Credit Union Quiz Triumph!

On Monday, March 7th, 2011, our two Credit Union quiz teams battled it out against the best in Chapter 14 – our Credit Union chapter.  After 10 rounds of very difficult questions, and a tie-breaker, our U-11 team narrowly missed out on a place in the All-Ireland final, by only one point. They were gallant … [Read more…]

Team E Wins Yard League Final!

In the bright sunshine of Thursday, March 3rd, Team C managed to finally win out the 2010-2011 Yard League campaign.  A thrilling encounter saw this match go to extra time, something which has not happened for many years.  Led by captain, Shane, and vice-captain, Matt, the team in red and black gave a masterful display … [Read more…]

Science in Tipperary Institute

On Friday, February 18th, the boys from third and sixth class attended the “Ais-Mazing Science Exhibition” in Tipperary Institute.  With hands-on involvement in fantastic experiments, it really was a morning to remember!!  Science was brought to life in an unforgettable manner.  Many thanks to Tipperary Institute for hosting us.

Credit Union Quiz

Following weeks of intense practice, the U-11 and U-13 Scoil Ailbhe quiz teams finally got their chance to participate in the Thurles Credit Union Quiz!  The quiz took place on Friday, January 26th, 2011, in the Premier Hall.  Following 12 gruelling and testing rounds, our boys triumphed in both categories.  It was certainly a night … [Read more…]

Eamonn Sheppard Retires

It was with great sadness that we saw Mr. Eamonn Shepperd retire from Scoil Ailbhe on the 23rd of December.  Eamonn has played a central role in the life of the school over many decades, both as a dedicated teacher and deputy principal.  He will be sadly missed by his colleagues and students, who enjoyed … [Read more…]

A Visit to the Community Hospital

On Tuesday, December 21st, nearly 60 boys from Scoil Ailbhe, visited the Community Hospital of the Assumption, to entertain staff and patients.  The group comprised of choir and musicians, and had an extensive repertoire of Christmas music with which to entertain their audience. The group were so popular, that they have already been invited back again … [Read more…]