Welcome

Killoughteen N.S. is a rural, mixed, catholic school just outside Newcastle West town. Our 162 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.                                                                          This year we opened an ASD class. We have a pre-school being run on the school premises called Killoughteen Kids.

Latest News

Building for the future – Exciting times

Building for the future – Exciting times

Hello everyone, Last year was an exciting time for our school. We acquired extra land, increased the size of the school playground, built on two new mainstream classrooms, opened our Rainbow Class (ASD), put an astro-turf playing surface in place for our pupils and...

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School Calendar 2018 – 2019

School Year Begins

Wednesday, August 29th.

Halloween Mid Term

Closed from Monday 29th October  and re-opening Monday November 5th.

Christmas Holidays

Closing Friday December 21st and re-opening Monday January 7th.

February Mid Term Break

Closed Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd February.

St. Patrick’s Day

Closed Monday March 18th (Public holiday)

Easter Holidays

Closing Friday April 12th  and re-opening on Monday April 29th.

May Bank Holiday

Closed Monday May 6th.

June Bank Holiday

Closed Monday June 3rd.

Summer Holidays

Closing on Friday June 21st.

Building for the future – Exciting times

Building for the future – Exciting times

Hello everyone, Last year was an exciting time for our school. We acquired extra land, increased the size of the school playground, built on two new mainstream classrooms, opened our Rainbow Class (ASD), put an astro-turf playing surface in place for our pupils and...

read more
Some of Our Pupils go on the Wren on St. Stephen’s Day

Some of Our Pupils go on the Wren on St. Stephen’s Day

Well done to our pupils who went on the Wren on St. Stephen's Day. They were extremely well supported and raised €1,130 towards the fundraiser for our proposed new school hall. Thank you to everyone who supported our pupils. Míle buíochas also to Catherine Brosnan who...

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Building for the future – Exciting times

Building for the future – Exciting times

Hello everyone, Last year was an exciting time for our school. We acquired extra land, increased the size of the school playground, built on two new mainstream classrooms, opened our Rainbow Class (ASD), put an astro-turf playing surface in place for our pupils and...

read more