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Student Council visit Dáil Eireann

On Thursday 24th May members of the student council went on their annual trip to Dáil Eireann in Dublin. On the day the students got a tour of the Dáil and then met Bobby Aylward a local TD who happened to be there on the day. Students then went to Dundrum Town Centre for lunch […]

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Junior Boys Soccer Final Win

On Monday 20th May the Scoil Aireagail Junior boys soccer team played Colaiste Eoin Hacketstown in the  finals of the Kilkenny Junior Cup in the Watershed. The game ended with a score of 2-2 so the game finished in a penalty shoot out with the Scoil Aireagail lads winning with a 5-4 lead. Congratulations to […]

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Junior Girls Soccer Final Win

On Monday 20th May the Scoil Aireagail Junior girls soccer team played Kilkenny City Vocational School in the finals of the Kilkenny Junior Cup in the Watershed. Scoil Aireagail were strong throughout the game leading by a 1-0 score at the end of the first half. KCVS came back with a goal to even the […]

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Student Awards 2019

Scoil Aireagail held its annual awards ceremony this week to celebrate students who have made a positive contribution to the school throughout the year. The following students achieved success at the awards: Junior Student of the Year: Nicole O’Leary Senior Student of the Year: Amy Aylward   PE Awards Marie Culleton, Niamh Fitzpatrick, Toni O’ […]

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1st and 5th Year school tour to Dunmore East

Our 1st and 5th years went on their end of year school tour to the Dunmore East Activity Centre on Wednesday. The sun was shining and the water looked crystal clear as they took the plunge into the water to do three activities-Wibit Wipeout Aquapark, Kayaking, and Giant Stand up Paddle Boards. Thanks to Ms. […]

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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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