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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Ms Lomasney’s Junior Infants decided to give the grassheads a trim!!
Ms. Lomasney’s Junior Infants have been very busy in the polytunnel. They were delighted to see that their ‘grassheads’ have grown fine heads of hair – in fact they may need a trim before the children take them home!!
The day of the City Sports is always eagerly awaited by the athletes in Scoil Oilibheir. We have a long tradition of success and our athletic boys and girls have been taking part in this wonderful event for thirty four years! Yesterday our athletes took to the track in miserable conditions but they were not […]
The May celebration of Our Lady has long been a tradition in our school. Today we gathered in the school yard and around the grotto for our annual May Procession. We were delighted that so many parents and members of the community could join us for our prayers and songs. Our First Communicants, still excited […]