Marian College




420 Students

Only Boys

Water sports and Religion

Marian College is a Marist Brothers Catholic secondary school for boys, located on Lansdowne Road in Ballsbridge, Dublin – 3km from Dublin’s city centre. The school was founded in 1954 and has a student population of 420. The school motto is Optimum Optare – the pursuit of excellence. This motto is upheld through a holistic educational experience which aims at the highest standards of learning and behaviour for all students – irrespective of background or means.

  • Non-fee-paying secondary school.
  • Choice of sporting and extra-curricular activites - from soccer, to basketball, to rugby and more.
  • Has its own swimming pool on-campus where the school’s water-polo team prac se
  • Motto is ‘Optimum Optare’ - the pursuit of excellence and their mission is to promote the fullest realisation of each student in the light of the Gospel values.