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.
On the 12th of February everyone in the Rainbow Room was invited to Newcastle West Library to a Sensory Story telling session. We enjoyed listening to the story of 'The Ugly Duckling' read by Simone. We all really enjoyed getting involved in the story as well...read more
Noel O' Connor along with county footballer Iris Kennelly and Brian Foley (past pupil) presented all children who completed the fundamental football skills in football with their certificates. We thank Noel O' Connor who has taken all of our children to teach them...read more
School Calendar 2019 – 2020
School Year Begins
Wednesday, August 28th.
Halloween Mid Term
Closed on Monday 28th October and re-opening Monday November 4th.
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
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.
Closing on Friday June 19th.