Commitment for First Communion and Confirmation

The commitment ceremonies for First Communion and Confirmation take place in Bóthar na Naomh Church next Sunday, January 29th. First Communion – 9.30a.m. Confirmation – 11.30a.m. These are vital in terms of preparation to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation on April 1st, in the Cathedral.

Mid-Board G.A.A. Quiz

A total of three teams from Scoil Ailbhe took part in the Mid-Board G.A.A. Quiz, on Sunday, November 22nd, 2015, in the Ragg.   Over 25 teams took part on the night, and the standard was extremely high. There was no end to the knowledge on display… would you do?!! What colours do Knockavilla wear? Who … [Read more…]

Credit Union Art Competition

Congratulations to Gabriel on achieving 2nd place in the 8 – 10 years category in the Thurles Credit Union Art Competition, and to Ms. O’Halloran, his teacher. Gabriel showed off his creative side, and was well deserving of his prize.  Well done to all the boys who entered the competition this year.   

Welcome, Fr. Vincent

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new school chaplain, Fr. Vincent Stapleton, to our school. We look forward to working with him in the years ahead. We thank Fr. Tom Dunne for his contribution to the school, and wish him well in his new post in Boherlahan.  

Presentation of Tricolour and Proclamation to Scoil Ailbhe

On Friday, November 13th, we were presented with the Irish Tricolour and Proclamation of Independence by past pupil, Sgt. Kieran Kennedy, and Cpl. John Flynn. The hall was packed to capacity, as we were joined by many parents, former teachers, Parents’ Council and Board of Management. The soldiers were greeted with a guard of honour, … [Read more…]

Hallowe’en Celebrations and Fundraiser

Hallowe’en always creates some excitement in schools. In Scoil Ailbhe, we used Hallowe’en to raise some money for Crumlin Childrens’ Hospital, as we currently have some students attending for treatment. As well as the students dressing in costume, the teachers dressed up as well!! What a great assembly with everyone in costume!  To add to … [Read more…]

Hallowe’en Art

Eve’s Hallowe’en Art Competition has drawn a huge number of entries, as it always does. The art skills of many of our students shine through. They are well worth seeing, so pop in if you get a chance. The display is in the front entrance hall. Prepare to be amazed! Prepare to be surprised! Prepare … [Read more…]

Cross-Country Athletics 2015

The competition to be a member of the cross-country team in Scoil Ailbhe is always exceptional, and this year was no different. On a bright, September day, the teams ventured to the Crokes’ Athletic Ground, to compete against schools from across the county.  Competing against the finest primary school athletes, the boys excelled themselves. The … [Read more…]

Busy at Work!

As we approach mid-term,  there has been plenty of evidence of work right across the school. Here is a selection……..                                                               

Familiarisation Night

We invite all parents to the annual Familiarisation Night, which takes place on Thursday, September 3rd, at 7.30p.m.  This is an ideal opportunity to meet your child’s teacher, and to hear what to expect in the year ahead.