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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 2023-2024

Applications for September 2023 are being accepted now. To register interest in a place for a pupil in SMD please download the Enrolment Application Form 2023-24 and follow the instructions! Go to the 'Information' tab and download application form

Latest News / Updates


 When children are absent from school please phone the office to let us know. On the child's return to school it is necessary to give the teacher a note stating the reason for the child's absence. Absence of 20 days and more is reported to TUSLA, Education Welfare Services.


The school will be closed on Tuesday February 20th as the staff will be attending training in the new Primary Language Curriculum. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.


 The school will be closed for Mid-Term break on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th February. Wishing all families a relaxing time together. All our pupils will have time to get lots of fresh air doing lots of various activities and will have plenty time to relax and read their favourite books!


A big thank you to all the parents who supported our 'Colours Day' fundraiser to buy a defibrillator for the school community. We collected €406. This was a joint venture between the BOM and the PA. Great collaboration. Thanks to everybody!


We are celebrating INTERNET SAFETY WEEK 2018 in SMD and are asking all parents to please go the the following website and login to the parent section to read about the importance of internet safety; www.webwise.ie Please re

SOCCER: after school


 Welcome back to all pupils and their families as we begin our second term. Happy New Year to everybody!


 Scoil Mháthair Dé has been chosen by the Department of Education to take part in the Digital Learning Framework Trial during the 2017-18 school year. A new curriculum for Digital Learning will be in place for all schools in September 2018. We are very lucky for our school to have been ch


 Fifth Class are going on a trip to Curraghchase Forest Park this week with a tutor from the Irish Heritage Council. They will study the habitat of the Red Squirrel and explore the forest park while having a fun day. Watch this space for photographs of our pupils in action!


UPDATES: The bus run from the Dooradoyle area to SMD will begin on Monday January 8th 2018. Parents who have their names on the list will be contacted directly by the driver beforehand. Details as follows: Kings Bus Hire, dooradoyle, Limerick 086-8155655