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Loreto Balbriggan
  • 21 Jun, 2024

Summer Programme

Twenty five students from various year groups took part in the Summer Programme 2024 for two weeks. The programme focuses on building confidence and connections through a variety of skills based activities. Students created art…

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Loreto Balbriggan
  • 17 Jun, 2024

New Screening in the Lark.

‘A New Destination for the Arts’ an Aidan Whelan film about Balbriggan will debut in the Lark Theatre on Friday 21st June. Please click on the QR code to access bookings.

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Loreto Balbriggan
  • 4 Jun, 2024

Summer Holidays

As the school year comes to an end  1st, 2nd and 5th year students were busy with summer exams this week. On Friday, 31st May they began their holidays. We hope that they all have…

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  • 28 May, 2024

TY Celebration Evening

On Thursday evening TY students along with their teachers, parents and guardians celebrated a wonderful year that was full of new experiences and opportunities. The students entertained the audience with a mixture of music, film…

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Loreto Balbriggan
  • 27 May, 2024

Prayer for Exams

As our 6th and 3rd year students prepare for the state exams wish them all the very and pray for calm and success.  

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Loreto Balbriggan
  • 23 May, 2024

Class of 2024

The Final Farewell   This week marked the final week in Loreto Balbriggan for our 6th years. Tuesday saw the students coming to school in fancy dress. Back Stree Boys, Giant Chickens, Sumo Wrestlers, Teletubbies,…

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  • 22 May, 2024

Junior Prizegiving

2nd year ‘Spirit Award’. This award is in memory and tribute to our dear student Rafaella Costin who passed away on the 5th of December 2021 and was awarded to Holly Fitzgerald. 3rd Year Mary…

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  • 21 May, 2024

Senior Prizegiving

  Senior Student of the Year Award: Yasmin Rasheed     Mary Ward Award: Grace El Shamy.   Senior Sports Person: Hannah McGinnis. Gael Bhratach Award. Rebecca Lyons. Senior Music Award: Ellen Gavigan.   Senior…

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About our school

We are Loreto Balbriggan.

Welcome to our website. We hope that by exploring the site you will have some sense of the spirit of our great school. Situated directly by the sea, Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan is a Catholic girls’ secondary school. In the spirit of Mary Ward we aim to develop all the abilities of our students in order that they realise their full potential and use their talents for the service of others. We also aim to encourage self-confidence and self-esteem in a happy atmosphere and structured environment. The school community, collaborating together in mutual respect, strives for holistic excellence.








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We will be taking applications for places for September 2023 from October 1st. Please click below for all relevant information

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Past Pupils Noticeboard

Loreto Balbriggan has an active community of past pupils. Please contact the school regarding any notices you wish to post on this webpage regarding reunions/activities/get-togethers etc. and we will be glad to accommodate you.

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Important Policies

We have policy documents on a wide range of matters relating to all aspects of the school. Search our compihensive policies database to find the policy you need.

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Our Campus

Situated by the sea, on a campus which boasts facilities second to none, Loreto Secondary School Balbriggan is proud of its reputation as one of the finest schools in the country. We aim to create a happy and safe environment which enriches the life of every student and creates the possibilities for her to reach her full potential. There are carefully developed and monitored systems in place to ensure that each student feels a sense of belonging and wellbeing in the school community.

The School Day

Students attend from 9.10am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 9.10 to 1.20 on a Wednesday. Students may not be absent from school or leave school early except in the case of illness or with permission obtained from the school. In the case of absence, parents/guardians must, upon their daughter's return to the school, communicate the reasons for her absence, via Compass Chronicle.

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