Health Promoting Schools

The children of Scoil Oilibhéir are certainly going to be fit and healthy this year. Our new Health Promoting Schools Committee are going to ensure that we stay active and they are already planning lots of fun activities for the coming year.

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Apple Picking Time !

Autumn is here… the ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ has come to Scoil Oilibhéir. Our Senior Infants have been busy in the garden picking a bumper crop of apples.

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Schools Fitness Week

Third class are busy getting fit these days. Ms. Stokes class have been participating in Schools Fitness Week. They took part in a live work out with over 800 other schools across Britain and Ireland.  

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Tús Maith !

It is always very exciting to see our new Junior Infants coming to ‘big school’ for the first time. This year the infants had a treat in store on their first day – they went to see the fairy doors in the garden. We have no doubt that the sprinkling of magic fairy dust will […]

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Sporting Past Pupils

We always love to hear of the achievements of our past pupils in Scoil Oilibhéir. Some of our sporty past pupils have been very busy of late. Craig Hanafin was on the victorious Sciath na Scol Roinn A team of 2009. After he left Scoil Oilibhéir, he continued to develop his skills with his club Na […]

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Ar Ais Ar Scoil Arís

This morning was a very busy one in many homes in Ballyvolane as children, parents and teachers made their way to the gates of Scoil Oilibhéir to begin the new school year. It was wonderful to see the children so rested after the long summer holidays and all were eager to catch up with their […]

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Summer Holidays

We are coming to the end of what has been yet another busy and rewarding year here in Scoil Oilibhéir. There have been many highlights, not least of which was the official opening of our new school building. We have welcomed the Lord Mayor, a successful Glen team, a marathon winner and many more. The […]

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Speech and Drama

Many of our children have had the wonderful experience of participating in after school Speech and Drama classes with Mrs Miriam Daly. Mrs Daly has worked with our children here in Scoil Oilibhéir for over 25 years and her classes have always been very popular. The end of year Speech and Drama concert has always […]

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Karate Exhibition

Many of our children learn Karate after school in Halla Oilibhéir. They are lucky to have the opportunity to study the discipline with Mr. Liam Griffin. Today these students put on a display for their school mates and what a treat it was to see these boys and girls show off their skills. We were […]

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Skipping Day

All the children took to the schoolyard today to practise their skipping skills. There were ropes galore so every child had the opportunity to skip for half an hour and it was great to see the children enjoying their time in the fresh air.

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