Rathbarry national School, Rathbarry Co. Cork

Phone/Fax: 023 8840651
Email: rathbarryns.ias@eircom.net


  • Rathbarry National School, located 6 miles (approx) near Clonakilty, West Cork was built in 1950 to cater for both boys and girls in the surrounding area.A new extension was built in 2014. There are three class teachers and 1 Learning Support/Resource  teacher  at present. We have a part – time secretary and a part - time caretaker.
  • We are a Health Promoting School and we are working towards achieving an Active flag and a Green Schools Water Flag.
  • Our  school participates in activities relating to Science Week, Maths Week , Engineers Week and Book Week.
  • We work in partnership with local artists and craftworkers.
  • The children enjoy  swimming , football ,hurling ,tag rugby and  table tennis as well as many other sports. 
  • The older classes are encouraged to take part in quizzes.  
  • Our school has a strong reputation for the children's musical ability. Every child from first class upwards is given the opportunity to develop their musical talents and learn a traditional instrument.