Our Lady’s Bower places emphasis on high scholastic achievement

yet equal provision is given to the personal and spiritual development of all our students.

Our motto “Each for all and all for God


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Global Goals Remain Top of Agenda

 Students from second year and TY welcomed a representative from UNICEF to the Bower on Friday, 23 September to celebrate another year of the World’s Largest Lesson. This event is aimed at getting as […]

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Westmeath Schools Cross Country

Well done to the thirty two athletes who represented the Bower at the Westmeath Schools Cross Country in Belvedere House, Mullingar on Wednesday, 28 September. Many of the girls had personal bests and were […]

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Connacht Hockey Squads

Congratulations to fifth year Aoife Healy who has been invited to join the Connacht U18 hockey squad for the upcoming interpros. Aoife plays hockey with the school and with Athlone Hockey Club, and was […]

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European Languages Day

This year European Languages Day, Monday 26 September was celebrated in the Bower by a series of competitions for junior and senior students. Juniors were tasked with drawing posters to celebrate either the diversity […]

Ms. Anne Beades
Ms. Anne BeadesDeputy Principal
Mr. Noel Casey
Mr. Noel CaseyPrincipal
Ms. Annette Craven
Ms. Annette Craven1st Year Head

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Junior Cycle, Senior Cycle, AEN, TY, Career Guidance, Religious Educations
Our school excels in the personal development of its students in academic studies, sports and the Arts. Our Lady’s Bower places firm emphasis on high scholastic achievement, yet equal provision is given to personal development

Transition Year

Musical, Drama, Junk Kouture, Scifest, First Aid, Young Scientist, Young Social Innovators
Our programme aims to promote the holistic development of our students and to prepare them for their role as responsible members of society. It is designed to provide pupils with the opportunity to discover their own talents


At Our Lady’s Bower the prime mission is to ensure that every student will reach her full potential
The guidance counsellor ensures that from her early days in the school students are advised on third level entry requirements. Students who may be experiencing personal difficulties may also avail of counselling on a confidential basis.

Parents Area


Information on School Uniform and PE Uniform

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Book List

Books required for various subjects at all levels

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Important Dates for School Term, Meetings, Exams

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Curriculum – Core Subjects and Optional Subjects

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Further Information

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The Sunday Times, 30th August 2015, identified Our Lady’s Bower as the top feeder school (non-fee paying) outside of Dublin to universities with 98.9% of the girls from the 2015 class in third level.

Our Lady’s Bower ranked in the top 50 schools out of 400, the only Westmeath school to make the top 50.

Over 10% of the girls in the class of 2015 were awarded scholarships to Irish universities.

We invite you to explore Our Lady’s Bower

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