Archive for June, 2015

Over €2.2m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In May

Over €2.2m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In May

June 30, 2015 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

SEVENTEEN residential properties in the Tralee area fetched €2,243.074 in May, while total Kerry sales exceeded €11m according to the Residential Property Price Register (RPPR) figures for the month. The Tralee figure is a decrease on the 25 residential properties that were sold for over €3.2m in April, but an increase on the 15 residential […]

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VIDEO: Siamsa Tire Will Show ‘My Old Lady’ As Part Of Silver Screening Campaign

VIDEO: Siamsa Tire Will Show ‘My Old Lady’ As Part Of Silver Screening Campaign

June 30, 2015 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

  SIAMSA Tire will be hosting their next ‘Silver Screen’ outing this  Wednesday July 1, when ‘My Old Lady’ will be shown at 2pm. The film showing is all part of the silver screening campaign by Kerry Film Festival where during the first Wednesday of each month Kerry Film Festival presents […]

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Paidi O'Se to feature in RTE 'Legacy'.

Páidí’s ‘Legacy’ To Be Explored In RTE Show Tonight

June 30, 2015 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

  THE story of Páidí Ó Sé takes centre stage on RTE One tonight as the life of the great Ventry man is set to be examined in the last episode of the current series of ‘Legacy’. The one hour programme, starting at 9.35pm, will look at the life of one of Gaelic football’s […]

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At the Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival were, from left: Ciara Fitzgerald, Gemma Courtney, Siobhan Leahy, Emer Fitzgerald and Faye Courtney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kilflynn Fairy Festival Is Huge Hit For Young And Old Once Again

June 30, 2015 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

THRONGS of people made there way to Kilflynn on Sunday for the second annual Enchanted Fairy Festival held in the village. The Kilflynn Fairy Council  teamed up with the local fairies, elves and magical characters to bring this festival to life for families. Young kids marvelled at the sight of […]

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At the Blennervile National School 5k/10k Road Race, were from left: Emma Grainey, Zara Nolan, Leah Kelliher, Sinead Trant, Nicole Healy, Ellie Redmond. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Sun And High Spirits For Blennerville National School Road Race

June 30, 2015 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

BLENNERVILLE National School and the Run The Kingdom teamed for their annual road race together on Sunday and what a great morning it was. Hundreds of participants young and old came out in Blennerville on sunny day where after the race they were treated to a barbecue along with fun and games for […]

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VIDEO: Moyderwell Pupils Make Tribute To Radio Kerry In Bid To Win €5,000 Prize

VIDEO: Moyderwell Pupils Make Tribute To Radio Kerry In Bid To Win €5,000 Prize

June 30, 2015 at 11:16 am 0 comments

THE pupils at Moyderwell had a busy end to the school year and were up to their video-making shenanigans again. They decided to enter a Radio Kerry birthday competition and created a video of their version of the hit song Cheerleader from OMI. “Great fun was had, and is an ideal way to […]

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Orlagh Winters: True Friendship Is A Wonderful Gift…So Cherish It!

Orlagh Winters: True Friendship Is A Wonderful Gift…So Cherish It!

June 30, 2015 at 10:44 am 0 comments

THIS week I was lucky enough to be a guest at a wedding of an old school friend in the beautiful city of Prague. It is a wonderful, magical city and the wedding day was one of those days that you will never forget. Memories were created that will last forever. […]

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Claire Makes Final Of €20,000 Most Stylish Lady Compeition At The Derby

Claire Makes Final Of €20,000 Most Stylish Lady Compeition At The Derby

June 30, 2015 at 10:32 am 0 comments

A BANNA lady was in the final five of the the Most Stylish Lady at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. Claire Murphy was in with a shout of winning the €20,000 first prize which eventually went to Limerick lady, Lorraine O’Sullivan. Claire Murphy wore a […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 10:26 pm 0 comments

NA GAEIL SENIOR LADIES: Na Gaeil added to their Junior title of two years ago winning the County Intermediate final last Sunday in Ballymac against a very spirited and well drilled Rathmore team. This was a very exciting game of ladies football with the teams level on numerous occasions and […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

June 29, 2015 at 10:13 pm 0 comments

  JUVENILE CLUB NOTES ÁR LAOCHRA FAOI 14: What a weekend! We took on the best at Féile na nÓg in Wicklow, in Carlow and in Wexford…and won! After 6 hard games we returned to The Rock as champions of Ireland. Gaiscígh na Ríochta! What a proud homecoming for Dara de Barra-Breathnach […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:59 pm 0 comments

SENIORS: Churchill put in a convincing performance at home on Saturday running out and comfortable winners against Dromid Pearses on a scoreline of 1-14 to 0-08. In the beginning, Dromid showed signs of why they were top of the table with Chris Farley scoring 2 quick points in the opening […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:46 pm 0 comments

Senior Football Senior County League Round 7 Division 1 Kerins O’Rahillys 1-15 AustinStacks 0-12 This game was played at the Caherina grounds on Saturday last in ideal conditions and a local derby went our way and a valuable two league points and a change in fortune in our Co. League campaign. Austin Stacks […]

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Austin Stacks, David Mannix, under close scrutiny from Con Barrett and Mitchell Donnelly. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:34 pm 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Kerins O’Rahillys 1-15; Austin Stacks 0-12. Round 7 of the Co. League, played in overcast drizzly conditions at Strand Road on the last Saturday in June, went the way of the home side. The result leaves us on 8 points (3 wins, 2 draws, 2 lost) and brings […]

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St Pat’s GAA Club News

St Pat’s GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:22 pm 0 comments

Feile: A historic weekend in the history was for St Pats club took place at the weekend.  Pride of the parish has to go to this amazing bunch of un14s. Players who represent our club with great heart and determination through out. Our host club were Newtownmountkennedy and  treated the […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:14 pm 0 comments

Parnells Cúl Camp: Parnells Cúl Camp takes place the 10th to the 14th of August.  Contact David O Dea 066 712 7782.  To avail of family discounts (for 2nd and 3rd children), all bookings must be made in one transaction.  Sign up online at https://www.gaa.ie/youth-zone/kelloggs-gaa-cul-camps/ Under 14 Camogie Final: Tralee Parnells […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:09 pm 0 comments

SENIOR MEN: County League – Round 7: Mitchels v Currow We played Currow at home in Round 7 of the Credit Union Co. league last Saturday evening. Currow played with the breeze in the first half and opened the score with 2 points. We scored a point from Alan O’Donoghue […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 8:45 pm 0 comments

LOTTO The lotto draw was held in  O Riadas Bar on Monday 22nd June 2015 for a lotto jackpot of €7,100.  Numbers drawn were 6,9,13,14.  There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Jack Kelly, Ballyseedy 2. Geoff Riordan, Ballymac 3. Nellie Brosnan, c/o Mannix PO 4. Fionnan Fitzgerald, Rathanny 5. […]

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PHOTOS: Students Return From Games With Impressive Medal Haul

PHOTOS: Students Return From Games With Impressive Medal Haul

June 29, 2015 at 4:26 pm 0 comments

  IT was a case of celebrations all around today as local athletes returned from the ‘International Childrens Games’ that was held in Holland over the past week. They brought with them a fantastic total of ten medals as they returned home to a fine reception from parents and friends who had bravely […]

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Build4Life Receives €250k Grant But Ward In CUH Remains Closed

Build4Life Receives €250k Grant But Ward In CUH Remains Closed

June 29, 2015 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

  THE Castleisland-based Build4Life organisation today received €250,000 in National Lottery funding towards the funding of isolated inpatient children’s beds in Cork University Hospital, but the ward is still closed much to the dismay of the organisation The grant comes as the Irish Examiner reports that staffing shortages are delaying the opening […]

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Louth Rose Jenny Hanlon, Galway Rose Olga Lee, Meath Rose Elysha Brennan, Longford Rose Daphne Howard, Kerry Rose Juliette Culloty and Cork Rose Aoife Murphy at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing in Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Weather Stays Fine For Races In Ballybeggan

June 29, 2015 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

THE weather stayed fine for a weekend of great racing at Ballybeggan, but it failed to bring big crowds to the racecourse. Punters enjoyed two days at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing event, while families were well catered for with children’s play facilities and a bouncy castle. However, it […]

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Gardaí Investigate Two Burglaries At Tralee Businesses

Gardaí Investigate Two Burglaries At Tralee Businesses

June 29, 2015 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

GARDAÍ are looking for the public’s help after two Tralee businesses were broken into last week. On Thursday night/Friday morning, between midnight and 7am, a rock was used to smash the glass on the door of Spotless Dry Cleaners in Oakpark. The thief gained entry and took the cash register. Then […]

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Kerry-Based Escorts Put Through Their Paces At Boot Camp

Kerry-Based Escorts Put Through Their Paces At Boot Camp

June 29, 2015 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

TWO Rose of Tralee escorts with strong local links have been put through their paces as they competed in the rigorous ‘Rose of Tralee Boot Camp’ for escorts. Shane Kenny who is an architect based in the Spa and Nicholas Gogarty, an accountant, originally from Lurgan, with ‘Kerry Group’ were among the group […]

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Tralee Native’s Company Wins Top Public Relations Award

Tralee Native’s Company Wins Top Public Relations Award

June 29, 2015 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

FUZION Communications, founded by Tralee businesswoman Deirdre Waldron, has been announced as the winner of the Best Public Affairs Campaign at the prestigious Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) Awards 2015, for its work with Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) on a public awareness campaign last year. The announcement was made at the […]

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Tralee Families Welcome Children From Belarus

Tralee Families Welcome Children From Belarus

June 29, 2015 at 11:58 am 0 comments

MEMBERS of the Tralee District of the Chernobyl Children’s Fund (CCF) were on hand to welcome 14 children to town yesterday. The children from the village of Kozhan in the contaminated area of Southern Belarus arrived on Sunday for a four week way stay in Kerry, which is designed to boost […]

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Sonya Hogan, Mairead Enright, Tonya McGowan, Karen Best and Andrea Hogan at 'The Voice Of Tralee' contest in the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘The Voice Of Tralee’ Entertains Crowds At Fels Point

June 29, 2015 at 11:48 am 0 comments

THERE was a great turnout for ‘The Voice Of Tralee’ on Saturday night. The fundraiser in aid of the Recovery Haven drew around 350 people who saw ‘The Supremes’ scoop the title (see previous story and photos here). Mary Higgins, Ann Drury Kahraman and Karyn Moriarty had the crowd in […]

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Austin Stacks Under 14s Are Best In The Country After Winning All-Ireland Final

Austin Stacks Under 14s Are Best In The Country After Winning All-Ireland Final

June 28, 2015 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

  THE holy grail may have eluded the senior team this year, but the Under 14s from the Rock have captured the All-Ireland title this evening in Wexford. The Austin Stacks U14 youngsters are the best in the land as they won the Division 1 Féile na nÓg title against Naomh […]

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PHOTOS: Ladies Reign ‘Supreme’ At Voice Of Tralee

PHOTOS: Ladies Reign ‘Supreme’ At Voice Of Tralee

June 28, 2015 at 1:40 pm 0 comments

THREE ladies reigned supreme last night at ‘The Voice Of Tralee’ contest in the Fels  Point Hotel. Karyn Moriarty, Ann Drury Kahraman and Mary Higgins, known as ‘The Supremes’, took the coveted prize in a fantastic night in aid of the Recovery Haven. Continued below… About 350 people packed the […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Barbecued Thai Treat

The Chef’s Table: A Barbecued Thai Treat

June 28, 2015 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has a recipe for an Thai dish which can be cooked on the barbecue… Thai Chicken Satay Serves 4 Ingredients • 3 chicken fillets cut into small strips the size of your little finger. For the marinade: • 1 lemon […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 28, 2015 at 12:42 pm 0 comments

  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) Judith O’Hara, was in town shopping and took […]

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Kerins O'Rahilly's, Danny O'Sullivan, bursts through the Austin Stacks defence with Shane Carroll in hot pursuit. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Blues Cruise To League Victory Over Austin Stacks

June 28, 2015 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-15 Austin Stacks 0-12 KERINS O’RAHILLY’S claimed a six point victory in the latest instalment of Tralee’s ‘Old Firm’ derby. The win is Kerins O’Rahilly’s  first in five games in league and championship against their great rivals. Story continued below… The Rock were without eight players who started […]

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