About Us

About us at Charleville National School


  • Chairperson: Reverend Isaac Delamere
  • Principal: Ms Gloria Mollison
  • Deputy Principal: Mrs Susan Patterson
  • Junior and Senior Infants: Mrs Alison Dunican
  • First and Second Class: Mrs Susan Patterson (Ms Claire Finlay currently covering maternity leave)
  • Third and fourth Class: Mr Jim Smyth
  • Fifth and Sixth Class: Ms Jennifer Foster
  • SEN Team: Ms Gloria Mollison and Ms  Mahon
  • SNA: Mrs Sheila Crowe
  • Caretaker: Mr Alan O’Brien
  • Secretary: Mrs Carol Dillon


  • 9.10 a.m. School doors open for children to enter the classrooms
  • 9.25 a.m. Start of the school day
  • 11.00 – 11.15 a.m. Small Break
  • 12.50 – 1.15 p.m. Lunch
  • 2.00 p.m. Junior and Senior Infants go home
  • 2.50 p.m. End of school day


Every Friday morning our whole school gathers in the G.P. room for assembly.  Reverend Isaac joins us too. We have Bible readings, prayers and we sing a new song every week. We share any special news we have and we celebrate birthdays. We really enjoy listening to Reverend Isaac’s stories which always have an important message.


uniform-both-bFor our school uniform we wear:

  • A light blue airtex
  • A blue jumper with our school crest (available to purchase in G & T drapery, Patrick Street, Tullamore)
  • Navy/black trousers or skirt
  • Black shoes
  • Plimsolls (indoor shoes to be kept in the classroom)
  • Tracksuit bottoms and runners may be worn on P.E. days.

Homework is given on Monday through to Thursday, no homework is given at weekends.

Home work – recommended length of time to be spent:

  • Junior and senior infants: up to 15 minutes
  • First and second class: up to 20 minutes
  • Third class: up to 30 minutes
  • Fourth class: up to 40 minutes
  • Fifth and sixth class: up to 1 hour

We advise parents to supervise their children’s homework and to check over it on completion.
We expect all homework to be completed on time and to the best of the child’s ability.