(094) 902 4699


Breaffy Road,

Castlebar, Co. Mayo, F23WF99

A Busy Progressive School

"Education is not the filling of a pail,

but the lighting of a fire."


Mol an Óige agus tiocfaidh sí

Praise youth and it flourishes.

If you wish to view our school or make an admission enquiry during the summer holidays  please do not hesitate to contact the principal at 087 6248549 or principal@breaffyns.ie.

The Principal , Seoirse O Morain will arrange to meet you to show you our facilities and share admission information with you.

Our Mission

Fáilte on bPriomh-Oide / Principal’s welcome

I welcome you to Breaffy National School, Breaffy, Castlebar and express the hope that this website will provide you with important information about our school.

A number of core principles and values determine the ethos, spirit and practices in our school, as follows:

We are a Catholic school. We are an inclusive school  more info


In Breaffy N.S., we feel that Physical Education is a very important part of our curriculum, as it contributes to the overall well balanced, harmonious development of our children.  more info


Our BOM has recently approved an ICT Plan with priorities for the current year and the next four years. The main priorities for this year are more info

Ceol , Cultúr , Drámaíocht agus na h-Ealaíona

Breaffy National School is renowned for its music. All the children are exposed to a rich and diverse range of music that serves them well for their entire lives. Read More

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School News

6th Class Big Screen Graduation

We were delighted to host our outdoor graduation yesterday in Breaffy House Hotel Carpark. The event was a huge success with a celebration of pupils…

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Mr. Moran & Mr. Canny’s 6th Class Art Project

Last week Mr. Moran and Mr. Canny’s sixth classes participated in an exciting Art project which produced some brilliant results. Their project was based on…

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Natural Leafy Art Work Montage 3rd Class

Lovely Art work based on natural elements from Ms Nestor’s Class during lockdown . Well done ! A lovely montage.

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