News & Events

Football Team

Congratulations to the football team and their coaches Ms. McHugh and Mr. Desmond on reaching the quarter-finals in Cumann na mBunscol! 

Green Schools

After winning our 5th Green Schools Flag for Biodiversity, our new Green Schools Committee is ready to start work on a new theme - Global Citizenship-Litter and Waste. Keep up to date on our progress here.


Congratulations to Ms. Nolan and her choir who performed at Teacher's Inspire in The Helix on Friday 4th October. A wonderful evening was had by all. 

Choir will now be open to all pupils from 3rd to 6th Class. For more information, click here.


St Columba's Girls National School
Iona Road
Dublin 9

  • St.Columba's School opened its doors in October 1925.

  • Currently we have approximately 400 pupils on roll.

  • We have a Principal, fifteen classroom teachers, three Learning Support/Resource teachers and six Special Needs Assistants.

  • Our ancillary staff includes: the school Secretary, Aisling; the school Caretaker, Peter; and the school Lollipop person.

  • We offer a variety of after-school activities. These can vary but usually include ballet, drama, Irish dancing, gymnastics and short-tennis.

  • If you would like to find out more about our school, do not hesitate to contact us.

Mission Statement

Saint Columba’s National School is a Catholic primary school which strives to provide a caring, happy and secure atmosphere where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of the pupils are addressed. Parents and teachers are partners in the children’s education. We recognise that co-operation and communication between home and school and the wider school community are vital ingredients in the educational process. We all share the same aim – the well-being of the children in our care.

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“Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.”

Leonardo da Vinci

Contact Us

St Columba's National School,
Iona Road,
Dublin 9,

Tel: +353 1 830 5040

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St Columba's School, Iona Road, was established so students from all backgrounds would have a formal education that could transform their lives and positively contribute to society. Since then, we have held true to that vision because of the generosity of countless community members and businesses who share this view. Get in touch to learn more about how to support us.

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