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Rathfarnham offers excellent choice in schools, with a range of primary and post primary schools in the area.

Primary schools in Rathfarnham and its environs include Loreto Primary School, Rathfarnham Educate Together, St. Colmcille’s Senior National School, Whitechurch National School and Saplings, which is a Special School for Children with Autism and Complex Needs at Ballyroan Crescent.


St. Colmcille’s Senior and Junior, National Schools

The Post Primary schools in the area include Loreto High School, Gaelcholáiste An Phiarsaigh, Colaiste Eanna CBS and Terenure College.

For third level education, Tallaght Institute of Technology is located close by and is easily accessible by bicycle or bus from Rathfarnham.

Click on the interactive map to locate the nearest school in your area.

Education and Childcare Facilities in Rathfarnham