Archive for April, 2015

Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

April 27, 2015 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

All-Ireland Scór Sinsir Pride of the parish this week goes to our quiz team of Micheál Gaynor, John Flaherty, Paul Culloty and Alex O’Donnell, who won the All-Ireland final of Scor Sinsir in the Citywest Hotel in Dublin last Saturday morning. They fell behind Cavan and Offaly early on and were four […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

April 27, 2015 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Football The seniors have a break from competitive football this week but are training and have a challenge match on Sunday next. Next competitive game is in the Co League on 10-05-2015 v Glenbeigh/Glencar in Strand Rd at 2pm. Juveniles U6, U8, U10s Outdoor training for these age groups continues […]

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Call For Public’s Help As Boy Racers Cause Disturbances In Tralee Area

Call For Public’s Help As Boy Racers Cause Disturbances In Tralee Area

April 27, 2015 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAÍ are looking for the public’s help after the problem of boy racers reared its ugly head over past few weeks. The motorists are leaving their mark on roads in many parts of the county by doing ‘donuts’ in the early hours as well as keeping people awake with […]

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Gardaí Urge Vigilance Against Bogus Callers After Elderly Man Conned

Gardaí Urge Vigilance Against Bogus Callers After Elderly Man Conned

April 27, 2015 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAÍ are once again warning the public about bogus callers going door to door attempting to con people out of money. The warning comes after an elderly man recently handed over a couple of hundred euro to man claiming to be from the ESB. A well-dressed male called to the […]

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Woman Claims €500,000 After Buying Winning Euromillions Ticket In Glenflesk

Woman Claims €500,000 After Buying Winning Euromillions Ticket In Glenflesk

April 27, 2015 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A HAPPY lady left Dublin €500,000 richer this morning after collecting her Euromillions winnings after buying her ticket in Glenflesk last month. Despite playing the draw on Tuesday, March 10,it wasn’t until last week, six weeks after the draw, that she found out she was €500,000 richer. “I never check my tickets […]

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VIDEO: Ultan Dillane Interviewed In TG4 Rugby Coverage

VIDEO: Ultan Dillane Interviewed In TG4 Rugby Coverage

April 27, 2015 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee Rugby Club (TRC) player, Ultan Dillane, was featured on TG4 during their rugby coverage at the weekend. The 21-year old Connacht player featured in a two and a half minute clip on the TG4 segment ‘Rugbai Beo’ along with his fellow player Aly Muldowney as he talked about how he is fitting into […]

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at the information meeting for the Kerry Rose 2015 contestants in The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Rose Contestants Meet Up In The Meadowlands

April 27, 2015 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

  MANY of the contestants for this year’s Kerry Rose contest met up in the Meadowlands Hotel yesterday. Over 20 ladies from all over the county were briefed by organisers about the event which takes place on May 9 at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. The current Kerry Rose, Mary Hickey, […]

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PHOTOS: Disgraceful Dumping At Banna Sand Dunes

PHOTOS: Disgraceful Dumping At Banna Sand Dunes

April 27, 2015 at 11:20 am 1 comment

A READER sent us in these photos (below) from yesterday of what greeted her and her family on a trip to Banna yesterday. Broken up furniture and rubbish littered the path near the sand dunes. “Myself and my family went out to ‘Banna 3’ today for a walk in the […]

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Tralee Guide Dog Owner Helps Roy Keane Launch Fundraising Day

Tralee Guide Dog Owner Helps Roy Keane Launch Fundraising Day

April 27, 2015 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE based guide dog owner met Roy Keane recently to mark Guide Dog Day which takes place on May 1 this year. Dara Kennedy and his Guide Dog Patsy met with Roy Keane at Irish Guide Dogs headquarters. Dara has had Guide Dog Patsy since July 2011 and said that […]

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Phil Martin, Marian O'Donoghue, Sarah Collins, Paul Giltrap and Elaine Culloty at the 'Walk For Life' event at the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Around 500 People Take Part In ‘Walk For Life’

April 26, 2015 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was an amazing turnout last night for a special mental health and suicide awareness/prevention event at the Tralee Bay Wetlands. The ‘Walk 4 Life’, a 5km walk to raise awareness of the suicide issue was a resounding success and a very special occasion for all involved. Around 500 people registered for the walk and there […]

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GIFS: More Changes In The Town Through The ‘Eyes’ Of Google Street View

GIFS: More Changes In The Town Through The ‘Eyes’ Of Google Street View

April 26, 2015 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

LAST week we used the wonder of ‘Google Street View’ (here) to bring you a series of images using the that showed the many changes that have occurred in the town over the last number five years. No we’ve had a look around town to find more changes made. They show just […]

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VIDEOS: Great Clips Show Beauty Of Tralee On Our Doorstep

VIDEOS: Great Clips Show Beauty Of Tralee On Our Doorstep

April 26, 2015 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THERE are great amenities on our doorstep that many people in town don’t know about. But thanks to the people at Tralee Active Travel, you can watch two great new promo videos (below), uploaded in the past few days, for the Lee Walkway/Cycleway and Ballyseedy Wood which amply show how […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 26, 2015 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in the photo and we’ll see it) Gillian was certainly in the right place to take these […]

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Mary’s Innovative Approach To Education In Tralee School

Mary’s Innovative Approach To Education In Tralee School

April 26, 2015 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Educate Together National School recently hosted an Open Day in the beautiful surroundings of Collis Sandes House, providing an opportunity for prospective parents to meet the staff and get to know the recently appointed principal, Mary Brosnan. Mary, a native of Lispole, took up her position last September, […]

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Erasmus Students Visit Kerry Scouts For International Night

Erasmus Students Visit Kerry Scouts For International Night

April 26, 2015 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

  WITH the weather that we have been having over the past couple of weeks, it’s a wonder that anybody would be thinking of heading to lands abroad just yet. Tell this to the ‘1st Kerry Scout Troop’ though who visited various different countries around the world last week as they held […]

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Roger Harty: Technology And The Stress Connection

Roger Harty: Technology And The Stress Connection

April 26, 2015 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

  I WROTE in a previous article about stress  (here) and it is appropriate for this article to examine the definition of stress. Stress is – being here and trying to be there. Ancient man was open to stress when he hunted in the forest as he was exposed to the […]

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Austin Stack's players and fans celebrate winning the county championship last November. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Champions Stacks Begin Title Defence Against St Michael’s Foilmore

April 25, 2015 at 5:43 pm Comments are Disabled

  AUSTIN Stacks will begin the defence of the Bishop Moynihan Cup against St Michael’s Foilmore, while Kerins O’Rahilly’s will face Rathmore in the county championship next month. The first round draw for the Garveys Senior Football Championship 2015 was made earlier today and sees some interesting battles ahead. St […]

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Kerry Rugby Club To Be Seen By Global Audience In World Cup Video

Kerry Rugby Club To Be Seen By Global Audience In World Cup Video

April 25, 2015 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

RUGBAÍ Chorca Dhuibhne, the most Westerly Rugby Club in Europe, has been chosen to represent Ireland in series of short video features being filmed as part of the Rugby World Cup coverage. A 12 person crew from Partizan Production Company in London will arrive in West Kerry this week to […]

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PHOTOS: Presentation Girls Doing Their Bit To Tidy The Town

PHOTOS: Presentation Girls Doing Their Bit To Tidy The Town

April 25, 2015 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from a local school were out and about on Friday doing their own little part in keeping their town tidy. It was definitely not the weather that the TY students from ‘Presentation Secondary’ school wanted on the day, but they chose to soldier on through the wind and rain armed with gloves, […]

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PHOTOS: Mitchels Estate Kids Show Pride Of Place In Art Display

PHOTOS: Mitchels Estate Kids Show Pride Of Place In Art Display

April 25, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

CHILDREN from Croilar Na Mhistealach showed pride in their area on Thursday when they displayed posters as part of a special evening. Croilar Na Mhistealach Residents Committee was established in October 2013 in conjunction with the Housing Transition Programme delivered by CAFTA (Community & Family Training Agency)  Ballymun, Dublin and funded […]

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Local Pub Gets Great Exposure From Google Business View

Local Pub Gets Great Exposure From Google Business View

April 25, 2015 at 10:57 am 1 comment

  A LOCAL pub is enjoying a nice bit of exposure as it has been picked to be Google Business View Virtual Tour of the Week. The renowned Baily’s Corner pub on Castle Street gets a great write up from Google describing it as a “wee gem of a traditional Irish […]

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PHOTOS: Winning Charity Bets Raise Over €1,100 For Enable Ireland

PHOTOS: Winning Charity Bets Raise Over €1,100 For Enable Ireland

April 25, 2015 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE proceeds from charity bets sponsored by ‘Paddy Power’ were  presented to Sean Scally from Enable Ireland on Friday. The bets, which were handed out at a special Cheltenham Preview night in the Fels Point Hotel in March, succeeded in realising over €1185.50 which was presented by Paddy Power staff member Aidan Conway. Continued […]

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Rose Maria Shows She’s Got Style At VIP Awards

Rose Maria Shows She’s Got Style At VIP Awards

April 25, 2015 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh, is the most stylish newcomer in the fashion sector in Ireland after winning a top prize at the VIP Style Awards. Winning the award in her category last night in The Marker Hotel, coincided with the Rose of Tralee International Festival being a finalist in […]

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Kerry County Council Wins Top Tourism Award

Kerry County Council Wins Top Tourism Award

April 24, 2015 at 10:24 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has won a  top award at the inaugural Irish Tourism Industry Awards on Friday night. The local authority was a finalist in the category for Best Local Authority Tourism Innovation at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin. The Adventure Travel World Summit – Killarney 2014 also won in the Best Business Tourism Innovation […]

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PHOTOS: Beauty Of Kerry Takes A Starring Role In Tim’s Tweets

PHOTOS: Beauty Of Kerry Takes A Starring Role In Tim’s Tweets

April 24, 2015 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

OUR very own Hollywood star is certainly doing his bit to help out local tourism this week as he spent some quality time at home with his family. Timothy V Murphy is definitely no stranger to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood what with having worked on shows such as Sons Of […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Waxing Times As Summer Approaches

April 24, 2015 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

WHEN the weather was getting sunnier, hair removal becomes an issue. I recently came across Lycon wax. It’s originally from Australia and it a pain-free wax, with great results . Waxing is a great way to remove unwanted hair. Waxing is recommended for people of all ages and both genders. […]

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Car Sales In Kerry Up Almost 30% In First Quarter Compared To Same 2014 Period

Car Sales In Kerry Up Almost 30% In First Quarter Compared To Same 2014 Period

April 24, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

NEW car registrations showed a 29.75% growth in Quarter 1 2015 than the same period in 2014 according to latest data from Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). The SIMI and Done Deal report revealed that the strong trend of recovery seen  in the Motor Industry in 2014 (96,344 registrations) […]

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Tesco In Kerry Raises Over €2,000 For Temple Street Hospital

Tesco In Kerry Raises Over €2,000 For Temple Street Hospital

April 24, 2015 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €2,200 was raised by Tesco stores across Kerry last Friday in support of Temple Street’s Great Irish Bake. Tesco colleagues and customers baked, bought, ate and sold an abundance of culinary creations to help raise some much-needed dough for the children’s hospital. All 149 stores across the country took part in the […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee School Gets Going For Its Active School Week

PHOTOS: Tralee School Gets Going For Its Active School Week

April 24, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

ONE local school been getting the most out of the weather this week by getting its pupils up and out and getting active. CBS Primary School in Clounalour is currently taking part in their ‘Active Schools Week’ initiative where both staff and pupils look to get healthy by engaging in various forms […]

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Rose Festival And Council Up For Tourism Awards Tonight

Rose Festival And Council Up For Tourism Awards Tonight

April 24, 2015 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee International Festival is in the running for the top award at the inaugural Irish Tourism Industry Awards tonight. Celebrating 56 years this year, the Rose of Tralee is a finalist in the Best Festival/Event Experience Category which features six other festivals including Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day Festival […]

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