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Leon O'Connor (seated) with his award surround by Student Council members and teacher Carol Anne O'Donoghue.

Leon’s Surprise As He Wins Scoil Eoin’s School Spirit Award

June 17, 2019 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE pupil in Scoil Eoin Balloonagh received a pleasant surprise on Monday morning when he was announced as the 2019 School Spirit Award winner. All fifth and sixth class pupils were asked to congregate in the halla for the announcement of Leon O’Connor as the recipient. The School Spirit Award […]

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Communion girl Ally Kerins with parents Andrea and Chris, Marie Kelly, Stella Kerins, Amelia Kerins Brian Kerins and Emma Nash at the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh First Holy Communion Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday.  Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For Scoil Eoin Pupils

May 13, 2019 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was beautiful weather on Saturday morning as families arrived for Scoil Eoin’s First Holy Communion Day. Taking place in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church, three classes of pupils received the sacrament watched by their families in the packed church. The families also had wonderful weather for photographs. Scroll […]

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Fifth class pupils from Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, taking part in the Creative Schools Project. Photo by John Cleary

Scoil Eoin Takes Part In Creative Schools Project

May 9, 2019 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin in Tralee is one of 150 schools chosen from approximately 400 applications to take part in the Creative Schools pilot project. This initiative aims to put arts and creativity at the heart of children and young people’s lives by developing arts and creativity in schools. Faha National School, Fybough […]

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Pupil Barry Nagle (centre) with Joey, Eileen, Malachy and Katie Nagle at the Scoil Eoin Confirmation Day in Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day For Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Pupils

March 24, 2019 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THREE classes from Scoil Eoin Balloonagh received their Confirmation at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Friday. Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne was present along with a number of clergy for the occasion and families packed the church as the pupils received the sacrament. Scroll down for photos…

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Participants in the Scoil Eoin St Patrick's Parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Goes Green For St Patrick’s Parade

March 15, 2019 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

AS is the custom, the St Patrick’s celebrations started early at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh as the whole school came out in the yard for their annual parade on Friday. St Patrick (Jimmy Diggins) led the procession with eight year old Ryan Kelliher, a pupil at the school, who has Muscular […]

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Scoil Eoin third class pupils  who were doing 'The Wizard of Oz, before going on stage on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Three Nights Of Great Entertainment At Scoil Eoin Christmas Concerts

December 13, 2018 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER weeks of preparation, hundreds of children at Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh had a chance to show their singing, dancing and acting abilities as the annual Christmas concerts. Taking place over three nights in the school hall there was everything from The Snowman to the Wizard of Oz, pop hits […]

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Thomas, Gavin and Adam taking part in Science Day at Scoil Eoin on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Pupils Enjoy Experimenting On Science Day

November 14, 2018 at 6:09 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S a day when children from Scoil Eoin can get messy and learn about science at the same time. Science Day saw hundreds of pupils take part in the school hall and they had great fun as the event’s coordinator, teacher Aileen Griffin, explained. “Classes third to sixth, about 350 […]

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Pupils from Scoil Eoin students council presented a cheque to Marisa Reidy of Recovery Haven on Monday morning.

Pupils Raise Over €1,000 For Recovery Haven Thanks To Halloween Fundraiser

November 13, 2018 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin, Balloonagh, held a Halloween Fancy Dress Day on Thursday, October 25 to raise funds for ‘Recovery Haven’. Children came to school wearing amazing creative Halloween costumes on the day (which you can see by clicking here) and brought in a donation of €2 each. On Monday morning, the […]

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Junior infants taking part in the Halloween Fancy Dress fundraiser at Scoil Eoin. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ghastly Goings-On For Scoil Eoin’s Halloween Fundraiser

October 25, 2018 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

GHOULS, vampires and zombies invaded Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh on Thursday as the school held a Halloween Fancy Dress Day. This year the fun day was to raise funds for Recovery Haven and children duly obliged wearing Halloween costumes where each child was asked to bring a donation of €2 […]

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Scoil Eoin Students Council with Shoeboxes.

Scoil Eoin Pupils Take Part In Shoebox Appeal

October 19, 2018 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin Balloonagh took part in the Team Hope Shoebox Appeal once again this year. Last year 264,636 boxes were collected and sent across the world to poor communities including Belarus, Eastern Europe and six countries across Africa. Team Hope delivers the boxes straight into the hands of little boys […]

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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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Tomás Kennedy, winner of the Scoil Eoin 'School Spirit Award', with his family. Photo: Carol Anne O'Donoghue

PHOTOS: Tomás Wins ‘School Spirit Award’ At Scoil Eoin

June 14, 2018 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin gave out their annual Student Council School Spirit Award winner this morning and as always it was a popular choice. Tomás Kennedy, a fifth class pupil, won the award after being nominated twice — once by his class teacher Mr. John Brosnan and also by his P. B. L. […]

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Scoil Eoin pupil Diarmuid Murphy with Niamh, James, Mary Murphy, Clara Vitense and Cathal Murphy at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Communion Day Arrives For Scoil Eoin And Caherleaheen Pupils

April 29, 2018 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

THEY were blessed with the weather yesterday morning for two First Holy Communion services in Tralee, as the big day arrived for Scoil Eoin and Caherleaheen NS pupils. There were 79 pupils from Ms Daly, Ms Dennehy and Ms Sheehan’s classes at Scoil Eoin, receiving the Host for the first […]

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Scoil Eoin Pupil Wins Overall Award In National Competition

Scoil Eoin Pupil Wins Overall Award In National Competition

April 27, 2018 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

A PUPIL from Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, is celebrating after winning the BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge Final. Kai Seino achieved the overall highest score in the competition which took place last Saturday, April 21 in NUI Maynooth. The talented student from the Tralee school won first place in the 8-10 age […]

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Ruairi O'Halloran who made his Confirmation at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Wednesday with Paddy O'Shea, Adrienne O'Halloran, Laura O'Halloran, Ger O'Halloran, Chloe O'Halloran and Stephanie O'Shea. Photo by Dermot

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Pupils’ Confirmation Day Finally Arrives

March 23, 2018 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER having their big day postponed three weeks ago, the pupils of Scoil Eoin Balloonagh finally received their Confirmation at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Wednesday. Due to weather warnings about the cold snap the pupils had to wait a few weeks more, but there were no such […]

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Catriona Py Collins, Paul Cotter of Tralee Culinary Gangsters, pupils Barry Nagle, Leon O'Connor, Tomás Kennedy, Bitania Yosef and Kevin O'Connor, of Tralee Culinary Gangsters at the launch of the Spring Cookery Demo to take place in Ballyroe Heights Hotel next week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Scoil Eoin Teams Up With Gangsters For Cookery Demo

March 14, 2018 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE it might not feel like spring yet, the good people at Scoil Eoin are planning an event to showcase how to use seasonal ingredients to create amazing dishes. The ‘Spring Food Demo’ is being organised by the Parents Association  at the primary school to raise funds to be used […]

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Scoil Eoin teacher Carol Anne O'Donoghue with members of the Student Council with packages collected of the Sudan Appeal.

Scoil Eoin Pupils Help Out Hospital’s ‘Sudan Appeal’

October 13, 2017 at 4:49 pm Comments are Disabled

PUPILS at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh showed their generosity recently by getting involved in an appeal to help children in Africa. The Bon Secours hospital got in touch with the school  a few weeks ago asking them to support their ‘Sudan Appeal’. A team of volunteer clinical and support staff from […]

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Lucy Kingston, Malachai The Magnificent, Rowan Grattan and Niamh Ryan at the official opening of the outside Storyteller’s Garden at Scoil Eoin on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Wonderful Storytelling Garden Opened At Scoil Eoin

September 23, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone down on pupils and staff of Scoil Eoin, as a morning of great fun unfolded for the official opening of their ‘Outside Storytellers Garden’ on Friday. The new outdoor space looks amazing for the kids, with a large chair and mushroom seats carved by Limerick man, Will Fogarty, […]

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Nicole Hartmann, Jocelyn Cushen and Kara Kirby who made their First Holy Communion at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Communion Day For Pupils At Scoil Eoin

May 14, 2017 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

IT wasn’t a morning for photos outside as the misty rain swept over Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Saturday. Inside there was standing room only as nearly 80 pupils from Scoil Eoin received their First Holy Communion, watched by their families and class teachers. After the lovely ceremony, […]

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Coren Hughes with Eljakim Schrijvers from the Bebras Organisation

Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Pupil Wins National Competition

April 26, 2017 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

A SCOIL Eoin student is celebrating after winning the BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge Final in NUI Maynooth last Saturday. Sixth class pupil Coren Hughes from the Balloonagh school won first place in the 10-12 age group category. The competition aims to identify and encourage students who have a talent in the area […]

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Scoil Eoin pupils enjoying the St Patrick's Day parade on Thursday.

PHOTOS: Quiz, Parade And Concert In A Busy Week At Scoil Eoin

March 18, 2017 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a hectic week of activities at Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh. The pupils were taking part in Seachtain na Gaeilge and set dancers taught by Peggy Sweeney and Teresa Murphy and the school’s Trad Group taught by Siobhán Meehan entertained classes in the hall during the week. The school also had a […]

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Eve O'Regan, Amelie O'Sullivan and Kayla Pigott who took part in the Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, Christmas Concert on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Hall Filled With Festive Music And Song

December 16, 2016 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE corridors and halls of Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh came alive with colour and festive spirit this week as pupils put their talent on display for the Annual Christmas Concert. For weeks,  the children, guided by their teachers and music co-ordinator Triona Daly, had been rehearsing for the much anticipated concerts which took […]

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Scoil Eoin Pupils Send Animals To Help Families In Africa

Scoil Eoin Pupils Send Animals To Help Families In Africa

November 29, 2016 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

KIND-HEARTED pupils from Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, did a very generous thing recently when they raised over €1,000 for a charity which helps African families. Each year the school fundraises for the missions and the pupils held a Halloween fancy dress party day at the school on October 28 where they […]

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Rachel O'Mahony and Jessica Lynch at the Scoil Eoin Science Day on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Pupils Experiment For Science Week

November 17, 2016 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS all over town are taking part in Science Week events and they were really getting into the spirit of things in the county’s biggest primary school on Wednesday. There was more vinegar in the air than a Saturday night in The Green Rooster when we visited  the school gym […]

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Scoil Eoin sixth class pupils who were Christmas caroling in Manor West on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Primary School Pupils Bring Festive Cheer To Christmas Shoppers

December 16, 2015 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the Christmas shopping period now in full swing two local primary schools went out and about to spread a bit of festive cheer for shoppers. Out caroling on Wednesday afternoon, were Scoil Eoin who went to Manor West, while Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn set themselves up in the Mall. “We’re just out entertaining […]

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At the Scoil Eoin National Science Week, science experiments day. Jack Doyle, Coran Hughes and Shane Cotter. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Kids Get Experimenting For Science Week

November 12, 2015 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS week, schools across the nation are getting involved in Science Week and Scoil Eoin pupils put their skills into practice showing off science experiments to fellow pupils, teachers and parents. This year marks 20 years of Science Week, a national, annual event that celebrates the fascinating worlds of science, technology, engineering and […]

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Launching the Scoil Eoin Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal were, from left, back: Mrs. Carol Anne O’Donoghue Student Council Co ordinator, Aoibheann Griffin, Eimear Litchfield, Mengyao Ni, Katie McEvoy, Grace O’Mahoney and Dan Enright. Front: Matas Balsys, Jake Moriarty, Katie Prendiville, Faith Russell, Ciara O’Mahony,
and  Jack Doyle.

Scoil Eoin Pupils Get Behind Christmas Shoebox Appeal

October 20, 2015 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

ONCE again this year, Scoil Eoin Balloonagh students took part in the Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal in association with Samaratin’s Purse. Samaratin’s Purse is an international Christian relief and development organisation, meeting the critical needs of victims of war, poverty, famine and disease. Putting together the shoeboxes enables them to send […]

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VIDEO: Balloonagh Schoolkids Tell Kerry To ‘Rock Them Dubs’

VIDEO: Balloonagh Schoolkids Tell Kerry To ‘Rock Them Dubs’

September 10, 2015 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

YOU know we’re well and truly into All-Ireland final countdown when the schools are recording songs to support the lads. Last year, Moyderwell pupils told Kerry to ‘shake’ off the challenge of Donegal, this year it’s the kids from across town in Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, who have recorded  a video encouraging Kerry […]

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PHOTOS: Emotional Time As Children Begin Schooldays At Scoil Eoin

PHOTOS: Emotional Time As Children Begin Schooldays At Scoil Eoin

August 27, 2015 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

AND so the fun begins. It was a busy day at Scoil Eoin on Thursday morning as around 90 children began the journey which will take them through the education system. There were some anxious parents and no small amount of tears from adults and kids, as they said their […]

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: St. Patrick’s Day Comes Early At Scoil Eoin

PHOTOS/VIDEO: St. Patrick’s Day Comes Early At Scoil Eoin

March 14, 2015 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

ST Patrick’s Day came early for pupils and parents at Scoil Eoin, Ballonagh on Friday with the hosting of their annual pre-St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Held as part of Seachtain Na Gaeilge, the pupils, many wearing oversided leprechaun hats and holding inflatable hammers, danced and sang songs as gaeilge for parents and teachers alike. One […]

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