Firies National School is a rural 15 teacher school, in the growing village of Firies situated midway between the hub towns of Killarney (9 miles), Tralee (10 miles), Castleisland (10 miles) and Killorglin (8 miles).
Located on the N591 the school was opened in 1991 and is situated on a site of
2.57 acres, offering extensive playground space.
Firies National School offers a broad and balanced curriculum as well as many
extra-curricular activities including Football, Basketball, Quizzes and Concerts.
We are a 'Green School' and a 'Health Promoting School'.
We have achieved 'Awards of Excellence' in Science and Maths.
Our school gardens provide opportunities for children to learn about native
woodland species as well as grow their own vegetables.
Parental involvement is important in our school. We have a very active Parents' Association that is involved in the day to day life of our school.
There are Pre-schools and After Schools services located adjacent to our building which offer collection from school.
All children are made welcome in our school.
The School Principal is Ms Claire Doyle.