City Sports Success

The day of the City Sports is always eagerly awaited by the athletes in Scoil Oilibheir. We have a long tradition of success and our athletic boys and girls have been taking part in this wonderful event for thirty four years! Yesterday our athletes took to the track in miserable conditions but they were not […]

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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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First Holy Communion

The prayers are learned, the Child of Prague is out and the outfits are ready……all that remains is for us to wish all of our Communicants the very best for a happy and holy day tomorrow. We hope that the sn will shine on the boys and girls and on their families as they make […]

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Learning about the Peat Bog

Mrs. Cronin’s fifth class studied Peat Bogs yesterday. They learned how to ‘foot turf’ and would like to thank Ms.Dillon and her Dad who were kind enough to bring them some turf to work with.

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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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Skip Hop

Our children returned to school after the holidays with a hop and a skip! All the children, from first class to sixth, participated in skipping workshops over the past few days. The workshops included individual skipping skills, partner skipping skills, double dutch skipping and long rope games and the children thoroughly enjoyed learning and practising […]

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Monster Easter Raffle

What excitement we had in Scoil Oilibhéir this morning. The day began with two concerts which the children thoroughly enjoyed. However the real excitement began when Mrs Harnedy brought in the big box of tickets and the draw for the prizes began. We had fifteen winners and the children cheered as they heard the names […]

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Easter Concert

There was a great buzz around the school today as the children of Ranganna 3 and Junior Infants looked forward to performing for their families and friends. The school band and the school choir also took to the stage and the audience really enjoyed each performance. The concert really got us into the holiday spirit!

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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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