About Scoil Bhríde Midleton

Scoil Bhríde Midleton, has a co-educational enrolment for boys and girls in Junior and Senior Infant classes, while having girls enrolled from 1st – 6th classes.  Our roll number is 00512D. At present the school is in two separate buildings on the same site. The Junior building accommodates the Junior and Senior Infants, boys and girls, and their ancillary staff, SETs and English as an Additional Language Teachers (EAL). The Senior building accommodates the remainder of the pupils i.e. from First to Sixth Class along with their ancillary staff. 

Both buildings have access to our full sized gym, computer room, music room, library and sensory break room

Our Cuisle Centre for pupils with ASD needs is currently based in both buildings.  Pupils enrolled in this setting have access to all the facilities above, as well as dedicated function and sensory rooms.

Our facilities


Computer Room


School Band

Music Room

Activity Room

Nature Heroes



Student Council

Board Games Club

Lots more!

Meet the team

The Staff of Scoil Bhríde Midleton

Aisling Mackessy

6th Class

Emma Roche 

6th Class

Karen Pender

5th Class

Bairbre Diamond

5th Class

Katie Geary

4th Class

Clíodhna Halley

3rd Class

Siobhán Hyde

2nd Class

Shirley Healy 

2nd Class

Caroline Smith

1st Class

Jean Rooney

Senior Infants

Sinéad Barry

Senior Infants

Samantha Cooney

Senior Infants

Annette Moynihan

Junior Infants

Ciara Fenton Toms

Junior Infants

Julienne Rea

Early Intervention Cuisle Class 

Lisa Mullins

Early Intervention Cuisle Class

Valerie Casey

Junior Infant Cuisle Class

Christine Daly

Senior Infant Cuisle Class

Kathryn Walsh

Seniors, 1st  and 2nd Cuisle Class  

Christine Daly

5th and 6th Cuisle Class 

Special Education Teachers (SET)
  • Ms. Noelle Scanlon
  • Ms. Deborah O’Callaghan
  • Ms. Mary Barry
  • Ms. Derval McCarthy and Ann Smith
  • Ms. Joanne O’Keeffe & Ms. Máire Kiely
  • Ms. Niamh Kelliher
  • Ms. Mary O’Reilly
  • Ms. Fiona Barry & Ms. Laura Byrne
  • Ms. Mary Clare Moriarty
Special Needs Assistants (SNAs)
  • Anne Swayne /Eimear Sim (Job Sharing)
  • Martina Harpur
  • Loretta Scanlon
  • Debbie Butler
  • Jenny Kelleher
  • Mary Rabbitte
  • Pauline Casey
  • Yulia Hurley
  • Susan Murphy
  • Finola O’Riordan
  • Marta Pons Munoz
  • Susan Lehane
  • Evelyn Madigan
  • Andrea Walsh
Ancillary staff

Secretary: Gillian O’Mahony
Caretaker: Mark Coughlan
Bus Escorts: Carol O’Regan, Ann O’Brien, Helen Coffey, Kay Ryan, Annette Hoyne & Sylvia O’Connor
Cleaning Staff: Carol O’Regan, Ann O’Brien

Board of Management

The present Board of Management came into operation in December 2023. It comprises the following:

Mr. Pat Fitzgerald (Bishop’s nominee, Chairperson);
Rev John Ryan C.C. (Bishop’s nominee);
Ms. Vanessa O’Keeffe (Parents’ Representative);
Mr. Barry Curtin (Parents’ Representative Treasurer);
Ms. Síle Stack (Community Representative);
Sr. Carmel O’Flynn (Community Representative);
Ms. Karen Pender (Staff Representative);
Séamus O’Connor (Príomh Oide, Scoil Bhríde).

Short History of Scoil Bhríde Midleton  

(Presentation Primary School, Midleton/)

Presentation Convent Midleton was founded by the untiring efforts of Fr. Stephen Coppinger, a member of a prominent Midleton family. On April 29th 1834, three sisters arrived in Midleton from the North Presentation convent, Cork. The annals that relate the several poor children accompanied the Sisters to Midleton, where they were hospitably received and put up for the night, they returned to Cork the next day. 

On May 12th 1834, the sisters opened their school for the children of Midleton and great numbers turned out. During the awful years of the Great Famine the sisters from their meagre resources and with the help of contributions from benefactors provided daily meals for over 200 children.

By 1850 there were seven hundred pupils and twenty nine sisters in the school. In 1852 the foundation stone for a new building was laid. In 1961 the Infant School (Rosary Place) was built. 

In 1978 our current Junior School was built on the site known locally as the Dean’s field.

In 1984 the hall was built on the same site. The hall was funded by the Presentation Sisters and by local fundraising.

In 2009 the Senior School was built.




Ashlin Road, Castleredmond, Midleton, Co. Cork, P25 R248


(021) 463 1593

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