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Annette Dineen (seated centre) with staff members at a ceremony to mark her retirement from Listellick NS on Thursday. Front from left; Micheál O'Sullivan, Paula Sweeney, Carol Benner, Annette Dineen, Ashley Reynolds, Rena Ruane and Micheál Ó Dubhghaill. Middle from left; Pat Fitzgerald, Siobhan Goodwin, Susan Wrenn, Karen O'Driscoll, Noreen Crowley, Sinead Dwyer, Marie Dineen, Anna Flynn, Caitriona Moore, Rachel Donnellan and Niamh Carmody. At back; Susan Daly and Catherine Sexton. Photo by Dermot Crean

Annette Says Farewell After 22 Wonderful Years At Listellick School

March 22, 2024 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

IT was an emotional Thursday for all in the Listellick school community as they bade farewell to their much-loved Principal Annette Dineen. Pupils, staff, members of the board of management and local clergy filled the sports hall at the school for a gathering to honour Annette who has been in […]

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Teacher Ms Linda Hanafin, who retired on Friday after 35 years in the school, with her First Class pupils. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Farewell To Ms Hanafin After 35 Years At Holy Family NS

October 7, 2023 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

IT was quite the emotional Friday at Holy Family NS as they said farewell to a teacher who retired after 35 years at the school. Linda Hanafin spent her entire teaching career in the one school, having joined the staff there after graduating from Mary Immaculate College in Limerick in […]

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Retirees Marie Hand, Mary Kennelly and Margaret O'Connell with Principal Mairead Finucane at the Presentation Secondary Tralee retirement/end of year function at The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Staff Gather To Celebrate Colleagues And End Of School Year

May 31, 2023 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

STAFF from Presentation Secondary School gathered at The Ashe Hotel on Friday last to celebrate the contribution of retired colleagues and to mark the end of the school year. Teachers Marie Hand and Margaret O’Connell and former principal Mary Kennelly were feted on the night, lauded for their dedication to […]

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Principal of Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Cáit Uí Chonchúir is joined by teaching colleagues as she cuts her 'retirement cake' on Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Príomhoide Cáit Says Farewell To Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn After 32 Years

December 22, 2022 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THE community at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn came out in force on Tuesday to pay tribute to their much-loved príomhoide, Cáit Uí Chonchúir, who retired after 32 years at the school. Originally from Caherslee, Cáit was educated at Balloonagh Primary and Secondary School before moving on to Mary Immaculate College from […]

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Denis Coleman with his wife Maeve and daughter Emily at the CBS Primary School Christmas and Retirement Party at The Ashe Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Primary Hosts A Christmas/Retirement Party For Denis

December 18, 2022 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled’s coverage of Christmas Party Nights is brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT’S been an emotional time at CBS Primary as the school prepares to say goodbye to its beloved principal Denis Coleman. The Killarney native will officially retire in January, but he’s getting some farewell from the staff […]

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Four Presentation Secondary School teachers who retired over the past two years at a function in their honour on Friday evening in Ballyroe Heights Hotel. From left; Ann O'Mahony, Norma Barden, Clem O'Keeffe and Gabriel Brennan.

Presentation Teachers Finally Get Chance To Honour Retired Colleagues

May 25, 2022 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

TEACHERS from Presentation Secondary School finally had a chance to officially mark the retirement of four colleagues, who left the school over the past three years, at a function in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. With COVID restrictions over the past two years, it was difficult to find the […]

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Seán O'Connor with Ríona O'Connor, Garvan Hunt, Nicoll Hunt and Ruairí Hunt at his retirement party at the Na Gaeil GAA Clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Na Gaeil GAA Hosts Retirement Party For Seán O’Connor

March 29, 2022 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

NA Gaeil GAA Club held a special function on Saturday night to pay tribute to their retiring bar manager, Seán O’Connor. Seán had been in charge of the clubhouse in Killeen since just after the turn of the Millennium and around 80 guests enjoyed a buffet meal and entertainment on […]

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Retiring Principal of Holy Family NS, Ed O'Brien, looks at some of the pupils portraits of him at the school on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ed’s Schooldays Come To An End After 40 Years

June 25, 2021 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER 40 years, Ed O’Brien said farewell to his days as an educator this week, but not without a special send-off from all at Holy Family NS. The staff, pupils, parents and board of management showed their affection for the Monavalley native who has been principal of the Tralee school […]

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Aileen Bulman who is retiring after 38 years teaching in Listellick NS, with Principal Annette Dineen. Photo by Dermot Crean

Aileen Says Farewell To Listellick NS After 38 Years Of Teaching

December 20, 2019 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

SEPTEMBER 1981. Adam And The Ants were flying high in the charts with ‘Prince Charming’, Kerry were to claim their fourth All-Ireland in a row and a young teacher walked into a classroom in Listellick school to begin her career. Some 38 years later, Aileen Bulman, will walk out of […]

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Lillian McMahon, Presentation Primary, Tom Begley, CBS Primary; Siobhan Uí Dhónaill, Derryquay NS; Brendan McMahon, CBS Primary and Mary McMahon, Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, at a function to mark their retirement from teaching at The Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Teachers Honoured At INTO Function In Meadowlands

December 18, 2019 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

TEACHERS from schools in the Tralee area who have retired recently were honoured at a special INTO function in the Meadowlands on Friday night. John Boyle, General Secretary of the INTO was present and paid warm tributes to Lillian McMahon Breen of Presentation Primary; Tom Begley, CBS Primary; Siobhan Uí […]

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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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Brendan and Lorna Enright plant a tree in their name in the Town Park to mark their retirement. Photo by Dermot Crean

Brendan And Lorna Call It A Day At The Town Park

December 23, 2018 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUSBAND and wife team of gardeners who have flourished for over 40 years in the Town Park have finally called it a day. Brendan and Lorna Enright, who live in Causeway, have been tending to the Rose Garden in the town park since it was created in 1986, with […]

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Francis Quill with his family Ronan, Declan, Caroline, Carmel, Louise, Brendan and Fergal at his retirement party at The Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Francis Quill Retires After 45 Years In Teaching

June 26, 2018 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER 41 years in Holy Family school, Francis Quill is taking a well-earned rest. The Deputy Principal from Ashgrove is retiring this week and staff from the school joined his family for a celebration at The Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night. Francis started off his teaching career in Dolphin’s Barn […]

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Popular Council Worker John Sweeps Into Retirement

Popular Council Worker John Sweeps Into Retirement

April 24, 2016 at 7:55 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will miss a great local character around the town as John Moynihan has hung up his brush and bin and retired after 40 years of service to the Council. Popular among his workmates and townsfolk, Scartaglin native John – who has been living in Caherina for the last 47 years […]

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Retiring Chief Supt Pat Sullivan with wife Maura, daughter Sarah and son Michael at the special fundraising coffee morning, in aid of Kerry Hospice, to mark the his retirement as Chief Superintendent of the Kerry Division on Friday afternoon at the Ballygarry House Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend Garda Chief Supt Retirement Event For Charity

January 23, 2016 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 500 guests attended the retirement function for Chief Superintendent Pat Sullivan from An Garda Síochána on Friday at Ballygarry House Hotel. He retired after over 40 years of distinguished service to the organisation, the majority of which was spent in the Kerry Garda Division. Guests included Deputy Commissioner Donall O’Cualáinn, Assistant […]

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Tributes To Michael McMahon At His Last County Council Meeting

Tributes To Michael McMahon At His Last County Council Meeting

March 12, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE were tributes paid at the monthly meeting of Kerry County Council on Monday to Director of Planning and Sustainable Development, Michael McMahon, who retires at the end of the month. His colleagues from the Council planning staff were also present to hear kind words and praise for a man who […]

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Editor Of The Kerryman To Retire After 15 Years At The Helm

Editor Of The Kerryman To Retire After 15 Years At The Helm

March 11, 2015 at 10:16 am 1 comment

  THE editor of The Kerryman, Declan Malone, is to retire from his position after 15 years. The Dingle native revealed his decision in today’s newspaper. He will remain editor for the time being until a successor is chosen. Mr Malone joined The Kerryman in 1989 on a month’s work placement and never left. […]

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‘John Delaney’ To Close Soon As Marian Looks Forward To Retirement

‘John Delaney’ To Close Soon As Marian Looks Forward To Retirement

February 5, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE John Delaney drapery store on Ashe Street is to close its doors for the last time in the next few months. The store which has been open for 37 years is closing due to the retirement of its proprietor, Marian Delaney. Marian has been running the shop, since her […]

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Well-Known Florists To Retire After 35 Years In Bloom

Well-Known Florists To Retire After 35 Years In Bloom

December 22, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THEY’VE been brightening up the lives of Tralee people for 35 years now, but come January 17, Forget-Me-Not Florists will wilt. Tony and Mary Ennis will retire on that Saturday having operated their flower shop in Tralee for the past 35 years. Originally from Dublin, they moved to Tralee in […]

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Paul Dolan (center) with his family at his retirement party in the Meadowlands Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Paul Retires…But He’s Not Finished Yet!

September 14, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE Meadowlands Hotel was the venue for the retirement party of Paul Dolan, who spent 36 years as a trainer with FAS. Paul, originally from Dublin, came to Tralee in 1978 to work with FAS on the motor engineering course. In 1987 he started the highly successful video production course which […]

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