Welcome from School Principal, Michael McMahon:

Mission Statement 

“To develop responsible individuals who will participate fully in a changing society and to carry out this task in a Christian environment”

Welcome to the website of Coláiste Éamonn Rís, also known as Wexford CBS!

I’m School Principal, Michael McMahon and I’m thrilled to have you here. Our school has been serving the community since 1849, providing an education to the young men of Wexford. As proud members of the Edmund Rice Schools Trust (ERST), we uphold the values of excellence and holistic development.

At Coláiste Éamonn Rís, we believe in fostering a well-rounded educational experience, encompassing both academics and extracurricular activities. Our impressive range of sports teams, clubs and groups are a testament to our committed staff and students. In fact, in 2023 we proudly secured the title of All Ireland Senior Soccer Champions!

Moreover, we offer exciting opportunities for educational trips to captivating destinations such as China, Zambia, New York, and even exhilarating skiing adventures in Andorra and other remarkable locations across Europe. Prepare yourself for an exciting journey at Coláiste Éamonn Rís, where there’s always something exciting happening.

To pupils and parents both past and present, and prospective pupils, happy browsing!

Michael McMahon


Senior Leadership Team 2023/2024 

John Hegarty (Deputy Principal), Michael McMahon (Principal) & John Nolan (Deputy Principal)