Category Archives: School Life

Admissions 2023 – 2024

St Brigid’s NS, Ballysax is now accepting applications for places in Junior Infants for September 2023. Places are also available in other classes. Please email the office for an Admission/Enrolment Form at or download the form below. We look forward to hearing from you. Admission Form Jun Inf 2023 Email

Official Opening of the School Track

Our School Track ( which will get a dedicated name from the children in the school – a competition for this is being run at present) was officially opened on October 22nd and was blessed by Fr Larkin. The opening ceremony was held after our annual Witchy Walk. We were honoured to have Kate Nurse, […]

Opening of our School Track

We are very happy to announce that we will be officially opening our school track next week. We would like to welcome all parents/guardians to the official opening of our school track next Friday 22nd Oct at 11.15am. You will be guided by staff to a designated area for parents/guardians and visitors. We would ask […]

Admission Information for the 2023-24 School Year

The admission process of children into our School for the 2023-24 school year is now underway. We will be accepting children from Junior Infants to 6th Class. The admission form can be downloaded from this website. In the meantime if you would like any additional information please contact the school office on 045 441829 or […]

Outdoor Assemblies

We have been very lucky with the weather as most weeks we’ve been able to hold an outdoor assembly for the whole school. This week, we celebrate the 3rd week in Advent and we are excited as Christmas is so near. We were going to hold a School Carol Service on Friday, 18th December, but […]

A Graduation to make the history books

On Wednesday 17th of June, sixth class gathered for the last time to celebrate the end of their primary school life but in a very unique way. For the first time in the history of Ballysax, we held a virtual celebration via Zoom. We are really happy to report that all went well and it […]

Coronovirus, a Book for Children This booklet is a great resource for parents, guardians and anyone in contact with children, to help explain about coronovirus and the restrictions we are supporting to keep each other safe. It is illustrated by Axel Scheffler, who is also well known for illustrating the Gruffalo books.


Dear students, We received this notice from Dog’s Trust and some of you may be interested in entering the short story competition. DOGS TRUST I hope this finds you well. I know the past few weeks have been challenging for your school and your students. The Dogs Trust Education team really miss delivering our workshops […]

Community Games

It's time for another Quiz in association with FolensTime to find out if you are smarter than a 14 year old! There's… Posted by Community Games on Wednesday, April 15, 2020