Scoil Ailbhe is a Co-Ed. Primary School for Junior Infants to 6th, in the heart of Thurles. Excelling in teaching & learning, sport & music. Inspiring hearts and minds.

The motto of Scoil Ailbhe is “A Place to Grow”, which reflects our passion for educational excellence, in a caring, happy and inclusive environment.


A friendly, stimulating atmosphere exists, in which we aim:


  • to produce children who are confident, fulfilled, purposeful and independent
  • to instil qualities of leadership and responsibility;
  • to awaken children’s interest in all subjects;
  • to encourage a love of learning;
  • to nurture and encourage a distinctive Christian spirituality, whilst respecting those who have different beliefs;
  • to give children a love and understanding of the world, and of all they find in it.


Scoil Ailbhe celebrates diversity and values difference. The uniqueness of

each child’s gifts and talents are developed and encouraged. This adds to

the richness of our school community and allows each child to grow and

achieve to their full potential.