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
  • Winners of ISTA Galway Junior Certificate Science Quiz 2016 and 2017, runners-up 2018
  • Top marks nationally in Junior Certificate Business and Science.
  • West of Ireland winners of Electronic Engineering Quiz
  • International Science Olympiad team member
  • Participants at the prestigious BT Young Scientist exhibition since 2014
  • National runners-up in ReelLife Science video competition on two occasions
  • Fundraising for various local and national charities – over €240,000 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.
  • Winner of best Irish Senior Athletics School 2017. (First Connacht school in 45 years)
  • Connacht cross country team champions in various age-groups.
  • Junior National Cross-Country Champion
  • Eleven best overall school titles in Connacht Athletics  since 2007.
  • All-Ireland Handball Champions
  • All-Ireland Athletics Champions and medallists, Irish team representatives.
  • U-15 Connacht Schools Golf medallists.
  • Western Region Basketball champions at various levels.
  • All-Ireland Senior B and First year basketball champions 2015
  • Former students have represented Galway at all levels in Hurling, Gaelic Football and Soccer.