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Halloween Fun 2017

Well done to all for a fabulous day of colour and fun in the school. Creative and imaginative costumes were on display from students and staff alike. Take a look at our photos as a flavour of the atmosphere.

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GOAL Jersey Day 2017

GOAL Jersey Day is one of our favourite days of the year here at Bishop Murphy Memorial School for students and staff alike. It’s the perfect opportunity to proudly wear our team colours, and an excuse to share our sporting opinions with anyone in the office, or school, who will listen to you. Last year, GOAL Jersey Day […]

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Attendance drives a great success at Bishop Murphy

Encouraging regular school attendance is one of the most powerful ways to prepare children for success and that is our motto at Bishop Murphy School. Having a positive attitude to learning and education is key and gives a child an excellent start in life. We are striving for 100 percent attendance and with that goal […]

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School’s Out

It has been a busy July for the boys of the Rainbow Room. Throughout the month, the boys have been taking part in fun activities including Kinder Drama, Musical Therapy, Arts & Crafts, Trips to the local coffee house and best of all…..a recent visit to Fota Wildlife Park. With such a busy schedule the […]

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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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Friendship Week 2017

Friendship Week was a very exciting one in Bishop Murphy School. Staff and pupils alike partook enthusiastically in the Random Acts of Kindness Initiative. Everyone agreed that kindness has a very positive effect on people. The initiative was launched in the school on Friday March 24th when a timetable for the week was distributed to […]

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Station Teaching 2017

The Station Teaching model is one which sees a class being split into groups and each group is led by a teacher. This is a collaborative effort to increase student achievement. In Bishop Murphy we had four station teaching groups in 2nd/3rd class. The stations were reading, grammar, spelling and listening. Each teacher had responsibility […]

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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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