Scoil Mhuire is a Catholic primary school and endorses the ethos and teachings of the Catholic Church. All classes will follow the Grow in Love religion programme.  Any non-Catholic children will remain in classrooms during religion class.  They may listen and observe lessons or be provided with alternative work.

Scoil Mhuire is an inclusive school which provides education for children of all abilities, with appropriate levels of support.  Inclusion means enabling all students, where possible, to participate fully in the life and work of a mainstream setting, whatever their needs.

In Scoil Mhuire Abbeyleix we believe that-

  • God is family and so are we.
  • Táimid ag fás le chéile le grá Dé.
  • We are unique and special, God made us so.
  • Every day is a learning day.
  • Success is your best effort.


As a school community we have prioritised these values –

  • Respect
  • Kindness
  • Self-worth
  • Gratitude
  • Trust
  • Nurture
  • Learn
  • Listen
  • Perseverance
  • Praise