Archive | 2013

“The Aireagail People” raises €355 for Crumlin Children’s Hospital

Congratulations to the Transition Year students who launched their school magazine called “The Aireagail People” during the week. The 50 page magazine was packed full of school news, sports & music reviews, fashion, jokes, and puzzles. The students charged €2 for the magazine and they raised an impressive €355 for Crumlin Childrens Hospital. Well done to all the TY […]

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Christmas Draw

The school is running a draw in the run up to Christmas. The school would like to express its gratitude for the great prizes which were generously sponsored by local firms and businesses. The proceeds of the draw will go towards defraying the costs of supporting extra-curricular activity in the school. Students will be selling […]

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Parents’ Council

The Parents Council of Scoil Aireagail met recently and welcomed a number of new members on board. Those present discussed the role of a parents’ council in contributing to the education of their children. In addition it discussed its role in contributing to school policies and school development. The Principal also gave a report on […]

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Leaving Cert Irish class enjoy Irish Play “An Triail” At the Excel Theatre Thurles

Our Leaving Cert and 5th year Irish students recently went to see Máiréad Ní Ghráda’s play An Triail in the Excel Arts theatre, Thurles. This classic play is part of the Irish language curriculum on the Leaving Certificate course. Ní Ghráda’s groundbreaking play explores the hypocracies inherent in Catholic sixties Ireland. Her heroine Máire becomes pregnant by a […]

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GAeilge 24

Scoil Aireagail students took part in GAeilge 24 on Wednesday, 13 November 2013. GAeilge 24 is a national event where students and young   people all over the country took on the challenge of speaking only “as Gaeilge” for 24 hours. Ms. Murphy and Ms. Kennedy did a great job of encouraging students and teachers to get involved […]

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“Bin it!” Campaign

  1st year students recently participated in a nationwide schools’ campaign to educate and raise student awareness of littering called the  ‘Bin it!’ workshop. The campaign aims to inform young people aged 11-13 about the environmental cost and social issues surrounding discarded chewing gum. Littered gum is a topic that most students will have experience of, and […]

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Bienvenu à Scoil Aireagail – Le festival du Français!

On Wednesday 23rd October Scoil Aireagail celebrated French culture when our French teachers Mme Kennedy, Mme Leahy, and Mme Mills 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 […]

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Comhairle na nóg

Four of our student council members attended the Comhairle na nóg AGM on Thursday 17th October in Hotel Kilkenny. Comhairle na nóg are local “youth councils” designed to give children and young people the “right to have his or her voice heard” by being involved in the development of local services and policies. Comhairle na […]

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Cheerios Childline Breakfast Morning raises €233 for Childline

Well done to our Students Council who organised a breakfast morning on Wednesday 16th October to raise money for Childline.  Many thanks to Ms. Mills for her hard work co-ordinating this very successful fundraising event. Thanks also to all those who helped out on the day. Staff and students enjoyed the opportunity to have breakfast together, whilst raising €233 for this […]

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Transition Year trip to UL Activity Centre

Our Transitiotn Year students went on a trip to the University of Limerick Activity Centre, Killaloe, Co Clare on Thursday 11th October. They had an action packed day filled with activities – canoeing, kayaking, Sailing and Windsurfing, and High Ropes. Thanks to Mr. Mcgrath and Jenny Catt for organising the trip.

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