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Confirmation Class of 2023

Our 6th Class pupils and their families had a wonderful day last Wednesday, 19th April on the occasion of their Confirmation in the church of St. Mary & St. John.  The weather was on the girls' side for such a special day, and the smiles all around were just as bright! Congratulations to our wonderful pupils, [...]

2023-04-24T20:11:04+01:00April 24th, 2023|Categories: Latest Posts|

Coderdojo with VMware

Today marked the end of Scoil Mhuire pupils' 18th round of Coderdojo computer coding with our Ballincollig neighbours, VMware.  Since beginning in 2014, over 280 5th and 6th class pupils from Scoil Mhuire have participated in this wonderful STEM opportunity.  The girls went on site to VMware weekly to learn the skills of coding in a [...]

2023-03-02T19:19:07+00:00March 2nd, 2023|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , |

World Book Day 2023

On World Book Day, March 2nd 2023, we enjoyed hearing stories being read to all classes by a 'new' teacher! Teachers swapped classes this morning, to read aloud to captive audiences! "A book is a dream that you hold in your hands" - Neil Gaiman

2023-03-02T14:27:47+00:00March 2nd, 2023|Categories: Latest Posts|

ROBOTICS win for Scoil Mhuire Pupils!

A team of nineteen sixth class pupils represented Scoil Mhuire in this year’s VEX Robotics competition in MTU (Munster Technological University)  on Wednesday, January 18th. The competition comprised various tasks including building a robot, coding, driving the robot and a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) research project. The girls were joint [...]

2023-02-07T19:10:16+00:00February 7th, 2023|Categories: Latest Posts|

Credit Union School Quiz 2023

Four Scoil Mhuire quiz teams, comprising of 16 pupils in all,  had a wonderful morning in The Oriel House Hotel on the 30th of January, taking part in the 'Ballincollig Credit Union School Quiz'.  Congratulations to our over 11 team from 5th and 6th class, who gave an impressive performance in their category, coming second [...]

2023-02-07T18:51:34+00:00February 6th, 2023|Categories: Latest Posts|

Christmas 2022

As we reach the end of Term 1 today, and welcome our Christmas Holidays, we would like to wish all of our Scoil Mhuire Community a very Merry and Peaceful Christmas. We hope that you have a restful break. Last Thursday the 15th December, the pupils from Junior Infants to 6th class performed two wonderful Christmas [...]

2022-12-21T20:52:50+00:00December 21st, 2022|Categories: Latest Posts|Tags: , , , , , |

WINNERS! Cork City Council Annual Science Quiz for Primary Schools

Three sixth-class Scoil Mhuire Ballincollig girls came out on top as overall winners in this year’s Cork City Council Annual Science Quiz for the Primary schools of Cork City & County. The three girls were very deserving winners with a wonderful score of 63 marks  out of 64. It is a wonderful achievement for the [...]

2022-12-02T13:41:30+00:00December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Latest Posts, STEM|Tags: , , |

Open Night Oct 2022

We had a wonderful Open Night on Thursday 20th October. After the last two years of virtual Open Nights, we all enjoyed the ‘buzz’ of the real live event! We were delighted to meet our prospective pupils and their parents. We also want to say thank you to our current parents for supporting their [...]

2022-11-28T14:18:42+00:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: Latest Posts|

Happy Halloween/Mid-Term Break

Scoil Mhuire is now closed for  Mid -Term Break. We will reopen  on  Monday the 7th at 9am. We wish you all a lovely mid-term break and a Happy and safe Halloween .We had great fun on the day of the holidays   for  our P.F.A Fundraiser  "Halloween" themed dress up day. Check out some of our [...]

2022-11-02T22:19:45+00:00November 2nd, 2022|Categories: Latest Posts|

Scoil Mhuire Open Night 2022

The countdown is on to our  Open Night here in Scoil Mhuire on 20th of October . It is wonderful to be able to open the doors of our wonderful school once again after a 2 year absence due to Covid-19 restrictions . We look forward to showcasing all that Scoil Mhuire has to offer [...]

2022-10-12T22:03:07+01:00October 12th, 2022|Categories: Latest Posts|
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