Our School

The school was established in the year 1948.
There are currently four classrooms and two resource rooms, an office, a staff room and an Aistear room. The school also has a large vegetable garden, an orchard, an enclosed playground, basketball court, large playing field, a junior yard and a senior yard and an outdoor learning space/amphitheatre.

The school is well equipped with educational aids and has a well stocked library. The I.T. facilities are excellent with each classroom having an interactive whiteboard, ipads, visualisers and laptops.

Tá seisúir Múinteoirí ag obair in ár scoil anois: There are four mainstream teachers and two SETs (Special Education Teachers) in our school. We also have a Special Needs Assistant, a Secretary and a Caretaker.

Cuirfimind béim ar an nGaeilge mar theanga cumarsáide í Scoil Chiaráin Naofa.

The school is under the management of a Board of Management which is elected in accordance with the DES Rules of Procedure. There is an active and thriving Parents Association in the school. The Board actively supports and promotes the Parents Association, who work closely with the school.

Our school Motto is ‘Mol an óige’, meaning ‘Praise the Youth’.

List of Teachers

Junior Infants / Senior Infants Múinteoir Nadia Wemyss (Deputy Principal)
1st Class / 2nd Class Múinteoir Orlaith Murphy
3rd / 4th Class Múinteoir Kieran Byrne (Principal)
5th / 6th Class Múinteoir Naoise O Cuinneagáin
SET Múinteoir Ashley Cooke
Shared SET Múinteoir Eoin Cody


Other Staff

Secretary Loretta O Dwyer
Caretaker Oliver Roche
Cleaners McCreery Contract Cleaners


Board of Management

Chairperson Jimmy Sheehan
School Principal Kieran Byrne
Patron’s Representative Fr Liam Cassin
Teacher’s Representative Nadia Wemyss
Parents Representatives Kathleen King and Sean Hayden
Community Representatives Bríd Malzard and Sheila Lennon


Parents Association

Chairperson Adele Walsh
Secretary  Regina Moran
Treasurer   Shelagh Butler