St. Brendan's Community School


This is an application form for admission and does not constitute an offer of a place, implied or otherwise. Use of the word ‘student’ throughout this Application Form does not imply that the person on whose behalf this application is being made is regarded as a having been accepted as a student of St. Brendan’s Community School, Birr, Co. Offaly.

Completed Applications form will be accepted from 2nd October 2019

The Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 5pm on 13th December 2020

Please Note Closing Date and Time is now passed all applications from this time and date will be deemed to be Late Applications

Application Forms Must be competed in hard copy and returned to the school office marked “Admissions”.

Click here to download a school Enrolment form

Click here to download the Transfer Form

All application forms must be completed in full before they can be processed.

Note: students applying to transfer into the school must complete both the standard Application Form above and the Student Transfer Form below.


  • All of the information that you provide in this application form is taken in good faith. If it is found that any of the information is incorrect, misleading or incomplete, the application may be rendered invalid.
  • Please understand that it your responsibility to inform the school of any change in contact information or circumstances relating to this application.
  • For information regarding how your data is processed by the school.


The Board of Management of St. Brendan's Community is a data controller under the General Data Protection Regulations and the Data Protection Acts 1988 - 2018. The personal data supplied on this Application Form and the accompanying documentation sought is required for the purpose of:

· Verification of identity and date of birth;

· Verification and assessment of admission criteria;

· Allocation of teachers and resources to the school; and

· School administration,

all of which are tasks carried out pursuant to various statutory duties to which St. Brendan’s Community School is subject.

Failure to provide the requested information may result in the application being deemed invalid and an offer of a place may not be made.

The personal data disclosed in this Application Form may be communicated internally within St. Brendan’s Community School for the purpose of determining the applicability of the selection criteria and possibly with the patron or board of management of other schools in order to facilitate the efficient admission of students, pursuant to section 66(6) of the Education Act 1998 as inserted by section 9 of the (Admissions to Schools) Act 2018.

The personal data provided in this Application Form will be kept for 7 years from the date on which the student turns 18 years of age, unless there is a statutory requirement to retain some or all elements of the data for a further period or indefinitely, in line with St. Brendan’s Community School Birr’s Data Retention Policy, which can be found at

Any person who provides personal data through this Enrolment Form has a right to request access to that data. S/he also has a right to request the changing of any information if it is factually incorrect. A request for erasure of the data can also be made by or on behalf of the data subject but this will only be acceded to where the data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected and where St. Brendan’s Community School does not have a legal basis for retaining it.

If you as a data subject have any complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commission.

Cappaneale, Birr, Co. Offaly
057 912 0510
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