Archive for December 20th, 2019

Aileen Bulman who is retiring after 38 years teaching in Listellick NS, with Principal Annette Dineen. Photo by Dermot Crean

Aileen Says Farewell To Listellick NS After 38 Years Of Teaching

December 20, 2019 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

SEPTEMBER 1981. Adam And The Ants were flying high in the charts with ‘Prince Charming’, Kerry were to claim their fourth All-Ireland in a row and a young teacher walked into a classroom in Listellick school to begin her career. Some 38 years later, Aileen Bulman, will walk out of […]

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Cllr Terry O'Brien in front of the Grotto in Blennerville which has a new light after four years. Photo by Dermot Crean

Blennerville Grotto Lit Up By Solar Power After Four Years In The Dark

December 20, 2019 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S taken a while, but the people of Blennerville have their Grotto lighting at night again this week after four years in the dark. The Grotto has been there over 60 years after it was built adjacent to the old school. But when the school was demolished in January 2016, […]

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Bishop Ray Browne at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bishop Says Make Time For Family And Friends This Christmas

December 20, 2019 at 11:39 am 1 comment

The Bishop Of Kerry, Ray Browne, has issued his Christmas message to the diocese… The Word was made flesh, he lived among us. To all who did accept him Jesus gave power to become children of God. From his fullness we have, all of us, received yes, grace in return […]

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Breda Dyland (seated left) of Kerry Cancer Support Group and Joe Hennebery (seated right) of Kerry Hospice, receiving cheques thanks to a Movember Fundraising effort. Also included in front are Willie Dennehy and Martin Cane. At back; Linda Daly of Kerry Cancer Support Group, Thomas Raymond, Richard Raymond and Billy Hennessy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Movember Fundraiser In Tom’s Memory Raises Thousands For Charities

December 20, 2019 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

TWO cancer charities were presented with thousands of euro each after a Movember event held in memory of Rahoonane man. Tom Raymond passed away in June of this year. During his battle with cancer, he travelled for treatment on the Kerry Cork Health Link Bus and received care in the […]

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Collette Price of Tralee Soup Kitchen with Blennerville NS pupils and some of the 46 shoeboxes collected for people who use the Soup Kitchen. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kind-Hearted Blennerville Pupils Donate Christmas Shoeboxes To Soup Kitchen

December 20, 2019 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE you might expect the attentions of young pupils at Blennerville NS to be firmly focused on they are getting from Santa this Christmas, they also found time to help out those less fortunate. Collette Price of Tralee Soup Kitchen gave a talk to sixth class pupils recently about what […]

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CBS Students Take Interest In AIB’s Build A Bank Competition

CBS Students Take Interest In AIB’s Build A Bank Competition

December 20, 2019 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS at CBS The Green have entered the world of banking with the help of AIB Tralee. A team of students at the school has entered the AIB Build A Bank Challenge, which offers students in Transition Year & Fifth Year an opportunity to showcase their creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. […]

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St John Of God Services in Monavalley

Sponsored: St John Of God Kerry Services Is Recruiting

December 20, 2019 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

SAINT John of God Kerry Services is expanding to meet the increasing needs of people across the county. We are now recruiting to meet these increasing needs. Saint John of God Kerry Services provides a range of programmes and services for adults and children with an intellectual disability throughout the […]

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The Curraheen Community Choir singing outside O'Shea's Gala on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Curraheen Choir Raises Hundreds Of Euro For St Vincent de Paul

December 20, 2019 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

SHOPPERS at O’Shea’s Gala in Blennerville were treated to some lovely singing on Thursday evening and gave generously to a great cause. The Curraheen Community Choir set up just outside the entrance to the shop at about 5.30pm, as people were making their way home from work and stopping for […]

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