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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Cork Pops Orchestra in UL

Cork Pops Orchestra in UL

On Friday November 8th we carried third, fourth, fifth and sixth classes to the University Concert Hall in Limerick to see the Cork Pops Orchestra. We went to the morning show which began at 10:15am. Evelyn Grant (RTE lyric fm) presented the show and was the conductor...

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Team Hope Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

Team Hope Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

This year the school community of Killoughteen NS gave great support yet again to this appeal. We collected 130 boxes approximately. Andy and Karen Vampola of Team Hope were delighted with the support given when they collected the Shoe Boxes today at school. Please...

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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.