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New Committees

Good luck to the members of our new Student Council – Sophie Jones, Charlie Lester, George Pritchard, Sarah Finnegan, Sarah Hallissey, Cian Barry, Romy Barry, Fionn Hayes, Mark Hallissey and Freya Boylan and our Green Committee – Ryan Nolan, Nicole Dinan, Eve Gardiner, Liam O’ Flynn, Scarlett Petersson, Tony Geraghty, …

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Green School

The Green Committee had their end of year meeting and party in pleasant sunshine at the octagonal table this lunchtime. Many thanks to the eight student members for all their enthusiasm and ideas over the past year. Well done on a great year’s work for Green Schools – Aoibhinn, Billy, …

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Biodiversity and Bees

We had a visit from a local beekeeper, Bryan Riney, who taught us all about bees and biodiversity. We learned about the three types of bees, the honeybee, the bumblebee and the solitary bee. In the hive of a honeybee there is one queen, thousands of workers and thousands more …

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Biodiversity Workshop

Today  a team of experts on Biodiversity from SECAD Midleton spent the day in the school grounds doing biodiversity lessons with all classes. They identified the most common birds in the school grounds as the chaffinch, dunnock, great tit, chiff chaff, robin and the wren. The most common trees in …

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Green School News

On Thursday the Green Committee had a visit from William O’Halloran and Barry O’Sullivan from SECAD (South East Cork Area Development). Both are experts on biodiversity. They met with the children of the Green Committee, teachers Ms Flannery, Ms Moakley and Ms, Byrne, Martin Prout, caretaker, and Mrs. Emma Murphy, …

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Green Committee Competitions

Green Committee Competitions : Well done to the winners of our Christmas Decoration Competition – Jack Cunningham and Emily O’ Connell (Junior Infants), Aimee O’ Herlihy and Luke Meagher (Senior Infants), Seán Cash and Sophie Gunn (First Class), Alex Meagher and Aobha Lee (Second Class), Grace Hartigan and Conor Kennedy …

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Green Flag Ceremony

We had a great day today in Scoil Barra Naofa raising our fourth green flag for travel. We were thrilled to have Alan Cadogan, with us to do the honours. Alan is a senior hurler on the Cork team and we so appreciate him taking the time out to be …

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Green Flag Assessment

Well done to our Green Committee who gave a wonderful presentation to the An Taisce reps. Fiona and Catherine who came to assess the school today for our fourth Green Flag. We will shortly be submitting our application and look forward to getting a favourable result after the Easter break!…

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