Category Archives: Schools

Presentation Project on The Moonlighters Ready to View

Presentation Project on The Moonlighters Ready to View

St. Joseph’s Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland was one of just six schools in the south of Ireland chosen to take part in the North / South History Initiative late last year. The initiative is run as part of a joint collaboration between The Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) and the School Development Service (SDS)Read more…

Young Entrepreneurs Excel at County Final

Young Entrepreneurs Excel at County Final

The county final of the Kerry Student Enterprise Awards was held in IT Tralee at the weekend. St. Joseph’s Presentation, Castleisland had three enterprises that qualified for the final. Two first year projects entered the Junior Category: Rocking Records and Floral Floats. Clocks and Coasters Rocking Records made clocks and coasters out of old vinylRead more…

Karaoke Night for Kilmurry NS at Hughes’ Bar

Karaoke Night for Kilmurry NS at Hughes’ Bar

Kilmurry National School Parents’ Association spokesperson, Mary Teresa McAuliffe sent a message to let it be known that her association is holding a Karaoke fundraiser for developments and improvements at their school. Their event will be held in Hughes’ Bar in Cordal on the coming Saturday night, April 8th. at 8:30pm. Surprise Guest The line-up,Read more…

River Maine Clean-Up – From Rubbish to Recycling

River Maine Clean-Up – From Rubbish to Recycling

The transition year students of Castleisland Community College have been learning recently about the voluntary work of the tidy town’s committee. Mary Walsh and Sheila Hannon gave a talk to the students about the different aspects of the tidy town competition and how marks are awarded. Water Explorer Competition The students have already completed workRead more…

Castleisland Students Unite to Break World Quiz Record

Castleisland Students Unite to Break World Quiz Record

As part of its 30th anniversary celebrations as Castleisland Community College and as long at its present location, the college is looking to Wednesday and the hosting of the second of its three events to mark the occasion. While the foundation of the college may lie in College Road and in the old 1935 established, CastleislandRead more…

St. Pat’s and The Pres Join Forces for TY Comedy Drama Night

St. Pat’s and The Pres Join Forces for TY Comedy Drama Night

On Thursday, April 6th, the Transition Year students from the St. Joseph’s Presentation and St. Patrick’s Secondary Schools in Castleisland will showcase a drama filled evening with lots of humour and banter. The students will be performing three scenes from three different plays which they have been working diligently on over the past few months.Read more…

Community College Tractor Run – A Roaring Success

Community College Tractor Run – A Roaring Success

Months of hard work and planning came together recently for the long-awaited, Castleisland Community College Tractor Run. No less than 31 vintage and modern tractors hit the road on Sunday, March 5th in aid of farm safety education for students in the community college. Young Social Innovators The idea for the tractor run came fromRead more…

Knocknagoshel Student on his way to Dublin Film Academy

Knocknagoshel Student on his way to Dublin Film Academy

Three students from a local training initiative in Abbeyfeale are heading to Cinemagic, Dublin Film Academy next week. Patrick Cronin, from Knocknagoshel, Rhiannon Murray from Newcastle West and Josh Rolfe from Abbeyfeale beat off stiff competition to attend the prestigious film academy organised by the Cinemagic organisation. Digital Media Technology The academy takes place fromRead more…

Obrennan National School Farming and Fundraising

Obrennan National School Farming and Fundraising

OBrennan National School, Kielduff is preparing for its big fundraising event of the year – a raffle! But not just any old raffle – by purchasing a ticket for €10, your name will be entered into a draw, the first prize of which is the value of a freshly calved heifer to the minimum valueRead more…

Muire Gan Smál U-11 Girls to Represent Kerry in Dublin

Muire Gan Smál U-11 Girls to Represent Kerry in Dublin

 Would you know which famous writer used the pseudonym ‘Boz’ or which country the NIKKEI Stock Market Index is associated with? You probably would when asked in a casual manner. However, in the white heat of competition, against the clock and another team of quiz specialists in a hall full of spectators. Would you? AndRead more…