First and Second Class Tour

1st and 2nd classes had a fun-filled summer tour to the Mardyke Arena Activity Centre on Monday. They took part in the climbing wall, hockey, team challenges, fun fitness and Lego creations. Afterward they had a stop-off at Fitzgerald’s Park Playground before boarding their bus for home. A great time …

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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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Walking Tour

Sixth Class had a very interesting and enjoyable guided tour of Cork City today. They learned the history of the English Market and how Cork business depended on the 3 B’s- butter, beef and beer. They noted the listed buildings of the city, the architecture and style of buildings. They …

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Cork City Sports

Well done to all our participants in the City Sports today. Special congratulations to Charlie Warren who came third in his race, Tara McSweeney, Tia Delea, Miyah Delea and Beth Barry who all came first in their races. Beth later went on to come fourth in the County Final! The …

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Fair Trade Day

Today was Fairtrade Awareness Day in Scoil Barra Naofa. Children brought in a piece of fruit or a treat item with the Fairtrade mark to enjoy while watching a video explaining Fairtrade. There was an Art/Poster Competition held in school to highlight Fairtrade and the Fairtrade logo. Well done to…
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