Canon Sheehan Primary School, Doneraile, County Cork, is a community which is proud of its Catholic tradition as handed down by the Presentation Sisters and Christian Brothers, while also having due recognition and appreciation for all other religions and nationalities. We value each child as an individual and strive to help her/him develop a sense of her/his own worth, through developing self-confidence and self-expression.
Canon Sheehan Primary School is a co-educational Primary School. Our aim is to promote the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the pupil, including his/her relationship with self, with other people and with the environment.
The Principal, Teaching Staff and Special Needs Assistants aim to maintain high professional standards and strive to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy, stimulating and secure atmosphere.
Canon Sheehan Primary School will encourage the involvement of Parents through home/school contacts and through their involvement in the Canon Sheehan Primary School Parents’ Association. Parents / Guardians and teachers support one another and collaborate with one another in leading the children to the fullness of their potential at the different stages.
Ancillary staff in our school are highly esteemed and respected. It is recognised that their work makes a valued contribution to the process of education.
Canon Sheehan Primary School will endeavour to enhance the self-esteem of everyone in the school community, to imbue in the pupils, respect for people and property and to encourage in them the idea of being responsible.
Canon Sheehan Primary School will promote gender equality amongst the teachers and pupils.
We are committed to developing each child’s full potential in a positive and supportive environment. We invite everyone to participate and we urge everyone to contribute.
It is our wish, that all visitors to the school would sense, upon entering the premises, the warmth, friendship and collaboration of the whole school community.
Tá sé d’aidhm ag Bunscoil Canónach Síocháin ár dteanga Ghaelach a fhorbairt agus spéis na leanaí a mhuscailt inár gcultúr.
Our School Motto is: Níos Láidre Le Chéile