(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  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

School Gallery

School News


All Ireland Rounders Breaffy GAA

Congratulations to our local Breaffy GAA rounders team that are now All- Ireland Champions. They are coached by Gráinne Fahey.

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Great Success at West Mayo Cross Country

Our school has great success in Ballyvary recently at the West Mayo Cross Country - 23 medals (5 individuals and 3 teams. Well done and…

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Rang 6 Graduation Celebration

We are very grateful to our Parents’ Assoc and to Fiachra Moran - Carra Catering who pulled out all the stops last night for our…

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