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Kiltormer is a rural village situated approx 40 miles from Galway City in East Galway.
It is a very scenic village with ruins of St. Thomas’s church, the village green and the famous “New Gate” monument. The name Kiltormer means "The Church of the Big Bush." The main livelihood of the area is farming. However there is also a no of other vibrant industries- including plumbers, carpenters, welders, tillers, mechanics, music teacher, Hairdresser printing business, cleaning business,accountants and also has a nursing home. The Village contains a Catholic Church, a busy retail shop and petrol pumps, two pubs which hold regular music sessions and parties. It also has, a Sports Complex, a new playground and the school which was built in 1964. The old school was built in 1850.
The school is attended by over 45 pupils with 4 teachers. It has a caretaker,secretary and cleaner.. An extension was built on to the school in 1975 and 2012.



The school has a Catholic ethos but all are welcome. It is a warm and welcoming school with a small pupil/ teacher ratio. It has a child centred curriculum. It performs well in all subject areas. It holds regular events involving the entire community eg Christmas concerts/Carol services/Sports days/Grandparents dayand Heritage projects. The school is situated next to a playground, Sports Complex and GAA pitch. The complex is used for a variety of activities- Indoor hurling and soccer, Karate,Gym, Aerobics, Irish dancing and Parish meetings. It has excellent child minders in the area, both in the village and on the outskirts of the village.
Opening Times:
School starts at 9.05am
Infants Home at 1.45pm
Home at 2.45pm
School Staff:

Grainne Dooley
(Principal)

Margaret McDonnell
(Deputy Principal)

Sean Tuohy

Mary McCarthy
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