Green Flag

Climate Action Week.

As some of you may be aware, next week (Oct 14th-20th) is "Climate Action Week" and October is re-use month. We have the following incentives taking place to encourage sustainability in our school community. ● Please try to avoid plastic straws and food wrapping in lunchboxes. ● Please only use reusable water bottles. ● Turn the [...]

2019-10-11T20:57:16+00:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Green Flag|

Together We Grow

On Thursday the 16th of May 3rd Class boys were invited to participate in a planting ceremony which is a UN backed global initiative. Bishop Murphy Memorial School was selected to take part in this initiative  due to our hard work in relation to the Green Flag. On the day we got the opportunity  to plant [...]

2019-05-17T17:11:23+00:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: General, Green Flag|

Wonderful Water!

All pupils in Bishop Murphy's took part in a discussion about water this week. The Green School Committee organised a speaker from SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland) to call to our school. Fergal came and spoke to us to develop awareness around water conversation and how to effectively manage this important resource in our schools [...]

2017-12-01T14:46:31+00:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: Green Flag|

Day of Celebration

June 2nd last was a great day of celebration for Bishop Murphy Memorial School as we received the following awards:   Digital School of Distinction Green Flag for Energy Discover Primary Science and Maths Excellence Award Junior Entrepreneur Award It was a fabulous day as the photographs attest to. The flags were raised by our youngest [...]

2017-07-11T16:45:12+00:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: Green Flag, Information Technology, Science|

Tidy Towns Award for our school

Congratulations to the pupils and staff of Bishop Murphy Memorial School for receiving the award of Best Educational Premises by the Fermoy Tidy Towns Association for the second year in a row. It is a fitting tribute to our magnificent school grounds and all the great work that goes on within our building. Keep up the [...]

2016-12-16T10:25:02+00:00December 16th, 2016|Categories: General, Green Flag|

New Oak tree for Bishop Murphy’s

Fermoy Tidy Towns present oak tree to Bishop Murphy Memorial School Fermoy Tidy towns in a gesture of appreciation have presented each of the seven primary schools in the Fermoy area with an oak tree, recognising the efforts of each of the schools in achieving Green Flags from An Taisce and their ongoing commitment to promoting [...]

2016-06-17T22:08:58+00:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Green Flag|

New Green Code

As you may be aware we have embarked on our quest for a second green flag.  This year's theme is ENERGY.  So it's time to watch those rooms where lights are left on or doors remain open leaving out that all -important heat on these chilly winter days!! We recently ran a competition to come up [...]

2014-01-17T13:57:13+00:00January 17th, 2014|Categories: Green Flag|

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+00:00December 18th, 2013|Categories: Green Flag|