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Mid-Term Break

We hope you all have a lovely Valentine’s Day and mid-term break. Cífimid sibh go léir ar An Luan seo chughainn, 19ú Feabhra.

Water Safety

Safety Officer, Caroline Casey, from Cork County Council came to our school today to talk to the children of 5th and 6th class about water safety, as part of our Health Promoting Schools activities. She gave a fantastic presentation and I hope it will …

Internet Safety Talks

The Parents’ Association organised an internet safety night for parents in the school hall last week, which was well attended and very well received. The school organised an internet safety talk for the children yesterday which was presented by a…

Liam Miller R.I.P.

It is with great sadness that we heard the news on Friday evening of the passing of Liam Miller. Liam was a past pupil of Ovens N.S. He was a lovely boy – always mannerly and nice to everybody. Liam was, of course, fantastic at all sports when he was…

Scór na bPáistí

Heartiest congratulations and well done to our drama group, who represented Ovens N.S. so well in the county semi-final last Saturday in Éire Óg. The theme of this year’s play was “An Chéad Chogadh Domhanda”. Our instrumental group performed 2…

Grandparent’s Day

Grandparent’s Day

Last Wednesday, we had Grandparent’s Day in our school.  It started with mass, followed by tea and coffee (for the grown ups!) and then our Grandparents came into our classes. Some comments from the children in First Class; “We had a great time listening to the grandparents, my Grandad talked about being a Garda”, Eva. “We made special flowers with our photo in the
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Chess News

On Tuesday 6th February last 17 pupils from Ovens N.S travelled to Blackrock G.A.A. Hall to take part in the Cork city round of the Ficheall Bunscoile Chorcaí competition. More than 140 pupils participated in a contest that was notable for its high le…

St. Brighid’s Crosses

Rang a ceathar had great fun making crosses on St. Brighid’s Day, 1st February. Children brought in rushes during the week and both classes came together to make over 40 crosses, which will be displayed in the church.

Indoor Hurling Blitz

Congratulations to our fourth class boys, who played brilliantly  in the indoor hurling blitz yesterday. We had two teams competing, 18 boys in total. Both teams played very well and one of the teams reached the final. After an exciting match our …

Ballincollig Credit Union Quiz

Ovens N.S. entered 4 teams in the B.C.U. Quiz and all the children did fantastically well. Our U11 team and one of our over 11 teams came in fourth place. Well done to all the children involved. They were all fantastic, a credit to their families and s…

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