First Confession

The pupils of Second Class made their First Confession on Tuesday night. Some of the pupils tell us about their special night below. My First Confession On Tuesday night I made my First Confession. I arrived at St. Oliver’s church at 6:45pm. I came to the church with my Mom and my Dad. All our […]

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4th Class Enjoy Garda Band Concert

On Friday, 22nd February our Fourth Class pupils travelled to Neptune Stadium to listen to the Band of An Garda Síochána. There was great excitement outside the venue as the children were welcomed by the mounted unit. Inside Neptune Stadium the children had an opportunity to talk to members of the band, with some lucky […]

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Maths Puzzle Solution

Yesterday we challenged you to solve the following puzzle: Given a 5-litre jar and a 3-litre jar and an unlimited supply of water, how would you measure out 4 litres exactly? Here is the solution: Fill the 3-litre jar and pour it into the empty 5-litre jar. Fill the 3-litre jar again, and pour enough […]

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Bingo Night

The Friends of Scoil Oilibhéir are organising a Bingo Night in Murphy’s Rock on Wednesday 6th March at 8:00 pm. €1,000 must be won on the night. 1st three games – €50 for a line, €100 full house Jack pot games – €50 for a line, €500 full house Book of tickets €10 (Includes Jackpot […]

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Try Your Hand at this Maths Puzzle

This term in Scoil Oilibhéir all classes are focusing on maths puzzles and riddles. Not only are these very enjoyable for the children (and teachers!) but they also develop logical thinking and a strategic approach to problem solving. Why not try your hand at the puzzle below? We will post the solution on the site […]

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Sciath na Scol Indoor Hurling and Camogie

The boys and girls on our 3rd and 4th class hurling and camogie teams have been in action recently in the Sciath na Scol Indoor Tournaments. The talent that was displayed by the players in the blue Scoil Oilibhéir jerseys was fantastic and they can be proud of their performances. Every player who took part […]

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Scoil Oilibhéir Goes Digital

On the very same day that the new school website was launched, sixth class pupils took possession of four new iPads. Needless to say, there was geat excitement among the pupils as they familiarised themselves with the new devices. Scoil Oilibhéir has always been conscious of the role technology can play in enhancing children’s learning […]

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Grandparent’s Day

Rang 1 are really looking forward to Thursday 28th February. This special day will be Grandparent’s Day in Scoil Oilibhéir. To celebrate Grandparent’s Day, there will be a gathering in the Hall at 11.30-12.30. The children are going to perform a few songs from the well-known Sound of Music. They are working hard in preparation […]

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Olympic Heroes Launch School Website

Today we welcomed Olympic heroes Robert and Marian Heffernan to the school. Fresh from the success of a historic 15th national indoor title at the weekend, Robert officially launched our new school website. There was great excitement as the young children lined the yard to provide a guard of honour for our special guests. Inside […]

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Side gate entrance opened

As of January 28th the side gate entrance to Scoil Oilibhéir has been in operation. Children, parents and staff are all delighted as this has dramatically reduced the numbers gathering at the main gate in the evenings. Initial signs are that this move has been a great success and we thank the pupils and parents […]

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