Upcoming Events

School News

Autumn Aistear

Autumn Aistear

Junior Infants and Senior Infant Girls have really been enjoying Aistear as we have been focusing on the theme of Autumn. We completed lots of activities such as creating autumn stories, completing an Autumn nature trail around our school and even planting some bulbs...

Autumn Tree

Autumn Tree

Juniors and Senior Infants girls celebrated the 1st of October by creating a colourful autumn tree. The children showed super teamwork and everyone took turns to paint the trunk and branches of our tree. Each child then created their own colourful leaves to add to our...

Early Maths Activities and Fine Motor Skills

Early Maths Activities and Fine Motor Skills

We've really been enjoying getting to grips with Maths in Junior Infants. We've been sorting lots of teddy bears by colour and size. We've also been practising writing our names in play dough which is great for making our hands nice and strong for writing! Ms Moynihan...

About Our School

Rylane National School is a mainstream co-educational school with classes from Junior Infants to Sixth Class. Set in the picturesque townland of Mountrivers in Rylane, our primary school is beautifully nestled in the green countryside with the magnificent Muskery mountains in view. Rylane National School is a Catholic Primary School in the Parish of Aghabullogue.

The original school building dates back to 1914 and huge celebrations were held in the school in 2014 to mark its centenary.

Our school comprises of 4 classrooms and 82 pupils. We have a teaching principal (Special Educational Needs Teacher), four mainstream class teachers, one Special Needs Assistant and a part-time secretary.

Our school crest resembles our identity; heritage, learning, sport and community. Within Rylane National School, we strive to establish an environment where each child is given an opportunity to learn and grow, academically, physically, intellectually, spiritually, socially and emotionally. This is reflected in our school ethos where pupils of all ages and abilities are encouraged to reach their maximum potential in all curricular, spiritual and extra-curricular areas.

Our school motto ‘Chun Mhaitheas an Linbh’ or ‘For the Good of the Individual Child’ reflects the approach of inclusivity we instill in all aspects of school life in Rylane National School.

Our Facilities

School Building

We have a large Reception Area, Four Classrooms, a Special Education Room, PE Room and Library.


We have lots of playground space here in Rylane National School. We are fortunate to have a large playing yard at the front of the school and another larger playing yard at the back of the school beside our school pitch.

PE Hall

Our PE hall is a great place to exercise during the winter months. Whole school performances, extra curricular activities and monthly assemblies take place here too.


We have a lovely polytunnel beside our school pitch that is full of flowers and vegetables that out Gardening Committee look after.

Football Pitch

We have a large Reception Area, Four Classrooms, a Special Education Room, PE Room and Library.

Happy Environment


Broad & Balanced



Is maith an scáthán súil charad.

A friend’s eye is a good mirror.

Our Location

Contact us


5 + 3 =

Telephone: 021 7339143    –    Email: