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Over the years there have been anywhere between 6 and 10 schools involved with Gluais. The schools come from all around the Lucan, Clondalkin and Celbridge areas and contain a mixture of girl, boy and mixed schools. These schools have been involved with Gluais for many years and without the Co-Operation of the teachers in the schools, Gluais could not be the success it has been to date. The teachers involved with Gluais assist the Gluais Group throughout the year and provide support to all of their activities.

Below are a list of the schools involved along with some information about each school.

Lucan Community College

Lucan Community College is situated in Esker, an area just south of Lucan village in County Dublin. The college first opened its doors in 1987, but has a much longer history, as it was built to replace Lucan Vocational School on Esker Hill, which had served the surrounding area since the early 1950s.

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St Joseph’s College

St Joseph’s College, Presentation Convent, Lucan, Co Dublin is a Catholic school community which encourages and fosters Christian values and which promotes a sense of mutual respect, responsibility and self-esteem in each pupil and member of staff.

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Kylemore College

Kylemore College was established in 1964 by the City of Dublin Vocational Educational Committee as a vocational school for boys. Over the years Kylemore College has changed and developed into a co-educational school which caters for all the educational needs of new generations of boys and girls in the Ballyfermot and West Dublin areas.

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Collinstown Park Community College

In Collinstown Park Community College, we work together to create a positive and affirming teaching and learning environment in which our pupils are encouraged to reach their full potential in all aspects of their lives.

An awareness of the needs of everyone in our community is recognised and respected. We acknowledge that the school and its students can help to enrich not only the school environment but also that of the home and the wider community.

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St. Kevin’s Community College

St. Kevin’s Community College is a Dublin and Dún Laoighaire Education and Training Board school situated on the Fonthill Road in North Clondalkin. Gluais has been a valued programme in the school community since 1995. St. Kevin’s Community College believe in: dedication to learning, reaching full potential, pride in achievements, mutual respect and caring for all in a welcoming and safe environment. A number of selected senior students take on the role as guides to 1st year students. Throughout the year, the senior students work closely with their assigned 1st year group.

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Colaiste Chiarain

Coláiste Chiaráin, opened in September 1980 to provide sec level education, for the growing population of young people in Leixlip, and the surrounding area. It is a co-educational multi-denominational community school dedicated to the ideals of a Christian Education.

It aims to cater for the personal, moral, social, cultural and academic education of each student.

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