“Ní neart go cur le chéile
(”Our strength is in our unity)
Telephone: 094 9630310 (Senior School)
094 9630505 ( Junior School / Fax)
Scoil Íosa is a co-educational Primary school under the patronage of the Catholic Archbishop of Tuam, catering for children resident in the Ballyhaunis area. It was set up in 2001 with the amalgamation of St Joseph’s Convent National School and St Mary’s Boy’s National School. Since its inception the school has operated on two separate sites. The Junior School operates from the Convent N.S. on Bridge and the Senior School from the Boy’s School in Abbeyquarter. The school is scheduled to move to a modern purpose built complex on the Abbeyquarter site in July 2012. Building works are currently ongoing on the school building under the stewardship of Kilcawley Construction, Sligo.
At present, Scoil Íosa has 297 pupils enrolled. The school has a great tradition of successful participation in Sports, Music and the Arts. High academic standards are encouraged and every effort is made to ensure that each and every pupil reaches their potential. There is a full time staff of 18 teachers.
Principal : Kenneth Dennedy.
Deputy Principal: Kathleen Lyons.
Assistant Principal: James Duggan.
School Secretary: Carmel Cassidy(Junior School)
Mary Dillon (Senior School)
Chairperson Board of Management : Dr. John Griffin.
Chairperson Parents Association: Fergal O Mahoney.
Chairperson Fundraising Committee: Frank Browne.
Enrolments for September
Scoil Íosa is now taking enrolments for September 2012. Please contact the school for enrolment forms at 9630505 or 9630310
On Friday, March 2nd Ita Fahey retired from teaching at Scoil Íosa, Primary School, Ballyhaunis.To mark the occasion a special Mass of Thanksgiving was celebrated at the school. Before & during the Mass, tributes were paid to Ita for her contribution to school, parish & community. Presentations were also made by teaching colleagues, staff & pupils.