About Us

Since our foundation in 1958, Folens has been at the forefront of Irish Primary and Post-Primary educational publishing. Today we are one of Ireland’s leading purveyors of educational content, dedicated to fostering effective and meaningful learning of the Irish curriculum through print and digital resources. Our aim is to deliver quality integrated programmes written by teachers for teachers that make learning effective and fun for students. We are led by our company Values.


  • People Focused
  • Respect and Integrity
  • Quality
  • Customer Focused and Commercially Successful
  • Passion
  • Innovation/Change

Folens’ customer-centric approach has seen us deliver a number of ‘firsts’, including the provision of online eBooks and supportive interactive resources for teachers on folensonline.ie. We were the first Irish company to make student eBooks available on all three main platforms – Windows, Android and iOS.

Building on our long experience in Irish classrooms, Folens is also proud to be a leading Supplier of Literacy and Numeracy Resources in Ireland. We exclusively supply the programmes of choice for Literacy Lift Off / Reading Recovery in Ireland including PM, Collins Big Cat, Engage, Flying Start, Red Rocket and more – see www.Folens.ie/Literacy

Folens is committed to Ireland and to Irish education. Our ‘Giving Programme’ includes the ‘Folens Overseas Teachers Fund’ and uniquely we have created our own fund (www.LeAFInvestments.net) to invest in start-up educational technology businesses to ensure the future development of technology for Irish schoolchildren. With a full-time team of over 75 people, together with our extended family of hundreds of authors, reviewers and print and digital partners, we offer the teacher, student and parent a comprehensive solution that provides quality and value in school and at home.