About Us

Contact Details

Phone:  (093) 55388

Mobile:  (087) 2445277

Email:  donaghpatrickns@gmail.com

Postal Code: H91 W3Y6

Teaching Staff

 • Muireann Cradock (Principal) 3rd and 4th Class

• Olive Bhreathnach (Vice-Principal) Special Education Teacher

• Joanne Donnelly (Special Duties Teacher) Junior Infants

• Ann Marie O’ Neill, 1st and 2nd Class

• Laura Callanan, Special Education Teacher

• Seán Lee, Senior Infants and 1st Class                                                                                                                                 

Éimhín Cradock, 5th &6th Class

Board of Management Elected in Nov 2015

 • Vincent Judge (Chairperson & Patron’s Representative)
• Fr. Pat O’Brien (Patron’s Representative)
• Angela Geraghty (Parents’ Representatives)
• Aidan Larkin (Parents’ Representatives)
• Marian Higgins (Member of the Community)
• Margaret Mary McDermott (Member of the Community)
• Olive Bhreathnach (Teachers’ Representative)
• Muireann Cradock (Principal)

Ancillary Staff

• Mary O’Neill (Secretary, Caretaker)
• Marie O’Shaughnessy (S.N.A.)

• Celine Burke (S.N.A.)

• Helen Mulroe Byrne (S.N.A.)
• Regina Sice (Part-time S.N.A)

Extra P.E. Staff

• Tom Naughton (Football)
• Seán Costello (Hurling)
• Des Sheeran  (Football)
• Swimming. Weekly lessons during the 2nd and 3rd term from 1st to 6th class. At present these classes are held in Coral Leisure Club Tuam

After School Activities

 • Music (Muireann Cradock)
• Active Hour 1st- 6th (Laura Callanan, Marie O’ Shaughnessy, Celine Burke, Helen Mulroe Byrne)

• Irish Dancing (Ann Byrne Gibbons)

Ethos

Donaghpatrick N.S. is a catholic, co-educational school from Junior Infants up to 6th class, under the patronage of the Archbishop and the Archdiocese of Tuam.

Donaghpatrick N.S. aims to promote the full and harmonious development of all pupils: cognitive, intellectual, physical, cultural, moral and spiritual, catered for through the curriculum and everyday life in our school.

Donaghpatrick N.S. provides a happy, safe and caring environment in a pleasant and inspiring atmosphere where each child is happy to learn, work and play.

Donaghpatrick N.S. has a committed, dedicated and caring teaching staff whose aim is to enable and help every child under their care to reach their full potential.

We continue to provide a wide variety of extra curricular activities such as Football, Hurling and Swimming.

All classrooms have a classroom library and are also equipped with interactive whiteboards, visualisers, laptops, broadband internet and a wide range of suitable software.

There are two acres of school grounds, some of which are used exclusively for playing games and in other areas there is a wide range of trees, shrubs and flowers.

Finally, as William Butler Yeats correctly said:

Education is not the filling of a pail,

but the lighting of a fire”.

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