The O’Connell School is a secondary and primary school for boys located on North Richmond Street in Dublin, Ireland. The school, named in honour of the leader of Catholic Emancipation, Daniel O’Connell, has the distinction of being the oldest surviving Christian Brothers school in Dublin, having been first established in 1829. It is now under the trusteeship of the Edmund Rice Schools Trust.

O'Connell Secondary School
North Richmond Street, Dublin 1, D01 Y4A9,

Coordinates53°21′33″N 6°15′05″W / 53.3593°N 6.2515°W / 53.3593; -6.2515
Motto"Ciall agus neart"
(Sense and strength)
Established1828; 196 years ago (1828)
PrincipalLiam Newell
StaffOver 30
Number of studentsOver 300
Religious orderCongregation of Christian Brothers

The school offers the Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate programmes.

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O'Connell's School from the North Circular Road

A number of significant figures in Irish public life attended O'Connell's School.

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  1. ^ O Muircheartaigh, Micheal (29 October 2006). "Micheal and the Far East connection". Irish Independent. Retrieved 15 September 2012.

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