Welcome to Clerihan National School

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Welcome to Clerihan N.S. website. We are delighted to showcase our school news, achievements, learning and fun with you.

Clerihan N.S. is a vibrant Catholic primary school located in South Tipperary. We welcome children of all faith backgrounds to our school community. Our emphasis is on the holistic development of the child as a whole. Our school motto ‘Ní Neart go Cur le Chéile’ – ‘There is No Strength Without Unity’ highlights our commitment to our whole school community and our ideal to ensure our school community works for the benefit of all.

Our school is supported by a fabulous team of professional and enthusiastic teachers and support staff. Our Board of Management and Parents’ Association work hard behind the scenes to support our school also. Our facilities include modern buildings and the latest educational tools that contribute to the development of our pupils.

We hope you enjoy exploring our website. You will find information on our school, its history, organisational and curricular policies as well as our classroom news, learning and fun-filled educational journey.

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School News



3rd class really enjoyed starting rugby training last week, made all the more enjoyable by the blue skies!

GAA Coaching

GAA Coaching

We are delighted to have Rhys McMorrow from Clerihan GAA Club come in to do Gaelic Football and Strength and Conditioning Training with us every Monday. We started this week and will be continuing this until the end of the year. Rhys is also doing strength and...

April Assembly

April Assembly

Here is the video of our April Assembly. It has been such a busy few weeks in Clerihan NS. We are all so happy to be back in school with our friends! If you have any difficulty opening this video, please click here.

World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day

We had our own Blue Day on Friday of the Easter holidays to celebrate Autism Awareness Day which was on Friday, April 2nd. If you have problems opening this video, please click here.

Lá Glas

Lá Glas

Bhí Lá Glas againn inniu. Chaitheamar éadaí glasa ar scoil. Bhí paráid againn sa chlós freisin. If you have any problems watching this video, please click here.

About Our School

Clerihan National school is a mainstream co-educational school. The original school was to be found on the Church grounds. This burned down and was replaced in 1944. It was replaced by our new school in 1996.

The village has grown rapidly in the last decade and so has the school!

Our school is now a bustling 10 classroom school with 204 children. We have an administrative principal, ten class teachers, three special education teachers, six special needs assistants and a full-time secretary.

Our school crest shows our identity. We are a Catholic school dedicated to the pursuit of learning and developing the whole child academically, physically, spiritually, socially and emotionally. Our school motto ‘Ní Neart go Cur le Chéile’ or ‘Strength in Unity’ reflects how we approach everything with team-work and friendship in Clerihan N.S.

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Telephone: 052 6135400    –    Email: officeclerihan@gmail.com