Welcome to Derryoober National School

Derryoober National School is a small intimate Catholic school nestled in the picturesque countryside over looking Lough Derg in the South East Galway, just 3km from the Clare border. We are passionate about celebrating and supporting the education, growth and uniqueness of each child.

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Planning for a Safe Return to School (31/08/20)

Derryoober NS – Safe Return to School Guidance for Parent(s), Guardian(s), Carer(s) and Students   (Click to view)

Letter to Parents 24.8.20  (Click to view)

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Lots of reasons to choose our school

Low Pupil Teacher Ratio

Low pupil teacher ratio allows for individual attention across the entire curriculum.

Breakfast Club & Afterschool Care

In 2017, we will be providing a breakfast club for children from 8am to 9am and afterschool care with experienced childcare provider until 6pm.

Learning Support

All our students have access to learning support and resource teachers.

State of the Art Facilities

Including the latest IT tools, Ipads, Interactive Whiteboard, coding classes and more!

Active Sports Programme

Hurling, Swimming, well equipped playground, full size pitch and basketball court as well as a 2 acre playground!

And much more...

Text books (free), school lunches, school transport and access to fully stocked library also provided

Latest News

There is so much happening in our school, be sure to check back regular and keep up to speed!

Enrolment at our school is ongoing. We invite you to download, fill in and return our enrolment form

School Address

Derryoober, Gurteeny, Woodford, Co. Galway H62 NY53

School Hours

Normal school hours are 9.20am - 3.00pm Monday – Friday. Infants finish school at 2.00pm.

Phone & E-mail

086 0483344 derryoobernationalschool@yahoo.ie