Archive for April 11th, 2015

Vero Moda and Jack and Jones Tralee employees, Shauna O'Brien, Kirstie O'Dowd, Claire O'Brien and Blake Byrne promoting the charity day at the stores which took place yesterday. Photo courtesy Vero Moda Tralee Facebook page

Two Shops Give All Friday’s Takings To Charity

April 11, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

TWO shops at Abbeycourt had a busy day yesterday but they didn’t earn a cent. Vero Moda and Jack And Jones were taking part in parent company, Bestseller’s, Give-A-Day fundraiser where everything spent in their shops by customers went to charity. Continued below… Fifty per cent of the proceeds went to […]

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Dick Fitzgerald (left) was Kerry footballs first superstar, he played with Killarney Crokes during the period of the 1915 county final.

A 100 Year Old Mass Brawl May Have Sparked Tralee’s Rivalry With Killarney

April 11, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

YOU know that undercurrent of rivalry that Killarney and Tralee has for each other? Well, a fight in a county final between a selection of both town’s best footballers back 100 years ago this weekend, could be the source of some of that animosity that bubbles under the surface. On April 12, […]

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At the handover of the keys to a new Toyota Aurus were, from left: Jerry O'Sullivan (Kellihers Garage), Mary McHale, Martin McHale and Derry Fleming (Tralee Credit Union). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Ballyfinnane Man Wins Tralee Credit Union Members Car Draw

April 11, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were happy faces on Ashe Street on Friday as the Tralee Credit Union handed over keys to the latest winner of their members draw car competition. Martin McHale and his wife Mary, from Ballyfinnane, Firies, were delighted to drive off in their new 1.4 litre, Toyota Auris, courtesy of Kelliher’s Garage […]

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Nominations Wanted For Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award

Nominations Wanted For Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award

April 11, 2015 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

NOMINATIONS are invited for the 2015 Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award. As part of the 8th annual Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Weekend, which will take place from Friday October 30th to Sunday November 1st in Killarney. Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty, who was from Killarney, was dubbed the Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican for his exploits during World War II.  During the course of the war he was instrumental in […]

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Yes Equality Kerry Organises Information Evening

Yes Equality Kerry Organises Information Evening

April 11, 2015 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

CAMPAIGNERS for a yes vote in the upcoming Marriage Equality Referendum are to hold a public information evening for supporters in Killarney on Wednesday, April 15. The evening is being organised by Yes Equality Kerry, who are campaigning for the right for Gays and Lesbians to be able to marry […]

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