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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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Hurling Final

Today was a day to remember here in Scoil Oilibhéir as our fantastic hurlers made their way to Páirc Uí Rinn to play Carrigtwohill in the Sciath na Scol Final. Seven bus loads of supporters, all decked out in the school colours, were in fine voice as they followed the team to Páirc Uí Rinn. […]

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Sciath na Scol Final

We are all looking forward to a very exciting day on Thursday next when our boys will don the blue jersey and head to Páirc Uí Rinn to take on  St. Mary’s Carrigtwohill  in the Sciath na Scol hurling final. St. Mary’s will be strong opposition but our boys have trained hard and we know […]

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First Holy Communion

There is great excitement in Second Class today as the children make their final preparations for their First Holy Communion tomorrow. For the past few weeks the children and their teachers have been very busy in the church learning their prayers and preparing for the big day. It looks like the sun will shine on […]

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Sciath na Scol Hurling

Sciath na Scol Hurling Season- The boys in the school hurling team have been training hard since their season began before Easter. They started their Sciath na Scol campaign against Rushbrooke with a comfortable win. They then took on a fancied Cloghroe team, narrowly losing out. They showed typical Scoil Oilibhéir spirit by bouncing back […]

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Trip to the Pet Farm

The children of An Droichead 2 are always on the go….and this week they paid a visit to Grenagh Pet Farm. What a wonderful time they had, petting the animals, milking the cows, playing and having a picnic together…….a great day out!!

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The Fire Engine visits Scoil Oilibhéir

The junior classes had a great treat today when the Fire Engine came to visit. The engine parked in the churchyard and our junior children were shown round by the firemen. The children had the opportunity to hold the equipment, to sit in the truck and to use the hose….such excitement! We would like to […]

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Tír na Sí

Today saw the long awaited opening of our new school library, Tír na Sí…. and what a day it was! Children and staff drew out all the stops and dressed up as their favourite characters from books so there was many a Harry Potter, Wally, Cinderella, Red Riding Hood (to name but a few!) to […]

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School Mass

The entire community of Scoil Oilibhéir congregated in St. Oliver’s Church this morning for our annual school mass. This mass has become a valued tradition in our school as we gather together to wish our Confirmandi the best for their Confirmation Day. Today’s mass was celebrated by Fr. John who, along with Fr. Damian, always […]

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Literacy Lift Off

Mrs Kinch’s Senior Infants have just finished nine weeks of Literacy Lift- Off. The children have had the opportunity to work in small groups where they developed their phonics and writing skills. At the reading stations they read two books every day and loved bringing the books home to read for their parents. They would […]

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A Busy Term Ahead

Well, it was back to school with gusto this week after the Easter break and we are looking forward to a very busy term ahead. Our sixth classes are making final preparations for their ‘big day’ on April 23rd when they will receive the sacrament of Confirmation. It is an exciting time for these boys […]

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