Welcome to Carrick-on-Shannon Community School

The school was established in 1994 with the object of providing a comprehensive post-primary education to all children of the community regardless of intellectual ability, religious background or family means. The building and its extensive grounds are located in Summerhill, just off the N4’s southern approach to the town.

What’s Happening:

Best of luck to our Leaving and Junior Certificate students over the coming months

The Junior and Leaving Certificate Exams begin in earnest over the next few weeks. Best of luck to all those involved!

This week (16th April):

  • Monday, 16th April to Friday, 19th April - LC Irish Oral Examination
  • Tuesday, 17th April - JC Music Practical Examination
  • Wednesday, 18th April and Thrusday, 19th April - LC Music Practical Examination
  • Thursday, 19th April - Russian Oral Examination

Senior Cycle Options - Talk for Parents/ Guardians

There will be a talk for parents/ guardians of 3rd and Transition Year students on Wednesday, 25th April at 7pm in the school. The talk will look at the different options available to students as they enter senior cycle.

Maynooth University Open Days

Maynooth University are planning two further open day events.

  • Spring Open Day - Saturday, April 28th
  • Summer Open Day - Saturday, June 23rd  

The Naughton Scholarships 2018

The Naughton Foundation is awarding 36 scholarships in 2018 to promote the study of engineering, science and technology at third level by students in Ireland. Each scholarship is valued at €20,000 i.e. €5,000 for each year of students third level course. Closing date for applications is Friday, 18th May 2018.

Please note that applicants must:

  • be attending a second level school in the Republic of Ireland, and
  • be a 2018 Leaving Certificate student applying for admission to an engineering, science or techology related course in any publicly funded University or third-level institution in Ireland, including Northern Ireland.

Application Forms and further information available through www.thenaughtonfoundation.ie 


Community School,
Carrick-on-Shannon,
Co. Leitrim. N41 VX63.

Phone: 071 9620880
Fax: 071 9621703