Yard League Final 2012

Friday, March 2nd – the day of the Yard League Final. For the boys on Team E, captained by Kevin Bracken, with Adam Derby as vice-captain, and Team C, with Darren Fahey as captain, and Ronan McGuire as vice-captain, this was the day they had been waiting for. After 35 matches, and the participation of … [Read more…]

2nd Class Yard League Semi-Final

Two thrilling Yard League semi-finals took place on Tuesday, February 28th, as each boy in second class got his chance to partake in a hurling match in the yard. Lining out, the boys on all four teams were extremely nervous, as success would mean a place in the Yard League Final on Friday. In the … [Read more…]

Scoil Ailbhe Buster Night at the Dogs

Scoil Ailbhe’s “Night at the Dogs” is fast approaching, with Friday, March 16th, the date set. With the Parent’s Council at the helm, the entire parent body are playing their part in this fundraiser. At the moment, the parents of our boys, are selling four tickets at ten euro each. On the night, there will … [Read more…]

School Fundraiser with Thurles Drama Group

With thanks to Thurles Drama Group, Scoil Ailbhe  benefitted from the proceeds of the Opening Night of their production of “The Seafarer”, by Conor McPherson. Opening night was Monday, February 20th, and the evening started with a cheese and wine reception. Many thanks to the staff of the school, who attended in large numbers, and … [Read more…]

Credit Union Quiz 2012

Friday, February 2nd, saw the school’s  U-11 and U-13 Credit Union quiz teams participate in the local round of this annual quiz. With schools from all around the area taking part, standards are high and the competition is stiff! The Premier Hall was the venue, and for over two hours, the schools battled it out … [Read more…]

Young Scientists Visit Scoil Ailbhe

Science is alive and well in our world! That was the message from the young scientists who visited our school on the 31st of January. Fresh from their participation in the annual Young Scientists’ Exhibition in the RDS, these young scientists enthralled their audience of 6th class students with the wonders of the scientific world. … [Read more…]

Christmas Concerts

The bi-annual Scoil Ailbhe Christmas concerts were held on the 13th and 14th of December. Every class performed their own item in the concert, over the two matinee and night performances. Items ranged from Santa dealing with the Mafia, to Cinderella getting to the ball, and from the Haka to JLS! There really was something … [Read more…]

Hallowe’en Art Competition

The 2011 Scoil Ailbhe Hallowe’en Art competition proved to be a very exciting affair. For week, witches and ghosts, haunted houses and graveyards were seen making their way up and down the corridors of our school, en route to the school library. A  huge effort was put in, in many houses, as every   sort of … [Read more…]