Spring in First Class

The children of Rang 1 have been out and about looking for signs of spring. They captured their observations in some wonderful poems and pictures.

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The Fairy Trail

The Transition year woodwork class from St. Aidans, together with their teachers Adrian Lyons and Donal Warren, visited Scoil Oilibhéir yesterday. These students have been working to create and paint some bird houses and fairy doors for ‘Scoil OiliFairyland’.  Some pupils from Miss Lomasney’s Junior Infants were delighted to see more fairy doors, and magic […]

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Art Oilibhéir

Art Oilibhéir is an eagerly awaited annual event on our school calendar. The children work hard to produce beautiful artwork and they look forward to showcasing their masterpieces for parents, grandparents and friends. Today was the ‘big day’ and we were not disappointed! The school hall was a sight to behold and, from early morning, […]

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Art Oilibhéir

Art Oilibhéir is always a highlight here in Scoil Oilibhéir. Our very talented children love to express themselves through Art & Craft  and they are looking forward to displaying their beautiful work for you next week. Art Oilibhéir will take place on Thursday next, February 16th, in Halla Oilibhéir. Beidh fáilte roimh cách – See […]

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Playtime in the Garden

Senior infants and Rang 3 were the lucky ones today. They brought their wellies to school and were well prepared for fun in the garden at lunchtime.  They couldn’t wait for the bell to ring so that they could make their way to the play trail where they climbed on the dragon , balanced on […]

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A Day to Remember

The children of Rang 1 had a most memorable day with their Grandparents today. Grannies and Grandads travelled from far and near to be with our first class children today….and what a reception they got! The children have been preparing over the past few weeks and have completed projects, pictures and cards for the special […]

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A Touch of Magic in Scoil Oilibhéir

Ms. Lomasney’s class got a wonderful surprise this morning as they braved the fog and took to the garden for a walk. It seems that the school has been visited by some ‘wee folk’ who have decided to make their homes in the trees in our garden. The children found some beautiful fairy doors and […]

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Active Breaks

Today saw the start of a new initiative in the yard at lunch time. In an effort to make lunchtime in the yard more enjoyable for the children, we introduced Games on one side of the yard. There was still plenty of space to run for those who wanted to. When it dried up, the […]

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Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week will take place in Ireland from Sunday 29th of January until  Friday February 3rd. The theme is  Learning with Pope Francis to Care for our Common Home.  Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudte Si calls on every person living on the planet to make the changes necessary to protect the planet. Grandparents […]

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Grandparents’ Day

We are all looking forward to celebrating Grandparents’ Day in Scoil Oilibhéir on Wednesday, February 1st. The children have interviewed their grandparents to find out what life was like for them as they were growing up. Grandparents are invited to a special gathering in Halla Oilibhéir on February 1st where they will be entertained by […]

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