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  • James O'Donoghue, 2015 SFC Munster Final Replay. Photo by Dermot Crean.

    James O’Donoghue Confirms Retirement From Inter-County Football

    JAMES O’Donoghue has officially confirmed his retirement from inter-county football. The 2014 Player of the Year and two-time All-Star made the announcement on Off The Ball’s “The Football Pod” today. “It’s all over, it’s all over bar the shouting,” he told Off The Ball. “Last year, I was fighting an […]

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  • Director Frank Houlihan with Mercy Mounthawk students Róisín Reidy and Amy Naughton who acted in 'The Importance Of Being Earnest' at Siamsa Tíre. Photo by Dermot Crean

    PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Give ‘Earnest’ Performance At Siamsa Tíre

    SIAMSA Tíre hosted a production of the Oscar Wilde classic ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest’ last week where students from Mercy Mounthawk excelled in their dramatic roles. While attendances were limited to around 150 for Thursday and Friday, people on the waiting list for Saturday’s performance were allowed attend thanks […]

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  • Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

    REPORT: Warriors Overpower Neptune To Clinch First National Cup Title

    Alan Cantwell report on Garveys Tralee Warriors fantastic win in the InsureMyHouse.ie Pat Duffy National Cup Final… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 88 C&S Neptune 75 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors are the InsureMyHouse.ie Pat Duffy National Cup champions after an 88-75 win over C&S Neptune at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght on […]

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  • Over €175,000 Allocated For Creative Ireland Projects In Kerry

    Over €175,000 Allocated For Creative Ireland Projects In Kerry

    THE Government has announced €175,161 in 2022 for Creative Ireland local authority projects in Kerry. This funding is part of a €6.6 million investment in local authorities throughout the country that will support creative projects that will connect people, creativity and wellbeing in 2022. During 2021 in Kerry, the Creative Ireland […]

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  • Irish Rail is to remove the old freight wagons (left of picture) from Casement Station. Photo: Fiachra Dunne Drone Services

    Removal Of Old Freight Wagons At Tralee Station Paves Way For Steam Train Tourism

    LOCAL Green Party representative Anluan Dunne has welcomed Irish Rail’s confirmation that old steel freight wagons in Casement Station Tralee are due to be removed in the coming days. This development means that the line connecting to the locomotive turntable will be cleared. “This is great news for Tralee, Killarney and […]

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Times And Dates For All-Ireland Club Finals Have Been Announced

Times And Dates For All-Ireland Club Finals Have Been Announced

January 24, 2022 at 3:36 pm 0 comments

KILMOYLEY have already booked their place at headquarters, but should Na Gaeil win their semi-final this weekend, they’ll be playing in Croke Park on Sunday, February 6 at 3.30pm in the All-Ireland Intermediate Football Final. Kilmoyley will play their All-Ireland Intermediate Hurling Final in Croke Park on Saturday, February 5 […]

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Bracker O'Regan Road.

Over €4m In Funding For Active Travel Infrastructure In Kerry

January 24, 2022 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

OVER €4 million in funding has been announced for Kerry walking and cycling projects. €4,130,293 in funding will be allocated to Kerry County Council for the provision of walking and cycling (active travel) infrastructure in the county. In Tralee, €200,000 will be given for an interconnected network of cycleways at […]

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Free Tour Of Tralee Bay Wetlands To Mark World Wetlands Day

Free Tour Of Tralee Bay Wetlands To Mark World Wetlands Day

January 24, 2022 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Bay Wetlands will host a free guided walk of the facility early next month to mark World Wetlands Day,. Taking place on February 2nd, World Wetlands Day is a celebration of one of our world’s most vulnerable and yet most valuable natural habitats. For first time ever World Wetlands Day will […]

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Rally Car Used In World Championship To Displayed At Tralee Event

Rally Car Used In World Championship To Displayed At Tralee Event

January 24, 2022 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

AN ex-World Rally Championship Ford Focus – in full-factory livery is one of the star attractions already confirmed for a car show in Tralee on February 13th. The show is organised by Kerry Motor Club members to raise funds for the James Quinlan Recovery Fund. James, originally from Waterville, suffered […]

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Lisa Fingleton.

‘Beauty Of The Bogs’ Booklet To Explore Biodiversity Of Peatlands In Kerry

January 24, 2022 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

NEWKD Farm Families will launch a new booklet called ‘The Beauty of the Bogs’, exploring the biodiversity and beauty of the peatlands in North, East & West Kerry. There are eight protected areas as well as expansive areas of bog in this region. The booklet gives an overview of the […]

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Funding Of €2.3m For Projects In Kerry Schools

Funding Of €2.3m For Projects In Kerry Schools

January 24, 2022 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

MINISTER for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley has today announced funding of €2.3 million for the approval of 24 projects across Kerry under the Department’s 2022 Summer Works Scheme. This funding is part of the overall package of €65m for a total of 497 projects around the country. Minister […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 23, 2022 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Ah, there’s himself now… Day 21 of Days of Walking and 386 of 500 Days of Walking. Spotted this Otter on […]

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Paul Geaney's shot bangs off the post. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO GALLERY: Kerry Beat Cork To Win McGrath Cup

January 23, 2022 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

KERRY collected their first piece of silverware this year after a comprehensive win over Cork in Killarney yesterday but that’s as easy as they’ll get it this season. Their 2-17 to 0-11 victory in the McGrath Cup showed the Rebels have a lot to do if they want to wrestle […]

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Celebrating the win. Photo by Mike O’Halloran

Tralee Parnells Win U21 North Kerry Board Championship

January 22, 2022 at 6:57 pm 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran on a famous win for Tralee Parnells today… Tralee Parnell’s 2-08 Crotta O’Neills 1-10 Tralee Parnells are the North Kerry Hurling Board Under 21 champions thanks to a match willing goal from Luke Chester. Crotta led by two points 0-04 to 0-02, the Crotta Points coming from Rory […]

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Know Your Rights: How To Get Legal Recognition Of Your Preferred Gender

Know Your Rights: How To Get Legal Recognition Of Your Preferred Gender

January 22, 2022 at 10:29 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Citizens Information Kerry which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Ciara O’Gorman, Development Manager with South Munster CIS spoke recently about how Trans people people in Ireland can apply to have their preferred gender legally recognised by the State. This […]

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Finnegan On Films: Something For Everyone On The Box This Weekend

Finnegan On Films: Something For Everyone On The Box This Weekend

January 22, 2022 at 10:29 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, chooses a diverse choice of films on the telly this weekend… There was a tendency for a while to use video games as source material for a film.  The results have been variable overall. One of the more recent additions, Sonic the Hedgehog (Saturday 6.35pm […]

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Stephen O'Brien on the ball. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Side To Face Cork In McGrath Cup Final Announced

January 21, 2022 at 9:15 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry team to face Cork on Saturday  in the McGrath Cup Final at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney (2pm throw-in) has been announced. There’s a few changes from the Tipperary game last week with Shane Murphy back in goal instead of Shane Ryan, Gavin White in for Gavin Crowley, Tony […]

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Gardaí Seized €540,000 Of Drugs In Kerry Last Year

Gardaí Seized €540,000 Of Drugs In Kerry Last Year

January 21, 2022 at 3:39 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Kerry seized around €540,000 worth of drugs in the county last year. The figure was revealed  by Kerry Garda Chief Superintendent Eileen Foster as she went through the data at the online meeting of the Kerry Joint Policing Committee on Friday afternoon. Chief Supt Foster said the majority […]

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Listellick To Doon Road To Close On Wednesday For Four Weeks

Listellick To Doon Road To Close On Wednesday For Four Weeks

January 21, 2022 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council has decided to close to public traffic the L-10582 Listellick to Doon Road from 8am on this coming Wednesday, January 26, to 5.30pm on Wednesday, February 23. The purpose of the road closure is to facilitate the replacement of 1km of the existing water main. This closure […]

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Ballygarry To Begin New Spa Development This Autumn

Ballygarry To Begin New Spa Development This Autumn

January 21, 2022 at 11:32 am 0 comments

BALLYGARRY Estate Hotel & Spa has announced they will begin the development of a new spa this autumn. It will be the latest addition to the facilities at Ballygarry which has transitioned into an Estate property situated on 180 acres of land, showcasing an integrated wetlands, an apiary, wildflower meadows, […]

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In a huddle before the start. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Response To Fundraiser For Na Gaeil’s Championship Journey

January 21, 2022 at 10:19 am 0 comments

THE local community has shown its appreciation of the Na Gaeil senior team’s amazing success this year by responding to a fundraiser to help with expenses as they bid to reach another All-Ireland final. After winning the Munster Club Intermediate Championship last Sunday, a gofundme page was set up earlier […]

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Launching the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k run at The Rose Hotel on Wednesday evening were; front from left; Duty Manager at The Rose Hotel Sajmir Mucaj; run organiser Michelle Greaney, Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice and General Manager of The Rose Hotel Mark Sullivan. Back from left; Ciara Tierney, Doreen Moore, Mary Barrett and Garry O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Places Filling Up Fast For Tralee 10 Miler/5k Road Race

January 20, 2022 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

THERE’S just over three weeks to go until a popular running event returns to after a break of two years. Michelle Greaney of MG Coaching is organising the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race which takes place from The Rose Hotel on Saturday, February 12 at 11am and places […]

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Sponsored: Easing The Problem Of ‘Macne’ At CHRC In Bon Secours Tralee

Sponsored: Easing The Problem Of ‘Macne’ At CHRC In Bon Secours Tralee

January 20, 2022 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

Mary O’Donnell on the medical skin care range at the Cosmetic and Hair Restoration Clinic at the Bon Secours in Tralee to deal with ‘Macne’… ACNE due to mask wearing (“Macne”) has become a problem for people of all ages, it’s not just a teenage issue. This skin condition occurs when follicles […]

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Council To Close Spa To Churchill Road For Three Weeks

Council To Close Spa To Churchill Road For Three Weeks

January 20, 2022 at 1:50 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council will close the Ballymakegoge (Spa to Churchill) Road to public traffic  for a three week period from the end of January. The purpose of the road closure is to facilitate the installation of an underpass on the Tralee/ Fenit Greenway. The road will be closed from 8am on […]

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School Leavers Can Now Explore Kerry College Courses On CAO Website

School Leavers Can Now Explore Kerry College Courses On CAO Website

January 20, 2022 at 11:05 am 0 comments

THIS year, for the first time ever, school leavers and CAO applicants will be able to apply for Further Education and Training courses and explore Apprenticeship opportunities alongside Higher Education options on the CAO website. The CAO website now links to information and applications for Further Education and Training (FET) […]

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The Mercy Mounthawk U16 side celebrates their win this afternoon.

Mercy Mounthawk Wins U16A Boys All-Ireland Schools Basketball Title

January 19, 2022 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

MERCY Mounthawk have won the Pinergy All-Ireland Schools Cup U16 A Boys Final this afternoon. They beat Malahide Community College at the National Basketball Arena by 56 to 39. The school will be hoping to complete the double when the U19 side play in their All-Ireland Final against St Malachy’s College. […]

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LEO Kerry-Supported Clients Created 313 Jobs In Kerry Last Year

LEO Kerry-Supported Clients Created 313 Jobs In Kerry Last Year

January 19, 2022 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

THERE were 313 new jobs created by Local Enterprise Office Kerry supported clients in 2021. This was a 12% increase from 2020. The net jobs created by Local Enterprise Office Kerry supported clients in 2021 was 145 which takes into account companies that amalgamated, ceased trading and those that transferred […]

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Star-Studded Line-Up For Cheltenham Races Preview Night At Quane’s

Star-Studded Line-Up For Cheltenham Races Preview Night At Quane’s

January 19, 2022 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

IT’S back! After a break of a couple of years, the Cheltenham Races Preview night will return to Skelper Quane’s Bar in Blennerville on Thursday, March 3 from 7pm. Just as in the past, it’ll be an occasion to get tips from the experts and with COVID cases on the […]

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Ronnie Whelan with the FA Cup back in 1989.

Tralee Bar To Host Ronnie Whelan For Q&A Night In April

January 19, 2022 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

LIVERPOOL fans are in for a treat this April when a Tralee bar brings a legend of the club to town. The Huddle Bar on Strand Street will host a night with former Irish international Ronnie Whelan on Sunday, April 10. Ronnie will be in the bar for a Q&A […]

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WATCH: A Look At How The North Kerry Greenway Is Progressing

WATCH: A Look At How The North Kerry Greenway Is Progressing

January 19, 2022 at 10:14 am 0 comments

THIS summer is going to see an influx of visitors to Tralee and North Kerry with the opening of two new greenways. As well as the Tralee-Fenit Greenway, the North Kerry Greenway, a 10km trail along the old railway line from the Limerick county bounds into Listowel, will also be […]

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Stefan Okunbor in possession. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil To Play All-Ireland Semi-Final In Mayo

January 18, 2022 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

NA Gaeil have been told where they will play their All-Ireland Club Intermediate Football Semi-final in less than two weeks. Having beaten Corofin to take the Munster title in Mallow on Sunday, they’ll have a much longer journey ahead of them next time. The Tralee side will travel to the […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Information After Home Heating Oil Theft

Gardaí Appeal For Information After Home Heating Oil Theft

January 18, 2022 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to homeowners to be vigilant after a theft of home heating oil at the weekend in the Ardfert area. The oil was stolen from a tank at a house in Farranwilliam, Ardfert, between 9am on Saturday morning and 9pm on Sunday night. A substantial amount of oil […]

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Stephen O'Brien on the ball. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry v Cork McGrath Cup Final In Killarney Expected To Sell Out

January 18, 2022 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

ANYONE wishing to attend the McGrath Cup final this Saturday between Kerry and Cork in Killarney is advised to act fast tomorrow morning when tickets go on sale. With a cap on attendance due to COVID public health guidelines, just 5,000 are allowed attend for the 2pm throw-in. While the […]

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Part of the Greenway. Photo: Domnick Walsh

Part Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway Could Be Opened Before June

January 18, 2022 at 10:25 am 2 comments

THERE is a possibility that part of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway can be accessed by the public before the scheduled June opening. At Monday’s online meeting of Kerry County Council, Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy enquired about making the section from Spa to Fenit accessible prior to the Greenway’s full completion. […]

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The presentation of the cheque to Kerry Hospice.

Castlemaine Fair Raises Over €40,000 For Kerry Hospice

January 17, 2022 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE revival of Castlemaine Fair Day was held on Sunday, October 10 and was a resounding success raising over €40,000 for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. It was held as a tribute to John O’Donoghue, a pillar of the community who sadly passed away on January 13, 2021 in the Palliative Care […]

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