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    Scoil Oilibhéir is a large co-educational primary school situated in Ballyvolane, a northern suburb of Cork City.

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Basketball Ireland

Scoil Oilibhéir has a long history of producing quality basketball players such as Shane Coughlan, Roy Downey and Jordan Blount. Wednesday December 12th, saw some of our senior pupils follow in their footsteps by taking to the court at the National Basketball Arena in Dublin. Along with our friends in Neptune Basketball Club, the children […]

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Scoil Oilibheir Visiting Nursing homes

Below is a link to the official footage of Mr Brosnan and his class visiting the nursing homes with our initiative co-ordinator Mrs Kelly, our guitarist Mr O’Driscoll and Mrs Sheehan. Well done to all of the children and families involved- your kindness was greatly appreciated by the residents and care workers as you can […]

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Visiting the Elderly

The boys and girls from Mr Brosnan’s 5th class visited nursing homes last Wednesday as part of Mrs Kelly’s annual Christmas Cart Initiative with Red FM. The Red Patrollers came to say hello to Mr Brosnan’s and Mrs Kelly’s classes before escorting the children to the Red FM bus. Rang 5 were waved off by […]

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Science Week

Science Week came to Scoil Oilibhéir with a bang…literally! Children took part in a variety of experiments in the halla that emphasised the scientific language and skills of observing, predicting, questioning, investigating and showing results. Our budding scientists, i.e. The Student Council, led the way by conducting themselves impeccably as they demonstrated each experiment with […]

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Skip Hop

The children in Scoil Oilibheir had a wonderful time skipping and hopping with Lee Collins (Skip Hop) It was fantastic to see all the children from 1st-6th Class take part in this event. Many complicated skip routines were taught and the children picked these up with great enjoyment and ease. It was also a treat […]

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Having fun in Senior Infants

Over the last few weeks Ms O’Mahony’s Senior Infants have been having great fun in school. We have been sharing our favourite books with the class, taking trips to Tír na Sí (the lovely library) and dressing up in our brilliant new Aistear Room. We really enjoyed doing some autumn art and chilling out for […]

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Amber Day

Our annual Friendship Week has begun here in Scoil Oilibhéir and this year, the boys and girls are doing something extra special to kick off their week. Our pupils and their teachers wore Amber today to promote positive mental health and to celebrate the importance of friendship. Throughout the week, each class will have the […]

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Senior Infant Projects

The children in Mrs O Bric’s Senior Infants have been very busy in school and at home this term. Once a term they have a project to do at home. This is a construction, Art and Oral language project. With their parents, they produced brilliant musical instruments this term. Ranging from home made banjos, violins, […]

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Maths Week

It is Maths Week in Scoil Oilibhéir and the children have been busy taking part in maths games and problem solving activities all week in the halla. The pupils have been using their ‘maths eyes’ throughout the school day, taking measurements of their surroundings and going on maths trails with their teachers. Well done boys […]

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Positivity Posters in Rang 2

The boys and girls in Rang 2 have been busy making colourful posters for their Positivity Wall. They have been creating slogans to remind each and every visitor to our corridor that they’re special and unique and that they’re always welcome in Rang 2!

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