Archive for April, 2015

Austin Stacks Lose Key Players Off To US For The Summer

Austin Stacks Lose Key Players Off To US For The Summer

April 30, 2015 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

  FOUR important cogs in the Austin Stacks machine will be playing their football in America this summer. Wayne Guthrie, Greg Horan departed earlier this week, while Conor Jordan and goalkeeper Darragh O’Brien are leaving soon to spend the duration of the summer months in the States. This means that four […]

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Quarters Set For A Busy Opening Weekend

Quarters Set For A Busy Opening Weekend

April 30, 2015 at 4:28 pm 3 comments

  WITH the opening of Quarters Nightclub just days away, we popped down to the venue on Thursday to see how things were progressing. James Flaherty from Lixnaw, along with his Lixnaw hurling team-mates Pat Corridon, Stephen Power and Michael Conway are behind the new venture at the old Fabric […]

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40 New Jobs Coming To Kerry Technology Park

40 New Jobs Coming To Kerry Technology Park

April 30, 2015 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

  POSITIVE news has emerged on the jobs front with the annoucement that JRI America are looking to entice 40 high skilled workers to fill jobs at its Software Development Centre in Tralee. JRI America are located in the Kerry Technology Park, but also have offices in London, Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore and New York. […]

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‘It’s Onwards And Upwards From Here’ At Benners Says Der

‘It’s Onwards And Upwards From Here’ At Benners Says Der

April 30, 2015 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

THE new owner of Benners was delighted that the business has finally reopened on Castle Street and says the hotel will breathe more life into that part of town. Benners Hotel opened yesterday and Der O’Sullivan of The Mall Tavern and Delicatessan was at the opening of the new bar there last night where […]

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Six KGH Patients Have X-Rays And Scans Reviewed After Review of Locums’ Work

Six KGH Patients Have X-Rays And Scans Reviewed After Review of Locums’ Work

April 30, 2015 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

KERRY General Hospital (KGH) is one of seven hospitals to have x-rays and scans reviewed, after errors found in the work of three temporary radiologists that were employed by the Health Service Executive (HSE), according to a report in The Irish Times today. Six patients were recalled at the hospital after a […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News

St Brendans Park FC Club News

April 30, 2015 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

  KERRY SCHOOLBOYS TEAM OF THE WEEK ; Well done to Adam Ward from St Brendans Park Fc U15’s who made the Kerry schoolboys and girls soccer league team of the week . RESULTS ; U11 Kerry Cup Semi-Finals Listowel A 2-2 Park A , Park won 5-4 on Penalties […]

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'Chefs' Kieran Donaghy and Barry John Keane in the kitchen at 'The Restaurant' fundraiser in Kirby's Brogue Inn on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Star Gets The Blues As Barry John Wins ‘The Restaurant’

April 30, 2015 at 11:17 am 0 comments

  KERINS O’Rahilly’s got one over on their great rivals from The Rock on Wednesday night…but not on the football field. Barry John Keane and Kieran Donaghy were the celebrity chefs cooking up the goods in the kitchen of Kirby’s Brogue Inn for ‘The Restaurant’ fundraiser in aid of Pieta […]

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Zoe’s World: Everyone Should Be Entitled To Equality

Zoe’s World: Everyone Should Be Entitled To Equality

April 30, 2015 at 10:04 am 0 comments

AS I am sure you are aware, the gay marriage referendum is coming up on May 22 and even though I can’t vote, I wanted to give you my opinion on why I would vote Yes. Growing up, I have always believed that we lived in an equal society. Of course, […]

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The Roast House Makes Top 5 Shortlist For ‘Best Cup Of Coffee In Ireland’

The Roast House Makes Top 5 Shortlist For ‘Best Cup Of Coffee In Ireland’

April 29, 2015 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

A LOCAL business has made the shortlist in a national campaign being organised by ‘TodayFM’ to find the best cup of coffee in the country. The Roast House, located on Denny Street, today posted on their Facebook page that they had made it into the top five locations. They thanked […]

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The Horan Centre in Clash.

Rumours Of An Iceland Store Coming To The Horan Centre Intensify

April 29, 2015 at 4:03 pm 0 comments

  RUMOURS that the UK food giant Iceland are coming to Tralee have jumped up a notch. Permission has been sought to allow the sale of foodstuffs at the old Kiely’s Electrical unit in the Horan Centre. Kerry County Council received a request from Donal Horan, to change the current planning conditions. […]

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Six IFTA Nominations For Gerard Barrett’s ‘Glassland’

Six IFTA Nominations For Gerard Barrett’s ‘Glassland’

April 29, 2015 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry filmmaker, Gerard Barrett’s, new feature length film ‘Glassland’ has been nominated for six Irish Film and Television awards. Gerard Barrett himself has received two nominations for Best Director and Best Script while ‘Glassland’ is also is up for the Best Film award. The film’s two stars have received nominations, Jack Reynor for Best […]

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Blennerville School’s Green And Active Efforts Paying Off

Blennerville School’s Green And Active Efforts Paying Off

April 29, 2015 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

BLENNERVILLE is celebrating this week after attaining another flag at the school. The staff and pupils at the school are delighted with the recent news that they have been successful in obtaining their second ‘Greenschool Flag’, this time in the area of Energy Conservation. There are seven Green Flags that you can […]

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Mick O'Dwyer at the unavailing of the statue of himself in Waterville in 2013.

Mick O’Dwyer Has Returned To Football

April 29, 2015 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

IT HAS been announced that the 78 year old, Mick O’Dwyer, is coming out of retirement to take on an advisory role with the Louth senior football team. The Independent.ie have reported that Mick O’Dwyer has agreed to assist the Louth management for this year’s championship season. It’s now two […]

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PHOTOS: New Look Benners Hotel Opens Its Doors

PHOTOS: New Look Benners Hotel Opens Its Doors

April 29, 2015 at 12:59 pm 1 comment

  THE new Benners Hotel opened its doors to the public today and it’s looking great. The cafe was serving a full menu when we visited this morning and the reception area looks very cool indeed. In a nice link to the past, the cafe even has the old Benners clock […]

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Alan’s Not Cumming To Listowel For Writers Week

Alan’s Not Cumming To Listowel For Writers Week

April 29, 2015 at 11:10 am 0 comments

LISTOWEL Writers Week have announced the cancellation of one of the writers due to appear at the famous literary festival in May. Alan Cumming, who has achieved huge fame through his roles in ‘The Good Wife’, X2: X-Men United and the ‘Spy Kids Trilogy’ was lined up to appear at the event on […]

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Great Fun And Prizes Up For Grabs In Summer Tag Rugby

Great Fun And Prizes Up For Grabs In Summer Tag Rugby

April 29, 2015 at 10:59 am 0 comments

A WEEKLY mixed over 18’s Tag Rugby competition is set to kick off at Tralee Rugby Club at the end of this month. Tralee Tag Rugby begins on May 25 and will take place every Wednesday night between 7 and 8pm for 10 weeks. The competition has been an annual event […]

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VIDEO: IT Tralee Students Create Film To Highlight Mental Health Awareness

VIDEO: IT Tralee Students Create Film To Highlight Mental Health Awareness

April 29, 2015 at 10:45 am 0 comments

“Sometimes it’s okay not to be okay” This is the message that a group of local students from IT Tralee are hoping to get across in their new video for ‘Ó Lá Go Lá Support Services’. The video, which aims to highlight that we should not be afraid of asking […]

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Paul Galvin in action for Kerry.

Paul Galvin’s Story Of His Early Trial For Kerry

April 28, 2015 at 4:41 pm 0 comments

  HAVING recently made his return to the team from retirement, Paul Galvin has taken to social media to share some memories of his early days trying out for Kerry with his ‘World Cup’ boots. Posted on his ‘Instagram’ account and in true ‘Galvin Fashion’, it certainly makes for an interesting read. The post, […]

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Gaelcholáiste Students Receive ‘An Gaelbhratach’ From An Taoiseach

Gaelcholáiste Students Receive ‘An Gaelbhratach’ From An Taoiseach

April 28, 2015 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

  GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí students travelled to Dublin last Thursday to receive an award from an Taoiseach, Enda Kenny. The school was one of 40 to get the Gaelbhratach award at McKee Barracks. This award was initiated by Gael Linn and is given in recognition of students’ efforts to promote the Irish language. The Coiste […]

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Chamber Alliance To Act On Results Of Shoppers Meeting

Chamber Alliance To Act On Results Of Shoppers Meeting

April 28, 2015 at 3:18 pm 0 comments

  RETAILERS in Tralee have committed to work through Tralee Chamber Alliance to better meet the needs of new and existing customers after receiving feedback from a recent Shoppers Meeting in the town. The Alliance has identified a number of short, medium and long term actions that need to be taken […]

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PHOTOS: Stacks And Mitchels March On But Na Gaeil And Ballymac Bow Out

PHOTOS: Stacks And Mitchels March On But Na Gaeil And Ballymac Bow Out

April 28, 2015 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

Reports and action photos from the Kerry Club Championship ties involving Tralee area sides at the weekend… Senior Club Championship Quarter Final Ardfert 1-11 Austin Stacks 2-17 Austin Stacks gave the All-Ireland Intermediate Club champions a guard of honour as they came out onto their pitch in Ardfert on a dry […]

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Fenit Was The Star Of The ‘Nationwide’ Show On RTE Last Night

Fenit Was The Star Of The ‘Nationwide’ Show On RTE Last Night

April 28, 2015 at 12:42 pm 0 comments

A FENIT photographer described how the support of his local community after a horrific road accident inspired him to give something back, during an interview broadcast on RTE last night. James McCarthy described to Anne Cassin of RTE’s ‘Nationwide’ programme how he and his family were involved in the car crash in […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

April 28, 2015 at 11:41 am 0 comments

SENIORS: Intermediate Club Championship Round 2 John Mitchels V An Gaeltacht We played an Gaeltacht at home in the Intermediate Championship Quarter Final. An Gaeltacht started in great fashion and lead by 3 points to nil after 15 minutes. We rallied and added two points from Alan O’Donoghue (2) and […]

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Sarah McLoughlin, Sue Hook, Sadhbh Walsh, Sahauna Flynn and cox Hugo Wells, the first crew out for the Rowathon for Tralee Rowing Club are seen off by Minister Jimmy Deenihan, Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane, Cllrs Toireasa Ferris and Sam Locke and club members on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Club Reaches Its Target With ‘Rowathon’ Fundraiser

April 28, 2015 at 11:27 am 1 comment

  THE people at Tralee Rowing Club had a busy weekend of fundraising, as club members took part in a 24-hour ‘Rowathon’. Taking place from 2pm on Saturday and right through until the same time on Sunday, the rowers had help from other crews from Portmagee, Fenit and Caherdaniel and a […]

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Orlagh Winters: The Importance Of Using Your Vote

Orlagh Winters: The Importance Of Using Your Vote

April 28, 2015 at 10:29 am 0 comments

SO where will you be on May 22? The answer to that question by each and every one of us should be, at the voting booth to vote in the referendum. I make no secret of the fact that I will be voting Yes and indeed I have written about […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Ready To Welcome ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ This Sunday

Mercy Mounthawk Ready To Welcome ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ This Sunday

April 28, 2015 at 10:01 am 0 comments

  A LOCAL school will this weekend play host to over one thousand cyclists as they roll into town as part of mental health campaign, ‘Cycle Against Suicide’. They hope to promote the message that ‘It’s okay to not be okay and that you can ask for help.’ Mercy Mounthawk […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

April 27, 2015 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

NA GAEIL SENIOR: Na Gaeil faced Templenoe in the junior championship. In what was always going to be a difficult assignment having to play away didn’t help. Templenoe got of to a flying start start scoring 01-03 in the opening few minutes before Kieran O’Donovan got Na Gaeil’s opening score. […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

April 27, 2015 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

​LOTTO Ballymac GAA lotto was held in the Halfway Bar on Monday 20th April 2015 for a jackpot of €6,200.  Numbers drawn were 8,9,21,28.  There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. John Manusell, Laurel Court 2. Joan Brennan, Gortbrack East 3. Mike Rahilly, Chutehall 4. Conor Murphy, Reamore 5. Jade […]

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St Pat’s GAA Club News

St Pat’s GAA Club News

April 27, 2015 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 03, 05, 15 & 23. The five €30 consolation prizes went to J. Moran c/o Tony Casey, Bertie Flynn c/o Mike Sugrue, Maurice Long c/o Poff Motors, Catherine Godley Kilmoyley and Darren […]

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Last week against Ardfert in the club championship, Wayne Guthrie, solo's up the field which was his last game with Austin Stacks before he departed for America. Photo by Adrian Mclaughlin.

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

April 27, 2015 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Austin Stacks 2-16; Ardfert 1-11. This Club Championship quarter final in Ardfert on last Saturday evening (25th April) provided entertaining fare for the sizeable attendance. Aware of the opposition’s never-say-die attitude it was imperative for our boys to hit the ground running and they did just that, putting in […]

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