Welcome to our website

The Management , Staff and Pupils welcome you to our school website. Our mission is to develop a safe, supportive, educational environment which meets the needs of our pupils and encourages positive social interaction and communication skills. St. Joseph’s was founded in 1857 under the care of the Irish Christian Brothers. In 1996 the first lay principal was appointed.

Classes in the Primary Section aim to follow the curriculum used in mainstream national schools. Post Primary students follow mainstream academic and vocational programs.

St. Joseph’s recognizes the right of each pupil to be educated through the means of communication considered to be most suited to his needs. We have the services of a full time home/school liaison person. We also have access to the services of a psychologist, audiologist, counselor and Speech and Language Therapist. Day pupils and boarders are catered for in St. Joseph’s. Residential pupils are accommodated in six modern houses on the campus and travel home at weekends and for school holiday periods.

School Life

Our Latest Video

School Promotional Video

CIDP have produced a new DVD on the work of St. Mary's and St. Joseph's schools and residences.

Latest News

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    Confirmation preparation

    On Tuesday 4 th March 2014 the students who are preparing for their confirmation met with Archbishop Charles Brown at his residence, the Papal Nunciature

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    Nativity play and Christmas party

    On Thursday morning we had our Advent mass in Emmaus Chapel, Deaf Village Ireland. The boys from the primary school had prepared a Nativity play

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    Creative Writing Workshops

    This year we are delighted to welcome our Author in Residence, Mr. Conor Kostick,PhD Conor is an historian and successful children’s writer of 14 books

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    JCSP News

    This week from 9th to 13th December, our students and staff are enjoying the “Drop Everything and Read” initiative. Everyday we down tools for 20

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    Team Hope Shoe Box Appeal

    Once again we participated in the Team Hope Shoe Box Appeal. The entire school-pupils and staff- entered into the spirit and we managed to surpass

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