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PHOTOS: First Communion Day Arrives For CBS Primary School Pupils

PHOTOS: First Communion Day Arrives For CBS Primary School Pupils

October 10, 2021 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Communion/Confirmation season in Tralee finally came to an end on Saturday as third class pupils of CBS Primary School gathered in St John’s Church. The boys and girls had been waiting a long time for their First Holy Communion Day and  their teachers had them well prepped for the […]

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Bree Rogers with Madison, Brogan, Gordon, Taylor and Geraldine Rogers with Sean O'Donnell, at Presentation Primary School's First Holy Communion Day on Saturday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

October 3, 2021 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

SUNNY, but breezy conditions greeted families as they arrived at St John’s Church on Saturday morning. The occasion was First Holy Communion Day for Presentation Primary School pupils, which they has been eagerly awaiting since it was delayed from the traditional May date. The 19 children from Ms Field and […]

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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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Jason O'Callaghan with Jamie Lawlor and Áine O'Callaghan at the Mercy Moyderwell Primary School First Holy Communion Day at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Moyderwell Primary School Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

September 21, 2021 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THE third class pupils from Moyderwell Mercy Primary School finally got to enjoy their First Holy Communion Day on Saturday. Pupils from two classes made their way to St John’s Churchon Saturday morning for the two ceremonies. While the weather wasn’t ideal, the pupils didn’t mind and they had a […]

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Harry Healy with Noreen Healy, Ciara Healy, Noel Healy, Freya Healy and Michael Costello, at the Listellick NS First Holy Communion Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Listellick NS Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

September 20, 2021 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

SATURDAY was another busy day for First Holy Communions in town with both St John’s Church and Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church hosting ceremonies. At St Brendan’s it was the turn of Third Class pupils from Listellick NS to receive the sacrament, along with one pupil from Scoil Eoin. […]

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Gearóid Ó Laitheasa, with Gavin, Ruairí and Siobhan Lacey, at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Communion Day on Saturday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day For Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils

September 14, 2021 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a busy Saturday morning at St John’s Church as families of 47 Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn pupils arrived for First Holy Communion Day. Like the rest of the Tralee schools, the ceremony was postponed from the traditional May date due to COVID restrictions and had to be divided into […]

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Cameron Patterson with Roscoe, Linda, Mia and Brandon Patterson, at the Holy Family NS Communion Day on Saturday at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family School Pupils Receive First Holy Communion

September 13, 2021 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS from third class in Holy Family Primary School finally enjoyed their big day out at the weekend when they received their First Holy Communion. While May is the traditional time for First Communions, it was delayed by COVID restrictions, so the ceremony finally went ahead in Our Lady and […]

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Caherleaheen NS pupil, Hanna O'Sullivan who made her First Holy Communion at the St John's Church on Saturday morning, with Joanna and Niall O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Caherleaheen Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

September 6, 2021 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

SEPTEMBER is about to see a plethora of First Holy Communion ceremonies hosted in churches around the county as more and more restrictions are lifted. Last Saturday saw children from Caherleaheen National School gather in St John’s Church in Tralee for their belated big day out. The boys and girls […]

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Spa NS pupils who made their First Holy Communion at the Church of the Purification in Churchill on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For Spa NS Pupils

September 5, 2021 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

BRILLIANT sunshine lit up the glorious setting of the Church Of The Purification in Churchill on Saturday morning as families arrived for a special day. Like last year, the Spa NS First Holy Communion day was delayed until September, but there was very much a summery feel to the occasion. […]

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CBS pupil Zac Moore, with Sarah Barry, Rowan Moore and James Moore, at his First Holy Communion at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Primary Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

September 27, 2020 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

BEAUTIFUL weather on Saturday made it an even more special occasion for third class pupils of CBS Primary School. Around 30 boys and girls from Ms Ryle and Ms Griffin’s classes couldn’t enjoy First Holy Communion Day earlier this year, but it was better late than never at St John’s […]

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Isabelle Locke Clifford, with Anthony Clifford, Liz Locke and Heather O'Rourke at her Confirmation at St John's Church on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day For Former CBS Primary Pupils

September 22, 2020 at 9:16 am 1 comment

BRILLIANT sunshine greeted families arriving at St John’s Church on Sunday for CBS Primary School’s Confirmation Day. Postponed since the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions were imposed in March, it was a chance for the pupils of Mr Smith and Ms O’Sullivan’s sixth classes to meet up again. Nearly 50 children and […]

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PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For Spa NS Pupils

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For Spa NS Pupils

September 20, 2020 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

FEW places of worship in the county can rival the Church of the Purification in Churchill for views on a fine day. Lucky then for the fourth class pupils of Spa NS that the sun was beaming down on them as they arrived at the church on Saturday morning for […]

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Blennerville NS pupils Jace and Rylan Flynn, with Hazel and Norma Flynn and Timmy and Kayleigh Moriarty, at their First Holy Communion at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Blennerville School Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

September 19, 2020 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

FIRST Holy Communion Day finally arrived for the pupils of St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville on Saturday morning. While the event is usually held in St Brendan’s Church in Curraheen every May/June, we’re living in a different world now and more space was needed to accommodate the children and their […]

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Moyderwell pupil Christian O'Shea, with David, Abigail and Teresa O'Shea, at his First Holy Communion at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Moyderwell Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

September 13, 2020 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

ST John’s Church was a busy place on Saturday as pupils from Moyderwell Primary School finally go the chance to make their First Holy Communion. The pupils had been preparing earlier this year in Siobhan Moriarty and Sarah Keane’s third classes, but COVID-19 scuppered their plans for an early summer celebration. […]

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Scoil Eoin pupil Bronagh Griffin, with Kieran and Aileen Griffin, after making her First Holy Communion at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For Scoil Eoin Children

August 30, 2020 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a very busy day for Fr Padraig Walsh at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Saturday as he oversaw the First Holy Communions of over 60 pupils from Scoil Eoin Balloonagh. Because of Government guidelines, there had to be three separate services — one for each class […]

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Erin Curley, with Patricia Murray and Niamh Curley at her First Holy Communion at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Also included is Principal of Holy Family Ed O'Brien and teacher Alice Carmody. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day At Our Lady And St Brendan’s Church

August 23, 2020 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a very busy Saturday at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church as pupils from three schools made their First Holy Communion. Three pupils from Tralee Educate Together joined 23 youngsters from Holy Family NS at 11am for the morning ceremony, while at 1pm it was the turn of […]

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Caherleaheen NS pupil Emma O'Donoghue with parents Alan and Lisa and sister Ava at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Rathass on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Caherleaheen NS Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

August 2, 2020 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

FINALLY, the boys and girls got their day out! After months of waiting, Caherleaheen NS second class pupils and their families gathered at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Rathass for the First Holy Communion ceremony. The next number of weeks will see First Holy Communions take place all […]

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Presentation pupil Amberley O'Mahony with mom Kayleigh O'Mahony, grandparents Peter Ellis and Phil and Dan O'Mahony, at her First Holy Communion in St John's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation And Holy Family Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

May 19, 2019 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the beautiful weather of the past two Saturdays, it was disappointingly dull and overcast on the morning of First Holy Communion Day for Holy Family and Presentation school pupils. It didn’t dampen the spirits of the children though and they had a great day with their families. There were […]

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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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Willie Dennehy, Luke Dennehy, Lesley Denny, Mary Dennehy and Billy Dennehy at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn First Holy Communion Day at St John's Church on Saturday.  Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day For Caherleaheen NS And Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils

May 12, 2019 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

GLORIOUS sunshine greeted families arriving at churches on Saturday morning as pupils from two local schools made their First Holy Communion, In St John’s Church, Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn’s second class pupils received the sacrament watched by their families and staff from the school. Out in the Church of the Immaculate Conception […]

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Emily Corridon with mom Nora, dad Declan and sister Nicola, after she received her  First Holy Communion on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines For Blennerville School’s Communion Day

May 6, 2019 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather was fantastic on Saturday morning as children from St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville gathered for their first Holy Communion. Fr Francis Nolan was the celebrant at the church in Curraheen for the occasion where 23 boys and girls received the sacrament for the first time. It was a […]

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Ryan Clifford and family at the CBS Primary School First Holy Communion at St John's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For CBS Primary Pupils

May 27, 2018 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

IT may have been a dull Saturday morning in town, but the smiles of the young girls and boys brightened up the mood at St John’s Church. The occasion was the First Holy Communion for two classes of CBS Primary School pupils who converged on the church with their families. Scroll […]

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Tara Dowling and family Patrick, Rita, Pat, James and Sean at the First Holy Communion Day for Blennerville school pupils in Curraheen on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Communion Day For Moyderwell, Holy Family And Blennerville School Pupils

May 20, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

THEY couldn’t have asked for a nicer day. The sun shone down on three churches in the Tralee area on Saturday morning as the big day arrived for pupils from local schools. St John’s Church hosted Moyderwell Primary pupils, Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church was the venue for Holy […]

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Listellick NS pupil Barry Laide with parents Pa and Louise and sister Ciara at his First Holy Communion at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Beautiful Day For Listellick And Presentation First Holy Communions

May 6, 2018 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES from all over town gathered at two churches on Saturday morning to see girls and boys receive the sacrament of First Holy Communion. The sun shone at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church where the big day arrived for Listellick NS pupils, while the girls from second class in […]

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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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at the Holy Family Communions at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pupils From Tralee Schools Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

May 21, 2017 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather was changeable on Saturday morning,  the mood among children and their families from two Tralee schools stayed upbeat as First Holy Communions took place. There were 24 Second Class pupils from Holy Family school enjoying their special day at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church. Meanwhile, 28 pupils […]

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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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The Listellick pupils who made their First Holy Communion at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pupils From Schools Around Town Celebrate First Holy Communion Day

May 7, 2017 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

CHILDREN from four schools from around Tralee enjoyed a dry day as they made their First Holy Communion on Saturday morning. Caherleaheen NS pupils were in the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Rathass, St John’s Castle Street hosted Moyderwell sixth class, Listellick NS pupils and their families converged on Our […]

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Communion girl Ava O'Connor with Mark, Kim, Pat, Patricia and Emma O'Connor at the Moyderwell Primary School First Holy Communion Day at St John's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Moyderwell Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day At St John’s

May 29, 2016 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone on St John’s Church on Saturday for a perfect First Holy Communion day for Moyderwell Primary pupils. There were 40 pupils celebrating the milestone event in their young lives and family members were present to witness the occasion. Afterwards, they all gathered outside for photos in glorious sunshine before departing […]

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Caherleaheen NS pupil, Aoife Ross, who made her First Holy Communion at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Rathass, joined by grandad John O'Shea, parents Mike and Carmel, sister Katie and grandmother, Paula O'Shea. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day For Caherleaheen NS Pupils

May 22, 2016 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather forecasters said it wouldn’t be the greatest of days, but the sun shone for Caherleaheen NS pupils making their First Holy Communion yesterday. The Church of the Immaculate Conception was packed on Saturday morning as the class of 30 boys and girls celebrated a milestone event in their […]

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