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Decorative Clay Mask Making Workshop

There will be a Decorative Clay Mask Making Workshop in the school on Thursday, 2nd May 2024 and Thursday, 9th May 2024 from 5pm to 7pm.

Places are limited so booking is essential.

Contact: HSCL at (086 1034228) to book your place.

Craft Classes (Needle Felting)

Craft Classes in Needle Felting for parents/guardians of Carrick-on-Shannon Community School will begin on Monday, 4th March 2024 from 9am to 11am.

Places are limited so please contact our Home School Community Liaison Co-ordinator, Ms. Walsh, on 086 103 4228 to reserve a place by Thursday, 29th February 2024.

Leaving Certificate Polish

Post-Primary Languages Ireland, a dedicated unit of the Department of Education, is organising an information session on the Polish Leaving Certificate specification, portfolio, and sample papers. It aims to help students and parents to become familiar with the curriculum and identify suitable supports for the study, mostly for those who do not have access to the classes in school.

The information session will take place on 27th of February 2024, at 7 p.m. and will be hosted online.

To participate in the session, they need to register using the following link here

TCD - Spring Open Day

Trinity College Dublin will host their first Spring Open Day on Saturday, 23rd March 2024 from 10am to 5pm.

To register, please click on 

GUH Online Careers Talk

Galway University Hospitals (GUH) are hosting a live online Question and Answer Session for students interested in a career in Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work and/or Speech and Language Therapy.

Students must register for this talk which will take place on Tuesday, 23rd January 2024 from 6pm on Microsoft Teams. For more information, please click on the link below:

2nd Year SLR - Date Change

The date for the 2nd Year Student Learning Review has been brought forward to Tuesday, 30th January 2024.

All classes will finish at 3.45pm on that day.

Maynooth Open Days

We have been notified of the following Open Days for Maynooth University:

  • 24th & 25th November 2023
  • 27th April 2024
  • 29th June 2024

1st Year Enrolment Process 2024

Our enrolment process for the 1st Year Class of September 2024 will begin at the end of November. If you have a child who is interested in attending the Community School from September 2024, please note the following dates for your diary:

  • Wednesday, 29th November @ 7.30pm - Online Information Webinar
  • Monday, 27th November - Enrolment Process Begins (Stage 1)
  • Thursday, 7th December - Open Night 2024
  • Friday, 15th December - Stage 1 of Enrolment Closes
  • Monday, 22nd January - Stage 2 of Enrolment Opens
  • Friday, 9th February - Stage 2 of Enrolment Closes
  • Saturday, 9th March - Students invited to take another tour of the school

You can register for the information webinar by clicking on the link above.

The above dates are subject to change so please keep an eye on our school app and website for the most up-to-date information.

School Closed - Monday, 2nd October 2023

As per our School Calendar 2023/2024, Carrick-on-Shannon Community School will be closed on Monday, 2nd October 2023.

Classes will resume on Tuesday, 3rd October 2023 at 9am.

CAO Round 1

A reminder that the CAO Round 1 offers are available from 2pm today (30th August 2023).

Best of luck to everyone seeking an offer this afternoon.

The closing date to reply to Round 1 offers is 3pm on the 5th September.