North Monastery

Primary School

Fáilte go dtí An Mhainistir Thuaidh!
Welcome to the North Monastery website.

We are a boys’ school who look forward to meeting the needs and development potential of all our pupils. Our founder, Edmund Rice, believed all pupils have talents and abilities which should be nurtured in a caring, happy and Christian environment.

Today we continue this noble tradition.

Carl O’Brien – School’s Principal

School News

Assembly Sept 2018

We held our first Assembly of the new school year on Sept 6th. Many of the boys received certificates for full attendance for the previous year and for the previous June. Also, some boys received a certificate for full attendance for the past 2 years. Well done to all...

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Sports’ Day 2018

Sports' Day was on June 22nd in 2018. It was a fabulous day with the perfect temperatures for fun and sport. The boys ran and crawled and hopped and piggy backed and dropped eggs and fell over while all the time having a great fun. It was fantastic success and of...

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20 Sept – Talk on “Teenage Mental Health” by Jigsaw in St Vincent’s Secondary School @9:15am

28 Sept – 6th classes visit UCC as part of Cork Discovers Day.

3rd Oct – 6th classes visit Blackpool Library to meet author, Dave Rudden.

5th Oct – Visit of Lord Mayor, Mick Finn, @ 11:00am. All welcome.

11 Oct – Parents’ Association Cake Sale in School Kitchen.

29 Oct – 2 Nov – Mid Term Break

School Calendar

2018 – 2019

First Term

30 Aug | School Opens
29 Oct – 2 Nov | Mid-Term Break
20 Nov – 22 Nov | Parent/Teacher Meeting
21 Dec – 6 Jan | Christmas Holidays

Second Term

7 Jan | School Reopens
18 Feb – 22 Feb | Mid-Term Break
15 – 18 Mar | St. Patrick’s Weekend(closed)
12 – 28 Apr | Easter Holidays

Third Term

29 Apr | School Reopens
6 May  | May Bank Holiday (closed)

3 Jun | June Bank Holiday (closed)
28 Jun | Summer Holidays

Have a look at our school premises.



Scoil Mhuire Fatima,

North Monastery Primary School.
North Monastery Road,


+353 (0)21 4303481
+353 (0)21 4305020

HSCL – Mick Dowling   086 7250294