St. Brigid's Primary School, (formerly known as Convent Primary School ) Moate was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1861. Trusteeship of the school was transferred from the Mercy Sisters to the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois on 1st February 2011. The school aims to promote the full and harmonious development of all pupils: cognitive, intellectual, physical, cultural, moral, and spiritual, including a living relationship with God and other people and promotes a Christian Philosophy of life.
Mission Statement: This is a Catholic School under the patronage of the Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnois and is committed to giving each child the opportunity to reach his / her full potential. Our school is characterised by an atmosphere of respect and concern for one another, our school, our community and the environment.