There are two Primary Schools in the parish. They are Catholic Schools under the patronage of Bishop Michael Smith, Bishop of Meath.

DANGAN NATIONAL SCHOOL is a mixed Catholic NS serving the educational  needs of Summerhill and the surrounding area since 1832. We welcome all children who come to us and treat them and their families with respect.  While most of our pupils are Irish, we also have children from Argentina,Lituania, China, the Philippines, Poland, Sweden and  Zimbabwe, among others.  In  total 160 pupils attend the school.

Six  class teachers from Infants to 6th along with a Learning Support Teacher, Partime Resource Teacher, Special Needs Assistant and a part-time language support teacher are employed in the school.

Dangan NS has its own playing fields, basketball court, garden, and multi-purpose room.  The school is located north of the village of Summerhill  in  a rural setting.

The Principal is Mr. Vincent Brennan, phone 046 9557332; school email address This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; website www.


COOLE NS.  is a Catholic school also governed by a Board of Managment.  There are 103 pupils on roll - we have a resource teacher and two special needs assistants.  The pr incipal is Mrs. Elizabeth Murray.  School number is 046 9557538.