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Greetings Heroes

We had a fantastic time down in the local library recently with award-winning authors Graham Tugwell and Dave Rudden who hosted a show known as ‘Greetings Heroes’. The pupils in 4th/5th class were treated to a fun-filled interactive lesson in an immersive storytelling scenario. The pupils were split into groups and each group was cast […]

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Official Opening of Sensory Room

SENSORY ROOM LAUNCHED AT BISHOP MURPHY by Emily Ahern , Avondhu Press A new multi- sensory room has been officially opened at Bishop Murphy Memorial School Fermoy.  The room is designed mainly for the pupils in both of the ASD autism classes at the school but will be a facility which can also be used […]

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Drafting some fan-mail!

The pupils in 4th and 5th class were busy over a two week period engaging in the letter-writing process whereby they learned about the craft of drafting and editing before producing some excellent final-draft letters to their idols. The class used the school iPads to research the fan-mail addresses of various celebrities such as Paul […]

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Goal Jersey Day October 2018

GOAL Jersey Day is one of our favourite days of the year here at Bishop Murphy’s. It’s the perfect opportunity to proudly wear our team colours, at the same time raising much needed funds for GOAL, by donating €2 each. This organisation works to ensure that the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world […]

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End of Year Treats!

Having working very hard, the boys from 2nd, 3rd and 4th finished off the year with some tasty treats! Rice crispies and chocolate marshmallows were the order of the day, made by the boys themselves  and generously shared with all their classmates. Well done boys, certainly some potential chefs among you!

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Attendance Drive at BMMS

Oskar, Kuba, Marceli, Max, Bartosz, Oisin and Cezary promoting the latest attendance drive at Bishop Murphy School.(photo at the bottom) ATTENDANCE IS KEY FOR A GOOD EDUCATION Nelson Mandela once said that “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. The staff at Bishop Murphy agree whole heartedly with […]

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Grandparents Day 2018

We celebrated Grandparents Day on 30th May. The children welcomed their grandparents into their classrooms to get a glance of what school is like for them in 2018. Some grandparents volunteered to entertain the children with stories of their school days. It was a day of celebration and joy for young and old alike. Teas and […]

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Sponsored Walk 2018

We had our annual Sponsored Walk last Thursday and what a great day it was in every sense. Our route takes us from the school, down Duntaheen Road, up the Glenabo Woods path and back to the school. The weather was absolutely fabulous as the sun split the stones. Upon returning to the school the […]

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3rd and 4th Class

3rd and 4th Class have been working extremely hard this term. The children got the opportunity to design and create their own parachute. We learned that gravity pulls a parachute down, but as it falls air gets trapped under the canopy.  The trapped air pushes up against the canopy, making the parachute fall slowly.   […]

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First Holy Communion 2018

Last Saturday, May 5th, our second class boys received their third sacrament- their First Holy Communion. The sun shone, the boys were amazing and all their hard work & diligence these past months paid off handsomely. Rev. Fr. Brian Boyle celebrated a truly uplifting ceremony, praising the boys and reminding their parents of how special […]

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