Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board schools provide high quality learning opportunities with student centred educational services through its 8 multi-denominational, co-educational post-primary schools across counties Longford and Westmeath. In line with our Mission Statement, our committed and highly qualified teaching staff offer a wide range of programmes that are dynamic, diverse and innovative enabling young people to reach their full potential. 

LWETB believe that every student in its care deserves a positive educational experience in school. To achieve this, LWETB support schools through the development of systems by the establishment of Student Councils, SEN support, provision of high quality ICT infrastructure, quality learning spaces, collaboration with parents and strong links with stakeholders.

Significant student support services are offered through pastoral structures and student support team frameworks including Junior Cert, JCSP, Leaving Cert, Leaving Cert Applied, LCVP, Transition Year, School Completion Programmes, Breakfast Clubs, After-School programmes, homework clubs and a broad range of other Extra-Curricular activities. 

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LWETB School Contact Details

Castlepollard Community College
Castlepollard, Co Westmeath N91 EF89
Phone: (044) 9661 163
Principal: Wayne Walsh
Deputy Principal: James McGrath
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Columba College Killucan
Killucan, Co. Westmeath
Phone: (044) 937 4107
Principal: Dermot Brady
Deputy Principal: Margaret Coady
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Athlone Community College
Retreat Rd, Retreat, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, N37 Y985
Phone: (090) 647 2625
Principal: Eileen Donohoe
Deputy Principal: Chris Forde
Deputy Principal: Pauline Fadden
Deputy Principal : Deirdre Whitlow
Acting Deputy Principal : Gráinne Macken
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Ardscoil Phádraig Granard
Granard, Co. Longford
Phone: (043) 668 6209
Principal: Rosemary Johnston
Deputy Principal: Brid Nevin
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Lanesboro Community College
Lanesboro, Co. Longford
Phone: (043) 332 1139
(Acting) Principal: Michael Lyons
Deputy Principal:
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Templemichael College
Templemichael, Longford, N39 DA02
Phone: (043) 334 5455
Principal: Sorcha Nic Dhonnacha
Deputy Principal: Michael O' Rourke
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Mullingar Community College
Millmount Rd, Bellview, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. N91 TC59
Phone: (044) 9340786
Principal: Seamus Mohan
Deputy Principal: Emmett Kenny
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Ballymahon Vocational School
Ballymahon, Co. Longford.
Phone: (090) 6432211
Principal: TBC
Deputy Principal: TBC
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St. Anthony's Athlone
Northgate Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. N37 N1W3
Phone: (090) 6473869
Principal: Darach Milner

LWETB School Locations

Castlepollard Ballymahon Athlone Killucan Granard Lanesboro


Applying to Our Schools

Students wishing to apply to any of our schools in Longford and Westmeath can do so by either contacting the school directly, or through their website. A copy of the school enrollment form will also be available from their site. 

In the event that the school cannot facilitate a place, you can appeal this decision to LWETB. Here are the procedures that have to be followed, and here is the appeal application.