North Monastery

Primary School

Fáilte go dtí An Mhainistir Thuaidh!
Welcome to the North Monastery website.

We are a boys’ school who look forward to meeting the needs and development potential of all our pupils. Our founder, Edmund Rice, believed all pupils have talents and abilities which should be nurtured in a caring, happy and Christian environment.

Today we continue this noble tradition.

Carl O’Brien – School’s Principal

School News

Sciath na Scol Football 2018

The Sciath na Scol campaign has kicked off and the Mon boys are doing very well so far. We played four games and have won three of them. The last match was a titanic battle and we should have won it but........ we are now in the semi-final and raring to go. We wish...

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Cake Sale 2018

The Parents' Association Cake Sale was a huge success again this year with €375 raised. Great credit is due to the generous parents who donated buns and cakes for the sale; without you things would be be very different!! Thanks a million for all that you have done for...

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Lord Mayor – Visit 2018

On Friday, October 5th the current Lord Mayor, Mick Finn visited our school. We gave him a huge welcome in true Mon fashion. Our second classes gave him a guard of honour on the way into school and the Sciath na Scol team welcomed him into the hall. the Grúpa Ceoil...

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11th Oct – Cooking/Baking classes for adults start.

19th Oct – Sponsored Walk. Boys going home @ 12:00pm. Teachers’ Inservice in the afternoon.

23rd Oct – 3rd class visit to Blackpool Library to meet puppeteer,, Aaron Towers @ 9:30am.

24th Oct – 2nd classes visit Blackpool Library to meet author Valerie Sheehan @ 11:00am.

25th Nov – School closes at 12:00pm in honour of Lord Mayor’s Office.

26th Oct – School closed due to Presidential Election.

29th Oct – 2nd Nov – Mid Term Break.

23rd Nov – Parents’ Association Bag Packing in Dunne’s Store in Blackpool: 5:00pm to  9:00pm.

24th Nov- Parents’ Association Bag Packing in Dunne’s Store in Blackpool: 10:00am to 6:00pm.

21st Dec – School closes @12:00pm for Christmas holidays.

School Calendar

2018 – 2019

First Term

30 Aug | School Opens
29 Oct – 2 Nov | Mid-Term Break
20 Nov – 22 Nov | Parent/Teacher Meeting
21 Dec – 6 Jan | Christmas Holidays

Second Term

7 Jan | School Reopens
18 Feb – 22 Feb | Mid-Term Break
15 – 18 Mar | St. Patrick’s Weekend(closed)
12 – 28 Apr | Easter Holidays

Third Term

29 Apr | School Reopens
6 May  | May Bank Holiday (closed)

3 Jun | June Bank Holiday (closed)
28 Jun | Summer Holidays

Have a look at our school premises.



Scoil Mhuire Fatima,

North Monastery Primary School.
North Monastery Road,


+353 (0)21 4303481
+353 (0)21 4305020

HSCL – Mick Dowling   086 7250294





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