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Students say “Go raibh maith agaibh”

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SAYING THANKS: Students Treasa O'Sullivan, Sinéad Collins, Breda Sweeney, Rosie Healy and Mahbuba Zzaman pictured in St Brigid’s paused and said "Go raibh maith agaibh" as part of the #GRMA in St Brigid's recently.

 

The school community at St Brigid’s recently paused and said #GRMA "Go raibh maith agaibh" to everyone in their school community who has worked so hard to keep school safe since it reopened last August.

This included students, teachers, principals, parents, SNAs, caretakers, bus drivers and everyone in between!

"We wanted to celebrate the enormous work that all members of the school community have done since we reopened this year to continue to keep our school open and in keeping everyone safe at the same time," teacher Carol O'Dowd said.

#GRMA Day was part of a nationwide initiative by the ISSU (Irish Secondary Student Union) and all schools were invited to join in the celebrations.
As part of the day, a video of collective acknowledgement was aired from Ireland's political leaders, media and sports personalities. The President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins led the tributes, followed by An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, Minister Simon Coveney, Ryan Tubridy, Paul O’Connell and even Dustin the Turkey made an appearance!!

"Well done to everyone involved."

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Man released without charge in murder case

The man in his 50s arrested in connection with the discovery of a body of a woman in her 70s in unexplained circumstances in Ardshanavooley has been released without charge […]

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The man in his 50s arrested in connection with the discovery of a body of a woman in her 70s in unexplained circumstances in Ardshanavooley has been released without charge in relation to this matter.

Miriam Burns was found in her home on Monday afternoon after family and neighbours became concerned about her welfare.

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions and investigations are ongoing under the direction of a Senior Investigating Officer.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal to any persons who were in the Ardshanavooley area between 5pm on Friday and 1pm on Monday and observed any activity which drew their attention, to come forward.

Any road users who were travelling in the area at these times who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Killarney Garda Station on 064 6671160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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Plenty of music and entertainment to celebrate Kilcummin talent

The successes of the Kerry, Munster and All-Ireland Fleadh’s were celebrated with Kilcummin CCÉ members, their families and friends in the clubhouse in Kilcummin on Sunday night. The talent within […]

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The successes of the Kerry, Munster and All-Ireland Fleadh’s were celebrated with Kilcummin CCÉ members, their families and friends in the clubhouse in Kilcummin on Sunday night.

The talent within the branch was clearly evident with a packed trophies table. Indeed some of the successes over the last number of months were replayed in a relaxed, jovial atmosphere that meant that all attending had a great night’s entertainment.

“We had demonstrations of winning sets across all age groups and then we moved onto the musicians who pulled out all the stops to entertain the large crowd, packed into the clubhouse,” Derek O’Leary, Kilcummin CCÉ PRO, told the Killarney Advertiser.

John Moriarty, who has recently retired from his role of Supervisor with Kilcummin Rural Development was acknowledged with a presentation to reflect the outstanding work that he has done to enhance and grow Kilcummin Comhaltas over his 25 years in his role, he added.

“Much thanks and praise was also offered to Mary, Adrian and Conor Moriarty, all involved in the progression of dancing and music within the Kilcummin branch. The music and entertainment continued with Helen Kerins and Denis Crowley late into the night. We’re looking forward to next year already!”

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