Seachtain na Gaeilge Fun & Lá Glas

We had a fabulous time in school over the last week celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge. The boys and girls completed many fun and exciting activities in their classes and together as a whole school to celebrate the Irish language and Irish traditions.

We hope you all have a lovely St Patrick’s Day weekend with your family and friends.

Click on the image to see some photos of our celebrations.

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Dear Parents,

Seachtain na Gaeilge

We are currently preparing for Seachtain na Gaeilge  (Irish Language week) in our school and there are lots of lovely things happening for the children.

Children are learning additional songs, poems and dances as Gaeilge and we have had a focus on Gaeilge in assembly. We are making a big effort to speak more Irish to each other – I’m sure your child can teach you some phrases!

The children are busy playing games, singing and making art to celebrate ‘Seachtain na Gaeilge’ and the school is decorated with beautiful creative pieces.

We will enjoy some traditional Irish Music from a Banna Ceol (Band) on … more »

Parent Classes

At Mary, Mother of Hope Schools, we strive to work together with parents to ensure that the children in our care experience the best possible experience during their time in our school.

One way of achieving this is by developing strong links between school and home. With the support of City of Dublin Education Training Board (CDETB) we hold parent classes to help welcome and involve parents in school life.

If you are interested in joining any of our classes please contact the office at

Jewellery Making Class – Tuesday 11.30-1.30

Yoga Class – Thursday 9.00-10.30

Flower Arranging Class – Thursday 12.00 – 1.30/2.00

Classes are suitable … more »

Christmas Message

Christmas DecorationsThe singing has begun, and preparations are now well underway for our Christmas events. I have attached the schedule to this message again for your attention. Below is some further information about activities we have planned in the coming weeks.

Christmas Cards

Your child will bring home their personal Christmas cards today. If you wish to purchase the cards please make the payment via Aladdin. The cards cost €8 per pack and raise valuable funds for the school. If any changes need to be made to the spelling on your child’s card please note that on the payment or … more »

Welcome Back to School – September 2022

Welcome Back to School

Good afternoon everyone,

We are really looking forward to welcoming everyone back to school on Thursday, September 1st and very excited about meeting our Junior Infants when they visit school for the first time on Wednesday.

We will welcome Senior Infants, 1st and 2nd Class children at 8.50 on Thursday and Junior Infants will start at 10.00 that day.

Junior Infants will go home at 12.00 on Thursday, Senior Infants at 1.30 and 1st and 2nd Class children at 2.30.

All children should be dropped at the gate of the Junior School and encouraged to walk … more »

Enrolment for September 2023

Please follow the steps below to complete your application.

Enrolment 2023 – Steps to follow

  1. Download and read Admissions Policy, Admissions Statement & Catchment Area carefully. They are available on
  2. Please note that children applying for places in Junior Infants 2023 must be 4 before June 1st 2023
  3. Download relevant application form from
  4. Email completed form to or post to the address below
  5. Post original Birth Certificate to:
    Admissions, Mary Mother of Hope JNS, St Charles Houben Building, Littlepace, Dublin 15, D15 TA49
    This will be copied and returned to you.
  6. Utility bills as proof of address can be posted or emailed … more »

Return to School September 1st 2021

Back to School

Preparations for the start of the new school year on Wednesday are now complete and we are really looking forward to seeing everybody. Please see below the relevant policies and procedures in place to keep everyone as safe as possible once school reopens. We look forward to the cooperation of all members of the school community over the coming weeks in ensuring everyone’s safety.