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We are holding a “Transitions evening to secondary school” for parents of pupils with autism and or additional needs, in the school on Thursday Oct the 10th at 7pm. This will be delivered by Belinda Walters. Other parents in the community are welcome also, please spread the word. Booking by telephoning school office on 074 9149455

WOW,COW SOW Day 2/10/19

A fantastic morning had by all walking, cycling and scooting to school!







The children had great fun with Darragh's therapy dog before he headed off to Cork for training. We look forward to his return and many happy times with us in Dromore!






Gaeilgeoirí na Seachtaine. Maith sibh a pháistí!

Discover Science Award 2019!!

We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in receiving our fourth Discover Science and Maths Award!! This wouldn't be possible without the hard work of our pupils and staff. A special thanks to Ms. Doherty for co-ordinating the years science programme and putting the project together. Future scientists in the making in Dromore! Well done everyone!



First Holy Communion 


The sun shone in the Cross for thirty four pupils in second class who received their First Holy Communion. We are so proud of every one of them. A special thanks to all involved in preparing them for this special day and to the school choir for the beautiful singing in the chapel.Click on the link below to see some photos of their big day.



Sacrament of Confirmation!

Well done to our sixth class pupils who received the sacrament of Confirmation on Tuesday 20th of March. Click here to see more photos of the special event. 




World Book Day

World Bookd day was celebrated in style in Dromore. Click on the photo below to see all the fantastic costumes!




Science Showcase

A special thanks to Ms Pearson and third class who hosted a fantastic Science Showcase for both parents and pupils. Click on the link below to see some great photos of the event!




Music in Action in Senior Infants

Visit from Librarian

A special thanks to Eva Browne the twin towns librarian who visited our school to do some workshops with Junior and Senior infants. They really enjoyed it.


World Book Day 1/3/18

We will celebrate Worlf Book day on Thursday 1st of March.

All childrena re welcome to dress up as a book character of their choice. 

Pancake Tuesday



Odd Sock Day

We celebrated 'Odd Sock Day' as part of our 'Friendship/Anti- Bullying' week. 







Grandparents' Day

Today we celebrated Grandparents Day. Grandparents of our 5th class children were welcomed in to lots of fun and entertainment. Well done to all involved in making it such a special occasion!

Click on the picture to see more!



Gaeilgeoirí na Seachtaine! Go hiontach!




There was lots of hard work being done by the children in Dromore making their St. Bridget's Crosses!



Well done to all the boys and girls who took part in the county finals for handball. They all played very well and we have 6 silver medalists for Dromore. A great achievement for all getting this far!!


Well done to Cathair, Oisin, Alicia and Conor who represented the school so well for the Credit Union Quiz!




Gaeilgeoirí na seachtaine! Maith sibh!



Well done to all the children who represented the school today in handball. Four schools took part in the Cumann na mBunscoil Handball tournament in Mac Cumhaills GAA Handball Alley. Dromore, Sessiaghoneill, Richfield and Downings took part in what was an exciting and enjoyable day of handball. Seven of our children qualified for the County Finals taking place next Wednesday in Glenfinn. The children from Dromore were commended on their good behaviour today and did the school proud. Good luck in the finals!





From the 29th of January to the 2nd of February we will celebrate Catholic Schools week. 


The Donegal Youth Services will hold a presentation for parents on Internet Safet on monday 15th an 7pm. All are welcome to attend.


Training Courses for parents

In conjunction with Middletown Centre of Excellence for Autism we are offering 6 training workshops for parents during the months of April and May on various dates from 11am- 1pm. These workshops are open to all, so early booking is recommended. Enter this link into your web browser to book a place. If anyone has any difficulty booking a place please contact the school.

Courses include:

  • Autism, Learning and the Impact of Visual Teaching Methods

  • Autism and the Promotion of Positive Behaviour

  • Autism and Sensory Processing

  • Autism and Anxiety Management

  • Autism and Transitions



Once again, our Christmas plays were a great success. Click here so see some photos from the event

Christmas Plays 2017


A special thank to Ms. Scanlon and the boys and girls in Senior Infants who donated towards Christmas hampers for St. Vincent de Paul. A very worthy cause at this time of year!


Laps to Lapland

Our Active School Commitee came up with this idea as a great way of keeping fit over Christmas at school. The distance from Donegal to Lapland is over 4049km so all the boys and girls and staff have to complete 4049 laps of our basketball court (1k=1 lap). Each class has to complete 504 laps!!


Contact Info

Dromore National School, Donegal
Address: An Droim Mor, Killygordon, Co Donegal, Donegal F93A275

Phone: 074-9149455