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Ruby’s Gaelic Trophy

Victory! I won a trophy for player of the week because I was a good listener.  I was a team player and I scored 4 times.  It was Gaelic for the Joes and my coach is called Declan.  He's a good coach and I’m grateful for getting player of ...

Ardee Chess Tournament

Special congratulations to Rordan and Nazar from 6th and Daniel from 5th for winning all six of their matches! Our Chess Tournament In the morning the three chess teams were waiting for the bus to arrive.  The chess teams got on the bus and picked up St. Oliver’s students ...

Leinster Minor Schools Gala

Congratulations to our swimming champions! On Sunday Cian, Robert and Matthew woke up early to go to the Leinster Minor Schools gala.  The first stroke was freestyle.  Cian got 42.3 sec, Robert got 48.21 and Mathew got disqualified.  Next was breaststroke.  Cian got 56.12. Robert got 1 m ...

Swimming Gala

On sunday I woke up at 6am to go to the Leinster Minor Schools gala.  The first event was freestyle.  I got a time of 42.13 and I got 6th out of 30.  Then breaststroke was next.  I got 46.2 and I came 4th out of 30.  After that ...

Chess Tournament

Chess Club Yesterday St Olivers’s chess team came to our school so both teams could practice for the tournament.  Sadly St Olivers did not have enough players so I played against Liam, Conor and Cian.  I did not win but I came close and had such a good ...

Thoughts on Internet Safety

Thoughts after our internet safety talk "It made me feel scared to think that when you delete a photo it doesn’t really get deleted. It is still there." - Cushla from 3B "I realise now that if somebody texts or messages me and I don’t know them I need ...

Some Work From 4th Class

Below is some work from 4th Class including some facts about bees, Bradley's Diary and some work in Irish.

4th Class Sleepout 2023

Every year our 4th Class pupils participate in the Simon Community's Sleepout to raise money for and awareness about homelessness.  Below are some of their reports about the Sleepout on September the 29th, 2023. ...

Callum Gold Medal Story

On Sunday October 15th, I took part in the Irish Open Karate Championships in Dublin.  There were people there from London, Germany, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.  Amy Dennis helped me to train for the competition.  The atmosphere was very quiet until I finished my Kata.  I wasn’t nervous ...

Zip It Trip

This year 4th Class A and B went to Zip It Forest Adventures in Dublin for their school tour. On the bus, everyone was so excited to arrive at Zip It.  The bus ride was an hour and 20 minutes long, so for entertainment we played charades.  Further into ...

Bloom in a Tin

We recently went on a trip to Bloom. It's like a festival for plants. After the trip there was a project we had to do.  We had to make a garden in a tin. It's a competition. 5 ...

3rd Class School Tour

Our School Tour On Wednesday we went on our school tour.  We went to Ardgillan park.  There was a big slide there and a huge climbing frame.  We had great fun!  We had our lunch at the park.  We went on a big double decker bus.  We also went ...

3rd B School Play!

We were practicing the play for a few weeks.  On Wednesday it was the big day.  We had to do the real play, but first we had to do our play to the whole school!  Then we had to do the scary bit...  The real play in front of ...

Agri Aware

On 1st of October to June 13th our class did an Agri Aware project called Incredible Edibles.  Everybody grew a plant, there were pumpkins, cress, strawberries, potatoes and lettuce and many more.  Most people’s plants thrived.  We had to water them every day.  Our teacher showed us how to ...

Beach Day

Last Friday we went to the beach with a marine biologist named David.  First, we had to climb on rocks to look for rock pools and animals in the rock pools like crabs and sea snails and shrimp.  David said we're not going to use ...

Public Speaking Report

In May the public speaking final took place.  After succeeding in round one and two of the competition the finalists, representing 4th, 5th & 6th classes, were selected.  The six were critiqued by Mrs. Lawless, Brigitte and our guest judge Patricia Reynolds.  Although it was nerve wracking, every contestant ...

Feis Mhuirtheimhne

On Sunday the 21st of May, 2 pupils from each class took part in Feis Muirtheimhne. The Feis Muirtheimhne includes pupils from schools all around the area.  The pupils had to recite a poem in Irish in front of 2 judges and a hall full of parents and grandparents, ...

Intercultural Day

On 19th of May it was Intercultural day.  Intercultural day is a day when we learn about different cultures around the world.  We had passports to tick off the country's food we ate.  We brought in food from many countries.  Also we wore clothes to represent the cultures we ...

Public Speaking Competition

On Thursday, 18th of May, we had the finals of our public speaking competition!.  We were down to our final 6.  Our judges were Ms Lawless, Brigitte, and our special guest:  Ms Reynolds! It was nerve-wracking, but it was so enjoyable to listen to everyone else's speeches!  I was ...

County Museum, Dundalk

Last Friday, Sixth class A and B visited the County museum in Dundalk.  We were split into 2 groups and toured around the museum.  There were three different floors.  The ground floor consisted of farms, factories and Louth’s Industrial legacy.  Floor 1 consisted of Historic Louth AD500-Present.  Floor 2 ...

Dundalk Football Club Visit

10th May, 2023, On Wednesday, the 10th of May, two of Dundalk FCs footballers, Peter Cherry and Ryan O’Kane joined us to answer all of our questions in the hall!. There were many, many questions about Messi and Ronaldo, and who they thought the G.O.A.T was, and questions about ...

Bike Week

Today someone from a bike workshop came in to let pupils know the safety of bikes and why you should use helmets.  Lots of pupils brought in bikes today.  There was rows of bikes reaching the staff parking lot!  Some students from different classes got to learn safety including ...

Maritime Life

This week is Marine Week and David McCann, a marine biologist from Donegal, came to give a talk about marine life to 3rd class.  We got to learn about safety on the beach, sea animals, facts and seas/ oceans.  We had so much fun learning about maritime life.  Tune ...