SCHOOLS

PHOTOS: CBS Makes Winning Start To Dunloe Cup Campaign

PHOTOS: CBS Makes Winning Start To Dunloe Cup Campaign

September 12, 2015 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

A report from the Dunloe Cup  2015/2016 Round 1 tie between CBS The Green V St Pat’s Castleisland at Caherslee (with photos by Adrienne McLoughlin)… CBS The Green 3-13 St Pats Castleisland 3-8 A strong team performance was required by The Green to get the better of St Pats Castleisland in […]

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Darran Launches School’s Fundraising Raffle With Two All-Ireland Tickets Up For Grabs

September 11, 2015 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY star Darran O’Sullivan has lent his support to a fundraiser where the prize is two tickets to the All-Ireland final next week. The Presentation Secondary School annual sports fund raffle was launched on Wednesday with the aim of raising as much money as possible for a vital part of the school programme. […]

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Graduates at VTOS enjoying the barbecue, that was put on especially for their awards night. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: VTOS Graduates Enjoy Celebration Barbecue At Awards

September 11, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE VTOS graduates enjoyed a celebration barbecue on Wednesday night before their annual awards ceremony on Wednesday night. VTOS, which facilitates a return to education for adult learners, held their awards night for both leaving cert and QQI level graduates who were presented with their certificates. Continued below… “Some of our students are […]

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Presentation Tralee students, Emma Slattery, Aoife Dillane, Sarah Tansley, Amy Cullen, Erika O'Sullivan and Emma Sheehy with their Junior Cert results on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students From All Over Town Celebrate Junior Cert Results

September 10, 2015 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from all over Tralee celebrated getting their Junior Cert results on Wednesday morning with some great grades reported in all schools. In CBS The Green, Deputy Principal, Robert Flaherty, told us that 111 students sat the exams in June. “We had a number of students who had eight A’s […]

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Principal of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Austin Ó Seachnasaigh with Róisín Ní Churraí who received 11 A grades in her Junior Cert results on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Student Gets 11 ‘A’ Grades In Junior Cert

September 9, 2015 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was great celebrations around town on Wednesday morning as the Junior Cert results were handed out to excited students. One young lady who had a special reason to celebrate was Róisín Ní Churraí, a student at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí who got 11 A grades in the exams. The Principal of […]

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Collecting their Junior Certificate Results were, Mercy Mounthawk, students, from left: Ashling McGlaughlin, Leanne O'Brien, Allie McCord, Emely Quirke. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Excitement In Mounthawk As Students Receive Junior Cert Results

September 9, 2015 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a buzz of activity outside the gymnasium in Mercy Mounthawk, on Wednesday morning as expectant students waited to receive their Junior Certificate results. Among the high achievers were five students who received 10 A’s and four who got nine A’s. “We’re really happy as our students performed comfortably above […]

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Coláiste Gleann Lí, 5th Year Students and staff with Kerry footballer, Darren O'Sullivan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Star Drops Into Coláiste Gleann Lí For Sport Workshop

September 9, 2015 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY footballer Darran O’Sullivan, took time out from his preparation for the All-Ireland Final against Dublin in two weeks to drop into students at Coláiste Gleann Lí on Tuesday morning. Story continued below… The player delivered a workshop with the students on developing life skills through sport. The workshop is […]

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PHOTOS: Junior Infants Enjoy First Day At CBS Primary School

PHOTOS: Junior Infants Enjoy First Day At CBS Primary School

September 2, 2015 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

CBS Primary School was one of the last schools in Tralee to open their doors after the summer holidays and for junior infants it was a special day. There was as much emotion in the parents as in the children as they dropped off the little ones to begin a […]

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At the launch of the 'CBS The Green 3k and 5k Fun Run' were, from left: Jason Hillstrom, Karen Tobin, Helen Kelliher, Barry John Keane, Marc O'Se, Cathal McLaughlin, Oisin O'Mahony and Eoin Cahill. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Stars Help Launch CBS The Green Fun Run

September 2, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

TWO current Kerry GAA stars with strong ties to Tralee CBS, helped launch the secondary school’s inaugural 5k and 3k fun run in aid of a new astro turf facility on the school grounds. The fun run will take place on Sunday, September 27 at 1pm sharp. Story continued below… Barry John […]

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PHOTOS: St John’s, Flemby And Caherleaheen Schools Welcome New Arrivals

PHOTOS: St John’s, Flemby And Caherleaheen Schools Welcome New Arrivals

September 2, 2015 at 9:25 am 1 comment

IT was an exciting week for children in Flemby NS, Caherleaheen NS and St John’s Parochial School in Ashe Street when we visited on Tuesday morning. The junior infants had all been settling in well since starting this week and were getting to know each other and their teachers. In Flemby […]

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PHOTOS: Holy Family And Tralee Educate Together Welcome New Arrivals

PHOTOS: Holy Family And Tralee Educate Together Welcome New Arrivals

September 1, 2015 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE Scoil Eoin across the road opened last Thursday, there was great excitement on Monday morning when Holy Family welcomed the new arrivals. “It went very well this morning,” said Principal Ed O’Brien. “They were all very well behaved and settled in very quickly, so were delighted,” he added. Over in […]

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PHOTOS: New Junior Infants Begin School At Moyderwell and Presentation

PHOTOS: New Junior Infants Begin School At Moyderwell and Presentation

August 31, 2015 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a big day for pupils in Moyderwell and Presentation as the schools welcomed the new arrivals on Monday. Two classes of pupils started in Moyderwell and it was a smooth start to their school life with parents leaving the children in the capable hands of Ms Dillane and […]

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PHOTOS: Listellick And Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcome New Arrivals

PHOTOS: Listellick And Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcome New Arrivals

August 30, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been an exciting week for young boys and girls all over town as they took their first steps on the education ladder earlier this week. While Presentation, CBS, Holy Family and Moyderwell will open in the next couple of days, others have been welcoming the new arrivals including Gaelscoil Mhic […]

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PHOTOS: A Treble Double As Three Sets Of Twins Begin At Spa NS

PHOTOS: A Treble Double As Three Sets Of Twins Begin At Spa NS

August 29, 2015 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

SPA National school opened its doors on Thursday and the teacher of the junior infants could be forgiven for thinking she was seeing double…three times over! Three sets of twins began their schooldays, bringing to 10 the number of twins in the school. “They’re not all identical so that helps,” […]

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PHOTOS: A New Beginning In Blennerville For Junior Infants

PHOTOS: A New Beginning In Blennerville For Junior Infants

August 28, 2015 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

IN schools around Kerry opening this week, it was a momentous occasion for children…and their parents! In St Brendan’s NS Blennerville it was no different, with parents arriving to drop off their little ones as they entered the junior infants classroom on Thursday morning. There were tears, but the parents eventually composed […]

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Junior infants pupils on their first day at school in O'Brennan on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Week For Junior Infants In Ballymac Schools

August 28, 2015 at 8:21 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a big week for Ballymac kids as they took their first steps on the education ladder. Both Scoil Nuachabháil and O’Brennan NS welcomed the new junior infants classes and it all went smoothly for the teachers and pupils. “They all settled in really well,” said Marcella Murphy, Junior […]

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PHOTOS: Emotional Time As Children Begin Schooldays At Scoil Eoin

PHOTOS: Emotional Time As Children Begin Schooldays At Scoil Eoin

August 27, 2015 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

AND so the fun begins. It was a busy day at Scoil Eoin on Thursday morning as around 90 children began the journey which will take them through the education system. There were some anxious parents and no small amount of tears from adults and kids, as they said their […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s Back To School Time But The Summer’s Not Over Yet

Zoe’s World: It’s Back To School Time But The Summer’s Not Over Yet

August 26, 2015 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

  THE back to school mania is in full swing, because Summer is officially coming to an end. I can’t have a conversation with someone without mentioning school in some shape or form; which is totally okay. What other topic are you going to mention when speaking to a 16 […]

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Sean Dowling, Tréise Moran, Andrew McEllistrim, Aoife Garvey and Gavin Connolly with their Leaving Cert results at Mercy Mounthawk on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Smiles All Around As Students Collect Their Leaving Cert Results

August 12, 2015 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s Dermot Crean and Fergus Dennehy visited schools around Tralee in the wake students receiving their Leaving Cert results… IT was D-Day today for hundreds of students all around Tralee this morning as they arrived at their schools to collect the Leaving Certificate results. Many were full of excitement, trepidation and […]

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PHOTOS: Graduates Enjoy Tralee Community Training Centre Awards Ceremony

PHOTOS: Graduates Enjoy Tralee Community Training Centre Awards Ceremony

July 23, 2015 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a huge sense of pride and achievement in the Tralee Community Training Centre in Monavalley on Wednesday as students, mentors and family members gathered together to celebrate the end of year awards ceremony. It had no doubt been a challenging and hard working year for all involved, but […]

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VIDEO: Moyderwell Primary School Students Win Radio Kerry €5K Competition

VIDEO: Moyderwell Primary School Students Win Radio Kerry €5K Competition

July 14, 2015 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

MOYDERWELL Primary School has scooped the top prize of €5,000 in the ‘Radio Kerry ‘Catch Our Attention €5k’ giveaway competition. Kerry Today host, Jerry O’Sullivan, announced the school as the winners of the competition this morning on his show, as they just edged out the two other shortlisted finalists in Breda Daly and […]

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PHOTOS: Walk 4 Autism Proves A Great Day Out For All

PHOTOS: Walk 4 Autism Proves A Great Day Out For All

July 13, 2015 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT looked like the weather could break at any minute as the crowd started to gather for the fundraising ‘Walk 4 Autism’ event taking place at John Mitchels GAA grounds on Sunday afternoon. There were definitely a few nervous looks from those taking part, with a few thinking it wise to throw on […]

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Kerry Schools To Get 27 Extra Special Needs Assistants From September

Kerry Schools To Get 27 Extra Special Needs Assistants From September

July 8, 2015 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Government has announced that 27 additional SNA posts are being created in Kerry schools from this September bring the total in the county to 387. Over 600 extra SNA posts in all will be created nationally. The new allocation includes approximately 25 SNA posts for mainstream primary and post primary […]

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New Classrooms And ASD Units Approved For Scoil Eoin

New Classrooms And ASD Units Approved For Scoil Eoin

July 3, 2015 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin, Balloonagh, has been added to the approval list for the additional accommodation grant for the construction of two ASD Units and six mainstream classrooms. It was part of an announcement by the Department of Education that five Kerry schools are to be added to the list of approvals for […]

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Glenderry NS Raises €32,000 For Development Of AstroTurf Pitch

June 25, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

A RECENT fundraising campaign by Glenderry NS in Ballyheigue has proven to be a massive success after they raised the huge sum of €32,000 for the development of a new astroturf pitch. The school and parents association had made the decision at the start of the year that the area at the […]

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North Kerry Schools Recognised At National Awards

North Kerry Schools Recognised At National Awards

June 21, 2015 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

  THE third and sixth class students of Loughfouder NS and the fourth and sixthth class students of Lyreacrompane N.S. received national recognition at the 10th annual Our World Irish Aid Awards 2015 on Tuesday. Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, presented them with awards for their excellent projects, which explored the issues facing […]

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At the raising on their new blue flag were Moyderwell National School pupils, from left: Lilly O'Brien, Sara Peterniece, Isabella Moloney, Grace McCannon, Kevin Gaxa, Gerard O'Shea, Endijas Maurinns and Luke Enright. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Moyderwell NS Pupils Hoist New Blue Star Flag

June 20, 2015 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

IT was an exciting day for pupils at Moyderwell National School who hoisted their latest Blue Star Flag on Friday. Aided by the Mayor of Tralee and head of the board of management, Jim Finucane, the flag hoisting ceremony was the culmination of a year’s work done by the pupils in […]

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PHOTOS: St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Students Enjoy Fantastic Graduation Day

PHOTOS: St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Students Enjoy Fantastic Graduation Day

June 20, 2015 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school made the big step towards adulthood today as they celebrated their graduation from the school, where they no doubt have experienced many great memories over the years. The school hall was full of family, friends and staff members as they looked on […]

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O’Brennan NS Pupils Rock Out At Fundraising Day

O’Brennan NS Pupils Rock Out At Fundraising Day

June 19, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  O’BRENNAN NS in Kielduff showed their caring side on Wednesday when they held a successful fundraising day, with a local rock band providing the entertainment. The day kicked off with a bake sale run by Sixth Class with money raised going  towards buying musical instruments for the school. Continued below… Then the Third […]

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Representatives of Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn teams that have recently won competitions are, front row, from left: Edward Mac Sfathigh (Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Hurling Boys Division Two), Ciara Derath (Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Girls Football Division Two) and Aisling Ni Ainifein (Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Quiz  County Winners). Back row: Conor O Ciarba (Gael Linn Gael Scol Football Winners), Tomas O hAainifin (Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Boys Football Division One Winners), Abi Ni Chathasaigh (Gael Linn Football Winners) and Dearbhla Ni Choirc (Inter School Girls Basketball Blitz Winners). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: The Silverware Mounts Up At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

June 18, 2015 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the summer holidays almost upon us, one school has been making use of the fine weather by holding their Active Schools Week. This active approach is certainly paying off, because in the past month or so, Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, have been busy picking up their fair share of silverware at local sporting […]

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