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Fáilte Romhaibh go dtí Scoil Phádraic Cailíní

Ciara Greene - Principal

Ciara Greene – Principal

Scoil Phádraic Cailíní is an all girls primary school located in the parish of Donabate in North County Dublin. We are a Catholic school under the patronage of the Archbishop of Dublin.

Our Team

At present we have approximately 440 students and a teaching staff of 21 which includes classroom teachers and learning support teachers. Our 5 Special Needs Assistants help children with special needs to integrate into the mainstream classes

Staff 2019/2020

Principal : Ciara Greene

Deputy Principal:Úna Kelly

In-School Management Team

Fiona Sheridan (Assistant Principal)

Catherine McGee

Anne Bermingham

Karena O’Sullivan


Una Kelly (Deputy Principal) & Ciara Greene (Principal)

Class Teachers 2019/2020

Junior Infants: Leone McEvoy-Meechan & Hannah Martin

Senior Infants: Catherine McGee & Emer Flood

First Classes: Fiona Sheridan & Gráinne Fuller

Second Classes: Clodagh Manning & Aisling Dwyer

Third Classes: Roslyn MacDonald & Katie Kennedy

Fourth Classes: Siobhan Meade & Anne O’Reilly

Fifth Classes: Gail McNamara, Karena O’Sullivan & Edel Costigan

Sixth Classes: Agnes Fitzgerald & Una Walsh

Resource Team

Una Kelly, Anne Bermingham, Michelle Barry & Sinead Freeney


Jennie Stanford

Mairia Kenny

Emer Manton

Ashling McGreevy

Clodagh McAllister

Auxiliary Staff

Marian Maloney & Modwena McDonald -Secretaries

Michael Smith – Caretaker

Mission Statement

Scoil Phádraic Cailíní is a Catholic primary school which aims to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy and secure atmosphere where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and aesthetic needs of the pupils are identified and addressed.

While Scoil Phádraic Cailíní is a school with a Catholic ethos, it also has due recognition for all other religions.


Scoil Phádraic Cailíní will strive to bring each child closer to God through the practice and teaching of our Catholic faith in partnership with parents and Priest.


Scoil Phádraic Cailíní will promote the highest standards of academic achievement consistent with the requirements of our curriculum and the abilities of all our students.


Scoil Phádraic Cailíní will promote a spirit of co-operation, tolerance and mutual respect between individuals and groups both within our school and the community.


Scoil Phádraic Cailíní will give our children the opportunity to experience the pleasure and fulfilment of participation in structured physical activity and to make them aware of its contribution to a healthy lifestyle.


Scoil Phádraic Cailíní will endeavour to enrich the children’s experience by fostering an appreciation and enjoyment of music, dance, art and drama. To establish a friendly and cheerful atmosphere of co-operation and learning, and consideration of the welfare of others.

Scoil Phádraic Cailíní will encourage the involvement of parents through home/school contacts and through their involvement in the Parents’ Association.


Together We Learn, Together We Succeed!