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Rainy Day Fun

To keep us busy during rainy lunch times we learned to play some card games. We learned new and interesting words such as deck, deal and shuffle. Here we are having fun playing in our groups!!

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Penpals in the USA

We were really excited when Ms. O’Herlihy told us that Mrs. Harnedy had a cousin in America whose class wanted to be our penpals. A big parcel came to the school and when we opened it we found a picture of our new penpals, a pencil with the American colours for each of us and […]

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On Sunday November 30th, Blackpool Church was the venue for a most enjoyable evening of festive carols and cheer! The School Choir and Ranganna 2 participated in this concert of carols and were joined by The Butter Exchange Band, The Carrigaline Singers and the Blackpool Church Choir as well as soloists Linda Kenny and Paud […]

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Card Games in Second Class

Most children are disappointed when they aren’t able to go to the yard on a rainy day. Not in Second Class. These children have been learning card games to keep themselves entertained. The competition is fierce and it also helps develop their Maths skills. If you ever need help matching (or dealing) cards you know […]

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Confirmation and Communion Dates

There was great excitement in Scoil Oilibhéir today as we received news regarding dates for the Communuion and Confirmation. This year sixth class pupils will be confirmed on 30th April 2015 while our second class pupils will receive their First Holy Communion on May 16th. We are very much looking forward to these special days.

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My First Holy Communion

Last Saturday was a very special day because we received our First Holy Communion. We arrived at St. Oliver’s Church at 10:15. I wore a white dress, a veil and a tiara. Fr. John said the mass. The candles were lighting up on the altar. We started with Happy in the Presence. We said a […]

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Tin Whistle Concert

The pupils of Rang 1, Rang 2 and Rang 3 put on a wonderful concert in the Hall at 11.30 today. Their repertoire of pieces led by their Tin Whistle teacher Eimear Arkin, included Three Blind Mice, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Mary had a little lamb and The Drunken Sailor . All classes played in […]

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Penpals in America

We have received our second letter from our penpals in America! They sent photographs of themselves dressed in green for St. Patrick’s Day! They also sent a card telling us that their teacher Mrs. Bonas will be visiting Scoil Oilibhéir in June! We can’t wait to meet her! We made friendship bracelets for our penpals […]

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Scoil Oilibhéir’s Very Own Tiger Woods!

My name is Wayne Whitley O’ Callaghan and I am in second class. My teacher’s name is Ms. Lomasney. My dad is a pro golfer and I was holding a golf club since I was 4 months old! My dad teaches me every day for about 3 hours and he enters me in lots of […]

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My Easter Holidays

Last Monday our children returned well rested from their Easter Holidays. It was wonderful to see them tanned after days spent in the sun. Some of our second class pupils have written accounts of their holidays for us. I loved my Easter holidays. I slept  in my sister’s house. Then I went to see Muppets […]

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