Archive for June, 2014

The five members of Tralee Stars Special Olympics team with their medals. Photo by Danielle Courtney

A Special Welcome Home For Our Olympians

June 18, 2014 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

By Danielle Courtney TRALEE’S very own Special Olympics club, Tralee Together, returned from the Ireland Special Olympics Games 2014 on a high this Monday. For the first time ever the club had five athletes competing in the four day event, which took place in the University of Limerick. All five […]

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Enda Gee and Daniel Casey of Maguire's Butchers, Caherslee with some of the barbecue meats on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Butchers’ Bonanza As Tralee Goes Barbecue Bonkers

June 18, 2014 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the fine weather might not be good for some businesses in the town centre, as everyone heads to the beach, butchers are doing a roaring trade. We visited some of them to ask how sales have gone since the heatwave started and for any barbecue tips. “It’s very busy […]

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On the beach at Banna were, from left front row: Darlene Lacey, Kate Callaghan, Fay Cox, Sophie Carey, Back Row: Timmy Ryle, Eddie Mooney and Oscar White. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Life’s A Beach, And Then You Fry: Scenes From Banna And Fenit Yesterday

June 18, 2014 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY saw the temperatures hit the mid-twenties for the first time this summer, so where else would you go but to hit the beach! We’re spoiled by the beaches we have in the Tralee area so we headed to Banna and Fenit to talk to people on what’s so special about […]

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With some of the collecting scrap were St Brendans Park players Ronan Ballard, Adam Sheehy, Martin Lukeo, Lorcan Ryan, Even Foley, James Charles. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Scrap Metal Collection To Help St Brendan’s Park Club

June 18, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Park lads are always up for a battle on the soccer pitch, but now they’re hoping people will bring the scrap to them this Saturday. St Brendan’s Park FC  is asking everybody to bring all unwanted scrap metal, batteries, electrical goods and dispose of it for free at Christy Leahy […]

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Chris Murray: Business Tax Planning Strategies

Chris Murray: Business Tax Planning Strategies

June 18, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

WHERE the owners of a business are the shareholders there is considerable scope for deciding how profits should be taken out of a company. Firstly, this involves deciding whether to take profit as a salary and/or a dividend. There are sixteen factors one should consider when reviewing whether it is […]

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Recovery Haven All Set For Celebration Of Light

Recovery Haven All Set For Celebration Of Light

June 18, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just two days to go until thousands of people around the county take part in a special event in aid of Recovery Haven. The “Celebration of Light” event takes place this Friday at 8pm at 12 locations throughout Kerry. This has become a very important annual community event which gives an […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Stay In The Shades This Summer

Mary O’Donnell: Stay In The Shades This Summer

June 18, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT is that time of year when sunglasses are needed for soaking up the sun on the beach. They protect our eyes , help prevent crows feet and look good also. When looking for the perfect one, here are some tips. Sunglasses should not […]

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World Cup Tips: Dutch Gold Again And Spain To Bounce Back

World Cup Tips: Dutch Gold Again And Spain To Bounce Back

June 18, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more DID you follow our tips yesterday and catch Belgium winning 2-1 at 7/1? Oh well. Today sees a do or die game for Spain, Australia face the rampant Dutch and Croatia will hope to bounce back against a Cameroon side who failed to impress against Mexico. […]

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Tralee To Host County Championship Double Header

Tralee To Host County Championship Double Header

June 17, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks and St Brendan’s will take on opposition in a double header for the Round 3 games of the Super Valu Senior Football County Championship in Austin Stack Park on July 12. The evening matches will first see St Brendan’s take on Dingle at 6pm, then Stacks against Rathmore at […]

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World Cup Tips: Will The Belgians Choke On The Big Stage?

World Cup Tips: Will The Belgians Choke On The Big Stage?

June 17, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

  TODAY we’ll see how well the warmly fancied Belgians handle the hype for the first time in the competition. This is followed by Brazil v Mexico who will be the first sides to play their second games. In the late kick off Russia and South Korea will be the […]

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Churchill News 17/6/2014

Churchill News 17/6/2014

June 17, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

GAA Churchill vs Cromane Co. League: Churchill secured another brace of County League points on Saturday night after a hard earned win over Cromane. In what was a very wasteful display, the home team made hard work of securing the points. Churchill made a number of changes on their team […]

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Madeline O'Connor (centre), from Clogher, Ballymacelligott is presented with a cheque for €12,400 following her jackpot win in the Ballymac GAA Lotto by Tom Herlihy, Chairman Ballymac GAA Club. Also included in the picture are members of Madeline's family, winning ticket seller Brendan Mannix, and the Executive members of Ballymac GAA Club.

Madeline Scoops Over €12,000 In Ballymac Lotto

June 17, 2014 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

WELL it had to be won sometime and after a century of weeks it was Madeline O’Connor who scooped the Ballymacelligott Lotto worth €12,400. Madeline, from Clogher, who bought the ticket from Brendan Mannix at Ballydwyer Post Office, collected her cheque at O’Riada’s on Saturday night, the same venue where the […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance AGM Hears Of ‘Very Positive Year’

Tralee Chamber Alliance AGM Hears Of ‘Very Positive Year’

June 17, 2014 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE coming year will see Tralee Chamber Alliance change its focus to put more emphasis on promoting the business community in the town with a view to attracting more jobs to Tralee. The second AGM of Tralee Chamber Alliance took place on Monday at […]

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Volunteers Needed To Help Out At Rose Of Tralee

Volunteers Needed To Help Out At Rose Of Tralee

June 17, 2014 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help co-ordinate and marshal the multitude of events planned for this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival this August. The Rose of Tralee, Haley O’Sullivan, flew in from Texas to help recruit new personnel to join a great team of people who work tirelessly to make […]

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Under 14 Rockies enjoying the quiz night - Michael O'Gara, Dara Barry Walsh, Donagh McMahon, Niall Hurley and Niamh McMahon. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Rockie Faithful Help Out Under 14s With Table Quiz

June 17, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks faithful turned out in force on Friday night to help send youngsters on a trip to Mayo. The U14 Feile Family Fun Quiz was a great success in Connolly Park, well attended by the young footballers and their families who will be travelling to Mayo in two weeks […]

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Helen Burns: Communication Is The Response You Get

Helen Burns: Communication Is The Response You Get

June 17, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Helen Burns, a certified Business Coach with ActionCOACH, the World’s #1 Business Coaching Franchise, gives advice on communicating with employees… I WAS speaking to a business owner last week and he relayed a big frustration to me; “I cannot seem to get my team to do what I want them to […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club News 16/06/14

Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club News 16/06/14

June 16, 2014 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U6/8/10 Our U6s trained as usual on Saturday last in Healy Park. There are very large numbers turning up to this age group every Saturday and this is a testament to the expert coaching they are receiving from the lads. Well done to all. Our U8s and U10s travelled […]

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Austin Stacks Club News 16/06/14

Austin Stacks Club News 16/06/14

June 16, 2014 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL Austin Stacks 0-15; Dingle 0-7. Our previous trip to Dingle, five weeks ago, ended in a six points defeat for us, in the quarter final of the Club Championship. But our journey back west on a glorious summer’s evening last Saturday (14th June), for round six of the […]

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World Cup Tips: Will Ronaldo Be Ready? And The ‘Black Stars’ To Shine

World Cup Tips: Will Ronaldo Be Ready? And The ‘Black Stars’ To Shine

June 16, 2014 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’s day 6 of the World Cup and now with the competition really in full swing the games are coming thick and fast. We’ve got one of the ties of the group stages to look forward to with Germany facing Portugal, that’s followed by Iran v Nigeria in Curitiba and then […]

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Austin Stacks Juvenile Club News 16/06/14

Austin Stacks Juvenile Club News 16/06/14

June 16, 2014 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

FAOI 6: (i) Under 6 football will be in CONNOLLY PARK at 7pm on Thursday next. (ii) Sunday morning football as usual at 11.00am in CAHERSLEE. FAOI 8: (i) The ‘GoGames’ for our Under 8s will take place at 7pm on Thursday at Na Gaeil Club and (ii) we’ll have […]

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Is Your Estate Worthy Of A Tidy Tralee Prize?

Is Your Estate Worthy Of A Tidy Tralee Prize?

June 16, 2014 at 12:09 pm 1 comment

IS your estate worthy of a Tidy Tralee award? That’s the question the people at Tidy Tralee Together are asking of estates, homes and businesses as they invite entries for this year’s competition. Criteria and applications forms are now available from traleetidytowns@gmail.com and must be returned by email by Monday, July 14 […]

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Kelliher’s Sponsors Under 13 Football Championship

Kelliher’s Sponsors Under 13 Football Championship

June 16, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

KELLIHER’s Mills Farm, Garden & Pet Supplies of Boyle Business Park, Clash, Tralee are sponsors of this year’s Coiste Thra Li Under 13 Football Championship. This competition will take place in early July, after the Under 12 competition has concluded. A cheque was presented by Edward Kelliher of Kellihers Mills […]

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Ballymacelligott Club News 16/06/14

Ballymacelligott Club News 16/06/14

June 16, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

LOTTO Heartiest congratulations from all at Ballymac GAA Club are extended to Madeline O Connor of Clogher on her winning our Lotto jackpot of €12,400. Her numbers 1,2,8 and 23 were drawn at O Riadas on the 9th June 2014. Madeline purchased her ticket from Brendan Mannix at Ballydwyer Post […]

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St Pats Club News 16/06/14

St Pats Club News 16/06/14

June 16, 2014 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto: There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €11,000. The numbers drawn were 06, 10, 18 & 23. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Rita Gleeson, Listellick; Niamh O’Connor, Curraheen; Paudi Bailey, Tonevane; Tom Diggins, Abbeydorney & Richard Williams c/o Rock Street PO. This week’s jackpot will […]

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Tralee Parnells Club News 16/06/14

Tralee Parnells Club News 16/06/14

June 16, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

Camogie: Tralee Parnells were narrowly defeated by Causeway, 6-3 to 5-0, on Saturday the 7th in their final game of the first round of the U-12 Kerry County Camogie League. All players pulled together in a tenacious display of teamwork that resulted in goals for Hannah Sharkey (2), Eimer Ni […]

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John Mitchels Club News 16/04/14

John Mitchels Club News 16/04/14

June 16, 2014 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

County League John Mitchels 2-11 Spa 3-12 With a very much under strength side we staged a strong rally in the second half only failing by four points in the end. In the first half we were all at sea in defence and Spa scored three goals two from play […]

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St John’s In Bloom For Festival Of Flowers And Music

St John’s In Bloom For Festival Of Flowers And Music

June 16, 2014 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

OVER the weekend the first ‘Festival of Flowers and Music’ took place in St John’s the Evangelist Church on Ashe Street to celebrate the successful restoration of the organ at the church. The restoration cost a whopping €100,000 and took the best part of year to dismantle and restore the […]

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St Brendans Park Club News 16/06/14

St Brendans Park Club News 16/06/14

June 16, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Our Club website is available on www.stbrendansparkfc.com . All the latest club information can be found here . All coaches are asked to submit match reports and squad photos as soon as they can after matches so that they can be posted on the site. We can also be found on Facebook […]

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Great Night For Tralee People At AIMS Awards

Great Night For Tralee People At AIMS Awards

June 16, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was a great night for the Hurley and Landers families on Saturday as they picked up awards at a ceremony in Killarney. The annual Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) Awards took place in the INEC and were attended by just under 1,100 people representing societies throughout […]

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Paul and Caroline O'Sullivan with their three children, Louise, Erin and Megan at their home in Gort na Greine. Photo by Dermot Crean

“Érin’s Just A Normal Seven-Year-Old Girl…But With Limitations”

June 16, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean YOUNG Érin O’Sullivan looks like an ordinary, fun-loving seven year old girl who enjoys school and playing with her sisters, Louise and Megan at her home in Gort Na Greine near Gallowsfield. But for Érin, life isn’t always ordinary and easy-going. She suffers from a condition, Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T), […]

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