KCETB Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board
Rialtas na hEireann Government of Ireland
Co-Funded by the European Union
Rialtas na hEireann Government of Ireland
Co-Funded by the European Union

Flourish through learning with KCETB

Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board (KCETB) is a leading provider of education and training in the south east, enabling 15,000 annual learners to reach their potential by offering education pathways in schools, colleges, training centres and community settings. Our remit includes the management and operation of 13 post-primary schools, two colleges of further education and training, an extensive range of adult and community education services in 30 locations across Kilkenny and Carlow, the co-ordination of youth services, and the promotion of music education through Music Generation. Our organisation employs 1,377 people and operates an annual budget of over €80 million. Our tagline is Flourish through learning and our core belief is that learning has the power to change lives and build communities.

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KCETB Map English
PLC Adult Education Programmes Training Services Local Training Initiative Community Training Centres Youthreach KCETB Offices Schools Adult Education Programmes Carlow Adult Education Ballyragget Adult Education Clogh Adult Education Castlecomer Adult Education Johnstown Adult Education Ferrybank Adult Education Hacketsown Adult Education Inistioge Adult Education Rosbercon Adult Education Ballyhale Adult Education Kilkenny City Adult Education Urlingford Adult Education Piltown Adult Education Stoneyford Adult Education Ballon Adult Education Borris Adult Education Bagenalstown Adult Education Bennettsbridge Adult Education Callan Adult Education Graiguenamanagh Adult Education Leighlinbridge Adult Education Myshall Adult Education Rathvilly Adult Education Tinyrland Adult Education Tullow Adult Education Goresbridge Adult Education Gowran Adult Education Windgap Abbey Community College Borris Vocational School Coláiste Aindriú Coláiste Eoin Coláiste Mhuire Coláiste Pobail Osraí Gaelcholáiste Cheatharlach Coláiste Cois Siuire Duiske College Grennan College Kilkenny City Vocational School Scoil Aireagail Tyndall College Community Training Centres – Carlow Community Training Centres – Kilkenny Youthreach – Carlow Youthreach - Kilkenny Training Services - Kilkenny Kilkenny Office Carlow Head Office Grennan Equestrian Thomastown Carlow Institute of Further Education Ormonde College Local Training Initiative Urlingford Local Training Initiative Ferrybank Local Training Initiative Carlow Local Training Initiative Kilkenny Local Training Initiative Local Training Initiative

PLC

Ormonde College
Ormonde Road, Co. Kilkenny
Tel: 056 7763321
Email
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Carlow Institute of Further Education
Mortarstown Upper, Carlow
T: 059 913 4230
Email
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Adult Education Programmes

Adult Education Service - Kilkenny
43 Upper Patrick Street
T: 056-7765103
Email
Director of Further Education and Training, Martha Bolger.
Adult Education Officers: Sarah Barron, Bernadette O’Rourke, John O’Neill

Kilkenny:
Carlow:
Adult Education Guidance Service - Kilkenny
Lower New Street, Kilkenny
Counsellor Co-ordinator: Orla Reddy
T: 056-7764448
Email
Adult Education Guidance Service - Carlow
Co-ordinator: Shane Rooney
T: 059-9133123
Email
Adult Learning Service - Kilkenny
43 Upper Patrick Street, Kilkenny
Adult Literacy Organiser: Carmel Bryan
T: 056-7763149
Email
Adult Learning Service - Carlow
Tullow Road, Carlow.
Adult Literacy Organiser: Tara Kelly
T: 059-9135544
Email
Back to Education Initiative (BTEI) - Kilkenny
Block A Unit 7, Danville Business Park, Ring Road, Kilkenny
Co-ordinator: Claire Jackman
T: 056-7701020
Email
Back to Education Initiative(BTEI) - Carlow
1b Meadow Court, Burrin Street, Carlow
Co-ordinator: Orlaith McHugh
T: 059-9139532
Email
Community Education Service - Kilkenny
Lower New Street, Kilkenny
Community Education Facilitator: Siobhán O’Brien
T: 056-7786896
Email
Community Education Service - Carlow
1a Meadow Court, Burrin Street, Carlow
Community Education Facilitator: Fiona Dunne
T: 059-9179376
Email
Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) - Kilkenny
Bishop Birch Training Institute, Waterford Road,
Kilkenny VTOS Co-ordinator: Geraldine Moran
T: 056-7764719
Email
Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) - Carlow
VTOS Centre, 1-3 Granby Row, Carlow
VTOS Co-ordinator: Úna Hayes
T: 059-9140311
Email
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Training Services

Apprenticeship Services Kilkenny
Virginia Bohan
Authorised Officer
Virginia.Bohan@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 206
Apprenticeship Services Carlow
Tomás McCarthy
Authorised Officer
Tomas.McCarthy@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 204
Commis Chef Apprenticeship
Mary Butler
Training Centre Manager
Mary.PriorButler@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 211
Contracted Training
Bernie Eccles
Contracted Training Officer
Beccles@kcetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 203
Recruitment
Helena Comerford
Recruitment Officer
Helena.Comerford@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 208
Skills to Advance
Gillian Ryan
Assistant Manager
Gillian.Ryan@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 213
Employer Engagement Co-ordinator
Gabrielle.Carroll@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 214

Local Training Initiative

Community Training
Michelle Butler
Community Training Officer
Michelle.Butler@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 202

Community Training Centres

Community Training
Michelle Butler
Community Training Officer
Michelle.Butler@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 202

Youthreach

Youthreach - Kilkenny
Lower New Street, Kilkenny
Youthreach Co-ordinator: Michelle Murphy
T: 056-7723550
Email
Youthreach - Carlow
Tullow Road, Carlow
Youthreach Co-ordinator: Anne Marie Curley
T: 059 9142032
Email

KCETB Offices

Head Office
Athy Road
Carlow
R93 DN80
T: +353 (0)59 9138560
F: +353 (0)59 9138587
E: info@kcetb.ie
Kilkenny Office
Seville Lodge
Callan Road
Kilkenny
R95 AVX2
T: +353 (0)56 7770966
F: +353 (0)56 7765281
E: infokk@kcetb.ie

Schools

Abbey Community College
Abbey Road, Ferrybank, Waterford.
Call: 051 832 930
Email
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Coláiste Aindriú
Muine Bheag, Co. Carlow
Call: 059 972 1335
Email
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Borris Vocational School
Borris, Co. Carlow
Call: 059 977 3155
Email
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Coláiste Eoin
Hacketstown, Co. Carlow
Call: 059 647 1198
Email
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Coláiste Mhuire
Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny
Call: 056 883 1135
Email
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Coláiste Cois Siuire
Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny
Call: 051 895 112
Email
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Coláiste Pobail Osraí
Ormonde Road, Kilkenny
Call: 056 776 4557
Email
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Duiske College
Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny
Call: 059 9724 177
Email
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Grennan College
Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
Call: 056 772 4112
Email
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Gaelcholáiste Cheatharlach
Askea, Co. Carlow
Call: 059 913 2130
Email
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Kilkenny City Vocational School
New Street, Kilkenny
Call: 056 772 2468
Email
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Scoil Aireagail
Ballyhale, Co. Kilkenny
Call: 056 776 8632
Email
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Tyndall College
Kilkenny Road, Carlow
Call: 059 918 2250
Email
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Adult Education Programmes Carlow

Information on what is available in your community

Adult Education Guidance Service Carlow
1a Meadow Court, Burrin Street, Carlow
Co-ordinator: Shane Rooney
T: 0599133123
Email
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Back to Education Initiative (BTEI) - Carlow
1b Meadow Court, Burrin Street, Carlow
Co-ordinator: Orlaith McHugh
T: 059 9139532
Email
Adult Literacy Services
Adult Learning Service - Carlow,
Tullow Road, Carlow.
Adult Literacy Organiser: Tara Kelly
T: 059-9135544
Email
Community Education Service - Carlow
1a Meadow Court, Burrin Street, Carlow
Community Education Facilitator: Fiona Dunne
T: 059 9179376
Email
Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) - Carlow
VTOS Centre, 1-3 Granby Row, Carlow
VTOS Co-ordinator: Úna Hayes
T:059 9140311
Email
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Adult Education Kilkenny City

Information on what is available in your community

Adult Education Service:
43 Upper Patrick Street
T: 056-7765103
E: Adulteducationoffice@kilkennycarlowetb.ie

Adult Education Guidance Service
Kilkenny Lower New Street, Kilkenny
Adult Guidance Counsellor Co-ordinator: Orla Reddy
T: 056-7764448
E: Adultguidance@kkadulted.ie

Adult Learning Service - Kilkenny
43 Upper Patrick Street, Kilkenny
Adult Literacy Organiser: Carmel Bryan
T: 056-7763149
E: kilkennyadultlearning@kkadulted.ie

Back to Education Initiative (BTEI)
Kilkenny Block A Unit 7, Danville Business Park, Ring Road,
Kilkenny
Co-ordinator: Claire Jackman
T: 056-7701020
E: BTEI@kkadulted.ie

Adult Education Graiguenamanagh

Abbey Community College

Abbey Road, Ferrybank, Waterford.
Call: 051 832 930
Email: info@abbeycommunitycollege.com
Visit Website

Borris Vocational School

Borris, Co. Carlow
Call: 059 977 3155
Email: info@borrisvocationalschool.ie

Visit Website

Coláiste Aindriú

Muine Bheag, Co. Carlow
Call: 059 972 1335
Email: info@colaisteaindriu.ie

Visit Website

Coláiste Eoin

Hacketstown, Co. Carlow
Call: 059 647 1198
Email: info@ceh.ie
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Coláiste Mhuire

Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny
Call: 056 883 1135
Email: info@colaistemhuirekk.ie
Visit Website

Coláiste Pobail Osraí

Ormonde Road, Kilkenny
Call: 056 776 4557
Email: oifig@osrai.io
Visit Website

Gaelcholáiste Cheatharlach

Askea, Co. Carlow
T: 059 913 2130
Email
Visit Website

Coláiste Cois Siuire

Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny
Call: 051 895 112
Email: info@colaistecoissiuire.ie
Visit Website

Duiske College

Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny
Call: 059 9724 177
Email:info@duiskecollege.ie
Visit Website

Grennan College

Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
Call: 056 772 4112
Email: info@grennancollege.ie
Visit Website

Kilkenny City Vocational School

New Street, Kilkenny
Call: 056 772 2468
Email: info@kcvs.ie
Visit Website

Scoil Aireagail

Ballyhale, Co. Kilkenny.
Call: 056 776 8632
Email: info@scoilaireagail.ie
Visit Website

Tyndall College

Kilkenny Road, Carlow.
Call: 059 918 2250
Email: tyndall.info@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
Visit Website

Community Training Centres – Carlow

Community Training
Michelle Butler
Community Training Officer
Michelle.Butler@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 202

Community Training Centres – Kilkenny

Community Training
Michelle Butler
Community Training Officer
Michelle.Butler@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 202

Youthreach – Carlow

Tullow Road, Carlow
Youthreach Co-ordinator: Anne Marie Curley
T: 059 9142032
E: info@carlowyouthreach.ie

Youthreach - Kilkenny

Lower New Street, Kilkenny
Youthreach Co-ordinator: Michelle Murphy
T: 056-7723550
E: info@kilkennyyouthreach.ie

Training Services - Kilkenny

Unit 4 Danville Business Park, Ring Road, Kilkenny
Training Services Manager: Mary Butler
Administrators: Michele Whelan & Emma Kelly
Call: 056 7813014
Email: trainingservices@kilkennycarlowetb.ie or mwhelan@kcetb.ie

Training Services Centre - Purcellsinch
Kilkenny and Carlow ETB Training Services Centre, Unit K & L Purcellsinch Industrial Estate, Dublin Road, Kilkenny
Call: 056 7761360
Email: tsu.electrical@kilkennycarlowetb.ie

Kilkenny Office

Seville Lodge
Callan Road
Kilkenny
R95 AVX2
T: +353 (0)56 7770966
F: +353 (0)56 7765281
E: infokk@kcetb.ie

Carlow Head Office

Head Office
Athy Road
Carlow
R93 DN80
T: +353 (0)59 9138560
F: +353 (0)59 9138587
E: info@kcetb.ie

Grennan Equestrian Thomastown

Grennan Equestrian
T: 056 7763321
Email
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Carlow Institute of Further Education

Mortarstown Upper, Carlow
T: 059 913 4230
Email
Visit Website

Ormonde College

Ormonde Road, Co. Kilkenny
Tel: 056 7763321
Email
Visit Website

Local Training Initiative Urlingford

Community Training
Michelle Butler
Community Training Officer
Michelle.Butler@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 202

Local Training Initiative Ferrybank

Community Training
Michelle Butler
Community Training Officer
Michelle.Butler@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 202

Local Training Initiative Carlow

Community Training
Michelle Butler
Community Training Officer
Michelle.Butler@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 202

Local Training Initiative Kilkenny

Community Training
Michelle Butler
Community Training Officer
Michelle.Butler@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 202

Local Training Initiative

Community Training
Michelle Butler
Community Training Officer
Michelle.Butler@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 202

Local Training Initiative

Community Training
Michelle Butler
Community Training Officer
Michelle.Butler@kilkennycarlowetb.ie
T: 056 7813014 Ext. 202

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Our Schools

KCETB operates and manages 13 post-primary schools across Carlow and Kilkenny, each of which are underpinned by the core values of excellence in education, care, equality, community and respect.

Further Education and Training

The needs of learners are met through KCETB's Further Education and Training Services (FET) that manages and operates 17 QQI-registered centres across 13 FET hubs and 30 community-based outreach locations.

Youth Services

KCETB co-ordinates and administers the delivery of youth services to young people across Kilkenny and Carlow under a variety of youth-funded programmes.

Music Generation

Music Generation transforms the lives of children and young people through access to an excellent performance music education.

Current Vacancies

KCETB is committed to providing a high-quality, professional service to support our schools, centres and staff.

Corporate

KCETB is supported by an executive and administrative team whose work underpins the delivery of education and training throughout our schools and centres.

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