Christmas Cake Sale

The much-anticipate annual Christmas Cake Sale took place on Friday, December 5th. Cakes, buns, brownies and biscuits were arriving into the school from 8o’clock in the morning, as Ms. Power and her army of 6th class helpers readied the hall for the big occasion. The Parents’ Council were also very busy, as they organised their … [Read more…]


Having decided that the boys in 4th and 5th class needed a new choral experience this year, we were delighted to be accepted into the 2014 Hallelujah concerts in Dublin. On Wednesday, December 3rd, over 85 boys and 6 teachers left the school and headed to City West Convention Centre.  What a day it turned … [Read more…]

Familiarisation Night

The annual Familiarisation Night took place on Thursday, September 4th, at 8pm.  It was an opportunity for parents to meet their child’s new teacher, and to hear the programme of work for the class for the year. There is always a huge turnout on the night, and it allows parents an opportunity to visit the … [Read more…]

A Gallery of New Boys!

We welcomed many new boys to the school this year, in particular, the boys who moved to us from 1st class. We hope that you will enjoy many happy years in our school. Do you recognise any of these faces?                                      … [Read more…]

Arts Week

The week before the Easter holidays is one to be anticipated in our school. What events have been planned for Arts Week? is the question on everybody’s lips in the months leading up to it!! The answer is only known to the select teachers on the Arts Committee.  And for 2014, the events included…………………. beatboxing, … [Read more…]

Three Tenors Concert

On Saturday, May 17th, the school choir sang with the Three Tenors in the Source Theatre as part of their concert.  The boys had been rehearsing for a number of weeks for the huge event, and wowed the audience with their rendition of “Spiritual Medley”, including favourites such as “Amazing Grace”, “Wade in the Water”, … [Read more…]

First Communion

The rain certainly did not dampen the spirits of the boys in 2nd class on Sunday, May 19th, 2014. This was the day of their First Holy Communion in Bóthar na Naomh Church.  The boys looked resplendent in their school uniforms, marked for the special day, with white rosettes.  The preparation and care of Ms. … [Read more…]

Scoil Ailbhe Fun Run

The annual Scoil Ailbhe Fun Run took place on Friday evening, May 9th.  Following 4 miles of the popular Seskin route, the fun run attracted nearly 350 runners, walkers and even a few crawlers!! People turned out in all sorts of gear and some of the celebrities who attended included Spiderman and Scooby-Doo!!  These caused … [Read more…]

All-Ireland Credit Union Quiz

The All-Ireland final of the Credit Union quiz took place on Sunday, April 6th, in the RDS in Dublin.  The Scoil Ailbhe U-11 team, consisting of Jack Cooney-Shorley, Scott Brennan, Stephen Mawe and Jack O’Mara were representing the Thurles Credit Union and chapter, as well as Scoil Ailbhe at this amazing event. The creme-de-la-creme of … [Read more…]