Post Tagged with: "Derryquay NS"

Laura Ennis (right) makes the presentation of a cheque for €2,142 to Derryquay NS. Also pictured are Lucy Dowling, Cara O'Flaherty and Principal Íde Brosnan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Laura’s Marathon Effort To Raise Funds For Derryquay NS

November 9, 2023 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

A KIND-HEARTED SNA in a local school took to the road recently to help raise funds for Derryquay NS. Laura Ennis from Tralee just started working as an SNA at the school in September and decided to run the Tralee Half-Marathon a couple of weeks ago to help fund equipment […]

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Róisín Moran with mom Ruth Bailey, dad Damien Moran and grandfathers Paddy Bailey and Danny Moran at the St Brendan's NS Blennerville Confirmation  Day on Thursday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day Arrives For Blennerville And Derryquay Pupils

March 19, 2023 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE pupils of St Brendan’s NS Blennerville and Derryquay NS gathered at St John’s Church on Thursday afternoon to receive the sacrament of Confirmation. Weeks of preparation went into the ceremony which was officiated by Fr Vitalis Barasa and all went off well for the sixth class pupils and their […]

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Minister Norma Foley with Bríd Nic Gearailt and Mary Wallace of Derryquay NS and pupils Édana Kingston, Dylan Passway and Jayden Sinnott holding a biscuit cake, the recipe for which came from Minister Foley herself. Photo by Dermot Crean

Wonderful Recipes In New Cookbook From Derryquay School Community

December 4, 2022 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER Norma Foley was on hand to officially launch Derryquay National School’s ‘Let’s Cook’ cookbook on Saturday morning. ‘Let’s Cook’ is a collection of recipes from Derryquay’s families and friends. With over 140 recipes, this cookbook offers plenty of choice from breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts and baking, to international recipes […]

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PHOTOS: Minister Foley Visits Blennerville And Derryquay Schools

PHOTOS: Minister Foley Visits Blennerville And Derryquay Schools

December 22, 2021 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

AHEAD of the Christmas holidays on Wednesday, Minister for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley visited three primary schools across Tralee and Farranfore to pay tribute to the dedicated work that staff and students have put in throughout the first term. The Minister met with staff and students at Blennerville […]

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Presenting a cheque to Ann Eager (right), the proceeds of a no-uniform day at the school were, from left; Bríd Fitzgerald, Breda Quirke, Principal Íde Brosnan, Erin O'Shea, Ryan Fitzgerald and Caragh Houlihan. Photo: Dermot Crean

Derryquay NS Pupils Help With Ann’s Fundraising Efforts

October 12, 2021 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THE pupils of Derryquay NS showed their kind-hearted side yet again when they raised €200 for two hospitals by holding a non-uniform day on Monday, October 4. They were inspired to raise the funds thanks to Tralee woman, Ann Eager, who took on a charity cycle a couple of weeks […]

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Conor and Enda Sheehan, with Paulette O'Halloran, John Sheehan, Maria Sheehan and Michael O'Halloran, at the Derryquay NS Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day For Past And Present Derryquay NS Pupils

October 5, 2020 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a special Saturday afternoon for both past and present pupils of Derryquay NS. The present sixth class pupils joined the sixth class of 2019/2020 for a belated Confirmation Day at St John’s Church. Fourteen families in all gathered at the church for the service, which usually takes place […]

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The Derryquay NS sixth class pupils Thomas Sheehy, Saoirse Mehigan and Diarmuid Waugh (missing is Ryan Houlihan) with retiring principal Siobhan Uí Dhonaill and teacher Bríd Nic Gearailt. Photo by Dermot Crean

Siobhan Says Goodbye To Pupils, Staff And Parents At Derryquay NS

June 27, 2019 at 3:35 pm 1 comment

THERE were a few tears shed and lots of ice-cream eaten at Derryquay NS on Wednesday as the school said farewell to their principal and the graduating sixth class pupils. Siobhan Uí Dhonaill from Tralee has been principal of the school since 2013 and quickly became endeared to the school […]

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Pupils taking part in the Céilí Mór at Derryquay NS on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Derryquay NS Looks Forward To Open Day

March 23, 2019 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

A VIBRANT school will host an open day next Thursday, March 28, to showcase all it has to offer prospective pupils and their families. Derryquay National School, 5 km from Tralee on the main Dingle road, is a primary school at the centre of a vibrant community.  It has a […]

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Pupils taking part in the Céilí Mór at Derryquay NS on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Celebration Of Irish Culture At Derryquay NS

March 16, 2019 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S a time to celebrate our culture and the pupils of Derryquay NS didn’t disappoint on Friday. They held a Céilí Mór to also coincide with Seachtain na Gaeilge and it was a hugely enjoyable afternoon for all. “The children have been practising their tunes on tin whistle and fiddle and […]

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Derryquay NS pupils and teachers with Sean Kelly MEP at the school on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sean Kelly Takes Questions From Derryquay NS Pupils

April 28, 2018 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS at Derryquay NS had a special visitor on Friday when they welcomed Sean Kelly MEP to the classroom. Mr Kelly was visiting as part of the Blue Star Programme which is being undertaken by pupils. The Blue Star Programme is an education initiative for primary school students across Ireland. […]

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