Spelling Bee

The Eason’s Spelling Bee is organised nationwide to promote the skill of spelling amongst children in 5th and 6th classes. Following a long process, and many rounds of competition, Adam Daly in 5th class, emerged as the Scoil Ailbhe Spelling Bee winner. Adam represented the school in the Tipperary Final, in Cashel, on Wednesday, April … [Read more…]

Seachtain na Gaeilge

The promotion of Irish language and culture is a very important aspect of life in Scoil Ailbhe.  As a result, a lot of work goes into the annual Seachtain na Gaeilge.  This year, there were new events added to the calendar of events. The week started with a Bricfeasta Mór with the younger boys practising … [Read more…]

Mr. Foley, Radio Operator

As part of the great range of theatrical experiences provided this year, the Source once again came up trumps. From the Lovett Theatre Company,  we had the production of “Mr. Foley, Radio Operator”.  A highly entertaining performance was enjoyed by the boys from 2nd to 5th class. The dials of the radio brought us back … [Read more…]

We Love Books!

To celebrate World Book Day 2014, the boys from Ms. Lanigan’s 5th class attended the “We Love Books” event in the Source Theatre.  The workshop was organised by Children’s Books Ireland, and the Thurles event had two well-renowned authors at the event, namely Judi Curtin and Derek Landy.  Judi is the author of many books, … [Read more…]

Credit Union Chapter Quiz

Following on their great success at the Thurles quiz, the Scoil Ailbhe U-11 quiz team travelled to Nenagh, to represent the Thurles region in the Chapter section of the quiz. With a packed hall in the Abbey Court hotel on the night, the tension in the air was palpable.  Once again, the standard of competition … [Read more…]

Confirmation Day

Confirmation Day, Saturday, April 5th, was a most important occasion for the boys in 6th class receiving the sacrament.  The boys had spent nearly 8 months working with their teachers, Fr. Pat and their parents in preparation for the great occasion. May the Holy Spirit continue to guide these boys in the months and years … [Read more…]

Ceremony of Light

The Ceremony of Light in preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation, took place as part of the Lenten evening mass, on Thursday, March 13th.  The 6th class boys, their parent and teachers took part in a very meaningful ceremony, as the boys accepted responsibility for their own faith.  The boys were joined at the mass … [Read more…]

Open Evening

Scoil Ailbhe will host an Open Evening for all incoming and prospective students and parents. All are welcome to attend on the night.