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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 2019/2020 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.





Science Week

Have a look in our gallery to see the huge amount of work that was done throughout the school to celebrate Science week 2020.

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Mrs. Cunningham Retires

After 37 years of loyal service to education in Kildare Town, Ms. Cunningham has retired. Arriving from County Clare in 1984, as a fresh-faced young teacher, she quickly established herself as a dedicated and committed professional firstly in Scoil na Mainistreach de la Salle, and subsequently in St. Brigid’s Primary School. Her care for the ...

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Mrs. O Dwyer’s Retirement

On Friday 2nd of October, we said a fond farewell to our beloved colleague and friend Mrs. O’Dwyer as she retired. Maura began working in Scoil Bhríde Naofa in 2004, before the amalgamation in 2013. She enjoyed 16 fulfilling years of teaching before her retirement. Maura’s passion for Science and Math amassed an array of ...

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Goodbye Fr. Gaspar

As Fr. Gaspar prepared to leave Kildare for his new role in Carlow as CC Cathedral he called in for a little visit to the school where we presented him with a piece of Bog Oak to remember his time in Kildare. We are thankful for all the support Fr. Gaspar has provided to the ...

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Rang a haon First class got together to perform some well known Irish songs and rhymes for each other. The children from Ms. E. Burke’s class put on the play, Na Trí Mhuc. Mr Kileen’s class sang a well know song by John Spillane called Beidh Aonach Amárach a nd ecited the poem, ‘ar ais ar scoil. ...

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Seacthtain na Gaeilge – Damhsa le Rang a 4

Fourth Class decided to learn two dances as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge. They came together in the Academy Hall and learned ‘An Damhsa Mór’ and ‘The Siege of Ennis. It was great exercise as well as great fun.

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