Rhyme Rag 2009

The Arts Office Kilkenny County Council recently launched the fifth edition of Rhyme Rag, a poetry publication featuring the work of young Kilkenny writers. The publication included the work of 5 Scoil Aireagail students – Brendan Burke, Ellan Hanly, Lee Shanahan, Rebecca Dalton and Ewa Bak. Love’s Promise by Ewa Bak I daydream, thinking about […]

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U16 Soccer

Scoil Aireagail’s u16 boys soccer team had a great start to this season’s campaign with a convincing 5-0 win over Kilkenny City Vocational School in Ballyhale last Wednesday. This was the home side’s first match, and they quickly got into their stride, and led by 2 goals to nil at the break. A further 3 […]

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Graduate online civic awareness competition

Congratulations to our fifth year student Ryan Mulcahy, who successfully participated in Week 3 of the Graduate online civic awareness competition, winning a free four-day trip to Strasbourg in the process. Ryan will spend one day at The European Parliament, where he will have the opportunity to participate in Euroscola, a youth parliament. Here Ryan […]

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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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Cheerios Childline Breakfast Morning

Scoil Aireagail’s Students’ Council held a Breakfast Morning in aid of Childline on the 15th and 16th of October. Last year Childline received over 650,000 calls from children, often for critical advice and support. Thousands of these calls relate to abuse suicide and bullying. It was exhausting to organise but very rewarding as Childline is […]

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Senior Hurling

Well done to Scoil Aireagail’s senior hurling panel who had a great start against Borris V.S. in the first round of the schools’ ‘A’ competition. Despite difficult weather conditions, both teams tried their best, but the home side forged ahead to lead by 1-7 to 0-3 at half time. With the assistance of a strong wind, […]

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U16 Hurling

Well done to our u16 hurlers and manager Mr. Walsh! Congratulations to our u16 hurling panel who finished top of their league group recently. On Monday,21st September the lads welcomed Duiske College, Graignamanagh to Ballyhale for their first encounter and the home side triumphed by a single point. The team showewd great spirit in this […]

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U19 Boys Soccer

Congratulations to Scoil Aireagail’s u19 boys soccer panel and to manager Mr. Madden! Our senior boys defeated Carlow Vocational School by 5-1 in Ballyhale last Wednesday. Having won the Carlow-Kilkenny League Division 2 last season, our u19s were promoted to Division 1 for this year and began their campaign at home to Carlow last week, […]

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All Ireland Schools Sailing Championships

Congratulations to Luke Kedney, 3rd year, who was placed a highly credible 13th place out of 48 crews in the All Ireland Schools Sailing Championships, held in West Cork recently. As many of the leading crews are part of the elite Irish and interprovincial teams, Luke’s performance is even more noteworthy. Well done Luke, and […]

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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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