Welcome to Emly National School's website.

Open night for new parents and parishioners to view the school on Moday the 16th at 7.30. We would like to give everyone the opportunity to see the great changes that have taken place in the school over the past two years. The school has been painted and new floors have been put down in some of the existing classrooms. There is a new staffroom and girls' toilets as well as the extension. 

We thank you for your continued support to the school.  All the current building work has now been completed.

Following the success of the Bumper 300 Draw from last year the Board of Management in consultation with the Parents Association have agreed to hold the Bumper 300 draw again this year.  It is envisioned that this draw will take the place of numerous small fundraising events that have been done during the past few years. 

Funding is presently needed in order to purchase resources such as laptops, maintenance of whiteboards, projectors and general equipment.  Unfortunately funding from the Department of Education & Skills does not cover the purchase of these resources.

The draw runs weekly for 10 weeks at €5 per line per week or alternatively anyone wishing to pay the €50 in full may do so.  The first draw will take place on Sunday 1st March 2015 in Duhig House after 11am Mass.  The draw will consist of cash prizes, 1st prize €200,4 prizes of €50 and 1sellers prize of €50 each week. On week 10 as well as the weekly draw there will be an extra draw for various prizes for all the fully paid up members.

Each card has 10 lines. To meet our target we need to sell 10 lines on 30 cards. The meeting decided that parents, staff, members of the Board of Management would take a card.  Parents can avail of sharing a card between two. Please make every effort to sell these lines.  All cards and monies collected to be returned to the school each Friday night to ensure your inclusion, between 6.30pm and 7.30pm. Parents can collect cards from the school from Monday 16th February 2015.


Dates for your diary:

Bank Holidays – Monday 4th May 2015 and Monday 1st June 2015.

Confirmation will take place on Thursday 21st May 2015 - School closed

Referendum Friday 22nd May 2015- School closed

First Holy Communion will take place on Sunday 24th May 2015.

Summer Holidays – 25th June 2015.


School crests are not available in school at the moment as our supplier has gone out of business, we will inform you when we have new crests.

All uniform to be labelled with child’s name, no responsibility will be accepted for any uniform lost or damaged.


Music Classes

Classes continue as last year with Alan.  All children in Junior Infants will be given a tin whistle.  If this is lost or damaged parents will have to replace it.


Beanie Saving Stamps on sale at the school every Monday €1 each.  Children are encouraged to save their money for school tour etc.


W.O.W Days (Walk On Wednesday)

Children are encouraged to walk as a group from

1) Tennis Court Entrance

2) Hall

every Wednesday morning at 9.05am.  Adults need to accompany children to ensure their safety. Teachers are not responsible to supervise the walking to school.   It is hoped to have a cycle rack in place later on then children will be allowed to cycle, again supervised by parents.


Parents of Junior and Senior Infants are obliged to collect their children in the school yard for safety and insurance purposes. 

The safe returning home of all children after school hours is the responsibility of Parents/Guardians.


Children are supervised each morning from 9.10am onwards.  In the interest of safety please

do not drop your child in the school yard before 9.10am and leave then unattended.

Mission Statement

Emly National School is a Catholic Primary School under the Trusteeship and Patronage of the Archbishop of the Diocese of Cashel and Emly.

Emly National School strives to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy and secure learning environment where the self-esteem of each child will be enhanced and the educational, spiritual, moral and cultural needs of each child are identified and developed.

While Emly National School is a school with a Catholic ethos, it also gives due recognition to children of all other religious beliefs and none.

Emly National School promotes excellence in teaching and learning and encourages all children to have respect for diversity, environmental awareness and appreciation of our community.

Christmas Paper Mache Snowmen


Inside the new Spraoi Classroom

School quilt designed by the children of Emly N.S to celebrate the centenary of the school

Contact Us and School Hours

Telephone: 062 57422
E-mail: emlyns@eircom.net


Assembly: 9.20am

Break: 11.00-11.15am

Lunch: 12.30-1.00pm

Infants Home-time: 2.00pm

General Home-time: 3.00pm

The children in 5th and 6th Class studied their locality in History and Geography, in particular the church, the grounds surrounding the church and townslands in Emly. Each child took a townsland and coloured it to effectively make a large jigsaw of out parish.


The school playground area and garden


Maths Class 5th and 6th Classes 

Shape and Space 3D shapes


Staffing and Organisation                                                                                        

The staff at the school comprises of:

Mrs. Pauline Finnan - Principal & Junior/Senior Classes  

Mr. Joseph Hennessy - Deputy Principal & 3rd/4th Classes

Mrs. Anita Hurley- 1st/2nd Classes

Ms. Paula Hartigan - 5th/6th Classes                          

Ms Carol Maloney- Spraoi                                                                                      

Mrs. Mary Quinlan - Learning Support                                                                

Mr Diarmuid O' Halloran - Resource                                                                  

Mrs. Helen McAuley - S.N.A & Secretary                                                      

 Mrs. Maureen Ryan - S.N.A                                                                                    

Mrs Elaine Collins- S.N.A                                                                                  

Declan McEniry and Ms. Angela Connolly - Caretakers

New School extention 

In September 2013 the new classroom was ready to be used. 5th and 6th Classes now have this beautiful new room with kitchen area, toilets and new library. 

Mr O Halloran is next door monopolising the space for his Resourse classroom.

Exterior of the new extension


New resource room

Inside the new classroom







Board Of Management

Fr. Séamus Rochford P.P - Chairperson
Mrs. Pauline Finnan - Principal and Secretary
Mr. Joseph Hennessy - Deputy Principal and Teacher's Representative
Mr. Seán Hennessy - Father's Representative
Mrs. Catherine O' Heney - Mother's Representative
Mr. Pat Hennessy - Community Representative
Mrs. Rodney McManus - Community Representative
Mr. Denis Heffernan - Community Representative

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