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Primary Schools

There are 161 primary schools under the patronage of the Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin.

Post-Primary Schools

There are over 40 post-primary schools within the diocese of Kildare & Leighlin, a number are Catholic schools.

Special Education

Our diocese has five schools which cater specifically for children with special learning needs. These schools have a Catholic Ethos and are supported by a Diocesan Advisor for Special Education, Ms Gertrude O’Gorman.

A number of schools in our diocese also have special units catering for children on the autism spectrum.

Primary Education

There are a number of supports at diocesan level for Primary schools.

CPSMA Secretary – Bro. Camillus Regan

Role: Patrons National Representative, Vetting of all Ancillary Staff
10 Hawthorn Drive, Tullow, Carlow
Mobile: 087-2244175 Tel: 059-9181727

Patrons Secretary for Primary Schools – Bryan O’Reilly

Role: School Finance, School Property and School Admissions
Bryan O’Reilly, Bishops House, Old Dublin Rd., Carlow
Mobile: 083-3400141 Tel: 059-9176725 Email: bryan@kandle.ie

Primary RE Advisor – Maeve Mahon

Role: Religious Education, Catholic Ethos, Appointments and Re-Deployment Panels
Maeve Mahon, Faith Development Services, Cathedral Parish Centre, College St., Carlow
Mobile: 087-2373336 Tel: 059-9164084 Email: maeve.mahon@kandle.ie

Post Primary Education

Post Primary RE Advisor – Margaret Farrell

Margaret Farrell, Faith Development Services, Cathedral Parish Centre, College St., Carlow
Tel: 059-9164084 Email: margaret.farrell@kandle.ie

Diocesan Advisor for Special Education – Ms Gertrude O’Gorman

Gertrude O’Gorman, Faith Development Services, Cathedral Parish Centre, College St., Carlow
Tel: 059-9164084 Email: fds@kandle.ie