Scoil Mhuire an Chroí gan Smál , Leenane

Welcome to the website of Leenane NS. We hope you enjoy our website where you will find information about our location, activities and events, our school ethos, contact details and things that matter to us educationally.

We are located in one of the most picturesque parts of Ireland in a village made famous through film and song. Our school is an extension of the home and local community where your child’s well being and happiness is valued above all else. Diversity and inclusion are encouraged here through our school ethos and a very supportive community

COVID-19 Policy Statement

Scoil Mhuire an Chroí gan Smál (Leenane NS) is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our staff and a safe learning environment for all our pupils. To ensure that, we have developed the following COVID-19 Response Plan. The BOM and all school staff are responsible for the implementation of this plan and a combined effort will help contain the spread of the virus. We will:

• continue to monitor our COVID-19 response and amend this plan in consultation with our staff

• provide up to date information to our staff and pupils on the Public Health advice issued by the HSE and

• display information on the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and correct handwashing techniques

• agree with staff, a worker representative who is easily identifiable to carry out the role outlined in this plan

• inform all staff and pupils of essential hygiene and respiratory etiquette and physical distancing requirements

• adapt the school to facilitate physical distancing as appropriate in line with the guidance and direction of the Department of Education

• keep a contact log to help with contact tracing 

• ensure staff engage with the induction / familiarisation briefing provided by the Department of Education

• implement the agreed procedures to be followed in the event of someone showing symptoms of COVID-19 while at school

• provide instructions for staff and pupils to follow if they develop signs and symptoms of COVID-19 during school time

• implement cleaning in line with Department of Education advice

All school staff will be consulted on an ongoing basis and feedback is encouraged on any concerns, issues or suggestions.
This can be done through the Lead Worker Representative(s), who will be supported in line with the agreement between the Department and education partners. 

Please contact us for any further information required.

General Information

  • School opening times: 9.20 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. (infants finish at 2.00 p.m.)
  • Children are not permitted in school grounds prior to 9.10 a.m.
  • Lunch break: 11.00 a.m. to 11.10 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. to 1.00 p.m.
  • All visitors to the school are required to sign the visitor's book. Parents collecting children early are also required to sign the child out in the visitor's book.
  • Phone-calls will not be taken during class instruction but messages left through text or the school answering service will be returned as soon as possible.
  • Sales representatives will only be seen by appointment as this school has a teaching principal.

Scoil Mhuire an Chroí gan Smál
County Galway


Phone: +353 (0) 95 42366
Roll Number: 18490T