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Sponsored: Holy Family School — Where Every Child Is Treated With Respect And Care

May 16, 2024 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

By Principal Maria O’Regan HOLY Family National School caters for boys and girls from Junior Infants to 6th Class. We currently have 280 pupils with 14 mainstream class teachers. We also have 10 support teachers who provide extra teaching and learning for pupils who need additional help. We are very […]

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Luke Kelly with Aidan, Briana, Caroline, Padraig, Jack and Dermot Kelly at the Holy Family Primary School First Holy Communion on Saturday at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family School Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

May 6, 2024 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun made a rare appearance on Saturday as  families arrived at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church. The occasion was First Holy Communion day for the second class pupils from Holy Family Primary School. The youngsters were very excited for the day and teacher Katie Crowe had them well […]

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Scarlett Bees with Marian Fitzgerald, Laura Bees, Chris Bees and Samantha Fitzgerald at the Listellick NS Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Listellick And Holy Family Sixth Class Pupils Enjoy Confirmation Day

March 16, 2024 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

THURSDAY saw two more Confirmation ceremonies take place at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church in Tralee. In the morning it was the turn of 29 sixth class pupils from Listellick NS to receive the sacrament from Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne. The Bishop stayed on for the afternoon ceremony […]

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Planting trees at Holy Family School on Monday morning.

Holy Family Pupils Plant 400 Trees To Enhance Biodiversity

March 12, 2024 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a busy start to the week at Holy Family School on Monday as school books were put to one side as all the children were invited to take part in a unique whole-of-school project to take climate and biodiversity action. Each pupil from Junior Infants to Sixth Class […]

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Teacher Deirdre Harty, pupils Jessie Moussa and Shane O'Keeffe, Gloria O'Connor of Tidy Towns, Helen O'Keeffe, Mary Jo Quigley of Tidy Towns, Principal Maria O'Regan and Anne Marie Fuller (kneeling) of Tralee Tidy Towns at the launch of the new initiative at the school. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tidy Towns Teams Up With Holy Family School For Growing Initiative

October 14, 2023 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

HOLY Family School has formed a new partnership between the school and the Tralee Tidy Towns Committee. Deirdre Harty who is a teacher in the school recently secured resources from the Grow at School programme to establish a school garden and a garden committee is formed to help manage the […]

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Teacher Ms Linda Hanafin, who retired on Friday after 35 years in the school, with her First Class pupils. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Farewell To Ms Hanafin After 35 Years At Holy Family NS

October 7, 2023 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

IT was quite the emotional Friday at Holy Family NS as they said farewell to a teacher who retired after 35 years at the school. Linda Hanafin spent her entire teaching career in the one school, having joined the staff there after graduating from Mary Immaculate College in Limerick in […]

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David Moran with teachers Laura Daly, Aileen Twomey an Sinead Bhreathnach and pupils with the Active School Flag on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

David Helps Raise Active School Flag At Holy Family NS

October 5, 2023 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

A WELL-KNOWN past pupil came back to Holy Family NS on Wednesday to help the school celebrate another great achievement. Former Kerry footballer David Moran assisted in raising The Active School Flag (ASF) which is awarded to schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physically active school community. […]

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Junior infants on their first day at school in Holy Family NS on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Juniors Infants Settle In For Schooldays At Holy Family NS

August 30, 2023 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

AS usual, it was the parents that looked anxious and teary rather than their little ones, as the  junior infants began their school journey at Holy Family NS on Wednesday morning. There are 43 pupils separated into Ms Laura Daly’s and Ms Claire Fitzgerald’s two classes and they immediately set […]

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Holy Family pupils with Jamie O'Keeffe, Caroline Quill and Helen O'Keeffe and at back teachers Liam Moloney, Tommy Lyons, Principal Maria O'Regan and teacher Deirdre Harty, taking part in the Holy Family NS Coin Trail Fundraiser on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family Pupils Collect Over €800 In ‘Coin Trail’ Fundraiser

June 16, 2023 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE pupils from Holy Family NS undertook an unusual fundraiser on Thursday to raise funds for additional classroom resources for the 2023/2024 academic year. They held a ‘coin trail’ event were they laid coins side by side along the pathway around the school, eventually raising around €800. The event was […]

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Conor Lyons and family at the Holy Family NS First Holy Communion Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For Holy Family NS Pupils

May 23, 2023 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

OUR Lady and St Brendan’s Church was a hive of activity on Saturday morning for the Holy Family NS First Holy Communion Day. It was a lovely day for families as they arrived for the occasion which saw Fr Amos as the ceremony celebrant. All went off smoothly thanks to […]

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Joe O'Halloran with Stephanie O'Shea, Morna O'Halloran, Paddy O'Shea, Sheila Kelly and Gerard O'Shea at the Listellick NS Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean - prints available, call 087-9384810

PHOTOS: Holy Family And Listellick Pupils Enjoy Confirmation Day

March 25, 2023 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE week of Confirmation ceremonies in Tralee came to a close on Friday, with pupils from two schools receiving the sacrament. Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church hosted two ceremonies with Holy Family and Listellick sixth classes confirmed by Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne. Once again, the weather disappointed — […]

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Sponsored: Holy Family NS — Creating A Caring, Calm And Safe Child-Centred Environment

February 23, 2023 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

HOLY Family National School is central to Tralee town and is very fortunate to engage an innovative, highly dedicated and enthusiastic team of teachers, SNAs and ancillary staff. This is matched by the enthusiasm and commitment of their pupils and parents. A new addition to the school this year is the […]

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First class pupils at Holy Family sing for Minister Foley. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Minister Foley Pays A Visit To Holy Family School

February 4, 2023 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

THE pupils and staff at Holy Family School welcomed Minister for Education Norma Foley on Friday when she paid a visit as part of a short tour of schools in north Kerry. The second class pupils greeted Minister Foley with a rendition of Amhrán na bhFiann while the Student Council […]

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Ms Aileen Griffin's junior infants class at Scoil Eoin on their first day at school. Also included is SNA Peggy Sweeney (left). Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin For Junior Infants At Holy Family And Scoil Eoin

September 2, 2022 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

SMILING faces were in abundance at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh and Holy Family NS for the junior infants first day at school on Thursday. Ms Donovan, Ms Griffin and Ms Reidy will have around 70 pupils in their three classes at the town’s largest primary school, Scoil Eoin. Meanwhile, across the […]

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Pupil Davey Jay Flaherty with David and Claire Flaherty at the Holy Family NS Graduation night on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Night Arrives For Holy Family NS Class Of 2022

June 29, 2022 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

SIXTH class pupils at Holy Family are saying farewell to their primary schooldays this week and a graduation ceremony was held there on Tuesday evening. The students and their families were in attendance for a blessing by Fr Amos while Principal Maria O’Regan and teacher Tommy Lyons spoke warmly about […]

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Sponsored: Holy Family NS — Where Your Child Is Welcomed, Respected And Cherished

Sponsored: Holy Family NS — Where Your Child Is Welcomed, Respected And Cherished

February 19, 2022 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Principal of Holy Family NS, Maria O’Regan, says the school is a place where a deep sense of belonging, empathy and respect for others is advocated… Holy Family National School is central to Tralee town and is very fortunate to engage an innovative, highly dedicated and enthusiastic team of teachers, SNAs […]

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Holy Family School Holds Prayer Service For Lily-Anna

Holy Family School Holds Prayer Service For Lily-Anna

December 10, 2021 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A PRAYER service was held this morning at Holy Family School for 2nd class pupil Lily-Anna Sebestová who is battling a serious illness. Fr. Padraig arrived at Holy Family National School at 10am to conduct a beautiful prayer service over the intercom. All pupils and staff were invited to light […]

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David Moran and Kieran Donaghy launching the Light Up For Lily Anna campaign this week.

Kieran And David Join Forces To Launch ‘Light Up For Lily-Anna’ Fundraiser

December 4, 2021 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE school community at Holy Family NS have come together for a fund-raising drive in aid of childhood cancer. The school is hoping to raise awareness of the illness while also supporting 2nd class pupil Lily-Anna Sebestová who is currently receiving treatment for Rhabobmyosarcoma, a type of cancer. Last week Lily-Anna […]

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David Moran and Tommy Walsh with teacher Tommy Lyons, and Holy Family sixth class pupils at the raising of the Amber Flag at the school on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry GAA Stars Return To Holy Family To Raise Amber Flag

October 15, 2021 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry GAA stars returned to their alma mater, on Friday morning to help the sixth class pupils raise the Pieta House Amber Flag. Tommy Walsh and David Moran also spoke to the pupils at Holy Family NS about the importance of mental health and being kind to one another. […]

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New Junior Infants beginning their schooldays at Holy Family NS. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin For New Junior Infants At Holy Family NS

August 31, 2021 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was the usual excitement at Holy Family NS on Monday morning for the new arrivals. In fact, the juniors weren’t the only ones beginning at Holy Family. A new principal, Maria O’Regan, was also starting her time at the school having taken over from Ed O’Brien who has just […]

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Retiring Principal of Holy Family NS, Ed O'Brien, looks at some of the pupils portraits of him at the school on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ed’s Schooldays Come To An End After 40 Years

June 25, 2021 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER 40 years, Ed O’Brien said farewell to his days as an educator this week, but not without a special send-off from all at Holy Family NS. The staff, pupils, parents and board of management showed their affection for the Monavalley native who has been principal of the Tralee school […]

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Sponsored: Holy Family NS — Helping Children Reach Their Potential In A Safe And Caring Environment

Sponsored: Holy Family NS — Helping Children Reach Their Potential In A Safe And Caring Environment

January 27, 2021 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

We, the staff of Holy Family School extend a warm invitation to prospective pupils to begin their journey of life-long learning with us. We take pride in our ability to offer all pupils the opportunity to grow and develop in a safe and caring environment, where Christian values are respected […]

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David Diggins with Holy Family NS Principal Ed O'Brien and staff on the occasion of his retirement on Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

David Says Farewell To Holy Family School After 28 Years

December 23, 2020 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

IT wasn’t your typical retirement send-off but then again, nothing about the past nine months has been anything like normal. The staff and pupils of Holy Family said farewell to the caretaker of the past 28 years on Tuesday afternoon as they broke up for the holidays. David Diggins from […]

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Teacher Ciara Culloty with pupils taking part in activities during Holy Family Maths Week. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family Pupils Enjoy Maths Week Activities

October 17, 2019 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

HOLY Family is a hive of activity this week as pupils taking part in Maths Week. The events of Maths Week were designed to present the subject as fun. Each day begins with a daily maths joke and a memory task. Over the course of the week, the pupils visit […]

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Teacher Ms O'Leary (seated) with Holy Family pupils dressed up as fictional characters for World Book Day on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family Pupils Dress Up For World Book Day

March 8, 2019 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

HOLY Family NS was even more colourful than usual on Thursday with an array of outfits sported by the young pupils. The reason was World Book Day and the school went all out with a number of activities. “We celebrate the importance of reading for pleasure and this was certainly […]

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Francis Quill with his family Ronan, Declan, Caroline, Carmel, Louise, Brendan and Fergal at his retirement party at The Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Francis Quill Retires After 45 Years In Teaching

June 26, 2018 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER 41 years in Holy Family school, Francis Quill is taking a well-earned rest. The Deputy Principal from Ashgrove is retiring this week and staff from the school joined his family for a celebration at The Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night. Francis started off his teaching career in Dolphin’s Barn […]

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Holy Family sixth class pupils at graduation night on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Day For Pupils At Holy Family School

June 21, 2018 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a special evening on Wednesday as pupils from Holy Family graduated after eight years in primary school. A Mass was celebrated in the school assembly area followed by a few words from Principal Ed O’Brien who spoke highly of the Class of 2018 and wished them well in […]

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PHOTOS: Exploring Different Cultures At Special Week In Holy Family NS

PHOTOS: Exploring Different Cultures At Special Week In Holy Family NS

June 8, 2018 at 5:20 pm Comments are Disabled

AN explosion of colour, great music and tasty food was on show at Holy Family this week for Culture Week at the school. The school boasts children from 19 different countries so there was so much to learn for both pupils and staff. “It’s really for pupils to learn more […]

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Holy Family second class pupils taking part in the Dress In A Mess fundraiser.  Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family Pupils And Staff Have Fun With ‘Dress In A Mess’ Fundraiser

May 5, 2018 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement in Holy Family N.S. on Friday as children and staff took part in a “Dress in a Mess” fundraising initiative. Odd shoes and socks, back to front jumpers and inside out shirts replaced the normal school uniform as children showcased their creative and imaginative skills. Prizes […]

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Jack Slattery on his Confirmation Day with, from left; Vincent Carmody,  Karen Slattery, Kathleen Carmody, Caoimhe Slattery, Leah Slattery and John Slattery. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day For Listellick And Holy Family Pupils

March 18, 2018 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES gathered at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Friday morning as children from two Tralee schools received their Confirmation. There were 49 children from Listellick NS and Holy Family who were Confirmed by Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne as their families looked on. A number of other clergy […]

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