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Teachers Required

Qualified teachers who are registered with the Teaching Council and are interested in providing tuition under the DES Home Tuition Scheme are asked to contact the school on 071 9620880 immediately.

Basketball Success!

Congratulations to our boys Under 16 Basketball team and their coaches, Ms. Flynn and Mr. Dolly, on reaching the All-Ireland Finals which will take place later this year in Dublin.

State Examinations E7A Forms (LC)

The State Examinations E7A Form for Leaving Certificate will be distributed to students on Friday, 10th January 2020 in the school.

These forms are required by the State Examinations to identify the subjects students wish to sit during their Leaving Certificate examination.

The completed forms must be returned to the school on Tuesday, 14th January 2020. Students will be called to the Principal's office on that day so the forms can be checked. All Leaving Certifcate students will receive a sticker with their unique exam number printed on it for future reference.

Creative in Castlebar

We would like to extend our best wishes to Anna Stenson, Sarena Fallon, Áine Lyons and Leonie McKiver who will be performing in a Christmas ballet, Highlights of the Nutcracker, in the Royal theatre Castlebar over the weekend.

The show begins at 2pm and will see Anna performing the role of Clara while Leonie, Áine and Sarena will each showcase unique dance styles from around the world.

The production is a collaboration between Victoria Walker Dance and the Mayo Youth Orchestra and features professional guest ballet dancers. It promises to be a great occasion and we wish all involved the very best of luck!

Award Winners

Congratulations to Kevin Brady who recently received an Entrance Scholars Award from University College Dublin. 

We also congratulate Ryan McGowan who received an Entrance Exhibition Award from Trinity College Dublin. Ryan has also been awarded a JP McManus All-Ireland Scholarship. 

Policy Review

This month we are reviewing the following policies:

  • Relationships and Sexuality
  • Substance Use Policy
  • Teacher Placement Policy

Click here to have your say.

The Importance of Sleep

The vast majority of young people and teenagers need at least 9 hours sleep per night.

Click on the link below (from RTÉ) to find out more.

Click here.

Technical Issues

Today, Tuesday, 17th September 2019, we will be conducting tests on our main server. 

This will cause disruption to our telephone systems. We apologise for any inconvenience that this will cause.

State Examinations Online Portal

The State Examinations Commission (the body responsible for running the Junior and Leaving Certificate Examinations) have advised schools that the majority of their services to candidates will be operated through an on-line self-service portal from 2019.

Applications to view scripts etc. must be made through this portal.

Candidates should have already registered on this portal. If not, click here to register.

SciFest Success!

We had lots to celebrate at the recent SciFest Competition held in Sligo recently.

Daniels Kasperovics took first place in the Junior Category with his project Toy Collector.

Ciara Thompson received the 'Discover Space Award' for her project Can we take images from inside a gas planet?

Liam Coll and Kristupas Juskevicius researched Muscles, Tendons and Prosethetics and were the deserving winners of the Boaston Scientific Medical Devices Award.

As if that wasn't enough, Ms. Creegan and Ms. Kelly, who encouraged our Scifest entrants all the way, received the Space Atlas Teacher Award.

Congratulations to all!


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

Phone: 071 9620880
Fax: 071 9621703