De La Salle College - Churchtown
De La Salle College is an all boys second level educational institution located in the southern suburb of Churchtown in Dublin, Ireland.
The aim of De La Salle College is to educate each student to his full potential academically, culturally, socially and spiritually.
John Baptiste De La Salle founded the De La Salle Brothers in the 17th century in order to educate young people. The first De La Salle School in Ireland was opened near the end of the 19th century. Since then, the De La Salle schools have established an excellent reputation in educational standards.
De La Salle College Churchtown was officially opened in 1952 and moved to its present situation in 1957. Since then, the college has extended on two different occasions (in 1986 and 1997) to cater for the increase in the number of students wishing to attend the college. The college now has an extensive range of educational facilities to cater for about 500 pupils.
Rugby is the major outdoor team game in De La Salle College. The College fields enough rugby teams to afford every boy an opportunity to play. The Leinster Senior and Junior School Cup competitions are the highlight of the rugby year. De La salle won the Leinster senior cup in 1983 and in 1985.
Upper Churchtown Road, Churchtown, Dublin 14
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