St Mary`s Adult Education Centre


Thursday 13th September 10.00-4.00PM

ST. Mary’s Adult Education Centre are holding an open day offering a wide range of classes from Computers, Irish, Fitness Classes, Drama, Arts and Crafts, Quilting , Sewing. All classes available to those 18 years or over. We look forward to seeing you there.”


“St Mary`s Adult Education Group is looking for someone with an interest in adult education to join our management committee. If you can spare a couple of hours a month and feel you can make a contribution to decision making and policy for adult education in St Mary`s parish, then we would love to hear from you. Please contact John at St Mary`s Adult Education centre on 061 313993, or if you are interested”


You can call in to our office on the Island Road, contact us at 061 313993 or even join us on the St Mary’s Adult Education Facebook/Twitter page to let us know what courses you would like to see in your community for the next class year
Please let us know by the 17th May (because we would love to hear from you)

St. Mary’s is a vibrant area based on the north side of Limerick City. It is one of the oldest parts of the city with both King Johns Castle and St. Mary’s Cathedral in the Area.

St. Mary’s Adult Education Centre’s primary focus is on providing education on a non-discriminatory basis to any member of the local population. The centre is also involved in recreational activities for the local population and staff members. Working in partnership with the Local Employment Service assistance is given with job seeking and C.V. preparation. The centre works with Limerick City Council, Limerick Regeneration and St. Mary’s Aid on a litter picking project for the Greater King’s Island. They also work on advancing enterprise in the area, with a focus on job creation.


John O`Sullivan & Anthony Mooney
Phone – 061 313993

St Mary’s Adult Education Group is the main provider of adult education within St Mary’s wider parish. We are based in the Old Infant Boys School on the Island Road. We provide training at all levels including community education, ICT and QQI. We are a QQI Quality Assured Group.

We are CE sponsors to a CE Scheme which has participants based across the St Mary’s area engaged in work such as Environmental, Community Café, Athlunkard Boat Club, King’s Island Youth and Community Centre as well as the Adult Education Centre.

Our group aim is to provide the following support & educational programmes which are of benefit to the greater “Kings Island Area” of Limerick.

Community Employment – Environmental Projects

  1. Community Café –Catering & Caretakers
  2. FOCUS Irl – Support & Caretakers
  3. Local Boat Club – Support & Caretakers

Adult Education Courses – QQI (Fetac) – Levels 2 to 4
Literacy/ICT (computers etc)

Adult Education Courses – Arts & Crafts (Leisure etc)

  1. Card Making/Decoupage/Crochet/Yoga/Pilates/Flower Arranging/Photography & many others.

All on educational services are support by Limerick & Clare Adult Education Service.

Education Support – Study Club.
A service which provides facilities and tutors for students preparing for their Leaving Certificate exams.

We also are in regular contact with and work constructively with other groups such as:

  1. Department of Social Protection.
  2. PAUL Partnership.
  3. Limerick & Clare Adult Education Service.
  4. St Mary’s A.I.D. including representation on the Board.
  5. A network of “Trainer Providers”