Coláiste Bhaile Chláir


All information below is for last Year. This page will be updated for next year on the 1st October 2020 with all relevant details as per Admissions to School Bill.

Admissions Notice

This is an application form for admission and does not constitute an offer of a place, implied or otherwise. Use of the word ‘student’ throughout this Application Form does not imply that the person on whose behalf this application is being made is regarded as a having been accepted as a student of Coláiste Bhaile Chláir

Completed Applications form will be accepted from 2 October 2019

The Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 5pm on 25 October 2019....

Please Note Closing Date and Time is now passed all applications from this time and date will be deemed to be Late Applications

Application Forms Must be competed electronically by following the link below

All application forms must be completed in full before they can be processed.

Note: students applying to transfer into the school must complete both the standard Application Form above and the Student Transfer Form below.

Click here to download a school transfer form


  • All of the information that you provide in this application form is taken in good faith. If it is found that any of the information is incorrect, misleading or incomplete, the application may be rendered invalid.
  • Please understand that it your responsibility to inform the school of any change in contact information or circumstances relating to this application.
  • For information regarding how your data is processed by the school and GRETB, please see below.


The Board of Management of Coláiste Bhaile Chláir is a committee of GRETB, Athnery Co Galway which is a data controller under the General Data Protection Regulations and the Data Protection Acts 1988 - 2018. The Data Protection Officer for GRETB is mairead Thompson and can be contacted at

The personal data supplied on this Application Form and the accompanying documentation sought is required for the purpose of:

· Verification of identity and date of birth;

· Verification and assessment of admission criteria;

· Allocation of teachers and resources to the school; and

· School administration,

all of which are tasks carried out pursuant to various statutory duties to which GRETB is subject.

Failure to provide the requested information may result in the application being deemed invalid and an offer of a place may not be made.

The personal data disclosed in this Application Form may be communicated internally within GRETB for the purpose of determining the applicability of the selection criteria and possibly with the patron or board of management of other schools in order to facilitate the efficient admission of students, pursuant to section 66(6) of the Education Act 1998 as inserted by section 9 of the (Admissions to Schools) Act 2018.

The personal data provided in this Application Form will be kept for 7 years from the date on which the student turns 18 years of age, unless there is a statutory requirement to retain some or all elements of the data for a further period or indefinitely, in line with GRETB’s Data Retention Policy, which can be found at

A copy of the full GRETB Data Protection Policy is available at

Any person who provides personal data through this Application Form has a right to request access to that data. S/he also has a right to request the changing of any information if it is factually incorrect. A request for erasure of the data can also be made by or on behalf of the data subject but this will only be acceded to where the data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected and where GRETB does not have a legal basis for retaining it.

If you as a data subject have any complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commission.

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