Author Archive | Ms Coughlan



GAEILGE SA CHLÓS During December, the children in our school made a huge effort to take Irish beyond the confines of the daily lesson and speak it in their everyday lives. Initially, focus was on using Irish on the yard as much as possible (Gaeilge sa chlós). As a reward for each child’s efforts, tokens […]

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Pets Visit 2nd/3rd Class

    2nd/3rd class had some very interesting and welcome visitors this month. From Matthew’s lizard to Tiarnán’s beautiful dog, they came early in the morning and didn’t overstay their welcome! We learned so much about caring for pets from these visits. We also learned how pets are loyal, protective and affectionate and can be […]

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Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017

Bhí Seachtain na Gaeilge ar scoil i Mí Márta agus bhí craic ar dóigh againn. I rith na seachtaine ghlacamar páirt i gcomórtais ealaíne le téama Naomh Pádraig; bhaineamar taitneamh as tráth na gceist; scríobhamar scéalta as Gaeilge ar na iPads agus bhíomar go léir ag déanamh sár-iarracht Gaeilge a labhairt chomh minic agus is […]

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Pottery Fun in December!

2nd / 3rd class and the Rainbow Room, together with all of the children in our school, are enjoying pottery this December. From funny frogs to fantastic fish, we’ve been getting our hands dirty rolling and shaping clay into wonderful pieces.  Along the way, we’ve learned how to use our fingers to mould clay and how […]

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GOAL Jersey Day in Bishop Murphy’s

Bishop Murphy School joined schools and businesses around the country on Friday 14th October in supporting Irish charity GOAL.  Our school was full of colour as children and staff alike arrived in jerseys and colourful t-shirts, each contributing 2 euro or more towards the charity. We are glad to report that we succeeded in collecting […]

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Fun with Science in 2nd/3rd Class.

Since January, our class have been enjoying ‘Science Friday’. This means that every Friday we get to bring in cool experiments and show them to the class. Miguel blew amazing bubbles through a sock! Patryk made a fabulous lava lamp with coffee, salt and cooking oil. He also made a volcano with Bartosz and Marcel using […]

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2nd and 3rd class pottery

In November 2nd and 3rd class really enjoyed having pottery lessons. We made cool creatures from clay and when they were ready we painted and glazed them. Fin took our plates home to put them in the kiln. Here are some of our creations!

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Seachtain na Gaeilge 2015

Seachtain na Gaeilge suimiúil agus ghnóthach  a bhí ag na páistí an tseachtain seo caite. Rinne siad an-iarracht bheith ag caint as Gaeilge agus bhí cluichí agus gníomhaíochtaí ar siúl acu chomh maith. Ghlac gach rang páirt i gcomórtas ealaíne, tráth na gcéist agus tóraíocht taisce. Ar an Luan, 16ú Márta, bhi lá glas agus […]

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Cooking Fun in February!

2nd and 3rd class had a very busy February in the kitchen! We began with food-on- a -stick. We cut up fresh pineapple and cheese with grapes and stuck them on a skewer for a delicious, healthy treat. Then we used the same skewers for marshmallows dipped in chocolate…yum! For St. Valentines Day we made […]

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