Archive for June, 2014

St Pat’s Blennerville News

St Pat’s Blennerville News

June 23, 2014 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €11,100. The numbers drawn were 10, 12, 20 & 27. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Dominic O’Brien c/o Rock St PO; Pat McMahon c/o Tony Casey; Lean Nolan c/o Quane’s Bar; Pat Roche c/o Mono Ryle & Mary […]

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Austin Stacks Juvenile News

Austin Stacks Juvenile News

June 23, 2014 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

FAOI 6: (i) Our Under 6 footballers take on the might of Legion (Killarney) in Connolly Park at 6pm this Thursday. Táimid ag tnúth go mór leis! (ii) Sunday morning football as usual at 11.00am in Caherslee. FAOI 8: (i) We had some tremendous games in glorious sunshine at the […]

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St Ita's and St Joseph's student, Catherine Moriarty is congratulated by young friends after her certificate was presented to her by Kerry GAA stars Darran O'Sullivan and Kieran Donaghy. Also included is Principal Grace Sheehan. Photo by Dermot Crean

GAA Stars Hand Out Awards In St Ita’s And St Joseph’s

June 23, 2014 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

SOME special guests turned up at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School in Balloonagh on Friday for their annual graduation ceremony. Inter-county GAA stars, Kieran Donaghy and Darran O’Sullivan were on hand to make presentations to graduating pupils at the school who received FETAC qualifications and Leaving Certificate awards in […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club News

June 23, 2014 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U6/8/10/Girls Training as usual in Healy Park on Saturday next at 11am. U8s U8s took part in the “Go Games Blitz” held in Na Gaeil on Thursday last. There were two teams and both played very well showing off the skills they have being learning at training. Players to […]

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Mary O’Donnell: No One Ever Grows Old At The Table

Mary O’Donnell: No One Ever Grows Old At The Table

June 23, 2014 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more GEORGE Bernard Shaw once wrote there is no sincerer love than the love of food, and by eating the right glorious food we can improve our skin. I’m so with Georgie. Dull and lack lustre skin, often follows from poor diet, with poor digestive health. […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA News

Tralee Parnells GAA News

June 23, 2014 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Congratulations Brian on your win at Féile Massive congratulations to Brian Lonergan who came 4th in the overall Féile Skills competition and won the Christy Ring section of the competition in Armagh. All the Parnells club are very proud of your great performance. We are still a very young club, […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

June 23, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

Second Swim – The second swim in. The World Series for The Paddy O’Sullivan Cup, took place last Monday night in spectacular conditions again, with the sun shining and sea flat. There were a total of 85 swimmers taking part with the race starting at the bathing slip, around the […]

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John Mitchels, Sean Moloney, on the ball.

Sport: Late Miss Sinks John Mitchels In Ardfert

June 22, 2014 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Ardfert 1-9 John Mitchels 1-8 THERE was heartbreak for John Mitchels as this Intermediate County Championship Quarter Final went right to the final kick of the game at Ardfert on Saturday night. But midfielder Brian Costello missed a twenty yard free which would have levelled […]

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Kieran Donaghy with his Kerry Blue Terrier, Bailey, who won the Cutest Puppy and Best Puppy categories in the Féile na mBláth Dog Show on Saturday in the Town Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

Puppy Love: The New Star In The Donaghy Family

June 22, 2014 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more KERRY footballer Kieran Donaghy got his weekend off to a winning start when his puppy claimed two prizes in a dog show yesterday. ‘Bailey’, the Donaghy’s three month old Kerry Blue Terrier, won Best Puppy and Cutest Puppy in the Féile na mBláth […]

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Roger Harty: The Power Of Gratitude

Roger Harty: The Power Of Gratitude

June 22, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of the greatest gifts we can bring to our lives is, without doubt, the ‘Power of Gratitude’. You might well ask why is this so? The answer is because it is a ‘truth’ and the truth works. We can play with this and say it works because it is […]

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World Cup tips: Team USA To Topple Portuguese

World Cup tips: Team USA To Topple Portuguese

June 22, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more FIRST up today it’s Belgium v Russia, followed by South Korea v Algeria and finally the USA v Portugal. Belgium v Russia Belgium were put to the test by Algeria in the opening round match, but eventually they showed their class and pulled through. Russia […]

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Stephanie Schwenn and Lara Albert, au pairs from Germany but staying in Abbeydorney and Lixnaw at the Celebration of Light event in aid of Recovery Haven at Banna Beach on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Video: Hundreds Attend ‘Celebration Of Light’ Event In Banna

June 21, 2014 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more ABOUT 200 people turned up on beautiful Banna Beach on Friday evening for the ‘Celebration of Light’. The event, which is one of the Recovery Haven’s biggest fundraisers of the year, is held to give an opportunity for all those whose lives have been […]

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Out To Lunch: A Fine Feed At Stokers

Out To Lunch: A Fine Feed At Stokers

June 21, 2014 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

Stokers Lodge Upper Edward Street IN a former life I regularly lunched at Stoker’s Lodge. It was ideal for people whose workplace was located outside of the town centre and didn’t want to hassle of finding a parking space. There was always a good crowd there and the food was good. […]

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Kerry GAA Stars Get Baking For Charity

Kerry GAA Stars Get Baking For Charity

June 21, 2014 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more A CHARITY bake sale took place in the Tralee branch of Ulster Bank on Friday as part of their ‘One Week in June’ nationwide fundraiser. The Tralee branch decided to do a bake sale where staff members including Kerry footballers Kieran Donaghy and Darran O’Sullivan provided the […]

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World Cup Tips: The Argies To Messi Iran

World Cup Tips: The Argies To Messi Iran

June 21, 2014 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

FIRST up today it’s Argentina v Iran, followed by Germany who take on Ghana, then rounding off another football-filled day its Nigeria v Bosnia Herzegovina. Argentina v Iran For those of us who sat through the Iran v Nigeria game, there palpable feeling that both sides must pay for their crimes […]

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Photos: Children Display Their Talent In Féile na mBláth Art Competition

Photos: Children Display Their Talent In Féile na mBláth Art Competition

June 20, 2014 at 6:50 pm Comments are Disabled

CHILDREN from all over town gathered in the Kerry Group Marquee on Friday morning for the presentation  of prizes in the Féile na mBláth art competition. Hundreds of schoolchildren took part and Chairman of the Féile na mBláth Committee, Johnnie Wall, ably assisted by committee members, Caroline Toal and Mary […]

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Mural Depicting Listellick School Down The Years Nears Completion

Mural Depicting Listellick School Down The Years Nears Completion

June 20, 2014 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

LISTELLICK Primary School are about to celebrate their 150th anniversary and a mural depicting the schoolhouses throughout its history is expected to be completed next week. It’s one of a number of ways the school is celebrating the milestone, which includes releasing  a book which charts the history of the school from […]

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Trish Donovan with Ned, Tom and Billy, Killarney with the Red Cross Bear at the Teddy Bears Picnic at Féile na mBláth on Friday morning in the Town Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO: Fanzini Thrills And Teddy Bears Picnic Entertains Kids At Féile

June 20, 2014 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Feile na mBláth festival got off to a fantastic start on Friday morning, where the focus was on children’s entertainment. Families and children from Montessori schools from all over town, gathered in the specially erected tent in the Town Park where a Teddy Bears Picnic kicked off the festival. […]

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World Cup Tips: No Sweat For Azzurri And The Swiss To Frustrate

World Cup Tips: No Sweat For Azzurri And The Swiss To Frustrate

June 20, 2014 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more ALMOST half way through the group stage and a few countries have already bit the dust. Today Italy will look to cement their position in Group D against Costa Rica, then it will be a derby (of sorts) between France and the Swiss, followed by […]

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VIDEO: What’s On This Weekend With Danielle

VIDEO: What’s On This Weekend With Danielle

June 20, 2014 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THIS weekend sees a packed schedule of events for Féile na mBláth as Danielle Courtney found out when she spoke to County Tourism Officer, John Griffin. Danielle also speaks to the Recovery Haven’s, Siobhan McSweeney, about the ‘Celebration of Light’ fundraiser which takes place […]

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Sport: Missing Men To Affect Mitchels’ C’ship Aspirations

Sport: Missing Men To Affect Mitchels’ C’ship Aspirations

June 19, 2014 at 10:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S championship action this weekend when John Mitchels face Ardfert in the second round of the Intermediate grade this Saturday night in Ardfert (7pm). There has been a very worrying mass exodus of players from the county over the last couple of weeks and it’s the […]

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Sun To Shine On Féile na mBláth This Weekend

Sun To Shine On Féile na mBláth This Weekend

June 19, 2014 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the glorious weather we’re having, it’s set up to be a fantastic weekend in town for Féile na mBláth which kicks off on Friday morning. Young, old – and those of us in between – are all catered for in the annual festival which runs until Sunday. And what an array of attractions it […]

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Bord Says No To Construction Of Large Estate At Caherwisheen

Bord Says No To Construction Of Large Estate At Caherwisheen

June 19, 2014 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

PLANS for a large new estate at Caherwisheeen have been shot down by An Bord Pleanala. The planning body has refused permission for the major housing development proposed by O’Flynn Construction Company Limited to construct 98 residential units and a crèche at Caherwisheen and Skehanagh. The planning permission was previously refused by […]

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Rock Street’s Looking Good After Summer Clean

Rock Street’s Looking Good After Summer Clean

June 19, 2014 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

BUSINESSES on Rock Street combined forces with Tralee Tidy Towns for a clean-up this morning, the first in the Tidy Towns new street by street initiative. “It has been a very good response, almost every business on the street has sent someone out this morning. We had about 35 people in total” […]

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Tralee Area Residential Properties Fetch Nearly €2m In May

Tralee Area Residential Properties Fetch Nearly €2m In May

June 19, 2014 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 14 residential properties sold in the Tralee area during the month of May, with a combined value of just under €2m. The houses sold ranged in price from €43,000 to €300,000 according to the Property Price Register. Five houses were sold for under €100,000. They were 64 Rahoonane […]

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Fr Sean Hanafin with Elma and Fionnbar Walsh and Tom Foley just before the start of the journey to take Donal Walsh's anti-suicide message, written on the scroll, to Rome. Photo by Dermot Crean

Video: The Journey Begins For Home To Rome Cyclists

June 19, 2014 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AN epic journey began on Wednesday that will see cyclists bring Donal Walsh’s anti-suicide message all the way to the Rome on July 5. A large crowd gathered at St John’s Church to see Tom Foley, Tralee, Maurice Brosnan  from Scartaglin and Tony Galwey, […]

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World Cup Tips: Enlightened England To March On

World Cup Tips: Enlightened England To March On

June 19, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

WE’RE exactly a week into the World Cup and we’re in danger of taking this constant football lark for granted. We predict a serious comedown as soon as the group stage finishes. Today it’s Columbia v Ivory Coast, followed by those ‘brave lions’ England v Uruguay, then Japan v Greece. Columbia v […]

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Jay Fitz: Songs In The Key Of Life

Jay Fitz: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 19, 2014 at 9:32 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more Jay Fitz is an electronic music DJ in Tralee, and plays with the Eclectoballs collective in town and further afield, here’s the music  that shaped his musical upbringing…  Prodigy – Everybody in the Place Since the age of 12 I have been into electronic music […]

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Orlagh Winters: Kerry Wins Big In The Style Stakes

Orlagh Winters: Kerry Wins Big In The Style Stakes

June 19, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more ON Saturday night in the INEC in Killarney there was an array of stunning dresses that would not be out of place in Cannes or Hollywood. The style was simply bewitching and magical. The reason for this fashionable ball was the annual AIMS (Amateur […]

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Lower Rock Street Clean-Up Planned For This Thursday Morning

Lower Rock Street Clean-Up Planned For This Thursday Morning

June 18, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns committee have announced details of their new business clean street campaign. A different business street in the centre of Tralee will be targeted each Thursday morning starting this Thursday, June 19, when we will see businesses from Lower Rock Street, provide a staff member to come out between […]

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