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Kerry ETB Welcomes News On Gaelcholáiste School

Kerry ETB Welcomes News On Gaelcholáiste School

November 20, 2015 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry Education and Training Board (Kerry ETB) has welcomed the announcement by the Minster for Education and Skills of the inclusion of the new school building for Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí in Tralee in the School Building Programme announced earlier this week. The new school building has been included for 2017 […]

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Night Of Fantastic Festive Cooking To Raise Funds For Gaelcholáiste

Night Of Fantastic Festive Cooking To Raise Funds For Gaelcholáiste

November 14, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

A VERY special night is planned for next Wednesday as renowned chef Frank Moynihan brings ‘Tastes Of Christmas’ to the Meadowlands Hotel. The fundraiser, organised by the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Parents Council, is sure to tantalise the taste buds, coming as it does from the former resident chef on the Gay […]

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Colaiste Glann Li, students at Kerry ETB Taig Rugby. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry ETB Schools Come Together For Tag Rugby Event

November 12, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 200 Senior Cycle students from the eight Kerry ETB schools participated in the 3rd Annual Tag Rugby Interschool event held at Tralee Regional Sports and Leisure Centre on Wednesday. Tralee schools Coláiste Gleann Lí and Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, along with students from Coláiste na Sceilge Cahersiveen, Coláiste na Ríochta Listowel, Killarney […]

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PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Get Number Crunching For Maths Week

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Get Number Crunching For Maths Week

October 21, 2015 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

MATHS week took place at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí last week  and there were many displays around the school organised by the transition year students. Marking its first decade, Maths Week is the largest festival of maths in the world with over one million people attending events over the first 10 years. Story continued below… […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí To Host Enrolment 2016 Information Sessions

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí To Host Enrolment 2016 Information Sessions

October 3, 2015 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí in Moyderwell, Tralee will be hosting information sessions on enrolment for the 2016 school year in the school on Tuesday 20th October and Wednesday 21st October. These sessions are open to students attending Gaelscoileanna and those attending English-medium schools along with their parents or guardians. Deputy principal Mr […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Celebrate Day Of Languages

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Celebrate Day Of Languages

September 30, 2015 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

  STUDENTS from one local school were busy last week as they celebrated the European Day of Languages. Gaelcholáisate Chiarraí is the school in question and was home to different languages on the morning of Friday September 25. German, French, Polish, Romanian and Gaeilge could be heard over the school intercom […]

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Principal of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Austin Ó Seachnasaigh with Róisín Ní Churraí who received 11 A grades in her Junior Cert results on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Student Gets 11 ‘A’ Grades In Junior Cert

September 9, 2015 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was great celebrations around town on Wednesday morning as the Junior Cert results were handed out to excited students. One young lady who had a special reason to celebrate was Róisín Ní Churraí, a student at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí who got 11 A grades in the exams. The Principal of […]

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PHOTOS: Students Report Positive Start To Exams

PHOTOS: Students Report Positive Start To Exams

June 4, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

WEDNESDAY was D-Day for almost 4,000 students here in Kerry as they nervously sat down to take the first exams of the Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate. TraleeToday.ie was out and about yesterday afternoon to talk to some of the students as they finished English Paper 1, the traditional opener of the […]

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Former Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí Student To Create New Sketches For RTÉ

Former Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí Student To Create New Sketches For RTÉ

May 30, 2015 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

A FORMER Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí student has been commissioned by RTÉ for his second project with the national broadcaster in just under a year. Shaun O’Connor, who is originally from Castleisland, along with his friend and writer Tadhg Hickey were delighted to get a series of weekly sketches as part of RTE’s ‘Comedy Bites’ […]

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PHOTOS: Celebrating Achievement At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Awards Night

PHOTOS: Celebrating Achievement At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Awards Night

May 23, 2015 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a momentous occasion for the students of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí on Thursday night in the Ballygarry House Hotel where the student awards ceremony took place. Families of the students joined the management and staff of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí to celebrate the students achievements. It was also a very special occasion […]

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at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Transition Year Students Fashion Show at the Ashe Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Strut Their Stuff At The Ashe Hotel

May 1, 2015 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION Year students from Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai strutted their stuff in the newly opened Ashe Hotel on Wednesday night, to raise funds for their annual trip to Fenit for their foundation course in sailing. This was the 13th year of the fashion show and the students wore clothes from local retailers in front of around […]

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Gaelcholáiste Students Receive ‘An Gaelbhratach’ From An Taoiseach

Gaelcholáiste Students Receive ‘An Gaelbhratach’ From An Taoiseach

April 28, 2015 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

  GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí students travelled to Dublin last Thursday to receive an award from an Taoiseach, Enda Kenny. The school was one of 40 to get the Gaelbhratach award at McKee Barracks. This award was initiated by Gael Linn and is given in recognition of students’ efforts to promote the Irish language. The Coiste […]

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Colm Cooper with students of Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí at the Cinemobile at the Fels Point Hotel on Thursday. Photo by Oscar Brophy

PHOTOS: Kerry Star Drops In To Say Hello To Gaelcholáiste Cinemagoers

March 14, 2015 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

  STUDENTS of Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí had a chance to meet Colm Cooper after an Irish language film screening in the Mobile Cinema as part of Seachtain Na Gaeilge. Addressing the crowd at the cinemobile parked at the Fels Point Hotel, Colm said that “events like these are a great opportunity to […]

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Kerry County Council Writer in Residence, Maire Holmes with Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students at the poetry writing session to mark World Book Day in Kerry County Library were, from left: Jade Ni Bhriainmanns, Kayleigh Ni Fhinn, Tamzin Ni Bhriain, Mebhni Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh, Laoise Ni Dhulchaiontigh, Alana Eviston. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Get Creative Juices Flowing For World Book Day

March 8, 2015 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

TO mark World Book Day, the Writer in Residence with Kerry County Council, Máire Holmes, conducted a poetry writing session in Kerry County library with a class from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí on Thursday. With the backing of Kerry County Council and the Arts Council, the area of creative writing both Irish […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students To Compete In National Quiz Final

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students To Compete In National Quiz Final

March 6, 2015 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR students from a local school here in town have won a place in a national table quiz competition that will be taking place on Tuesday, March 10 in Dublin. Gaelcholáiste Ciarraí students Tadhg Mac Suibhne, Donagh Mac Uileagóid, Vince Ó Cathasaigh agus Michéal Ó Duinn recently won the ‘Munster Tráth […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Student Tara Wins Third All-Ireland Title

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Student Tara Wins Third All-Ireland Title

February 2, 2015 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí student, Tara Ní Dhuinín, won an amazing third All-Ireland championship in Dublin last week. Tara, from Castlegregory, was one of six Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí acts to reach the All-Ireland of Scléip, the stage competition for All-Irish second level schools. Tara had won the prestigious award twice at junior level in the […]

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Gaelcholáiste Students Pick Up Awards At BT Young Scientists Exhibition

Gaelcholáiste Students Pick Up Awards At BT Young Scientists Exhibition

January 12, 2015 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE students at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí didn’t come away empty handed from the BT Young Scientists Exhibition in Dublin at the weekend. The exhibition drew entries from 1,200 students and was held over four days last week in the capital. Second year student, Laura Ní Eidhin, was ‘Highly Commended’ for her project on ‘Reducing […]

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Young Scientists Hope To Make Waves At RDS Exhibition

Young Scientists Hope To Make Waves At RDS Exhibition

January 7, 2015 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from around the county are in Dublin this week to take part in the BT Young Scientists Exhibition at the RDS and Tralee schools are represented in three projects: two from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and one from Presentation Secondary School. The Gaelcholaiste’s entries focus on ‘Using water energy buoys to […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Wins Third Basketball Title In A Row

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Wins Third Basketball Title In A Row

December 18, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí girls senior basketball team won the South West Regionals in Division C for the third year in a row last week. They played two matches on the day (December 9). The semi-final was played against Colaiste Mhuire in which they were in the lead throughout, the whole squad […]

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Gaelcholáiste Past Pupils Play Celebration Match At Na Gaeil

Gaelcholáiste Past Pupils Play Celebration Match At Na Gaeil

December 4, 2014 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

By Lisa De Róiste (múinteoir) A CRISP winter’s afternoon saw two past students teams battle it out in the grounds of Na Gaeil as part of the 25 year celebrations for Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Under the watchful management of Eddie Murphy and Dónal Ó Ruanaidh, the two sides battled it out. […]

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PHOTOS: Teachers Take To Picket Line At Tralee Secondary Schools

PHOTOS: Teachers Take To Picket Line At Tralee Secondary Schools

December 3, 2014 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

SECONDARY school teachers in Tralee joined their comrades all over the country in the one day strike yesterday over changes to the Junior Certificate. Thousands of students attending Presentation, Mercy Mounthawk, CBS The Green, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and Coláiste Gleann Lí had a day off as members of teaching unions walked the picket […]

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Five Things To Do In Town This Weekend

Five Things To Do In Town This Weekend

November 28, 2014 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

THIS weekend is a biggie! Christmas officially kicks off, a Liverpool legend is in town and there’s great goodies up for grabs in the KDYS. FRIDAY 1. Kop This… We’re very excited about this here in TraleeToday! Tonight, one of Liverpool’s greatest ever players will visit the Brandon Hotel for a […]

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PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Celebrates 25th Anniversary In Ballyroe

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Celebrates 25th Anniversary In Ballyroe

November 23, 2014 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great celebrations in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday as Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí marked its 25th anniversary. Current and former staff, as well as past pupils many more people associated with the school, attended the dinner where the illustrious history of the school was reflected on and celebrated. “Tonight we […]

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Trip Down Memory Lane At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Celebration

Trip Down Memory Lane At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Celebration

November 7, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and a night of celebration will be held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday the 21st of November to mark the milestone. The event will commence at 6:30pm with a mulled wine reception followed by dinner at 7:30pm.  Music will begin at […]

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Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí Students Go On European Tour

Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí Students Go On European Tour

November 5, 2014 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

Transition Year Student, Aoife De Bhailís, describes the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students visit to Netherlands, Germany and Belgium last month… ON Friday, October 17, at the ungodly hour of 2am, the alarm clocks of Gaelcholáiste students and teachers alike began to ring. After months of counting down, hastily packing and looking forward to, […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Holds Sports Day Trí Ghaeilge

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Holds Sports Day Trí Ghaeilge

October 7, 2014 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

By Michelle D’Altúin, Transition Year Coordinator GAELCHOLAISTE Chiarraí organised a Transiton Year Sports Day Trí Ghaeilge last week. The sun shone at the Na Gaeil pitch, on October 1 with students from the five schools who took part in activities ranging from sack and wheelbarrow racing to the poc fada […]

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Legend Micheál Speaks To Gaelcholáiste Students About Importance Of Irish

Legend Micheál Speaks To Gaelcholáiste Students About Importance Of Irish

September 17, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

LEGENDARY broadcaster Micheál O Muircheartaigh gave a talk to Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students on Tuesday as part of the school’s 25th anniversary celebrations. TG4 also visited the school to interview students, while their campaign for the Gaelbhratach was also launched by Micheál at the Fels Point Hotel where he gave a […]

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Photos: Gaelcholáiste’s New TY Group Takes A Hike

Photos: Gaelcholáiste’s New TY Group Takes A Hike

September 6, 2014 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

By Aoife De Bhailís (Transition year student) LAST Thursday, Gaelcholáiste’s newly formed transition year, as well as our teachers, Iníon Ní Dheargáin and Iníon Ní Laocha, decided to start the year by taking a venture into the wild and heading off to Killarney to hike over Torc Mountain. Bright-eyed and […]

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