David Shanahan’s Dream Comes True With American Football Debut

David Shanahan’s Dream Comes True With American Football Debut

It’s almost 18 months ago now that news broke about how Castleisland teenager, David Shanahan’s dreams of playing American football – in America – were edging ever closer to being realised. A lot has happened since and the world is a very different place now. Periods of lock-down and travel restrictions put David’s plans on…

St. Patrick’s Transition Year Students – Goalmine Enterprise Finalists

St. Patrick’s Transition Year Students – Goalmine Enterprise Finalists

Goalmine Enterprise was a two-day event delivered remotely by the Enterprise Department of Munster Technological University Tralee to participating secondary schools across the Kerry region. Each team was required to create a product, service or solution to a problem presented to them. This initiative blends areas of learning in business, enterprise, technology and design. “St.Patrick’s…

Luke Walsh Awarded UCC Entrance Scholarship

Luke Walsh Awarded UCC Entrance Scholarship

Staff and students at St. Patrick’s Secondary School, Castleisland were delighted with the news this week that Luke Walsh, who completed his Leaving Certificate in the last school year, has been awarded the UCC Quercus Entrance Scholarship for the 2020/2021 academic year. Outstanding Achievement Luke has been awarded the scholarship based on his outstanding achievement…

January 15th Deadline for ActionAid Schools Speech Writing Competition

January 15th Deadline for ActionAid Schools Speech Writing Competition

A final call to young people in Kerry and their schools to speak up about how the coronavirus pandemic is reshaping the world as we know it. Friday, January 15th 2021 is the final date for entries to ActionTalks, a national speech writing competition run by ActionAid. Calling 14 to 17 Year Old Students  …