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We welcome all the new pupils who have joined our school this year. 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. Always keep our school rules. We are all proud of our school and proud of our pupils. It is very important to us that we all respect each other.


Registration Form 2020-21

Applications for September 2020 are being accepted now. To register interest in a place for a pupil in SMD please download the necessary form . Click on 'Enrolment Application Form' on the green bar at the top of the homepage. Complete and contact the school office 061-317630. Please download and refer to school Enrolment Policy. Thank you.

Latest News / Updates


 It is very important for 6th class pupils and their parents to visit Secondary School Open nights before making choices of where pupils will go to Secondary School in September. Open nights have been held since early September. Please refer to the following remaining dates and schools


After-school drama lessons began this week. A Junior Drama group starts at 1.45 for one hour and a Senior Group at 2.45. Drama classes take place on Wednesday afternoons in the Junior Infants Room 9. Children can be collected in the yard.


 Scoil Mháthair Dé is a Health Promoting School. Please make healthy choices for your children's lunches in school. No sweets, biscuits, fizzy drinks, crisps or sweets. Let's all help to make good habits and good choices part of our day. Let's show good example. Thank you for supporting us


 Geoff Hunt a biodiversity specialist who visits our school every year and is building on our Biodiversity Plan with the pupils. Today he met with the pupils from Junior Infants to Second Class to explore the world of animals and help us prepare the school to look after our native birds.


SMD are very lucky that pupils in the middle and senior classes have begun another school year with tutors from Music Generation. Read a lot more re the Music Generation Programme on www.musicgeneration.ie  


Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth classes will be starting Football on Thursday for the six weeks up to Mid Term. This will be followed after the break with Rugby for the following three weeks and all the training will take place on Thursdays. Basketball will continue every Friday until the


 You are invited to put your names forward to the office if you are interested in having an active role in the Parents Association of Scoil Mháthair Dé. You will be very welcome. 


 It has been agreed that a job sharing position will exist again in Third Class for this school year. Two teachers will be responsible for teaching the class and will work on a week on- week off basis. Parents of the pupils in this class are invited to a meeting at 2.45pm on Wednesday 1



The September 2016 Newsletter can be downloaded from the website. It will also be sent home to each family via the pupils. Newsletters will issue at the beginning of every month. It is important that parents are up-to-date with all the happening in the school. Continue to check the website