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Skerries Trad Week


As park of Skerries Trad week we were delighted to welcome local musicians to St. Brendan’s, Loughshinny. This interactive traditional music workshop was set up for us by Mary Keane from Inis Rua and James O’Mahoney as the musicians group leader. Our own traditional school band led by Ms Edel Davin-Power also played and the …

Ben De Barra wins award at Bord Gáis!


Ben De Barra was shortlisted and won for his short scene script in the Bord Gáis Student Theatre Awards 2017. He wrote a beautifully touching story about an old man who tended to a communal garden and how he also brought a small community together. He then re-wrote it into a script. It was judged …

School walk!


  What a day!!We were so lucky with the weather as we all took part in our annual school walk fundraiser. The children came all dressed in green and it created such a lovely atmosphere especially with St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Friday! We walked the four roads together and had a lovely picnic …

Christmas Sing-a-long


The whole school got together to sing some well know Christmas songs to get us all in the mood for our Christmas holidays. Please follow the link to watch some footage of the choir in action! Mr. Mulvey, Ms Halpin and Mr. Keary had done a great job with the school choir over the last …

Santa Visits St. Brendan’s N.S


Santa arrived in the fire engine and he was met by such excitement, especially with the junior end of the school. We all waited in the yard to greet him and then Esther took him to his grotto where the kids from junior infants up to 2nd class visited him to have a little chat …

Christmas Art Competition 2016!


The children’s amazing art work for the annual Christmas art competition can be seen throughout the school from junior infants all the way up to sixth class. It’s safe to say we have some very talented artists on our hands!

Science Week


This week all the staff and pupils worked extremely hard to prepare for Science Day. We were all scientists for the week experimenting and using trial and error to figure things out. The results were fantastic as the displays in the hall today were super interesting and informative. All the children had great fun and …

Halloween 2016


The children in St. Brendan’s rocked up in their fantastic Halloween costumes today. As usual there was a great buzz around the school and the effort put in by all the kids was incredible. We held our traditional Halloween catwalk show in the hall where they got to strut their stuff! Great day all round! …