(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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School News


First Confessions in Breaffy Church

Both second classes celebrated their First Confession tonight in Breaffy Church with Fr Dixy Faber. Both classes were prepared by Ms O Shea & Ms…

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Parents ‘ Assoc support Mayo Autism Group

Our Parents’ Assoc raised €500 for Mayo Autism Group from our Christmas Jumper Day. Pictured is Caroline Sweeney and Dawn O Brien from our Parents’…

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Great Success at West Mayo Scór Finals

Pupils in our school did themselves and their families very proud winning the Grúpa Ceoil, Ballad Group and Recitation. We also participated in the Amhraíocht…

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