Coláistí Chorca Dhuibhne Teo has been in existence in Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, West Kerry, for almost forty years. It is a subsidiary of Comharchumann Forbartha Chorca Dhuibhne the West Kerry Development Co-operative which was established in 1966.
Coláistí Chorca Dhuibhne is a financially stable well managed and successful entity which generates economic activity through the promotion of Irish Language Courses.
Coláistí Chorca Dhuibhne continues to this day to operate profitably the Irish Language Courses for students in the age group of 10 – 18 years and also for Trainee Teachers and Post Graduates Trainee Teachers.
In terms of its ongoing contribution to the wider community, Coláistí Chorca Dhuibhne generates an income of over 2m per annum for the area and when the appropriate multiplier affect on the direct income is applied, it can be said that this income is worth in the region of 4.5m per annum to the area.
The success of the Coláistí Gaeilge is widely acknowledged and this aspect will be expanded through further renovation.