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Gaelscoil Laighean

Info for Parents

A new school in Blackrock! An Foras Pátrúnachta are opening a new multi-denominational Gaelscoil in September 2019, offering parents a great new choice. See further information below.

Why choose a new Gaelscoil?


Our school will open on Kill Lane, Deansgrange this September.
The permanent location will be confirmed by the Dept. of Education in September 2019.

Our staff

We are delighted to have Príomhoide Aoife appointed as Principal and Múinteoir Caitríona who will be working as our second teacher. Their extensive experience and love of Irish culture will be a great asset to the school.
The school will open with one Junior infants class only under Aoife and Caitríona. This means an extremely low pupil teacher ratio – a hugely valuable resource for your child as they begin their journey with us.

Registration for 2019

Late registration is now open for Junior Infants 2019 only. Therefore, registration for later years will open after Halloween 2019.
1. Our enrolment policy (bilingual) is available here.
2. The registration form (bilingual) is available here.
Email all registration forms to:
We hope to be able to cater for everyone who would like a place but cannot guarantee this. However, we do not use a catchment area.


See detailed information on our FAQ page here. However, if you can’t find an answer to what you’re looking for, just send us an email via the address below.

Next Meeting

Details of our next meeting will be emailed directly to 2019 parents.

Our school

Gaelscoil Laighean school is co-educational, multi-denominational and Irish-medium. We will grow to 8 classes, one of each class group. Everyone is welcome. Everyone is equal. A Gaelscoil4all! We’re delighted to be adding to a vibrant Irish language community in South Dublin, one of the only areas in Ireland to offer Irish-medium education from pre-school to post-grad!

Above all, the happiness off our students comes first.

Latest update

The latest school update is available here. Also, parents who have accepted places for 2019 will receive regular updates directly via email.


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You can contact us by email via or call us in the Maynooth office on 01-6294110.