Sciath na Scol Hurling

Sciath na Scol Hurling Season- The boys in the school hurling team have been training hard since their season began before Easter. They started their Sciath na Scol campaign against Rushbrooke with a comfortable win. They then took on a fancied Cloghroe team, narrowly losing out. They showed typical Scoil Oilibhéir spirit by bouncing back […]

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Trip to the Pet Farm

The children of An Droichead 2 are always on the go….and this week they paid a visit to Grenagh Pet Farm. What a wonderful time they had, petting the animals, milking the cows, playing and having a picnic together…….a great day out!!

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The Fire Engine visits Scoil Oilibhéir

The junior classes had a great treat today when the Fire Engine came to visit. The engine parked in the churchyard and our junior children were shown round by the firemen. The children had the opportunity to hold the equipment, to sit in the truck and to use the hose….such excitement! We would like to […]

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Tír na Sí

Today saw the long awaited opening of our new school library, Tír na Sí…. and what a day it was! Children and staff drew out all the stops and dressed up as their favourite characters from books so there was many a Harry Potter, Wally, Cinderella, Red Riding Hood (to name but a few!) to […]

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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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Literacy Lift Off

Mrs Kinch’s Senior Infants have just finished nine weeks of Literacy Lift- Off. The children have had the opportunity to work in small groups where they developed their phonics and writing skills. At the reading stations they read two books every day and loved bringing the books home to read for their parents. They would […]

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A Busy Term Ahead

Well, it was back to school with gusto this week after the Easter break and we are looking forward to a very busy term ahead. Our sixth classes are making final preparations for their ‘big day’ on April 23rd when they will receive the sacrament of Confirmation. It is an exciting time for these boys […]

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Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny made an early appearance in Scoil Oilibhéir this week….. he is obviously a very busy bunny these days!! The Junior Infants got a wonderful surprise when they went out to find that the bunny had scattered eggs around the garden. What fun for the children as they searched for chocolate treasure…… and, […]

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School Council

Our Student Council in Scoil Oilibheir is made up of 6 boys and 6 girls from our 5th and 6th classes. They were elected by their classmates following an election campaign within each class. The council are the voice of the pupils in our school. They meet regularly to discuss school affairs and to put […]

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Easter Raffle

There was great excitement in Scoil Oilibhéir this morning as the children awaited our monster raffle. The Friends of Scoil Oilibhéir were very busy getting everything organised before the classes came to the halla for the draw. The children waited with bated breath as Mr O’Driscoll showed them the big box of tickets…the children had […]

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