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Orlaith’s Visit

Vet Orlaith O’ Mahony from Douglas Animal Care Hospital (@animalcarehospital.douglas) visited the school today! Classes from Senior Infants to 6th were lucky enough to meet with her & her beautiful dog. They learned all about the job of a vet, how to look after your pet, different facts about animals …

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Welcome back to all in Scoil Barra Naofa, particularly our 29 new Junior Infants. They have  all settled into school really well and are already very busy making new friends, playing, singing songs and working hard. We hope they, along with all our other pupils have a great year. Tús …

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Full Attendance Awards

Congratulations to all the recipients of this year’s Full Attendance Awards : Tomás Hackett, Maeve Clarke, Miyah Delea, Aimee O’ Herlihy, Lily Moynihan, Seán Cash, Mark Hallissey, Jamie McGinty, Ciara James, Daniel Garcia, Laoise Kelly, Lucy O’ Connell, Liam O’ Flynn and Tara Kennedy. Maith sibh!

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Novartis Project

Today Scoil Barra Naofa welcomed a team of 12 volunteers from Novartis to work on a volunteer project based here in the school. The project was supported and funded by NRL (Novartis Ringaskiddy Limited) and NIPBI (Novartis International Pharmaceutical Branch Ireland) and we were thrilled that our project was selected. …

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Book Fair

Our thanks to everyone who supported our Book Fair this week which has once again been a tremendous success and has resulted in over 1,500 euro worth of books for our school library. Well done to the winners of the raffle for book vouchers : Fionn Fitzgerald (J.Infs.), Freya O’ …

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Red Day

Well done to everybody for turning the school into a sea of red in support of the Cork Camogie Ladies ahead of this weekend’s All-Ireland Final against Kilkenny! Go n-éirí an t-ádh libh! Up Cork!!

Thanks also for supporting the school fundraiser! It is, as always, very much appreciated. Today …

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Proclamation Day

Proclamation Day was a very special occasion in our school today and we were delighted to see so many parents present to join in the celebration with us. Everyone had worked so hard writing their own class Proclamations and learning the National Anthem during the past few weeks. The resulting …

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Carol Service

Our Christmas Carol Service took place today in the Sacred Heart Church. Our thanks to all those who helped with the preparations, especially our Co-Ordinator, Ms. Ní Bhéara. Thanks also to our caretaker, Martin, who arranged all the benches in the church for us and set up the sound system. …

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Flag Ceremony

Our Flag Ceremony was held today. Lieutenant Barrett and Petty Officer Prendergast from the navy along with Trooper O’ Hara from the army visited Scoil Barra Naofa to present us with our 1916 Commemoration flag. They were warmly welcomed by Daniel Thomas and Kara Dunne from the Student Council. On …

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School Sign

Anyone who has been in the school this week will have noticed the addition of a wonderful new school sign outside the school gates. It is fantastic to have such a wonderful identifying sign, to welcome students, staff, parents and visitors to the school. The sign was designed and made …

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