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Learn How To Make A St. Brigid’s Cross

Beannachtaí na Féile Bríde oraibh. Happy St. Brigid’s Day. The whole school gathered in St. Oliver’s Church today to mark this special feastday. There are many stories told about St. Brigid, but perhaps the most famous is how she fashioned rushes into a cross. These crosses are thought to keep evil, fire and hunger from […]

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Frásaí na Seachtaine

Despite today officially being the first day of Spring, we are more than aware it may take some time before we can leave the umbrellas and raincoats at home. This week in Scoil Oilibhéir we are looking at the many ways to say it is raining, while very much looking forward to describing sunny weather […]

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Snow Tubing

Last Wednesday, Ms Daly’s Fifth Class travelled to the Glen Resource Centre for a great adventure day where they got a chance to experience some snow tubing. They set off early in the morning in Mr Kelleher’s bus with Ms Daly, Mrs Conway and Mr Meade. When they got to the Glen they were greeted […]

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Basketball Blitz

A selection of pupils from 6th class reprepsented Scoil Oilibhéir in the Annual Garda Blitz at Neptune Stadium. Because of excellent results the previous year, Scoil Oilibhéir was in the top level against the best schools in the city. A difficult opening game against a very strong Beaumont tested the character of the Ollies, but […]

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Frásaí na Seachtaine

We always try to use as much Irish as possible during the day in Scoil Oilibhéir. These phrases are very useful because even though we try our very best sometimes or books and pencils can go missing! Tóg amach      Take out Níl aon ____ agam    I have no _____ Rinne mé dearmad ar mo ______.  […]

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Planning a School Garden

We had a very busy and exciting day in Seomra 24 on Friday! In the morning we attended a talk in the halla given by Ian McGrigor and Niamh Ní Dhúill, about the importance of biodiversity and school gardens. We then had the important task of spending the rest of the day working with Niamh […]

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Frásaí na Seachtaine

Over the past few days we have all been talking about the cold weather. This week in Scoil Oilibhéir we are learning how to do this in Irish. Our phrases for this week are: All classes: Tá sé ag cur sneachta.             It is snowing. Tá calóga sneachta ag titim.   Snowflakes are falling 3rd & 4th […]

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Back To School For The Parents of Rang a Dó

Our second class children are beginning a paired maths project over the next number of weeks. This will involve the children bringing home Maths games and puzzles to work on with their parents each night for a five week period. The three classes will get their turn beginning with Ms O Herlihy’s class on tomorrow […]

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Frásaí na Seachtaine

We’ve been hard at work in Scoil Oilibhéir for the past week after a wonderful Christmas break. Our Frásaí na Seachtaine this week reflect that not all members of our school community were overjoyed when the alarm clock rang early the last few mornings. Conas atá tu?   How are you? Tá brón orm.   I am […]

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Parent Memo: Extreme Weather

Recent years have seen extreme weather conditions which resulted in schools having to close. Adverse weather is predicted for January. Hopefully, the forecasters will have gotten this wrong!, but I wish to outline to you what our plan in Scoil Oilibhéir will be in the event of the weather becoming more extreme in the coming […]

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