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:    


School Inspection Report               

Please find our recent Child Protection and Safeguarding inspection report here:


Enrolment 2022/2023

Applications for enrolment for the 2022/2023 school year are now open. Please contact horeswoodns@gmail.com or 051-388255 to request an application form.





Return to School- January 2022

Please find some information below on returning to school, January 2022.

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Admissions Notice 2022/2023

The Board of Management of Scoil Mhuire, Horeswood wish to publish its Admission Notice for enrolments for the 2022/2023 school year.

Applications for enrolment will be accepted from January 10th 2022. The Admission Notice is available here: Admissions Notice 202223

Active School Flag 2021

On Friday, November 5th, our past pupil and Irish Olympian Sophie Becker returned to Scoil Mhuire to raise our Active School Flag. We are very proud of Sophie and everything she has achieved!! Congratulations to Ms. O’Connor and her Active School committee for their great achievement obtaining our third Active School Flag!



COVID-19 Advice for parents

Please see the following video containing useful advice for parents:


Junior Infants 2021/2022

Welcome to all our marvellous Junior Infants who started in Scoil Mhuire on Monday, 30th of August.


School Calendar 2021/2022

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

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Return to School- Information for Parents

Please read the following information regarding return to school procedures.

If you have any questions please email horeswoodns@gmail.com

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

Response Plan- September 2021

Parents-COVID-19-information August 2021

Return-to-School-Information-for-Parents August 2021

Please see further information from the DES at the link below:


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!

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

Our Staff Members

Principal: Brian Flood

Junior Infants: Anna O’Hanlon

Senior Infants: Lenora Warner

Senior Infants & 1st Class: Anne Lawlor

First Class: Kathryn O’ Hanlon

Second Class: Louise Cosgrove

Third Class: Aisling Doyle

Fourth Class: Patricia Barnwell

Fourth & Fifth Class: Ann O’ Dwyer

Fifth Class: Ger Radford (Dep. Principal)                                           

Sixth Class: Joe Mooney

 Sixth Class: Darren Keating


SEN Teachers:  Miriam Roche, Margaret Kehoe, 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 & Kathleen Furlong


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