Digital School of Distinction Award

Dr. Daithí Ó Murchú visited today with a view to validating our school as Cavan's first 'Digital School of Distinction'. He was most impressed and we can now proudly declare that we are a 'Digital School of Distinction'. Digital Schools of Distinction is a flagship programme which aims to promote, recognise and encourage excellence in the use of technology in primary school. The award is accredited by the Department of Education and Skills. Dr. Ó Murchú ( is a leading figure in digital learning and he was very complimentary towards the learning environment in St. Br...

Have you got Maths Eyes?

Maths Eyes
Cerys & Laura took the school camera outside to pose some Maths problems. How many fingers are there?  How many flowers is there?  What is the total amount of numbers? What shape is the bottom of Noah's Arc? What shape is this table? What time is it in digital format? How many eyes can you see? How many squares can you see?


I’m tall when I’m young and I’m short when I’m old. What am I? Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it you die. What is it? What comes down but never goes up? What has a thumb and four fingers but is not alive? What has to be broken before you can use it? What has a neck but no head? What gets wetter as it dries?