The Life of the Parish

Parish Schools

There are six schools located within our parish.
Hospital School

Beaumont Hospital School

Beaumont Hospital School was established officially in January 2003. It is funded by the Department of Education under the Patronage of the Beaumont Hospital Board.

Further information on the school is available at 


Beaumont Community Pre-School

Established in 1993, Beaumont Parish Community Pre-School is located on the parish campus, next to St Fiachra’s National Schools with whom it has close links.  Beaumont Pre-School works with children of pre-school age to prepare them for the commencement of their primary school education by helping them to develop their social, emotional, physical and educational skills. The staff work with parents and guardians to ensure that their child’s culture, positive self-esteem,sense of identity and individuality is maintained and celebrated. Further information is available at

Parish Primary School

St Fiachra’s Junior National School

St Fiachra’s Junior School is a co-educational Catholic primary school serving the parish of Beaumont.  It is a junior school providing primary education to pupils aged from 4 to 9 years i.e., Junior Infants to Second Class inclusive.  St Fiachra’s operates under the Rules for National Schools and Department of Education and Skills Guidelines and follows the curriculum prescribed by the Department.  Further information is available at

Parish Primary School

St Fiachra’s Senior National School

St Fiachra’s Senior School is a co-educational all-inclusive Catholic primary school teaching Third to Sixth Class inclusive.  The mission of the school is to provide a rich and diverse curriculum catering for the needs of each individual student, led by teachers with a commitment to high academic standards.  The school strives for excellence in sport, culture, social concern, and spiritual values where students are encouraged and challenged to reach their full potential as human beings.  Further information is available at .

Special School

St Paul’s Special School

St Paul’s is a school which caters solely for children with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis.  Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1971 as an outreach from the Child Guidance Clinic of the Mater Hospital, the school caters for boys and girls in small groups, taking into account pupils’ ages and individual support needs. Classes are taught by specialist teachers supported by highly experienced special needs assistants. Further information on St Paul’s is available at .

Girls' Secondary School

Our Lady of Mercy College

Established in 1957 as a second level school, Our Lady of Mercy College offers a broad curriculum. The core value of the school is respect for all and the nurturing of individual potential academically, spiritually, and culturally as a member of the school community and in the spirit of the Mercy ethos.  The school is committed to excellence and continually improving the quality of teaching and learning.  Further information on the school is available at .

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