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St Paul's NS, Walshestown National School, Drogheda Co Louth

About the School


St. Paul’s National School (Scoil Naomh Phóil) is situated in Walshestown, Grangebellew, which is part of the parish of Clogherhead. There are approximately 105 pupils and it is a mixed school for girls and boys.

There are currently 5 class teachers, 2 Special Education Teachers, 1 SEN class teacher, including the Principal Ms Swinburne. We have 3 SNA's in our mainstream classes and two SNA's in our SEN class. We have one full time secretary Helena. 

There has been a school in operation in Walshestown since 1904.

The school building moved to its current site in 1965. Major renovations and extra rooms were added in 2005 and 2009 with a further extension currently underway.

The site area consists of approximately 0.5 hectares.  There are currently five classrooms, a general purpose hall, a Learning Support room, a Resource room, a computer room, a library, a staff room, an office and several small storage rooms.