News from the School!

St. Brigid’s Day

St. Brigid’s Day is a special day around Ireland but we hold it especially dear in our school. We remember this special woman in our school each February and this year was no different. To prepare for the day, many classes made Brigid’s crosses. Some older classes visited younger ones to show them the ancient craft.  Ms. Griffith’s Class with Ms. Kilmartin’s Class. Previous Next Ms. Culloty’s Class learning how to make Brigid’s crosses Ms. Kelly’s Class Other classes created …

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January Update

New Year We welcomed the New Year at St. Brigid’s and were busy with artwork to celebrate 2023 and made some resolutions for the year ahead.  A Huge Thank You to the Parents’ Association We were all delighted to be called to a very special assembly early in January. We found out that the Parents’ Association raised €14,400 at the Christmas Fun Day for our school! This money is always greatly appreciated and the money is spent directly on the …

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Christmas Update

We all enjoyed the lead up to the festive season in school.  Every class enjoyed that special feeling which is always in the air leading to Christmas. Many classes had performances which were enjoyed by all in attendance. Beautiful artwork also inspired us. Have a look at the photos below to see more.  Some of our 6th Class girls went to a local nursing home and performed some Christmas carols for its residents. They sang beautifully and were well received …

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March’s News

GAA Team Our GAA team was formed again after a long hiatus due to Covid-19. They trained very hard over a number of weeks and played some brilliant matches against other schools. They have represented themselves and the school superbly through their hard work and efforts. Baking Bread The 4th classes came to the tasty final stage of the wheat to bread process. They used the flour they have made over the past few months to bake brown bread with …

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhain gach éinne taitneamh as Seachtain na Gaeilge ar scoil. The girls all enjoyed the different activities such as the most Irish lunch box competition, reading stories as Gaeilge and learning céilí dancing. Chaith gach éinne éadaí glasa ar lá na laethanta saoire. Bhain na cáilíní an-sult as Gaeilge a usáid. Bosca Lóin Ghaelach Scéalta Ghaelach Comórtas Póstéar Lá Glas Céilí Mór

February’s News

We had an eventful February with many important events marked during the year’s shortest month! Below are some of the interesting things we did during February. St. Brigid’s Day The 1st of February is always such an important day for our school each year. It is the day we honour the woman our school is called after. It also marks the first day of spring in Ireland. We remember Brigid as an inspirational woman who inspires us all to do …

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January’s News

We welcomed in a new year and all our girls back to school at the start of January. Have a look at all the different things we did! Welcoming 2022! As is tradition, we welcomed a new year and were excited at all the possibilities a new year can bring. We wrote resolutions and discussed our hopes for 2022. The Great Wave off Kanagawa The 6th Classes studied ‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’ by the Japanese artist Hokusai created in …

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Christmas News

At St. Brigid’s, we always enjoy the lead up to Christmas. Have a look at how festive we got! Deck the Hall Our hall was beautifully decorated for Christmas. Look at our Christmas tree and crib. Santa’s School Sleigh Each girl made a wonderful effort to decorate a gift for Santa’s sleigh which was enjoyed by all who passed through the school hall. St. Vincent de Paul Hampers There was a wonderful response by the school community in their donations …

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Saoirse Griffin

We are left heartbroken as a school community at the passing of our lovely Saoirse, who sadly went to heaven on the 20th of December 2021. Saoirse loved school and all her school friends and teachers. She will be missed and loved by us all. God of all grace and comfort, We thank you for Saoirse and for the place she held in our hearts. We know that she is safe with you in Heaven now and that she is …

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November’s News

We had another jam-packed month at St. Brigid’s! Look below at the exciting things we did and at our amazing achievements! Christmas Shoebox Appeal It is tradition by now that the girls make a wonderful effort each year to pack shoeboxes with gifts for children less fortunate than themselves. Team Hope is an organisation who deliver thousands of shoeboxes to children in poverty around the world. St. Brigid’s families have always been generous with this campaign and this year was …

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