School Closure due to severe weather alert

February 28th, 2018

St. Tolas NS will be closed to pupils and staff on Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd March due to severe weather conditions.



Childrens Event at Shannon Library

February 13th, 2018

Children’s News from Shannon Library

 Storytime at Shannon Library

 Every Tuesday at 4.00pm for 3 – 6 year olds

 Stories, Colouring & Fun

All Welcome

 Junior Bookclub at Shannon Library

Celebrate reading with books and games.

Make new friends and have some fun.

Register your name and pick up a copy of the book at the Library desk

 Suitable for ages 9 – 12

 For further information on events please contact the library at 061-364266

Thursday Note 9th November 2017

November 10th, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians,

We hope you are well as we head into the second part of the school term. Our news this week is as follows

  • Our Parent/teacher meetings will take place next Tuesday and Wednesday here in the school hall. School will close to pupils on Tuesday only at 2.25p.m to facilitate these meetings. School will finish at the usual time on Wednesday. We look forward to seeing you then.

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School Closure

October 15th, 2017

St. Tolas will remain closed on Monday 16th October and Tuesday October 17th, due to status red wind warning. Stay safe everybody.

School Calendar 2017/2018

July 7th, 2017


 School reopens for all pupils on Wednesday 30th August 2017 at 9.00am


School finishes on Friday 27th October & reopens on Monday 6th November 2017


School finishes on Friday 22nd December & reopens on Monday 8th January 2018


School will be closed on Thursday 15th & Friday 16th February 2018


School will be closed on bank holiday Monday, 19th March 2018


School finishes on Friday 23rd March & reopens on Monday 9th April 2018


School will finish on Friday 4th May & reopens on Monday 14th May 2018


School will finish on Friday 29th June 2018


*Please note May is the month designated for compulsory testing in schools for 1st to 6th classes.  It is advisable for students, failing illness, to be at school during this time.

**Also please note that once a student misses in excess of 20 days, regardless of reason, we are obliged to report same to TUSLA, the Child & Family Agency. It is therefore essential that all absences are explained by a written note or phone call thank you.