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SPONSORED: A Warm, Caring And Happy Atmosphere Awaits At Moyderwell Mercy

SPONSORED: A Warm, Caring And Happy Atmosphere Awaits At Moyderwell Mercy

February 15, 2019 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

A WONDERFUL school in the heart of Tralee is currently enrolling pupils for September 2019. Moyderwell Mercy is a co-educational primary school in the Catholic tradition, catering for pupils from Junior Infants to Sixth Class. Each child is individually known to the Principal and staff and is educated in a […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students Meg Ní Chrónín, Mébh Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh, Caragh Ní Néill, Amy Ní Mháirtín, Aoibhnea Níc Muiris and Eoin Mac Uileagóid who took part in wearing orange for Cycle Against Suicide. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Goes Orange For Cycle Against Suicide

February 13, 2019 at 6:18 pm 0 comments

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí was a colourful place on Wednesday as the school took part in a special event for Cycle Against Suicide. All the students were asked to wear an item of orange clothing with some even painting their faces that colour for the day, in order to complete another ‘gear’ […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Under 15 boys and coaches after winning the Subway All-Ireland Schools U15A Cup final today in Dublin.

Mercy Mounthawk Basketballers Win All-Ireland Final

February 13, 2019 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

TRALEE has new All-Ireland champions thanks to the exploits of Mercy Mounthawk basketballers this afternoon. After some disappointments over the past few week, the Under 15A boys side went to the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght today and won the Subway  All-Ireland Schools final. They beat Malahide in the semi-final […]

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Flemby NS.

SPONSORED: Flemby NS — A School Of Diverse And Enriching Experiences

February 12, 2019 at 11:23 am 0 comments

IT’S a small school but Flemby NS has so much to offer children and parents can find out all about its attributes at an open day next Tuesday, February 19 at 7pm. Flemby NS is a two teacher school on the outskirts of Tralee in Ballymacelligott. It’s a school full […]

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SPONSORED: See What St Brendan’s NS In Fenit Can Offer Your Child At Open Evening

SPONSORED: See What St Brendan’s NS In Fenit Can Offer Your Child At Open Evening

February 11, 2019 at 10:54 am 0 comments

IF you’ve a child starting primary school this year, then a trip to Fenit might be in order. St. Brendan’s National School is situated in the beautiful coastal village, just 10 minutes from Tralee and next Monday, February 18, they are holding an open evening from 6.30pm to showcase all the […]

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The five O'Brennan student in Athens.

O’Brennan Pupils Enjoy Trip To Athens As Part Of Erasmus Programme

February 10, 2019 at 11:19 am 1 comment

FIVE students from O’Brennan National School have just returned from a week long Erasmus exchange hosted by the Primary School of Egaleo ‘Nikolas Politis’ in Athens. The students enjoyed a five-day programme of events which included spending time with other students and teachers from the partnering primary schools, along with […]

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Call Goes Out For Kerry Students To Enter Scifest 2019

Call Goes Out For Kerry Students To Enter Scifest 2019

February 9, 2019 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

SECOND-LEVEL students from Kerry are being asked to put their skills in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to the test again as the call goes out for entries for the 12th annual SciFest@College competition. SciFest is the largest and most inclusive second-level STEM fair initiative on the island of […]

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Tralee Schools Among Kerry Entries To Make Junk Kouture Semi-Final

Tralee Schools Among Kerry Entries To Make Junk Kouture Semi-Final

February 8, 2019 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  TWO entries from Tralee have been selected to go forward to represent their schools in the semi-finals of the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture taking place in March. ‘Climate Calamity’ from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and ‘Keeping Up With The Khristmas Kouture’ from Mercy Mounthawk join the other Southern finalists in the competition. […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí TY students at the Young Americans show at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Join Young Americans For Energetic Show

February 8, 2019 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE all-singing, all-dancing Young Americans were in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí during the week and on Thursday night they took to the stage with local students for a highly entertaining show at The Rose Hotel. The Young Americans is a charitable organisation dedicated to the promotion of understanding and goodwill among people […]

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Spa NS students, winners of the U11 Quiz at the Cara Credit Union Quiz in the Brandon Hotel on Sunday. 
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PHOTOS: Tralee Area Schools Emerge As Winners Of Cara Credit Union Quiz

February 6, 2019 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union held its Annual Schools Quiz on Sunday in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre with many school represented. Schools from all over the are took part and for the 1st and 2nd place winners in the Under 11 and Under 13 categories, they will now go onto Stage […]

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Saoirse O'Connor with grandparents Aidan O'Connor, Ann Crean and Dolores O'Connor at the St Brendan's NS Blennerville Grandparents Day on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot  Crean

PHOTOS: Grandparents Enjoy A Visit To Blennerville School

February 6, 2019 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

GRANDPARENTS of children at St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville were made to feel special on Wednesday when the school hosted a day dedicated to them. A short prayer service was held and pupils read poems and sang songs before the adults enjoyed some refreshments. It’s a day both pupils and […]

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Musician John Spillane (centre) with Principal of Presentation Primary School John Hickey and Chairperson of the Parents Association Donal O'Callaghan in front of pupils before the concert in the school hall on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Spillane Entertains At Presentation Primary School

February 4, 2019 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

A WELL-KNOWN musician entertained pupils from a local school on Friday. Presentation Primary School facilitated a concert by the renowned John Spillane, in association with Tony O’ Flaherty of Sonas Recording and the International award-winning Academy of Dance under the directorship of Clarissa Michaux. John performed songs from his triple […]

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SPONSORED: Caherleaheen NS Hosts Open Week To Showcase A Wonderful School

SPONSORED: Caherleaheen NS Hosts Open Week To Showcase A Wonderful School

February 3, 2019 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

IF your child is starting school this September, then a visit to Caherleaheen this coming week is definitely worth considering as they are holding an open week every morning from 9am to 10.30am, Monday to Friday. Caherleaheen  National School is a vibrant, active and busy school with almost 200 boys and girls, […]

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Young Siún O'Connor with mom Carol and grandmother Catherine Myers at the Caherleaheen NS Grandparents Day on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Grandparents Celebrated On Visit To Caherleaheen NS

February 3, 2019 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE generations of families enjoyed a wonderful time at Caherleaheen National School on Friday for Grandparents Day. The children were busy for the past week or so, gathering photos and information about their grandparents and the occasion also served a celebration of St Brigid as Principal Mary Connolly explained. “The […]

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Aoibhe Healy with grandparents Helen and Dan Healy at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Grandparents Day on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcomes The Older Generation For Grandparents Day

February 2, 2019 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great fun at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Friday as the older generation came to the school for grandparents day. It was a chance for the children and indeed the school to show their appreciation for grans and granddads on a day which proves immensely popular every year. “There’s […]

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Natalie Mason (centre) with Angel Hussey and Nicole Sheffy of Kerry ETB Hairdressing courseafter after getting her hair dyed purple in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.

Natalie Goes Purple For Cancer Charity

February 2, 2019 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A STUDENT in St Ita’s and St Joseph’s showed her generosity this week by getting her hair dyed purple for charity. Nineteen year old Natalie Mason is in her final year of her Leaving Cert Applied course in the school and came up with the idea to raise funds for […]

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At the presentation of the cheque to Cuan Mhuire were, front from left; Principal of Presentation Secondary School Mary Kennelly, Shannon Browne, Sr Bríd of Cuan Mhuire, Ciara O'Mahony and Vice-Principal Chrissie Kelly. Back  from left; Erica Lucid, teachers Sheila O'Connell, Norma Foley and Yvonne Rice and Lisa Curran. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Students Present Cheques To Two Charities

February 2, 2019 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

TWO cheques were presented by Presentation Secondary Tralee students this week to Cuan Mhuire and the Irish Cancer Society. Transition Year Students  from Presentation Secondary School Tralee presented a cheque for €1000 to former Principal Sr Brid Clifford in aid of Cuan Mhuire, which is Ireland’s largest voluntary provider of Rehabilitation […]

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Courses At Education Centre Aimed At Parents Of Second Level Students

Courses At Education Centre Aimed At Parents Of Second Level Students

January 30, 2019 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO courses aimed at parents of second level students are taking place this Saturday at the Education Centre in Dromtacker. Both courses will be presented by Fidelma Eames Healy. ‘Effective Study Techniques for Best Results: Supporting Your Child Student’ will take place from 1oam to 12 noon. It’s aimed at […]

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Dakotah Carter O'Flynn (Maggie), Darragh Doyle O'Brien (Maurice), Grace Starrett (Mary) and Ephrata Yosef (Mrs Madden)  in rehearsals for 'Big Maggie' on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Powerful Performances As Mercy Mounthawk Stages ‘Big Maggie’

January 25, 2019 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE latest production from Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School students opened last night in Siamsa Tire and audiences were very impressed by ‘Big Maggie’. Directed by Tony Behan, the students did John B. Keane’s classic justice with powerful performances from the cast and wonderful detail in the stage sets. The students […]

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Acting Principal Patricia Fitzell with junior class pupils at St John's Parochial School. Photo by Dermot Crean

St John’s Parochial School To Show All It Can Offer At Open Day

January 25, 2019 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE many advantages of being educated at St John’s Parochial School will be there for all to see on this Saturday when the school hosts an Open Day. Parents of children starting school in September, or indeed the year after, will be very impressed with the family atmosphere in the […]

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At the launch of the Kerry ETB Training Centre Prospectus 2019 were National Apprenticeship Programme Co-Ordinator Ioseph Nestor; Course Recruitment Officer John Herlihy; Director of Further Education and Training with Kerry ETB Owen O’Donnell; Area Training Manager Nora O'Callaghan and Assistant Training Manager Con O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry ETB Training Centre Launches New Prospectus For 2019

January 24, 2019 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE comprehensive range of courses at Kerry ETB Training Centre are detailed in their 2019 Prospectus which was launched this week. Showcasing the range and breath of foundation course, specific skills training, traineeships, apprenticeships and professional development evening courses – the new Kerry ETB Training Centre prospectus lists over 80 […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students Clodagh Ní Bhrádaigh, Abbie Ní Bhrosnacháin, Sadie Ní Bhrosnacháin, Heather Breathnach and Abi Ní Chathasaigh with their Junk Kouture entry. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Spectacular Junk Kouture Entries From Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students

January 23, 2019 at 5:48 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the success of one of their entries last year, it’s no wonder the students at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí have gone all out again this year for the Junk Kouture competition. ‘Fear Leighis Na Mara Plaisteach’ from Lennox Beaujouan, Peadar Toibin and Seán Ó Loingsigh won the ‘Most Unusual Material Award’ for […]

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Colaiste Gleann Lí students who received awards with teachers and Principal. Photo: Francis Bennett

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Schools Students Honoured At Awards Ceremony

January 22, 2019 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Kerry ETB Student Award ceremony took place last Friday at the IT Tralee North Campus. The event celebrates the achievements of students and learners from their Post Primary Schools and Youthreach centres. Seventy-six student awards were presented at this ceremony which is a very special occasion for all […]

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Judith Waugh, Padraig Harrington and Darach Gallagher rehearsing for 'Big Maggie' at Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Students To Hit The Siamsa Stage For ‘Big Maggie’

January 22, 2019 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Mercy Mounthawk are about to take the stage this week for their latest production which promises to be another top-class offering from the school. ‘Big Maggie by John B Keane is directed by Tony Behan and it will be the 17th time the school has staged a play. […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin with Principal of Kerry College of Further Education Mary Lucey on his visit to the college on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Minister Gives Talk On Tourism At KCFE

January 19, 2019 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education students had a great opportunity to gain an insight into the booming tourism sector in Ireland when they received a visit from Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin on Friday. The event was attended by, among others, the Tourism with Business students at the college and in […]

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Teacher Maura O'Doherty with senior class pupils at St John's Parochial School. Photo by Dermot Crean

St John’s Parochial School To Welcome Families At Open Day

January 19, 2019 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE many advantages of being educated at St John’s Parochial School will be there for all to see on Saturday, January 26 at 1pm when the school hosts an Open Day. Parents of children starting school in September, or indeed the year after, will be very impressed with the family […]

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Deadline For CAO Applications Approaches For Students

Deadline For CAO Applications Approaches For Students

January 16, 2019 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

As the 2019 CAO deadline fast approaches for Kerry’s 3rd level college applicants, Guidance Counsellor, Billy Ryle, looks at what students need to do… CAO application season is in full swing and with 80,000 plus applicants, about 2,500 from Kerry, competing for about 48,000 college places, it’s vital to submit a […]

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Past pupils of Presentation Secondary School met with current pupils to share their knowledge on Friday.

Pres Past Pupils Share Their Knowledge On Visit To School

January 14, 2019 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

LEAVING Certificate Pres Tralee students were given a great opportunity on Friday last to hear from an enthusiastic cohort of the school’s past pupils on the career paths they have chosen. Using the format of a parent teacher meeting, students were enabled to work in small groups with past pupils. […]

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REPRO FREE - Curranes NS, Castleisland wins €500 in Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools Draw. Teresa Walker, Lee Strand presents €500 to Emer Nelligan, Principal Curranes NS also in picture were Neil Reidy and Caoimhe O'Connor . 

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Curranes NS, Castleisland wins €500 in Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools Draw
Curranes NS, Castleisland was full of excitement this week when Lee Strand visited to present a cheque of €500 in the Cash 4 Schools Draw. John O’Sullivan, General Manager, Lee Strand commented “We would like to congratulate Curranes NS and wish all schools the best of luck in the next two draws. Lee Strand will present a total of €2,000 to schools in Kerry & West Limerick providing much valued financial support for schools.”
 
Speaking at the presentation Emer Nelligan, Principal stated “On behalf of the staff, management, pupils and parents of Curranes NS, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Lee Strand milk for the very generous prize of €500.  We have an Active School Flag and we will use this money to buy extra sports gear and equipment for our school.”

To enter the next draw simply collect 10 Mighty Mikey Milk mascots printed on Lee Strand 1 Litre and pint cartons or 2 Litre plastic bottles. Post your 10 mascots along with your name, address and telephone number to: Win €500 Cash 4 Schools Competition, Lee Strand, Ballymullen, Tralee, Co. Kerry. The third draw will take place on Thursday, February 28th, 2019. For further information please contact 066 7121084 or visit www.leestrand.ie

 
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Curranes NS, Castleisland Wins €500 in Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools Draw

January 12, 2019 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

CURRANES NS, Castleisland was full of excitement this week when Lee Strand visited to present a cheque of €500 in the Cash 4 Schools Draw. John O’Sullivan, General Manager, Lee Strand commented; “We would like to congratulate Curranes NS and wish all schools the best of luck in the next […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students Leah Ní Sheanacháin and Sorcha Nic Gearailt with science teacher Triona Ui Mhaolchatha. The students' project in the BT Young Scientists Exhibition is 'Investigating How Subconscious Bias Affects Consumer Decisions of Young People'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Schools Represented At BT Young Scientist Exhibition This Week

January 9, 2019 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY finalists in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) are in Dublin this week for the 55th annual exhibition and Tralee schools are well represented. Taking place at the RDS, Dublin from today (Wednesday) to Saturday, January 12, the brightest minds from across the island will gather under one […]

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