Category Archives: Education

Kerry College to Hold Virtual Information Session on Monday from 6:30pm

Kerry College to Hold Virtual Information Session on Monday from 6:30pm

Kerry College will hold a virtual information session on the coming Monday, September 14th at 6:30pm for the benefit of parents, school leavers, and those considering a return to further education and training. Potential students will hear about the range of courses on offer at Kerry College this autumn. They will have their questions answered… Read more…

Leaving Cert 2020 ‘Should Not Go Ahead’ – Pa Daly, TD

Leaving Cert 2020 ‘Should Not Go Ahead’ – Pa Daly, TD

“Sinn Féin has been saying for some time that the Leaving Certificate should not go ahead this summer,” – according to Deputy Pa Daly. “Given the silence in the Roadmap for Reopening Society & Business on the Leaving Certificate, we feel it is less likely that it will proceed at the end of July,” Deputy… Read more…

Pres Castleisland Students on National Webwise Youth Panel

Pres Castleisland Students on National Webwise Youth Panel

Castleisland Presentation Secondary students, Ava Flaherty and Cáit O’Mahony have been chosen as members of this year’s Webwise Youth Panel. Webwise is an internet safety initiative focused on raising awareness of online safety issues and good practice among students, their parents and teachers. Online Safety Issues Every year Webwise recruits proactive teenagers from all over… Read more…

Information Session on Further Education Options Outside CAO

Information Session on Further Education Options Outside CAO

School Leavers and adults considering a return to education are invited to an Information Session on Further Education Options Outside of CAO at the Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE), Tralee on this Wednesday 29th August commencing at 6.30pm sharp. Career Goals The Information Session will highlight how career goals can be achieved through Level… Read more…

Two All Ireland Titles in a Row for Community College

Two All Ireland Titles in a Row for Community College

Fifth year students from Castleisland Community College won the senior water category award in the national finals of the Eco Unesco Environmental Competition in Dublin on Tuesday. 4,000 Students Involved The Castleisland students and their teacher, Doreen Killington were among 320 entries this year and over 4,000 students from all around the country took part.… Read more…

Health Promoting Schools Flag Awarded to Community College

Health Promoting Schools Flag Awarded to Community College

Castleisland Community College has been awarded a Health Promoting School Flag on the basis that there are many positive initiatives in the school to improve the health and fitness of all the students there. Wellness Week A wellness week has been run over the past two years where all aspects of well-being are featured and… Read more…

A Second Football Title for St. Patrick’s Secondary School

A Second Football Title for St. Patrick’s Secondary School

St. Patrick’s Secondary School claimed its second Kerry Post Primary Schools football title last week. They defeated Coláiste Íde agus Iosef, Abbeyfeale in the U-15 Brendan O’Shea Shield final in Knocknagoshel on a scoreline of 4-8 to 0-10. Abbeyfeale were quick off the mark and used to wind advantage to great effect in the first… Read more…

Parents Welcome New Principal to Muire Gan Smál

Parents Welcome New Principal to Muire Gan Smál

Muire Gan Smál, Presentation Primary School, Castleisland welcomed a new school principal recently. A native of Dingle, Máire Lynch, took up her new role after the Easter holidays. She replaces Leona Twiss who is now principal in Cullina National School in Beaufort. Máire comes to Castleisland from CBS Primary, Tralee where she spent the last… Read more…

St. Pats and The Pres join Forces for Comedy Drama Night

St. Pats and The Pres join Forces for Comedy Drama Night

Comedy returns on May 1st. to St. John’s Hall in Castleisland Presentation Secondary School. A joint Transition Year programme will see the girls of ‘The Pres’ and the boys of St. Patrick’s Secondary School pooling their talents for one night only at 7:30pm. Admission: Adults €10. Students and OAPS €5. Focus on Comedy “Following on… Read more…

Employers Invited to Recruitment Day at KCFE Tralee

Employers Invited to Recruitment Day at KCFE Tralee

Employers in Kerry and beyond are invited to attend a recruitment day being held at Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee on Monday, April 30th. between 12noon and 2pm. The recruitment day event is being held in response to demand from leading employers and companies who wish to recruit KCFE students for immediate employment both… Read more…

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Category Archives: Education

Kerry College to Hold Virtual Information Session on Monday from 6:30pm

Kerry College to Hold Virtual Information Session on Monday from 6:30pm

Kerry College will hold a virtual information session on the coming Monday, September 14th at 6:30pm for the benefit of parents, school leavers, and those considering a return to further education and training. Potential students will hear about the range of courses on offer at Kerry College this autumn. They will have their questions answered… Read more…

Leaving Cert 2020 ‘Should Not Go Ahead’ – Pa Daly, TD

Leaving Cert 2020 ‘Should Not Go Ahead’ – Pa Daly, TD

“Sinn Féin has been saying for some time that the Leaving Certificate should not go ahead this summer,” – according to Deputy Pa Daly. “Given the silence in the Roadmap for Reopening Society & Business on the Leaving Certificate, we feel it is less likely that it will proceed at the end of July,” Deputy… Read more…

Pres Castleisland Students on National Webwise Youth Panel

Pres Castleisland Students on National Webwise Youth Panel

Castleisland Presentation Secondary students, Ava Flaherty and Cáit O’Mahony have been chosen as members of this year’s Webwise Youth Panel. Webwise is an internet safety initiative focused on raising awareness of online safety issues and good practice among students, their parents and teachers. Online Safety Issues Every year Webwise recruits proactive teenagers from all over… Read more…

Information Session on Further Education Options Outside CAO

Information Session on Further Education Options Outside CAO

School Leavers and adults considering a return to education are invited to an Information Session on Further Education Options Outside of CAO at the Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE), Tralee on this Wednesday 29th August commencing at 6.30pm sharp. Career Goals The Information Session will highlight how career goals can be achieved through Level… Read more…

Two All Ireland Titles in a Row for Community College

Two All Ireland Titles in a Row for Community College

Fifth year students from Castleisland Community College won the senior water category award in the national finals of the Eco Unesco Environmental Competition in Dublin on Tuesday. 4,000 Students Involved The Castleisland students and their teacher, Doreen Killington were among 320 entries this year and over 4,000 students from all around the country took part.… Read more…

Health Promoting Schools Flag Awarded to Community College

Health Promoting Schools Flag Awarded to Community College

Castleisland Community College has been awarded a Health Promoting School Flag on the basis that there are many positive initiatives in the school to improve the health and fitness of all the students there. Wellness Week A wellness week has been run over the past two years where all aspects of well-being are featured and… Read more…

A Second Football Title for St. Patrick’s Secondary School

A Second Football Title for St. Patrick’s Secondary School

St. Patrick’s Secondary School claimed its second Kerry Post Primary Schools football title last week. They defeated Coláiste Íde agus Iosef, Abbeyfeale in the U-15 Brendan O’Shea Shield final in Knocknagoshel on a scoreline of 4-8 to 0-10. Abbeyfeale were quick off the mark and used to wind advantage to great effect in the first… Read more…

Parents Welcome New Principal to Muire Gan Smál

Parents Welcome New Principal to Muire Gan Smál

Muire Gan Smál, Presentation Primary School, Castleisland welcomed a new school principal recently. A native of Dingle, Máire Lynch, took up her new role after the Easter holidays. She replaces Leona Twiss who is now principal in Cullina National School in Beaufort. Máire comes to Castleisland from CBS Primary, Tralee where she spent the last… Read more…

St. Pats and The Pres join Forces for Comedy Drama Night

St. Pats and The Pres join Forces for Comedy Drama Night

Comedy returns on May 1st. to St. John’s Hall in Castleisland Presentation Secondary School. A joint Transition Year programme will see the girls of ‘The Pres’ and the boys of St. Patrick’s Secondary School pooling their talents for one night only at 7:30pm. Admission: Adults €10. Students and OAPS €5. Focus on Comedy “Following on… Read more…

Employers Invited to Recruitment Day at KCFE Tralee

Employers Invited to Recruitment Day at KCFE Tralee

Employers in Kerry and beyond are invited to attend a recruitment day being held at Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee on Monday, April 30th. between 12noon and 2pm. The recruitment day event is being held in response to demand from leading employers and companies who wish to recruit KCFE students for immediate employment both… Read more…

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