Eason Spelling Bee

A big congratulations to Ben O’ Flynn in Sixth Class who has made it through for the second year in a row to qualify for the Eason Spelling Bee which will be held in the Rochestown Park Hotel on the 15th April! Well done, Ben! Best of luck!

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Lusitania Talk

Christy Keating from the Cobh Heritage Centre came in to talk to Fifth Class today about the Lusitania. It is the centenary of the sinking of the Lusitania and there are special events to remember this. Fifth Class are doing a project for the Port of Cork Competition and Christy …

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Frásaí na Seachtaine

This week we are continuing to focus on asking, ‘How are you?’ and the replies.

Gach rang : Conas atá tú? Níl mé go math. Tá mé tinn.

Na hÁrdranganna : Conas atá tú? Tá mé cuíosach agus tú féin?…

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Eco Week

This was a very exciting Eco week for us here in Scoil Barra Naofa. Donncha O’ Callaghan got proceedings off to a great start when he took time out of his busy schedule to come and chat to everyone about the importance of walking and staying fit. We had W.O.W. …

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GFTS (Go For Temple Street)

The Student Council would like to thank you all so much for your response to our Fundraiser for Temple Street. The amount collected so far is €1,130 and counting….. which is fantastic. Well done to everyone who dressed up for the walk.  Congratulations to Seán Cash, Ella and Lauren Dinan, …

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Principal’s Awards

Well done to the recipients of this month’s Principal’s Awards : Rita Mae Browne (First Class) for Enthusiasm and Trying Her Best in Class, Eve Gardiner (Second Class) for Being helpful and Enthusiastic in Class and Iarracht sa Ghaeilge, Jasmin Spriggs (Third Class) for Fantastic work on her Spelling and …

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Pet Blessing Ceremony

We had our Pet Blessing Ceremony today with Fr. Seán. We were delighted to see the great variety of pets – dogs, cats and fish, nearly all very well  behaved!! Our thanks to the Student Council who organised the event and to Fr. Seán for giving of his time so …

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First Penance

Congratulations to Second Class who received the Sacrament of Reconciliation this evening in the Sacred Heart Church, Monkstown. Our thanks to Ms. Flannery and Mary for preparing the children so well and to Fr. Seán and Fr. Con for the beautiful ceremony.

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W.O.W. Success

Congratulations to Fourth Class who arrived in London today with Fifth Class and First Class coming a very close second and third. All the children get a homework pass and a thirty minute extra I-Pad slot! Well done! The children are now continuing on their European journey with a trip …

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We wish Junior and Senior Infants well as they begin a five week Aistear Programme. Junior Infants will be exploring ‘The Restaurant’ and Senior Infants will work on the ‘Post Office’ theme. Go n-éirí an bóthar libh!…

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