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Joe O'Halloran with Stephanie O'Shea, Morna O'Halloran, Paddy O'Shea, Sheila Kelly and Gerard O'Shea at the Listellick NS Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean - prints available, call 087-9384810

PHOTOS: Holy Family And Listellick Pupils Enjoy Confirmation Day

March 25, 2023 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE week of Confirmation ceremonies in Tralee came to a close on Friday, with pupils from two schools receiving the sacrament. Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church hosted two ceremonies with Holy Family and Listellick sixth classes confirmed by Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne. Once again, the weather disappointed — […]

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Eve O'Regan with mom Norma, brothers Cian and Dara and dad Brian O'Regan at the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Confirmation Day in Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean. Prints available — call 087-9384810

PHOTOS: More From Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Confirmation Day (Part 2)

March 24, 2023 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

PUPILS from Tralee’s largest primary school had a lovely Confirmation day, despite the wind and showers on Thursday. Smartly-dressed families gathered in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church and the short ceremonies (around 35 minutes) were celebrated by Fr Padraig Walsh. Mr Kennelly, Mr McSweeney and Ms Foley had their classes […]

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Sophie Quillinan with dad Wayne, siblings Paige and Jamie and mom Mags Quillinan at the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Confirmation Day in Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean. Prints available — call 087-9384810

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day Arrives For Sixth Class Pupils Of Scoil Eoin Balloonagh (Part 1)

March 24, 2023 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was little respite from the wind and rain yesterday, as the pupils from Scoil Eoin received the sacrament of Confirmation. Three ceremonies took place at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church in the morning and afternoon with large crowds attending the milestone event in the children’s lives. Fr Pádraig […]

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Riobáird Foley with mom Paula, dad Fergus and siblings Siún, Donnacha and Conall at the Caherleaheen NS Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pupils From Schools All Over Tralee Area Confirmed At St John’s Church

March 23, 2023 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a momentous time for pupils from four local schools this week as Confirmations were held in St John’s Church. It was a shame that the weather was so terrible for the sixth class pupils from Moyderwell Mercy Primary School as they arrived for the early afternoon ceremony on […]

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Róisín Moran with mom Ruth Bailey, dad Damien Moran and grandfathers Paddy Bailey and Danny Moran at the St Brendan's NS Blennerville Confirmation  Day on Thursday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day Arrives For Blennerville And Derryquay Pupils

March 19, 2023 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE pupils of St Brendan’s NS Blennerville and Derryquay NS gathered at St John’s Church on Thursday afternoon to receive the sacrament of Confirmation. Weeks of preparation went into the ceremony which was officiated by Fr Vitalis Barasa and all went off well for the sixth class pupils and their […]

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Kylan O'Carroll and family  at the CBS Primary Confirmation  Day on Thursday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Pupils And Their Families Enjoy Confirmation Day

March 17, 2023 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THANKFULLY, the morning showers cleared in time for the CBS Primary sixth class pupils to arrive dry for their Confirmation ceremony at St John’s Church on Thursday afternoon. Pupils from three classes taught by Mr O’Connor, Mr Costello and Ms Ryle at the school were receiving the sacrament and they were […]

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Darragh Field with Linda, Charlotte, Tara and Sean Field at the Caherleaheen NS Confirmation Day at the Immaculate Conception Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Primary And Caherleaheen Pupils Enjoy Confirmation Day

March 7, 2022 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a glorious Saturday afternoon for Confirmations in Tralee. The Confirmation days for Caherleaheen and CBS Primary were held in the autumn over the past two years, but pupils this year could enjoy a spring day out with their families. Caherleaheen sixth class pupils received the sacrament at the […]

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Sarah Brick with Padraig Brick and Louise Brick at the Presentation Primary School Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day For Derryquay And Presentation Primary Pupils

March 6, 2022 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER two years of autumn Confirmation days, it’s back to normal once again and spring sunshine greeted pupils arriving to two churches on Saturday morning in the Tralee area. It was a big day for three pupils in Derryquay NS and their families who attended St Brendan’s Church in Curraheen. […]

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Orla Buttimer with Stephen and  Donnacha Buttimer, Judith Beloso and Caitriona Broderick at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Confirmations on Saturday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Confirmation Day

October 4, 2021 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

OCTOBER isn’t normally a month for Confirmations, but we’re not in normal times. The Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Class of 2021 are now settled into secondary school life, but they got back together on Saturday in St John’s Church to receive the sacrament. It was a brief chance to catch up […]

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Adam Lunn with Valerie Walsh, Ciara Lunn and Gordon Lunn, at the Moyderwell Mercy Primary School Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Former Moyderwell Primary Pupils Meet Again At Confirmation Day

September 27, 2021 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE they’re now scattered among the secondary schools around town, Moyderwell Mercy’s Class of 2021 were reunited briefly at St John’s Church on Sunday. The occasion was their delayed Confirmation Day which was held in two sittings to accommodate each class. The weather wasn’t great, but that didn’t dampen the […]

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Katie Vacek with Kelly Kelliher and Natalie Kelliher at the Presentation Primary School Confirmations at St John's Church on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Former Presentation Pupils Meet Again At Confirmation Day

September 21, 2021 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

A STONE’S throw away from where they spent seven eight years of school, the Presentation Primary Class of 2021 got together in St John’s Church on Sunday. The occasion was their delayed Confirmation Day and the girls were reunited with teachers Ms Gibbons and Ms Broderick to finally enjoy the […]

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Former Listellick NS pupil, Jennifer O'Mahony, with Caroline and Nicole O'Mahony, at her Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Beautiful Weather For Listellick NS Confirmation Day

August 26, 2021 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

WE hope the upcoming weekends in September and October will be as kind weather-wise to those making their Confirmations and First Communions! Another glorious, sunny day saw the Class of 2021 Sixth Class pupils from Listellick NS converge on Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church for their long awaited special […]

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Former Holy Family NS pupil, Thomas Hurley, with Channelle and Thomas Hurley at his Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day Finally Arrives For Holy Family’s Class Of 2021

August 25, 2021 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

THEY may be starting a whole new chapter in their lives soon, but there was one last aspect to their primary school lives to complete for last year’s Holy Family NS sixth class pupils. Nearly 30 pupils and their parents were in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church for their […]

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Former Presentation Primary pupil Emma Greensmyth, with Rachel O'Connell, Mairead Kelly and Mark Greensmyth, at the Presentation Primary School Confirmation Day on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Former Presentation Primary Pupils Finally Enjoy Confirmation Day

October 6, 2020 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a long time coming, but the former pupils of Presentation Primary finally got to receive the sacrament of Confirmation on Sunday afternoon. They’re scattered among secondary schools all over town now, so it was nice for them to reunite again for the special day and meet old friends. […]

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Conor and Enda Sheehan, with Paulette O'Halloran, John Sheehan, Maria Sheehan and Michael O'Halloran, at the Derryquay NS Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day For Past And Present Derryquay NS Pupils

October 5, 2020 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a special Saturday afternoon for both past and present pupils of Derryquay NS. The present sixth class pupils joined the sixth class of 2019/2020 for a belated Confirmation Day at St John’s Church. Fourteen families in all gathered at the church for the service, which usually takes place […]

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Former Blennerville Primary NS pupil Kayla O'Connor, with Niamh, Liz and Tom O'Connor, on her Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Former Blennerville NS Pupils Meet Again On Confirmation Day

October 5, 2020 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

OCTOBER is hardly Confirmation season, but for the times we live in it has to be thus for schools in Kerry. Former pupils of St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville may be scattered throughout secondary schools in town, but there was a reunion of sorts on Saturday afternoon in St John’s […]

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Presentation Primary pupil Aine O'Shea, with Máire, Caroline and Cathal O'Shea, at her First Holy Communion Day at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Communion Day Arrives For Presentation Primary Pupils

October 4, 2020 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a long time coming, but Communion Day finally arrived for Presentation Primary School pupils on Saturday morning. The COVID-19 restrictions scuppered Ms Buckley’s second class pupils’ plans earlier this year, but now the under the guidance of Ms Field, they finally got the chance to receive the sacrament […]

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Former Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn pupil Sophie O'Connor, with Con, Isobel and Una O'Connor, at her Confirmation at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Former Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils Meet Again For Confirmation Day

September 28, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

OVER six months since their schooldays ended prematurely thanks to COVID-19, the former sixth class pupils of Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn met up again on Saturday afternoon. The occasion was their rescheduled Confirmation Day and the sun shone down as they renewed acquaintances at St John’s Church. It was a special […]

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Holy Family NS pupil Rowhan Healy with Laura Magrana, Nuala Carey, Sonia Carey, Matthew Healy and Caitriona Locke on Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family And Listellick School Pupils Enjoy Confirmation Day

March 8, 2020 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone on Friday morning to deliver a brief reprieve from the terrible weather we’ve been enduring over the past month. It arrived just in time to for the boys and girls from two Tralee schools. Families gathered at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Thursday morning as pupils […]

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Caherleaheen NS pupil Sean Óg Brosnan who made his Confirmation on Friday, with family at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pupils From Four Schools Enjoy Confirmation Day At St John’s

March 29, 2019 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

MUCH like yesterday, the sun was shining for Confirmation Day at St John’s Church in Tralee on Friday. Around 120 pupils from Presentation Primary, Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, Caherleaheen NS and St Brendan’s NS Blennerville and their families ensured it was standing room only in the church for the ceremony. Bishop […]

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Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne with Brendan Smith's sixth class pupils from CBS Primary, Principal Denis Coleman and Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald and Sara Barry at the confirmations at St John's Church on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Confirmation Day Arrives For CBS And Moyderwell Pupils

March 28, 2019 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY had a fantastic day for it. Nearly 70 children from two schools in town enjoyed their Confirmation Day on Thursday. There were two classes from CBS Primary School, and one from Mercy Moyderwell receiving the sacrament as their families looked on. Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne – and a number of […]

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Pupil Barry Nagle (centre) with Joey, Eileen, Malachy and Katie Nagle at the Scoil Eoin Confirmation Day in Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day For Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Pupils

March 24, 2019 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THREE classes from Scoil Eoin Balloonagh received their Confirmation at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Friday. Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne was present along with a number of clergy for the occasion and families packed the church as the pupils received the sacrament. Scroll down for photos…

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Listellick NS pupil Rachel Foley with Barry, Shane, Elaine and Norman Foley at the Confirmations at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day Arrives For Listellick And Holy Family Pupils

March 22, 2019 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE big day arrived on Thursday for the boys and girls of two Tralee schools. Families gathered at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Thursday morning as pupils from Listellick and Holy Family NS were Confirmed by Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne. A number of other clergy were present […]

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Jack Slattery on his Confirmation Day with, from left; Vincent Carmody,  Karen Slattery, Kathleen Carmody, Caoimhe Slattery, Leah Slattery and John Slattery. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day For Listellick And Holy Family Pupils

March 18, 2018 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES gathered at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Friday morning as children from two Tralee schools received their Confirmation. There were 49 children from Listellick NS and Holy Family who were Confirmed by Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne as their families looked on. A number of other clergy […]

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Sarah Costello, who made his Confirmation,  with, Rian Costello, Sharon Costello, Maya Commane, Jane Costello, Chris Reidy and Shane Costello   at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day Arrives For Scoil Eoin Pupils

March 4, 2017 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

OUR Lady and St Brendan’s Church has seen a lot of people pass through their doors over the past couple of days. Having hosted over 40 Holy Family and Listellick school pupils for their Confirmation on Thursday, the following day saw the church packed to see 75 pupils from Scoil […]

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