The Bishop of Clonfert, Very Rev. Michael Duignan, and CEIST (Catholic Education – an Irish Schools Trust) are Patrons of the Catholic post-primary schools in Ballinasloe, St. Joseph’s College, Garbally, and Árdscoil Mhuire.

The Patrons have decided to jointly undertake a full consultation with all the school partners and other interested parties regarding the future form of Catholic education in Ballinasloe and surrounding areas. 

If you are interested in submitting your views ( (e.g. past pupil, local resident etc.). , Please click on this link

Please do not complete this survey if you have already completed a version of it as a parent, teacher etc.

Many thanks

Frank Smith

Facilitator of the Consultation Process