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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A Special Visitor

The children from An Droichead joined in with the children of Ms Bowe’s second class today and listened to retired Garda Bowe speaking about his life as a Garda. He explained all about his uniform , the type of work he did when he was a Garda and even had a pair of handcuffs for […]

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Third Class get active

Third Class class joined Joe Wicks, ‘The Body Coach’,  for his live ‘Schools Workout’ on YouTube with hundreds of other schools from all over the world. We worked up quite a sweat and had great fun getting active and fit in the classroom.

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Easter Concert

Our Easter Concert, featuring Junior Infants, Third Classes, School Band and School Choir, will take place on Thursday next April 6th. The children are practising daily and look forward to entertaining you all. Tickets are available in the school office. Adults 5 euro ;  Children 3 euro.

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Literacy Lift Off

Literacy Lift Off is an intervention that gives children lots of opportunities to read books at their own level of competency and gradually lift the complexity of what they can do in both reading and writing. Mrs Kinch’s Senior Infants have just finished eight weeks of Literacy Lift Off during which they have enjoyed reading, […]

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Fairy Doors

Ms Lomasney’s class have been busy painting fairy doors and they have created some excitement in the infant corridor! They sprinkled a little glitter to “attract” the fairies to take up residence and it looks like Mrs Harnedy will soon have some tiny new neighbours!!

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Our sixth class pupils are very busy at the moment as they prepare for their Confirmation on Tuesday next, March 28th. Confirmation Day is a big occasion in any school and we know that our children, helped by their teachers and the priests of the parish, are well prepared for their big day. Over the […]

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Nurse Abbie comes to visit

Nurse Abbie Drinan, a past pupil of Scoil Oilibhéir, came to talk to 4th class today. Children from An Droichead joined the class for the talk. Nurse Abbie  explained some basic surgical procedures and showed the children how to correctly clean a blood wound and how to apply a bandage. She also took the children’s […]

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Scoil Oilibhéir was a very busy place this morning as parents, grandparents and friends flocked to see one of our school concerts. The school choir, the school band, fourth classes and sixth classes all performed and the audience enjoyed some fantastic song, dance and drama. Well done to all involved in the organisation of the […]

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