World Book Day 2015

The library in Scoil Ailbhe is always a hive of activity. Ms. Eve Molony, our fantastice librarian, works tirelessly, to enthuse a love of reading in each student, and choosing appropriate, exciting, relevant books for each class. On World Book Day, Eve presented each boy with his voucher. With this, he could purchase a  World … [Read more…]

First Confession

The boys from 2nd class made their First Confession on Wednesday, March 4th, in the Church of St. Brigid and St. Joseph, Bóthar na Naomh. In a beautiful ceremony, the boys showed the true meaning of being sorry in word, song and action.  Led by Fr. Tom Dunne, the boys reminded us about “The Lost … [Read more…]

Open Evening 2015

We look forward to welcoming all students and parents considering our school for the 2015-2016 school year, and future years.  It’s your opportunity to see what the school has to offer your son – to meet the staff, to sample the atmosphere and to view the facilities.  We look forward to meeting you all on … [Read more…]

Scoil Ailbhe Achieves First Green Flag!

After weeks of nervous anticipation, word finally came to us from An Taisce, that we have achieved our first Green Flag! The news was greeted with great excitement, especially amongst the Green Schools’ Committee,  under the direction of Ms. Power and Mr. Foxton. We look forward to the flag-raising ceremony in May. Until then – … [Read more…]

Scoil Ailbhe Triumphs Again at the Credit Union Quiz!

The annual Credit Union Quiz in Thurles, took place on Friday, January 30th, 2015, in the Premier Hall, Thurles.  With 36 teams competing U-11 and U-13, there was a buzz in the air, as proceeding kicked off. Representing Scoil Ailbhe were Ben O’Driscoll, John Brennan, Scott Brennan and Sean Kavanagh at U-11, and Jack Cooney, … [Read more…]

Green Schools Update January 2015 – Green Day Looms!!

Green Schools is an international environmental education programme . It is a means of encouraging school-going children to be more aware of their environment and determine what they can do to protect and enhance it.  The scheme is run in conjunction with local authorities and is managed by An Taisce. Following the successful establishment of … [Read more…]

National Tree Day

As part of our environmental awareness and care in science, the boys in 2nd, 3rd and 4th went to the woods in Dundrum for National Tree Day. Many thanks to Coillte for their hospitality and the guided tours on the day. We certainly learned a lot about trees, plants and wildlife, and their importance to … [Read more…]

The Vegetable Garden

The harvest of the vegetable garden was very popular – Ms. Power had plenty of cooking ideas for all the food grown. Yummy!!!!