All-Ireland Final of the Credit Union Quiz

The Scoil Ailbhe U-13 Quiz team distinguished itself at the All-Ireland Final of the Credit Union Quiz, finishing only a few marks behind the eventual winners. A long day was spent in the R.D.S. on Sunday, April 3rd, as the boys competed in this top-level competition.    The parents, sisters and brothers of the boys … [Read more…]

Poetry Morning

The school was beating out a different rhythm on Friday, April 8th, as our annual Poetry Morning took place.  From crocodiles to teachers, and parents to dentists, nobody was safe from the wrath of rhythm and rhyme!!  Even Barbie and Cinderella managed to grace us with their presence on this very auspicious occasion!!  Many thanks to … [Read more…]

Annual Cake Sale

Our annual cake sale on Friday, March 25th, brought an exciting end to a hectic week.  We all spent the week trying to guess how many marshmallows Ms. Power had managed to put in her jar – when the final number was revealed on Friday, two boys had managed to be only one number away!  … [Read more…]

First Penance

The boys in 2nd class received the Sacrament of First Penance, on Thursday, March 24th, under the guidance of their teachers, Ms. O’Halloran and Ms. Barbara Ryan.  It was a beautiful ceremony, with music and drama adding to the occasion.  Many thanks to Fr. Tomas, who as chaplain, always ensures these ceremonies are special.  The boys can now … [Read more…]

Buatheoirí Tráth na gCeist 2011

Ar an gCéadaoin roimh Lá Fhéile Pádraig, bhí Tráth na gCeist mór againn sa halla. Ghlac gach buachaill páirt, agus bhí an t-ádh linn mar gur tháinig cuairteoir speisialta – Naomh Pádraig!! (a.k.a. an iar príomhoide, an t-Uasal O Cuignigh) Bhí ceisteanna an-deacair sa Tráth na gCeist! An bhfuil a fhios agat cé a scríobh … [Read more…]

Buatheoirí Caint na Gaeilge

I rith na mbliana, déantar an- iarracht an Ghaeilge a chur chun cinn i  saol na scoile.  Tar éis tamaill fada, bhíomar ábalta buachaill amháin a phiocadh ó gach rang, agus duaiseanna a thabhairt dóibh le haghaidh caint na Gaeilge.  Is iadsan na buachaillí a dhéanann iarracht mhaith an Ghaeilge a labhairt taobh amuigh den seomra ranga, agus … [Read more…]

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…]