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Scoil Bhríde’s first football match of the season against Scoil Mhuire , Clondalkin. A beautiful sunny afternoon and a great performance by all our players. Two superb points were scored before the final whistle blew but unfortunately that wasn’t enough to win the match . Our next match is on Thursday 26th against our neighbours St. Francis Xaviers.

Dub Dash

In Scoil Bhríde Cailíní, we are very proud of our county GAA teams. Dublin won the All-Ireland Ladies’ Football Championship for the third year in a row and the All- Ireland Men’s Championship for the fifth year in a row!

On Friday 14th September, we showed our support by dressing in the Dublin colours and dashing around the yard.

Up the Dubs!!


Cross Country Running

On Tuesday 20th March, 24 girls from 3rd-6th class headed off to Porterstown Park to take part in the third day of the Fingal Cross Country series. It was a lovely , bright , crisp, cold sunny day – ideal for cross country running.

Once again , we had fantastic performances from all of the Scoil Bhríde girls with each one of them putting in a huge effort and showing great improvement since their last outing.

Outstanding performances from Adele Anigala and Aimee Corcoran (3rd class) who finished a superb race in 4th place and 2nd place respectively , Ola Kuzma (4th class) who finished in a very good 6th place and Aoife Corcoran (5th Class) who paced herself excellently to take the lead in the final stretch and win the race in style.

Well done to all!

The final event in this series will be held in Santry Park on Tuesday 10th April.

Keep up the running during the Easter Holidays, girls.

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Rugby Coaching

Today was the first session of rugby coaching for 5th and 6th Classes. They really enjoyed this wonderful game!

A good time to start rugby, as we think of the Irish Rugby Team preparing for their historic attempt to win the Grand Slam in England on St. Patrick’s Day! Well done to the team for winning the Six Nations Championship and the very best of luck on Saturday.

The girls in Scoil Bhríde will be shouting for the Boys in Green on St. Patrick’s Day!

Camogie Display

In Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní), we are very passionate about our national games. Camogie is a wonderful game. It is fast and highly skillful. Today we had a camogie display for the school. The girls who play camogie every week showed us how it is done! All girls from 3rd to 6th are welcome to come along to camogie training on Mondays after school with Mr. Devlin and Mr. Maguire. It’s a great way to keep fit and healthy — and of course to have fun!

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Flying Fit in Fingal!

Over the last few weeks, girls from 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class have been training really hard and making a great effort to improve their fitness. On Tuesday 27th, the girls from Scoil Bhríde Cailiní braved the freezing weather conditions to take part in the  cross country running event in Porterstown Park.

 It was an extremely successful day and we had incredible performances from every girl from 3rd to 6th class!

Our 3rd class girls kicked the day off in style with a brilliant 300 metres run.  Our very own Aimee Corcoran finished in a wonderful 2nd place! Well done Aimee!

The girls in 4th class were next in the 400 metres run and we had several top ten finishes!

Then it was the turn of our 5th class girls running in the 500 metres event. There were some terrific performances. Special congratulations must go to Aoife Corcoran who finished in First Place with a superb run.

The 6th class finished the day off in impressive fashion, running 600 metres in very snowy conditions!

Well done to all the girls involved!

A great day was had by all. A special thank you to Mr. McCrudden who has been training the girls in all sorts of weather over the last few weeks. A big thank you also to Ms. McKay and Ms. O’Reilly who accompanied the girls to the event and and gave them great support and encouragement. We look forward to another cross country run on the 20th of March in Porterstown Park! Every girl is welcome!

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Cross Country Running

There has been a HUGELY enthusiastic response to Cross Country training from the girls in 3rd to 6th Classes. A very large number of girls have been training at lunchtime in the field. Well done to all concerned. The first outing is on Tuesday 27th February in Porterstown. Watch this space!


Rang a Cúig have been staying active! We organised our own class Olympics! We made an Olympic torch and ran through the school to launch our competition! We also made our own medals and used measuring instruments from the Maths room to organise our different event! After the Olympics, we held a medal ceremony complete with music!

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Santa Dash!


We had great fun today and we were lucky that the weather was kind!

Everyone in the school assembled in the playground and on the ringing of Santa’s bell, we all dashed around the yard for a full five minutes! 

What a colourful spectacle!. Great fun was had by all.

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