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

Gerry Naughton – Chairperson
Craig Hill – Treasurer & Parents Representative
Carmel Thynne – Secretary & Principal
Barbara Walker – Patron Representative
Mary Reidy – Teacher
Janice O’Dea – Parents Representative
Niall Jordan – Board Member


Parents’ Coordinators
Una O’Dea
Mary Shannon

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.

Opening Hours

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

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

Enquiries : Tel: 065-7078188 or