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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Open Day a Great Success

On Wednesday, February 6th Scoil Oilibhéir opened its doors to parents and young children interested in seeing the school. There was great excitement in the infant classroom as the children played with the toys, books and discovered how the Interactive Whiteboard worked. The parents had an opportunity to talk with the infant teachers in the […]

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Sixth Class Service of Light

Thursday, January 31st marked a further step for our Sixth Class pupils as they prepare for their Confirmation in April. Inside St. Oliver’s Church 83 night lights illuminated the darkness, representing each of the children present. At this special service the parents handed the baptismal candle onto their child, signifying the light of faith in […]

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Lunchtime Buddies

Here in Scoil Oilibhéir lunchtime is when we go to the yard to have some fun and chat to our friends. However, some of us have a job to do at lunchtime – we are lunchtime buddies. In our school yard there are playground games such as Hopscotch and a maze. The lunchtime buddies wear […]

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iPad Nua

Lá fuar geimhridh a bhí ann. Bhí sé ag cur báistí ó mhaidin agus bhí sé nimhneach fuar. Go tobann chualamar cnag ar an doras agus shiúil Máistir Ó Briain, an príomh oide isteach sa seomra ranga le dea-scéal. Cheannaigh sé trí iPad don rang. Nuair a chualamar an scéal lig an rang béic asainn […]

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Discover Cork Schools’ Heritage Project

By Rang a Ceathair. September was designated ‘Walking Month’ by Cork City Council. We went on a walk to The Glen River Park which was organised by St. Brendan’s Walking Group. The walk was very enjoyable and we learned lots of new things. After our trip to The Glen River Park we thought that there […]

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