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Fáilte go suíomh idirlíon Naomh Tola.

Our School

St. Tola’s N.S is a mainstream, co-educational primary school, with an enrollment of 226 pupils, located in Killulagh, Delvin, Co. Westmeath.

There are 9 Mainstream Teachers, 2 ASD Unit Teachers, 3 Special Educational Needs Teachers,  6 SNAs, our school secretary, caretaker and cleaners.

School begins at 9.00 am and finishes at 1.40 pm for Junior & Senior Infants, and 2.40 pm for the rest of the school.

Break is at 10.30 am until 10.40 am.

Lunch is at 12.00 pm until 12.30 pm.

St. Tola’s has developed from a small 4 classroom school which opened in 1969, to a modern building consisting of:

  • 8 Classrooms

  • 3 Prefabs

  • 2 ASD Classrooms

  • 1 SEN room

  • Principal’s Office

  • Secretary’s Office

  • Sensory Room

  • Staff Room

  • Gymnasium with Kitchenette & Store Room

All classrooms come equipped with interactive whiteboards and a class laptop.

The school also has a Poly Tunnel which serves as our outdoor classroom, a school garden, chicken coop with five hens, a tennis court, and a large playing field.

Plans are currently ongoing for the extension of our school with the building of a 2 classroom ASD Unit and an additional mainstream classroom. 

The Board of Management

The board is made up of eight members – two parents’ representatives, two community representatives, two members of our teaching staff (one being the principal), a treasurer and a Patron nominee.  Each B.O.M. runs for a four year term.  The present board’s term began in December 2019.  The board presently exists as follows:


Patron’s Nominee:  Fr. Seamus Heaney

Teaching Representatives:  Eileen Smyth & Kieran Stenson

Parent Representatives: Martha Coyne & Paul Gill

Community Representatives: Bernie Fox & Fergus Sheerin


Officers on the Board

Chairperson:  Fr. Seamus Heaney

Secretary:  Eileen Smyth

Treasurer:  Claire Fox

Designated Liaison Person for Child Protection:  Eileen Smyth

Deputy Liaison Person for Child Protection:  Kieran Stenson

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