Registered Charity Number: 20016166


Saint Patrick’s Boys’ National School, Donabate

St. Patrick’s Boys’ National School, Portrane Rd., Donabate

Principal: Brian Horan

Tel: 8436168

Fax: 8436168


Scoil Phadraic Cailiní (Girl’s School)

Ciara Greene (Principal)

Scoil Phadraic Cailiní,Portrane Road, Donabate, Co Dublin.

Phone 01-8436201

Fax: 8435412


Scoil Phadraic Cailiní is an all girls primary school located in the parish of Donabate in North County Dublin. It is a Catholic School under the patronage of the Archbishop of Dublin.


At present Scoil Phadraic Cailíní has approximately 430 students, a teaching staff of 19 and further ancillary staff including two secretaries, a caretaker and classroom assistants. The school principal is Margaret O Neill.

The school endeavours to create a warm, safe secure environment for all the children. This is achieved through the efforts of the teaching staff as well as the development of appropriate links between home, school and community.

Donabate Portrane Educate Together

Ballisk Common, off Portrane Road, Donabate.

(Situated  just behind the Credit Union)

Teaching Principal: Maeve Corish

Tel: 01 843 4573

DPETNS was established in September 2002, with 31 children from Infants to First Class.

The school is under the patronage of Educate Together and the school ethos is ‘no child is an outsider’. DEPTNS is  a child centred, multidenominational, co-educational primary school with a great degree of parental involvement at school and management level.

Further details from:

School Secretaries Lynda Drysdale

Angela McGettrick

Office:  843 4573            

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