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Youngsters at the Scoil Eoin Festive Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Crowds Enjoy Scoil Eoin’s Festive Fair

November 28, 2022 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin Balloonagh hosted a hugely successful Festive Fair in the school hall on Sunday with hundreds attending throughout the afternoon. The event, held for the first time, was organised and run voluntarily by the Parents Association and a group of teachers from the school. There was a variety of […]

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Joining Santa Claus for the launch of the upcoming Festive Fair at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh were Tracy O'Connor and Paul Ruane of the Parents Council, teacher Veronica Donovan, Principal Kieran O’Toole, Maureen Keenan of the Parents Council, teacher Sinead Curtin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Festive Fair Fun On The Way At Scoil Eoin Balloonagh

November 9, 2022 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin Balloonagh will host their first ever Festive Fair in the school hall on Sunday, November 27 from 12-5pm. It promises to be an enjoyable day for all the family to get into the magical spirit of Christmas.  The event is being organised and run voluntarily by the Parents […]

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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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One of the pieces of art from Scoil Eoin Balloonagh students.

Tralee School A Winner In National Gallery Of Ireland Competition

January 31, 2022 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE National Gallery of Ireland has announced that a Kerry school is a winner in their Jack B. Yeats Schools Competition. Scoil Eoin, Tralee, won the Munster Primary School category for its artwork ‘Our Community Remembers the Rose of Tralee’. Eight winning schools nationally will each receive an exciting prize […]

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Teacher Carol Anne O'Donoghue and SNA Catherine Donohue coordinated the Team Hope project this year at Scoil Eoin with first class pupils and principal Kieran O'Toole

Scoil Eoin Pupils Show Amazing Generosity With Shoebox Appeal

October 22, 2021 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin pupils put together an amazing 366 shoeboxes in their annual appeal this year. The school has been taking part in the Team Hope  Shoebox Appeal for years now and this year has been the most successful to date. “We were absolutely overwhelmed with the response,” said teacher Carol […]

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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

September 26, 2021 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

FR PÁDRAIG Walsh was a busy man on Saturday as he welcomed Scoil Eoin pupils to Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church for their First Holy Communion Day. There were three separate ceremonies to accommodate each class and the weather stayed dry so the families could to take some photos […]

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Sean McCannon, with Mike and Joyce McCannon, at the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day For Scoil Eoin’s Class Of 2021

September 7, 2021 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a long time coming, but Confirmation Day finally arrived for the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Class of 2021 on Saturday. Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church hosted three separate ceremonies to accommodate each of the classes taught by Ms Sugrue, Ms Daly and Ms Curtin. The ex-pupils wore the […]

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Gardaí Investigate After Youths Gather On Roof Of Tralee Primary School

Gardaí Investigate After Youths Gather On Roof Of Tralee Primary School

March 22, 2021 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI said there has been a worrying rise in young people gathering in groups and engaging in anti-social behaviour in Tralee. On Sunday night at about 6.45pm, there was an incident at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh where up to 20 youths gathered on the roof. CCTV footage is being examined and […]

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Brenda Litchfield, Kevin Cotter and Fiona Kirby at the Scoil Eoin Valentine's Ball in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The Scoil Eoin Valentine’s Gala Ball (Part 2)

February 15, 2020 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we told you earlier (click here if you missed it), ladies and gents stepped out in style at Ballygarry House Hotel for the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Valentines Night Gala Ball fundraiser. The event was a huge success with over 250 guests enjoying music and entertainment on arrival  a gin […]

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Aine Baker, Therese Greaney, Veronica Donovan and Sinead Curtinat the Scoil Eoin Valentine's Ball in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Hosts Glamorous Valentine’s Night Ball At Ballygarry (Part 1)

February 15, 2020 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE Scoil Eoin Balloonagh community was out in force on Friday night and didn’t they all look stylish! Local businesses, parents, boards of management, parents association, staff members past and present, families and friends gathered at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa to celebrate Valentines Night with a Gala Ball. Guests […]

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Looking forward to the Scoil Eoin St Valentines Ball.

Scoil Eoin To Host Fundraising St Valentine’s Ball In Ballygarry

January 8, 2020 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

WE know it’s early, but if you’re making any plans for St Valentine’s night, you might consider this fundraiser from Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh. There is a great buzz of excitement around the school as they monitor the progress of their new building and the fundraising committee are organising a Valentine’s […]

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Some of Mrs McCarthy's third class pupils who performed 'A Christmas Medley' at the Scoil Eoin Christmas Concert on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Music, Song And Dance At Scoil Eoin Christmas Concerts

December 12, 2019 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE excitement was palpable on Wednesday when we called to Scoil Eoin to catch the pupils preparing for the annual Christmas concert. Taking place over Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, it’s always a huge undertaking with hundreds of pupils taking part every year and teachers have been getting their charges ready over the […]

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Scoil Eoin pupils with

Fantastic Effort By Scoil Eoin Pupils In Shoebox Appeal

October 17, 2019 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin Balloonagh took part in the Team Hope Shoebox Appeal once again this year for Team Hope and hundreds of boxes were made up. The project was undertaken by the Student Council with the help of their coordinator Mrs. Carol Anne O’Donoghue. They were overwhelmed with the response and generosity […]

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Catherine Sugrue (centre with husband Joe, son Joseph, daughter Emma and son-in-law Brendan Poff at her retirement party at Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Retirement Party For Catherine After Decades Teaching In Balloonagh

September 17, 2019 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a night of celebration and reflection as a much-loved teacher was joined by family and work colleagues at her retirement party. Taking place in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night, Catherine Sugrue was saying farewell to teaching after 37 years in Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh. Originally from Lohercannan, now […]

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Principal of Scoil Eoin Balloonagh, Kieran O'Toole and retiring Deputy Principal Rene O'Connell at the school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rena Says Farewell After A Lifetime At Scoil Eoin

August 30, 2019 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

SHE’S pretty much been there since she was four years old, but it was time for Rena O’Connell to say goodbye to Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh on Thursday. As the junior infants were beginning their educational journey, the deputy principal was ending her time teaching after 39 years. Originally from […]

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

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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Scoil Eoin Takes Part In Creative Schools Project

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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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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