WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE! Fáilte chuig ár suíomh Idirlín

We welcome all the new pupils who have joined our school this year and welcome back all of our existing pupils.

Our wish for you is that you will be very happy in Scoil Mháthair Dé and we want you all to achieve to the best of your ability and reach your full potential.

We are a diverse school community from many countries and share many cultures, languages, traditions and religions. We are all equal and we are all very happy to belong to the community that is Scoil Mháthair Dé.

We ask you to always try your best, be kind to everybody and show good example.  In Scoil Mháthair Dé we always keep our school rules and we are all proud of our school and proud of our pupils. It is very important to us that we all respect each other.

ENROLMENT 2022-2023

Applications for September 2022 are being accepted now. To register interest in a place for a pupil in SMD please download the Enrolment Application Form and follow the instructions!

Latest News / Updates

Supplementary Readers

 The 2015-16 Booklists requested a fee per pupil for Supplementary Reading material. Pupils take part in 'Guided Reading' and 'Literacy Lift Off' programmes. If you have overlooked to send in the fee to the class teacher it would

Parents Association

The National Parents Council/ Primary will host an information evening shortly in SMD re establishing a Parents Association. Officers will be elected on the evening and there will be follow-up training for a PA Committee.  All parents of SMD are invited to attend. Dates for info/training

Welcome Back

Jan 6th 2016: Welcome back to all our pupils to begin second term in SMD! Wishing everybody a happy and successful term ahead 

Registration Forms

To register interest in a place for a pupil in SMD please download a registration form. Click on 'Registration Form' on green bar at the top of the homepage. Complete and contact the school office 061-317630.

Reminder: Art and Craft Fee

If you have overlooked or forgotten to pay the annual €35 Art/ Craft fee please give it to the class teacher as soon as possible. A receipt will issue. This fee is due to be paid in September every year. This fee is used to buy supplies for the pupils. It would be greatly appreciated if a

Permission: please return forms to teacher

On occasion during the school year pupils might need to be withdrawn from class for short periods by support teachers to carry out literacy and numeracy assessments. Sometimes pupils may need to collaborate in small-group work outside of the classroom. We are often invited to take part in

If you have an issue with any of the following...


If you have a problem with any of the following please let the school know in writing as soon as possible:

Photographs: during the school year your child may be filmed or photographed for the school website or as part of a number

Lá dearg- festive dress up- colours day

December 21st is 'no uniform' day! It can be a lá dearg where you might like to wear something red! Be creative in dressing up in a 'festive theme' and help raise money for our school. Every pupil is kindly asked to please contribute €2 for our school fund. Thank you! The

Well done!

Well done to all the pupils who have achieved the award of 'Dalta na Seachtaine'/ 'Student of the Week'! This  achievement is awarded for trying your very best in school. Well done also to all the classes who achieved points for 'Líne-na-Seachtaine'/ 'Line-of-the-Week'! All of these wonderful p

Thank you!- Buíochas!

Sincere thanks to the parents who organised the Bake-and-Cake-Sale in SMD on Friday Dec 18th. It was a huge success and certainly enjoyed by all classes. Pupils were very busy at home with their parents baking delicious cakes, buns, biscuits, gingerbread men and houses, shortbread, pizzas,