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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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Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny made an early appearance in Scoil Oilibhéir this week….. he is obviously a very busy bunny these days!! The Junior Infants got a wonderful surprise when they went out to find that the bunny had scattered eggs around the garden. What fun for the children as they searched for chocolate treasure…… and, […]

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School Council

Our Student Council in Scoil Oilibheir is made up of 6 boys and 6 girls from our 5th and 6th classes. They were elected by their classmates following an election campaign within each class. The council are the voice of the pupils in our school. They meet regularly to discuss school affairs and to put […]

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Easter Raffle

There was great excitement in Scoil Oilibhéir this morning as the children awaited our monster raffle. The Friends of Scoil Oilibhéir were very busy getting everything organised before the classes came to the halla for the draw. The children waited with bated breath as Mr O’Driscoll showed them the big box of tickets…the children had […]

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Recycling Projects

Senior Infants have been taking recycling very seriously of late. They worked with their parents to make some fantastic constructions with recyclable materials. They took inspiration from their reading scheme Big Box Adventures. Well done boys and girls…we are very impressed!

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Easter Concert

There was great excitement in school today as the children of Ranganna 3, Ranganna 1, the school choir and the school band all took to the stage to perform for their families and friends. Some of our very talented children also recited poems and sang solos. Every performance was outstanding and the wonderful music was […]

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Monster Easter Raffle

As is the tradition in Scoil Oilibhéir the FOSO be hold a monster raffle at Eastertime. This is our main fundraiser for the year and all monies raised will be used to enhance the educational experiences of our children. A big ‘thank you’  to everyone who has already bought tickets…… more available from school if […]

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Easter Concert

As the Easter break draws near so too does our annual Easter Concert. This year the concert will feature   Ranganna 1, Ranganna 3, School Choir and School Band. The children have been rehearsing and they are really looking forward to entertaining you all on Thursday 22nd. Tickets are selling fast but there are still some […]

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