What’s Happening? 2014-2015


29th August 2014 Return to School


8th September 5th Classes begin Swimming Lessons

9th September Fund-Raiser: Used Clothing Collection

9th September Meeting for Parents/Guardians of 2nd Class pupils with Ms. Mc Grane, Learning Support Teacher, at 2.00 p.m.

12th September Art Squad begin work with Sixth Class Pupils on the mural behind the stage

17th September Meeting for Parents/Guardians of children who will be making their First Holy Communion in 2015. If you cannot make this meeting, you are welcome to attend the meeting for the other local schools, which will be held on Tuesday, 23rd Sept. The meetings will be held at 7.30 pm in the Church of the Annunciation.

20th September Parents’ Association Meeting in the Cookery Room at 9.40 a.m.

24th September Finglas Garda Station Open Day. Sixth Classes are invited

26th September Garda/GAA Blitz in Erin’s Isle for Fifth Classes


1st October Chess classes begin for Ms. McMullen’s Fifth Class and Ms. Burke’s Multigrade Third/Fourth Class

7th October Sport for Life Programme begins for all Third Class pupils with support from Dublin City University

11th-19th October Maths Week (2nd and 5th classes will take part in Library events – all other classes have school-based activities) Check out: http://www.mathsweek.ie

13th October Suas Literacy Programme begins today – linking DCU Students with Fourth Class pupils

16th October Two Student Council Representatives attend the annual Comhairle na nÓg in Croke Park. Fifth Classes visit Coláiste Eoin for a Magic Show. Fourth Classes attend a Maths Magic Show in Finglas Library. Second Class Room 8 attend a Dublin Zoo Presentation in Finglas Library

17th October Hallowe’en Safety Event for all local 4th / 5th classes in the School Hall (organised by Dublin Bus, An Garda Síochána and DSPCA)

20th October 3rd (Ms. Gleeson’s) Class and Multigrade (Ms. Bourke’s) Class begin Swimming Lessons

21st October Second Class (Room 7) attend a Spelling Workshop in Finglas Library

23rd October Cross Country Run organised by Dublin City Council (5th &  6th Class Pupils)

24th October Coffee morning for the parents/guardians of the pupils in our Outreach Classes (Room 10 & 11). This will be held in the Parents’ Room at 11:00 a.m.

24th October €2 Fundraiser: Pupils dress up for Hallowe’en. School Disco at 1.15 p.m.


1st – 5th November Healthy Eating Week in St. Brigid’s

9th – 16th November Science Week – www.science.ie or Discover Primary Science

Wed. 12th, Wed19th, Wed 26th, Wed 3rd Dec Literacy for Fun Ms. Dooley’s 2nd Class

Fri. 14th, Fri 21st, Fri 28th, Fri 5th Dec  Literacy for Fun Ms. Caffrey’s 2nd Class

Tuesday, 18th November 2014 @ 7.30 CONFIRMATION ENROLMENT CEREMONY (Confirmation 6th Class)

Wednesday, 19th November PARENT – TEACHER MEETINGS (School closes at 2.25 p.m.)

Friday, 28th November Parents’ Association Fun Day for pupils (We would welcome new/unwanted gift sets, etc. for Spot Prizes and/or cakes for the CAKE SALE. Thanks!)


Tuesday, 16th December Room 10 & Room 11 visit The Ark

Wednesday, 17th December @ 12.15 p.m. School Concert

Friday, 19th December @ 12 noon  JUMPER FUNDRAISER DAY FOR UNICEF School closes for Christmas Holidays


Monday, 5th January  2015 @ 9.00 a.m. School re-opens after the Christmas Break

Saturday 31st January 2015 @ 2.00 p.m. THE PEACE PROMS in the R.D.S. BALLSBRIDGE

Peace Proms


Tuesday, 10th February 2015 @ 7.30 p.m. SERVICE OF LIGHT (Confirmation 6th Class)

Tuesday, 17th February  2015 @ 1.30 p.m. FIRST CONFESSION (Communion 2nd Class)



Sunday, 26th April 2015 @ 12.15 p.m. Mass FIRST HOLY COMMUNION (Communion 2nd Class)


Wednesday, 27th May 2015 @ 11 o’clock CONFIRMATION CEREMONY (Confirmation 6th Class)  Please note that this date is provisional and is subject to approval by Archbishop’s house 



Our Motto

“Together let’s live for today and learn for tomorrow”

was created along with our crest in 2012 and both continue to be as relevant today as they were then.

Children's painted hands