About Us


Principal: James Hayden

Deputy Principal: Irene O’Meara

Class Teacher: Ursula Ryan

SET Teacher: Marguerite Sutton

SNA: Anne Marie Murray

Support Staff:

Secretary: Pauline Cunneen

Caretaker/Cleaner : Josephine Corcoran


Ethos of School

Silvermines National School is a co-educational, Catholic, primary school, which strives to provide a well-ordered, caring happy and secure atmosphere where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of pupils are identified and addressed.

While Silvermines National School is a school with a Catholic ethos, it also has due recognition for all other religions.

Silvermines National School will strive to promote, both individually and collectively, the professional and personal development of teachers through staff development programmes.

Silvermines National School will encourage the involvement of parents through home/school contacts and through their involvement in the Silvermines N.S. Parents Association.

Silvermines National school will endeavour to enhance the self-esteem of everyone in the school community, to imbue in the pupils respect for people and property and to encourage in them the idea of being responsible.

Silvermines National School will promote gender equity amongst the teachers and pupils.

Déanfaimid iarracht Gaeilge a labhairt.