Gaelscoil Philib Barún

Articles about the Irish language

Movie Awards Featured on Local Radio

The school’s recent successes in the National Schools Drama Competition (where their short film, Saoirse, won 3 awards) were featured on local radio recently, where Muinteoir Ben and the lead actress from the movie (Issie O’Sullivan) were interviewed about the Saoirse movie on WLRfm‘s “Mar Dhea” Irish language show. Their interview aired at 8:30pm on Sunday, 4 July 2021 and you can listen to it below (or by clicking here). Gaelscoil Philip Barún is very grateful to WLRfm and radio presenter,

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Saoirse Movie Wins 3 National Drama Awards

On behalf of the entire school community, we want to congratulate the pupils of 6th class and their teacher, Ben, on their triumph at the National School Drama Competition earlier this week. Their short film, Saoirse, which was submitted for consideration to the annual competition and which was formally launched at the school last week, won a total of 3 awards, including: Best Actor, for Issie O’Sullivan’s portrayal of Saoirse in the movie. Best New Production. Best Film of the

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Saoirse Movie Launch

Introduction The school is delighted and proud to launch “Saoirse”, an Irish language short film produced by the students of 6th class in Gaelscoil Philib Barún in Tramore, Co. Waterford in Ireland. The film was shot at various locations around Tramore from March-May 2021 and the movie’s name, which is pronounced “Seer-sha”, is the Irish word for Freedom. Saoirse The concept for the film is rooted in Irish folklore and the stories of the fairies in Ireland’s heritage. It explores

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Ranganna Gaeilge do thuismitheoirí agus aoisigh|Irish Classes for Parents & Adults

Cuirfear tús i mbliana le ranganna Gaeilge do thuismitheoirí ar an gCéadaoin seo an 8ú lá Mí na Samhna 2017 ó 9:30 go dtí 10:30 i seomra leabharlainne na scoile. Beidh na ceachtanna dírithe ar chomhrá ach beidh míreanna faoi conas cuidiú le obair bhaile. Bíonn meascán cumais sna ranganna agus tá siad saor. Fáilte roimh chách. Irish classes for parents of pupils attending the Gaelscoil and adults who wish to improve their Irish will recommence on Wednesdays from the

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Beidh an Ghaodhlaigh fá mheas Fós|Irish will be valued yet

Ar ócáid oscailt na scoile nua foilsíodh an t-alt seo sa Munster Express. “Beidh an Ghaodhlaigh fá mheas Fós” — Pilib Barún (1801-44) On the occasion opening of the new school building the following article was published in the Munster Express. “Irish will be valued yet” — Philib Barron (1801-44) Tá Gaelscoil Philib Barún ar an bhfód anois breis is tríocha bliain. Ag freastal go dílis ar mhuintir na Trá Móire gur mhór leo an Ghaeilge agus gur mhaith leo

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Ranganna Gaeilge|Irish Classes

Beidh ranganna Gaeilge d’aoisigh ag tosnú an mhí seo. Classes for Adults who which to learn Irish. Tá sé beartaithe iad a chur ar fáil gach maidin Déardaoin óna 9:15 go 10:30 i seomra na múinteoirí. Beidh béim ar chomhrá Gaeilge do thosaitheoirí ach déanfar freastal suas go leibhéal idirmheánach. Tos nóidh na ranganna ar an nDeardaoin seo ag teacht an 8ú lá Samhain 2014. The school will offer classes to adults who wish to improve their Irish on Thursday

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Tumoideachas mo Pháiste|Immersion Education

Conas is féidir liom cabhrú le Tumoideachas mo Pháiste? Fiafraítear díom go minic cad is féidir liom a dhéanamh le cabhrú le mo pháiste ar scoil. An moladh is mó a thabharfainn do thuistí ná tacú go praiticiúil le polasaí teangan na scoile. How can I help with my child’s immersion education in the Gaelscoil? I am frequently asked by parents how best to help children who are attending the Gaelscoil. By sending your children to an all-irish school you

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Ar ais ag labhairt as Gaeilge|Back to School after the Holidays

Tá na daltaí ar ais ar scoil tar éis briseadh na cásca agus tá meirg ar a nGaeilge. Táimid na múinteoirí á ngríosadh agus á spreagadh labhairt as Gaeilge arís sa scoil, sa chlós, leis na múinteoirí agus le chéile. Ba mhór linn cúnamh tuismitheoirí le seo mar sin: As the pupils return from their Easter holidays they find it difficult to get back into speaking again in Irish. The teachers are encouraging them to switch on their ‘Gaeilge button’

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Ranganna Gaeilge do Daoine Fásta|Irish Classes for Adults

Scríobh Billy Butler an giota seo faoin chúrsa do thuismitheoiri atá ar siúl gach Céadaoin sa scoil. Tá alán cúiseanna agam cén fáth gur theastaigh uaim páirt a glacadh sa chúrsa seo. Ba é an chúis is mó gur thosaigh mé an cúrsa chun feabhas a chur ar mo chuid Gaeilge do m’obair. Chun a bheith ábalta cabhru le mo phaitsí lena n-obair bhaile. Gaeilge. De bharr mo ghrá don teanga, chun bualadh le daoine áitiúla go bhfuil suim acu

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