Gaelscoil Philib Barún

Parents Articles

Autism Special Class

We are delighted to announce that an autism special class has been sanctioned by the Department of Education to open in Gaelscoil Philib Barún in September 2024. The class will cater for a maximum of six pupils. Applications can be made by submitting an email seeking enrolment, to be accompanied by a birth certificate and any relevant professional reports. The Application for Enrolment form is available from our Policies & Forms page of our website (where the school’s enrolment policy

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Parents’ Association Funding Opportunity

Good news!! Gaelscoil Philib Barún has been chosen by Tesco Tramore as one of the causes that are supported in their upcoming Tesco Community Fund campaign that starts on Monday, 26 February 2024. The campaign runs for 12 weeks (up to 19 May 2024) and includes Easter and the May bank holiday. So, if you are shopping in Tesco please remember to ask for/collect some of the round blue tokens and then place them in the Gaelscoil Philib Barún box.

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Admissions Policy Update

Gaelscoil Philib Barún is accepting applications for enrolments for the 2024/25 Junior Infant class from the 1 October 2023 until 29 February 2024. Interested families can fill out the enrolment form which is now available from the Policies & Forms section of the school website. The form can be posted to the school or emailed directly to the school office at The school’s updated Annual Admissions notice is also available from the same page on the website. If you

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Welcoming our Class of 2023-2024

We are very much looking forward to meeting all classes and teachers again for the new 2023-2024 school year and we can confirm that Gaelscoil Philib Barún will reopen on Thursday, 31 August 2023, as follows: We can also confirm that there will be a full day on the first day back, with the exception of Junior Infants who will have a shortened day for the first two weeks, finishing at 12pm (midday). The school office will be open from

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School Open Evening

Gaelscoil Philib Barún is accepting enrolment applications for Junior Infants (for the 2023-2024 school year) during the month of February 2023. An open night for prospective parents will be help at the school on Tuesday, 7 February 2023 from 7pm – 8pm, with directions to the school available on the Contact Us page of the school website. This will allow parents to view the school and its facilities, with the option to discuss immersion education in an all-Irish primary school

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Christmas Concerts 2022

We are beyond thrilled to welcome the families and friends of our pupils back to the school in person, to enjoy our series of Christmas concerts for 2022. These will be held in the school hall on Monday-Tuesday, 19-20 December 2022 as follows: Time Monday, 19 December 2022 Tuesday, 20 December 2022 6:00pm Junior Infants (Naíonáin Bheaga) Senior Infants (Naíonáin Mhóra) 6:30pm First Class (Rang 1) Second Class (Rang 2) 7:00pm Third Class (Rang 3) Fourth Class (Rang 4) 7:30pm

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Irish language classes every Friday

The school will offer Irish language classes for parents every Friday morning in the school beginning on Friday, 11 November 2022 from 9:15am to 10:15am. Classes will run for 6 weeks, are free of charge and all abilities are welcome to attend. Emphasis will be on oral Irish and communication with children who are pupils in this school. Contact the school office if you would like to attend.

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Back to School and Class Teachers 2022

The following is a list of teachers and classes for the 2022-2023 school year, which will starting on Wednesday, 31 August 2022. Class Teachers Junior Infants: Múinteoir Ailín Ní Ghréacháin Senior Infants: Múinteoir Kelsey Ní Mhurchú First Class: Múinteoir Cathy Second Class: Múinteoir Eibhlín /Múinteoir Orna Third Class: Múinteoir Méadhbh Fourth Class: Múinteoir Orla Fifth Class: Múinteoir Dara Sixth Class: Múinteoir Ben Our Special Education Teachers will be Múinteoir Kathryn and Caitlín. Start and Finishing Times Our staggered start and

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