Education on A Human Scale

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Students per

Exceptional Individual care and attention

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Student to
Teacher Ratio

Enabling personalised, relational teaching


Average Leaving
Certificate Points

Each student realising his full potential

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Progression to
3rd Level

Irish and International University Destinations

Glenstal Abbey School is an independent secondary seven-day boarding school for boys. The school has approximately 230 students with small class sizes of 14-16 per class, highlighting the importance we place on individual care and attention and the human relational aspect of learning.


Years of
Boarding Tradition

A vibrant community spirit develops self-confidence & independence



Forging lifelong friendships & bonds of brotherhood between classmates

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An immersive education with unparalleled 24/7 pastoral care

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International Students

Representing 15 Nationalities from around the World

A Way Of Life

It doesn’t matter when the journey begins at Glenstal, our students develop a sense of confidence and character that remains for life.

A Balanced Education

In Glenstal, we offer our students a Christian environment in which to grow together. We foster independent, critical and imaginative thinking that will help guide them through life.


What our parents say

What our old boys say

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