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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 halla before the start of school. On Monday we had Gymnastics with Colm along with some wellie throwing! On Tuesday we did basketball and Fifth Class …

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Fifth Class Walking Tour

On Tuesday 11th of June, 5th class went on a walking tour of Cork City where they learned about the history of the city! The tour started in the South Mall and finished in UCC. The children also visited the Army Barracks and St FinBarr’s Cathedral! It was extremely interesting…
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Janssen Sciences Ireland UC has donated almost €100,000 to six local organisations based in Cork’s Lower Harbour area. The company’s Community Fund is designed to support initiatives undertaken by local organisations who contribute significantly to the education and sporting life of the area. Pictured  at the company’s Ringaskiddy facility are Liz Dooley, General Manager, Janssen Sciences Irl. UC and Jim Breen, Lead Biologics Expansion, Janssen Sciences Irl. UC, with Ciara Ní Bhuaigh, Principal, Monkstown N.S. and pupils, Cian Barry and Lucy Heffernan.

(Picture: Adrian O’Herlihy)
June 10th 2019

Classroom Renovation Fund

On Monday 10th June, Iníon Uí Bhuaigh along with pupil representatives, Lucy Heffernan and Cian Barry, were thrilled to visit the Janssen site in Ringiskiddy, where they collected a cheque for €20,000 . Scoil Barra Naofa was delighted that our Classroom Renovation fund was selected as one of a number …

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Principal’s Awards

Well done to the final Principal’s Award Winners for this school year :

Rang 1: Isabel Cush agus Laylah Browne

Rang 2 : Sophia Creighton agus Ayda Bruen

Rang 3 : Poppy Nolan agus Billy Hanna

Rang 4 : Tia Delea agus Cameron McGinty

Rang 5 : Dara Headworth agus …

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Class of 2018

We wish our Sixth Class well as they head off to a variety of different Secondary Schools in September. They had a great week of celebration, staging a play and putting on a concert for their parents, participating in a special Graduation Mass with Fr. Seán, attending a disco in …

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Slán Claire!

Today was a sad day in Scoil Barra Naofa as we said goodbye to Claire Galvin who has been our much loved school secretary for the last twenty years. She worked diligently and enthusiastically during her time with us and was responsible for putting in place so many of the …

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Full Attendance

Well done to the recipients of this year’s full attendance certificates :

Junior Infants : Sarah Coughlan and Lorcan Granby

Senior Infants : Edith Hanna

First Class : Cian Macey and Christopher Granby

Second Class : Jamie McGinty

Third Class : Cameron McGinty

Fourth Class : Lauren Coughlan and Sarah …

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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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