24 May 2022

SCHOOL CLOSED: Laois school announces closure as STATUS RED weather warning in neighbouring counties

A Laois school has announced that it will remain closed on Wednesday due to heavy overnight snowfall in Laois.

Portlaoise Educate Together National School shared the message on its Facebook page.

Full list of schools confirmed as closed:

Secondary Schools

St Mary's CBS in Portlaoise - THREE DAY CLOSURE.

Coláiste Íosagáin, Portarlington

Portlaoise College.

Social Chriost Ri Portlaiose.

Dunamase College in Portlaoise.

Heywood Community School.

Clonaslee College.

Mountrath Community School.

Mountmellick Community School - due to close early Wednesday.

Primary Schools

Castletown National School.

St Patrick's BNS Portarlington.

Our Lady's Meadow in Durrow.

Arles NS.

Holy Family Senior and Junior schools.

Graiguecullen NS.

St Joseph's NS Borris in Ossory.

St Colman’s Stradbally.

Gaelscoil Portlaoise.

Scoil Mhuire Abbeyleix.

The Rock NS.

Ballyfin NS.

Presentation Primary School Portarlington.

Timahoe NS.

Social Bhride, Portlaoise.

Killadooley National School, Borris-in-Ossory.

Clonenagh NS, Mountrath.

Any school issuing a closure please notify the Leinster Express via email

Portlaoise school says it may be 'necessary to close' and shares study tips for possible day off #BeastFromTheEast

Met Eireann has issued a STATUS RED weather warning #BeastFromeTheEast.

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