Darver is located in the Barony of Louth. The name “Darver” has its roots in the word “dair” – oak and means “an oak plantation”. The name of our parish is Darver and Dromiskin.
Adjacent to our school is Darver Castle dating back to the 12th century. Patrick Babe, a Norman, was the first owner of the castle. Since then the castle has had a number of owners that include a Mr. Tisdall from Dublin, Abraham Ball from Ballsmill, the Booth Family, McCormicks and the present owners Aidan and Mary Carville.