Category Archives: Schools

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…

Pres Castleisland Girls Prevail Over Pres Killarney

Pres Castleisland Girls Prevail Over Pres Killarney

Presentation Castleisland girls pitted their Gaelic football skills against Presentation Killarney in the Presentation Schools’ Ladies Gaelic Football Shield Final. By: Karen O’Connor A new initiative aimed at first year students, the final was played on Monday in Dr. Crokes GAA grounds in Lewis Road, Killarney “Our students successfully secured the silverware on offer with… 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…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Kaylin Returns with Munster Football Championship Cup There was great celebrations at Scoil Naomh Pádraig in Knocknasna on Friday when past pupil Kaylin O’Connor returned with her cup. By: Marian Harnett She had won this cup as captain of the Limerick U-14 ladies football team which won the Munster Championship. Kaylin graduated from Scoil Naomh… 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…

Safety Scheme Survey for College Road – Cllr. O’Connell

Safety Scheme Survey for College Road – Cllr. O’Connell

The rumbling issue of pedestrian safety and traffic congestion on Castleisland’s College Road got another airing in council chambers recently when Cllr. Bobby O’Connell raised the matter thus: “That Kerry County Council will carry out an audit on pedestrian safety at College Road and refer the matter to the road design office.” In Reply: “Kerry… Read more…

An Evening of Art, Craft and Music at KCFE

An Evening of Art, Craft and Music at KCFE

Art and music lovers have a delightful evening to look forward to on Friday, April 13th as students from Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee showcase their various talents.  The evening’s entertainment will centre on an exhibition of work being held at the Ashe Hotel, Tralee from 6pm to 8pm. Finishing Touches “The QQI Level… Read more…

Presentation Castleisland is the ‘Most Enterprising School in Kerry’

Presentation Castleisland is the ‘Most Enterprising School in Kerry’

Presentation Castleisland sent three groups to the Student Enterprise County Finals in IT Tralee last weekend. Two first year groups were entered into the Junior Category and one third year group into the Intermediate Category of the competition. Educational and Training The two first year groups were: ‘Complete Camán’ who made an all-in-one training hurley… Read more…

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Category Archives: Schools

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…

Pres Castleisland Girls Prevail Over Pres Killarney

Pres Castleisland Girls Prevail Over Pres Killarney

Presentation Castleisland girls pitted their Gaelic football skills against Presentation Killarney in the Presentation Schools’ Ladies Gaelic Football Shield Final. By: Karen O’Connor A new initiative aimed at first year students, the final was played on Monday in Dr. Crokes GAA grounds in Lewis Road, Killarney “Our students successfully secured the silverware on offer with… 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…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Kaylin Returns with Munster Football Championship Cup There was great celebrations at Scoil Naomh Pádraig in Knocknasna on Friday when past pupil Kaylin O’Connor returned with her cup. By: Marian Harnett She had won this cup as captain of the Limerick U-14 ladies football team which won the Munster Championship. Kaylin graduated from Scoil Naomh… 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…

Safety Scheme Survey for College Road – Cllr. O’Connell

Safety Scheme Survey for College Road – Cllr. O’Connell

The rumbling issue of pedestrian safety and traffic congestion on Castleisland’s College Road got another airing in council chambers recently when Cllr. Bobby O’Connell raised the matter thus: “That Kerry County Council will carry out an audit on pedestrian safety at College Road and refer the matter to the road design office.” In Reply: “Kerry… Read more…

An Evening of Art, Craft and Music at KCFE

An Evening of Art, Craft and Music at KCFE

Art and music lovers have a delightful evening to look forward to on Friday, April 13th as students from Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee showcase their various talents.  The evening’s entertainment will centre on an exhibition of work being held at the Ashe Hotel, Tralee from 6pm to 8pm. Finishing Touches “The QQI Level… Read more…

Presentation Castleisland is the ‘Most Enterprising School in Kerry’

Presentation Castleisland is the ‘Most Enterprising School in Kerry’

Presentation Castleisland sent three groups to the Student Enterprise County Finals in IT Tralee last weekend. Two first year groups were entered into the Junior Category and one third year group into the Intermediate Category of the competition. Educational and Training The two first year groups were: ‘Complete Camán’ who made an all-in-one training hurley… Read more…

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