St. Brigid’s Primary School

On 1st September 2013 Scoil Na Mainistreach De La Salle and Scoil Bhríde Naofa Presentation Primary amalgamated to form St. Brigid’s Primary School. This seamless transition bears testament to the strong sense of community and support in Kildare Town.

“Ní neart go cur le chéile”

In our school you will find happy children supported by dedicated, enthusiastic staff with the support of a vibrant, active parent body. With a broad range of in-school and extra-curricular activities we are committed to encouraging the full development of your child.

Catholic Ethos

St Brigid’s Primary School is a Catholic, co-educational school and in this atmosphere the spiritual, moral, intellectual, social and physical growth of its students is nurtured in accordance with the provisions of the schedule for Catholic Schools.


Aistear helps children learn new vocabulary, develop their problem solving skills, work as part of a team as well as developing communication and play skills.

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School Calendar

Here is a list of important school dates, holidays, closures and events that you should add to your calendar for the 2018/19 School Year.

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Parents Association

Parents Association work is only possible through the dedication of parents who come together and help with a range of activities and initiatives in the school.

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Extra Curricular

Here is a list of extra curricular, after school activities that children can partake in at our school each day of the week.

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Throughout the school year we gather many photos and videos of our students and their activities, take a look at our gallery and see if there's anyone you recognise.

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Vision Statement

The ethos of the school is Catholic and in this atmosphere the spiritual, moral, intellectual, social and physical growth of its students is nurtured.

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One Big Happy Family.





Our Third Classes Visiting Newgrange

Some of our 3rd Classes have already visited Newgrange Co. Meath, with some yet still to go. This coincided with learning about the Stone Age in History. Here are some pictures from these educational tours.  

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Making St Brigid’s Day Crosses in Fourth Class

Ms. Hyland’s Class shared their new learning of making St. Brigid’s Crosses with the rest of Fourth Class.  They took time last week to visit each class and teach their new skills to others using lollipop sticks and wool. Some beautiful crosses were made.

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Grandparent’s Day in Mr Casey’s Class

Grandparent’s Day was celebrated in Mr. Casey’s Fourth Class today. It was a great success.

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Up close with Gentle Giants

We were very lucky to meet Fiachra and Donnadh, two horses that are part of the Mounted Unit of the Gardaí. Some interesting facts we learnt include that they train for 2 years, males are quieter than females and they live in Áras an Uachtaráin! They help to control large crowds at matches and concerts and ...

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Young Scientist RDS

Mrs. O Dwyer and her fifth class attended the Primary Science Fair in the RDS again this year. They presented their project entitled “Why do bicycles have gears?” The class had many visitors to the stand including Simon Harris, Fiona O Loughlin and the judges!

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Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies

The curtain was raised on Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies and what a show it was. We are so immensely proud of the children and their performances over the four days. It took a lot of hard work from the children, staff and parents over 10 weeks to bring the show together. Well done to ...

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