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Front from left; Adam Maher, Lauren Walsh Hayes, special guest Marc Ó Sé, Nikita Hallissey, Kevin Bunger. Back from left; Christina Hannon, Dylan Hyde, Blake O'Gorman and Conor Griffin. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Day At St Ita’s And St Joseph’s School

June 20, 2018 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

A SIGNIFICANT day in the lives of eight young students arrived on Tuesday when they graduated from St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School. Families gathered at the school in Caherslee for the ceremony which began with Mass followed by cert presentations and special awards. “The students have completed Leaving Cert […]

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Principal of St Ita's and St Joseph's, Grace Sheehan, accepts a cheque for €3,000 from Fiona Hyde and Liane Dee of the fashion show committee. Also in front is Fiona's son Dylan with the students and staff in the back. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Ita’s And St Joseph’s School Receives €3,000 From Fashion Fundraiser

April 13, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL school received a cheque for €3,000 on Friday thanks to a fashion show back in October. Fiona Hyde, whose son Dylan attends St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School in Caherslee for the past five years, helped organise the annual fundraiser in Sol y Sombra and around €9,500 was […]

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At the St Ita's and St Joseph's Graduation day were, front from left; Fr Patsy Lynch, Desmond Dreher, Aidan O'Mahony, Siobhan Looney, Principal Grace Sheehan. Back from left; Ann Marie Ladden, SNA Adrian Sheehan, Nicole O'Sullivan, Cian Begley, Cliona Palmer, Jessica Doona, Sharon Sheehan and Luadh Broadberry and Rachel O'Connor. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Memorable Day For St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Graduates

June 24, 2017 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

LEAVING school can be an emotional time and it was certainly the case for the 10 graduates from St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School on Friday. Families gathered at the school for a Mass followed by a presentation of certificates to the students who hail from all over Kerry and […]

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St Ita’s & St Joseph’s, Tralee wins €500 in Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools Draw -- Pictured on the day was student  Luke Scollard who welcomed Lee Strand too his school .  . 

St Ita’s & St Joseph’s in Tralee was filled with lots of excitement when Lee Strand visited this week to present a cheque of €500 in the Cash 4 Schools Draw. Speaking at the presentation Luke Scollard who represented the student council stated “I would like to thank Lee Strand for the kind donation. This money will be put towards technology for our school. We would also like to thank Lee Strand for giving us homework diaries each year. It is nice for our students to see the keen interest Lee Strand show in our school system. Earlier in the year Ms Healy took us as part of our preparation for work course to visit Lee Strand. We saw how the company operates and it showed us where we can get employment in the future. Once again a very big thank you to Lee Strand from all in St Ita’s & St Joseph’s.”

John O’Sullivan, General Manager, Lee Strand said “We would like to congratulate our third winner this year St Ita’s & St Joseph’s and wish all schools the best of luck in the final draw. This year Lee Strand will present a total of €2,000 to schools in Kerry & West Limerick providing much valued financial support for schools”.
 
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St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Wins €500 Thanks To Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools

May 29, 2017 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

ST Ita’s and St Joseph’s in Tralee was filled with lots of excitement when Lee Strand visited this week to present a cheque of €500 in the Cash 4 Schools Draw. Speaking at the presentation Luke Scollard who represented the student council said; “I would like to thank Lee Strand […]

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Martin Moore (left) and his wife Deirdre (third from right) present a donation of €4,000 to teacher Aoife O'Connor for St Ita's and St Joseph's School. Also included is Acting Principal Eileen O'Shea and members of the Student Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

School Receives Generous Donation Of €4,000 From Local Family

October 21, 2016 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE students and staff at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School in Balloonagh were delighted this week when a local family made a kind-hearted donation to the facility. Martin Moore and his wife Deirdre from Caherslee, presented the money at the school – which caters for young people with special needs – on Friday […]

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At St Ita's St Joseph's Graduation, Tamara Gleeson, Fiona McCarthy and Tomiwe Cole. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PHOTOS: St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Students Celebrate Graduation

June 25, 2016 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a momentous day for seven students at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school who celebrated completion of their leaving cert and junior cert exams at a graduation ceremony on Friday. Four students completed their Leaving Cert exams – Frank Kennedy, Tamara Gleeson, Tomiwe Cole and Fiona McCarthy – while Junior […]

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Launching the St Josephs St Ita's Dog Night were, from left: Lindsey Dowling, Donal Lynch, Danny Tobin, Josh Delaney, Katie O'Mahony and Eileen Corrodan: Back, Ruah Broadberry. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

School Hopes Night At The Dogs Will Raise Funds To Equip Extension

November 12, 2015 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

A NIGHT at the dog track will be held on Friday, November 20, to help raise funds for equipment in the new extension to St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School. At Kingdom Grehound Stadium there will be free face painting, kids disco, a raffle with prizes including a car service from Advance Tyres […]

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Local Students To Represent Ireland At Luxembourg Event

Local Students To Represent Ireland At Luxembourg Event

October 15, 2015 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

TWO students from St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School are off to Luxembourg on Friday to speak at the European Hearing for Inclusive Education conference. Nakkita Hallissey and Blake O’Gorman are the only two Irish students travelling to the event and will be accompanied by Principal Grace Sheehan and classroom assistant Marion […]

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Joan’s Fundraising Efforts Raise Almost €2,500 For Tralee School

Joan’s Fundraising Efforts Raise Almost €2,500 For Tralee School

October 14, 2015 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE mum, who decided to raise funds for new equipment for a school extension, handed over a cheque for nearly €2,500 yesterday. Joan O’Keeffe from Castlewood Park has a daughter attending St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school at Balloonagh. The school opened a new extension in May, with two […]

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PHOTOS: Walk 4 Autism Proves A Great Day Out For All

PHOTOS: Walk 4 Autism Proves A Great Day Out For All

July 13, 2015 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT looked like the weather could break at any minute as the crowd started to gather for the fundraising ‘Walk 4 Autism’ event taking place at John Mitchels GAA grounds on Sunday afternoon. There were definitely a few nervous looks from those taking part, with a few thinking it wise to throw on […]

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Launching the 'Walk For Autism' in aid of St Ita's and St Joseph's School, were from left: Anne O'Keeffe, Joan O'Keefe and Ellen O'Rahilly. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Large Crowds Hoped For At Walk 4 Autism This Sunday

July 9, 2015 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Walk 4 Autism’ (see previous story here) is gearing up to take place this weekend and it’s hoped a large crowd will take part in the fundraising event at John Mitchels GAA grounds on Sunday, July 12 at 1pm. Joan O’Keeffe, the organiser behind the walk is hoping that the the 5km walk/run […]

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PHOTOS: St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Students Enjoy Fantastic Graduation Day

PHOTOS: St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Students Enjoy Fantastic Graduation Day

June 20, 2015 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school made the big step towards adulthood today as they celebrated their graduation from the school, where they no doubt have experienced many great memories over the years. The school hall was full of family, friends and staff members as they looked on […]

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Launching the 'Walk For Autism' in aid of St Ita's and St Joseph's School, were from left: Anne O'Keeffe, Joan O'Keefe and Ellen O'Rahilly. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

‘Walk 4 Autism’ Event To Raise Funds For School Equipment

June 11, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING the success of the recent ‘Walk 4 Life Kerry’ (see here for story), people will be dusting off their running/walking shoes again  as a new fundraiser walk is organised for next month. The ‘Walk 4 Autism’ will be a 5km walk/run to take place on July 12 from the John Mitchels GAA […]

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Kerry Group Gives €15,000 Towards Play Area Equipment For School

Kerry Group Gives €15,000 Towards Play Area Equipment For School

June 1, 2015 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE new extension to St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School was opened last Wednesday and a global giant has stepped in to make sure the kids there have a great place to play during breaks. Two new post-primary ASD rooms, a multi-sensory room, social space, play area and staff room […]

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St Ita's and St Joseph's School Principal, Grace Sheahan, helps student Luke Scollard cut the cake he made specially to mark the opening of the new extension to the school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Momentous Day At Tralee School As New Extension Is Officially Opened

May 28, 2015 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THE culmination of five years of planning and work came to fruition on Wednesday with the opening of a new extension to St Ita’s and St Joseph’s Primary and Post Primary School. A special celebration day was held at the school with a Mass, celebrated by Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne in […]

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St Ita's St Joseph, staff with teachers from four European nations who visited the school as part of the Comenius initiative. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Teachers From All Over Europe Visit St Ita’s St Joseph’s

May 15, 2015 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  TEACHERS from four European countries visited St Ita’s St Joseph’s National School as part of a teacher exchange of ideas and best practice on Thursday. Twenty-four teachers from, Germany, Tenerife, Turkey, Belgium came to the school as part of a European Union educational project called ‘Building Bridges and Extending Horizons’. The […]

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Local Students Reach Regional Final Of ‘Irish Aid Awards’

Local Students Reach Regional Final Of ‘Irish Aid Awards’

April 18, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

        LOCAL students have been chosen to represent their school in the regional finals of the ‘Our World Irish Aid Awards 2015’ which will be taking place in Limerick on May 20. St Ita’s & St Josephs will be amongst 11 other schools and their pupils that […]

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In St Ita's and St Joseph's school launching the new painting and decorating course in honour of Dylan McCarthy was from left: Grace Sheehan (Principal), Robert Coffey, Frank Kennedy, James Martin, CJ Miller, Dean O'Keefe, Blake O'Gorman, Jamie O'Brien, Daniel Guynu, Caroline Desmomd and Fr Patsy Lynch. Front: Chloe Flaherty, Jordan, Richard and Leroy McCarthy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Dylan’s Memory Honoured At St Ita’s and St Joseph’s

February 24, 2015 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A BRAND new course is being rolled out in St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school in honour of former pupil Dylan McCarthy who died tragically in a car accident last year. The course aims to give students training in painting and decorating and in doing so will need help with […]

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In St Ita's and St Joesph school to launch their fundraiser night in the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on November 21 were, from left, front row: Grace Sheehan (Principle), Lia Lynch, Breda Quilligan, Nicole O'Sullivan, Daniel Diggins, Martina McElligott, Lindsey Dowling (Teacher). Back row: Dylan Hide, Stephen Buckley, Conor Griffin and  Luke Scollard. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Night At The Dogs For St Ita’s And St Joseph’s

November 18, 2014 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

ST ITA’S  AND ST JOSEPH’S are hosting a fundraising night in aid of vital new extension work which is currently ongoing in the school. The fundraiser will take place in the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, this Friday, November 21. Tickets are priced at €5 with children allowed to go in free. […]

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Cliona Palmer, shows off her European Special Olympics with her Mom, Pat Palmer. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Special Reception For St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Golden Girl

September 24, 2014 at 12:47 pm 1 comment

THERE was a fantastic reception at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school in Balloonagh today (Wednesday) for the return of student, Cliona Palmer, who scooped gold and silver medals at the European Summer Special Olympics in Belgium. Cliona picked up gold in the shot-putt and a silver medal in the […]

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Video/Photo: A Cool First Day At St Ita’s And St Joseph’s School

Video/Photo: A Cool First Day At St Ita’s And St Joseph’s School

August 30, 2014 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

  IT turned out to be a really cool first day in St Ita’s and St Joseph’s as the 82 students started back to school and staff took the Ice Bucket Challenge. The Caherslee school, which caters for children and teenagers with a mild learning disability and draws its attendance from […]

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St Ita's and St Joseph's student, Catherine Moriarty is congratulated by young friends after her certificate was presented to her by Kerry GAA stars Darran O'Sullivan and Kieran Donaghy. Also included is Principal Grace Sheehan. Photo by Dermot Crean

GAA Stars Hand Out Awards In St Ita’s And St Joseph’s

June 23, 2014 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

SOME special guests turned up at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School in Balloonagh on Friday for their annual graduation ceremony. Inter-county GAA stars, Kieran Donaghy and Darran O’Sullivan were on hand to make presentations to graduating pupils at the school who received FETAC qualifications and Leaving Certificate awards in […]

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VIDEO: School Drumming Session Livens Up The Square

VIDEO: School Drumming Session Livens Up The Square

June 13, 2014 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

LUNCHTIME in the Square was sunny enough on Thursday, but the pupils from a local school managed to brighten it up even further with a drumming exhibition. The pupils from St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School in Balloonagh were joined by teachers and class-room assistants in a lunchtime show where […]

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