iPad Buddies

Over the last few weeks children in sixth class have been enjoying working with iPads and  tablets. They have recently started to share their wonderful discoveries with children from first class. As part of a digital ‘buddy’ system, sixth class and first class children are working together to create different projects. Currently, the buddies are […]

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Confirmation Preparation

The sixth class pupils are very busy at the moment as they prepare for their Confirmation on April, 24th. Over the past few months they have been learning about the importance of the sacrament and the role the Holy Spirit will play in their lives. More recently, they have been making some big decisions regarding […]

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Assembly to Recognise Student Achievement

The senior pupils of the school gathered together in the halla on Thursday to recognise the achievements of many of our third and fourth class pupils. During the assembly, Mr. O’ Driscoll, Ms. Collins and Mr. Horgan discussed the participation of boys and girls in the Sciath na Scol indoor hurling and camogie leagues. Mr. […]

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Monster Raffle

There is great excitement in Scoil Oilibhéir at the moment as we are organising a Monster Raffle in the school. We have some wonderful prizes which have been kindly donated to us by our sponsors. The printing of the tickets was also sponsored by KD Systems, our IT advisors and suppliers. The prizes include: 1st […]

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Junior Infants and Annie the Ambulance

Junior Infants from Room 18 have been very busy exploring the topic of People who Help Us as part of the Geography curriculum. They have been learning about Anne the Ambulance and other community vehicles and workers. Recently, we had a very exciting visit from two members of the Mallow branch of the Irish Red […]

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A Wonderful Afternoon for our Prizewinning Handwriters

At a recent ceremony in the Rochestown Park Hotel, three of our pupils Keiron Aciero, Riogh Amancio and Áine O’ Neill were awarded prizes as part of the INTO/ EBS Handwriting Competition. The high standard of their penmanship was on display for all to see and there were certainly one or two proud parents and […]

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Rainbow Day

The Friends of Scoil Oilibhéir have organised a non-uniform day, Rainbow Day on this Friday, 22nd of March. As it is Rainbow Day, the children can wear any colour they wish. Children are not to use face paints or colour their hair. As this is part of our fundraising, we ask each child to contribute […]

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Congratulations to Yasmine!

Sincere congratulations to our Sixth Class pupil Yasmine Keegan on her wonderful success at the European Gymnastic Championships in Portugal over the weekend. Yasmine beat over 100 other competitors to win first place in the acrobatics section. She is now in training for the Worlds. Well done Yasmine, we are all so very proud of […]

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Solution to Maths Riddle

Yesterday we asked you to add eight 8’s to get the number 1,000, using only addition.   The solution is as follows: 888 +88 +8 +8 +8 =1,000

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Maths Riddle

How can you add eight 8’s to get the number 1,000? (only use addition)

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