About Our School

Staff

Boston N.S is a two teacher school with a Special Education Teacher shared with another school.
The principal teacher is Brian Curtin and the vice principal is Sarah Bennett.
Heather Lee is the Special Education Teacher.
The school also employs a secretary and a cleaner.

Board of Management

The Board of Management consists of:
A Chairperson, principal,  patron’s representative, a teacher’s representative, two community representatives and two parent’s representatives.

 

The current main school building consists of 2 classrooms. The ‘big’ room and the ‘small’ room, the office and toilet facilities. There is also a prefab that houses Little Rockers Playschool.
Boston school is one of the few schools that is lucky to be surrounded by the beauty of the Burren. The children here in Boston have the opportunity to observe the rare flora of the Burren at their footsteps.

School Origins

Boston National School, situated in the townland of Drumnadeevna has been educating children in the current school building since 1873.

There is evidence showing that education dates back to the mid 19th century. Prior to that, children were educated in four local hedge schools.
In October 2013 it celebrated its 140th anniversary.

The original datestone of the school, still in place.

 

For more information about the parish and especially Boston National School, please see the following:

Cloondooan Towerhouse, 16th Century, a Mahon O’Brien castle down the road from the school.