School News & Events

Santa Shop and Christmas Holidays

December 9th: We welcome back the return of our Santa Shop!

Christmas Holidays: The school will close at 12 noon Wednesday 21st of December and reopens Thursday 5th January.

Welcome back to school August 2022

Dear parents and guardians,

It’s that time of year again as we prepare for the return to school. I know you’ve all been preparing for the day and now it has finally arrived.

Welcome back to you all and I hope you’ve had a good and happy summer. I … Read more →

Covid 19

School policies and risk assessment for Covid 19 are available on our school policies webpage here.

As guidelines are frequently changing please also refer to the HSE website.


School website updated.

The school website is now updated with the booklists and school calendar.
Any queries please email
Have a lovely summer!

June 2021

It was great to welcome our Minister for Education to the school.

Minister for Education Norma Foley visited our school today. We were delighted to welcome her to our school. She thanked our school staff, pupils and parents for all the … Read more →

Stem Excellence

Kinvara N.S. has been awarded the Plaque of STEM Excellence by Science Foundation Ireland for the 6th year running. The Discover Primary Science and Maths Award aims to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among students, teachers and … Read more →

Active School Flag

We are delighted here in St. Joseph’s NS to have been awarded our Active Schools Flag after a very busy school year of lots of activities and hard work. The Active School Flag (ASF) is awarded to schools that strive … Read more →