Day One

A very warm welcome to all the first years who have joined our school community this morning. A mixture of nerves and excitement as this group start their next chapter. We wish them all the best of luck and hope that they enjoy their time with us.

First Year Basketball

Congratulations to the first year girls Basketball team who took to the court for the first time today. A fantastic result for the girls as they beat Crescent Comp 20-12. Congrats also to their coaches Evelyne, Ciara, Ms Devine and Ms Cregan. Thanks also due to Emma Healy who helped out today.

Open Night 2017

The annual open night for prospective incoming students will take place on the evening of Thursday 26th October from 7 – 9p.m.

Principals Address will commence at 7.15p.m.
All are welcome

On display on the night will be samples of student work from across the year groups, classroom displays and exhibitions, and a competition for incoming students.

In conjunction with the open night will be an open day on Tuesday 24th October from 9.30a.m. – 12.30p.m. 5th and/or 6th class students from local schools will be brought to the school to experience the school in action. Senior students will guide students through the school and its facilities. Students in fifth or sixth class from primary schools not attending on the day are welcome to visit also with their Parent/Guardian.

Visit our new state of the art new extension “The Sean Burke Suite” on the night.

Available on the open night will include information on the programmes and subject we offer

  • Junior Certificate
  • Transition Year programme
  • Leaving Certificate
  • Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
  • Leaving Certificate Applied

Comment from recent school inspections

Responses received from parents and students reflected a high level of satisfaction with the quality of teaching and learning in the school. – Inspection Team 2015

Details of State Examination Achievements

Leaving Certificate Results 2017

The class of 2017 at Hazelwood College exceeded last years national average points by over 120 points reflecting the continued success of the school. A record number of students achieved above 500 points including students achieving over 600 points.

The success of one student, Laura Stack, made national headlines by being one of only thirteen students in the country to achieve 8 H1’s.

For more details and information see our feature in this weeks Weekly Observer and advert in this weeks Vale Star

Achieving Our Full Potential

Welcome 1st Year 2017


Class 1A pictured with School Principal Mr Brendan Burke and Class teacher Ms Sinead Clarson

Class 1B pictured with school Principal Mr Brendan Burke and class teacher Ms Grainne Phelan

Class 1C pictured with school Principal Mr Brendan Burke and class teacher Mr Alan Noonan

Class 1D pictured with school Principal Mr Brendan Burke and class teacher Ms Marie O Connor

We won’t forgot the rest of the student body who returned after a well earned summer break.

Hurling Blitz News

Pictured are the Hazelwood College First Year Hurling team that participated in the County Limerick Post-Primary Blitz, which was held in the Mick Neville Park. Hazelwood beat Scoil Pól, Kilfinane and St. Joseph’s College, Newport in the course of the blitz.

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7’s Hurling News

First Year victorious Hurlers from the 7’s Hurling Hazelwood College Competition, which was held in association with the GAA and Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board. Pictured are (back row, left to right) Robert McCarthy, Ciaran O’Sullivan, Jamie Reidy and Stephen Long. Front row (left to right) Kevin Normoyle, Ryan Reidy and Ian Foley.

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Picture 2: First Year hurlers who participated in the 7’s Competition recently held in Hazelwood College. Pictured are (back row, left to right) Ciaren Lenihan, Thomas Curran, Kenny Lynch and Edward Brennan. Front row (left to right) Eoghan O’Gorman, Jack Condon and Thomas Sheehan.

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Picture 3: First Year hurlers who participated in the Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board sponsored 7’s Hurling Competition. Pictured are (back row, left to right) Iain Kelly, Mark Kelly, Jack Shanahan and Shane O’Riordan. Front row (left to right) Darragh Reidy, Adam Cotter, Cian Nash and Darren Fehan.

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Picture 4: Hazelwood College first year students who participated in the Limerick and Clare sponsored GAA 7’s Hurling Competition recently. Pictured are (back row, left to right) Pat Curtin, Fionn McCarthy, Mark Buckley and David O’Riordan. Front row (left to right) Conor Heenan, Eamon O’Kelly, Seamus O’Donnell and Stephen O’Flynn.

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Welcome First Year 2016

Hazelwood College 1 A Class are pictured with their Year Head Ms Frances Cregan (back row, second from right) and Hazelwood College Principal, Mr Brendan Burke (back row, far right),
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1 B Class are pictured with Hazelwood College Principal, Mr Brendan Burke (back row, far left), their Year Head, Ms Frances Cregan (back row, second on left) and their Class Teacher, Mr Ronan Farrell (back row, far right)
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1 C Class group are pictured with Hazelwood College Principal, Mr Brendan Burke (back row, far left), their Year Head, Ms Frances Cregan (back row, second from left) and their class teacher, Ms Aisling Culhane (far right).
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1 D Class group are pictured with their Year Head, Ms Frances Cregan (back row, far left), their Class Teacher, Ms Maeve Dennison (back row, second from right) and Hazelwood College Principal, Mr Brendan Burke, (back row, far right).
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Welcome First Year 2015

Picture 1: Hazelwood College 1A class group on their first day attending Hazelwood College. They are pictured here with their Principal, Mr Brendan Burke (left), their Year Head, Mr Tom Quinlan (fourth from the right standing) and their class teacher Ms Marie O’Connor (standing on right).
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Picture 2: The 1B class group which started at Hazelwood College are greeted by their Year Head, Mr Tom Quinlan (standing third from left), their Principal, Mr Brendan Burke (standing sixth from left) and their class teacher Ms Marion Murphy (standing on far right).
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Picture 3: Hazelwood College 1C class group enjoy the summer sunshine on their first day attending secondary school. They are pictured here with their class teacher Ms Mairead Daly (standing second from left), their Principal Mr Brendan Burke (standing fourth from left) and their Year Head Mr Tom Quinlan (standing third from right).
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Picture 4: 1D class group of Hazelwood College are pictured here on their first day attending secondary school. They are pictured with their Principal Mr Brendan Burke (standing second from left) and Year Head Mr Tom Quinlan (standing third from right). Missing from photograph is their class teacher Ms Michelle Herbert.
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Picture 5: Hazelwood College 1E class group are welcomed on their first day of attending Hazelwood College by their Year Head Mr Tom Quinlan (standing on the far left), their Principal Mr Brendan Burke (standing fourth from left) and their class teacher Ms Geraldine Murphy Reidy (standing far right).

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