Coláiste Éamann Rís, Callan is a Catholic school inspired by the vision of Blessed Edmund Rice. The central purpose of the school is the religious, moral, intellectual, physical and social education of the student in an atmosphere of Christian care and concern.
Places are available for boys (12 years+) who have completed their Primary school education or its equivalent.
There is no Entrance Exam into Coláiste Éamann Rís but we do have an Assessment morning each year (usually in March)where prospective students are tested to give us an indication of their Literacy and Numeracy skills. We place the boys into First Year A and B classes on a random basis sometimes taking family or geographical factors into account but we do not divide them based on academic ability.
Students are prepared for the Junior Cert examination which is taken at the end of third year, Transition Year (places limited at the moment to 24 students) and the Leaving Cert examination (taken after 5/6 years).
Principal: Frank McKenna.