Killoughteen N.S. is a rural, mixed, catholic school just outside Newcastle West town. Our 186 pupils range in age from 4 to 13 years. The atmosphere in our school is a very happy one enhanced by a supportive parent body. We opened our first ASD class (Rainbow Class) and a pre-school on the school premises called Killoughteen Kids in September 2018.

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Senior Camogie County Champions

Senior Camogie County Champions

There was great excitement today when the ten of the senior camogie county champions came to visit us with Noel O' Connor. Yvonne Lee, Grace Lee, , Roisin Ambrose, Kate Ambrose, Emma Falahee, Aoife Corbet, Karen O' Leary along with past pupils, Ella Whelan, Ciara...

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Boys Football Killoughteen NS

Boys Football Killoughteen NS

Our boys football team had their second game of this school year today. Our first game was against Monagea NS and this was a very tough encounter. Monagea won the game very well but it was much deserved. However, our team regrouped and played against Dromcollogher in...

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School Calendar 2019 – 2020

School Year Begins

Wednesday, August 28th.

Halloween Mid Term

Closed on Monday 28th October  and re-opening Monday November 4th.

Christmas Holidays

Closing Friday December 20th and re-opening Monday January 6th.

February Mid Term Break

Closed Thursday 20th and Friday 21st February.

St. Patrick’s Day

Closed Tuesday March 17th

Easter Holidays

Closing Friday April 3rd  and re-opening on Monday April 20th.

May Bank Holiday

Closed Monday May 4th.

June Bank Holiday

Closed Monday June 1st.

Summer Holidays

Closing on Friday June 19th.