First Day of School 2019

By James Reynolds

Don’t forget to pick up your copy of The Echo tomorrow (Thursday, September 5) to see our First Day of School special, featuring photographs from schools across local communities.

Our photographers went to 44 local schools and you can see all the images in Thursday’s Echo.

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The following is a list of schools which will appear in our annual First Day of School feature.


Gaelscoil na Giuise, Firhouse

Cnoc Mhuire, Knockmore

Holy Rosary, Ballycragh

Solais Chriost, Belgard

St Mary’s, Bancroft

St Anne’s, Fettercairn

Sacred Heart, Killinarden

Scoil Chaitlin Maude, Killinarden

Scoil Aonghusa, Balrothery

Scoil Iosa, Tymon North

Scoil Santain, Tallaght

St Martin de Porres, Aylesbury

Scoil Maelruain, Old Bawn

Bishop Shanahan, Templeogue

Citywest and Saggart National School

Citywest Educate Together

Scoil Aoife, Citywest

St Kilian’s, Kingswood

St Thomas’, Jobstown

St Dominics’s

St Mary’s, Saggart

Scoil Carmel

St Mark’s jns Springfield

St Martin’s, Brittas

Glenasmole NS

Holy Family, Rathcoole

St Kevin’s Boys, Kilnamanagh

St Kevin’s Girls, Kilnamanagh



Scoil Aine, Clondalkin

Gaelscoil Chluain Dolcain       

Scoil Mhuire, Clondalkin

St Louise’s, Ballyfermot

St Michael’s, Ballyfermot

St Gabriel’s, Ballyfermot

St Raphael’s, Ballyfermot

Gaelscoil na Camogie, Clondalkin

St Finian’s, Newcastle

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St Bernadette’s, Quarryvale

St Ultan’s, Ballyfermot

Scoil Nano Nagle, Clondalkin

Lucan Educate Together

St Mary’s, Rowlagh

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There are a range of prices and sizes available:

Digital copy €10 per pic

6x4 €6.00 (€3 per additional copy)

7x5 €11.00 (€5 per additional copy)

8x6 €16.00 (€8 per additional copy)

Standard photo print A4 €25.00 (€12.50 per additional copy)

Laminated photo A4 €35.00 (€17.50 per additional copy)

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