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Bishop Murphy Memorial School strives to provide a productive, caring, happy and secure learning environment where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of our pupils are nurtured and developed.

Reeling in the years

This year marks our school's 110th year anniversary. To celebrate this and to recognise our past pupils, we are starting a new regular segment in our website called "Reeling in the Years". Here , we will publish photos and stories from the recent and not so recent past. So please visit our website so that you [...]

2014-01-24T12:31:22+01:00January 21st, 2014|Categories: Nostalgia|

Feis Maitiu preparation for our school choir

Sr Nuala and Ms Lawton are working very hard in preparation for the Feis Maitiu Choral competition which will take place in Fr Matthew Hall in Cork City on February 6th. Well done to all the boys for their commitment to our choir. We are all very proud of you in the school. The choir sounds [...]

2014-01-17T10:15:32+01:00January 17th, 2014|Categories: Music and Drama|

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 some [...]

2014-01-17T09:46:32+01:00January 16th, 2014|Categories: Music and Drama|

Pottery Classes

During the first term, our pottery teacher Fin visited Ms Ryan and Ms Coughlan's classes. The boy were enthralled by Fin and were very creative in creating some fabulous pieces of art. Fin took many of the pupils creations away to be fired in his own kiln and we look forward to seeing the final products [...]

2014-01-16T14:29:17+01:00January 16th, 2014|Categories: Art|

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 The [...]

2014-01-14T15:02:17+01:00January 14th, 2014|Categories: Music and Drama|

Thrilling action at Bishop Murphy Football Cup Finals

St Colman’s Fermoy was again the venue for this year’s Bishop Murphy football cup finals.  After some great games in the previous rounds, Longford took on Laois in the shield final, while Fermanagh clashed with Sligo in the cup final.  Longford was captained by Jack Quinlan, Laois was captained by Jack Waters, Fermanagh was captained by [...]

2014-01-13T14:20:14+01:00January 13th, 2014|Categories: Sport|

Cycling Safety Course (Video)

Teachers and pupils at Bishop Murphy National School  are enthusiastic supporters of a cycle safety initiative being promoted by Cork County Council and Cork Sports  Partnership. Click Here for Video of Cycling Course on the School Yard Under this enlightened scheme, students receive expert tuition on how to cycle safety in public.  Instructor John Clancy has [...]

2014-01-17T20:48:06+01:00January 13th, 2014|Categories: General|

Our First Green Flag

“Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sé,” is how the Irish proverb goes and it certainly rings true in Bishop Murphy Memorial  School.  After 18 months of hard work including Environmental Reviews, Plans of Action, Monitoring, Evaluation, Informing and Involving everyone from passers-by to politicians, our boys  were duly rewarded  as they raised their very first Green [...]

2013-12-18T16:23:51+01:00December 18th, 2013|Categories: Green Flag|
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