Harty Cup Visit

It was with great excitement that the Harty Cup was greeted in Scoil Ailbhe. With eleven members of Thurles Sarsfields present, including five of our own past pupils, the school was immensely proud of the achievements of the CBS Secondary School. Mr. Cahill spoke to the boys about the need to commit in order to … [Read more…]

Student Enterprise Exhibition

The 5th class boys in Ms. Lanigan’s class attended the Student Enterprise Awards 2015 for secondary school students in LIT, Thurles, on Friday, March 5th.  There they viewed a wide variety of entrepreneurial projects involving cookies and cakes, hurleys and balls, board games and artwork. The boys interviewed the different stall holders, sampled the wares, … [Read more…]

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…]

Welcome Archbishop Kieran

Our new Archbishop, Kieran O’Reilly, was installed on Sunday, February 8th, in the Cathedral of the Assumption. Some of our students were lucky enough to be involved in the ceremony. Terence was an altar server on the Archbishop’s team, and Igor, represented the Polish community in the Diocese, bringing up the Word of God.  We … [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…]