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Keep the Date!

The month of June is always busy in Scoil Oilibhéir. The following are some important dates for your diary: Summer concerts involving our senior pupils, our school choir and our school band will take place at 11:30 on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 18th & 19th. Please ensure that you send in a stamped addressed envelope […]

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Build A Boat Competition

Many of our pupils took part in the Build  a Boat competition held in Atlantic Pond on Saturday 1st June. The competition was held in conjunction with the Ocean to City boat race. Great fun was had by all!

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iPad Buddies

My iPad buddies are Scott and Aaron. We play PuppetPals and Maths Puppy, Maths Bingo, Kickbox and drawing. It is Rang 6. We go every Thursday, They are funny, friendly, helpful and intelligent. Mrs. O’ Bric brings us over and Mr. O’ Brien lets us do it. We learn new stuff from them and they […]

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Book Fair

There was great excitement in Scoil Oilibhéir last week as we held our annual Book Fair. Over the last few weeks the children and teachers have been hard at work preparing projects and displays for the event. The colourful displays in the halla really showcased the talents of all involved. Throughout the day we welcomed […]

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Maths Riddle

This week’s puzzle requires a little bit of thinking – Can you work it out? We will publish the solution tomorrow. A traveller comes to a fork in the road which leads to two villages. In one village the people always tell lies, and in the other village the people always tell the truth. The […]

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Iontas Gaeilge (Flashmob) sa Chathair

We are already half way through Seachtain na Gaeilge and both the children and teachers are thoroughly enjoying all the activities organised. Everybody is making a great effort to use their cúpla focal right throughout the day. With this in mind some of the sixth class pupils wrote an account of their trip to the […]

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Maths Puzzle Solution

Yesterday we challenged you to place the digits from 1 to 9 into a 3 x 3 grid so that each row, column and diagonal added up to 15. There were a number of possible solutions. 5 must always be in the center square. Place the 1 in any middle-edge square. But now, you must […]

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Try Your Hand at this Maths Puzzle

This term in Scoil Oilibhéir all classes are focusing on maths puzzles and riddles. Not only are these very enjoyable for the children (and teachers!) but they also develop logical thinking and a strategic approach to problem solving. Why not try your hand at the puzzle below? We will post the solution on the site […]

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iPad Nua

Lá fuar geimhridh a bhí ann. Bhí sé ag cur báistí ó mhaidin agus bhí sé nimhneach fuar. Go tobann chualamar cnag ar an doras agus shiúil Máistir Ó Briain, an príomh oide isteach sa seomra ranga le dea-scéal. Cheannaigh sé trí iPad don rang. Nuair a chualamar an scéal lig an rang béic asainn […]

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Discover Cork Schools’ Heritage Project

By Rang a Ceathair. September was designated ‘Walking Month’ by Cork City Council. We went on a walk to The Glen River Park which was organised by St. Brendan’s Walking Group. The walk was very enjoyable and we learned lots of new things. After our trip to The Glen River Park we thought that there […]

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