Click on the link below to view the calendar for this school year.

Calendar 2018-2019



President of the G.A.A




We were honoured with a visit from Mr. John Horan the President  of the G.A.A  during the week.

Good luck to the Geraldines G.F.C who are hosting Féile at the end of June.


School Closed June Bank Holiday Friday June 1st and Monday June 4th

Please check out Classes tab and First Class



We are delighted to have achieved our Active School Flag, our 6th Green School Flag and 6th class are completing their application for the Junior Entrepreneur Flag. This year the 6th class are selling school hats.

We will raise our First Active Flag on May 11th .

Three representatives from our Green School committee will be awarded our green Flag mid May and this will be raised in June.

Thank you to the teachers involved and all the children for participating.


PS Enjoy the chick video under Classes Tab : Second


About Us

On January 10th 1899,Blackrock NS opened its doors with 2 teachers each in the Boys and  Girls school. Today,  St. Oliver Plunkett NS is a 21 teacher school in the beautiful and scenic seaside village of Blackrock. We are a Digital School of Distinction and are very proud of our heritage.

Fáilte ar ais

Please click on this link for a draft 17/18 calendar

Calendar 17/18


Jersey Day February 9th 2018

Please click on this link to read about Jersey Day and see some photos of the marvellous fundraising effort by our school for Special Olympics Ireland and Dundalk Special Olympic Club.

Thank you Mrs. Farrell and the Student council and Green School committee who are promoting Global citizenship to help make our world a better place.

Jersey Day 2018

Green Schools

Our Green School committee are very busy organising a Global Citizenship Day for March 16th. Already 2nd 3rd 4th 5th and 6th are busy preparing projects based on the Global goals. More later.

Active Schools

We are very excited on achieving our Active School Flag and the committee are busy organising the launch of that flag. Thank you Ms. Matthews and her committee.

You can see all our work on the Active School Section


16/17 Archive

Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Liam in  5th Class who is our school Spelling Bee Champion.  He will participate in the next round in Dundalk grammar School on Tuesday MAy 16th. Good Luck Liam! (Photo under 5th class tab)

Special Olympics

Congratulations to Patrick who won GOLD in the 50 m race in the Special Olympics


Congratulations to Kate  who is a great medal winner in Swimming.

Active School Flag

Please follow us under our Active School Tab on the menu at the top of the page.

Two new additions

Look who came to visit Mr. Mc Kenna’s second class at Easter.

Click on the link below

Mickey & Rock

Concern Fast Presentation
Joanne Arnold from Concern was presented with
a cheque on March 22nd from the Concern Fast in which
4th 5th and 6th participated in December .


Junior Entrepreneur Programme
Killian Walsh (www.grandson.ie) visited 6th class 
as part of the JEP programme. Thank you Killian 
for your help, tips and motivation.

Thank you to the Parents'Council for the new defibrillator
now in our school. Thank you also for the very valuable
training in First Aid and Defibrillator training facilitated by Joan Mc Adam,
Catherine and Aileen.
Below is a picture of some of the group who participated.


Eve Mc Crystal wonderful local olympian visited our school and inspired all with her hard work, commitment and dedication to her sport.


Happy dancers who are also hard working , committed and dedicated. Well done!