St Clare’s N.S. Ballyjamesduff



Today was a big day in St. Clare’s N.S. when we presented our new Student Council with their badges.
4th class had a splash at their block of swimming lessons in the Cavan Leisure Complex and learned some great skills too!
We have just received notification from the Department, following our successful application to help with some improvement works around our external school area.
What happens on a Friday in St. Clare’s N.S.?!!!!!!
Congratulations to Larissa in 5th class who won our school wide competition to design a slogan for our Greenschools Biodiversity Flag! 🐛🐦🌳🌻
Congratulations to the parents who completed their introductory cooking course recently.
Castlerahan/Denn LGFA training returns on Saturday 25th March starting at 9:30 for all U10 and U8 girls, in Castlerahan community field A82Y4T2. Registration is open on the Foireann website. Any questions please contact Alan Mulvey or John Lovett. All welcome.
🌼☕️ We are delighted to hold a Coffee Morning in association with the Irish Cancer Society on Friday 24th March (Daffodil Day) in our Parents’ Room from 9:30-11:30am.
Lá Glas (Green Day) Part 2!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone ☘️
☘️🎩 A huge thank you to our wonderful parents and grandparents for coming to our St. Patrick’s Day Coffee Morning yesterday 🌈☘️ A fantastic time was had! 💫🕺Congratulations to our lucky prize winners 🎁 and a big thanks to our special guest who “sham”-rocked our Irish dancing shoes around the floor!☘️💃 Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! 🤗☘️🌈
On Friday last our fantastic 6th class pupils received the Sacrament of Confirmation in St. Joseph’s Church Ballyjamesduff.


Welcome to St Clare’s NS, Ballyjamesduff!

We hope you enjoy looking at our slideshow below which showcases events from all around our school so far this year. Make sure to checkout out our individual class pages and SET pages for more information on all the fun and exciting learning that is taking place in our wonderful school! 


Enrolment Week in St. Clare’s N.S.

 Enrolment for the school year 2023/2024 will take place during the week of January 30th – February 3rd.

Those wishing to enrol for the coming school year are asked to complete the below expression of interest form:

Once the above expression of interest is completed, we will email the full enrolment pack and application form.



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School Crest2Principal’s Welcome

On behalf of our pupils and staff I would like to welcome you to our school website.                                                              

St. Clare’s N.S., Ballyjamesduff is a co-educational Catholic School with a current enrolment of 448 wonderful pupils!

St Clare’s is a school where every person is a valued member of a happy, vibrant learning community. In St. Clare’s N.S. we aim to provide a well structured, caring and positive learning environment with plenty of fun and adventure along the way!

Our website will highlight the many events and activities taking place in our school. With 30 highly dedicated and creative staff the holistic development of our talented and committed pupils is always fostered.

St. Clare’s N.S. has a very supportive parent body and our school prides itself on the team element of pupils, parents and staff working together.

By browsing through our website you will see that St. Clare’s N.S. is a diverse, positive and industrious school environment.

Tá súil agam go mbainfidh sibh taitneamh as.

Karl Mc Cartin