The Boys’ National School is situated in the townland of Donaguile and is located three hundred metres south west of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Kilkenny Street. It is a four teacher school with three mainstream teachers and caters for pupils from second to sixth classes. Its feeder school is the Presentation Convent primary school where the boys attend junior infants, senior infants and first class.
It has the best of I.T. facilities with high speed wireless broadband in every room. The mobile classroom trolley ensures laptop use for all our pupils at their own tables.
The school’s three acres of playing fields including two pitches, two hard courts and a magnificent garden enclosure ensure facilities for our young outdoor enthusiasts be they hurlers, footballers, soccer or rugby players, basketballers or gardeners are excellent. Our swimmers avail of the state of the art facilities in the Watershed Complex in Kilkenny, only 17km from the school.
The school has a library in each classroom and staffroom so our reading enthusiasts have a wide range of books to choose from.
We open at 9.05am with breaks between 11.00-11.15 and 12.30-1.05 and the school closes at 2.45pm daily.
Principal: John Kelly.