Glasnevin National School


In respect of admissions to the 2023/2024 school year


-This Notice must be published no later than 1 week before the date on which a school shall commence accepting applications for admission to the school for the school year concerned

-This Notice must be published on the school’s website and must remain there for the duration of the school year 

– A copy of this Notice must be made available on written request

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2023/2024 is available as follows: –

To download at: http:

On request: By email or writing to: Glasnevin National School, Botanic Ave, Glasnevin, Dublin 9 – D09 TW63  



PART 1 – Admissions to the 2023/2024 school year


Application and Decision Dates for admission to Glasnevin National School

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants


The school will commence accepting applications for admission on 



3rd – OCT

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on



24th  – Oct

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is   



14th – Nov

The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is


5th  –  Dec


Note: the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.


*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn. Number of places being made available in Glasnevin National School


The number of places being made available in junior infants/first year 2023/2024 is




PART 2 – Admissions to the 2022/2023 school year

In respect of the 2022/2023 school

In respect of 2020/2021 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2022/2023 school year:

Number of places available:


Number of applications received:


Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:

Priority Category 1: An applicant student who is a member of the Church of Ireland or a

reformed Anglican church or is a member of a minority religion which has the same religious

ethos, or a similar religious ethos to the programme of religious instruction/education which is provided in the school and who lives within the boundary of the Grouped Parishes of Santry, Glasnevin and Finglas.

 places offered 3 – places accepted 1.


Priority Category 2: As above and who lives within the boundary of Christ Church Cathedral Group of Parishes (St. Werburgh, St. Michan, Granggorman); Parish of St. George and St. Thomas.

 places offered 0 –  places accepted 0.


Priority Category 3: An applicant student within a radius of 1.5 km of the school and who comply with the terms of this policy.

 places offered 7 –  places accepted 4.



Applicants with siblings attending the school

 places offered 4 – places accepted 3.


Priority Category 4: All other applicant students who comply with the terms of this policy.


 places offered 23 –  places accepted 4.



Total number of offers made


Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned.