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Breda Dyland, Manager of Kerry Cancer Support Group (second right) accepts a cheque from Mercy Mounthawk Students, Jenny Fox (second left), Amy O'Mahony and Katie Nagle. Also included is Administrator at KCSG, Trish Kelly. Photo by Dermot Crean

Students Raise Funds For Charity With Christmas Card Sales

January 25, 2017 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

STUDENTS from Mercy Mounthawk helped out a local charity and at the same time showed great entrepreneurial spirit during the Christmas season. Katie Nagle from Ballyroe along with Caherslee girls Amy O’Mahony and Jenny Fox, are Transition Years who decided to enter the Young Entrepreneurs Programme under the name JAK Christmas Cards. For their […]

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Kerry Schools Invited To Compete In National Coding Competition

Kerry Schools Invited To Compete In National Coding Competition

January 24, 2017 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

  KERRY students are invited to take part in a National Scratch Competition for Ireland’s young coders from Junior Infants all the way up to sixth year. Scratch is a visual programming language that encourages children to develop essential coding skills through fun and interactive learning. The competition, which is run […]

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Tralee CBS Intermediate Team, photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

PHOTOS: Tralee Athletes Excel At Kerry Schools Cross Country Championship

January 23, 2017 at 11:58 am 0 comments

  TRALEE schools’ athletes were successful at the annual Kerry Schools Cross Country Championships on Friday last. The Championships took place at the Demesne, Killarney where Tralee CBS won the Shield for the Best Boys School.  Presentation Killarney won the Girls’ Shield at the event. Brothers Sean and Tim Pollman-Daamen of Mercy […]

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Award-winning students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí with Principal Austin Ó Seachnasaigh at the Kerry ETB awards on Friday night at IT Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Honoured At Kerry ETB Schools Awards

January 22, 2017 at 10:09 am 0 comments

OVER 200 people attended the Kerry Education and Training Board Annual Student Awards event which was held in the IT Tralee North Campus on Friday night. The guest of honour was Garda Yohan Hunt,  a former Tralee Youthreach student who is a founding member of Tralee First Responders. Colm McEvoy CEO Kerry […]

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Pres Girls Banking On Success In Competition

Pres Girls Banking On Success In Competition

January 22, 2017 at 10:07 am 0 comments

THE Pres girls opened their Butterfly Bank this week at the school in their aim to follow the success of their schoolmates of previous years in the ‘AIB Build A Bank’ competition. The Dream Bank from the school won the overall national prize in 2015 and last year’s Blossom Bank […]

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Principal of St John's Parochial School, Aoife Benton, in the classroom with pupils on 'Pyjama Day' on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Small School With Big Welcome Planned For Open Day

January 21, 2017 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

SOME may not know it, but there is a lovely little school nestled in the heart of the town. St John’s Parochial School, which is adjacent to the Church of Ireland church on Ashe Street, is holding an open day on Saturday, to show parents the advantages of sending their children there. […]

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PHOTOS: CBS Fundraising Comes To Fruition With All-Weather Pitch Opening

PHOTOS: CBS Fundraising Comes To Fruition With All-Weather Pitch Opening

January 21, 2017 at 10:05 am 0 comments

IT’S been a long time coming, but a couple of years of fundraising came to fruition for CBS The Green this week with the opening of their all-weather pitch. Students have been trying it out all week and it looks very impressive indeed. It is the final piece of the […]

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CBS Students Attend Massive Cycle Against Suicide Event In Limerick

CBS Students Attend Massive Cycle Against Suicide Event In Limerick

January 19, 2017 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

  CBS The Green students were among the thousands who attended the biggest ever Cycle Against Suicide Student Leaders’ Congress this week and found it a really worthwhile experience. Last week, students and teachers travelled to the University of Limerick to the event where 6,000 students gathered in UL to raise awareness of the […]

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The basketball team Mary O'Connell, Rebecca Conway, Rachel Kilgallen and Aoife Dillane, all Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee/Kerry Team Prepares For International Children’s Games

January 19, 2017 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

THE Tralee/Kerry team to head off to the this year’s International Children’s Games and Cultural Festival, which will be held in the city of Kaunas, Lithuania, has been finalised. The games take place from July 4-9 and 18 athletes from Kerry will participate in what is the 13th consecutive year of participation of Tralee ICG […]

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Some of the cast at rehearsals for Mercy Mounthawk's production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students All Set For Production Of Shakespeare Classic

January 19, 2017 at 10:51 am 0 comments

IN JUST  a week, the students at Mercy Mounthawk will be ready to bring a Shakespearean classic to the stage. After months of rehearsals, ‘Romeo And Juliet’ will be performed at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday, January 26, Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28 at 8pm nightly. Every second year the school alternates […]

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REPORT: CBS The Green Advance After Titanic Tussle With Killorglin Boys

REPORT: CBS The Green Advance After Titanic Tussle With Killorglin Boys

January 19, 2017 at 9:52 am 0 comments

A report from CBS Tralee on Wednesday’s Munster Schools Under 18½ Corn Uí Mhuirí Quarter-Final at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney… Tralee CBS 2-10 Intermediate School Killorglin 1-10 THE Green progressed to the semi-finals of the Corn Uí Mhuirí following a titanic tussle against a Killorglin side who were in the […]

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Mixed Fortunes For Tralee Teams In Corn Uí Mhuirí

Mixed Fortunes For Tralee Teams In Corn Uí Mhuirí

January 18, 2017 at 4:09 pm 0 comments

TRALEE will have on representative in the semi-finals of the Corn Uí Mhuirí (Munster Colleges SFC) next month as CBS The Green beat fellow Kerry side IS Killorglin in the quarter-final this afternoon. The Tralee side won by 2-10 to 1-10 at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney. They now play Coláiste […]

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PHOTOS: CBS Lego Club Building A Foundation For Young Engineering

PHOTOS: CBS Lego Club Building A Foundation For Young Engineering

January 18, 2017 at 10:06 am 0 comments

CBS Primary launched its Lego Club this week and the interest was phenomenal, with over 100 students signed up to take part between here and Easter. The school decided to start the Lego Club to give students an opportunity to explore their creativity, enhance communication and boost students’ motor development. […]

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It’s A Big Fortnight For Students As CAO Deadline Looms

It’s A Big Fortnight For Students As CAO Deadline Looms

January 16, 2017 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

Guidance Counsellor, Billy Ryle, gives advice to students as deadlines approach for county’s 2,250 third level college applicants… With more than 80,000 applicants – about 2,250 from County Kerry – expected to compete for about 49,000 coveted Central Applications Office (CAO) college places, it’s vital to be aware of the key […]

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Moyderwell Pupils Show Project At Science Fair In Dublin

Moyderwell Pupils Show Project At Science Fair In Dublin

January 13, 2017 at 3:57 pm 0 comments

MOYDERWELL Mercy pupils got a chance to show a project they have been working on for months at the R.D.S. Primary Science Fair today in conjunction with the B.T. Young Scientist Exhibition in the R.D.S, Dublin. It’s the culmination of much effort for the fourteen students from 6th Class who researched and presented individual projects […]

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Emma Lonergan, Richard Horgan, Shannon McInerney, Leanne Moriarty and Mark Donovan  at the Mercy Mounthawk students Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball

January 7, 2017 at 11:57 am 0 comments

THURSDAY night saw over 300 student party in Ballyroe Heights Hotel at the Mercy Mounthawk students Debs Ball. It was a fantastic night for the students, most of whom are facing into months of study ahead of the Leaving Cert so it was a chance for all of them to get together […]

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Families Are Game To Help Out School With Fundraiser At Rose Hotel

Families Are Game To Help Out School With Fundraiser At Rose Hotel

January 6, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

FAMILIES from Lixnaw, Abbeydorney and around north Kerry are preparing to do battle in aid of Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál, Lixnaw next month. The school, together with Trendhouse Events, is putting on a Family Gameshow at The Rose Hotel on Saturday, February 4 at 8.30pm sharp. The gameshow is based on popular television […]

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Hannah Edwards, Anne Dowling, Sinead Shanahan, Nora Courtney, Jenny Godley and Amy Shalvey at the Mercy Mounthawk students Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Super Style As Mounthawk Students Enjoy Debs Ball At Ballyroe (Part 1)

January 6, 2017 at 10:59 am 0 comments

WITH just a few days before returning to their studies (sorry to remind ye guys!), the students from Mercy Mounthawk converged in their hundreds at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. The occasion? Well, the Debs Ball of course – organised by the students themselves – with a three course […]

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WATCH: There’s Still Time To Enter LiveLife Film Competition

WATCH: There’s Still Time To Enter LiveLife Film Competition

January 5, 2017 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

FILMMAKERS of all ages still have just less than four weeks to ‘Make Every Second Count’ by entering the fourth annual Live Life National Film Competition. It is over three years now since young teenager Donal Walsh sadly lost his battle to cancer.  The impact of his powerful positive message however continues to be […]

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Stephen O'Brien, Ellen O'Mahony, Eva O'Connell and Jack Walsh at the Meán Scoil Nua an Leith Triúigh Castlegregory students Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Dress To Impress At Debs Ball In Ballyroe

January 5, 2017 at 10:38 am 1 comment

STUDENTS from Meán Scoil Nua an Leith Triúigh Castlegregory had a ball last night. Over 40 students from the secondary school enjoyed their Debs at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night and they certainly went all out in the style stakes as you can see from our photos below…

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Sarah Fitzgerald, Nora O'Connell, Mary Fitzpatrick, Zoe O'Connor and Kelly Tobin at the CBS The Green Students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style And Glamour At The CBS Students Debs Ball

December 30, 2016 at 11:35 am 0 comments

OVER 150 teenagers gathered at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night for the CBS students Debs Ball. The Christmas period is the perfect time for the students to relax and enjoy themselves before the pressure of the Leaving Cert rears its ugly head in the new year. They enjoyed […]

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Presentation Honours Student With Highest Marks In Leaving Cert Art

Presentation Honours Student With Highest Marks In Leaving Cert Art

December 30, 2016 at 10:29 am 0 comments

FORMER Presentation Secondary School student, Alice Jaeger, returned to her alma mater on Tuesday, December 20 to receive an award on behalf of the school in recognition of receiving the highest marks in Leaving cert Higher level Art in 2016. All Art students in the school attended the ceremony together with Art […]

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Butterfly Bank Takes Flight At Presentation School

Butterfly Bank Takes Flight At Presentation School

December 27, 2016 at 9:40 am 0 comments

THE AIB Build a Bank School Bank for 2016 /2017 was launched at Presentation Tralee on Tuesday, December 20. The “Butterfly Bank” is encouraging students to “Spread Your Wings And Fly” by opening an account with the bank and saving to fund your dreams. The Bank management team is made up […]

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Aoife King, Patrick O'Donnell, Jordan Tearle, Sean Gannon, Sean Trant and Sally O'Mahony at rehearsals for Mercy Mounthawk's production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students To Bring Shakespeare Classic To Siamsa Stage

December 24, 2016 at 8:47 am 0 comments

IT may be Christmas, but the students of Mercy Mounthawk are already looking ahead to the new year and their upcoming production of a Shakespearean classic. TraleeToday.ie visited the school on Thursday morning where the students were rehearsing for ‘Romeo And Juliet’ which will be performed at Siamsa Tíre from […]

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Presentation Helps Out St Vincent de Paul Appeal

Presentation Helps Out St Vincent de Paul Appeal

December 23, 2016 at 10:52 am 0 comments

THE St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Food Appeal was a tremendous success in Presentation Secondary School, Tralee this year. Following a visit from Christy Lynch, regional organiser of SVP, the Student Representative Council was motivated to organise the promotion of the appeal and the collection of food items and Christmas treats in […]

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Hark the Herald Angels Sing! Pictured performing at their school Christmas concert in Blennerville National School on Wed, 21st Dec are from left Kaela Reidy and Yvie Ross. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

PHOTOS: The Infants Of Blennerville NS Perform Nativity Concert

December 22, 2016 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

THE weeks and weeks of rehearsing ‘Born In A Barn’ and other children’s Christmas songs paid off handsomely for the Junior and Senior Infants of St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville last night. The little ones were the first to perform a Christmas concert in the school hall since it opened in January. […]

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judges Ms. Caroline Foley, Mr. Alan O’Sullivan , Ms. Helena Madigan and Ms. Margaret Barry.

Presentation Christmas Jumper Day Raises Almost €1,000 For Ronald McDonald House

December 21, 2016 at 9:55 am 0 comments

ALL students at Presentation Secondary School, Tralee were invited to wear Christmas Jumpers on Tuesday in order to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald house at Crumlin Children’s Hospital. However, students are being asked to use their creativity to “Upcycle” an existing jumper rather than wearing a shop-bought version. Continued below… […]

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CBS Students ‘Keep The Green Air Clean’

CBS Students ‘Keep The Green Air Clean’

December 20, 2016 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

FIRST year students at CBS The Green took part in a travel challenge which saw them walking /cycling/carpooling to school to help ‘Keep the Green’s Air Clean’. This initiative organised by Ms C Kelliher is part of the school’s attempt to secure the fourth Green Flag from An Taisce. This year the theme […]

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Festive Cookery Demo To Help Out Spa NS And African Charity

Festive Cookery Demo To Help Out Spa NS And African Charity

December 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

IF you’re looking for inspiration for this year’s Christmas dinner then why not head over The Tankard next Wednesday night. Chefs Frank Moynihan, Adrian O’Sullivan and Ian O’Sullivan will be presenting a live Food Demonstration,”Tastes of Christmas”, showcasing numerous tip to make your festive season even more special. Admission is free of charge […]

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Eve O'Regan, Amelie O'Sullivan and Kayla Pigott who took part in the Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, Christmas Concert on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Hall Filled With Festive Music And Song

December 16, 2016 at 1:19 pm 0 comments

THE corridors and halls of Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh came alive with colour and festive spirit this week as pupils put their talent on display for the Annual Christmas Concert. For weeks,  the children, guided by their teachers and music co-ordinator Triona Daly, had been rehearsing for the much anticipated concerts which took […]

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