Scoil Chaitríona has a proud tradition in Gaelic games. The school’s proudest moment was in 2008 when the Under 18 footballers won the All Ireland Championship. (Read about that here) The football teams have been making a steady progression up through the grades and are currently participating in the Senior B league.
The Senior team won the Dublin B Championship in 2011 and lost out narrowly in the Leinster final that year also. They were runners up in the Dublin Championship in 2014/15
There are three football teams in the school at present
Under 18
Under 16
Under 14
Current Dublin stars Ciarán Kilkenny, Mick Deegan and Phillip Ó Riain are past-pupils of the school.

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There are three hurling teams in the school-Under 18, Under 16 and Under 14. There is a strong tradition in the school and we have had great success in recent years winning Dublin championships including Under 16 (2012) and  Under 18 in 2014-2015  

Past-pupil Seán Ó hIci played on the Dublin minor team which reached the All-Ireland semi-final in 2015.


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Camogie has a long and distinguished record in Scoil Chaitríona. Scoil Chaitríona first won the Dublin Senior Championship in 1936.

There are currently three teams in the school.. Recent successes include Under 16 shield in 2015,Senior B Shield 2011 and Junior B Shield 2009.

Many Scoil Chaitríona players have represented Dublin at intercounty level including Joyce Ní Dhonaile who was on the Dublin Junior team which won the All Ireland in 2005. Gráinne ní Riain was on the Dublin Junior team which reached the All Ireland semi-final in 2015.



The first Ladies’ Football team was set up in the school in 2011-2012 and they will compete in leagues in 2012-2013.
We were very proud when the Dublin Ladies won the all Ireland in 2011 with past-pupils Sorcha Furlong and Orlagh Nic Aogháin on the team., They both played camogie and basketball while in the school. Sorcha came back to the school for a visit with the Brendan Martin trophy.
Zoe Ní Mhurchú is currently the captain of the Dublin under 16 team who won the Leinster title in July 2012.

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There are basketball teams in the school for girls and boys. Training is for girls on a Monday afternoon and for the boys on Thursday from 3.30 to 4.30 in the school hall.
The boys Under 16 team reached the All Ireland final in 2012 and only lost out on the title by a single basket. Read report here.

Coaches: Iníon Uí Uiginn Máistir Mac Gabhann

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U 19 Girls
U 16 Girls
U 16 Boys
Bliain 1/2 Girls
Bliain 1/2 Boys

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A dedicated band of students train for Athletics every Friday after school in all weathers. They participate in Colleges athletics events in Santry Stadium and helped to organise Rith2010. They are coached by Maistir Ó Cluasaigh and Máistir de Bhál.

There are a dedicated band of handballers who represent the school and the tradition is growing in the school. They are coached by national Champion Frank Daly.

Congratulations to Maedhbh Ní Dhálaigh, Aoife Nic an Iomaire agus Laoise Ní Dhonnachú who were on the Na Fianna Under 14 handball team which won Division 3 in the All Ireland Féile competitions on Sunday 27/6/11. Cathal Caverly was on the boys team which lost out narrowly in the All Ireland final.

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Maedhbh Ní Dhálaigh won the Leinster Under 14 champiionship in 2011- the first handball trophy won in the school.

Congratulations to Cian Ó Dálaigh and Corey Ó Féich who won the Leinster Under 18 handball tournament representing Scoil Chaitriona. This is the first time the school has won a boys’ handball competition. They lost out in a closely contested All Ireland Final to Coláiste Caiseal – 15-13 agus 15-7..