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Sciath na Scol West Cork – Hurling

Sciath na Scol West Cork – Hurling

Well done to our school hurling team who recently took part in the first ever Sciath na Scol West Cork Hurling blitz in Skibbereen. The blitz was centred around participation and fun and we thoroughly enjoyed our day out playing hurling. We look forward to more Sciath...



We are delighted to welcome back Eibhilin O'Gorman this year and her fantastic Ukulele and music lessons. The Junior Room are doing lots of work around body percussion, song singing and composing their own rhythms, while the Senior Room are developing their Ukulele...

New Entrants 2023

New Entrants 2023

On Wednesday 30th August we were delighted to welcome Ronan, Isabelle, Olivia and Fintan to school for their first official day in Kilnadur. We wish them many years of happiness here with us in St. Enda's and trust that they will make memories to last a lifetime!...

St. Enda’s NS, Kilnadur goes GREEN in a first for Ireland!

St. Enda’s NS, Kilnadur goes GREEN in a first for Ireland!

Over the summer months we have been very busy upgrading our school heating system to ensure everyone is warm and comfortable for the Winter months. In a first for Ireland, our new system is run exclusively on Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), a green and...

6th Class Graduation 2023

6th Class Graduation 2023

On Wednesday 21st June we celebrated our 6th Class and their time in St. Enda's. They spent the morning on the Pitch and Putt course followed by a late breakfast in Dunmanway. They then arrived back to school just in time for the ice cream van that had been organised...

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