Curragh Post Primary School

Curragh Post Primary School is a small school that caters very professionally and warmly for the educational needs of the students. Curragh Post Primary School, opened in 1933, serves the community of the Curragh and surrounding areas; more specifically, this school normally caters for students from the following national schools: Suncroft; Ballysax; Brownstown; Cutbush; Athgarvan; Ballyshannon; Kildare; Newbridge and Nurney.

They are involved in many sporting and cultural activities that enable young men and women develop their personality, temperament and character in different ways.

Through their pastoral care programme, the school completion programme, the home school liaison programme, the breakfast club, the book rental scheme and the guidance programme, as well as links with N.U.I. Maynooth and I.T. Carlow, the school respond comprehensively to the changing demands of students and their families as the boys and girls in their care move from teenage life / adolescence into adulthood.

Curragh Post Primary School welcome and encourage parental and community involvement in the school and derive great personal and professional fulfilment from the role they play in the lives of the young people whose education is entrusted to them.

Contact Details

Address: Curragh Post Primary School, Mc Swiney Road, Curragh, Co. Kildare

Tel: 045 441 809
Fax: 045 411 351

Principal: Nessa Doyle
Principal email:

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