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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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Blankets of Hope

The children of 6th class have been thinking of those who are less fortunate than themselves. They have been busy for the past few weeks making blankets for the Blankets of Hope project run by the Cork Cancer Care Centre. These blankets will be given to children who are undergoing treatment for cancer and they […]

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Chocolate Christmas Trees

The small of melted chocolate wafted from Room 23 today as the sixth class children were very busy  making chocolate Christmas trees. They shared the finished product with their little buddies in Room 24.

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Walking Tour

Mrs Quinlan’s Sixth Class went on a Walking Tour of Cork yesterday. Read on to learn more about their trip. Our Tour guide Noreen Murphy Sheehan showed us and told us about all our local History of Cork back in the 17th and 18th Century- ‘The Golden Period’ in Cork’s History when wealth was increasing […]

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Confirmation

Our sixth class pupils are very busy at the moment as they prepare for their Confirmation on Tuesday next, March 28th. Confirmation Day is a big occasion in any school and we know that our children, helped by their teachers and the priests of the parish, are well prepared for their big day. Over the […]

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Sixth Class Science Lesson

  Yesterday, Ms Quinlan’s sixth class paid a visit to St. Aidan’s. They were  invited by Mr.Harrington, Science teacher in St.Aidans, to have a science lesson in the Science lab. They conducted lots of fun experiments- Burning magnesium, sodium, lithium, barium, potassium to name a few and noting how different metals burn with different coloured […]

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Confirmation

This is a very significant week in the lives of our Sixth class pupils. They are very much looking forward to Friday morning when they will receive the sacrament of Confirmation. Over the past few months the children have been learning about the meaning of Confirmation and the role that the Holy Spirit will play […]

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Learn How To Make A St. Brigid’s Cross

Beannachtaí na Féile Bríde oraibh. Happy St. Brigid’s Day. The whole school gathered in St. Oliver’s Church today to mark this special feastday. There are many stories told about St. Brigid, but perhaps the most famous is how she fashioned rushes into a cross. These crosses are thought to keep evil, fire and hunger from […]

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Basketball Blitz

A selection of pupils from 6th class reprepsented Scoil Oilibhéir in the Annual Garda Blitz at Neptune Stadium. Because of excellent results the previous year, Scoil Oilibhéir was in the top level against the best schools in the city. A difficult opening game against a very strong Beaumont tested the character of the Ollies, but […]

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Science Week

Mrs. Quinlan’s sixth class had a science lesson with Mr.Harrington in St.Aidans for Science Week. They conducted experiments to learn about the burning of metals and salts and also an experiment where they created CO2 gas to extinguish flames. The children really enjoyed their experience in the science lab.  

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