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October Newsletter 2022

Posted on November 11, 2022 at 5:40 AM

Music Generation

Music Generation continues to take place every Monday with Paul Shanagher. Pupils from 1st-6th are learning to play the ukulele. Junior & Senior Infants play the tongue drums as well as a variety of other instruments from their music bag! The children enjoy seeing all the unusual instruments that Paul brings to school every week.

Goal Jersey Day

GOAL Jersey Day took place on Friday 14t...

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September Newsletter 2022

Posted on October 7, 2022 at 11:45 AM

On behalf of all school staff, I wish to welcome all pupils back to school for the school year 2022/2023. A special welcome to our new Junior Infants and new entrants to other classes. We wish you many happy days with us, in Rahara National School.

Staff: Ms. Aoife Mc Gowan – Principal & Junior Room teacher

Ms. Niamh Watson – Deputy Principal & Senior Room teacher

Ms. Kathy Dolan – Shared Special Education teacher (SET)

Mr. Oli...

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Summer 2022

Posted on September 12, 2022 at 6:15 PM

Summer Holidays

School will close on Wednesday 22nd of June for the summer holidays and re-open on Wednesday 31st of August for the new school year.

Afterschool Club

Afterschool Club continues to be a big success and we are delighted with our tutor, Teresa Nally. We thank you all for your co-operation and continued suppor...

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Spring 2022

Posted on April 7, 2022 at 3:15 PM

Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons took place every Monday until Mid-Term break. On our final swimming lesson all pupils went to Supermacs for a treat lunch! Thank you to all parents for payment of swimming fees.

Easter Holidays

School will close at 12:00 on Friday 8th April for the Easter holidays.

This will be a non-uniform day.

School will close on Wednesday 22nd of June for the summer holidays and re-open on Wednesday 31st of Augu...

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December 2021

Posted on December 21, 2021 at 9:50 AM


The last three months have been very trying and difficult times for everyone. As a school community, we will continue to play our part in making our school as safe as possible for staff and pupils. Please continue to wear masks at all times when on school grounds and do not enter the school building to accompany your child to the classroom. Please socially distance when dropping/collecting your children. If you wish to speak to a member of staff you can do so by: email, ph...

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October/November 2021

Posted on December 21, 2021 at 9:45 AM

First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion took place on Sunday 19th of September. Congratulations to Eva Rose and Simon. Thank you to Fr. Donnelly for the lovely ceremony and to the choir, teachers and all those who helped on the day. We had a lovely time in school on Monday 20th celebrating with Simon & Eva.

Music Generation

Music Generation takes place every Tuesday with Cian Cunniffe. All pupils participate in Music Generation. The fee for this term is i...

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September Newsletter 2021

Posted on December 21, 2021 at 9:35 AM

Dear Parents, 

Welcome back and a special welcome to those who have enrolled children in Rahara N.S. for the first time.

Contact Details: 090 6623393/ [email protected]



Mrs Aoife Mc Gowan - Principal & Junior Room Teacher

Ms. Niamh Watson - Deputy Principal & Senior Room Teacher

Mrs. Kathy Dolan - Special Education Teacher

Mr. Oliver Connaughton - Principal Administration Days (Teaches the Junior Room every Tu...

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Newsletter December 2020

Posted on January 27, 2021 at 3:10 PM

Rahara N.S



We are obliged to inform (Tusla) the statutory Educational Welfare services of the child and family agency,

if a child has missed 20 days or more in the school year. If your child cannot attend school please provide the

school with a written note or email outlining the reason for the absence. For further information see


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Newsletter May/June 2019

Posted on May 14, 2019 at 9:05 AM

Ericsson Visit

The senior pupils will visit Ericsson on the 15th May. This is in conjunction with our Discover Primary Science + Maths Award. Huge gratitude to Seamus Molloy for setting up this exciting trip for the pupils.

One Good Idea Finals

The Electro Girls are thrilled to be representing our school at the SEAI One Good finals in Dublin Castle on the 14th May. The bus will depart Rahara @ 7am sharp and return @ 5pm. Please return all Publicit...

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Newsletter November/December 2018

Posted on December 7, 2018 at 9:05 AM

Parent Teacher Meetings

Parent Teacher meetings will take place on Thursday 14th December. If this evening is not suitable, the teachers will organise an alternative time/date.

Heritage in Schools Expert

Martin Curley, Historian, has been visiting the senior pupils on Tuesday mornings during Nov/Dec and teaching the pupils about genealogy and the pupils have been investigating their own family history.

Child Safeguarding Policy...

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