Archive | 2012

Bienvenu à Scoil Aireagail – Fêtons le Français!

Last week Scoil Aireagail celebrated French culture when our French teachers Mme Kennedy and Mme Leahy hosted French week. A variety of cross curricular events were organised for students throughout the week. French posters and bunting decorated the walls of the whole school which created a lovely atmosphere and set the tone for the week. […]

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Senior Hurling

  Scoil Aireagail  7-13  Carnew             0-3  On Wednesday the 23rd of October, our senior hurling team played Carnew, a team from Wicklow, in the South Leinster quarter final in Ballyhale. Scoil Aireagail got off to the better start with the first point coming from Mikey Jones. Ronan Coffey then added another point to our scoreboard. The […]

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Tour For Talent – Young Artists Development Award 2012

Congratulations to Ryan Thomas who won the Kilkenny heat of the All Ireland Tour for Talent 2012. Ryan is up against 6 acts from all over Ireland who will be showcasing their musical talents in the Dan Donovan theatre, Presentation Brothers College, Mardyke Road, Cork on Saturday 3rd November. Tickets for the event cost €10 for students if purchased from the school or €15 […]

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Kilkenny Cats bring the Liam McCarthy to Scoil Aireagail

On Friday October 12th Michael Fennelly, Paul Murphy, Henry Sheflin, Tommy Walsh, and T.J Reid brought the Liam McCarthy Cup to Scoil Aireagail. The excitement was mounting all morning with the whole school eagerly anticipating the visit. The hurlers entered the hall filled with cheering fans in their black and amber colours. Principal Pat O’Hanlon welcomed […]

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Art Exhibition Trip

On Thursday 11th October 2012, the fifth and sixth year students visited both the Butler Gallery and The National Craft Gallery in Kilkenny. The Butler Gallery showed a selection of video works by Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck including the much acclaimed film ‘Sea of Tranquillity’. The students found the work very engaging. The […]

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Higher Options 2012

Many of our 6th year students travelled to the Higher Options Conference in the R.D.S. in Dublin on Wednesday 19th September. This conference provides a great opportunity to become informed about future studies and career plans. A worthwhile experience was had by all. Thanks to Ms. Dennehy, and Ms. Roche for facilitating this trip.

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U 17 soccer-Carlow/Kilkenny League

Scoil Aireagail           4 Grennan College       0  On the 16th of October the boys under 17 soccer team played Grennen College in their first league match in Thomastown. The Grennen lads got off to the better start even with the disadvantage of playing up the hill. Scoil Aireagail […]

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Photography Festival for T.Y!”

On Wednesday 3rd October 25 Transition Year students went in to the Education Centre Kilkenny to the “Photography Festival for T.Y!” They took part in four different workshops on digital photography. The T.Y photographic competition 2012/2013 was launched and is open from 8th October with the closing date on 25th February. T.Y students can enter […]

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3rd Year C.S.P.E welcome John Paul Phelan T.D

Following their trip to Dáil Eireann the 3rd Year CSPE class organised a  visit from John Paul Phelan T.D on Friday 12th October.  John Paul was elected as a TD  for the Carlow–Kilkenny constituency in 2011, and he answered questions from the class about his life in politics. The visit proved to be very beneficial to the […]

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