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Dublin Theatre Trip

Fifth and sixth years attended The Mill Theatre in Dundrum Shopping Centre last week! The students saw the play Eclipsed by Patricia Burke Brogan as part of their comparative study in English. The students also managed to fit in some retail therapy! Thanks to Ms. Prendergast, Mr. Hayes, and Paula Dowling for facilitating and organising […]

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Table Quiz 27th March

Scoil Aireagail Parents Association are holding a Table Quiz on Friday 27th March in Carroll’s Hotel, Knocktopher, Co. Kilkenny. We would ask all parents and Students to please try and attend this event to support our fundraising drive, we need to raise much needed funds to purchase laptops for the students to use in Class for […]

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Badminton: U19

The under 19 Badminton teams were in action on the 16th January taking part in the Co. Kilkenny championships in the Watershed. We had two girls’ teams and two boys’ teams in all competing in two different divisions. Plenty of silver ware was taken home on the day, with one of our girl’s teams winning the […]

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Transition Years compete in Bank of Ireland Money Smarts Challenge

Our Transition Year students traveled into Kilkenny on Thursday 16th January to compete in the Bank of Ireland Money Smarts Challenge. In the morning students took part in a Financial Wellbeing Session where they had  the chance to brush up on Financial Wellbeing topics like spending, saving, earning, credit and debt. At the end of these sessions, students […]

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Transition Year Water Safety Course

Our Transition Year B students started their water safety course this week under the guidance of Yvonne Kelly  Senior Instructor with the Irish Water Safety Association at Sean Kelly Centre Carrick on Suir. Thanks to Mr. Mcgrath for facilitating and organising.    

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Christmas Jumper Fundraising Event

Our Student Council Committee organised a Christmas Jumper day on Tuesday 17th December. They raised €160 which will be spent on sports equipment for the school. The winners of the best jumper on the day was Shauna Sutton and George Culleton.Thanks to Ms. Phelan for organising the fundraiser with the Student Council. 

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Ice Skating Trip

Many of our class groups went into Kilkenny this week to go ice skating and bowling. These outings play a very important role in promoting well being among our students. The trips as always provided a nice build up to the festive holiday. Well done to all involved in organising and facilitating the trips.  

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TY Marie Keating Foundation Cancer Prevention Talk

Last week Ursula Clancy, a Community Information Nurse from the Marie Keating Foundation visited the school to talk to Transition Year students. This talk focused on cancer prevention and early detection. Students found the talks extremely informative. Thanks to the Marie Keating Foundation for facilitating the talk.

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