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Congratulations to 6th Class pupils, Liam, Katie, Tadgh, Joe and Martha on making their Confirmation on 12th April in St. Finbarr's Church, Toames with the other children from the parish of Kilmichael. They sang, read and presented themselves wonderfully and the whole...



We explored many aspects of the Dance strand of the PE curriculum with Mark Bryan over the last few weeks. Everyone worked very hard and improved everything from their 1,2,3's to their Spanish Jives!  

Cooking Lessons

Cooking Lessons

In Term 2 we were delighted to have Karen Maybury join us for a series of cooking lessons. Over the course of four weeks we learned how to make Chocolate Biscuit Cake, Vegetable Soup, Brown Scones, Chicken Goujons and Cookies. I'm sure everyone is helping out at home...

First Aid Workshop

First Aid Workshop

Danny from 'Little Heroes' First Aid did workshops with the pupils in both classrooms recently. Pupils learned some very important information including the importance of dialling 112 in an emergency, how to get somebody into the recovery position and how to perform...

Local History Studies

Local History Studies

We were very lucky in the past few months to have not one, but two visits from a local historian and an archaeologist. Joe Creedon from Inchigeelagh visited us in February to talk about all things local history related and we learned loads about the origin of local...

About Our School

St. Enda’s NS, Kilnadur is a mainstream co-educational school with classes from Junior Infants to Sixth Class. Set in the picturesque townland of Kilnadur, our primary school is beautifully nestled in the green West Cork countryside with the magnificent Derrynasaggart Mountains in view. St. Enda’s NS, Kilnadur is a Catholic Primary School in the Parish of Kilmichael.

The original school opened in 1865 but a wonderfully modern extension was added, and the old build refurbished, in 2012.

Our school comprises of 2 classrooms and 27 pupils. We have two mainstream classroom teachers (Mr. Cotter and Mrs. Dineen) one Special Education Teacher (Ms. Friel), two Special Needs Assistants (Bríd and Aisling) and one part-time Secretary (Siobhán).

Our school crest resembles our identity; heritage, learning, sport and community. Within St. Enda’s NS, Kilnadur we strive to establish an environment where each child is given an opportunity to learn and grow, academically, physically, intellectually, spiritually, socially and emotionally. This is reflected in our school ethos where pupils of all ages and abilities are encouraged to reach their maximum potential in all curricular, spiritual and extra-curricular areas.

Our school motto ‘Cairde ag foghlaim le chéile’ reflects the approach of inclusivity and friendship we instill in all aspects of school life in St. Enda’s, Kilnadur.

Our Facilities

School Building

We have 2 large Classrooms, 2 spacious SET Rooms, an Office, a Staffroom and a large Hallway which is used as an area to display our many talents.


We have lots of playground space here in St. Enda’s NS, Kilnadur. We are fortunate to have a large playing yard beside the school which affords plenty of space to all our pupils for running around, both at breaktimes and during PE classes.

Football Pitch

We are extremely lucky to have a large grass area beside the school yard which the pupils use during breaktimes as well as for curricular based learning.


We have a lovely garden area at the front of our school that is full of flowers and vegetables that our Gardening Committee look after. They also look after all our beautiful pots and window boxes, in conjunction with the Parent’s Association.

Happy Environment


Broad & Balanced