Archive | 2013

2 Mile Challenge

The 2 mile Challenge has been taking place over the last six weeks. All 27 junior girls have undertaken the challenge of walking, jogging or running the distance over lunch break every Tuesday. With only two Tuesdays remaining before the mid-term break the leader board is very close with Orla Little (3rd Year) in first […]

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U14 Hurling Blitz

On the 27th of September we participated in an U14 hurling blitz in Palmerstown. In the first game we played against Kilkenny Schools and had an outstanding 5-7 to 0-2 win. Goals were scored by Michael Murphy, Antoine O’ Shea and Luke Ward who moved up to the forwards near the end. Other scorers were […]

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Student Recognition Awards: WIT/BSTAI Recognises Success of Junior Certificate A Grade Students

WIT school of Business in association with the BSTAI held their annual awards cermony last Tuesday night in the College to give recognition to those students who received an ‘A’ grade in their Junior Certificate Honours Business for 2013. It involved a select number of students from Kilkenny, Carlow, Waterford and Tipperary. The picture show Pictured […]

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Handball News

This year’s handball started with the 60x30m competition. As always there is great interest in the sport and the following students represented the school with great distinction. Boys 1st Year Singles: Sean Fitzpatrick. Very unfortunate to lose by 1 ace to Callan CBS. Fantastic prospect. 1st Year Doubles: Billy Moran and Anton O’Shea. Win over […]

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Senior Art Student Exhibition Trip

On 3rd October 2013 the senior Art students went to visit three exhibitions in Kilkenny.  They first visited Art makes Children Powerful by Rob & Roberta Smith in the Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle. This was followed by Costume Behind the Scenes & Future Fashions both at the National Craft Gallery . The students found the […]

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Higher Options

On 20th September 3013 the leaving cert students went to the higher options in RDS Dublin. Students found the day very informative. They gained a greater insight into 3rd level courses and the options available to them. They are pictured above with their guidance teacher Ms. Dennehy.

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Scoil Aireagail News, September 2013

It has been a busy couple of weeks on a number of fronts for the school. The 6th Year Parent/Student/Teacher was very well attended. It was very apparent that all concerned have very high aspirations for the Leaving Certificate and thereafter. The students were particularly focussed, with the vast majority having a clear idea of […]

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Iverk Show success

The artistic talents of Scoil Aireagail’s students once again proved too much for the rest of the field at the Iverk Show in Piltown. The school once again scooped the award at the show. Great credit is due to the students and to their art teacher Ms. Roche. Well done all!

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All Ireland winning captain Martin Davis

Scoil Aireagail is delighted to boast a hurling All-Ireland winning captain in Martin Davis, a third year student. Martin is the captain of the U-14 squad which was victorious in the Sonny Walsh Cup. The team defeated Wexford, Limerick, Tipperary and Limerick on the way to lifting the trophy. Martin is a Ballyhale Shamrocks player […]

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