Archive for April 3rd, 2015

The Wailing Wall: Can Anyone Bring Jeanie Back Home?

The Wailing Wall: Can Anyone Bring Jeanie Back Home?

April 3, 2015 at 10:54 pm 1 comment

Johnnie Wall says every effort should be made to bring the Jeanie Johnston back to Tralee…  We have been told that tourism is the best way to create employment in rural areas like Kerry / Tralee. The ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ is a new initiative by the tourist board, that’s what all […]

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Man Found Dead At Rathass This Morning Has Been Named

Man Found Dead At Rathass This Morning Has Been Named

April 3, 2015 at 8:27 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE man who was found dead this morning at a garage in Rathass has been named. He was 42-year-old Nigel Leigh from Fossa in Killarney. Mr Leigh was found dead this morning at 7am near the car wash at Kelliher’s Garage in Rathass. The incident is being treated as a […]

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Death Of Former Austin Stacks Goalkeeper Teddy Brick

Death Of Former Austin Stacks Goalkeeper Teddy Brick

April 3, 2015 at 5:06 pm 1 comment

FORMER Austin Stacks goalkeeper Teddy Brick has died. Mr Brick won four County Championship medals (1973, 1975, 1976 and 1979), one Munster medal (1976) and one All Ireland Club Championship medal (1977) in a golden era for the the Rock club. According the Austin Stacks Club website; “He had just […]

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At the St John of Gods 'I Have A Dream' musical on in Siamsa Tire were, from left: Teresa O'Brien, Joe Burkett, Brona Enright, Sharon O'Sullivan, Niamh O'Connor and Dan O'Connor. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Big Musical Production From St John Of God Is A Hit In Siamsa

April 3, 2015 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a couple of nights for St John of God services in Tralee as they performed ‘I Have A Dream’ musical in Siamsa Tire on Tuesday and Wednesday. Volunteers and clients at St John of God had been working hard together over the past few weeks to try and get everything […]

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Mary Farrell and Jack Whelan of The Silver Coin off licence. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Off-Licences Happy To See Good Friday ‘Tradition’ Continue

April 3, 2015 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

GOOD FRIDAY is one of only two days in the year when alcohol is not permitted to be sold in pubs and off licences. For some, the rule is archaic and affects business badly over a bank holiday weekend. For others, they feel the rule is a link with tradition and […]

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Social Welfare

Number Of Jobless In Tralee Down 110 On Last Month

April 3, 2015 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has seen a drop in the numbers of people signing on in March. The number signing on is 5,534, down 110 on the February figure of 5,644. Across Kerry, the Live Register decreased on last month with the number of people signing on in the county at 13,304, down nine per […]

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At the annual Kerry Hospice Walk were,  from left, in front: Noah Fealey. Back: Mary Corkery, Caroline Reidy, Michelle Fealey, lorraine O'Donnell, Casey O'Donnell and Phil O'Sullivan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over 100 Take To Roads In Tralee For Good Friday Hospice Walk

April 3, 2015 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Gods smiled upon the crowd taking part in the annual Good Friday walk in aid of Kerry Hospice. Over 100 people took part in the walk from the Brandon Hotel at 10am this morning. The rain stayed away as families made their way around the  route in what has become a […]

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New ‘Walk 4 Life’ Details Promise A Great Night Out For All

New ‘Walk 4 Life’ Details Promise A Great Night Out For All

April 3, 2015 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

  APRIL 25 is a date that should be firmly marked on your calendars for the ‘Walk 4 Life’ event that will be taking place at 8pm leaving from Tralee Bay Wetlands. The 5km walk is being held to raise awareness about mental health and suicide awareness/prevention (click here to read […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Sunshine On The Way For Easter Weekend

April 3, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

HURRAH! Met Éireann are predicting that the sun will shine over Easter with temperatures of up to 15c expected, so it’s finally some good news when it comes to the weather. You would be forgiven for thinking that we had dipped back into winter over the past week, but an upturn conditions […]

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Shopping Centre Units To Go To Auction Again At Drastically Reduced Price

Shopping Centre Units To Go To Auction Again At Drastically Reduced Price

April 3, 2015 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

UNITS at Tralee Shopping Centre which went unsold at an auction in February, will go under the hammer again this month but at a drastically reduced reserve price. Ten units will go to this month’s Allsop Auction in the RDS Dublin on April 23, with a reserve price of between €125,000-€175,000. […]

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Launching the Kerins O'Rahilly's Ladies 5K Easter Fun Run were, from left: Frank O'Connor, Christina Curtin, Bernice Hoffman, James Hayes, David Collins, Frank Mcloughlin and Yvonne Quill. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Four Things To Do This Bank Holiday Weekend

April 3, 2015 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

The Bank Holiday weekend is almost upon us and we have the few things for you to do (that is, if you want to do anything!) with those precious few days off. FRIDAY 1. With the bars closed for ‘Good Friday’ and a temporary ban on the sale of alcohol for the day, […]

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Suzanne Doyle, Deirdre Kelly, Christina Doyle and Joan Kelly at the Churchill GAA Fashion Fundraiser at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy Fashion Night In Ballyroe For Churchill GAA

April 3, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE Churchill community was out in force on Thursday night for a fantastic fashion show in aid of  the GAA club. It was all in aid of the development of a new pitch for the club and judging by the hundreds present, a huge sum was raised for the cause. Continued […]

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Man Whose Body Was Discovered In Rathass Was Arrested Yesterday In Killarney

Man Whose Body Was Discovered In Rathass Was Arrested Yesterday In Killarney

April 3, 2015 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

  THE man, whose body was discovered at a garage in Rathass this morning, was arrested for public order offences in Killarney yesterday. The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission are conducting their own investigation into the discovery of the body of a man aged in his 40s at Kelliher’s Garage  in Rathass at […]

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Body Discovered This Morning At Business In Rathass

Body Discovered This Morning At Business In Rathass

April 3, 2015 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

  GARDAI are investigating the circumstances of the death of a man whose body was discovered at a business in Rathass this morning. (click here for update) The man, aged in his 40s, was found by a member of the public at 6.30am at the car wash in Kelliher’s Garage Rathass. Gardaí have […]

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