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Two Mile School invites new pupils for 2022-23 school year

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Two Mile Community National School is now enrolling for September 2022.

Like all primary schools in Ireland, Two Mile Community National Scholl teaches the national Primary School Curriculum.  The school teaches  English, Irish, Maths, History, Geography, Science, SPHE, PE, Visual Art, Drama and Music.

"It is also a co-educational, multi-denominational primary school where religious and non-religious backgrounds are equally respected and explored. This ensures that each student’s individual identity is acknowledged socially and culturally while exploring the different values and traditions of the world in which they live today," said principal Catherine Barry. 

Parents who have chosen Two Mile Community National School have found it has an incredibly war and inclusive environment for their children, with high standards in education and excellent home/school communication. Children are happy going to school every day.

“The Two Mile Community National School offers an inclusive, diverse and child centred approach to education. We as parents and teachers ourselves are confident that our two children are thriving in this wonderful Community National School,” said Helene Selmi who has children attending the junior class.

Two Mile Community National Scholl was established in 2017 under the patronage of Kerry Education and Training Board.

It is the only primary school in the Killarney area offering a choice. Instead of a religious programme, the children follow ‘Goodness Me, Goodness You’, a multi-belief and values education curriculum.

Two Mile Community National School is located just five minutes from Killarney and is still enrolling for all classes for September 2022.
If you like to enrol your child or have any questions please feel free to contact Catherine Barry on 086 418 3558 or email principal@twomilecns.ie

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Marie was “lovely, unassuming lady”

By Sean Moriarty Tributes have been paid to Marie Murphy of Aughacureen, who died in tragic circumstances on November 30. Marie was a member of the well known Murphy business […]

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By Sean Moriarty

Tributes have been paid to Marie Murphy of Aughacureen, who died in tragic circumstances on November 30.

Marie was a member of the well known Murphy business family in Killarney – her brother runs KWD Recycling and she was heavily involved in the business.

She was best known for involvement in the local GAA both as a county star and a member of Fossa GAA Club.

She was a third generation Kerry footballer, her grandfather Con and father John all played football for Kerry.

She was extremely proud of her niece Abbie, her brother Seán’s daughter, when she became the fourth generation Murphy to play for Kerry.

Marie played for Kerry in 1976 and re-joined Fossa GAA Club in 2010 when the ladies’ side of the club was re-formed.

She acted as a mentor for current group of ladies.

Back in 2019 when Fossa GAA Club published a book to mark its 50th anniversary she was one of the leading lights on that committee.

This year, when the club held its Night of Legends to raise funds for a new dressing room for the ladies’ club, Marie was one of the guests of honour at the INEC event and was interviewed on the stage in front of a capacity audience.

Only a few weeks ago she was one of the many club members who helped organise the Fossa Golf Classic and acted as official photographer for that event.

“The club is numb with sadness,” said Fossa GAA chairman Dermot Clifford. “She was a loyal member and very proud of the club. Our thoughts are with her family. A lovely, unassuming lady who will be sorely missed.”

Marie will be sadly missed by her brothers Con, Seamus and Seán, sisters-in-law Breda, Gennie and Anna, her nieces Shauna, Amy, Kate and Abigail, nephews John, Jack, Luke, aunties Mairead and Maura, cousins, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

She was laid to rest at Old Aghadoe Cemetery on Monday following Requiem Mass at The Prince of Peace Church, Fossa.

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Kerry Airport to get almost €1.5m funding

Kerry Airport is in line for nearly €1.5m in funding under the Regional Airports Programme 2021-2025. All five regional airports in the country will share a total of €21,100,051 released […]

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Kerry Airport is in line for nearly €1.5m in funding under the Regional Airports Programme 2021-2025.

All five regional airports in the country will share a total of €21,100,051 released under the scheme.

Kerry Airport will get €1,434,355 to put towards vital safety operations like air traffic control, fire services and security.

The CEO of Kerry Airport, John Mulhern, welcomed the funding.

“We are grateful to Minister Naughton, the Department of Transport and Kerry’s two Government TDs, Minister Norma Foley and Deputy Brendan Griffin for their continued support,” he said.

“The funding will help to ensure that Kerry Airport remains compliant with regulatory requirements in key areas, such as air traffic control, fire services and security.”

Funding this year for airports will total over €37 million building on the €161 million provided in unprecedented aviation supports during 2021.

“I welcome this funding which will deliver further vital financial supports to Kerry Airport with a particular focus on safety, security operations and air traffic control,” Minister Foley said.

“This funding reinforces the importance and value that Government places on the vital role of our regional airports and how connectivity directly supports tourism and enterprise in Kerry.”

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