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About us

Welcome to the Sacred Heart’s website! We hope you’ll enjoy keeping up to date with all the goings on in our school!

Our school, Sacred Heart B.N.S. Ballygall, is a Roman Catholic school with over 453 boys, 23 teachers and 4  SNAs. The school is located on St. Canice’s Rd in Ballygall and caters for boys throughout the parish and the hinterlands of Glasnevin, Ballymun and Finglas. Mr. Dermot Murphy is the Principal and Mrs. Paula Brennan is the Deputy Principal.

We provide a huge variety of extra curricular activities, among them, Gaelic football, Hurling, Basketball, Cross Country, Athletics, Soccer, Chess, Table Tennis, Book Club, Art Classes, Choir and more!! The school proudly boasts three Green Flags having achieved our most recent for Water Conservation. We also operate a healthy lunches policy in the school. In the last few years year the school has enjoyed Gaelic Football titles in Croke Park and Parnell Park. The school is rightly proud of its sporting pedigree and has seen many of Dublin’s star Gaelic footballers over the last 30 years come through the classrooms of Sacred Heart before they hit the dressing rooms of Croke Park. Indeed we have seen international caps being afforded to other past pupils in soccer and in table tennis, with the curent Irish number one a past pupil and coach to our current team.

The school is well looked after by our dedicated caretaker Robbie and Elaine our wonderful, hardworking secretary is the first smiling face that greets all visitors and indeed the first-aider who will tend to your son on those occasions where a few tears may fall..

If you wish to enrol your son in our school for September 2016, September 2017, September 2018 or just to enquire then please don’t hesitiate to call in or indeed ring the school at 01 8379586. Beidh fáilte romhaibh go léir.

FOR ALL THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE SCHOOL PLEASE CLICK ON THE ‘LATEST NEWS’ HEADING ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.

RING US AT 01 8379586