St. Joseph's Secondary School, Rush, Co. Dublin was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1961. Rush is situated in Fingal, approximately 16km from Dublin Airport. The school is located near the South Shore Beach overlooking Lambay Island. In 1980, the school which had until then catered for girls only, became co-educational to cater for further local needs.
We aim to provide a secure and caring environment which promotes effort, achievement and the enjoyment of learning, where students develop self esteem, responsibility and self management skills in an atmosphere of respect and mutual support, inspired by our Catholic tradition.