The Catholic Bishop of Galway is the patron of the school.
The board of management meets approximately four times a year. The most common issues discussed at meetings include school policies and financial matters.
The board discusses and ratifies all school policies. Minutes are kept of the proceedings of board meetings.
The board of management is to be commended for its support for the school and the close contact it maintains with school personnel.

Board of Management

Fergal Langley -Chairperson
Carmel Thynne -Principal & Secretary
John Paul McInereny – Patron Representative
Mary Reidy – Teacher
Declan O’Halloran – Maintenance /Safety Representative
Carmel Cullen – Treasurer

Adam de Eyto – Parents Representative
Ellie Farrell– Parents Committee Representative


Parents’ Committee
Karen Roland -Chairperson / Treasurer
Ellie Farrell – Board of Management Liaison
Mary Rose O’Dea -Committee Member
Margaret Fahy-Committee Member
Geraldine Kerins -Committee Member
Jess Sweeney -Committee Member

New Quay Before & After School Care

The Board of Management of New Quay National School are Offering Before and After School Care within the grounds of New Quay National School to accommodate the demands of modern life.

This child care facility is born from expressions of interest from the current and future populations of the school, we will also explore the possibility of offering a Preschool or Montessori in the near future.


Opening Hours

Monday to Friday, during school term 8am – 6pm

Early Bird Club 8am – 9am  &  Afterschool 1.45pm – 6pm

Enquiries : Tel: 065-7078188 or