Catholic Education, an Irish Schools Trust


CEIST (Catholic Education An Irish Schools’ Trust) is the Trustee body for 107 Voluntary Catholic Secondary Schools in Ireland.



A compassionate and just society inspired by the life and teaching of Jesus Christ.

To provide a holistic education in the Catholic tradition.


Promoting Spiritual & Human Development
We believe knowledge of and a personal relationship with Jesus Christ give meanings & purpose to our lives

Achieving Quality in Teaching & Learning
We are committed to excellence & to continually improving the quality
of teaching & learning

Showing Respect for Every Person
We respect the unique & intrinsic value of every person

Creating Community
Our schools are faith communities of welcoming & hospitality where gospel values are lived & where there is special care for those most in need

Being Just & Responsible
We seek to act justly & responsibly in all our relationships