Scoil Mhuire Mount Sackville, Dublin

Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny

(01) 82 13105

Tower Road, Chapelizod, Dublin 20, D20 HX04

09:20 - 15:00

Monday to Friday

(01) 82 13105

Tower Road, Chapelizod, Dublin 20, D20 HX04

09:20 - 15:00

Monday to Friday

Active School Flag

Our Active School Committee 2023/24


We love using sports equipment at playtime! Every class has lots to choose from!

Hover Box Element

We love to be active at yard time! Sports equipment is on hand for all our classes to enjoy.

Table Tennis Take Over 2023

In September, we enjoyed ‘Table Tennis Takeover’ time!

Upcoming Active Event…. Active Halloween!

Active Schools 2022/23

In November our Active School Committee was established.

Our active school flag committee’s first role was to run a slogan competition. The winning slogan was;

“We’re sporty, we’re cool. We’re Mount Sackville school”

Climb the Heights Skipping Challenge

The girls dusted off their skipping ropes on January 27th to take part in a whole school challenge. They even did jumping jacks too reaching all sorts of peaks including Ben Nevis!

Feel Good Friday Dance Day

Ms Donohoe organised a Pump Up The Volume dance challenge for the school on February 24th. Everyone had a blast and danced their socks off!

Pump Up The Volume Challenge

Table Tennis Takeover

Throughout the day on April 28th, all the pupils of Scoil Mhuire got to play table tennis. We would like to extend a huge thank you to the Active School  Flag programme for gifting the school with table tennis sets. The girls loved it!

Ireland Hockey Star Sarah Hawkshaw Visits Scoil Mhuire

Sarah Hawshaw returned to her old school campus and called in to Scoil Mhuire. She is an inspiration to many of our pupils & our Leinster Champions from Sixth Class even got a photo with her.



Active School Week

Ms Donohoe put together a fantastic activity-packed week which took place from the 21st to 26th of May.

Each day had a theme and a challenge to try out.

Monday- Soccer

Castleknock Celtic FC came in to do sessions with each class & in the afternoon the ‘Teachers Vs Pupils’ penalty shoot out took place.
Tuesday Thursday, our ‘Sports for All’ day took place.

Tuesday- Cycling Day/ Sarah Hawkshaw visit

Everyone could bring in their bikes and scooters (and helmets of course) to use in the yard.

Hockey superstar Sarah Hawkshaw visited the pupils in the hall and signed autographs as well as imparting her advice to our pupils for playing hockey.

Wednesday- Handball

A coach came in from the GAA to teach all the pupils how to play handball!

Thursday- Sports Day

Sports Day 2023

Friday- Dance Day

Every class got to perform a dance they had been working on in the run up to this event. Check out our Twitter feed to see the results!

We all did Rock the Boat in the yard to round out the day.


Fingal Athletics

The senior classes trained two to three times a week during lunch in preparation for the race meets in Porterstown and Santry.

The early meets took place on the 7th & 21st of March.

The final meet in Santry took place on 26th April.


Soccer World Cup!

The Sixth Class have just finished the Soccer World Cup tournament. The winners were… China!🏆

What a great way to end the year for our most senior class.

The winning team is pictured below with our principal; Ms Caragh Sugrue & Ms Donohoe, who is our Active School coordinator.

Active School Everyday

  • In Scoil Mhuire the pupils keep active daily.
    The Active School Committee make sure equipment baskets are organised and taken to and from the yard on a rota for break time.
  • Regularly upbeat music is played during yard times so that pupils can have an impromptu dance party!
  • The Active Walkway is used by all classes through the variety of ways Active Schools have suggested.
    The whole school made sure to make use of it on Active Walkway Day. (31st March)
  • Fifth & Sixth class took part in Marathon Kids at the beginning of the year & many classes did the  Daily Mile.
  • The Twelve Days of Fitness challenge was undertaken in December.
  • The Active Break a Day Challenge was taken on in June.

Community Links

Active School – Community Links

At Scoil Mhuire we actively encourage our students to participate in local community clubs for leisure and on a competitive level.  

Our students have a very diverse range of sporting interests. We’re sporty, we’re cool, We’re Mount Sackville School!










Indian Classical Dance:


Irish Dancing:

Bolton School of Irish Dancing

Geraldine Corrigan

Corrigan School of Irish Dancing – 0872749759




GAA Clubs:







Sheila Carrol Hockey – 0876353003


Martial Arts:


Roller Skating:









Water Polo:

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