Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day is an EU wide initiative to promote a safer internet for all users, especially young people. It is promoted in Ireland by the PDST Technology in Education and Webwise, and will be celebrated in Ireland on Tuesday 7th February 2017. The Theme this year is ‘Be the change: Unite for a better internet’. […]

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Playtime in the Garden

Senior infants and Rang 3 were the lucky ones today. They brought their wellies to school and were well prepared for fun in the garden at lunchtime.  They couldn’t wait for the bell to ring so that they could make their way to the play trail where they climbed on the dragon , balanced on […]

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A Day to Remember

The children of Rang 1 had a most memorable day with their Grandparents today. Grannies and Grandads travelled from far and near to be with our first class children today….and what a reception they got! The children have been preparing over the past few weeks and have completed projects, pictures and cards for the special […]

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A Touch of Magic in Scoil Oilibhéir

Ms. Lomasney’s class got a wonderful surprise this morning as they braved the fog and took to the garden for a walk. It seems that the school has been visited by some ‘wee folk’ who have decided to make their homes in the trees in our garden. The children found some beautiful fairy doors and […]

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Active Breaks

Today saw the start of a new initiative in the yard at lunch time. In an effort to make lunchtime in the yard more enjoyable for the children, we introduced Games on one side of the yard. There was still plenty of space to run for those who wanted to. When it dried up, the […]

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Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week will take place in Ireland from Sunday 29th of January until  Friday February 3rd. The theme is  Learning with Pope Francis to Care for our Common Home.  Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudte Si calls on every person living on the planet to make the changes necessary to protect the planet. Grandparents […]

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After School Activities

Here in Scoil Oilibhéir our children have the opportunity to participate in many activities after school – Speech and Drama, French, Karate, Irish Dancing and Guitar to name but a few. At the moment there are limited places left for French (4th, 5th and 6th classes), Karate ( Senior Infants, 1st and 2nd classes) and […]

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Grandparents’ Day

We are all looking forward to celebrating Grandparents’ Day in Scoil Oilibhéir on Wednesday, February 1st. The children have interviewed their grandparents to find out what life was like for them as they were growing up. Grandparents are invited to a special gathering in Halla Oilibhéir on February 1st where they will be entertained by […]

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Open Night a Great Success

We had a wonderful evening in Scoil Oilibhéir on Thursday night as the school opened its doors for  Open Night. From 7 o’clock on the corridors were thronged as parents and prospective parents visited classrooms to experience many of the terrific activities that take place within the school. It was lovely to see so many […]

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Scoil Oilibhéir Open Night

When? Thursday 19th January. Time?   7-8pm.   Join us on January 19th to view our wonderful facilities and sample the unique Scoil Oilibhéir atmosphere as you wander through the classrooms and browse the many exciting initiatives that we provide for our boys and girls. Whether you are a new parent to our school or have […]

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