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St. Oliver’s Church 25th Anniversary

This weekend marks a very special anniversary for the community of Ballyvolane & Dublin Hill. It is twenty five years since the opening of St. Oliver’s Church. Scoil Oilibhéir has always had a very close relationship with the Church and the priests of the parish. Indeed, many will remember that, before the Church was built, […]

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Cuairt an Árd Mhaora 2017

Scoil Oilibhéir was delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald, to the school this morning. It has long been a tradition that the Lord Mayor visit Cork schools and it is always an exciting and historic occasion. The Lord Mayor  and Lady Mayoress were given a warm Scoil Oilibhéir welcome by all […]

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Ar Ais Ar Scoil Arís

This morning was a very busy one in many homes in Ballyvolane as children, parents and teachers made their way to the gates of Scoil Oilibhéir to begin the new school year. It was wonderful to see the children so rested after the long summer holidays and all were eager to catch up with their […]

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Speech and Drama

Many of our children have had the wonderful experience of participating in after school Speech and Drama classes with Mrs Miriam Daly. Mrs Daly has worked with our children here in Scoil Oilibhéir for over 25 years and her classes have always been very popular. The end of year Speech and Drama concert has always […]

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May Procession

The May celebration of Our Lady has long been a tradition in our school. Today we gathered in the school yard and around the grotto for our annual May Procession. We were delighted that so many parents and members of the community could join us for our prayers and songs. Our First Communicants, still excited […]

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Poly Tunnel News

Summer has come in earnest to Scoil Oilibhéir. Our ‘green fingered’ students are delighted to see the fruits of their labour in the poly tunnel. We have peas, mange tout, squash, potatoes, tomatoes, lettuce, rocket, strawberries, onions, basil and parsley in abundance. We also have sunflowers grown from seed and the students have planted these […]

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Fairy Doors from St. Aidan’s

Pupils from St.Aidan’s Transition year woodwork class visited us today with more Bird houses and Fairy doors that they created for an Eco Project. The Bird Boxes that they have put up on our fairy trail have been up-cycled from old wood, bottle tops, leftover paint, cans, plastic paint etc. These students have qualified for […]

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A Special Visitor

The children from An Droichead joined in with the children of Ms Bowe’s second class today and listened to retired Garda Bowe speaking about his life as a Garda. He explained all about his uniform , the type of work he did when he was a Garda and even had a pair of handcuffs for […]

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Easter Concert

Our Easter Concert, featuring Junior Infants, Third Classes, School Band and School Choir, will take place on Thursday next April 6th. The children are practising daily and look forward to entertaining you all. Tickets are available in the school office. Adults 5 euro ;  Children 3 euro.

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Nurse Abbie comes to visit

Nurse Abbie Drinan, a past pupil of Scoil Oilibhéir, came to talk to 4th class today. Children from An Droichead joined the class for the talk. Nurse Abbie  explained some basic surgical procedures and showed the children how to correctly clean a blood wound and how to apply a bandage. She also took the children’s […]

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