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Presentation Secondary School Principal Chrissie Kerry with former students Ciara Landers, Cáit Rice and Freya O'Connor at the school on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Leaving Cert Results Finally Arrive For The Class Of 2022

September 2, 2022 at 6:13 pm 1 comment

IT’S been a long wait, but students who sat their exams in Tralee schools back in June finally received their Leaving Certificate results on Friday morning. While the results can be accessed online and mailed out to students, some schools in town invited them in to meet with former classmates […]

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Mary Lucey: 10 Tips For Students Starting Secondary School

Mary Lucey: 10 Tips For Students Starting Secondary School

August 25, 2022 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

While starting secondary is an exciting new adventure, many students (and parents!) are terrified at the prospective. Mary Lucey of Career Ahead has some tips which she believes will ease the transition… 1. Normalise the transition setting over the summer — Discuss concerns openly and honestly, but do not overemphasise […]

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Presentation Primary pupils enjoying the Bill and Fred show.

PHOTOS: A Treat For Tralee And Listowel Schoolchildren Before The Holidays

July 30, 2022 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

PRIMARY schools in Tralee and Listowel received a visit from some fun guests before they broke up for the summer holidays at the end of June. Elysia McMullen and Luisa Schmitz perform as Bill and Fred – a clown duo who merge dance, clowning, circus and theatre and they were […]

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National Broadband Ireland (NBI) ‘Imagine the Future’ competition overall winner DJ Poff (aged 12) from Boheshill National School, Kerry. Photo: Conor McCabe

Kerry Student Wins Overall Prize In National Competition

June 21, 2022 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A STUDENT from a Kerry school won the top prize at the National  Broadband Ireland ‘Imagine the Future’ national final. DJ Poff from Boheshill National School in Glencar was named the overall winner of the competition while a schoolmate, Colin O’Shea, was also among the prizes getting third in the […]

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Tralee Schools Included In DEIS Expansion

Tralee Schools Included In DEIS Expansion

March 10, 2022 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Education Norma Foley TD announced a major expansion of the DEIS – Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools programme that will see the programme extended to an additional 15 schools across Kerry, including some in Tralee. The DEIS programme is being significantly expanded and eligible schools will now […]

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Status Red Storm Warning Sees Closure Of Schools In Kerry On Friday

Status Red Storm Warning Sees Closure Of Schools In Kerry On Friday

February 17, 2022 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

SCHOOLS in Kerry will close tomorrow as a result of the Status Red Storm Warning on Friday morning. The National Emergency Coordination Committee met this morning to consider the response to Storm Eunice. It has been decided schools in Kerry and Cork under a Red Warning and schools in counties […]

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Mayor Johnnie Wall makes a presentation to Evie Giles and Grace Kirby of St John's Parochial School, Ashe Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Pupils Get Creative For Christmas In Council/Museum Initiative

December 10, 2021 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee presented prizes to students from Tralee schools  on Friday morning after they got creative for Christmas. Tralee Municipal District in collaboration with Kerry County Museum invited students from local primary schools to participate in an initiative in the lead up to the Christmas period. This Christmas-themed […]

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Norma Foley.

Minister Foley Announces €1.5m In ICT Funding For Kerry Schools

December 6, 2021 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley has today €1.5m ICT funding for schools across Kerry to support the use of digital technologies within the classroom. This funding will issue to primary and secondary schools around the county in the form of grant payments, allowing schools flexibility in the […]

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Cllrs Call For Action To Alleviate Traffic Bottlenecks At Tralee Schools

Cllrs Call For Action To Alleviate Traffic Bottlenecks At Tralee Schools

November 4, 2021 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor said something has to be done about the traffic bottlenecks outside some Tralee schools during drop-off and collection times. Sinn Féin Cllr. Cathal Foley had a motion before the meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, that the Council carry out a traffic […]

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West Kerry Students Compete For JA Europe Company Of The Year Award

West Kerry Students Compete For JA Europe Company Of The Year Award

July 2, 2021 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE young entrepreneurs from the Corca Dhuibhne Gaeltacht are aiming to put Europe under their spell next week using Irish mythology to create a winning magic formula at the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition. ‘Cártaí Feasa’ was established by Sibéal Ní Ógáin, Aoife Feirtéar and Caoimhe Ní Bheaglaoich […]

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Tralee School Selected For Safe Routes To School Programme

Tralee School Selected For Safe Routes To School Programme

June 21, 2021 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of Tralee schools are among the 170  nationally which have been notified that they have been selected for inclusion in the first round of the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Programme to support walking and cycling infrastructure for primary and post-primary schools. Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Moyderwell Mercy Primary […]

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Art teacher Mary J Leen with Coláiste Gleann Lí pupils at their decorated shopfront at Castle Street (old Utensils shop). Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students From Local Schools Decorate Vacant Shopfronts In Town Centre

December 17, 2020 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR local Secondary Schools have participated in an initiative developed by the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Terry O’Brien to design and decorate Christmas themed vacant shopfronts in the town centre. The Mayor said the initiative has greatly contributed to the enhancement of the aesthetics and character of vacant buildings for […]

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Norma Foley.

Two Tralee Schools Receive Funding For Roof Works

December 7, 2020 at 10:08 am 1 comment

MINISTER for Education, Norma Foley TD, has today announced €1.6 million in funding for Kerry schools under the 2021 Summer Works Scheme. This funding will facilitate a number of important projects to proceed in the county, including roof works in Holy Family NS in Tralee and Caherleaheen NS. Minister Foley […]

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Conor Kearney, Abbeydorney NS, Betty Stack, Ardfert NS, Mary Brosnan, Tralee Educate Together, Marie O'Connell, Ardfert NS, Cliodhna Fitzmaurice, Lixnaw Boys School and Dr Joe Walsh, Head Of School of STEM, IT Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Primary Schools And IT Tralee Secure Funding For Virtual Reality Programme 

December 17, 2018 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

  A NUMBER of primary schools in Tralee and north Kerry, in collaboration with IT Tralee, have secured funding under the Department of Education and Skills’ School Excellence Fund, to implement an innovative virtual reality teaching programme. The four participating schools are Ardfert National School, Abbeydorney National School, Tralee Educate […]

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Mercy Mounthawk girls who took part in Thursday's blitz. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schools Gather For Camogie Blitz At Mercy Mounthawk

November 29, 2018 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk hosted a camogie blitz for secondary schools on Thursday in a bid to promote the game among girls. Ten teams from seven schools took part, drawn mainly from Tralee and north Kerry. The schools were Mercy Mountawk, Presentation Tralee, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Castleisland Community College, Presentation Listowel, St Joseph’s […]

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Celebrate Tetra Pak Tree Day by planting a tree this October 6th 
The Tree Council of Ireland supported by Tetra Pak, is delighted to launch Tetra Pak Tree Day themed ‘Tell me How to Make a Difference’, which will take place on Thursday 6th October.

Pic shows children from Stanhope Street Primary School  celebrating the launch of National Tree day with Tail Skinner the Tree Man in the Phoenix Park Yesterday (Mon).
On Tetra Pak Tree Day primary schools and families nationwide are invited to spend the day learning about trees and being outside enjoying their natural environment.  As part of this year’s campaign, over 1,000 Rowan tree saplings will be made available free of charge through the website, www.treeday.ie, for primary schools to help teach children about the importance of planting trees to improve biodiversity on the school grounds.  
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Tralee Schools Wanted To Get Involved In Tree Day

September 14, 2017 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tree Council of Ireland supported by Tetra Pak is calling on Tralee and Kerry’s primary schools to get involved in Tetra Pak Tree Day 2017 on Thursday, October 5. The aim of Tetra Pak Tree Day 2017 is to encourage primary school children across the country to put down their […]

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PRESENTATION PRIMARY SCHOOL, LISTOWEL, CO. KERRY CROWNED OVERALL WINNERS AT BIZWORLD BY BANK OF IRELAND GRAND FINAL

Sasha Griffin (front left) and Aisling McCauliffe (front right) with (Back left to right) Lauren Shine with Ella Louise Glynn, Niamh Horgan and Kimberly McCarthy, 6th class pupils from Presentation Primary School from Listowel, Co. Kerry who were crowned overall winners of the Bank of Ireland BIZWORLD GRAND FINAL with their “Kool Kiddies Pack” at the grand final held in Athlone Institute of Technology. More than 40 primary school children from 10 schools nationwide took part in the grand finale of BizWorld by Bank of Ireland with over 8,300 children participating in 277 workshops run by Bank of Ireland since September 2016. Pic. Robbie Reynolds

Kerry Primary School Pupils Are The Biz After Winning National Awards

June 26, 2017 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY primary school were announced as overall winners in a national competition. Over 8,300 Primary School Students take part in BizWorld by Bank of Ireland which provided over 277 workshops in 26 counties. More than 40 primary school children from 10 schools nationwide took part in the grand finale of […]

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NewsBrands Ireland Press Pass awards which took place at the Convention Centre Dublin.
Pictured from left: Kate NI Dhubhain - Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, An Daingean, Winner of the News category, SIofra O’Dwyer, Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana, Winner of the Opinion category,  Jack Farrell, Causeway Comprehensive School, Kerry, Winner of the Photojournalism category, CaitrIona NI Chonaill, Colaiste Ghobnatan, Baile Mhic Ire, Winner of the Features category and Emma McGoey, Mean Scoil Mhuire, Longford, Winner of the Sports category.
Picture Colm Mahady / Fennells

Causeway And Dingle School Students Win National Journalism Awards

March 10, 2017 at 5:25 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY students have won awards in a national competition which develops literacy and critical thinking skills and leads students to analyse the society they live in. The winners of the NewsBrands Ireland’s Press Pass programme, were announced in Dublin today and out of the thousands of entries, Tomás Ó hUallacháin of Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, An Daingean, […]

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Fenit And Ardfert Schools On Top In Credit Union Quiz

Fenit And Ardfert Schools On Top In Credit Union Quiz

February 1, 2017 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

  IT was a busy weekend for credit unions and for over 25,000 primary school children under the age of 13 who competed in their local credit union schools quiz throughout the 32 counties, in over 300 venues. Tralee Credit Union held their Noreen Lynch Annual Schools Quiz on Sunday […]

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18 October 2016; Bank of Ireland and Athletics Ireland have joined forces to launch a nationwide search amongst secondary schools to identify and foster talented students. The programme, which aims to encourage greater participation amongst secondary school students in athletics, will culminate in an athletics Master Class with 200 top students with advice and tips from Ireland’s top sports psychologists, nutritionists and athletes including former European Indoor Championship gold medallist David Gillick. To nominate your school to participate in the Athletics Programme see www.boi.com/athletics. Pictured at the announcement in Santry Stadium, Santry, Dublin are Irish Athlete David Gillick with children from Sutton Park School, Co. Dublin. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile

New Programme Offers Local Athletes A Chance To Attend Masterclass

December 9, 2016 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland and Athletics Ireland have called for secondary schools in Tralee and around Kerry to sign up and participate in a programme to identify and foster talented students. The Talent ID programme, which aims to encourage greater participation amongst secondary school students in athletics, will culminate in an athletics […]

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Community National School Planned For Kerry By 2018

Community National School Planned For Kerry By 2018

September 21, 2016 at 12:35 pm 1 comment

  EDUCATION and Training Boards Ireland is hoping that a Community National School will be established in Kerry by 2018. Community National Schools (CNS) are state-funded, multidenominational schools which were established in 2008 on a pilot basis. There are now 11 Community National Schools (CNS) in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow, Meath, […]

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Presentation Teacher Remembered In German Essay Competition

Presentation Teacher Remembered In German Essay Competition

June 4, 2016 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

A FORMER teacher from Presentation Secondary School, who died in a road accident in 2014, was remembered in a competition run by the Irish Austrian Society and was won in its inaugural year by Presentation. The 19th Irish Austrian Society’s Essay competition for second- level schools included this year, for […]

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From Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai, Ursellla Mhochóir, Janine Ní Chonchúir and Loraine De Nais at the Kerry ETB 1916 commemoration event in The Rose Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend Kerry ETB Schools 1916 Commemoration Event

April 13, 2016 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 250 second level students attended the Kerry Education and Training Board 1916 Commemoration Event on Tuesday April 12 in The Rose Hotel, Tralee. The event was co-hosted by Kerry Music Education Partnership, a music education initiative led by Kerry ETB, in partnership with Kerry County Council, the Institute of […]

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29/4/14***NO REPRO FEE***Pictured at the Show Racism the red card creative competition awards at the Aviva stadium today were Abel Tcaci from the winning school Castaheany Educate together school in Lucan and TV Presenter Diana Bunici Pic: Marc O'Sullivan

Kerry Young People Urged To Say No To Racism In Competition

March 25, 2016 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  AN anti-racism group organisation is calling on all schools and youth services in Kerry to enter for the Anti Racism Creative Competition 2016. Two tickets, sponsored by the FAI, for an Ireland Senior International soccer match, are given to all schools and youth services who submit entries. All submissions will […]

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PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Triumph In CBS Basketball Tournament

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Triumph In CBS Basketball Tournament

March 7, 2016 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

JOHN Mitchels GAA Club was basketball central on Friday, as the venue for the CBS Primary Hoops Tournament. Fifteen teams competed, with 30 games played throughout the day. Teams from CBS, Holy Family, Dromclough, Moyderwell, O’Brennan, Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, Murhur and Listellick all competed. The day was a huge success, with high levels […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn at the choir performance for Seachtain Na Gaeilge, they were, from left: Olive Ni Ghearin, Lucas MacGearilt, Sorcha Ni Luansigh, Marc O'Coinne, Ella Nic Gabhann, Jane Akinrinlade, Treasa Ui Righaill. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Local Schoolchildren Sing Their Hearts Out For Seachtain Na Gaeilge

March 4, 2016 at 1:16 pm 1 comment

SCHOOLS from all over Kerry took part in the Corfhéile na mBunscoilleanna 2016 in the Ballygarry House Hotel for this year’s  Seachtain Na Gaeilge. Eight national schools performed, including four from the Tralee area – Blennerville National School, Presentation Primary School, Derryquay National School and Spa National School. It was all […]

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Fenit Pupil Recognised For Her Artistic Talents

Fenit Pupil Recognised For Her Artistic Talents

January 29, 2016 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

A PUPIL from St. Brendan’s National School, Fenit, has been recognised as one of Ireland’s best young painters after her entry into the Sightsavers Junior Painter of the Year Awards 2016 impressed the judges. Lauren Tuite’s painting, entitled ‘Nobody’s Homeless’, was inspired by this year’s theme ‘Imagine 2030’, and is the […]

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Award-winning students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Micheál Ó Moráin, Jane D'Altúin, Róisín Ní Churraí, Barra Ó Siochrú, Ríona Breathnach, Máire Ní Threantaigh and Caoimhe Ní  Mhuircheartaigh at the awards in IT Tralee on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Honoured At Annual Kerry ETB Awards

January 16, 2016 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 200 people attended the Kerry Education and Training Board Annual Student Awards event held in the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus, on Friday night. The guest of honour was Tralee native and major figure in women’s rugby both in Connacht and Ireland, Ruth O’Reilly. Ruth was one of the Irish […]

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CBS Boys Win Schools Badminton County Title

CBS Boys Win Schools Badminton County Title

January 14, 2016 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE CBS The Green under – 14 school badminton team won the Kerry school boy’s badminton competition in Killarney on Tuesday. It was a tough day of competition, with the U14 team playing 18 games in total, winning 16, and bringing home the U14 shield. Congrats to the boys and their teacher Ms. […]

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Mounthawk Students To Sleep Out To Raise Awareness Of Homeless Issue

Mounthawk Students To Sleep Out To Raise Awareness Of Homeless Issue

January 13, 2016 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students are set to spend a night sleeping outside the school gym next week to highlight the homelessness issue. On Friday, January 21, the transition year students will take part in the event and the following morning – feeling suitably cold and unrested we imagine – they will be […]

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