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.





Celebrating Cultures

Junior Infants, First and Second Class held a Celebration Day to learn about France, Portugal and Italy in anticipation of our visiting European teachers. We sampled delicious food from each country and the children presented some facts that they had researched. Ms Monaghan’s Junior Infants introduced Séan our Mascot and even sang Twinkle Twinkle in ...

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Erasmus – Culture4kids ‘Beyond the Textbook’ in St Brigids Primary School

We are delighted to be involved in the Erasmus Plus Programme which is funded by the European Commission, running from 2018 – 2020. There are six countries involved; Ireland, Bulgaria, Cyprus, France, Italy and Portugal. It takes cultural heritage ‘beyond the textbook’ for students, teachers and community. The programme uses an eTwinning platform to connect ...

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Hip Hop

Some of the third class children had a chance to engage in Hip Hop dancing in the library lately. Below are a few pictures of Mr. Whelan’s class.

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Tipperary Peace Convention

Ms. Flynn and her choir have been busy practising the past few weeks for this years Tipperary Peace Convention in Tipperary Town. Have a watch below.

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Ms. Power’s 1st class

We were testing out different types of forces (push and pull). We used different materials such as lollipop sticks, string and straws to test out the force needed to push and pull different sized pebbles. From the experiment, they concluded that the harder the force, the farther an object will move. They also decided that the lollipop ...

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Lyric FM String Quartet Recital

6th class were invited to Kildare Library for a recital by the Lyric Fm string quartet. They got a lesson on how to play the harp and the flute from Evelyn Grant of Lyric FM.

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