Name of School: Rathmore National School

Address: Rathmore, Tullow, Co. Carlow, R93 YH51

School Roll Number: 18609S

Principal: Ms. Eithne Molloy

The school will commence accepting applications for admission for the 2024/ 2025 year. If you would like to submit an application forms are available on request by emailing or by writing to 

Rathmore NS



Co Carlow

R93 YH51

or download from here or our facebook page.


SN Fiontain Naofa


in respect of admissions to the 2023/2024 school year


Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2023/2024 school year is available as follows: –

On request: By emailing


Or writing to : Rathmore NS



                      Co Carlow

                      R93 YH51


Or to view on : Rathmore NS Facebook Page



PART 1 - Admissions to the 2024/2025 school year


Application and Decision Dates for admission Rathmore NS

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants


The school will commence accepting applications for admission on 


The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on 


The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is    


The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is


*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn


Note: the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.



Number of places being made available in 2024/2025


The number of places being made available in junior infants is 6




In line with Circular 75/22 issued by the Department of Education & Skills,  Rathmore National School's Admission Policy has had the following amendment included.

'Rathmore NS will cooperate with the National Council for Special Education in the performance by the Council of its functions under the Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004 relating to the provision of education to children with special educational needs, including in particular by the provision and operation of a special class or classes when requested to do so by the Council.

Rathmore NSS will comply with any direction served on the patron or the board, as the case may be, under section 37A and any direction served on the board under section 67(4B) of the Education Act'


  This updated Admission Policy will be ratified at our next Board of Management meeting after which it will be published in it's entirety on this website.