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Gaelcholáiste Students Receive Gaelbhratach In Dublin

Gaelcholáiste Students Receive Gaelbhratach In Dublin

May 30, 2017 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí with the Coiste Gaeilge (committee of students who help to organize events and promote Irish in the school) were awarded the Gaelbhratach, by Clíodhna Ní Chíosáin, an Irish actor from the clár teilifíse, Afraic. Seventy schools attended the awards day, which was held in Leopardstown Racecourse. The […]

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Grace Claro, Aisling Ní Fhuaráin, Darragh Mac Aogáin, Michelle Ní Shuilleabháin and Rachel Ní Ginea at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí awards night at Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Receive Awards At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Graduation Night

May 26, 2017 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were a number of awards presented at the annual Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Graduation ceremony at Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday night. Students from various years gathered, including all of the Transition Year and Sixth Year classes, while the special guest speaker for the evening was Caroline McEnery of the HR […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí GAA Teams Enjoy Success

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí GAA Teams Enjoy Success

May 20, 2017 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a good week for Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí teams this week. The under 15 hurlers won the Craobh Chiarraí on Wednesday. They defeated St Brendan’s Killarney in the semi-final and the final was contested between Gaelcholáiste and Mercy Mounthawk at the John Mitchels sports grounds. Continued below… Gaelcholáiste played with the wind […]

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Mister Dónal Ó Ruanaidh and Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students presenting the cheque to Jimmy Mulligan from Jigsaw Kerry.

Gaelcholáiste Makes Presentation Of Funds To Jigsaw Kerry

May 11, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí enjoyed their annual sports day at Na Gaeil GAA pitch last Friday and a local organisation benefitted from the day. Organised by teacher Dónal Ó Ruanaidh, with help from the other teachers, some 360 students took part in a range of events including cartwheel racing, a skipping competition, sack race, […]

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Sack racing at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Sports Day at Na Gaeil GAA grounds on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Sports Day Raises Funds For Jigsaw Kerry

May 5, 2017 at 3:58 pm Comments are Disabled

IT might have been colder than recent days, but students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí weren’t long getting warmed up at Na Gaeil GAA pitch on Friday. The school held a sports day with donations made on the day to Jigsaw Kerry, the organisation which helps young people with mental health issues. […]

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The second year Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí basketball team with coach Sinead Bí Chathasaigh.

Gaelcholáiste Girls Going For Basketball Glory Next Week

April 27, 2017 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

A TEAM from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí are off to the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght next Tuesday to bid for an All-Ireland title. The second year girls team will take part in the Junior B part of the competition and got to the finals by beating St Marys High School, Midelton and […]

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Ruadhrí Mac Amhlaoibh, Liam Ó Múirí, Stiofán Ó Fearail, Daithí Ó Ruaidh, Keith Ó Briain, Kevin Shorthall, Caitlín Nic Giollaghunna and Faith Peskett at the Seo Linn Concert at the Rose Hotel on Tuesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Enjoy Concert By Seo Linn

April 5, 2017 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí Students enjoyed a concert by the Irish Band, Seo Linn, in the Rose Hotel on Tuesday. Seo Linn are a new, young, Irish band that have a passion for the Irish language. They sing original songs but also do a powerful take on some contemporary songs. Not only […]

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Gaelcholáiste To Cheer On Past Pupils In All-Ireland Club Finals

Gaelcholáiste To Cheer On Past Pupils In All-Ireland Club Finals

March 14, 2017 at 12:38 pm 1 comment

THE All Ireland Club Finals will take place in Croke Park this St Patrick’s Day, and although no Tralee Club will take part, two past pupils from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí will take to the hallowed turf  in both games. Darragh Ó’Conaill and Daithí Ó’Cathasaigh were students in the school in the noughties […]

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PHOTOS: Barry Loses His Locks As Gaelcholáiste Students Hold Fashion Show

PHOTOS: Barry Loses His Locks As Gaelcholáiste Students Hold Fashion Show

February 17, 2017 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION year students of Gaelchoáiste Chiarraí held a fashion show on Wednesday night at the Rose Hotel at 7.30pm, but it also saw a student lose his hair for a great cause. The students walked down the runway in everything from sports wear to Debs dresses and spot prizes were also raffled off […]

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Ciarán Kelliher and Gerry Enright of Bank of Ireland Tralee, with Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí students Christina Nic Gearailt. Kay De Barra, Sibéal Ni Chathasaigh, Sadhbh Sionóid, Laura Ní Eidhin, Katie Ní Thoibín Breathnach. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: TY Students At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Make ‘Junk Kouture’ Regional Final

February 15, 2017 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRANSITION Year student group at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí are through to the finals of the national art competition, ‘Junk Kouture’. The students designed and created their high fashion outfits out of ‘junk’ with every outfit  unique and one made from 100% recycled materials for the Bank Of Ireland sponsored competition. One group from the […]

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Michael Moran, Isabella Stein, Ursula Earley and Declan Hourigan at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Glamour At The Students’ Debs Ball In Ballyroe

December 23, 2016 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Christmas season is also a time for many students around town to enjoy their Debs Balls and take a well-earned break from their studies. The Ballyroe Heights Hotel was the venue on Thursday night for Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students to celebrate the festive season and well over 100 enjoyed the […]

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Gaelcholáiste Students Excel At ‘Model United Nations’

Gaelcholáiste Students Excel At ‘Model United Nations’

November 23, 2016 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students took part in a Model United Nations event at the weekend where and took home some awards for their participation. Conor Ó hArgáín won “Distinguished Delegate”(2nd) and Vince Ó Cathasaigh achieved “Honourable Mention”(3rd) in the event at UCC. “Model United Nations or MUN is simulation in which […]

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Gaelcholáiste Students Take Part In Positive Mental Health Week Activities

Gaelcholáiste Students Take Part In Positive Mental Health Week Activities

November 10, 2016 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí are celebrating their annual Positive Mental Health Week at the moment and a number of events and activities are taking place at the school. The week is part of an overall health promotion initiative in the school following on from the Mental Health Amber flag that the school was awarded last […]

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PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Enjoying An Eventful October

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Enjoying An Eventful October

October 18, 2016 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí have certainly been getting out and about this month climbing a mountain and visiting Paris. Forty TY students climbed Mount Brandon on Friday, October 7, and had a great day. “We were extremely lucky with the weather, very cold at the top. “It was a great bonding experience for the […]

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CEO of Kerry ETB Colm McEvoy and Jim Finucane sign service level agreement for the new Gaelcholaiste Tralee school in Cloon Mor near 
Hawley Park. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Significant Step Towards Building €10m New School In Tralee

October 4, 2016 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE new Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí school is expected to cost €10m to build and is scheduled to be completed during the 2019/2020 academic year. Yesterday, Kerry Education and Training Board announced the signing of a Service Level Agreement (SLA) for the delivery of the devolved major project with the Department of […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Plough On To Tullamore

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Plough On To Tullamore

September 22, 2016 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí students had a great time at the National Ploughing Championships at Screggan, Tullamore on Wednesday. A group of 42 Transition Years joined their teacher Dónal Breathnach on the bus at 6.30am for what has become an annual adventure for the students. They were part of an attendance of 111,000 on day […]

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Presentation students, Yolanda Dobbelaar, Feruka Kennedy, Mairead Dowling and Clodagh McKenna after sitting the first of their Leaving Cert exams. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Optimistic Mood As Leaving Cert And Junior Cert Exams Kick Off

June 9, 2016 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  HUNDREDS of Tralee teenagers began the Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams yesterday so we visited Mercy Mounthawk, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and Presentation secondary schools to gauge the mood of the students as they left the exam rooms. The first hurdle to leap was English Paper 1 which began yesterday morning at 9:30, […]

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Muireann Nic Ginneá, Chanel Ní Chléirigh, Aoife Ní Bheacháin, Anna Ní Mháinseál, and Amanda Ní Lochlainn at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí awards at Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Night Of Awards For Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students

May 27, 2016 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THE school year is coming to a close and awards and graduations are taking place in schools all over Tralee. On Thursday night, it was the lovely setting of Ballygarry House Hotel for 40 Leaving Certs from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí who joined other award winning students form other years in the school and their families for […]

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Tralee Schools’ Students Heading To European Parliament In Strasbourg

Tralee Schools’ Students Heading To European Parliament In Strasbourg

May 18, 2016 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR Mercy Mounthawk and two Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students will head to the European Parliament next week as part of a group of eight Kerry teenagers attending an event there. This year the Kerry Comhairle na nÓg was invited by Sean Kelly MEP to attend the European Youth Event (EYE) which will […]

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Gaelcholáiste Students Rewarded For Promotion Of Irish Language

Gaelcholáiste Students Rewarded For Promotion Of Irish Language

April 29, 2016 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí headed for Dublin on Wednesday to accept a flag for their promotion of Irish. The purple flag is called ‘An Gaelbhratach’ and is awarded by Coiste na Gaeilge who promote the Irish language in educational institutions around the country. The flag was earned through assessments of  Irish language […]

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PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Stage Annual Fashion Show In Rose Hotel

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Stage Annual Fashion Show In Rose Hotel

April 20, 2016 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION Year students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí took the catwalk last night at The Rose Hotel for a night of fun and fashion.   This was the 14th year of the fashion show and the students wore clothes from local retailers in front of around 200 family and friends who turned up […]

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At the signing of tenders for a new Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai secondary school were, front from left: Thomas Walsh, Colm McEvoy (Kerry ETB), Cllr Jim Finucane (Leas‐Cathaoirleach), Moira Murrell (Chief Executive) and Anne O'Dwyer (Kerry ETB). Back: Edward O'Neil (Kerry ETB) Rory Ó Cinnéide, Noreen O'Connor (Solicitor Kerry County Council), Tomas O Conchubhair (Chairperson Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai), Seamus Cosai Fitzgerald (Deputy Principal Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai)), Teresa Dean, Michael Scannell, Johnny Healy Rae and Cllr Jimmy Moleney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

New Gaelcholáiste Secondary School For Tralee Moves A Step Closer

March 22, 2016 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí secondary school to be located between Hawley Park and University Hospital Kerry took a step closer yesterday. The site was transferred from Kerry County Council to Kerry Enterprise and Training Board ownership on Monday. It is hoped that building will commence towards the end of 2017 with […]

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Launching the Na Gaeil Bingo for Seachtain na Gaeilge were, from left: Niamh Burke, Helen O'Brien, Mary Ellen O'Connor, Linda O'Brien, Sorcha Ui Shuilleabhain, Maeve Moran, Jossie Dalton and Cait Ui Luannaigh. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Na Gaeil To Host Bilingual Bingo For Seachtain na Gaeilge

February 24, 2016 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL Bingo and Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí will join forces for a bilingual night of bingo during Seachtain Na Gaeilge as a fundraiser for the school. On Friday, March 4 beginning at 7:30pm at the clubhouse in Killeen, Na Gaeil Bingo will break from the norm for Seachtain Na Gaeilge, by calling out […]

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Students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí who won the Scléip award in Dublin last week, pictured with teacher Michelle D'Altúin Third left). From left; Karen Ní Dhubhlainn, Cian Ó Cianáin, Jeaic Mac Ginneá, Ciarán Ó Nualláin Taidhg and Máire Ní Threantaigh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí Students Win Scléip Award

February 8, 2016 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí students enjoyed success in the Scléip competition held in Dublin last week. The school had six acts in the All-Ireland of Scléip and while singers, musicians and creative dancers put on a spectacular display it was the TY drama group who won the day with their Coiste Cróinéara, where members of […]

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French Theatre Group Visits Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí

French Theatre Group Visits Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí

January 27, 2016 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE French Theatre For Schools group visited Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí on Thursday last to perform for the students. Second, third and Transition year students of the school attended the drama Le Rendez -Vous. The purpose of the drama was to put an emphasis on having fun and on ‘learning by doing’. The drama, […]

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The Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí class who will bring their film about WWI to Birmingham in March were from left, seated: Darragh Mac Aogáin,  Michelle D'Altuin and Grace Claro. Standing: Tara Ní Dhuinnín, Aisling Ní Fhuaráin, Seán de Prionndaibheil, Michael Ó Móráin, Donál Ó Brian, Seán Ó Dugáin. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí WWI Film To Be Shown In England

January 19, 2016 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí transition year class has been invited to Birmingham Library to showcase a film they created about local who fought for the Munster Fusiliers in WWI. They specifically focused on the Gallipoli landing of 1915. This was an initiative of the National Museum of Ireland, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí were […]

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Award-winning students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Micheál Ó Moráin, Jane D'Altúin, Róisín Ní Churraí, Barra Ó Siochrú, Ríona Breathnach, Máire Ní Threantaigh and Caoimhe Ní  Mhuircheartaigh at the awards in IT Tralee on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Honoured At Annual Kerry ETB Awards

January 16, 2016 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 200 people attended the Kerry Education and Training Board Annual Student Awards event held in the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus, on Friday night. The guest of honour was Tralee native and major figure in women’s rugby both in Connacht and Ireland, Ruth O’Reilly. Ruth was one of the Irish […]

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Gaelcholáiste Christmas Jumper Day Raises Cash For Bóthar

Gaelcholáiste Christmas Jumper Day Raises Cash For Bóthar

December 22, 2015 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE second year students of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí decided to get a head start on their Junior Cert CSPE action project. They organised a fun fundraiser for Bóthar, by hosting a” Christmas Jumper Day” recently. Each student donated €2 to a worthy cause and a grand total of  €328 was raised. Bóthar […]

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Jessie Brosnan, Cáit Kennedy, Alannah Kissane and Prionsias Ó Cathasaigh at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students' Debs Ball at the Brandon Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students’ Debs Ball

December 13, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S debs ball season and the first Tralee school students to step out in style did so on Saturday night. Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí students looked elegant and stylish for the event in the Brandon Hotel, which saw nearly 80 students sit down for a three course meal. They were joined later […]

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Report Shows Where The Class Of 2015 Went To College

Report Shows Where The Class Of 2015 Went To College

December 3, 2015 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  TWO Tralee schools have a 100 per cent rate of students progressing to third level colleges according to data released on Schooldays.ie They are named as Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and Tralee Community College (Coláiste Gleann Lí). The data gives a breakdown of where 2015  Leaving Certificate students went to college this […]

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