About Us

School starts for all pupils on Tuesday 30th of August 2022. Children are asked to line up at 9:15am for a 9:20am start.

Junior Infants will be finishing at12:20pm from Tuesday 30th of August until Friday 9th of September 2022. 

Junior Infants will go home at 2pm from Monday 12th of September. 

Senior Infants will finish school at 2pm from Tuesday 30th of August. 

All other classes finish school at 3pm.

On wet days children may go straight to the P.E. Hall where they will be collected by their class teacher.


The school currently has an administrative principal, 11 mainstream teaching staff, 4 Special Education Teachers,  2  ASD classes (Tír na nÓg), 11 special needs assistants, a caretaker, 3 bus escorts and a secretary. The classes are mixed single stream classes from junior infants to sixth.

Principal:Mr  Sé Mc Carthy

Deputy Principal: Mrs Gráinne Kelly

6th:Mr Shane Moloney

5th:Mr. Michael Ward

4th/5th: Ms Clodagh Allen

4th: Ms Jessica Doherty

3rd: Mrs Laura Morgan/ Mrs Tara O'Connor Mrs. Audrey L'Estrange 

2nd/3rd: Ms. Áine Hanevy 

2nd: Mr. Brian Delamere

1st : Mrs Pamela Perry

Senior Infants: Mrs Gráinne Kelly

Junior / Senior Infants:  Ms Ciara Crehan 

Junior Infants: Ms. Sharon O'Brien

Special Education Teachers: Mrs Gemma Briody, Mrs Eileen Loughlin, Mrs Sinéad Foster, Mrs Audrey L'Estrange.

Tír na nÓg: Mr Kevin Flynn & Mrs Aisling Greene

S.N.A's: Mrs Una McLoughlin,  Mrs Jenifer Mc Graw,  Ms Bernie Lynch,  Mrs June Flanagan, Mrs Jacinta Masterson, Mrs Ann McNulty, Mrs Arlene Convery, Ms Debbie Carr and Ms Aisling Conaty, Ms. Lisa Cully.

Secretary: Mrs Pat Hall

Caretaker: Mr. Paul O'Malley

Bus Escort: Mrs Deirdre O'Connor

Parents Association

We have a very active Parents Association. The committee meet regularly to support and organise school events and fund raisers. Their main functions are to :

-Represent the views of parents

-To inform parents of developments in education and in the school

-To foster co-operation between parents/teachers and the Board of Management.


The school uniform is:

Navy Trousers/Skirt/Pinafore

Red Polo Shirt

Navy Crested School Jumper

Navy Socks/Tights

Black Shoes

Navy School Tracksuit for P.E. Days only.

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