Welcome to our school website. We hope you find our website both interesting and informative, as it gives an insight into life in our school.  Through our website we hope to keep you regularly updated with our latest news and upcoming events. 


St. Mogue’s National School (Scoil Náisiúnta Naomh Maodhóg) is a co-educational Roman Catholic school under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Kilmore. There are three mainstream class teachers, and two special education teachers. We currently have 71 children on our roll.



Child Safeguarding: The Board of Management's annual review of the school's Child Safeguarding Statement took place on April 16 2019.


Our Child Safeguarding Statement can be found under our "About Us" / "Policies" tab.

The Designated Liaison Person (DLP) is Brendan McGowan.

The Deputy Designated Liaison Person (DDLP) is Evelyn McManus

Our Latest News.....

Golden Way Heritage Award

25/01/2017 14:20

Templeport Development Asssosiation (T.D.A.) were recently awarded a gold merit by the Heritage Council for work on the Golden Way Walk beside the Community Centre.  We were delighted to have been recognised for our efforts in assisting the T.D.A. (You may remember all the pictures from our walk with Heather Bothwell).  Above is a picture of the presentation by the Heritage Council to Principal Brendan McGowan.   More pictures in gallery section.

Bawnboy Festival Art Competition Winners

24/01/2017 17:42

Congratulations to Kate, Cáit and Bláthnaid who were awarded prizes recently for their entries in the Bawnboy Festival Art Competition. The theme was 'The 1916 Easter Rising'. Bláthnaid was the overall competition winner (and junior category winner), Cáit took overall 3rd place (and 2nd place in the senior category) and Kate took overall 4th place (and 2nd place in junior category). The girls received a trophy and art sets/materials. Well done girls!

Christmas Variety Concert Update

22/12/2016 16:27

Thank you all for supporting our 2016 Christmas School Concert - we hope you enjoyed it. Congratulations to each and every one of the children who were brilliant on the night providing a great variety of entertainment. Thanks to all our sponsors and everyone who helped out in any way to make the night such a great success. Thanks to Edel Kellegher for sending in lovely photos of all the action on stage - these photographs can now be viewed in the gallery.

Christmas Variety Concert

11/12/2016 20:49

Our Christmas Variety Concert 2016 takes place in Templeport Community Centre on Friday December 16th at 7:30pm sharp. All the children are busy rehearsing for their big night and are really looking forward to performing in front of their families. Parents are kindly asked to have all the children in the community centre no later than 7:10pm on the night. A raffle will take place at the interval with loads of fantastic prizes to be won - your support would be greatly appreciated.

Soft Play Area

11/12/2016 20:11

Our soft play area is almost complete. The remaining work - fencing, gates, tar, etc. - is expected to be completed before the Christmas break. This all-weather playground will be a fantastic resource for our school.

National Science Week 2016

18/11/2016 17:57

Numerous activities took place in our school to mark National Science Week 2016. We built bridges, created a volcanic eruption, experimented with air pressure, learned all about solids, liquids and gases, and even made Rice Krispie buns! Keep an eye out for our blogs next week (in Classroom News) describing all our endeavours.


6th class were invited to participate in science activities in St. Mogue's Secondary School, Bawnboy, as part of National Science Week. A thoroughly enjoyable and interesting day was had by all. Some of the activities included: making whistles, keyrings and straw towers; experimenting with a sheep's heart and lamb's lungs; and working with water colours and pastels.

Hard luck boys!

18/11/2016 17:42

Hard luck to the boys football team who lost to Laragh N.S. in the Cumann na mBunscol semi-final which took place recently in Breffni Park. This years panel was: Louis Smyth, Senan Kellegher, Ryan McCarron, Danny Maguire, Cian Maguire, Paul Brady, Ruairí Mcgovern, Niall Donohoe, Conor Donohoe, Shane O’Reilly, Thomas Quinn, Oisin McGovern, Dylan Reilly, Conor Bannon, James Mahon and Anthony Brady. Better luck next time lads!

Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal 2016

09/11/2016 17:36

Well done to everyone who brought in boxes for this years Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal. Team Hope delivers Christmas boxes right into the hands of children in the most remote and poorest parts of the world and these Christmas boxes may be the only thing these children receive this Christmas. A total of 42 boxes were collected from our school this year for needy children in Africa, Eastern Europe, and former Soviet Union.

More photos in the Gallery




Halloween Costume Day for Childline

28/10/2016 21:03

Well done to all the children (and teachers!) for dressing up in their Halloween costumes to raise much needed funds for the Childline charity. Everyone made a fantastic effort and strutted their stuff down the catwalk! A total of €150 was raised for Childline. Check out the Gallery for all the photographs.

Good Luck Sean

28/10/2016 20:34

After 8 years as our GAA coach, Sean Doherty's last session with us was on Thursday 27th October. He is taking up a new coaching position in his native county, Fermanagh. Sean was extremely popular with the children and we are sorry to see him go. Mr. McGowan made a presentation to him on behalf of the staff and students of St. Mogue's N.S. We wish Sean all the best in his new position.

Greens Schools update

20/10/2016 21:45

On Thursday 20th October, Conor Craven, the environmental awareness officer with Cavan County Council paid us a visit. He met with our newly-formed Green Schools committee and also gave a presentation to everyone in the school to raise awareness about litter and waste. 


Under 12 Girl's Football

20/10/2016 14:58

Congratulations to the Templeport Under 12 Girl's Football team who won their final in the Breffni 3G pitch on Saturday 15th October.  They beat a very talented Shercock team.  Well done to Emma (Joint Captain) and all her team mates:  Saoirse, Mollie, Rachel, Tess, Uainíonn and Cáit. 

Nature walk on the Golden Way

13/10/2016 21:05

The senior classes went on a very interesting and enjoyable nature walk with Heather Botwell on October 7th. Heather took the children along the Golden Way. Find out more in our blog in "Classroom News" and we have posted photographs in the Gallery!

Green Schools committee

12/10/2016 15:58

We have recently formed our Green Schools committee which consists of staff members and representatives from each classroom in the school. For more information, go to the "Green Schools" tab



Science field trip

01/10/2016 19:39

1st, 2nd & 3rd classes participated in a very enjoyable science field trip on Wednesday 28th Oct., which included a minibeast hunt and a scavenger hunt. Loads more photos in the 'Gallery' tab above.

















All the children from 1st, 2nd & 3rd class with teachers Mr. Conefrey, Mrs. Mills & Mrs. Cross during our science field trip

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