Archive | Music and Drama


Conor meets Ed Sheeran

Congratulations to our very talented musician in 6th class Conor who recently met the famous singer Ed Sheeran at his concert in Dublin . Conor won the competition on Red Fm. Conor wrote a song about his time in primary school. We are very proud of his talent. What a great ambassador for Bishop Murphy […]

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Festive Fun

We had a great day today. All our pupils congregated with parents and families to share in the festive spirit. The boys sang seasonal songs along with tunes on the tin whistle and “The Story of Christmas” recited by 6th class.Thanks to all the staff for their efforts in preparation and to Jimmy Morrison for […]

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Dancing Dynamism

The past few weeks, “Dancing Derek” has been visiting the school, teaching our pupils the art of modern dance. Derek has proven to be very popular with the children. In this video clip, you can see the boys showcasing some traditional dance in the form of a polka. Tomorrow, Thursday 28th May, the boys will […]

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School Choir (Video)

The inspirational Sr Nuala Reidy is a regular visitor to the school as final preparations for this year’s Feis Maitiu are in full swing. We are looking forward to the event with great anticipation ! The Bishop Murphy Memorial School Choir

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Wassa Wassa Workshop (Video)

6th Class enjoying the Wassa Wassa West African Drumming Workshop Our Students embarked on a musical journey across the colourful continent of Africa today- through discussion, rhythm and beat! Our pupils thoroughly enjoyed the Wassa Wassa West African workshop that we experiecned today. The workshop was both interactive and exciting and was modified for each […]

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B.M.MS Open Night 2014

On Thursday 29th May the school held its open night. We endeavor to make each annual open night unique by selecting a central theme. The theme chosen for this year’s open night was music. The main ceremony took place in the school’s impressive computer lab. The principal, Mr. James O’ Donoghue spoke at length about […]

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School Choir triumphant at Feis Maitiú

Well done to Bishop Murphy Memorial School Choir who were recently awarded 3rd place at the Feis Maitiú choral competition held in Father Mathew Hall, Cork. Competing against the very best choirs in the county, the boys were delighted to achieve such a brilliant result at their very first competition. School Principal Mr O’Donoghue attended […]

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Christmas Carolling

Bishop Murphy Memorial National School choir took to the streets of Fermoy on the 17th of December for some festive fun. The choir, consisting of 25 boys, enjoyed an hour of carolling while giving the people of Fermoy some festive cheer. ‘Silent Night’, ‘Jingle Bells’, ‘Away in a Manger’ and a modern ‘Santa rap’ were […]

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Christmas Show Extravaganza

(from Avondhu Press, by John Ahern) Pupils at Bishop Murphy Memorial National School in Fermoy are no strangers when it comes to big performances. Pupils at Bishop Murphy Memorial National School in Fermoy are no strangers when it comes to big performances and this was reflected in the quality of last Friday night’s show in […]

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