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School Life 2023-2024

SBC girls sing their hearts out at Peace Proms!

On Sunday, February 4th, the girls in both 5th Classes made their way to the RDS to take part in the Peace Proms concert. There were 2000 other children from different schools singing and dancing on the night and our SBC girls did the school proud! Take a look at the video to see a […]

Teddy Bear Hospital

Junior Infants enjoyed a visit from the Teddy Bear Hospital. The student doctors from RCSI Paediatric Society taught us about healthcare and the role of healthcare professionals. We used a stethoscope to listen to our heart beat, we learned how to feel our pulse and we looked at lots of other instruments that doctors use to help people […]

4th Class Trip to Trinity College and Seamus Heaney Exhibition

In January, Ms. Meenagh’s Fourth Class went on a walking tour of Trinity College Dublin and had a tour of the Seamus Heaney exhibit “Listen Now Again.” He is an Irish poet and we studied his poem The Forge in class. We enjoyed listening to our guide and having a chance to write something inspirational on […]

Aistear in Junior Infants

Junior Infants have been very busy working on the theme of houses and homes during Aistear over the last few weeks. They have been doing lots of different activities such as building houses during construction, playing with the dolls houses in the small world, playing in the home corner in the role play area and […]

‘Houses of Seven’ in Senior Infants

Senior Infants have been exploring the number seven in maths. We built “Houses of Seven”. Everything put into the house had to link to the number seven. The girls used lollipop sticks, links, pom poms, counters, straws, bears and more to create beautiful Houses of Seven. Some girls even used dice to make the number […]


The girls in 5th Class enjoyed some festive baking during the week leading up to the Christmas holidays. You can see some of the steps involved in making their gingerbread cookies, as well as the finished product! If you would like to try this easy recipe at home with your daughter, you can check it out […]

Snowman Competition

Well done to everyone who entered the Snowman competition. As you can see, the standard was fantastic. It is a real demonstration of the levels of creativity that exist in Scoil Bhríde Cailíní. Maith sibh agus Nollaig shona daoibh go léir.

Santa Dash

On Friday the 15th of December, the whole school took part in our annual Santa Dash. It is a key part of our Active Advent and helps to encourage physical activity in a fun way. Everyone dressed up in their Christmas jumpers and did some laps of the yard. We were also treated to an excellent […]

Mini Leagues

Girls from 4th , 5th , and 6th took part in the annual Scoil Bhríde Cailíní mini leagues. There were four teams taking part this year. Dublin, Meath, Mayo and Roscommon. We had two very competitive finals with lots of great examples of the skills the girls have been working on in training. In the shield final,Meath […]

World War I animations by 6th Class

Ms. Dudgeon’s 6th class were learning all about World War I. They were very creative and made some amazing animations based on the war. You can see some of them he Animation 1 Animation 2

A Song Project for Primary Schools

SBC was delighted to be chosen to take part in this project run by Draíocht. Choirmaster Dave McGauran and singer Susan Mc Fadden have been singing with the girls in 2nd,3rd and 4th classes for the past few weeks. The girls performed in Draíocht on 30th of November. It was fabulous! Maith sibh! You can […]

News2Day visit SBC!

News 2Day filmed Ms Golden’s 3rd Class for their STEPS Engineering projects. 3rd Class were fantastic and did the school proud. You can watch here: https://www.rte.ie/player/series/news2day/SI0000001210?epguid=IH10000965-23-0167 Well done to Ms. Golden, Houley and all of 3rd class!    

Open Evening

On Monday the 13th of November, Scoil Bhríde Cailíni held an open evening for prospective parents of junior infants. It was a wonderful evening with the school looking a million dollars. Everybody who came was blown away by the lovely atmosphere in the school and by the wonderful artwork decorating the corridors and classrooms. Our visitors […]

Wake Up Shake Up

On Fridays, the whole school takes part in Wake Up Shake up. Ms. McKays 6th Class led us this week and they did a fantastic job! On Fridays, the whole school takes part in Wake Up Shake up. Ms. McKays 6th Class led us this week and they did a fantastic job!

Bake Sale

Parents’ Association Bake Sale The Parents’ Association held a Bake Sale on Tuesday 24th of October and raised €440. Members of our PA and the 6th Class girls did a fabulous job. Thank you to all parents and guardians who donated all the fabulous cakes and treats! What a lovely treat on the final week before midterm!


International Sign Language Day takes place this year on Saturday, September 23rd. As this is a Saturday, the girls in Scoil Bhríde Cailíní have been learning all about Lámh, the Irish Sign Language. It has been wonderful to see girls around the school saying ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ using Lámh signs. Here you can see the […]

A Message from our Principal

Fáilte! Welcome to the website of Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní).

My name is Maeve Kilroy and I am delighted to have worked at Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní) since 2014. I was honoured to be appointed Principal in January 2023 and I feel privileged to lead this vibrant school community in which learning flourishes and where our girls thrive.

Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní) is a school for girls which is situated in the heart of Blanchardstown Village, in Dublin 15. Our girls come from many different parts of the world and bring with them an enriching diversity of culture and language. Our school has a Catholic Ethos while at the same time welcomes children of all faiths and none.


We are very lucky to have a wonderful team of staff here in Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní). Everything in Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní) is child centred and underpinned by respect where we live out our Catholic Ethos and school motto every day “Let us treat others as we would like them to treat us”.

Here, in Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní), this value is imparted to the children from their very first day at school. We hope that our girls will carry this philosophy with them throughout their lives.


In Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní), we aim to nurture all aspects of the development of our girls. We strive for a positive atmosphere where each person is valued and where the dignity of each person is respected at all times. We promote all aspects of learning and personal development with a particular emphasis on respect for self and for others.

Thank you for visiting our website. If you already have links with Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní), I hope you regularly check the website in order to keep up to date with school events. If you are thinking of sending your child to our school, I hope you find the website informative and we look forward to meeting you in the future.


Maeve Kilroy