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Banna Cheoil na Scoile

Our school band was busy today polishing the  final notes before they go busking to Blackpool SC in the morning. Jingle Bells and Rudolph rang out in the halla today as they had their last rehearsal. We would love to see as many of you as possible in Blackpool tomorrow to support, and enjoy, our […]

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Christmas Carol Service

The annual Scoil Oilibhéir Carol Service always marks the beginning of the Christmas celebrations in the school. This year the Carol Service takes place on tomorrow night, December 14th at 7pm in St Oliver’s Church. We are looking forward to some  wonderful festive music from local choirs and, of course, from our own pupils. The […]

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Visit of the Army Band

Our old friends The Army Band visited us today and what a visit it turned out to be!! They performed in St. Oliver’s Church and all pupils and staff enjoyed the wonderful music which included some old favourites and, of course, some seasonal gems. It did not take the children long to get into the […]

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School Band goes Busking

Last week the school band made a very successful busking trip to Blackpool Shopping Centre. The children performed some Christmas carols which added to the  festive atmosphere in the shopping centre. Shoppers and passers by stopped to listen and, indeed, many commented on the wonderful music and exemplary behaviour of the children. The children thoroughly […]

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Cór na Scoile

Our school choir, under the direction of Ms. Ward and accompanied by Ms. O’Herlihy, have been practising diligently of late in preparation for their upcoming participation in Cór Fhéile na Scol.  Our school has a proud musical tradition and the children are eagerly looking forward to performing in the City Hall on Wednesday 25th of […]

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Musical Notes

Congratulations to Megan O’Sullivan, Caitlin Brosnan and Abbie O’Brien –O’Driscoll, all 5th class pupils and students of Mr. David Scally, our resident Piano Teacher, who achieved great success in their recent Primary and Grade 1 exams with the Royal Irish Academy. The girls passed with flying colours, receiving distinction, honours and merit in their exams. […]

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Christmas Concert Cheer

Scoil Oilibhéir was the place to be today as we held our annual concert for our younger pupils. The classrooms were filled with shepherds, angels and even a wiseman or three. From early morning the excitement was busy and children and teachers were very much looking forward to taking to the stage. It was wonderful […]

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Christmas Concert

Our Annual Christmas Concert will take place on Wednesday next December 17th at 11.30 a.m. The following classes will be participating : Junior Infants Senior Infants First Classes Third Classes Fourth Class (Ms. Lane) Fifth Class (Mrs. Quinlan) School Band School Choir The children in these classes are as busy as elves at this time […]

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Hitting the Right Note

Scoil Oilibheir was the centre recently for the Royal Irish Academy Piano Exams. Congratulations to some of our 5th and 6th class pupils who achieved fantastic results in their exams receiving certificates of merit and honours for their hard work throughout the year. Piano lessons are part of our extra –curricular musical activities here in […]

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