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Junior infants at Flemby NS Adam O'Shea, Dylan Farren, Luke Sheehy and Amari Pabon with teacher Fiona Cooke and Principal Paul Roche at the school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Happy Junior Infants Begin Schooldays In Tralee And Beyond

September 3, 2017 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

SO they’re all settled in by now. Hundreds of junior infants started school this week and they begin a wonderful journey through primary school. We took photos in schools in town and on the outskirts, visiting Caherleaheen, Listellick, Flemby, Tralee Educate Together and St John’s in Ashe Street, while St […]

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Little ladies in Spa NS on their first day at school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Spa And CBS Primary Juniors Settle Into New Surroundings

September 1, 2017 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE parents were more anxious than the pupils at Spa NS on Thursday morning as the junior infants started their schooldays. Teacher Valerie Linehan had them all relaxed (the pupils that is!) when we called to take a few photos and there were no tears as the children got used […]

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Clodagh, Jayden and Katie on their first day at St Brendan's NS Blennerville on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All Smiles On First Day At Blennerville, Moyderwell And Presentation Schools

August 31, 2017 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE new arrivals at St Brendan’s NS Blennerville, Moyderwell Mercy and Presentation Primary weren’t long in settling in on Wednesday morning. There’s 30 pupils out in Blennerville this year, while both Moyderwell and Pres have two classes each. All schools said the kids settled in well. Principal of Moyderwell, Moira […]

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Harry Rooney and Max Fitzgibbon on their first day at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Day For Juniors At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn and Holy Family

August 31, 2017 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW experience and new friends awaited pupils at schools all over town on Wednesday. At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn there were two classes of junior infants  beginning their schooldays and everything went smoothly, with the tears drying up once parents left the little ones with the teachers. The same was […]

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Róisín McCarthy with parents Trish and Justin at Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Welcomes New Arrivals As Schooldays Begin

August 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sun may have been beaming down on us this morning, but summer’s certainly over for primary schoolchildren this morning as thousands head back to the books. For junior infants it’s a daunting but exciting time, as we could see when we visited Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh early on Wednesday. […]

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Fiadh and Ella Mai settling into life at Spa NS on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Junior Infants Settling In Nicely At Spa NS

September 2, 2016 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THE junior infants at Spa NS were all chat when we arrived on Friday morning to take some photos. The girls outnumber the boys, 16 to 10, in the class and they were already well settled in after only a few days.  The pupils started on Wednesday and it went very […]

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Starting in Blennerville National School were, from left: Twins, Jace and Rylan Flynn. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Blennerville, Gaelscoil, CBS And Fenit Junior Infants Begin First Days Of School

September 2, 2016 at 8:31 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been quite a week for children in and around town over the past three days. It’s also a big day for parents and teachers who see the junior infants adapting to their new surroundings in school. Forty-five pupils in CBS National School had their first day of school on Thursday. “It has been […]

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Starting in Moyderwell National School were, from left: Freya Dennehy and Hannah Walsh. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: All Smiles In Presentation And Moyderwell As New Junior Infants Are Welcomed

September 1, 2016 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE junior infants at two town centre schools were well settled in when we called to take photos on Thursday morning. Pupils from Presentation Primary and Moyderwell Mercy began their first days of school the day before and it all went very smoothly. Presentation welcomed in 38 new boys and girls, while in Moyderwell nearby there […]

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Karen O'Brien and Roisin Reidy on their first day at school at Listellick NS on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Listellick And Flemby NS Children Settle In For Schooldays

September 1, 2016 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE bad timing. It was break time when we called to Listellick NS on Wednesday morning and the junior infants were a bit bemused with us interrupting them mid-sandwich to take some photos. All 30 of the new pupils seemed to be very happy though, as their teacher Riona Ruane explained. “They settled in […]

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Ciara Hayles and Nessa Kirby at their first day in Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Day At School In Scoil Eoin Balloonagh

August 31, 2016 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

NOT a bother on them. That seemed to be the consensus on the children beginning their schooldays at Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, on Wednesday morning when we called to take some photos. There were three junior infants classes starting and they were all settled down and happy with their teachers, Mrs Carol Anne O’Donoghue, […]

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Caherleaheen National School Junior Infant pupils Saoirse Moynihan and Spphia Polak with teacher Adrian Heislip. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Happy Junior Infants Begin First Days Of School

August 30, 2016 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S the time of the year when parents around the country can get very emotional as a milestone event in their child’s life comes around. Schools around Tralee are welcoming new Junior Infant classes and we’re going to travel around town all week to see how they settle in. Though […]

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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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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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Photos: First Day Runs Smoothly At Caherleaheen and Fenit Schools

Photos: First Day Runs Smoothly At Caherleaheen and Fenit Schools

September 4, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

IT was all smooth sailing in Fenit and Caherleaheen national schools as pupils started their schooldays in the past week. “We have ten junior infants this year, there were no tears from them on Thursday and there have been no been no tears since,” said St Brendan’s Fenit, school principal, Aisling […]

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Miss Laura O'Keeffe's junior infants class at CBS Clounalour on their first day at school on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: New Arrivals At CBS And Tralee Educate Together

September 2, 2014 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

MONDAY morning saw two schools reopen their doors with Tralee Educate Together welcoming six new arrivals, while down the road two classes of  juniors began their schooldays in CBS. “It all went very well this morning,” said junior and senior infants teacher, Gail Kelly at Tralee Eductate Together at Collis Sandes […]

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Leah Sutton and Ava Kelliher in Listellick NS on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: New Arrivals At Listellick, Presentation And Blennerville Schools

September 1, 2014 at 7:50 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement for many youngsters last week as they began their schooldays at Tralee primary schools. “There was tears from one or two children but they all settled very quickly,” said Ms Mary Dillane, junior infants teacher at Listellick NS. “A lot of them would know each other […]

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Orla Ní Choisteala and Ava Ní Dhaibhín at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on  Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: New Arrivals Get A ‘Céad Míle Fáilte’ At The Gaelscoil

August 30, 2014 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE junior infants in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn were well settled when TraleeToday.ie visited on Friday morning to get a class photo. “We had a very exciting day yesterday with our 43 new junior infants and everybody was very happy both coming into school and going home,” said Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir. […]

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The new junior infants class at Scoil Nuachabháil with teacher Jennifer Murphy and resource teacher Laura O'Brien. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photo: Ballymacelligott Children Begin Their Schooldays

August 27, 2014 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a special day for 22 boys and girls in Ballymacelligott this Wednesday when they took their first steps into the world of education. Scoil Nuachabháil welcomed the 12 boys and 10 girls and they took to their new surroundings with ease. “They settled in perfectly this morning, no problem […]

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