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Please see our wonderful booklet "How we learn in St. Oliver's"  which is a wonderful resource for all parents and can be found in the  "Policies & Booklets" of the Parent's section of this website.  

Yellow Flag Programme

Next Tuesday October 8th 2019, we are looking forward to welcoming our Assessment Team who are visiting our school to see our ongoing intercultural , diversity and inclusion work based on the Yellow Flag Programme.   We have all been working hard since receiving our Flag in 2016 and wish everyone the best of luck in our latest endeavours.  

Killarney Mentoring Practice Parenting Autumn Courses


Supporting Parenting Autumn Courses      2019

Courses are open to parents, grandparents, teachers, anyone involved or with an interest in the care of children or any adults interested in reflecting on their own childhoods.

The courses will run for 10 weeks, commencing the last week in September (24th,25th,26th)

Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7 pm – 9 pm                                              

Wednesday mornings from 10 am – 12 noon

The cost is €200 (preferably €100 first night and €100 midway prior to last 5 nights). This includes handouts, folder, tea/coffee etc.

Booking is essential and can be made via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via telephone on 087 4129655 prior to Tuesday 17th Sept. The location is 65 New St. Killarney.



All Parenting Starts with Self                     Family Relationships and Feelings

All Children are Geniuses!                         The Behavioural Development of Children

Family Communication                               A Different Kind of Discipline

Children’s Challenging Behaviours           Parents’ Challenging Behaviours


One-to-one mentoring opportunities are available by appointment on an on-going basis for those who wish to reflect on relationship challenges or difficulties experienced in the home, family or work environments or those who wish to get to know themselves at a deeper level.

This practice is run in association with Dr Tony Humphreys and Dr Helen Ruddle.

Eileen Buckley is a member of IARM (Irish Association of Relationship Mentors).

Summer Holidays and Office Opening Hours 2019.

School is out for the Summer!!!

School Office is open from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. until Friday, July 26th.

Emergency Contact : 0877559237.

School Office is closed from July 29th- August 22nd 2019 and will reopen at 10 a.m. on August 23rd 2019.

All Class Booklists are available on this website on the right ------->

School reopens on Thursday, August 29th 2019 at 9:00 a.m.


"Night at the Dogs" Fundraiser

Parents , teachers , friends of St Olivers .  We at St Oliver's would like to invite you to please come out and support our School fundraiser on the night of November 23rd  at the Kindgom Greyhound Stadium, Tralee .  You can also support our school fundraiser by buying tickets (€10 adult, kids free) AVAILABLE from

- The school office at St Oliver's - Tel 064 6632047 Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- Cronin's Butchers High St Killarney  ..

Tell all your friends and family etc

St Oliver's National School Ballycasheen Killarney - FUNDRAISING BENEFIT NIGHT at the Dogs
WHERE ;   Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday 23rd November 2018.
- Action packed night of fun for adults & kids
- Fantastic raffle prizes
- Bouncing castle
- Face painting
- Music & entertainment after the races 😀
Doors open at 7pm. 1st race at 7.50pm
€10 ticket includes entry for 1 adult to the race track on the night. Kids under 14 go free.

School Year 2018-2019

Only 2 sleeps to go !!!!   St. Oliver's N.S. re-opens for pupils for the School Year 2018-2019 on Thursday 30th of August at 9.00am.  Looking forward to seeing you all.  Rory D'Arcy. 

Summer Newsletter June 2018.

Dear Parents,
As we come to the end of our school year, I would like to thank you for your help and support. We have a busy few days ahead – walks, awards, tours , graduations and retirements. New beginnings are all scheduled in the coming few days.
• Our School Sponsored Walk in the Park will take place tomorrow, Friday July 22nd from 11:15am. Please ensure children wear long trousers (tracksuit) tomorrow as a precaution. The forecast is good, so a sunhat and sun-cream is also recommended. Please return all sponsorship cards to your child’s class teacher next week. Many thanks for your support for this important annual fundraiser. Lemonade and Ice-cream will be for sale in a Pop-Up shop on our return to school at €1 each.

• Mr Sean Kelly MEP will visit our school tomorrow Friday, 22nd @10.30am to raise our new Blue Star Award Flag. This Flag recognises our school’s excellent work in learning about the European Union.

• Our Sixth Class Graduation will take place next Wednesday, June 27th @1.30pm We wish our Sixth Class pupils every success and happiness in their new Secondary Schools and thank them and their families for their work and support in our school.

• Summer Scribblers – Student Magazine is now on sale for €3 – last few copies are available in our school office.

• Next year’s Junior Infants will visit us on Thursday next 28th June from 9:30-10:30am.


• We wish Mrs Juliette Kelly and Mrs Peggy Daly health and happiness in their retirement . We will greatly miss their expertise, energy and talent and thank them sincerely for all their hard work in our school.

• Finally, we will close for our Summer holidays on Friday June 29th at 12.noon and will re-open on Thursday August 30th @ 9:20 am.

• Booklists will be distributed next week and will also be available on our website www.stolivers.ie

Wishing you all a happy and safe summer holiday with your famiies.

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