Welcome to Ardscoil Mhuire’s Guidance Page

The Guidance Department is made up of

Ms Tierney – Guidance Counsellor

Please check this page regularly to keep up to date with careers’ events,  watch video guides, and browse through careers, apprenticeships, Post-Leaving Cert courses and degree options.

Thank you!

Leaving Certificate Links:

The links below will be of interest to students involved in Senior Cycle and who are looking for information regarding the CAO and other options.

Local Third & Further Education Institutions:

Students can access specific information about courses, requirements, etc. via the links below.

Third Level Information Night 2022:

Relevant to Leaving Certificate 2023 student.  Presentations from Ms Tierney (ASM Guidance Counsellor) and staff from UL on the HEAR and DARE processes.

Looking after your Mental Health

Free Counselling

  • Turn2me free online counselling for over 18s
  • My Mind free online counselling
  • Jigsaw free counselling online and in person, phone 061 974510
  • The Samaritans offer emotional support to anyone in distress. Freephone 116123
  • Pieta House Counselling service 1800247247. Text HELP to 51444
  • Childline 24 hour Listening Service 1800666666, Text 50101, or chat online at
  • BeLonG to Support for LGBTI+ Text 086 1800280,
  • LGBT Ireland email or phone 1890929539
  • Mental Health Ireland, support for people experiencing mental health difficulties, 01 2841166
  • Crisis Text Line Ireland, text TALK to 0861800280 available 24 hours
  • Support for depression, Freephone 1800804848


Support for Eating Disorders

  • Eating disorder text support, text Hello to 50808


Mental Health Apps

  • Mindshift: uses CBT techniques, encourages healthy thinking.
  • Clear Fear: Uses CBT techniques and is designed for teenagers.
  • Headspace: Teaches meditation and mindfulness
  • CALM: Guided meditations
  • ALL available from App Store or Google Play

Support for Parents

  •, 1890927277
  • National Parents Council,
  • Parent Support Programme, 109 Henry Street Limerick, 061 411643
  • Parenting Support,
  • Parentsplus,
  • Parenting and Education,