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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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Active Week

This week was Active Week and we got off to a great start on Monday morning with games and dance in the yards and classroom before the start of school. We then had Irish Dancing with Niamhmarie for the Junior classes in the halla. Wellie throwing took place during lunch …

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Sports Night

Our thanks to the Parents’ Association for a great Sports Night! Go raibh míle maith agaibh!

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Fifth Class Walking Tour

Fifth Class did a walking tour of the southside of the city today visiting Bishop Lucey Park, the Coal Quay, Elizabeth fort, St. Finbarr’s Cathedral and U.C.C. where they finished with their own graduation ceremony .Very enjoyable day had by all!

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Past Pupils’ Visit

Past pupils David Hyland, David Harrington and Mark McCarthy visited the school today. They won the Munster Senior Schools Rugby Final with Presentation Brothers College. They displayed their medals and spoke to 5th and 6th class about the importance of balance with their sporting and academic activities. They then took …

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