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  • Welcome to School Dara Kilcock

    Promoting a spirit of service and care

  • Vibrant School Community

    Welcoming school community in which all members will experience a real sense of active participation and belonging

It is a pleasure to welcome you to our school’s website. Ours is a happy school where learning, growing and caring are the key concerns and activities of students and staff. In Scoil Dara we value openness and collaboration. Through our website we want to acquaint you with our school, its history, values and mission. We want to introduce you to our students, staff and Board of Management. In your browsing you will be briefed on our school policies, the different programmes we offer in the school and the range of subjects we provide for our students. We want to share our successes and celebrations with you.

Dr. Brian McNamara, Principal


Open Evening

Scoil Dara cordially invite parents and guardians of children presently in 6th class and 5th class to our Open Evening on October 6th, next.  (5.30pm - 8pm). You will have the opportunity to:

  • View school classrooms and facilities
  • Meet with teachers and students of the school
  • Find out more about Scoil Dara
  • Principal's address at 6.30pm

Parking facilities at back of school

Upcoming Events

Open Night

Thursday 6 October 2016

6th Year (inc. LCA2) Parent Teacher Meeting

Wednesday 12 October 2016

School Closes at 1.20pm for Mid-term break

Friday 28 October 2016

Mid-term Break

Monday 31 October 2016

School resumes after mid-term break

Monday 7 November 2016
Latest News

The Irish Times

Scoil Dara student Connor Griffin has made his journalistic debut in the Irish Times recounting the experiences of a Leaving Certificate student. Congratulations Connor!

02/06/2016 10:04 | Scoil Dara

LCVP Guest speaker

On Monday 23rd May, Niall Phelan from the Rye River Brewing Company kindly visited the fifth year LCVP students and spoke to them about his enterprise. It was a highly informative and enjoyable talk. 
02/06/2016 10:03 | Scoil Dara

The Summer Awards 2016

The Summer Awards 2016 took place on Wednesday the 18th May. Congratulations to all recipients of Academic, Sporting and Special ( Dr Hickey, Ms Kirwin , Ms Nugent and Father PJ Byrne) awards.
31/05/2016 10:02 | Scoil Dara

The Mary Griffin Golf Tournament

The Mary Griffin Golf Tournament took place on Wednesday 25th May. This is an annual golf outing where students compete against teachers (both past and present) for the coveted Claret Jug on display in the school trophy cabinet. Since the competition's inception in 2011 the students have dominated the event, winning four titles. Well done to all participants. We congratulate our students on their victory!

27/05/2016 11:02 | Scoil Dara

Library Activities For Students

It’s ‘Travel Month’ in the Library and students are invited to the school library to engage with exciting initiatives including ‘Where in the world?’ and ‘Wish you were here!’

11/05/2016 15:23 | Scoil Dara
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