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Minister Brendan Griffin launching the Ardfert NS Cookery Book with Marie O'Connell, Antonia Pierse , Principal Betty Stack, Peg Goggin and young budding chefs at the Ardfert Christmas Markets at Ardfert Community Centre on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Minister Launches Ardfert NS Cookery Book At Christmas Market

December 2, 2019 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT village kickstarted its 2019 Christmas Programme with its ‘Christmas Market’ in the Ardfert Community Centre on Sunday. There were stalls full of Christmas decorations and crafts, Christmas cakes and puddings, and hampers galore. Santa of course was busy in his Grotto meeting all the children as the Ardfert School Choir […]

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Conor Kearney,Principal Abbeydorney N.S.
MarieOConnell,Vice-PrincipalArdfert N.S.
Dr.Daniel Riordan,IMAR Research Centre,IT Tralee
Muiris O Grady,Agri-Tech Centre of Excellence,IT Tralee
Betty Stack ,Principal,Ardfert N.S.
Dr.Fiona Boyle,Agri Tech Centre of Excellence ,IT Tralee
Niall Trant ,Agri Tech Centre of Excellence ,IT Tralee
And Professor Joseph Walsh,Head of the School of Stem ,IT Tralee

‘A Perspective On Climate Change’ Offered At Ardfert School

November 18, 2019 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

‘A PERSPECTIVE on Climate Change’ was held in Ardfert N.S. as part of the school’s Science Week last Thursday. A big crowd arrived to experience the use of Virtual Reality in order to understand the impact of Climate Change. Principal Mrs. Stack welcomed the distinguished speakers presenting on the night, […]

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At the announcement of €75,000 funding for a sports hall at Ardfert NS were, at back; Anne Marie Russell, Helena Clifford, Deputy Martin Ferris, Minister Brendan Griffin, Principal Betty Stack, Mayor of Tralee MD Jim Finucane, Diane Jeffers of Cillard Camogie and Marie O'Connell.  In front Peter O'Mahony and Aoibhín Ferris. Photo by Dermot Crean

Excitement In Ardfert NS As Sports Hall Project Receives €75,000 In Funding

November 15, 2019 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State for Sport and Tourism, Brendan Griffin, received a warm welcome in Ardfert National School on Friday morning when he announced funding of €75,000 for a sports hall project. There was further good news for Ardfert with the announcement of €50,889 for Ardfert Community Council Ltd to develop a […]

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Ardfert NS Student Council helps Dan Murphy load the 200 Christmas shoeboxes donated by the children.

Ardfert Children Show Generosity With Shoebox Appeal

November 7, 2019 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT school children filled almost 200 shoeboxes with beautiful gifts for children in Africa and Eastern Europe as part of The Christmas Shoebox Appeal by Team Hope. The shoeboxes will be distributed based on need alone and they bring joy and excitement to children living in very difficult situations. For […]

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Ardfert NS pupils join Declan Dowling of Kingdom Greyhound Stadium in launching the school's fundraising 'Night At The Dogs'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Final Preparations In Place For Ardfert NS Fundraiser This Saturday

June 12, 2019 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S just days to go and all at Ardfert National School are hoping its ‘Night At The Dogs’ fundraiser will be a great success this Saturday, June 15. There will be 10 races on the night including a novelty children’s relay race.  Face-painting will add to the colour of the […]

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Ardfert NS pupils join Declan Dowling of Kingdom Greyhound Stadium in launching the school's fundraising 'Night At The Dogs'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ardfert Community Urged To Support Fundraiser For Local School

May 21, 2019 at 12:19 pm 1 comment

ARDFERT National School has launched its ‘Night At The Dogs’ Fundraiser which will be held on Saturday, June 15. Plans are now well underway for what organisers are promising will be the Ardfert community’s night of the year. Chief Organiser, Helena Clifford of the Parents’ Association said; “Preparations began before […]

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Spa NS Wins Kerry Primary Schools Debating Final

Spa NS Wins Kerry Primary Schools Debating Final

April 9, 2019 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a packed room for the final of the Kerry Primary Schools Debating Competition on Monday. Sponsored by Concern and organised by the Education Centre, eighteen schools in the county took part in the competition on a knockout basis which culminated in the final at the centre in Dromtacker. […]

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Sixth Class pupils from Ardfert NS with their reusable aluminium water bottles. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ardfert Pupils Show Entrepreneurial Skills With JEP ‘Showcase Day’

March 14, 2019 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

CHILDREN in Ardfert have been taking their first steps into the world of business with some innovative ideas at the school. Pupils from Mrs. Sheehan’s Sixth Class in Ardfert NS took part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme and have been working very hard since December, setting up their mini company. […]

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WATCH: Junior Infants Need Views In RSA Safe Cross Code Competition

WATCH: Junior Infants Need Views In RSA Safe Cross Code Competition

June 7, 2018 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY’RE mad for making videos for competitions over in Ardfert NS. Yesterday, we told you about their anti-smoking campaign video, but this time they want to raise awareness of road safety. The Junior Infants have been shortlisted to the last five in the country with their RSA Safe Cross Code […]

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WATCH: Ardfert Pupils Look For Views In Anti-Smoking Video Competition

WATCH: Ardfert Pupils Look For Views In Anti-Smoking Video Competition

June 6, 2018 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT Youth Club has entered a short film competition as part of the Irish Cancer Society’s X-HALE Youth Awards 2018 which aims to prevent young people from smoking. To win they need the most views of their film on YouTube. In the video, when two girls buy cigarettes off an […]

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Pupils from Scoil Naomh Eirc at the SEAI One Good Idea National Finals in Dublin.

Ardfert, Kilmoyley And Sneem Schools Make Final Of SEAI ‘One Good Idea’ Competition

May 18, 2018 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

SCHOOLS in Ardfert, Kilmoyley and Sneem had projects in the Primary Category in the 2018 SEAI One Good Idea National Finals in Dublin on Tuesday and they did very well indeed. St Michael’s National School from Sneem was the runner-up for their campaign ‘Legendary Light Savers’. The ‘Legendary Light Savers’ invented […]

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Annette Boyle, Teresa McKenna and Irene Costello at the Ardfert NS 'Lip Sing Battle' at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From Ardfert NS ‘Lip Sing Battle’ (Part 2)

April 2, 2018 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

SO as we reported yesterday, the Ardfert NS Lip Sing Battle was an unqualified success raising thousands of euros for the school hall fund (click here for previous coverage). The 10 acts were amazing and entertained the hundreds present at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night with Destiny Spice impressing […]

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Helena Clifford, Geraldine Lennon, Margaret Cahill and Fidelma Dillon, participants in the Ardfert NS 'Lip Sing Battle' at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Contestants In Sync With A Fantastic Night In Ballyroe (Part 1)

April 1, 2018 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE hundreds who attended Ardfert National School ‘Lip Sing Battle’ sure got value for money last night as the acts put on an energetic show which had the audience cheering, laughing and singing along. After two sell-out Strictly Come Dancing events over the past couple of years, the organisers decided […]

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Helena Clifford, Fidelma Dillon, Margaret Cahill and Geraldine Lennon contestants in the Ardfert NS 'Lip Sing Battle' at the launch of the event at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ten Acts To Do ‘Lip Sing Battle’ For Ardfert NS

February 17, 2018 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER two sell-out Strictly Come Dancing events over the past couple of years, Ardfert National School are gearing up to host their first ‘Lip Sing Battle’. Ten acts will take to the floor at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Easter Saturday, March 31 in what promises to be a fantastic night […]

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Ardfert NS Pupils Wins Best Film Of The Year At Nationwide FÍS Festival

Ardfert NS Pupils Wins Best Film Of The Year At Nationwide FÍS Festival

November 16, 2017 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT NS won the top prize today at the FÍS National Film Festival. The pupils from Ms Holland’s fifth class at the school won Overall Film of the Year award for their entry, ‘The Gooseberry Fair’. They were up against 24 other schools from around the country. Their entry re-enacts […]

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Launching the 'Taste Of Christmas' event in aid of Ardfert NS were Croí Restaurant's Noel Keane and Kevin O'Connor, Principal of Ardfert NS, Betty McGrath, Paul Cotter of Croí and Marie O'Connell, teacher at Ardfert NS.

‘Taste Of Christmas’ Event In Aid Of Ardfert School

October 25, 2017 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

ALL roads lead to Ballyroe Heights Hotel on a night in November for Ardfert School’s Third Annual  ‘Taste of Christmas’ cookery demonstration. Taking place on Thursday, November 9, it will be presented by the chefs from the award-winning Croì Restaurant in Tralee and the Tralee Culinary Gangsters. Kevin O’Connor, one […]

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The dancers in action. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Night At Ardfert NS ‘Strictly’ In Ballyroe

April 16, 2017 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

FOR the second Easter Saturday in a row, the Ballyroe Heights Hotel was packed out for a night of amazing ‘Strictly’ entertainment and it took a dance off to decide the winners. ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ organised by Ardfert National School Parents Association, saw 12 couples dance in front of hundreds of people and […]

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Talented Chefs To Give ‘A Taste Of Christmas’ At Ardfert NS Fundraiser

Talented Chefs To Give ‘A Taste Of Christmas’ At Ardfert NS Fundraiser

November 25, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYROE Heights Hotel will host ‘A Taste of Christmas’ cookery demonstration for the second year running. This event is a fundraiser for Ardfert N.S. and promises to be a great event following on the success of last year. The school is very fortunate to have a talented group of parents, so […]

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Junior Infants Dara Griffin and Muireann Wiseman at Ardfert NS on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Arrivals At Ardfert And Tralee Educate Together Schools

September 3, 2016 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT NS and Tralee Educate Together welcomed the new arrivals to the school this week and it was plain sailing as always in both classes. There were 20 pupils in Ms Deirdre Courtney’s class starting on Thursday morning and by the time we called on Friday to take photos, they […]

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Pictured are students from Ardfert Central National School in Kerry, from left, Liam Og O'Connor, Ellie O'Connor, Lilly Nowak, Rachel O'Connor, Ainle Foley and Dara McElligott won the Primary School prize in the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland's (SEAI) One Good Idea competition. The students picked up the prize for their 'Energy Guards' project on promoting energy awareness to their peers and school community using a board game, online quiz and a short drama to teach about energy efficiency in a fun way. The top 20 teams presented their energy awareness and climate change projects at the final awards ceremony in Dublin Castle. 
Now in its eighth year, One Good Idea, sponsored by AIB, attracted entries from over 113 primary and post-primary schools from across the country, showing an increase of 25percent in participation levels from 2015. Finalists showcased their energy efficiency themed projects using drama, song, art and electronic apps. 
Photo Chris Bellew / Fennell Photography 2016

Ardfert NS Wins Top Prize Again At National SEAI Awards

May 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT Central NS has done it again! Having won the first ever Primary Schools category in the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) One Good Idea competition last year, they have gone on to repeat that success this morning at the final awards ceremony in Dublin Castle. The school won the […]

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Nicola Casey, Anna Milinska, Tara O'Halloran, Fiona Colgan and Anne Walsh at Strictly Come Dancing in aid of Ardfert National School. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: More From The Fantastic Night At Ardfert NS Strictly Come Dancing

March 28, 2016 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THEY had some craic in Ballyroe on Saturday night. The hotel hosted an audience of 600 people as well as the 12 couples contesting the first Ardfert NS Strictly Come Dancing event. We told you yesterday that Michael Leen and Gillian Dowling were the winners of the popular vote, while the […]

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VIDEO: Ardfert Schoolgirl Bríd Wins National Essay Competition

VIDEO: Ardfert Schoolgirl Bríd Wins National Essay Competition

December 11, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

AN Ardfert girl has received an award yesterday after winning a national essay competition. Twelve year old Bríd Courtney won the ‘Someone Like Me’ competition with her inspirational video. A sixth class pupil in Ardfert NS, Brid has cerebral palsy, affecting her limbs and her speech, so she communicates through body language and her iPad. […]

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At the Cookery Demonstration in aid of the Ardfert National School were, from left: Marie Moriarty, Katie Ellard and Grace Crowley. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Christmas Cheer For Seasonal Cooking Demo At Ballyroe

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

A GOOD crowd of foodies showed up in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Tuesday night for a seasonal cooking demonstration. Well-known chef, Darren Thibeaud, was on hand to give Christmas cooking tips in time for turkey season. It was all to raise funds for Ardfert National School, so a large number of people […]

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PHOTOS: Local Primary Schools Win At National Film Awards

PHOTOS: Local Primary Schools Win At National Film Awards

November 11, 2015 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THREE primary schools just north of Tralee received awards for excellence in film making at the 11th FÍS Film Festival, which took place in the Helix, DCU on November 3. St Joseph’s NS in Ballyheigue, Spa and Ardfert National Schools took home an award from Dublin, as well as one […]

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