News from the School!

Blue Star Programme

The Blue Star Programme teaches primary school pupils about European cultures and the EU through creative activities and projects which complement the national primary curriculum. The idea is to foster better understanding and knowledge of Europe and how it affects the lives of Irish citizens among Irish primary pupils in a curriculum friendly manner. As part of the programme, Frances Fitzgerald MEP and Barry Andrews MEP visited the school on Garden Day with Senator Barry Ward. The flag of Europe …

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Garden Day 2023

The school opened its doors and garden to parents, grandparents, former pupils and other welcomed guests for our annual Garden Day.  The orchestra entranced the crowd with their music and everybody was enthralled and delighted with the choirs beautiful singing. The 6th classes gave wonderful tours of the school garden leaving all guests with a plethora of information and garden facts.  The stall were as popular as ever and the lovely cakes baked by pupils and their families were all …

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Easter Update

Have a look at some photos at how different classes got ready for Easter and celebrated the welcome signs of spring.  Artwork & Projects Look at the various artwork and projects various classes did during Term 2:  The Third Classes studied life in Ancient Rome They also had a visit from engineers during Engineering Week and made aqueducts like those in Ancient Rome.   Here are some other wonderful class activities:

Graffiti Classics

Graffiti Classics made a very welcome return to our school on Tuesday. This quartet play classical music with a twist. The girls had a wonderful time and great fun during the performance.  A special thank you must be extended to Charlotte, Alison, Annabelle, Susannah, Lucy and Safra in the 4th classes for their fundraising efforts at the Christmas Fun Day. The money they raised was used for this special performance which the whole school thoroughly enjoyed.  

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhain gach éinne sult as Seachtain na Gaeilge. Bhí spraoi ag na cailíní agus na múinteoirí gach lá. Bhí Gaeilge á labhairt timpeall na scoile agus bhí cultúr na Gaeilge á fhoghlaim agus á cheiliúradh freisin. Míle buíochas don Coiste Gaeilge a d’eagraigh an tseachtain ar fad.  Bosca Lóin Ghaelach Léigh na ranganna shinsireacha scéalta as Gaeilge do na ranganna shóisearacha. Bhain gach éinne taitneamh as.  Lá Glas Céilí Ceolchoirm

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