New School Year – New Principal

Scoil Ailbhe returns for the new school year on Thursday, August 27th, at 9a.m.  There will be a full day for all students on that day. We welcome our 42 new students into the school, and their parents into our school community. We know that they will have many happy years with us, and we … [Read more…]

Music Recital 2015

The annual music recital takes place in the school on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015.  There will be a great repertoire of music to be enjoyed, with each student taking part and displaying their musical talent. It is very rewarding to see the progress made by our students over the course of each year, as they … [Read more…]

Scoil Ailbhe Fun Run

The annual Scoil Ailbhe Fun Run took place on Friday, May 15th and followed the popular Seskin route. Parents and students, families and their friends attended in great numbers to what was a super event. With the weather holding, the walkers set off at a brisk pace, with the runners overtaking them within a short … [Read more…]

First Holy Communion 2015

The boys from 2nd class received their First Holy Communion in the Church of St. Brigid and St. Joseph, in Bóthar na Naomh, on Sunday, May 10th. The boys truly were “Happy in the Presence of the Lord”, as the hymn tells us. The boys were fully engaged and participated so beautifully in the ceremony … [Read more…]

Scoil Ailbhe Fun Run

Put the date into your diary if you haven’t already done so!! Friday, May 15th, sees the annual Scoil Ailbhe Fun Run. We will run the usual Seskin route, and there will be plenty of refreshments for those who make it to the end!! Looking forward to seeing you there!

U-13s Start Hurling Campaign with a Win

The U-13 hurling campaign began in earnest, on Monday, April 20th.  Having spent many hours training in the hurling yard, and on Páirc Ailbhe, the boys finally got to put their skills to the test against their first opposition. Playing at home, against Nenagh CBS, the team settled down quickly, getting some great scores under … [Read more…]

Credit Union All-Ireland Final 2015

On Sunday, April 12th, 2015, the Scoil Ailbhe U-11 Credit Union Quiz team headed to the RDS to contest the All-Ireland final of the Credit Union Quiz. The top 48 teams in the U-11 division went head-to-head in a two-hour contest of wits. Although unsuccessful on the day, the team can take great credit in … [Read more…]

Hamlet in 4th Class

Ms. Bríd Ryan’s class wowed the different classes in the school with their performance of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”. Bringing the play to life is no mean feat for adults, but the boys in 4th class made it look like a piece of cake. There was drama, tension and a lot of humour –  and the … [Read more…]

Polish-Irish Workshop

The boys in 5th class celebrated Polish-Irish week, with a visit to the library in the Source for a Polish-Irish workshop.  Led by Anna from Poland (and now from Clonmel), and some of the staff of the Tipperary Library Service, the boys had the chance to learn some Polish words, find out some interesting facts … [Read more…]

Arts Week 2015 – Art

What would an Arts Week be without an art session? Katie McCormack was our artist-in-residence, and she led the boys through a variety of workshops. These included stained glass designs and mono-printing. The boys had to learn a variety of skills, and enjoyed testing these out. Check out some of the work involved……………