Archive | 2021

Welcome back

It was great to see all students return to school today after the long school closure. In particular it was great to see junior cycle and TY students who have had to endure the longest school closure. These students received a refresher course on the school’s Covid-19 Response Plan. The senior cycle students got the […]

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TY Drama and comedy workshop

Transition Years started back to school with a drama and comedy workshop yesterday with comedian and drama teacher Bernard Casey. The students showed great creative writing skills trying out improvisational theatre. With thanks to the Arts Office at Kilkenny County Council for their bursary towards this visit. A fantastic learning experience for our students. Thanks […]

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TY students have a talk about Road Safety with the RSA

Our Transition Year students had an online talk with Fiona Kavanagh, a Road Safety Promotion Officer. She spoke to students about how they can stay safe on the road and the responsibilities they have to keep other safe too. Thanks to Fiona from the RSA for giving her time to talk to the students. Thanks […]

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TY’s have a talk with Lauren Guilfoyle on career paths and the GAA Future Leaders TY Programme

Our Transition Year students had an online talk with physiotherapist Lauren Guilfoyle. She spoke to students about her career path and how taking part in the GAA Future Leaders TY programme could propel a student into any of the 7 areas that students are studying-Event Management, Nutrition, Coaching, History, Refereeing, Sports Journalism and Performance Analysis. […]

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Scoill Aireagail becomes a Droichead school

Scoil Aireagail is delighted to announce that we are a Droichead school.  The Droichead process is an integrated professional induction framework for newly qualified teachers (NQTs).  The main objective of the Droichead process is to support the professional learning of the NQTs during the induction phase, thus laying the foundations for subsequent professional growth and […]

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2nd, 3rd, TY and 5th year students talk with Rory O’ Connor from Rory’s Stories about mental health and achieving goals

Our 2nd, 3rd, TY and 5th year students had a talk with Rory O’ Connor from Rory’s Stories. Rory spoke about the difficulties he experienced in school, the different mental health struggles he faced and how he overcame these issues. He also spoke to students about becoming a best selling author and the level of […]

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