Class Calendars Now on Sale !

Class Calendars Now on Sale !

Our lovely school class calendars are available to buy from the class teachers from Monday 23rd January. They are priced at €3 and we are accepting cash only …exact amount if possible.

Christmas Charity Money sent to Focus.

Christmas Charity Money sent to Focus.

You may remember we had a wonderful Wednesday before the Christmas Holidays to raise some money in aid of the homeless. We want to thank all our staff, pupils and parents for supporting this cause. We raised over €1000, and this money was passed to Focus Ireland today.

Senior Friends Day 2023

Senior Friends Day 2023

We are so happy to invite the Senior Friends of our 4th class pupils to our school on Friday, January 27th, to meet the teachers, see the classrooms and join in some classroom activities. After the classroom visit, our Senior Friends can meet together in the hall, where the PTA ladies will provide t

Smart Devices and Phones

Smart Devices and Phones

In case any of our pupils received phones or smart devices this Christmas, we want to remind them that mobile phones are not permitted in school. Smartwatches or fitness trackers that have any recording function or game apps are also not allowed.Thank you

HSE Memo for Parents and Guardians

HSE Memo for Parents and Guardians

Please read this important information from the HSE.TO: All Principals, for sharing with parents, guardians and staffFROM: Dr Eamonn O’Moore, Director National Health Protection; Dr Abigail Collins, National Clinical Lead Child Health Public HealthRE: Significant levels of Flu, Covid-19 and RSV curr

A Wonderful Wednesday ..

A Wonderful Wednesday ..

On this wonderful Wednesday, the children and staff are asked to wear something festive, a jumper, a hat, a scarf, a tie or tinsel. We would love a €2 contribution which we will pass to our chosen charity, Focus Ireland.School closes at 12 noon.Happy Christmas!

HSE Advice for Parents Group A Strep

HSE Advice for Parents Group A Strep

Dear Parents and GuardiansWe have been asked by the DES to bring the following information to your attention.Please read the memo regarding the significant increase in viral infections and Group A Strep infections fromDr Eamonn O’Moore, Director National Health Protection andDr Abigail Collins, Nat

The Fair is ready!

The Fair is ready!

Our Christmas Fair is this Saturday from 11am to 3pm. Out PTA members and an army of volunteers have worked tirelessly for the last few weeks collecting and sorting stock for the fair. Over the last two days, they have transformed the Sports hall into a Christmas wonderland. There will be something

Christmas Annuals

Christmas Annuals

The annuals have arrived and go on sale December 1st. Children can purchase one after small break from Mrs. Mac Donaghs office.. They should bring in the exact amount €5. Sales will continue until stocks run out.What Daddy or Mammy does not remember the Christmas Annual which first went on sale 48

Christmas Dates for the Diary

Christmas Dates for the Diary

2nd December:The Lighting of the Village Tree at 4:30 pmChristmas Annuals on sale in school priced €53rd December:The Christmas Fair returns to the Sports Hall. from 11 am to 3 pm and it will be spectacular!8th December:School Mass for 3rd class up.12th to 16th December:Crib Display15th December:Car

Sacraments of Reconciliation, Communion and Confirmation

Sacraments of Reconciliation, Communion and Confirmation

In consultation with our parish priest, Fr. Damian McNeice and the parish team, we are happy to inform you that we have confirmed the dates for The Sacraments of Reconciliation, Holy Communion and Confirmation in 2023.We look forward to celebrating these special milestones in the children’s lives.Sa

Christmas Cards

Christmas Cards

It’s that time of year again! Our sample Christmas Cards are back and they are fabulous! We will be sending them home on Monday with the order form and enabling the payment link on Aladdin. Please note we need your order and payment returned on or before Friday 18th so we can ensure we have the card

In memory of past teacher Mick O’Mahony

In memory of past teacher Mick O’Mahony

The community of St. Brigid’s National School was saddened to learn of the passing of a former colleague and teacher, Mick O’Mahony. Mick passed away peacefully on October 26th in his native Cork.Mick began his teaching career in 1971, shortly after Dave Nolan became principal. Some past pupils rem

Blanchardstown Library Events

Blanchardstown Library Events

Talk for Adults on Dyslexia SupportsWed, 9 November 202218:30 – 19:30 This talk by the Dyslexia Association of Ireland will guide parents on what strategies and supports are available for children at schoolThis talk by the Dyslexia Association of Ireland will guide parents on what strategies and su

November…Back to School

November…Back to School

We hope everyone had a lovely Halloween break. School re-opens on Monday 7th November at 8.50am and children from 1st to 6th class should wear their full school uniform from that date. School tracksuits may only be worn on PE days. School shorts may no longer be worn and should be put away until the

PTA  Annual General Meeting

PTA Annual General Meeting

We are holding our Annual General Meeting of the PTA in the Sports Hall on Thursday, November 10th at 7:30 pm. We would LOVE to see you there to hear all about our wonderful PTA and to meet some of the committee members.

Halloween Cake Sale

Halloween Cake Sale

Our Halloween Cake Sale is back this year! Cakes and treats will be gratefully received by the class teachers on Friday morning and then dropped to the hall. Please remember to label your container if you want to get it back!https://saintbrigids.ie/wp/pwa/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2022/10/Hallowee

Rainbows Closing Date

Rainbows Closing Date

The closing date for the return of all forms is this Thursday 27th OctoberWe are very pleased to inform you that we will be offering the Rainbows programme to pupils in our school from 1st class to 6th class who may have experienced a bereavement or family change following parental separation over t

Maths Week 2022

Maths Week 2022

Next week is Maths Week. We are planning maths trails, games and quizzes for all the classes with older classes helping the younger ones.

Halloween Camp

Halloween Camp

Great News! The Halloween Camp returns this year. It will be run by Mr. O’Donoghue and is for pupils from 1st to 6th. All children who were interested received application forms today. Spaces are limited so please return the forms to the office or to Mr. O’Donoghue as soon as possible. Click here t

Recycling Uniforms

Recycling Uniforms

Reminder: We want to recycle lots of donated uniforms that are in good condition and free of charge.

Reminders…walk, uniforms and phones

Reminders…walk, uniforms and phones

We hope to hold the Sponsored Walk tomorrow. Please return all cards ( even unused ones) to the school after the Walk.Our sustainable uniform recycling event takes place on Thursday 13th and Friday 14th this week. The PTA would be delighted for parents and guardians to pop in after dropping off c