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Tralee Schools Included In Schools Capital Plan

Tralee Schools Included In Schools Capital Plan

November 17, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  NINE major school investment projects in Kerry have been given the green light by the new School Buildings Plan announced today and Tralee schools are among those to benefit. CBS Primary School, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Listellick NS and Tralee Educate Together are the Tralee schools included in the plan. Continued below… Welcoming […]

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At the IT Tralee Open Day on in the North Campus were, from left: Danielle Balama, Sean Parnell, Yulia Ivanchoglo. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Students See What IT Tralee Has To Offer

November 14, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a huge crowd of students from schools all over Kerry and beyond at the IT Tralee Open Day on Friday. Arriving from early morning, students enjoyed guided tours of the facilities in the North Campus in Dromtacker as well as the South Campus in Clash. They were also free to […]

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Spring Urges Schools To Apply For Summer Work Funds

Spring Urges Schools To Apply For Summer Work Funds

November 5, 2015 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE and Kerry schools are being urged to apply for a share of the €40m available for the Summer Works Scheme next year. The scheme funds small and medium scale building works such as gas, electrical and mechanical works, roof and window upgrades, and structural improvements. Local Labour TD, Arthur […]

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Joan’s Fundraising Efforts Raise Almost €2,500 For Tralee School

Joan’s Fundraising Efforts Raise Almost €2,500 For Tralee School

October 14, 2015 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE mum, who decided to raise funds for new equipment for a school extension, handed over a cheque for nearly €2,500 yesterday. Joan O’Keeffe from Castlewood Park has a daughter attending St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school at Balloonagh. The school opened a new extension in May, with two […]

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Ardfert Pupils Help Launch National ‘One Good Idea’ Competition

Ardfert Pupils Help Launch National ‘One Good Idea’ Competition

October 11, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY primary school puils are being asked to submit ‘One Good Idea’ to combat climate change in a competition which could win their school a cash prize. The ‘One Good Idea’ competition, was launched last week and Ardfert pupils were on hand to help give it some publicity. They were […]

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Minister Jan O'Sullivan, cuts the ribbon at the new Kerry Education Training Bored offices at the Centrepoint building on the John Joe Sheehy road. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Minister Officially Opens Kerry ETB Offices On Tralee Visit

October 9, 2015 at 3:19 pm 1 comment

TWO of the town’s centres of education received a visit from the Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, on Thursday afternoon. The Minister received a tour of the new extension of the building Kerry College of Further Education in Clash before heading to the new Kerry Education and Training Board […]

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PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Enjoy Breakfast And Raising Cash For Childline

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Enjoy Breakfast And Raising Cash For Childline

October 9, 2015 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT fundraiser was held in Mercy Mounthawk on Friday morning to raise funds for a worthy cause. First year students sat down in the canteen area to enjoy a bowl of cereal thanks to an idea from Tori Lonergan, an LCA 2 student. “The event is to raise awareness about Childline and […]

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CBS The Green Students To Take Part In Science Olympiad

CBS The Green Students To Take Part In Science Olympiad

October 7, 2015 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  CBS The Green students will compete in a national science competition later this month with a chance to represent Ireland. Last year, three CBS students Seán Cahill, Gearóid O’Connor and Jerdie O’Shea were nominated to participate in “the Irish Science Olympiad” and this year another two students, Dylan Kildea Mc Connell […]

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Kerry Schools Encouraged To Hold Events For Maths Week

Kerry Schools Encouraged To Hold Events For Maths Week

September 19, 2015 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

  THE All-Island festival of maths and numeracy, Maths Week Ireland returns next month for its 10th successive year. Kicking off on October 10 and running until October 18, the week-long celebration will include a host of fun and exciting activities for children, parents, teachers, maths enthusiasts and people everywhere, and Kerry […]

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PHOTOS: Junior Infants Enjoy First Day At CBS Primary School

PHOTOS: Junior Infants Enjoy First Day At CBS Primary School

September 2, 2015 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

CBS Primary School was one of the last schools in Tralee to open their doors after the summer holidays and for junior infants it was a special day. There was as much emotion in the parents as in the children as they dropped off the little ones to begin a […]

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PHOTOS: St John’s, Flemby And Caherleaheen Schools Welcome New Arrivals

PHOTOS: St John’s, Flemby And Caherleaheen Schools Welcome New Arrivals

September 2, 2015 at 9:25 am 1 comment

IT was an exciting week for children in Flemby NS, Caherleaheen NS and St John’s Parochial School in Ashe Street when we visited on Tuesday morning. The junior infants had all been settling in well since starting this week and were getting to know each other and their teachers. In Flemby […]

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PHOTOS: Holy Family And Tralee Educate Together Welcome New Arrivals

PHOTOS: Holy Family And Tralee Educate Together Welcome New Arrivals

September 1, 2015 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE Scoil Eoin across the road opened last Thursday, there was great excitement on Monday morning when Holy Family welcomed the new arrivals. “It went very well this morning,” said Principal Ed O’Brien. “They were all very well behaved and settled in very quickly, so were delighted,” he added. Over in […]

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PHOTOS: New Junior Infants Begin School At Moyderwell and Presentation

PHOTOS: New Junior Infants Begin School At Moyderwell and Presentation

August 31, 2015 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a big day for pupils in Moyderwell and Presentation as the schools welcomed the new arrivals on Monday. Two classes of pupils started in Moyderwell and it was a smooth start to their school life with parents leaving the children in the capable hands of Ms Dillane and […]

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PHOTOS: Listellick And Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcome New Arrivals

PHOTOS: Listellick And Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcome New Arrivals

August 30, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been an exciting week for young boys and girls all over town as they took their first steps on the education ladder earlier this week. While Presentation, CBS, Holy Family and Moyderwell will open in the next couple of days, others have been welcoming the new arrivals including Gaelscoil Mhic […]

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PHOTOS: A Treble Double As Three Sets Of Twins Begin At Spa NS

PHOTOS: A Treble Double As Three Sets Of Twins Begin At Spa NS

August 29, 2015 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

SPA National school opened its doors on Thursday and the teacher of the junior infants could be forgiven for thinking she was seeing double…three times over! Three sets of twins began their schooldays, bringing to 10 the number of twins in the school. “They’re not all identical so that helps,” […]

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PHOTOS: A New Beginning In Blennerville For Junior Infants

PHOTOS: A New Beginning In Blennerville For Junior Infants

August 28, 2015 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

IN schools around Kerry opening this week, it was a momentous occasion for children…and their parents! In St Brendan’s NS Blennerville it was no different, with parents arriving to drop off their little ones as they entered the junior infants classroom on Thursday morning. There were tears, but the parents eventually composed […]

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Junior infants pupils on their first day at school in O'Brennan on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Week For Junior Infants In Ballymac Schools

August 28, 2015 at 8:21 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a big week for Ballymac kids as they took their first steps on the education ladder. Both Scoil Nuachabháil and O’Brennan NS welcomed the new junior infants classes and it all went smoothly for the teachers and pupils. “They all settled in really well,” said Marcella Murphy, Junior […]

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PHOTOS: Smiles All Around As Students Collect Their Leaving Cert Results

PHOTOS: Smiles All Around As Students Collect Their Leaving Cert Results

August 12, 2015 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s Dermot Crean and Fergus Dennehy visited schools around Tralee in the wake students receiving their Leaving Cert results… IT was D-Day today for hundreds of students all around Tralee this morning as they arrived at their schools to collect the Leaving Certificate results. Many were full of excitement, trepidation and […]

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Kerry Schools To Get 27 Extra Special Needs Assistants From September

Kerry Schools To Get 27 Extra Special Needs Assistants From September

July 8, 2015 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Government has announced that 27 additional SNA posts are being created in Kerry schools from this September bring the total in the county to 387. Over 600 extra SNA posts in all will be created nationally. The new allocation includes approximately 25 SNA posts for mainstream primary and post primary […]

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North Kerry Schools Recognised At National Awards

North Kerry Schools Recognised At National Awards

June 21, 2015 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

  THE third and sixth class students of Loughfouder NS and the fourth and sixthth class students of Lyreacrompane N.S. received national recognition at the 10th annual Our World Irish Aid Awards 2015 on Tuesday. Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, presented them with awards for their excellent projects, which explored the issues facing […]

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PHOTOS: St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Students Enjoy Fantastic Graduation Day

PHOTOS: St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Students Enjoy Fantastic Graduation Day

June 20, 2015 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school made the big step towards adulthood today as they celebrated their graduation from the school, where they no doubt have experienced many great memories over the years. The school hall was full of family, friends and staff members as they looked on […]

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Tralee Schools To Receive Awards For Maths And Science Excellence

Tralee Schools To Receive Awards For Maths And Science Excellence

June 16, 2015 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

  THIRTY-NINE Kerry primary schools, including many from the Tralee area, will receive the Science Foundation Ireland Discover Primary Science and Maths (DPSM) Award of Science and Maths Excellence. Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD, made the announcement that, overall, 549 Irish primary schools across the country will receive this […]

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St Ita's and St Joseph's School Principal, Grace Sheahan, helps student Luke Scollard cut the cake he made specially to mark the opening of the new extension to the school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Momentous Day At Tralee School As New Extension Is Officially Opened

May 28, 2015 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THE culmination of five years of planning and work came to fruition on Wednesday with the opening of a new extension to St Ita’s and St Joseph’s Primary and Post Primary School. A special celebration day was held at the school with a Mass, celebrated by Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne in […]

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Cllr Terry O'Brien with Ann O'Dwyer, Kerry ETB, staff and award winners at the Coláiste Gleann Lí awards on Thursday at the school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Awards Celebrate A Great Year At Coláiste Gleann Lí

May 22, 2015 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a momentous day for the students of Coláiste Gleann Lí on Thursday when the inaugural second level student awards ceremony took place. Familes of the students joined the management and staff in the assembly hall where awards were presented to many students. The accolades celebrated the varied achievements of Coláiste Gleann […]

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Dylan Harnett, Brandon Boyle, Cian Kennedy, Henry Adedeji and Darragh Ryan at the CBS The Green Graduation night in the school gym on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS The Green Students Enjoy Graduation Night

May 16, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a special evening in CBS The Green as the school held its annual graduation. Families of the 108 students who will take exams next month, were there to see the teenagers mark – what for most will be – the end of their schooldays. Special guest speaker was […]

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Mary’s Innovative Approach To Education In Tralee School

Mary’s Innovative Approach To Education In Tralee School

April 26, 2015 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Educate Together National School recently hosted an Open Day in the beautiful surroundings of Collis Sandes House, providing an opportunity for prospective parents to meet the staff and get to know the recently appointed principal, Mary Brosnan. Mary, a native of Lispole, took up her position last September, […]

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Presentation Girls Win Overall National AIB Build A Bank Award

Presentation Girls Win Overall National AIB Build A Bank Award

April 17, 2015 at 9:58 am 1 comment

IT was a dream ending for a group of Presentation Tralee students on Thursday, when they won the national final of the AIB Build A Bank Award in Dublin. The AIB Build a Bank Challenge sees a team of six students selected to set up and manage a bank in their […]

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PHOTOS/REPORT: CBS The Green Makes Russell Cup Final After Big Win Over Rivals

PHOTOS/REPORT: CBS The Green Makes Russell Cup Final After Big Win Over Rivals

March 26, 2015 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  Kerry Schools Football – Under 15A Russell Cup Semi Final Tralee CBS 4-13 St Brendan’s Killarney 0-9 Tralee CBS continued their resurgence as a footballing force with a comprehensive victory over St Brendan’s Killarney in winterish conditions in Farranfore on Wednesday afternoon. The win for Tralee avenged last week’s close […]

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Councillor Terry O'Brien and Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane with Miss O'Sullivans Holy Family National School sixth class, front from left: Terry O'Brien, Yuxi Mzhang, Niall Fitzmaurice, Matthew Brown and Eoin McDonald. Back: James O'Halloran, Brandon Ndebele, Liam McGee, Johnathan Kerry, Vincent Mulligan, Robert Kerins, Usman Butt and Michelle O'Sullivan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Holy Family Pupils Produce Calendar Of Tralee Past And Present

March 21, 2015 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

SIXTH class Holy Family National School students are keeping in touch with the past while also trying to turn a profit. As part of a Junior Young Entrepreneur initiative, Miss O’Sullivan sixth class students have produced an events calendar – showing what’s coming up in the Kingdom – which shows of photos […]

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CBS The Green students Shane Foley, Killian O'Riordan, Eoin Greaney and Kieran Dwyer at the Kerry LEO Student Enterprise Awards at the ITT on Friday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PHOTOS: Teenagers Show Business Savvy At Annual Student Enterprise Awards

March 21, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

CASTLEGREGORY and Killorglin students were the big winners at this year’s County Final of the Kerry Local Enterprise Office Annual Student Enterprise Awards on Friday, in the Institute of Technology. Tralee schools’ entrants were among the incredible 58 mini-businesses set up by over 180 second level school students involved in the competition which promotes business idea development, structure, sourcing of finance, […]

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