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Safety Programme

Today we welcomed Caroline Casey from Cork County Council who worked with Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Classes on water, road and farm safety. The session was very interactive with lots of audience participation. We hope that these classes will now be able to engage peer learning with the younger children …

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Green Flag

On Thursday 31st May we welcomed Cllr. Marcia D’Alton to the school for our Green Flag Raising Ceremony. Everyone was dressed in green or as living creatures to mark the occasion! Junior Infants opened the ceremony with a fantastic performance that really captured our excitement. Ryan Nolan and Nicole Dinan …

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Green Flag Award

A great day was had by the Green Committee today in the Radisson Blu Hotel where Scoil Barra Naofa was awarded its fifth Green Flag for Biodiversity l. Ms.Flannery, Mrs. O’ Dea, Nicole Dinan and Ryan Nolan received the flag and certificate on behalf of the whole school. Well done …

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An Taisce Clean Up

On Wednesday 4th class headed for the park in Monkstown for the annual An Taisce Clean Up. They were well prepared for the task ahead with wellies and old shoes and an abundance of enthusiasm! Once all the protective gear was put on , they headed off to their designated …

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Green Schools

Our Green Schools Committee were delighted to welcome Brigit O’Driscoll last week for our Green Schools Renewal meeting. Brigit met with the committee and visited some of our classes in order to hear about and see the work we continue to do to maintain our 4 green flags for Litter …

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Christmas Decoration Competition

The Green Committee wish to thank all those who made decorations out of reusable materials. The winners were :

Zara Matthews (J. Infs.)

Sarah Mai Sheehy (S. Infs.)

Ayda Bruen (First Class)

Faye Ryan (Second Class)

Ella Dinan (Third Class)

Lauren Coughlan – Colouring Competition (Fourth Class)

Caoimhe O’ Brien …

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Biodiversity Competitions

A competition was held recently in Scoil Barra Naofa to come up with a slogan for our Biodiversity Green Flag. There were many excellent entries. The winning slogan is ‘Biodiversity is our aim, get everybody in the game’. This was written by Romy Barry in Third Class. There was a …

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Community Water Officer Visit

Scoil Barra Naofa had a very interesting visit from Kieran Murphy (Community Water Officer) today. He spoke to the children about river birds, animals and insects. He also spoke to them about the importance of keeping our rivers clean. Fifth Class got the opportunity to go down to the park …

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