De La Salle College Churchtown

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De La Salle College
Churchtown, Dublin 14
Funding type State school
Denomination Roman Catholic
Patron saint(s) Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
Opened 1952
Principal Betty O'Connell
Teaching staff 35
Gender Male
School colour(s) Wine and Gold
Sports GAA, Golf, Rugby, Basketball, Athletics

De La Salle College is an all-male state secondary school in Churchtown, Dublin 14, in Ireland. It is a non-fee paying school which has educational facilities to cater for about 500 pupils. The school was officially opened in 1952 and moved to its present location in 1957. Since then, the college has extended on two different occasions (in 1986 and 1997) to cater for the increase in the number of pupils wishing to attend.

The Brothers of De La Salle are the trustees of the College and it is under the control of a board of management. Ms. Betty O'Connell[1] is the current principal. There are approximately 35 teachers offering pupils an opportunity to explore science and technology.

Sporting Success[edit]

De La Salle College Churchtown won the Leinster Senior Schools Rugby Cup in 1983 and 1985.

2009 All Ireland league (division C) basketball champions.

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Coordinates: 53°17′48″N 6°15′51″W / 53.296707°N 6.264209°W / 53.296707; -6.264209