Archive for April 18th, 2018

Pictured at the launch of the Presentation  Secondary School Monster Bingo with overall prizes of €2500 which will take place in the school at 7pm on April 26th in aid of school funds were from left, Frieda Sheehan, Theresa Kissane, Rocco Sheehan, Laura Scanlon, Dean Sheehan,  Mary Rose Scanlon and at back Sean Costelloe.
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Over €2,500 In Prizes Up For Grabs At Bingo Fundraiser

April 18, 2018 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

FANS of  bingo might want to make note of this date. The Parents Association of Presentation Secondary School, Milltown has launched their Fundraising Bingo Night, in aid of school funds and there’s loads of prizes on offer. The first game will commence at the school at 7pm on Thursday, April […]

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Jackie McCull (left) and Angela Hickey (second right) of the Cashel Ward at UHK accept a cheque from Kelly Sheahan and David Scott of Tralee Chamber Alliance.

Hundreds Raised By Chamber For Children’s Ward At UHK

April 18, 2018 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Cashel Children’s Ward was the beneficiary of profits from an annual children’s event at Easter organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance. The Under 12’s Kids Fun Run in Tralee Town Park took place on Easter Saturday as part of the Tír na na Óg Children’s Festival with Zumba dancing with Linda […]

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Teachers Liz Doyle and Geraldine O'Dwyer with CBS students in front, Brian O'Sullivan, Robert Kerins, Paul McCarthy and Tadhg Kerins. At back; Neil Stuart, Liam Magee and Daniel Porojan. Photo by Dermot Crean

CBS Students In Sleepout To Highlight Homelessness Issue

April 18, 2018 at 1:21 pm 1 comment

STUDENTS from CBS The Green will sleep outside the school on Friday night to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness in Ireland. The Peace and Justice and Student Council are in the middle of a campaign on the issue and a number of events have taken place, culminating on […]

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IT Tralee launches Higher Certificate in Science - Pharmacy Technician  - The Institute of Technology Tralee is pleased to announce the introduction of a new Pharmacy Technician programme for CAO entry in September 2018. 
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IT Tralee launches Higher Certificate in Science - Pharmacy Technician  - The Institute of Technology Tralee is pleased to announce the introduction of a new Pharmacy Technician programme for CAO entry in September 2018. This NFQ Level 6, two-year programme is the only one of its kind being offered in the Munster Region and the IT Tralee is one of a handful Institutes throughout Ireland to offer the programme. It has been designed in close collaboration with pharmacy chiefs in the region and serves to meet an ever-increasing demand for qualified graduates in this area.Speaking about the new programme Dr. Joseph Walsh, Head of School of STEM at IT Tralee said, ‘We are delighted to offer this new and exciting course. The two year programme, delivered by leading scientists and pharmacists, prepares students through class lectures and on-the-job learning for a profession as a pharmacy technician. The course is ideally suited to students considering a career in the pharmacy sector and for those who are already working in the sector and would like to upskill and achieve a qualification.’The programme, which qualifies graduates to work as a pharmacy technician in both hospital and community pharmacies, aims to develop the students’ practical, professional and academic skills required to assist in the various activities of the pharmacy.In welcoming the announcement, Brian Kearney, Supervising Pharmacist at Sam McCauley’s Chemist in Tralee, outlined what graduates can expect from this programme in the workplace, ‘A pharmacy technician is a health professional who plays an integral role in the pharmacy assisting the pharmacist in preparation and dispensing of medicines, whether working at a retail or hospital pharmacy.’Providing additional detail on what students can expect from the programme, Dr. Eilish Broderick, IT Tralee said, ‘Students will gain knowledge and understanding prescription and non-prescription medicines, and how they are formulated and used to treat illnesses. The programme includes two pharmacy placements, which can be carried out either in a hospital or community pharmacy, giving the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge and applied skills.”’Applications for this course must be made via the CAO. The last date to register with the CAO, for those who have not already done so, is 5.15pm on 1st May, 2018.Further information can be obtained from School of STEM Administrative Officer: Ms. Brenda Clifford Email: Brenda.Clifford@staff.ittralee.ie, Tel: 066 7145606

IT Tralee Introduces Pharmacy Technician Programme

April 18, 2018 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE Institute of Technology Tralee has announced the introduction of a new Pharmacy Technician programme for CAO entry in September 2018. This NFQ Level 6, two-year programme is the only one of its kind being offered in the Munster Region and the IT Tralee is one of a handful Institutes […]

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Back row; Adele Conway, Samantha ward, Aoife Flavin, Aideen Spillane, Naomi O'Leary, Dawn Lenihan, Niamh O'Halloran Colbert, Anna Flannery, Sandra O'Shea, Katie Mc Coy, Chloe Carroll.Front row; Cliona Moran, Kayleigh Muphy, Shannon Brown, Danielle Horgan, Shannon Murphy at the opening of the new Hairdressing Salon facility at Kerry ETB in Monavalley.

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Opens New Salon For Hairdressing Trainees

April 18, 2018 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

HAIR Salons from across Kerry gathered at Kerry ETB Training Centre’s all-new Hairdressing Salon in Monvalley on Monday for an opening evening to showcase their futuristic looking new facility and to meet the current crop of young hairdressers. Visitors spent two hours mingling with staff, trainees and other business owners […]

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Launching the Storyboxes project were in front Sr Laurence O'Brien, Sr Colette Stafford and Tom O'Connor. Back: Ina Mulhall, Karen Walsh, Evelyn Dore, Charlotte O'Halloran, Mary O'Brien and Maurice O'Keeffe. Photo by Dermot Crean

Evelyn To Talk ‘Storyboxes’ On RTE’s ‘Today’ Show

April 18, 2018 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL teacher will appear on RTE’s Today show today (Wednesday) with Daithí O Sé and Maura Derrane after the success of an initiative to bring joy to older people in nursing homes. Evelyn Dore of Moyderwell Primary and Karen Walsh of CBS created ‘Storyboxes’,  a box with books, CDs […]

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Blennerville School And Parents Introduce Ban On Smartphones Among Pupils

Blennerville School And Parents Introduce Ban On Smartphones Among Pupils

April 18, 2018 at 10:26 am 3 comments

A LOCAL primary school has instigated a pilot programme with parents, where children will not use smartphones or social media applications for the remainder of the school year. The programme is being run by St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville after it was discovered that some sixth class pupils had access […]

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The Dale Road.

Ferris Hits Out At Suggestion Of Closing Hazardous Dale Road

April 18, 2018 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY Sinn Féin councillor has hit out at a suggestion at Monday’s Kerry County Council meeting that the Dale Road could be closed on health and safety grounds. The suggestion came from  Fine Gael councillor, Aoife Thornton,  in the Listowel area who said that the condition had deteriorated so […]

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