NEWS – 27th March 2011


Two years ago Emly National School introduced the playing of music to the school schedule. Now every pupil from infant to senior class plays one of a variety of instruments. The director of music in the school, Nicole Kirschner, has also started a senior band comprising a mix of past and present pupils. They are preparing at the moment to compete in the upcoming Co.Tipperay Fleadh Cheol.

Contact Information

Fr. Bernard Moloney, P.P. – 06257111; 0876366656

Fr. Seamus Rochford, A.P. – 06257103; 0868162660.

SCHOOL: St. Ailbe’s National School
PRINCIPAL: Pauline Finnan
VICE PRINCIPAL: Joseph Hennessy.

Quick Facts

POP. of the PARISH: c. 820

POPULAR SURNAMES: Burke (Bourke), Ryan, Lonergan, McEniry.

LOCATION: 14km West of Tipperary Town, historical barony of Clanwilliam

Emly was established as an episcopal see in 1118 by the Synod of Ráth Breasail.