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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Burren Field Trip

On Monday, 24 October, a large group of almost forty enthusiastic geography students from fifth year and 2A headed west to the Burren for the annual compulsory field study.

Enjoying bright sunshine all day long […]

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BT Young Scientist 2017

Five projects from Our Lady’s Bower have qualified to compete in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS in Dublin, from 11-14 January 2017.  A total of 2091 submissions were received so […]

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European Languages Day

European Languages Day was celebrated in the Bower by a weeklong series of events involving posters, poems and a screening of a recent French cinema success La Famille Bélier. Anna Lynam, Sarah Talbot, Helga […]

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Buns for Haiti Great Success

On Wednesday, 19 October the TY students in the Bower held a cake sale to raise funds for the hurricane hit island of Haiti. This venture raised €451 which will be sent to LSU […]

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

Meet the Team



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

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

Check out  our prospectus online

Online Prospectus