Scoil Mhuire is a Catholic school under the Patronage of the Catholic Bishop of Ferns. Scoil Mhuire is situated in the townsland of Ballinamona, Campile, Co. Wexford, on the New Ross – Campile road. It is a central school for the Parish of Sutton’s, which is divided into Horeswood  and Ballykelly Curacies.

In 1979 four schools in the parish amalgamated into Scoil Mhuire. These four schools were Aclare NS, Ballykelly NS, Horeswood NS, and Killesk NS.

Scoil Mhuire has 11 mainstream teachers and four special education teachers. There are five SNA’s in the school. We have a cleaner, caretaker and secretary. Our Location:    

Summer Holidays 2021


The school office will close for the summer holidays on June 30th. If parents need to contact the school during the holidays please email horeswoodns@gmail.com or horeswoodprincipal@gmail.com. These email accounts will not be monitored daily but all emails will be responded to in due course.

The school office will re-open on Wednesday, August 25th.


Have a lovely summer!!

From all the staff in Scoil Mhuire, Horeswood


Active School Week June 2021

We had a wonderful Active School Week from June 14th to June 18th in Scoil Mhuire. Well done to our Active Schools Committee and to Ms. O’Connor for organising the activities. The highlight of the week was the Teachers vs Pupils Rounders match! The teachers were gracious in defeat AGAIN !! Well done pupils!

School Calendar 2021/2022

Please see the school calendar for the 2021/2022 academic year at the link below.

School Calendar 2122

Seakeepers Project-Green Schools

The SeaKeepers Project is an initiative of the Green-Schools Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme. It  focuses on the ecology of native Irish marine animal and plant species. Here is some classwork from Ms. Doyle’s second and third class:


Engineers Week 2021

School Reopening – March 1st 2021

The school will reopen for pupils in Junior Infants to 2nd Class on Monday, March 1st. Ms. Doyles 2nd and 3rd Class will also fully return to school on Monday March 1st. Please find information regarding school re-opening below.

COVID policy Statement

Updated COVID-19 Response Plan Website

Return to Educational Facility declaration form

Return to School- March 21

Return to School Update 2




School Closure- January 2021

We have been instructed by the Department of Education and Skills to begin online learning  following the implementation of Level 5 Government restrictions, due to the increasing number of cases of COVID-19 nationally. Please find information for parents below regarding this school closure.

Information for parents Jan 21                                       NCSE supports for schools and parents

Remote Learning Plan 2021

Letter for parents from Minister

Information for parents on the Supplementary Support Programme for pupils with SEN:

Information for Parents ISP


Enrolment 2021/2022

Applications for enrolment are now open for the 2021/2022 school year. Please contact the school office to request an enrolment form or complete an enrolment form request at the link below


Email contact is best as school staff are currently working remotely due to Level 5 Government restrictions

School Office: horeswoodns@gmail.com  or telephone (051) 388255


Science Week in Scoil Mhuire!

Science Week took place from November 8th to November 15th. Many great experiments took place in all classes in the school, including a discussion with Professor Luke O’Neill from Trinity College Dublin.

Maths Week 2020

Ms. O’Connor organised a Maths Eyes competition during Maths Week 2020. Here are the winners of the competition and their brilliant  maths problems. All the winners received a voucher for Deegans Toymaster, New Ross.

Goal Jersey Day

Our school will take part in GOAL Jersey Day this Friday. If you would like to donate please follow the link below.


Green Schools

Our Green School Committee are pictured with our recently awarded Green Flag. Also pictured is the Global Citizenship Energy Regional Award which we were awarded in June. Congratulations to all the Green Schools Committee and to Mrs. O’Brien for all their hard work.

Welcome Junior Infants!

We give a special welcome to all the wonderful Junior Infants who started in Scoil Mhuire this year.

Return to School

Preparations for the return to school are under way. School staff have been working very hard during the last number of weeks to ensure that our school can open safely. Please find documents below for your attention outlining the protocol for returning to school

COVID-19 Response Plan

Code of Behaviour Aug 2020

Parent Information- Returning to School

Parents COVID-19 information

Arrival and Dismissal Procedure for Infant classes

Return to School Information for Parents Bulletin 2

First Day at School Information for Parents

Information from HSE for parents

School Calendar

Please find a link to a copy of our school calendar for 2020/2021 here:  School Calendar 2021



Our Staff Members

Principal: Brian Flood

Junior Infants: Anna O’Hanlon        Third Class: Anne Lawlor

Senior Infants: Lenora Warner            Fourth Class: Michelle Doyle

First Class: Kathryn O’ Hanlon          Fourth Class: Ann O’ Dwyer

Second Class: Louise Cosgrove         Fifth Class: Ger Radford (Dep. Principal)

2nd and 3rd Class:  Aisling Doyle  5th and 6th Class: Joe Mooney

Sixth Class: Darren Keating


SEN Teachers:  Miriam Roche, Emma Hennessy,  Louise Collins, Evelyn O’Connor

SNA’s: Kathleen Larkin, Marie Hart, Joan Knight, Susan Barry, Grace Phelan, Mairead Sinnott

Secretary: Elaine Keating

Caretaker: Philip Corish

Cleaner: Gillian Murphy & Alice Wipkink

Keep up to date with whats happening in Scoil Mhuire, Horeswood by following the latest news on our Twitter page!!