(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.

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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TV Advertisements in 5th Class

Mr Shevlin's fifth class had great fun creating new business products/companies. They came up with business plans and logos for their products before finally creating…

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Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas in 1st Class

Mr Fadian's 1st class have been very busy doing some fantastic art work for Christmas.  They have made cards, nativity tree decorations and snow globes.…

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Christmas Art in Ms. Egan’s Class

We have been very busy in 1st Class A doing lots of art getting into the Christmas Spirit 🎄🎅🏼       

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