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Biology Trip

On Thursday 16th May the 2nd and 5th year students went an ecology field trip to Castlecomer Discovery Park. The students took part in an Ecology Field Study where they carried out a habitat study of the diverse plant and animal life in our woodland ecosystem. The 2nd Years also visited the Coal Mining Exhibition – a 45-minute tour […]

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Junior Boys Soccer

On Thursday 2nd May the U16 boy’s soccer team played their last match of the group against Kilkenny City Vocational School. The game started off well with both teams playing well. Ballyhale went in as happy 1-0 leaders at half time. Ballyhale scored early again in the second half and moments later it was 2-1. […]

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Karate Champion cake sale fundraiser

The 2nd Years held a cake sale today to raise money for one of their classmates Toni O’Shea who is representing Ireland in the World Karate Championships which will take place in July in the Czech Republic. Toni is a member of the Piltown Karate Club. Thanks to the following girls for making a really […]

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Upcoming events

On Thursday 16th 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 some music. Students will also be presented with Certificates – an acknowledgement of their participation in a variety of activities […]

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Junior Boys Soccer

The Scoil Aireagail junior boys soccer team played Duiske College, Graiguenamanagh in the semi-final of the Kilkenny Junior Cup on May 10th in the Friary Pitch, Knocktopher. Scoil Aireagail were strong in the first half of the game leading the match by a 2-0 advantage over the visiting team. Both goals were scored by Shane […]

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Junior girls Basketball

Scoil Aireagail’s Junior Girls basketball team played Grennan College on May 3rd in Thomastown. All of the girls played a great game but were unfortunately defeated with a score of 8-20 to Grennan College. Thérése O’Connor scored the first two pointer followed by another three two-pointers by Katie Doyle. Team: Shannon Wall, Katie Doyle, Thérése […]

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First Years Display of Work 2019

On Thursday 2nd May Scoil Aireagail hosted its annual ‘1st Year Display of Work’ afternoon. This is where our 1st Year students get to showcase some of the work they completed during their first year in secondary school. Students were busy leading up to the event, preparing and setting up displays in each of their […]

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Junior Girls Soccer victory

Scoil Aireagail’s Junior girls soccer team played Kilkenny City Vocational School on the 2nd May in the Friary pitch, Knocktopher. Scoil Aireagail were victorious with a 4-1 win. Hannah Persse scored 2 goals and Amber Laherty scored the other 2. Well done to all the girls who participated today as we still remain undefeated so […]

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TY Trip to Kilfinane

  Our TY students went on a three day trip to the Kilfinane Outdoor Education and Training Centre in Limerick this week with Mr. Mgrath and Ms. Dunne.  The students really enjoyed taking part in all the outdoor activities including kyaking, Mountain Biking and Climbing. Kilfinane use outdoor activities and challenging situations to develop essential life skills […]

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