Drimnagh Castle History

When Rudolph 1, the founder of the Hapsburg Dynasty, came to the throne in Germany in 1273 and when the Ottoman Empire was founded in 1299 Drimnagh Castle was already a home. The first state recorded owner of Drimnagh Castle was Hugh de Barnewall who was of an Anglo-Norman family and came to Ireland in…

The importance of trees

On Monday 20th of April we had a visitor to our school. Mr. Russell from the U.K was cycling from London through Cardiff, Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh and back to London. In each city he visited 3 schools and planted a tree in each one. Drimnagh Castle was chosen by Dublin City Council as one of…

Important Dates for 2018

We have finalised the dates for the Confirmation and the Communion this school year. The Confirmation will be held on Thursday the 15th of March at 11:30 and the Communion will be held on Saturday the 26th of May at 11:30. Both celebrations will be held in the Church of the Assumption, Walkinstown. We look forward to…

SCHOOL BOOKLISTS

Below you will find a link to class booklists which are in the parents section of our website. The school will re-open on Thursday 31st of August at 9:05am for classes 3rd-6th and on the same day at 10:00am in the hall for the 2nd classes. Enjoy the remainder of the holidays and see you…

School of The Year

On Friday the 10th of March, Cumann na mBunscol Naisiunta held their flagship annual awards night sponsored by Cornmarket in the Killyhevlin Hotel in Enniskillen in Co. Fermanagh. This event recognises the contributions made by teachers from the entire island of Ireland to the Promotion of Gaelic Games. This year, Drimnagh Castle decided to enter the…

Digital Schools Award

The School is delighted to announce that we have received the prestigious Digital School of Distinction Award, which is a Department of Education and Skills flagship award programme which promotes, recognises and encourages best practice use of technology in primary schools. The award recognises the schools digital culture and use of technology to enhance our…

10 @ 10!

On the 10th of February 2017 at 10am, Operation transformation challenged every school in Ireland to do the 10 at 10 so of course we didn’t hesitate. Every class in Drimnagh Castle came out to our yard and done loads of exercise for 10 minutes. We performed jumping jacks, dabs, press ups, planks, high knees…