General Information

St. Aidan’s National School is a two teacher school, which also has two part time special education teachers. Thirty pupils currently attend St. Aidan’s N.S. The school is situated in the rural parish of Ballaghameehan. Ballaghameehan (Bealach Úi Mhíocháin) lies in North Leitrim, belonging to the Diocese of Kilmore. Co. Fermanagh, which shares Lough Melvin with Co. Leitrim lies to the North East, the parish of Glenfarne to the South East, the parish of Cloonclare-Killasnett to the south and South West, while the parish of Kinlough-Glenade borders it on the northern and north western side. The school itself is situated 11 kilometres from Manorhamilton.

Opening hours:
9:10 a.m. – 1:50 p.m. (Junior classes)
9:10 a.m. – 2:50 p.m. (All other classes)

Morning Break: 10:40 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Lunch break: 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.

St. Aidan’s N.S. Mission Statement

St. Aidan’s National School is a co-educational school which strives to provide a well-ordered, caring and secure atmosphere where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of the pupils are catered for.

While St. Aidan’s National School has a Catholic ethos, it also has due recognition for all other religions. The main objective of the school is to prepare the pupils to take their place in society as good and responsible citizens.

Each child is encouraged to respect himself/herself, other pupils in the school and all personnel who work in any capacity with the school environment.

It is our hope that each child attending St. Aidan’s N.S. shall grow into a fulfilled young adult, ready to play a valuable part in society.