Left: Sean Fitzpatrick, Anton O’ Shea, Luke Ward and Declan Duggan. Congratulations to Sean, Anton, Luke and Declan (left) who emerged as deserving winners in the Kilkenny Schools Badminton Championship held on 11th January. The lads were up against many schools in the county and fought hard to secure their victory. Thanks to coach Mr. […]
On 24th January our Transition Years had their team building day – where the boys basketball team played Grennan College. The girls acted as team management; refereeing, umpiring and score-keeping, while the lads fought a very close game with Grennan College. Thanks to all players and team managers. Thanks also to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Power was restored to the school on Thursday evening. Much to the relief of all in the school community the school re-opens on Friday 20 October.
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 […]
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 […]