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Launching the Scoil Eoin Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal were, from left, back: Mrs. Carol Anne O’Donoghue Student Council Co ordinator, Aoibheann Griffin, Eimear Litchfield, Mengyao Ni, Katie McEvoy, Grace O’Mahoney and Dan Enright. Front: Matas Balsys, Jake Moriarty, Katie Prendiville, Faith Russell, Ciara O’Mahony,
and  Jack Doyle.

Scoil Eoin Pupils Get Behind Christmas Shoebox Appeal

October 20, 2015 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

ONCE again this year, Scoil Eoin Balloonagh students took part in the Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal in association with Samaratin’s Purse. Samaratin’s Purse is an international Christian relief and development organisation, meeting the critical needs of victims of war, poverty, famine and disease. Putting together the shoeboxes enables them to send […]

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VIDEO: Presentation Secondary School Students Star In New AIB Promotion Video

VIDEO: Presentation Secondary School Students Star In New AIB Promotion Video

October 16, 2015 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of talented entrepreneurs over at the Presentation Secondary School Tralee are getting to relive one of their moments of the year after starring in a new AIB promotion video for the ‘Build a Bank’ challenge. The girls emerged triumphant in the national final of the AIB Build a Bank challenge in […]

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Holy Family pupils taking part in Maths Week were from left: Dean Farrell, Conor Commane, Norella Quirke and Natalie Hennessy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Holy Family Kids Crunch Numbers For Maths Week

October 16, 2015 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL took part in Maths Week which runs from to October 10 to 18. Marking its first decade, Maths Week is the largest festival of maths in the world with over one million people attending events over the first 10 years. The week hopes to promote, awareness, appreciation […]

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Four Kerry Schools Have Films Nominated For FÍS Festival

Four Kerry Schools Have Films Nominated For FÍS Festival

October 15, 2015 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR Kerry schools have seen their hard work pay off after they have been nominated for awards at the 11th FÍS Film Festival. This year’s schools will be hoping to emulate the success of St Brendan’s National School in Fenit who took home a top award at last year’s festival (see […]

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Local Students To Represent Ireland At Luxembourg Event

Local Students To Represent Ireland At Luxembourg Event

October 15, 2015 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

TWO students from St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School are off to Luxembourg on Friday to speak at the European Hearing for Inclusive Education conference. Nakkita Hallissey and Blake O’Gorman are the only two Irish students travelling to the event and will be accompanied by Principal Grace Sheehan and classroom assistant Marion […]

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CBS Student Dáire Triumphs In Handball Munster Final

CBS Student Dáire Triumphs In Handball Munster Final

October 14, 2015 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

A CBS The Green student is certainly in a celebratory mood after he recently triumphed playing handball at provincial final level. Dáire Keane, a third year student in the school, won the Munster Final in the U15 handball category recently to add another feather to his already burgeoning cap of accolades, when […]

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Joan’s Fundraising Efforts Raise Almost €2,500 For Tralee School

Joan’s Fundraising Efforts Raise Almost €2,500 For Tralee School

October 14, 2015 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE mum, who decided to raise funds for new equipment for a school extension, handed over a cheque for nearly €2,500 yesterday. Joan O’Keeffe from Castlewood Park has a daughter attending St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school at Balloonagh. The school opened a new extension in May, with two […]

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Launch of the One Good Idea.
Pictured is Craoi Horgan, Adam McDonagh, Sarah Bodenham and Tiernan O'Sullivan from Ardferet Central National School, Co Kerry.
Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright Fennell Photography 2015

Ardfert Pupils Help Launch National ‘One Good Idea’ Competition

October 11, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY primary school puils are being asked to submit ‘One Good Idea’ to combat climate change in a competition which could win their school a cash prize. The ‘One Good Idea’ competition, was launched last week and Ardfert pupils were on hand to help give it some publicity. They were […]

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Coláiste Gleann Lí Receives €90,000 In Latest Sports Capital Grant Allocation

October 10, 2015 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE school is celebrating after benefitting from the latest ‘Sports Capital Programme’ grants allocation. The Clash-based Coláiste Gleann Lí post-primary school received €90,000  and means that it is the only school-based application in the entire country to receive a grant. This new influx of money will now be used by the school to help build […]

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PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Enjoy Breakfast And Raising Cash For Childline

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Enjoy Breakfast And Raising Cash For Childline

October 9, 2015 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT fundraiser was held in Mercy Mounthawk on Friday morning to raise funds for a worthy cause. First year students sat down in the canteen area to enjoy a bowl of cereal thanks to an idea from Tori Lonergan, an LCA 2 student. “The event is to raise awareness about Childline and […]

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Lieutenant Denis Sheahan delivers Nuachabhail National School with their tricolour to commemorate the 100 year anniversary  of the 1916 rising. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Schools Receive Tricolours From The Army To Mark 1916 Centenary

October 8, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Nuachabháil and Flemby NS both received tricolours from the army to mark the 100 year commemoration of the 1916 rising next year. Gunner Sean Murphy and Lieutenant Denis Sheahan of the Irish Army, delivered tricolurs and a copy of the proclamation of independence to pupils from both school. Over the next […]

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CBS The Green Students To Take Part In Science Olympiad

CBS The Green Students To Take Part In Science Olympiad

October 7, 2015 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  CBS The Green students will compete in a national science competition later this month with a chance to represent Ireland. Last year, three CBS students Seán Cahill, Gearóid O’Connor and Jerdie O’Shea were nominated to participate in “the Irish Science Olympiad” and this year another two students, Dylan Kildea Mc Connell […]

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Alvaro Perez Manzano, Daniel Parra Riera, Andres Vazquez Vegas, Principal of CBS The Green Ms Anne O'Callaghan, Inigo Garcia Bello, Ruben Jose Riera, Miguel Gonzalez Martinez.

CBS The Green Says ‘Hola’ To New Spanish Arrivals

October 3, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a case of saying ‘Hola’ to new arrivals in a Tralee school this week as six Spanish students began studies there. The students have joined the CBS the Green school community to experience life in the Irish Education system. “Their time in The Green will provide them with an invaluable opportunity […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí To Host Enrolment 2016 Information Sessions

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí To Host Enrolment 2016 Information Sessions

October 3, 2015 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí in Moyderwell, Tralee will be hosting information sessions on enrolment for the 2016 school year in the school on Tuesday 20th October and Wednesday 21st October. These sessions are open to students attending Gaelscoileanna and those attending English-medium schools along with their parents or guardians. Deputy principal Mr […]

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Andrew Barry and Jack Morgan with some of the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn junior pupils. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kerry Minor Heroes Return With Cup To Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

October 2, 2015 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

TO bring back the Tommy Markham Cup to your old school once is a great honour, to do it twice is something special. It’s an achievement that former Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn students, Andrew Barry and Jack Morgan, can now lay claim to. It’s made even more special that they are only […]

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SCHOOLS GAA: Green Gunned Down By Late Sem Surge In Corn Uí Mhóráin

SCHOOLS GAA: Green Gunned Down By Late Sem Surge In Corn Uí Mhóráin

October 2, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Corn Uí Mhóráin Munster U15 Football St Brendan’s Killarney 4-14 Tralee CBS 1-10 (Match report supplied by CBS The Green) Tralee CBS were decisively beaten when they crumbled in the last 15 minutes of a pulsating Munster 1st Round played in ideal conditions in Farranfore. The game had been in […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Celebrate Day Of Languages

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Celebrate Day Of Languages

September 30, 2015 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

  STUDENTS from one local school were busy last week as they celebrated the European Day of Languages. Gaelcholáisate Chiarraí is the school in question and was home to different languages on the morning of Friday September 25. German, French, Polish, Romanian and Gaeilge could be heard over the school intercom […]

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Liam, Olivia and Hannah O'Rahilly at the CBS 5k and 3k Fun Run at the school on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Take Part In CBS The Green Fun Run

September 28, 2015 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was brilliant sunshine for runners at the inaugural CBS The Green 5k and 3k Run on Sunday. There were 465 runners taking part, as a family atmosphere greeted everyone arriving at the school with a bouncy castle and children’s play facilities. There was also a chance to pose for photos […]

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NO REPRO FEE released 30/08/2015. Sightsavers Adds A Splash Of Colour To The First Day Back At School. Sightsavers added a splash of colour to the first day back at school with the launch of the 2016 Junior Painter of The Year Awards at the ReCreate.ie warehouse of wonder in Crumlin, Dublin. Joining judge Deirdre Rogers to launch the initiative were Nina Murray (11, Ringsend), Lisa Murray (9, Ringsend), Ethan Manby (9, Dun Laoghaire), Megan Jones (9, Ringsend), Simon Larkin (9, Navan), Elliott Larkin (5, Navan), Ruben O’Grady (9, Drumcondra), Cait O’Reilly O’Grady (11, Drumcondra), Grace Lynch (11, Ballsbridge) and Maya Rubin-Rahn (8, Gorey) as they created a colourful piece centred upon this year’s theme “Imagine 2030”. The Junior Painter of the Year Awards is open to primary school students of all ages. Competition this year featuring the new theme “Imagine 2030”. A lot can change in 15 years so Sighstavers are inviting primary school students to be inspired and create an artwork that shows how they want the world they live in to look in the year 2030. The closing date for entry is November 27th. Pictured is Elliott Larkin. Photography: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

Primary School Students Called To Enter Painting Competition

September 26, 2015 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

  SIGHTSAVERS is calling on all budding young artists across Kerry to enter the 2016 ‘Sightsavers Junior Painter of the Year’ that will be centered around the theme of ‘Imagine 2030’. The charity organisation are inviting primary school students from all around the county to be inspired and create an […]

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Fenit School Sees Bike Shelter Opened As Part Of Green Flag Pursuit

Fenit School Sees Bike Shelter Opened As Part Of Green Flag Pursuit

September 24, 2015 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

ONE KERRY school this week saw the official opening of a new covered cycle shelter on their grounds, all as part of their pursuit of a 4th Green Flag along with helping to promote European Mobility Week. St Brendan’s National School in Fenit are this week taking the time to […]

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Local Business Sponsors Trophies For CBS Fun Run This Sunday

Local Business Sponsors Trophies For CBS Fun Run This Sunday

September 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

    WITH only days to go until the inaugural CBS The Green 5k and 3k fun run, organisers are still encouraging runners to register for the event. Taking place on this Sunday, September 27 at 1pm sharp, the fundraising event marks the beginning of a new school year and the continuation […]

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CBS Students Raise Over €650 For Kerry Hospice

CBS Students Raise Over €650 For Kerry Hospice

September 22, 2015 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green hosted its annual coffee morning in aid of the Kerry Hospice last Friday morning. The event was organized by Transition Year students under the watchful eyes of teachers Ms. Costelloe and Mr. Ryall. On the day there was a vast selection of cakes and buns which were baked […]

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PHOTOS: Schools’ Explosion Of Colour To Support The Kingdom For Sunday

PHOTOS: Schools’ Explosion Of Colour To Support The Kingdom For Sunday

September 19, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

FRIDAY was ‘Jersey Day’ in many schools all over town and the excitement was palpable among the children as Sunday looms large. We paid a visit to a few of the schools and found pupils eagerly looking forward to the clash with Dublin in Croke Park with all predicting a […]

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*** NO REPRODUCTION FEE *** DUBLIN : 17/09/2015 : Maths = more than just a game of numbers! Celebrating 10 years of Maths Week Ireland. The All-Island festival of maths and numeracy, Maths Week Ireland returns next month for its 10th successive year.  Kicking off on October 10th and running until October 18th, the week-long celebration will include a host of fun and exciting activities for children, parents, teachers, maths enthusiasts and people everywhere. Marking its first decade, Maths Week is the largest festival of maths in the world with over one million people attending events over the first 10 years.  Pictured at the launch of Maths Week Ireland were Mark Ferguson Science Foundation Ireland  with Sheyma Hudson, Codie Lee Murphy, Erin Whelan and Skye Maher Tobin. Picture Conor McCabe Photography

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Kerry Schools Encouraged To Hold Events For Maths Week

September 19, 2015 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

  THE All-Island festival of maths and numeracy, Maths Week Ireland returns next month for its 10th successive year. Kicking off on October 10 and running until October 18, the week-long celebration will include a host of fun and exciting activities for children, parents, teachers, maths enthusiasts and people everywhere, and Kerry […]

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Coláiste Gleann Lí To Showcase Its Great Facilities At Open Day

Coláiste Gleann Lí To Showcase Its Great Facilities At Open Day

September 17, 2015 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

  AN Open Day for Coláiste Gleann Lí Post Primary School in Clash takes place on Saturday, October 17th from 10am to 1pm. The school has been growing in popularity and enrolments since it was relaunched and rebranded over a year ago. The initial relaunch saw plans for a two […]

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Junior Infant students in Blennerville National School were, from left, front: Dara Cronin, Callum Flynn, Rian Flynn and Ruby Foley. Back: Jake Moriarty Kelly, Barry O'Sullivan, Wiktor Kopec and Rory O'Brien Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Blennerville Schoolkids Show Their Pride In The Green and Gold

September 16, 2015 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

BLENNERVILLE NS their ‘Jersey Day’ on Tuesday in anticipation of the big matches on Sunday in Croker. Schoolchildren from junior infants up to sixth class rolled out the green and gold for the day adding a splash of All-Ireland colour to the place. “There’s a load of excitement in the […]

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Kerry senior star, Marc O'Se along with Kerry minors, Jack Morgan, Michéal	Reidy and Eoin O'Brien, with staff and students in the school on Monday morning for their 'Jersey Day'. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOs: The Green (And Gold) School Will Be Well-Represented On All-Ireland Final Day

September 14, 2015 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

CBS THE GREEN showed off its colour and the strong links with the Kerry teams aiming for ‘Double, Double’ glory in the All-Ireland Senior and Minor finals, on Monday morning. Between the two finals, The GreeN will have a teacher and eight past and present pupils involved in Croke Park. Story […]

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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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Presentation Tralee students

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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