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Athletics Blitz

Third Class participated in an Athletics Blitz yesterday as part of their Athletics coaching programme organised by Cork Sports Partnership. The Blitz included a shuttle run, javelin, long jump, target throw and relays. Bhí spórt mór acu!

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Soccer Blitz

Well done to Sixth Class who took part in the FAI Primary School 5’s Soccer Blitz in Carrigaline today with help from Sabrina, George, Liam and Andrew. A great time was had by all. Our thanks to Mr. Murphy for organising the event.

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Basketball Blitz

Sixth Class had a great day today in Neptune. The girls made it through to the quarter finals and the boys made it through to the final. Playing brilliantly they were narrowly beaten by Blarney Street in the final moments by two points! The children were a credit to their …

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Sciath na Scol Quiz

Well done to our Fifth and Sixth Class teams who participated in the Sciath na Scol sports quiz in the Rochestown Park Hotel on Wednesday. Maith sibh!

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O’ Duffy Cup Visit

Scoil Barra Naofa was delighted to welcome Aoife Murray, aunt of Isabella Murray in Fourth Class, to the school today with the O’ Duffy cup. Aoife was a member of the victorious team who won the recent All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship. She was accompanied by coach, Paudie Murray. Our thanks …

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Sciath na Scol

Well done to the Sciath na Scol teams who played against Crab Lane N. S. in Passage today. Both teams played well and showed great team spirit against stiff competition. Maith sibh! Special thanks to Fergal Lennon and his company Contracting Plus for their generous  sponsorship of the new GAA …

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Lunchtime Pals

Well done to our Sixth Class pupils Cian, Faye, Ethan and George who organised Lunchtime Pals with Senior Infants today. Our thanks to S.N.A. Mary Hannigan who was responsible for the painting of the fabulous mural in the yard. Go raibh maith agat!

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Red Day

Good luck to Cork in the All Ireland Camogie Championships on Sunday from all in Scoil Barra Naofa! Go n-eirí an t-ádh libh!


Many thanks to the families who supported the day as a fundraiser. €304 was raised for the school development fund!!! See our fundraising page for more …

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Garryduff Tour

On Friday First and Second Class went on their school tour to Garryduff Sports Centre. The children had a fun filled day enjoying tennis, soccer, rounders, hockey and an inflatable obstacle course!!

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