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Upcoming Events

As the current school year is in its final few weeks a number of key events are already being organised. On Thursday 17th May our Transition Year students are having their Graduation, with an evening celebration in the school. Transition Years will display some of their work they did throughout the year, and entertain with […]

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Junk Kouture

                                On Friday 9th March the Southern regional finals of Junk Kouture was held in Limerick University concert hall. Scoil Aireagail had one group qualify for the event and also sent a bus of 3rd and 4th year students as supporters.  It […]

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Hurling

On the 8th March our Juvenile hurling team got off to a great start in their campaign, beating Kilkenny/Mooncoin Vocational School on a score line of 5-8 to 1-5. A great team performance played in testing conditions away from home. The Scoil Aireagail men showed how good they were with great performances from Shane Aylward, […]

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Soccer

            The junior soccer boys and girls teams were in action against KCVS on Tuesday 13th of March. The girls game was a tight affair with defenses on  top throughout. The game finished scoreless but we can be very happy with our performance and were definitely unlucky not to have […]

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First Aid Training

          Over the past few weeks, Transition Year students have received training in 1st Aid. The course was delivered in the school gym by physios and 1st Aid trainers Tommy Bawle and Laura Langton.  Well done to the students for their excellent participation throughout the course. Thanks to TY Co-ordinator Ms. […]

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Claire Byrne Live Show

          On 12th March last some of our 5th and 6th Years appeared as members of the audience on the RTE’s ‘Claire Byrne Live Show’.This was primarily organised by our very active Student Council, which consists of a number of students from 1st to 6th Year. Council chairperson Darragh Aylward was […]

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6th Year trip to Kildalton College

On 8th March our 5thand 6th Year Agricultural Science students visited Kildalton Agricultural College. The students got to see at first hand a modern working farm in action. They also attended a number of lectures on different aspects of farming in the 21st Century. Well done to both classes for their participation and attentiveness throughout […]

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Gym Training

          Transition Year students got a chance to flex their muscles at the James Fennelly Gym & Fitness studios Kilkenny recently. This was a four-week induction programme on ‘Gym and Health & Fitness’. Students certainly enjoyed the experience, where general healthy living and exercise were encouraged. Well done all.

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Junk Kouture

Congratulations to Ella Moore, Amy Laherty and Aisling O’Mahony who have qualified to the regional finals of the Junk kouture recycled fashion competition. Their dress creation ‘The Rose Warrior’ will be modelled on the cat walk at UL concert hall on Friday 6th March by team model Amy Laherty. The girls have worked hard to […]

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Junior Cycle Profiles of Achievement

Scoil Aireagail students who sat their Junior Certificate in June 2017 made history this week when they became some of the first students in the country to receive their Junior Cycle Profiles of Achievement (JCPA). Under the reform of the Junior Cycle, students no longer receive a certificate which acknowledges their academic achievements only. The […]

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