Rugby News

Congratulations to current 6th year student Liam Phelan was selected for and played in all 3 provincial games for the Leinster u19 schools & clubs rugby team. Liam played at number 8 and in the second row. He also made his debut for Kilkenny Rugby Club’s first team last week. Hopefully Liam will be continue […]

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Senior Ladies Gaelic Football

Hard luck to Scoil Aireagail’s senior girls’ football team who lost a close encounter with Castlecomer Community School on Thursday, 8th October. The first half was a tight affair, with Castlecomer leading by 1-3 to 3 points at half time. Julianne Malone, Marie Murphy and Jade Cuddihy were the Ballyhale scorers. The girls’ chances of […]

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Iverk Show

Scoil Aireagail students had another successful day at the 182nd Iverk Show which took place in Piltown on Saturday 12th September. In the post-primary section, we entered nine out of ten junior categories, and six of the ten senior sections.             On the day 8 junior students finished in the medals in the nine sections […]

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Mr.Hunt’s presentation.

Mr. Hunt receiving a presentation from the students of Scoil Aireagail on the occasion of his retirement as Principal of Scoil Aireagail, Ballyhale. In her presentation speech, Ellen Hanley, 5th Year Student, said: ‘Mr. Hunt led our school by respect and because he gave his respect so generously to all of us, he is totally […]

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All Ireland Senior Doubles

60×30, All Ireland Semi Final – Dan Breen, Ger McGrath (Scoil Aireagaill) dft. Tadhg Carrol, John Markin (Patrician College, Mallow); 21-15, 21-11 60×30, All Ireland Final – Dan Breen, Ger McGrath (Scoil Aireagaill) dft. Ian McLoughin, Gearóid Hughes (Rice College, Westport); 21-17, 21-11

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Chess Success for Scoil Aireagail

This year Scoil Aireagail made history by entering its first ever schools chess competition. At the Midland’s Schools Chess Finals in Portlaoise Turlough Kelly came 1st in the novice category while the team finished 2nd overall. This qualified them for the Irish Schools Chess Finals in Limerick last April. This time the team went one […]

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