St. Mary’s College always encourages our students to perform to the best of their abilities. We are proud of their successes in all fields of endeavour. Those highlighted below give an example of some of our achievements in the recent past.

  • University Scholarships to NUI Galway and the University of Limerick.
  • Maximum points in the Leaving Certificate Examination.
  • Winners of the ISTA National Senior Science Quiz 2010, runner-up 2011
  • Top marks nationally in Junior Certificate Business and Science.
  • West of Ireland winners of Electronic Engineering Quiz
  • International Science Olympiad team member
  • Fundraising for various local and national charities – over €200,000 since 2002.
  • Irish Senior Schools Soccer Champions 2001, 2005 and 2010 and numerous Connacht titles at all grade levels, including all five grades in 2008.
  • Gaelic Football and Hurling Connacht titles at various grade levels. Hogan Cup All-Ireland Senior Football finalists 2005.
  • Connacht cross country team champions in various age-groups.
  • Junior National Cross-Country Champion
  • Seven best overall school titles in the Connacht Athletics and Cross Country Championships since 2007.
  • All-Ireland Handball Champion.
  • All-Ireland Athletics Champions and medallists, Irish team representatives.
  • U-15 Connacht Schools Golf medallists.
  • Western Region Basketball champions at various levels.
  • Former students have represented Galway at all levels in Hurling, Gaelic Football and Soccer.