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David Lucid and Evan Lucid with Marie Scott and Adam Scott at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Christmas Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Festive Fun At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn’s Christmas Fair

December 6, 2022 at 11:21 am 0 comments

THE annual Christmas Fair at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn was another super success on Sunday as hundreds of parents and children visited the school hall. There were raffles, an auction, face painting, nail-painting, milk shakes, pancakes, goodies, home baking and a Christmas sing along with Chris White suppling the music. Christmas […]

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Minister Norma Foley with Bríd Nic Gearailt and Mary Wallace of Derryquay NS and pupils Édana Kingston, Dylan Passway and Jayden Sinnott holding a biscuit cake, the recipe for which came from Minister Foley herself. Photo by Dermot Crean

Wonderful Recipes In New Cookbook From Derryquay School Community

December 4, 2022 at 11:13 am 0 comments

MINISTER Norma Foley was on hand to officially launch Derryquay National School’s ‘Let’s Cook’ cookbook on Saturday morning. ‘Let’s Cook’ is a collection of recipes from Derryquay’s families and friends. With over 140 recipes, this cookbook offers plenty of choice from breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts and baking, to international recipes […]

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Graduates Jane Smith and Shauna O'Shea (Hairdressing) at the Kerry College Graduation Ceremony in The Brandon Hotel on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Day Arrives For Kerry College Class Of 2022

December 1, 2022 at 5:04 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education and Training held its graduation in the Brandon Hotel on Thursday, the first in person graduation since Kerry College was established by Kerry Education and Training Board in 2019. Over 500 graduates from Kerry College’s Clash, Denny Street, Killorglin, Listowel and Monavalley campuses along with […]

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Youngsters at the Scoil Eoin Festive Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Crowds Enjoy Scoil Eoin’s Festive Fair

November 28, 2022 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin Balloonagh hosted a hugely successful Festive Fair in the school hall on Sunday with hundreds attending throughout the afternoon. The event, held for the first time, was organised and run voluntarily by the Parents Association and a group of teachers from the school. There was a variety of […]

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Daniel Fleming (VBR), Jack Mulvihill (Metal Fab) and Sean Meaney (Aircraft) at the Kerry ETB Apprenticeship Graduation on Friday at the Brandon Hotel. Photo by Girmante Plotnikova

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Hosts National Apprenticeship Awards Ceremony

November 26, 2022 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE National Apprenticeship Awards 2022 were held in the Brandon Hotel in Tralee on Friday, by Kerry Education and Training Board (Kerry ETB) in conjunction with Limerick and Clare Education Board (Limerick and Clare ETB). The National Apprenticeship Awards recognise the achievements of apprentices who have completed four years of […]

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Billy Ryle: Early Christmas Present For Junior Cycle Students

Billy Ryle: Early Christmas Present For Junior Cycle Students

November 23, 2022 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Billy Ryle says Kerry’s Junior Cycle candidates delivered superb exam results which were issued today… RESULTS DAY After an interminable five-month delay, Junior Cycle exam results were finally issued by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) on Wednesday, 23rd November to 67,130 candidates nationwide, including 1,955 (964 female/991 male) from Kerry. […]

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PHOTOS: A Day To Celebrate International Students At Kerry College

November 22, 2022 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

MUSIC, poetry and dance filled the canteen at Kerry College’s Clash Campus on Monday as a celebration of students from all over the world was held. Kerry College’s ‘International Students Day’ saw a celebration of the variety of cultures within the college’s student body. There was an information booth on […]

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Marie O'Shea with Aodán, Ronán and Liam at the STEM Showcase and Family Day at MTU North Campus on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy STEM Showcase And Family Day At MTU Tralee

November 22, 2022 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

HUGE numbers of science-mad youngsters and their parents converged on the Munster Technological University in Tralee on Saturday for the highlight of the Kerry Science Festival which took place all last week. The STEM Showcase & Family day at the MTU Kerry North Campus was another great success with an array […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Paula Holmes, Coren Hughes and Aideen Lynch at the ISTA Senior Science Quiz at the MTU South Campus on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Schools Teams Compete In Kerry ISTA Science Quiz

November 18, 2022 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a successful and busy night at the annual Kerry ISTA Senior Science Quiz at the MTU South Campus with the event returning after three year absence due to Covid-19. Regional Science quizzes took place in 13 venues around Ireland on Thursday night, with the Kerry quiz organised by […]

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Sponsored: Presentation Secondary School Tralee To Host Open Evening This Tuesday

Sponsored: Presentation Secondary School Tralee To Host Open Evening This Tuesday

November 12, 2022 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Presentation Secondary School Tralee will hold an open night on this Tuesday, November 15 from 6pm to 8pm. The school has a proud tradition of academic success. In 2022, 26% of our Leaving Certificate girls achieved over 500 points. This continues our well-established trend of far exceeding the national average […]

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MTU To Receive €3.45m In Transformation Funding

MTU To Receive €3.45m In Transformation Funding

November 11, 2022 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

MUNSTER Technological University (MTU) will receive €3.45 million in Transformation Funding it was announced today. This tranche of funding will be used by MTU in key areas such as digital infrastructure, building capacity in research, and in improving governance and systems integration. Minister for Education and Kerry T.D Norma Foley […]

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Joining Santa Claus for the launch of the upcoming Festive Fair at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh were Tracy O'Connor and Paul Ruane of the Parents Council, teacher Veronica Donovan, Principal Kieran O’Toole, Maureen Keenan of the Parents Council, teacher Sinead Curtin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Festive Fair Fun On The Way At Scoil Eoin Balloonagh

November 9, 2022 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin Balloonagh will host their first ever Festive Fair in the school hall on Sunday, November 27 from 12-5pm. It promises to be an enjoyable day for all the family to get into the magical spirit of Christmas.  The event is being organised and run voluntarily by the Parents […]

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WATCH: Mercy Mounthawk To Welcome Visitors To Open Day This Saturday

WATCH: Mercy Mounthawk To Welcome Visitors To Open Day This Saturday

November 9, 2022 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Secondary School Mounthawk are preparing to welcome parents of prospective students to their Open Day which takes place this Saturday, November 12. The tours of the school will take place at intervals between 10am and 1pm. Contact the school on 066-7102550 for more information. This will be the first […]

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Raising the three flags at Caherleaheen NS on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sponsored: Explore Caherleaheen National School During Open Week

November 9, 2022 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

CAHERLEAHEEN National School is hosting an open week this week until Friday, November 11, where parents and guardians of children can see what the school has to offer. Caherleaheen NS is a vibrant, happy and busy little school nestled in the beautiful setting of Caherleaheen, less than 3km from Tralee town. It is a co-educational […]

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Our school management team - Mr Robert Flaherty (Deputy Principal), Ms Anne O'Callaghan (Principal) & Ms Helen Hayes (Deputy Principal).

Sponsored: CBS The Green To Hold Open Evening This Thursday

November 8, 2022 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

The CBS The Green Open Night will take place this Thursday from 6pm-8pm. We look forward to meeting you all and welcoming you as part of our ‘Green Family’ school community. CBS The Green is an all-boys post-primary school catering for 750 students, situated in the heart of Tralee town. […]

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Over €40,000 For MTU GoalMine TY Programme

Over €40,000 For MTU GoalMine TY Programme

November 8, 2022 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Education Norma Foley TD, has announced a total of €43,956 in Dormtant Accounts funding for Munster Technological University’s GoalMine Transition Year (TY) Programme. This tranche of funding will provide the MTU GoalMine project with the resources to enhance provision of their two-day living-lab experience for TY students. The […]

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Kerry Education and Training Board (Kerry ETB) welcomed the Minister for Education, Norma Foley, TD, for a topping-out ceremony to mark the completion of the structural works at the new Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí site on November 7th, 2022. The new 75,000 sq. ft building will have the capacity to cater for 600 students
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Structural Works Completed At New Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí

November 8, 2022 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Education and Training Board (Kerry ETB) welcomed the Minister for Education, Norma Foley, TD, for a topping-out ceremony on Monday to mark the completion of the structural works at the new Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí site. The new 75,000 sq. ft building will have the capacity to cater for 600 students. […]

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Approval For Extension To Spa National School

Approval For Extension To Spa National School

November 7, 2022 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Education and Kerry T.D. Norma Foley today announced project approval for a state-of-the-art extension for Spa National School, Tralee. This building project will cater for new accommodation on the site of the current school campus. The extension plan will deliver a new mainstream classroom as well as two […]

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Sponsored: Presentation Secondary School To Hold Open Night

Sponsored: Presentation Secondary School To Hold Open Night

November 2, 2022 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Presentation Secondary School Tralee will hold an open night on Tuesday, November 15 from 6pm to 8pm. The school has a proud tradition of academic success. In 2022, 26% of our Leaving Certificate girls achieved over 500 points. This continues our well-established trend of far exceeding the national average for […]

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Business Management graduate Zoe King with Marketing and Management graduates Chelsea Flynn, Maria Griffin, Laura Moloney and Colette O'Shea at the Munster Technological University Graduation Ceremony on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The MTU Conferring Ceremony (Part 2)

October 30, 2022 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a momentous day for over 700 graduates at Munster Technological University’s Conferring of Awards Ceremonies on Friday. The award ceremonies marked the first in person conferring since October 2019, although the graduating of Class of 2021 received their parchments in October 2021, and returned to the Kerry Sports […]

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Early Childhood graduates Chloe Boyle, Fiona Nelligan McGuire, Joanne McCarthy at the Munster Technological University Graduation Ceremony on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Class Of 2022 Enjoy Graduation Ceremony At MTU (Part 1)

October 29, 2022 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Class of 2022’ received their graduation awards at Munster Technological University’s Conferring of Awards Ceremonies on Friday. It was a day to congratulate graduates, their families and friends and recognise the hard work and dedication that led to this moment. This year’s graduating classes included students from the School […]

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Principal  Sorcha Ní Chatháin and Norma Foley TD Minister of Education

Ireland’s First Gaeltacht-Based Community National School Officially Opened In Kerry

October 29, 2022 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Education and Training Board (Kerry ETB) welcomed Norma Foley TD, Minister for Education, to officially open Scoil an Ghleanna Community National School (CNS) on Friday. Scoil an Ghleanna, located near Ballinskelligs, transferred from Catholic to multidenominational patronage in 2019, becoming Kerry ETB’s second Community National School. Uniquely Scoil an […]

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Student Areej Gul dressing up for Halloween at Kerry College on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fancy Dress Fun For Halloween At Kerry College

October 27, 2022 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH Halloween approaching, students at Kerry College decided to have a bit of fun ahead of the mid-term break. The cafeteria at the Clash Campus was livened up by the appearance of Spiderman, Nishi Sunak, Batgirl and more as the Student Council organised a fancy dress event with teacher Miranda […]

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Student Kiana Breathnach with Jake Bairead at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Open Night on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Shows What It Can Offer Students At Open Night

October 26, 2022 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the opening of a brand new school building just months away, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí held an open night on Tuesday to give potential students and their families an idea of what to expect if they enrol for next September. While the open night was held at their current building in […]

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Deirdre Kearin of NEWKD with Principal of Presentation Primary John Hickey and pupils taking part in the 'Relax Kids' initiative. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Initiative Supports Mental Health And Wellbeing At Presentation Primary

October 26, 2022 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Primary in Tralee has launched a series of student workshops entitled ‘Relax Kids’ as part of the school’s drive to continue to support student mental health and wellbeing. The yoga mats were out in force on Wednesday morning as the children in 2nd and 5th class in Presentation Primary school […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí To Hold Open Night This Tuesday

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí To Hold Open Night This Tuesday

October 23, 2022 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí will be hosting their Open Night in the building in Moyderwell,  on Tuesday, October 25. Commencing at 7pm, students and parents/guardians will have an opportunity to meet with staff and students and to discover what the school can offer to prospective students and why choosing Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí might […]

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Eimear Litchfield, Ali Lane, Grace O'Connor, Aimee Galvin, Katie Dwyer and Cathy Dwyer at the awards for high achieving Mercy Mounthawk Leaving Cert 2022 students on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Celebrates High-Achieving Students From Class Of 2022

October 23, 2022 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a record-breaking year for Leaving Cert results at Mercy Mounthawk, so it was only fitting that these students were honoured at the school on Saturday. An incredible 22 students achieved over 600 points in the State Exams this year, far exceeding previous records. The school had 38% of […]

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French teacher Anne Marie O'Kelly (right) with Samuel Gallagher, Abigail Gallagher and  Michelle Reidy Gallagher at the Coláiste Gleann Lí open evening on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Warm Welcome For All At Coláiste Gleann Lí Open Evening

October 21, 2022 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

A WARM welcome was extended to all who visited a Tralee post-primary school last night for their open evening. Coláiste Gleann Lí invited all 5th and 6th class primary school students and their parents/guardians to get a feel for the school and show all it has to offer for prospective […]

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Coláiste Gleann Lí Hosts Open Evening This Thursday

Coláiste Gleann Lí Hosts Open Evening This Thursday

October 19, 2022 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

COLÁISTE Gleann Lí is inviting all 5th and 6th class primary school students and their parents/guardians to their Open Evening on this Thursday, October 20, from 5pm to 8pm. All at the school, located on the Clash Road in Tralee, are looking forward the welcoming you to and providing you […]

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Billy Ryle: At Last…Some Certainty About Junior Cycle Exam Results

Billy Ryle: At Last…Some Certainty About Junior Cycle Exam Results

October 19, 2022 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

Billy Ryle says there has been disappointment, tempered with relief, as the Junior Cycle exam results have been delayed until Wednesday, November 23… So much time has passed since 68,408 candidates sat for the Junior Cycle exam last June, that many of them may have forgotten all about it. They […]

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