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Presentation Primary junior infants pupils on their first day at school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Happy Faces As Junior Infants Begin Schooldays At Presentation Primary

September 1, 2022 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

AS ever, the teachers at Presentation Primary School had a busy Wednesday morning as they welcomed the new arrivals to the school. Ms Deenihan and Ms Daly have about 50 pupils between the two junior infants classes and all went smoothly as they settled into school life. Scroll down for […]

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Junior infants taking some time to meditate on their first day at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Fun First Day For Junior Infants At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

September 1, 2022 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a very busy end to the month of August at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn as the school welcomed two junior infants classes. Ms Ní Dhonghaile and Ms Ní Ghearáin made the 56 new arrivals feel at home in a school which has seen more work completed over the summer […]

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Principal of Presentation Primary School John Hickey with members of the school's Planet Power group.

Presentation Girls Address Council On Environmental Issues

May 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Planet Power committee in 6th class addressed the Municipal District Council for Tralee to outline the work they have completed in protecting the environment and demand greater action from the council in addressing the litter problem in Tralee. Siobhan O’Mahony, April Rosa Kennedy, and Layla Moylan (Sarah Brick, another […]

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Olivia Leen with Kenneth, Katelyn, Jessica and Catriona Leen at First Holy Communion Day on Saturday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Communion Day Arrives For Presentation Primary Pupils

May 22, 2022 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

SATURDAY morning saw beautifully dressed boys and girls from Presentation Primary arrive at St John’s Church (with their similarly sartorially-elegant families) for their First Holy Communion Day. Fifteen of Ms O’Shea’s second class pupils were well prepared for the ceremony, with Fr Bernard Healy celebrating Mass. They were joined by […]

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Young Presentation pupils with Home School Community Liaison Coordinator, Maryanne Lowney, Siobhan O'Brien and Niamh Doyle from Kerry County Library and Principal John Hickey at the Teddy Bears Picnic at Presentation Primary School on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Primary Hosts Teddy Bears Picnic For Incoming Junior Infants

May 20, 2022 at 8:13 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Primary School hosted a fun-filled Teddy Bears’ Picnic for incoming Junior Infants on Thursday morning. Mindful of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on pre-schooling schedules these past two years, the school arranged the two-hour event to give the young children an opportunity to experience a fun day in ‘big’ […]

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Sharon Mulhall and daughter Siún with Principal of Presentation Primary School John Hickey in front of the 'Tree Of Knowledge' mural at the school. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Tree Of Knowledge’ Mural At Presentation Primary Reflects Celtic Heritage

November 26, 2021 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Primary School has added to their collection of beautiful murals inspired by native and international folk art. This time, the school has been adorned with a beautiful ‘Tree of Knowledge’ in the style of the Celtic Tree of Life, complete with beautiful Celtic knot-work incorporated into the design. Principal […]

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Junior Infants at Presentation Primary at playtime on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Excitement Of Beginning Schooldays At Presentation Primary

September 1, 2021 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

Teacher at Presentation Primary School, Helena Hennessy, describes the excitement as the new Junior Infants began their schooldays this week… As is customary for the first day back at school, the excitement and anticipation was palpable on the corridors of Presentation Primary School this week as the students returned after […]

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Presentation Primary School teacher Ann Dillon with her Second Class pupils on the day of her retirement from teaching on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ann Says Goodbye To Teaching At Pres Primary After 25 Years

June 27, 2021 at 11:52 am 1 comment

AND so it finishes where it started. Ann Dillon said her goodbyes to pupils and staff at Presentation Primary on Friday after 25 years teaching at the school. Ann (née Sheehy) was no stranger when she arrived to teach there in 1996, as she grew up only a stone’s throw […]

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Caroline Flahive of Kerry Adolescent Counselling Services (centre) accepts a cheque from pupils of Presentation Primary School. Also included is teacher Helena Hennessy and teacher/counsellor Celene O'Callaghan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Primary Pupils’ Song Raises €1,000 For Mental Health Service

June 26, 2021 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Primary School students, staff and parents were very proud to present a cheque for €1,000 to Caroline Flahive, CEO of Kerry Adolescent Counselling Services, on Friday. The money is the proceeds of a song, ‘Fight Another Day’, which the children composed when they returned to school after lockdown. “It […]

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Presentation Primary School Fourth Class students Hala Wael and Ellie O'Brien with the dragon they made during their Artists in Schools project in conjunction with the Arts Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Pupils Artistic Talents Flourish Under Creative Schools Initiative

June 18, 2021 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Primary School’s Creative Schools initiative is having a hugely positive effect on pupils. The pupils have engaged in a number of programmes throughout the year which have developed their literacy and creative skills, increased their confidence and allowed them to express themselves. Creative Schools is a flagship initiative of […]

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Pat Donegan records Presentation Primary School  pupils taking part in a music video for their own song, “Fight Another Day”. Also included is teacher Helena Hennessy and Principal John Hickey. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Primary Pupils Record Song In Aid Of Mental Health Service

June 11, 2021 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS at Presentation Primary School once again got an opportunity to display their artistic talent when they recorded their own song this week, with proceeds going to a great cause. It was all thanks to the Creative Schools initiative, as teacher Helena Hennessy explained. “When we returned to school after the […]

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The murals at Presentation Primary School. Photo by Dermot Crean

Colourful Indian Ragnoli-Style Murals Adorn Walls At Presentation Primary

May 12, 2021 at 9:56 am 2 comments

PRESENTATION Primary School saw some colourful additions to its yard recently with the unveiling of four new murals painted in the Indian Rangoli style by a parent of children in the school. “We are thrilled that a parent was happy to paint Rangoli murals in our senior yard,” said School Principal, […]

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Principal of Presentation Primary School, John Hickey (right), with TJ Boland of and Siobhan Murphy in the new kitchen at the school. Photo by Dermot Crean

Free Hot And Healthy Lunches For Presentation Primary Pupils

May 5, 2021 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

HOT lunches will be provided for pupils in Presentation Primary School from this week. In order to deliver healthy, freshly prepared food, the school has installed a kitchen which will be staffed by the School Food Company. In March it was revealed Presentation Primary School had been added to the […]

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Presentation Primary Tralee To Avail Of Hot School Meals Programme

Presentation Primary Tralee To Avail Of Hot School Meals Programme

March 25, 2021 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Hot School Meals Programme will be extended to two primary schools in Kerry, including one in Tralee. Presentation Primary School in Tralee and Scoil Naomh Micheal, Sneem, have been added to the programme where hot meals will be available to all pupils enrolled in these schools, which do not have canteen/kitchen […]

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Fifth class Presentation Primary School pupils with Principal John Hickey (far right) and Tidy Tralee Together members Tim Guiheen and Joe Moynihan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Primary Pupils Put ‘Planet Power’ Plan Into Action In Tralee

December 4, 2020 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

PUPILS from fifth class in Presentation Primary School were out and about in The Square on Wednesday as part of a new project to raise awareness of waste issues. The girls formed their own committee called ‘Planet Power’ they hope to influence others in their quest to help clean up […]

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Former Presentation Primary pupil Emma Greensmyth, with Rachel O'Connell, Mairead Kelly and Mark Greensmyth, at the Presentation Primary School Confirmation Day on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Former Presentation Primary Pupils Finally Enjoy Confirmation Day

October 6, 2020 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a long time coming, but the former pupils of Presentation Primary finally got to receive the sacrament of Confirmation on Sunday afternoon. They’re scattered among secondary schools all over town now, so it was nice for them to reunite again for the special day and meet old friends. […]

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Presentation Primary pupil Aine O'Shea, with Máire, Caroline and Cathal O'Shea, at her First Holy Communion Day at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Communion Day Arrives For Presentation Primary Pupils

October 4, 2020 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a long time coming, but Communion Day finally arrived for Presentation Primary School pupils on Saturday morning. The COVID-19 restrictions scuppered Ms Buckley’s second class pupils’ plans earlier this year, but now the under the guidance of Ms Field, they finally got the chance to receive the sacrament […]

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Presentation Primary Pupils To Appear In RTE Show This Sunday

Presentation Primary Pupils To Appear In RTE Show This Sunday

April 30, 2020 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS from Presentation Primary School in Tralee are to star in an RTE One documentary Creative Kids this Sunday at 6.30pm. The documentary is inspired by the roll-out of Creative Schools, an initiative focussing on creativity and the Arts in primary and post-primary schools and Youthreach centres all around Ireland. […]

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Presentation Secondary Tralee In SEAI Competition Regional Final

Presentation Secondary Tralee In SEAI Competition Regional Final

February 13, 2020 at 11:59 am 1 comment

PRESENTATION Primary School in Tralee is one of five schools in Kerry to compete in the Regional Finals of the SEAI One Good Idea Competition. Students from; Tahilla CNS/Scoil Eoin, St. Michael’s N.S., Presentation Brothers College, Presentation Secondary School Tralee, and Colaiste na Sceilge, in Kerry will compete in the […]

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First class pupils who took part in the Presentation Primary Christmas Concert on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Pupils Attempt To ‘Save Our Planet’ At Christmas Concert

December 12, 2019 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Primary School broke with tradition this year to deliver a Christmas show with a difference at the school hall on Wednesday. Entitled ‘Save Our Planet’, this was a musical play involving all children from Junior Infants to Second Class and it didn’t disappoint those attending. “As we are participating […]

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Principal of Presentation Primary John Hickey accepts the cheque for €4,000 from members of the Parents Council, Donal O'Callaghan, Tamara Bagaglini  Grainne Foley Joy and Massimiliano Bagaglini (missing from photo is Sharon Mulhall). Photo by Dermot Crean

Fashion Show Raises Thousands For Presentation Primary School

November 22, 2019 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISER on October 24 was a special night for all involved in Presentation Primary School and it was made more significant with a revelation on Friday morning. A fashion show in The Rose Hotel was held where pupils and staff took to the catwalk and the event was a […]

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Presentation pupils with instruments made out of recycled material. Photo: Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Pupils Get Creative And Care For The Environment

October 14, 2019 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS at Presentation Primary School are once again getting a chance to show their artistic side by taking part in Year 2 of the Creative Schools Initiative. The theme is “Shape and Space”, so they decided to look at the space we occupy predominantly in our lives and what kind […]

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Musician John Spillane (centre) with Principal of Presentation Primary School John Hickey and Chairperson of the Parents Association Donal O'Callaghan in front of pupils before the concert in the school hall on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Spillane Entertains At Presentation Primary School

February 4, 2019 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

A WELL-KNOWN musician entertained pupils from a local school on Friday. Presentation Primary School facilitated a concert by the renowned John Spillane, in association with Tony O’ Flaherty of Sonas Recording and the International award-winning Academy of Dance under the directorship of Clarissa Michaux. John performed songs from his triple […]

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Presentation pupils who performed Beatles songs during the school's Christmas Concert on Tuesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An Eclectic Musical Treat For Presentation Christmas Concert

December 12, 2018 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE giddiness, the high-pitched squeals, the nerves…and that’s just the teachers. Christmas concerts are in full swing in schools all over town, a time when pupils get to impress their families and classmates with their prodigious acting and singing talents. We visited Presentation Primary on Tuesday morning when the third […]

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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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Music Initiative Enables Presentation Pupils To Develop Their Talent

Music Initiative Enables Presentation Pupils To Develop Their Talent

June 21, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS from Presentation Primary School showcased their musical talents thanks to programme from Kerry Music Education Partnership. The second class pupils put on an impressive musical display on Tuesday when they performed new pieces composed with the help of musician and tutor, Donal Moroney. Second class pupils completed the introductory […]

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PHOTOS: Fun Sports Day At Presentation Primary School

PHOTOS: Fun Sports Day At Presentation Primary School

June 12, 2017 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

By Adrienne McLoughlin Presentation Primary School’s Active Week came to a fitting finale on Friday when the annual school sports took place. There was some doubt during the week if the weather would improve and allow the event take place, but the decision to go ahead proved a good one. […]

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Aidan O'Mahony and Patrick Sayers with students of Presentation Primary School, celebrating the beginning of Sports Activity Week. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Presentation Primary School Pupils Enjoy Activity Week

June 8, 2017 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

AIDAN O’Mahony dropped into the Presentation Primary School on Tuesday to help them kick off Sports Activity Week. School’s throughout the country will take part in the Activity Week, which is part of a three year programme to get an Active Flag for their school. The Presentation Primary School are […]

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Jessica Roche, Angel Quilligan, Ciara Walsh, Cara Grealish who performed in the Presentation Primary Christmas Concert on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Pupils In Top Form At Christmas Concert

December 15, 2016 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER weeks of rehearsals and great effort on the part of teachers and pupils, there were fantastic Christmas concerts enjoyed at Presentation Primary on Tuesday and Wednesday. Yesterday morning it was the third to sixth classes who took centrestage to perform their segments in front of a packed school hall. Third […]

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Starting in Moyderwell National School were, from left: Freya Dennehy and Hannah Walsh. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: All Smiles In Presentation And Moyderwell As New Junior Infants Are Welcomed

September 1, 2016 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE junior infants at two town centre schools were well settled in when we called to take photos on Thursday morning. Pupils from Presentation Primary and Moyderwell Mercy began their first days of school the day before and it all went very smoothly. Presentation welcomed in 38 new boys and girls, while in Moyderwell nearby there […]

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