Our Lady’s College, Drogheda

Mission Statement

Our Lady’s College is a Christian community founded by the Presentation Order which is committed to:

  • fostering Gospel values and ensuring a Catholic ethos as a cornerstone of school life in co-operation with parents and the local community;
  • being aware of the Pastoral needs of all the students and providing an environment which will enable them to develop their full potential as individuals who recognise their own worth;
  • offering a balanced curriculum of subject choices that will enable each student to develop at her own rate and to her own potential;
  • delivering the highest standards of teaching, learning and performance;
  • cultivating an ongoing awareness of the beauty of the school surroundings and its maintenance;
  • reflecting Nano Nagle’s mission to educate the marginalised.

School History

The school was founded on the present site in 1940 by the Presentation Sisters and was managed by them until 1986. Between 1986 and 2008 the school was under the control of a Board of Management which was made up of representatives of the Presentation Order, parents and staff. Since 2008 the school has been under the trusteeship of CEIST.

The present building was opened in 1964 by, and with the financial assistance of, Cardinal Cushing of Boston. Following the introduction of free secondary education in 1968 the school expanded rapidly. Major extensions were completed in 1979 and in 1998.


News from Our Lady’s College, Drogheda

24 May 2019
Prizegiving In Our Lady’s College Greenhills

Our Lady’s College Greenhills Student wins Gold at the Young Economist of the Year Awards Congratulations to Sara…

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23 Apr 2018
Blathnaid (13) is Drogheda’s youngest ever Young Innovator Competition Winner

Thursday 18th May 2017 Congratulations to Blathnaid Murphy, Our Lady’s Greenhills, Drogheda who was the overall winner of…

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23 Apr 2018
Our Lady’s College Drogheda Louth Ladies Allstars Winners

Wednesday 20th December 2017 Winners of Louth Ladies Allstars. The girls also play for the school football team….

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23 Apr 2018
An Ghaelbhratach Success for Our Lady’s College, Greenhills, Drogheda

Friday 1st May 2015 An Ghaelbhratach is an Irish language scheme which officially recognises schools who are active…

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