Archive for August, 2015

Tralee Golf Club

Tralee Golf Club News

August 31, 2015 at 8:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens 30th. August Tralee Town House Singles Ceann Sibeal Exchange 1st. Gareth 0’Donnell (5) 43pts 2nd. Sean Walsh (Jnr) (25) 41pts 3rd. Tomas Eoin Dowling (17) 40pts 4th. Des Fitzgerald (17) 39pts 5th. Dave Mc Mahon (1) 38pts 6th. Colm Sheehy (16) 38pts B.G. Graham Spring 36pts 18+. John R.Collins (18) 38pts CSS 37pts 110 Competitors Fixtures […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

August 31, 2015 at 8:04 pm Comments are Disabled

All Ireland Tickets: Club Members who propose attending the All Ireland Football Finals on Sunday September 20th and wish to be included in a draw for All Ireland tickets must apply in writing or by email to club secretary Dermot Crowley, The Spa. Email dermot.Crowley@outlook.ie on or before September 11th 2015. Please note only fully […]

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Participants about to take off in the Na Gaeil GAA Club cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 31, 2015 at 7:57 pm Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL CYCLE: Na Gaeil cycle took place on Saturday August 27th from our clubhouse in Killeen. Our cyclists had a choice of  routes 40km, 80km & it was amazing to see so many young children involved in the cycle again this year well done to all ! The  weather was on our side […]

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Garvey’s Makes Presentation To Kerry Hurling Championship Caterers

Garvey’s Makes Presentation To Kerry Hurling Championship Caterers

August 31, 2015 at 4:52 pm Comments are Disabled

GARVEY’S SuperValu came on board to present the caterers of Abbeydorney, Ballyduff, Causeway, Kilmoyley, Lixnaw with beautiful hampers as a token of their appreciation for the welcome the ladies provided during The Garveys Super Valu Senior Hurling Championship. The hampers were presented to the representatives from the five clubs prior […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

August 31, 2015 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

  Fundraising Night at the Dogs – Saturday September 5th Tickets cost €10 (children under 14 go FREE) and are available for purchase now from the John Mitchels GAA Club and other nominated ticket sellers and outlets. Full details will be available on the clubs facebook page and website. Call […]

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Vinnie Flynn, with his band Redmoon Bayonets.

This Annascaul Man’s Band Will Rock Electric Picnic This Weekend

August 31, 2015 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

  AN Annascaul man will be joining a host of other Kerry talent this weekend when he and his band play the Electric Picnic. Vinnie Flynn, has made an unholy alliance with three Dubliners forming the ‘Red Moon Bayonets’ who play the Oxjam stage at the music festival on Saturday at […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

August 31, 2015 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

  Football All Ireland Tickets Draw: A Parnells supporter has given the club two Premium level tickets for the All Ireland Football Final, we are now adding these as a second prize to our All Ireland Football final ticket draw. The main prize is two tickets for the final and an […]

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Ballymac Under 11 team and mentors.

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

August 31, 2015 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

  LOTTO The Ballymac GAA Lotto was held in Ballygarry House on Monday August 24th 2015 for a jackpot of €8,000.Numbers drawn were 8,13,21,23.There was no winner Lucky Dips 1. Mark OConnor,Gortalea. 2.Tom Leen ,Chutehall. 3.Peg Looney, c/o Tony Marshall. 4.Paul Reidy,Reamore. 5. Tom Wharton c/o Tom Leen. The jackpot […]

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St Pats

St Pats/Blennerville GAA Club News

August 31, 2015 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  Lotto: There was no winner of the last two Lotto draws of €2,200 & €2,300. The numbers drawn on Monday August 24th were 12, 15, 16 & 28. The five €30 consolation prizes for that draw went to Jim Murphy, Derrymore West; Breda Cleary, Stack’s Villas; Joan Harty, Ardfert; […]

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Launching the Tralee Food Festival were, from left: Niall Harty (Caveman Food Company), Frank Hartnett (Kerry County Council), Jean Foley (Kerry County Council), Noal Keane (Chef), John Drummey, Thomas O'Connor (Transition Kerry), Niamh Ni Goold (Transition Kerry) and Kieran Ruttledge (Tralee Chamber Alliance). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Food Festival Has A Mouth-Watering Line-Up Of Events

August 31, 2015 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re sticking around town on All-Ireland Final weekend, the first ever Tralee Food Festival has more than enough to tickle your tastebuds from September 18-20. The event will feature a Taste Trail, Craft Beer Trail, Artisan Food Market, Cookery Demonstrations and a variety of menus at some of Tralee’s top food and […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks Juvenile GAA Club News

August 31, 2015 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  UNDER 6/8/10 FOOTBALL: (i) Laune Rangers will be our guests at 11am on Sunday next. (ii) Action for our Under 6/8/10 boys will also take place at 5.35pm on Thursday in Connolly Park. (iii) Legion (James O’Donoghue’s club) will travel to us on September 16th. (iv) The Rock Under […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

August 31, 2015 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The Club is looking for as many volunteers as possible to come to our Connolly Park Grounds next Saturday morning (5th Sept) at 11am to help do a clearance at our juvenile pitch in order to have it ready for the following weekend for the U13 Lee […]

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PHOTOS: New Junior Infants Begin School At Moyderwell and Presentation

PHOTOS: New Junior Infants Begin School At Moyderwell and Presentation

August 31, 2015 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a big day for pupils in Moyderwell and Presentation as the schools welcomed the new arrivals on Monday. Two classes of pupils started in Moyderwell and it was a smooth start to their school life with parents leaving the children in the capable hands of Ms Dillane and […]

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PHOTOS: Eric Roche Acoustic Session Delivers An Exciting And Beautiful Show

PHOTOS: Eric Roche Acoustic Session Delivers An Exciting And Beautiful Show

August 31, 2015 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Eric Roche Acoustic Sessions, which were held in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre last Saturday night will be remembered in a lot of different ways by the people that were there. Some may choose the amazing technical skill of the six performing guitarists as their abiding memory, while others […]

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Thomand Bridge.

Tributes Paid To Castleisland Man Who Lost His Life In Accident

August 31, 2015 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRIBUTES have been paid to the Castleisland man who died in a freak accident on the River Shannon in Limerick on Saturday. Stonemasons, TJ O’Herlihy, from Tullig, Castleisland, and his colleague, Bryan Whelan, from Co Clare, had been working on a cage platform on Thomond Bridge in Limerick City when it […]

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Action from Kilmoyley v Ballyduff in 2015. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS/REPORT: Kilmoyley Reach Final After Victory Over Ballyduff

August 31, 2015 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC semi-final in Abbeydorney on Sunday evening… Kilmoyley 2-24 Ballyduff 2-12 INJURIES to a great servant of Ballyduff, David O’Grady and Kilmoyley’s Tom Murnane, held up the game twice during the first half with the second half starting late to facilitate the removal from the […]

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Tralee In Top Three Most Litter Free Towns In Ireland

Tralee In Top Three Most Litter Free Towns In Ireland

August 31, 2015 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has recently finished in the top three litter free towns in Ireland in a survey carried out by the Irish Business Against Litter Group (IBAL). It is news that is sure to bring a huge sense of pride to the large number of volunteers, who have been working around the […]

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PHOTOS/REPORT: St Brendan’s Book Place In Final After Victory Over Lixnaw

PHOTOS/REPORT: St Brendan’s Book Place In Final After Victory Over Lixnaw

August 30, 2015 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw St Brendan’s advance to the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC final after defeating Lixnaw last night in Abbeydorney… St Brendan’s 2-15 Lixnaw 1-12 I had this game down as a draw and up until the 20th minute of the second half, it looked like it might be heading that […]

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Michelle Costello, Elaine Ryall, Catriona O'Connor, Abbeydorney, Elaine Twomey, Causeway and Aoife Fitzgerald, Ardfert, at the Spin SouthWest Sandstorm event at Ballyheigue Beach on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Over 1,000 Experience The ‘Sandstorm’ In Ballyheigue

August 30, 2015 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was an incredible atmosphere in Ballyheigue on Saturday afternoon as the Spin Southwest ‘Sandstorm’ blew into town. The 5km endurance race, held in association with Lee Strand, saw over 1,000 participants take part, where they ran and climbed their way through the obstacles to complete the tough course along […]

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PHOTOS: Listellick And Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcome New Arrivals

PHOTOS: Listellick And Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcome New Arrivals

August 30, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been an exciting week for young boys and girls all over town as they took their first steps on the education ladder earlier this week. While Presentation, CBS, Holy Family and Moyderwell will open in the next couple of days, others have been welcoming the new arrivals including Gaelscoil Mhic […]

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Ciara Rath, Sarah Barrett, Freya O'Connor and Caragh O'Neill, who took part in the Na Gaeil GAA Club cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take To The Roads For Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle

August 30, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a terrific turnout yet again for the annual Na Gaeil GAA Club cycle. Organisers say around 300 donned their helmets and set off from their Killeen base on the route, which took them over to Castleisland and back, with funds raised going towards the club. The weather held […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 30, 2015 at 11:29 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)   Banna Beach provided us with this beautiful […]

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Anam Cara

Meetings For Bereaved Parents To Take Place In Town

August 30, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

  A SERIES of ‘Bereavement Information Evenings’ are set to take place for bereaved parents beginning on Tuesday, September 8. Anam Cara, facilitates support for bereaved parents and siblings to help deal with the loss of a loved one. The meeting’s will give bereaved parents an opportunity to hear a bereavement […]

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Roger Harty: The Power Of The Sea

Roger Harty: The Power Of The Sea

August 30, 2015 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Rose of Tralee Festival is now well and truly over and the mind-set is now on ‘Back to school’ and all that that entails. Many people like this because it involves getting our lives back into a clear routine format. Human beings can be funny because we spend half […]

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Kieran Moynihan, Marilyn Moynihan, Emily Lynch and Paul Lynch at the Christy Moore concert in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sell-Out Crowd Enjoys Christy Moore In Ballyroe

August 29, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S not often Christy Moore ventures to the Tralee area, normally playing venues like the INEC in Killarney. No wonder then, that the Ballyroe Heights Hotel gig was a sell-out with just under 500 fans paying in to see one of Ireland’s finest artists. Christy was joined on stage by […]

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Jordan Tearle, Zac Brosnan, Hugo Wells and Aoife King at the Secret Cine Club screening of 'Close Encounters Of The Third Kind' in the Town Park on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Sci-fi Treat As ‘Close Encounters’ Screens In The Park

August 29, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE second of the Secret Cine Club’s open air summer screenings in the Town Park took place on Friday night. The nights are getting colder so cinema lovers came prepared for the elements with umbrellas, hats and coats as they settled down to watch the classic Close Encounters Of The […]

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PHOTOS: A Treble Double As Three Sets Of Twins Begin At Spa NS

PHOTOS: A Treble Double As Three Sets Of Twins Begin At Spa NS

August 29, 2015 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

SPA National school opened its doors on Thursday and the teacher of the junior infants could be forgiven for thinking she was seeing double…three times over! Three sets of twins began their schooldays, bringing to 10 the number of twins in the school. “They’re not all identical so that helps,” […]

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Ten Year Old Sandra Presents Her New Book To Kerry Library

Ten Year Old Sandra Presents Her New Book To Kerry Library

August 29, 2015 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE was cause for pride and celebration in one small part of town today as a highly creative 10 year old girl generously donated copies of her book ‘Bob The Bully’ to the staff of Kerry Library. Sandra Agwu is a 6th class student in the Presentation Primary School […]

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Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park To Remember Those Lost To Suicide

Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park To Remember Those Lost To Suicide

August 29, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE is to be be a vigil held next month with those who have been affected by suicide being encouraged to come down and remember those that they have lost (see previous story here). The event will take place on World Suicide Day, September 10 at 10pm in the Pearse Park […]

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Tralee Rowing Club members taking part in a Rowathon l;ast April. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Bay Rowing Club To Hold Open Day

August 29, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Rowing Club are hosting an open day on Sunday September 6 at their base in the Marina. Due to the completion of the new boat house at the canal, Tralee Rowing Club wish to recruit new members from 11 years upwards to adults of all ages. The club […]

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