Archive | May


First Communion

Congratulations to the pupils of Second Class who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday last. Our thanks to their teacher Ms. Mulrooney, Fr. Seán and Fr. Con who prepared them so well for their big day. Our thanks also to Audrey, Mary, Jacqui,  Susan, Hilary, Roger, Martin and Vivian …

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Junior Entrepreneur Showcase Day

Well done to Sixth Class who have been invited to showcase their Junior Entrepreneur Project in the RDS on June 18th. They will have the opportunity to hear some of Ireland’s leading entrepreneurs and see some of RTE’s stars. They will also be treated to an exciting  show by mentalist …

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Port of Cork

Well done to Fifth Class, Mrs. O’ Dea and Mary who participated in the Port of Cork Schools Initiative for 2018. As a result of their efforts the class received a certificate of participation and will be treated to a boat trip around the harbour, compliments of the Port of …

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Slán Martin!

Today we bid a fond farewell to our wonderful caretaker, Martin Prout. Martin has been with us for the past ten years and has been a dedicated and hardworking member of staff. No job was ever too big or too small for Martin. He had expertise in so many areas …

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R.N.L.I. Visit

Scoil Barra Naofa had a great visit today from Shane and Paul from the R.N.L.I. They spoke about the work carried out by the organisation, the dangers to be aware of and the safety rules in place for all water based sporting activity. It was a very interactive and interesting …

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Principal’s Awards

Well done to the winners of May’s Principal’s Awards : Niamh Crowne (First Class) for excellent effort in class, in particular with Maths., her kindness to others and her positive attitude, Roxy Parkes (First Class) for her kindness to others, her excellent attention, participation and behaviour in class, Rian Moynihan …

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Grandparents’ Day

Scoil Barra Naofa’s Fourth Class hosted a very special Grandparents’ Day today. The celebration began with a Prayer Service led by Fr. Seán, followed by a concert and ukulele solo from Liam’s grandfather and saxophone solo from Laoise’s grandfather. The children then took their grandparents on a tour of their …

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Port of Cork Trip

Fifth Class thoroughly enjoyed their trip around Cork harbour today.  This trip was part of the prize awarded for the Port of Cork competition. The children were collected at the marina in Monkstown and had a fantastic time in glorious sunshine!…

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Bike Workshop

Thanks to Ricky Higgins from Halfords who led Bike Workshops with the senior classes today. The workshops included advice on all aspects of cycling safety and bike maintenance. He gave information on correct helmet size and preparation before going out on a cycle. It was a very timely and informative …

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First Class Football Blitz

Our thanks to Passage West GAA for organising a fantastic morning on Wednesday for all the 1st Class pupils in the Harbour Parishes. SBN pupils enjoyed four matches as part mix-school teams and despite a few rain showers thoroughly enjoyed their morning! They also particularly enjoyed the treats in the …

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