear to Saigher,
With faith, trust and hope.
A future yet untold.