Archive | 2019

Prefects 2019 2020

Congratulations to four senior students who have recently been appointed Prefects for 2019/20. Well done to Conor Walsh, Sarah Aylward, Cian Cullen and Olivia O’ Keeffe. The process of selecting Prefects involved completing an application form and attending a formal interview. This in itself is highly beneficial to those who applied, as it provides students […]

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Mentoring Programme

Our 6th year Cairdeas mentors met with the first years last week to play games and get to know each other better. Each 6th year mentor is assigned a group of first years to make it easier for them to settle into secondary school and help them with the transition from Primary. Big thank you […]

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Stand Up Awareness Week 2019

Our 2nd Year and TY students  took part in projects this week to support LGBTI+ students in our school. Our 2nd years raised awareness by putting up a poster display in the canteen. Transition year students wore colorful t-shirts on Wednesday. By marking this week in our school it helps to create a friendlier, safer […]

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1st Year girls Futsal

Our 1st Year girls Futsal panel competed in the schools competition in Watershed, Kilkenny on Thursday 24th  October. Futsal is a variation on standard soccer played on a hard court, and mainly indoors. It is five-a-side with unlimited substitution. The competition is run by the FAI. The FAI development officer ran a Futsal programme in […]

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Scoil Aireagail Childline Breakfast Morning

Scoil Aireagail Students Council hosted its annual Childline Breakfast Morning on October 23rd. The ISPCC Childline Breakfast week is a fun charity breakfast which is hosted across the country to help support the ISPCC Childline service. Breakfasts held will ensure Childline can continue to support and empower children 24 hours a day, every day. Childline answers […]

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1st Year boys Futsal

Our 1st Year boys Futsal panel competed in the schools competition in Watershed, Kilkenny on Tuesday 22nd October. Futsal is a variation on standard soccer played on a hard court, and mainly indoors. It is five-a-side with unlimited substitution. The competition is run by the FAI. The FAI development officer ran a Futsal programme in […]

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Scoil Aireagail’s “Round the Block” Fun Run

Scoil Aireagail’s annual ‘Round the Block’ Fun Run took place on Monday 21st October.  Students, staff and locals ran/walked the 4km block under crisp blue skies.  A big thank you to all those students and teachers who filled in sponsorship cards to raise much needed money towards the development of our school I.T fund. This annual […]

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Positive Behaviour Awards

Congratulations to the following 1st and 2nd Year students who achieved awards for their Positive Behaviour this term. 1 Red: Jamie Dempsey, Sienna Drennan, 1 Green: Ella Brennan, James Rooney 2 Black: Joseph Aylward, Chloe Anderson 2 White: Sarah Fitzgerald, Jessica Flynn

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Comhairle na nÓg

Some of our student council members went into the Springhill Court Hotel on Thursday 17th October to take part in the Kilkenny Comhairle na nÓg AGM. Comhairle na nÓg is a local council for children and young people, aged 12-17, that gives them a voice in the development of local poilcies and services. It also provides a […]

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