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Junior infants at Blennerville NS on their first day at school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Junior Infants Welcomed At Blennerville NS

September 3, 2021 at 8:42 am Comments are Disabled

ST Brendan’s NS in Blennerville has been going from strength to strength in recent years, especially since the new school opened in 2016. This is evident in the numbers now attending as 30 new junior infants began their schooldays on Wednesday. Prinicipal Robbie O’Connell said the children settled in well, […]

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Junior infants at St John's Parochial School Ashe Street on their first day. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin At Scoil Eoin, Tralee Educate Together And St John’s Parochial School

September 3, 2021 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

SCHOOLS all over town welcomed their new junior infants this week. From the biggest school to the smallest, all the children were made feel equally welcome by staff as the little ones’ educational journey began. The town’s largest primary school, Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh, saw three classes of pupils arrive, […]

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Ms Quirke's CBS Primary School Junior Infants in the yard during playtime on Tuesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Primary Welcomes New Junior Infants

August 31, 2021 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

AND so the fun begins. Monday saw the arrival of nearly 40 new children to CBS Primary School and the beginning of a wonderful educational journey. Friends for life were made in Ms Quirke and Ms Donoghue’s classes in the new, impressive extension to the school which opened this time […]

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Junior Infants at Caherleaheen getting used to their new surroundings. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin At O’Brennan And Caherleaheen

August 30, 2021 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW chapter in the lives of young children began at Caherleaheen NS and O’Brennan NS last week. The junior infants were dropped off by emotional parents but the kids were unfazed and happy to meet their new friends. “It’s been brilliant with no tears, all went really well and […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Junior Infants on their first day at school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines As Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcomes Junior Infants

August 28, 2021 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER first day at school at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn went as smoothly as you’d expect, with two classes of junior infants beginning a new journey. “Everything went great this morning,” said Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir. “The parents had visited with the children on two occasions previously to get used to […]

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Listellick NS Junior Infants on their first day at school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin For Junior Infants At Listellick NS

August 27, 2021 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT abounded at Listellick NS on Thursday morning as parents brought their children to begin their schooldays. Teacher Ashley Reynolds said everything went very smoothly, with no tears shed and children settled in very quickly and comfortably with their new friends. However, they may not be too long in their […]

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A Spa NS Junior Infant on her first day at school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Junior Infants Welcomed At Spa NS

August 27, 2021 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the current mini-heatwave we’re experiencing, it doesn’t feel like back to school time is here again. However, the uniforms have appeared and emotional parents were present and correct on Thursday morning at Spa National School as the junior infants arrived in the sunshine. It all went smoothly and teacher […]

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Teacher Aileen Griffin (back right) and Peggy Sweeney with Junior Infants at Scoil Eoin on their first day at school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Day At School For Holy Family And Scoil Eoin Junior Infants

August 29, 2019 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

WELL that wasn’t long coming around! The late Rose of Tralee Festival meant that back to school time was on top of parents and children all of a sudden this year. For parents whose child was going to school for the first time, it was a special Thursday morning dressing […]

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Happy new arrivals at O'Brennan NS on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Caherleaheen And O’Brennan Schools Welcome Junior Infants

September 1, 2018 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO days down, a couple of thousand more to go. Junior infants began their schooldays on Thursday and took no time at all to settle in at Caherleaheen and O’Brennan schools. There were happy faces all around when we called to take a few photos of the the new arrivals […]

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All smiles at Listellick NS. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All Smiles From The New Arrivals At Listellick School

August 31, 2018 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY had all settled down at Listellick NS by the time we visited the new arrivals on Friday. Ms Ríona Ruane will certainly be kept busy with 30 new pupils in her junior infants class at the school on the hill. “We had no tears yesterday and we have a […]

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New arrivals at Presentation Primary having fun on their first day at school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Day At School Around Tralee

August 31, 2018 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

JUNIOR Infants familiarising themselves with their surroundings on Thursday as they began their education at schools around town. At Moyderwell Mercy there were 52 children in the two classes getting to know each other and their teachers, Ms Sarah Daly and Ms Ciara O’Sullivan. There were a few anxious little […]

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Junior Infants at Scoil Eoin on their first day at school, on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Welcomes Excited New Arrivals

August 31, 2018 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE largest primary school in Tralee saw dozens of new arrivals on Thursday as junior infants began their educational journey. The parents were more nervous than the little ones, as over sixty children settled into the three classes at Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh. The children weren’t long settling in once […]

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Eli, Rian and Noel on their first day at school in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin At Gaelscoil For Junior Infants

August 30, 2018 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

NO bother to them. The new junior infants arrived at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday morning and they took to primary school like ducks to water. There were very few tears shed as the 51 pupils settled into the two classes under Olive Ní Ghearáin and Laura Ní Dhonghaile. “We […]

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Some of the new arrivals at Scoil Nuachabháil. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Junior Infants Welcomed At Schools

August 29, 2018 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a morning of great excitement for children at some schools in the Tralee area as they welcomed new arrivals. While most schools will open again tomorrow, we called to a few this morning including Clogher, Scoil Nuachabháil and Tralee Educate Together. There were ten junior infants settling in […]

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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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