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Opening of Carmelite Canteen

Scoil Aireagail opened its new student canteen on Wednesday 15 November. The provision of the canteen is the culmination of four years of hard work by the Parents’ Association. The whole school community were supportive of the many fundraising initiatives undertaken by the Parents’ Association; American Tea Parties, Tractor Runs, Bingo, Tom Hunt memorial Fun […]

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Kilkenny Famine Experience

TY students were invited to the opening ceremony of Kilkenny Famine Experience on the 7th November. This was in Mc Donagh Junction, which is built on the site of the Kilkenny Union Workhouse. . A beautiful sculpture was unveiled also, remembering the people who survived, and those who died in the workhouse. The Kilkenny Famine Experience is […]

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Green Schools

Scoil Aireagail’s Green School committee have been meeting this year to work on the Biodiversity theme. They are being led by senior members , Valeriu Blascu and Eoin O Driscoll.

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Cheerios Childline Breakfast morning

Scoil Aireagail’s Students’ Council held a Breakfast Morning in aid of Childline in October and raised €346. Every year Childline receives over 400,000 calls from children, often for critical advice and support. Thousands of these calls relate to abuse, suicide and bullying. Many thanks to local shops, businesses, parents, students and staff for their generous donations and assistance in […]

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Savour Food Festival

Our Transition year students took part in the Young Producers Market as part of Savour Kilkenny Food Festival over the October bank holiday. The students spent the weekend baking in preparation for the event and baked goods such as scones, brownies, quiches, tarts, gluten free products and sugar free products. The students had to attend […]

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School Closure

The school has been without power four the last four days and is likely to be without power again on Friday 20 October. The power outage was caused in a major fault in the line as a result of damage caused by hurricane Ophelia. The school has been in constant contact with the ESB who […]

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3rd Most Improved School in Ireland 2009-2017

Scoil Aireagail was recognised as the third most improved school in the country over the previous eight years by the Sunday Independent in its 2017 League Tables edition. Scoil Aireagail increased its number of students in third level from 51% eight years ago to 100% last year. Almost two thirds (63%) of their students secured […]

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New School Year

The new school year is truly up and running at Scoil Aireagail. We welcome all the new students to the school, particularly the many new first years. Congratulations also to Junior and Leaving Certificate students on their recent results, great to see so many students doing so well and achieving their potential. Best of luck […]

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Scoil Aireagail Open Night

Scoil Aireagail Open Night for 4th, 5th and 6th class students will take place on Tuesday 3rd  October at 7pm. All parents and students are welcome to attend. 3rd Most Improved School in Ireland (Irish Independent League Tables 2017) Academic Excellence High Quality Teaching and Learning Extra-Curricular Activities Caring & Supportive Ethos Structured & Disciplined […]

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