“The Parents’ Association shall promote the interests of the students in the school in co-operation with the Board, Principal, teachers and students in line with the current Mission Statement of Kilkenny College”

What does the Association do?

  • Liaises with the Principal and the Board of Management on matters relating to the school.
  • Adopts a programme of activities which will promote the involvement of parents in the operation of the school, in consultation with the Principal.
  • Allocation of funds raised by the Parents Association.
  • Participate in COMPASS, the body representing Minority Religious Groups on the National Parents’ Council.

How can you get involved in the Association?

Our AGM is held in September each year and new members are always welcome. Election of new officers and members occurs prior to or at the AGM. If you are interested in becoming involved, please contact the Chairperson or one of your local representatives on this contact list.

Assistance required for individual events

You do not need to be a member of the Association to assist at individual events. We require assistance with a wide range of events including:- welcome events for new students, career’s evening, Transition Year activities, Work Experience opportunities, information & refreshments at various events. Please contact the chairperson or one of your local representative on the contact list in the above paragraph. if you wish to become involved. All participation by parents is most welcome.