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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Win Prize At National Junk Kouture Awards

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Win Prize At National Junk Kouture Awards

April 20, 2018 at 1:29 pm 0 comments

GAELCHOLAISTE Chiarraí students were among the prize winners at the national final of the Junk Kouture competition at the 3 Arena last night. With thousands attending the event, the Tralee school was represented by ‘Fear Leighis Na Mara Plaisteach’ from Lennox Beaujouan, Peadar Toibin and Seán Ó Loingsigh. They won […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students  who took part in the fun run in the Town Park on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Go For A ‘Rith’ In The Town Park

March 11, 2018 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí is currently marking Seachtain na Gaeilge with a host of activities. From March 1 until St Patrick’s Day there’s a whole host of events taking place at the school and on Friday it was time to stretch the legs and get active for a ‘rith’ in the Town […]

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Chairperson of the Parents Council Noel Keenan makes a presentation to Austin Ó Seachnasaigh to mark his retirement from his role as Principal of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Austin’s Career At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Celebrated By Parents Council

February 12, 2018 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER almost 40 years in the teaching profession, Austin Ó Seachnasaigh retired from his post as Principal of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí last September. The Parents Council at the school decided that this would not go unnoticed so there was a large gathering in the Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night to honour […]

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Ciarán Ó Donnchú (second left), winner of a national writing competition, with French teacher Honor Nic Gloinn and students Danica Ní Chéileachair, Clodagh Ní Chonchúir, Bríd Sionóid and Seán Ó Loingsigh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ciarán’s French Flair Wins €2,150 Prize In National Competition

February 8, 2018 at 8:52 am Comments are Disabled

A STUDENT from Tralee has won a national competition which will see him and some classmates off to a French-speaking country. Ciarán Ó Donnchú, a Transtion Year student in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí won prize fund of €2,150 for his winning entry in a competition to celebrate European Day of Languages which […]

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Femma Lynch, Mia Duggan and Tirna Brosnan at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students From Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Enjoy Debs Ball

January 3, 2018 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE wind howled and rain lashed the windows as Storm Eleanor came to town, but the students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí stayed dry and happy in Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night. Over 120 teenagers sat down for a meal followed by some great entertainment at the Debs Ball organised by the […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí sixth year students prepare to sleep overnight in the school to highlight homeless issue. Also pictured is Manager of Arlington Lodge Ronan Doherty and Paul Williams caretaker at Arlington Lodge. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Sleep In School To Raise Funds For Arlington Lodge

December 22, 2017 at 9:49 am 1 comment

STUDENTS at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí showed their generosity by fundraising for Arlington Lodge this Christmas. On Thursday night, 48 sixth year students held a sponsored overnight stay at the school to highlight the homeless situation in the country. “It’s a good opportunity for the students to learn about Arlington Lodge,” said […]

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Gaelcholáiste Students To Raise Funds For Arlington Lodge

Gaelcholáiste Students To Raise Funds For Arlington Lodge

December 4, 2017 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí Leaving Cert students will sleep overnight in school, on Thursday, December 21 in order to raise funds for a local homeless facility. The students realise that they are very fortunate and that Christmas can be a such a difficult time for a lot of people, especially the homeless. […]

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PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Fifth Years Bask In Sunshine On Trip To Barcelona

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Fifth Years Bask In Sunshine On Trip To Barcelona

October 10, 2017 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

FIFTH Year students of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí were kept busy for the four days they spent in Barcelon this week. The students return on Tuesday night, but they had a great time in the Catalan city. After a long night of travelling they started their trip by a tour of the […]

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Former Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Student Awarded €20,000 Scholarship

Former Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Student Awarded €20,000 Scholarship

September 26, 2017 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A FORMER Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí student has been awarded a €20,000 scholarship. Niamh O’Connell, who begins studying engineering at University College Dublin, was the recipient of the funding from the Naughton Foundation at a ceremony in Trinity College Dublin recently. Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí will also receive €1,000 towards science facilities at the […]

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New Principal and Deputy Principal Appointed At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí

New Principal and Deputy Principal Appointed At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí

August 23, 2017 at 9:25 am 1 comment

KERRY ETB has announced the new senior management team in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Ruairí Ó Cinnéide has been appointed as Principal of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, taking over from Austin Ó Seachnasaigh who recently retired from the role. Conall Ó Cruadhlaoich has been appointed Deputy Principal. A native Irish speaker hailing from Dingle, […]

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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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