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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

Mass: 6th Class

Pupils in 6th class are preparing in school to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Beginning in January 2016 Mass will be celebrated each month for pupils, parents, families and friends. The first of these Masses will be Sunday January 18th in St. Joseph's Church at 5.30pm. You are kindly

1916-2016 www.ireland.ie

Our country is celebrating 100 years of Independence this year. It is a very special year in our country's history. 'Proclamation Day' will be celebrated nationally by all schools on March 15th. A special ceremony will be held in the school. Every school in the country is asked to rewrite

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