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Céilí Mór sa Chlós

Bhí lá iontach againn i Scoil Oilibhéir inniu. Ghlac gach duine páirt san Cheilí mór sa chlós agus bhain gach éinne taitneamh as an rince agus as an gcéiliúradh. What a day of celebration we had in Scoil Oilibhéir today. The children came to school all dressed in green and ready for fun – leprechauns […]

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Ceolchoirm sa Halla

Seachtain na Gaeilge is in full swing here in Scoil Oilibhéir and today the children had the opportunity to entertain each other by performing some Irish songs and poems. We also had some Irish dancing and the highlight of the morning was when the children performed Ag Canadh sa Bháisteach and An Dreoilín. One junior […]

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Tá Seachtain na Gaeilge buailte linn i Scoil Oilibhéir agus táimid go léir ag súil go mór leis an gceiliúradh a bheidh ar siúl againn i rith na seachtaine. Seachtain na Gaeilge is upon us and the children are looking forward to a celebration of all things Irish during the week. Beidh seisiún ceoil againn […]

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Feis Success

The boys and girls of Rang 4 took to the boards in Feis Maitiú today. Over the past few weeks they, and their teacher Bn. Uí Argáin, have been busy writing a play based on the 1916 Rising. The play, entitled ‘Mo Mhac Pádraig Mac Piarais’, is all as Gaeilge and the children have worked […]

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An bhfaca tú an céilí mór?

Today’s céilí was truly a sight to behold, as every child in the school took to the yard to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Some children were concerned when they saw Mr. O’ Brien heading up on to the roof, while others worried that he was going to lead the dance moves from above! However we […]

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Tráth na gCeist sa Halla

Bhí an-spórt ag rang a sé sa halla in inniu. We have been celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge all week in school and today it was the turn of our rang a sé pupils to attend their Seisiún Cheoil sa halla. The children have been rehearsing Óró ‘Sé do Bheatha Bhaile and Trasna na dTonnta all […]

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Frásaí na Seachtaine: Nollaig Shona Duit

The festive season is in full swing in Scoil Oilibhéir. Everywhere you turn you will spot a Christmas tree, Santa hats, a shepherd or two and even the occasional donkey. Even our frásaí na seachtaine have a seasonal flavour. All children are greeting each other with: Nollaig Shona Duit Happy Christmas The reply is Gurab […]

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Frásaí na Seachtaine

This week we have been a very grumpy bunch in Scoil Oilibhéir – but only when it comes to Irish!! We are focusing on ‘angry’ phrases for out frásaí na seachtaine so do not worry if you child has been wandering around muttering “tá fearg orm!” This week’s phrases are: Tá fearg orm    I am […]

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Frásaí na Seachtaine

With the weather turning wintry, we are turning our thoughts to the cold this week in Irish. Each child will be learning or revising phrases associated with the cold weather. It would be wonderful for them to be used at home and in school. All of our pupils are learning: Tá mé fuar. I am […]

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Frásaí na Seactaine

We are always very eager to encourage our children to speak Irish in Scoil Oilibhéir, both inside and outside of the classroom. Throughout the day the teachers and children use Irish in the yard, in the hall and right throughout the school. It is amazing how much Irish the children learn in this informal manner. […]

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