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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Rainbow Trip to the Library

Rainbow Trip to the Library

  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...

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Presentation of football skills certificates

Presentation of football skills certificates

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...

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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.