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St. Nicholas' N.S. Adare
Telephone: (061) 396 683 Email:



St. Nicholas’ National School is a co-educational, three teacher national school with two support teachers. The school is located on the outskirts of Adare on the banks of the River Maigue, opposite the gates of Adare Manor. The Countess of Dunraven is the school’s patron. The school has a Church of Ireland ethos but welcomes children of all religions and none.

We are presently accepting enrolments for the school year 2024/2025, please contact the school for further details.

The school has excellent facilities which include indoor and outdoor P.E. facilities, a spacious play area, support classrooms, interactive boards in all classrooms and a suite of computer laptops and Ipads.We offer a broad and varied curriculum plus extra-curricular activities.

The school is served by a number of school buses and applications are made through the school transport website.

After school care available locally giving parents flexible drop-off and pick-up times.

Further information is available from the school office on 061396683 or at or


Annual Admissions Notice 

In respect of admissions to the 2024/2025 School Year 

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Enrolment Form for Admission for the 2024/2025 school year is available online at (under the downloads link). 

Application and Decision Dates for admission to St Nicholas' NS 2024/2025:

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on: 1st Oct. 2023

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on: 1st march 2024

Number of places being made available in 2024/2025 in Junior Infants is 10. 


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