Our Lady Queen of the Universe N.S. is a Catholic Primary school in Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow. We currently have 257 children enrolled from Junior Infants to Sixth class. Our school is mixed boys and girls from Junior Infants to First class and all girls from Second class to Sixth class. We also have two special classes for children on the Autistic Spectrum.
We have 17 teachers, 9 S.N.A’s, a secretary and a part time caretaker.
We hold five green flags awarded by An Taisce and were also were finalists in the Creative schools award. We hold a plaque awarded by Science Foundation Ireland for Excellence in STEM education.
The school won the Cumann na mBunscol football Division 1 in 2012, 2013 and 2017 and the Camogie in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
We also regularly take part in the Credit Union quiz winning at U-11 and U-13 levels over the last three years and competing at Chapter level in Kilkenny.
The current principal Mr. Cathal Cole (left), and the retired former principals Mr. Darcy and Sr. Assumpta.