The school recently completed a whole school survey on the use of ICT in teaching and learning. Students, teachers and parents were surveyed on the use of smartphones, tablet devices and the school’s phone policy. The findings will be discussed at staff, Student Council, Board of Management and Parents’ Association level. This consultation with the […]
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On Wednesday the 5th of February our 5th and 6th year Ag Science class went on a farm walk to Corcoran’s Dairy and Beef farm in Ballyhale. The farm walk is part of our Ag Science coursework. We left the school at 10:00am and headed to the farm where we met Ann and Tommy Corcoran. […]
Our Under 16 Badminton teams were in the Watershed, Kilkenny playing in the Southeast Schools competition. Congratulations to the girls who reached the semi finals on the day. Well done to all involved and a big thanks to their coach Mr. McGrath.
On Thursday the 31st of January the art students of TY, 5th and 6th year along with art teacher Ms. Dalton went to visit the National history museum of Dublin and the Hughlane gallery. The students had a self guided tour of the museum visiting its various exhibits on Irish and international history. Then after […]
Scoil Aireagail would like to wish parents, staff, students, and all the school community a very happy Christmas and best wishes for the New Year.
Our Trad group recently put on a concert in Billy’s Tea Rooms, Ballyhale for customers during lunchtime. The concert was a huge success, so much so that they will be putting on more concerts over the next year.
Scoil Aireagail held its annual Cheerios Breakfast Morning on October 17th last. The Breakfast Cheerios week is a fun charity breakfast which is hosted across the country to help support the ISPCC Childline service. The event took place in the Carmelite Canteen, and raised over €323 for this worthy cause. Thanks to local shops, businesses, […]
Kilkenny senior hurling manager visited Scoil Aireagail recently to speak to senior cycle students. Brian needed little introduction given his hugely successful career and his long association with past pupils of the school on senior hurling and camogie panels. The principal, Mr. O’Brien, reminded him in his introduction that the last Kilkenny All-Ireland hurling winning […]
Congratulations to Emma O’Keeffe who won an award from Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) for achieving an A grade in her Junior Certificate Higher Level Business Studies exam. Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) in association with the Business Studies Teachers Asssociation of Ireland (BSTAI) hosted the special awards night on Tuesday, 9 October for secondary […]
The Parents’ Association of Scoil Aireagail are holding a ‘Round the Block’ Fun Run on Thursday 18 October at 2.45 pm. Past fundraising activities resulted in the provision of the new Carmelite Canteen which has proved to be a great asset to the school. The current round of fundraising will also go towards school development. […]