Stories of St. Brigid:  5th class

Stories of St. Brigid: 5th class

Ms. G. Fay’s 5th class have put together a short video telling us all about the patron saint of our school, St. Brigid.We hope you enjoy it.

2nd class Local History walk

2nd class Local History walk

2nd class visited St. Brigid’s church in the village today. They were given a tour of the church by local man James, who told them all about the history of the church, including the famous Harry Clarke stained glass window. James even rang the church bells for each class.

3rd class visit to the Royal Canal

3rd class visit to the Royal Canal

3rd class visited the Royal Canal today as part of local history week. PJ the Lock Keeper told the children all about how the lock works. They even helped him open and close it!

Local History and Geography week: Tuesday

Local History and Geography week: Tuesday

See some photos of the activities that took place on Tuesday for local history and geography week. Senior Infants visited our old classroom in the school library.4th class walked to Castleknock College where we were met by some wonderful guides from 5th year who showed us all around the castle and t

Competition Time

Competition Time

We are running a very exciting Photography & Drawing competition as part of Local History Week. There’ll be lots of great prizes to give out to all class levels.To enter the competition you can either:1. Take a picture of yourself, your family or your pet at one of these local landmarksor2. Draw a

Local History and Geography Week

Local History and Geography Week

We are celebrating Local History & Geography Week in St.Brigid’s this week. Children from Junior Infants up to 6th class will be learning all about the history of Castleknock from the days of wild wolves roaming the forests to battles on the hills of Castleknock to how Castleknock has changed from a

Happy Birthday St. Brigid’s

Happy Birthday St. Brigid’s

Tuesday February 1st is Saint Brigid’s Day AND our school birthdayHow old do you think we are ?The school was first opened on February 1st 1865Click here to see our history slide show