Archive for September, 2015

David Moran looks for a teammate. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

O’Rahillys Have Injury Worries For Key Players Ahead Of East Kerry Test

September 30, 2015 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERINS O’RAHILLY’s are sweating on the fitness of Barry John Keane and David Moran ahead of their round 3 senior football championship match against East Kerry at home on Saturday. The Strand Road club’s manager, Barry O’Shea, said Barry John Keane’s ankle is swollen after last week’s victory against Milltown/Castlemaine. “It […]

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Finally, Someone Makes Nonsense Of Brolly’s Comments On Colm Cooper

Finally, Someone Makes Nonsense Of Brolly’s Comments On Colm Cooper

September 30, 2015 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

  A ONE time winner of a Sigerson Cup title with IT Tralee has defended Colm Cooper in the national media after a scathing article by Joe Brolly at the weekend. Newstalk 106 GAA pundit, Colm Parkinson, has responded in the Irish Independent to Brolly’s assertions that Colm Cooper  “…is […]

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At the Kerry Buisness Women's Network Open Night on in the Ballygarry Hotel were, from left: Helena McElligott (AIB), Liz Maher (Kerry Business Women's Network) and Siobhan Barrett (AIB). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kerry Business Women’s Network Hold Opens Night At Ballygarry

September 30, 2015 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE BALLYGARRY House Hotel was the venue for the Kerry Business Woman’s Network Open Night on Monday. The night, which was well attended, played host to some of the most powerful women in business in Kerry and offered members old and new a chance to learn what the organisation can do […]

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Ballyheigue Beard Festival Looks For Volunteers To Raise Funds For Charities

Ballyheigue Beard Festival Looks For Volunteers To Raise Funds For Charities

September 30, 2015 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE OFFICIAL launch of the ‘Ballyheigue Beard Festival’ took place in KL Kirby’s Bar in Ballyheigue last Saturday night and the call has gone out for more hairy people to get involved. All participants in the festival will grow their beards and collect sponsorship for charities until the big ‘shave off’ […]

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PHOTO: Niamh Appears To Millions On US TV Looking For Another ‘Twin Stranger’

PHOTO: Niamh Appears To Millions On US TV Looking For Another ‘Twin Stranger’

September 30, 2015 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY woman was interviewed live on American news WGN News which was broadcast to over 2.3 million people earlier this month, all in the name of research. Castleisland’s Niamh Geaney found fame earlier this year when she took part in an online experiment with called ‘Twin Strangers’ in which she […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Celebrate Day Of Languages

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Celebrate Day Of Languages

September 30, 2015 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

  STUDENTS from one local school were busy last week as they celebrated the European Day of Languages. Gaelcholáisate Chiarraí is the school in question and was home to different languages on the morning of Friday September 25. German, French, Polish, Romanian and Gaeilge could be heard over the school intercom […]

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Zoe’s World: Taking Time To Chat To Someone Who May Be Lonely Could Make Their Day

Zoe’s World: Taking Time To Chat To Someone Who May Be Lonely Could Make Their Day

September 30, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

  FROM time to time, I think we all feel a little bit lonely. Whether it be that we feel alone in a crowded room of people, or whether we actually live our lives in solitude. Despite my personal only-child syndrome, I don’t think that I have ever been truly, and […]

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Pals To Hold Benefit Gig For Tralee Man Who Suffered Injuries In Canada

Pals To Hold Benefit Gig For Tralee Man Who Suffered Injuries In Canada

September 30, 2015 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE ABBEY Inn is hosting a fundraising gig this coming weekend in aid of Tralee’s Ruadhan Hennessy who suffered extensive burns to his legs during a chip pan fire in Canada back in August. The ‘Rock for Rouie’ concert will take place on Sunday October 4 in the bar from […]

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Meeting To Discuss Childcare Issues This Saturday At Fels Point

Meeting To Discuss Childcare Issues This Saturday At Fels Point

September 30, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

DEPUTY Arthur Spring is hosting a Childcare Public Meeting at the Fels Point Hotel,Tralee on this Saturday, October 3 at 11.30am and is inviting parents across the county to participate. “Raising children requires dedicated effort and each experience with child raring is unique. Therefore, it is important to hear from parents and their […]

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VIDEO: Soaring Drone Footage Of Harvests In North Kerry

VIDEO: Soaring Drone Footage Of Harvests In North Kerry

September 30, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

DRONE footage seems to be quite popular with Kerry farmers bringing in their harvest and this is one of the best we’ve seen. The North Kerry area where the footage was shot by Aidan Harrington, was of Michael O’Halloran & Sons working on land located in Ballyheigue, Causeway and Kilmoyley. If even if tractors and […]

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Tralee Area Burglaries Rose By Just Under 20% In Two Years

September 29, 2015 at 3:58 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE amount of burglaries in the Tralee area rose by 19.4% in between 2012 and 2014. New figures from the Central Statistics Office reveal that in 2012 there were 454 burglaries in the Tralee division, in 2013 there were 453 and in 2014 there were 542. Figures published in […]

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Macroom Bypass On The Way As IT Tralee Gets €7.5m In Government’s €42bn Plan

Macroom Bypass On The Way As IT Tralee Gets €7.5m In Government’s €42bn Plan

September 29, 2015 at 3:01 pm 1 comment

FUNDING has been approved for works on the N22 Ballyvourney to Macroom road and a bypass of Adare. This comes as part of a €6bn investment in the road network announced by the Government today in its €42bn capital investment plan for the country. Meanwhile, €7.5 million has been allocated to […]

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RAI Says 713 Kerry Jobs Created In Hospitality Sector Since VAT Reduction

RAI Says 713 Kerry Jobs Created In Hospitality Sector Since VAT Reduction

September 29, 2015 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A REPORT from the Restaurants Association of Ireland has said that 713 jobs in the Food, Tourism and Hospitality sectors have been created in Kerry since the reduced VAT rate of 9% was introduced in July 2011. The Kerry figure is part of 22,300 new jobs in total that have been created […]

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Tralee Man Wins €500,000 In Euromillions Draw

Tralee Man Wins €500,000 In Euromillions Draw

September 29, 2015 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE man has collected his prize of €500,000 in the EuroMillions Plus, after he bought his his lucky €12 Quick Pick ticket in Centra, Ballyduff, on Wednesday, September 16. He won it in the draw which took place on Tuesday, September 22 and collected his prize at National Lottery offices today. The winner, who wishes […]

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: All The Colour From County Hurling Final Day In Our Photo Gallery

PHOTOS/VIDEO: All The Colour From County Hurling Final Day In Our Photo Gallery

September 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Kilmoyley captured their 23rd county senior hurling title on Sunday when they defeated St Brendan’s in glorious sunshine out in Abbeydorney. We were there to capture the atmosphere of the day in the photos below and the celebrations in this short video…

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St Pats GAA Blennerville Club News

St Pats GAA Blennerville Club News

September 29, 2015 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

  There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 06, 09, 15 & 21. The five €30 consolation prizes went to John Kelliher Lohercannon, Chrissie c/o PJ Higgins, Amber Healy c/o Tony Casey, Tricia Hunt Kerin’s Park and Anne Knowles St. […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

September 29, 2015 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  RACE NIGHT: A date for your diary. On Saturday November 14th 8.30pm our annual Race Night will be held in the Clubhouse. We ask all supporters and parents to purchase a horse from Club Officers over the coming weeks. The night is always a great social occasion in the […]

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PHOTOS: Born To Run Flags Flying Proudly All Over The World

PHOTOS: Born To Run Flags Flying Proudly All Over The World

September 29, 2015 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S two members of the Born To Run Club that can testify to being some of the most travelled members of the group without ever having laced up a pair of running shoes. The BTR club flags are the members in question and since their arrival into the tight knit group […]

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Two People Injured In Crash Last Night Released From Hospital

Two People Injured In Crash Last Night Released From Hospital

September 29, 2015 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

  TWO people who suffered injuries after a crash on the Tralee to Killarney road last night, have been released from hospital. The crash involved a vehicle driven by a woman in her 30s and an official Garda van. The woman’s injuries were described as serious, but she has now been released from hospital. The […]

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What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Our Town In Their Report

What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Our Town In Their Report

September 29, 2015 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has once again kept its Gold Medal status in the National Tidy Towns competition, but what had the judges to say about the town in their report. Here’s just a few extracts, but if you want to read the full report on Tralee or other Kerry towns and villages, click here. […]

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Mobacar

Eleven New Jobs For Kerry-Based Company

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

ELEVEN new jobs will be coming to Kerry as part of multi million investment deal with Killarney based company Mobacar and global car rental brokerage Auto Europe and venture capital firm Delta Partners. The company currantly employs 30 people at their Killarney offices where the company is working on the world’s first […]

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Orlagh Winters: Cyclists Need To Lighten Up And Brighten Up On The Roads

Orlagh Winters: Cyclists Need To Lighten Up And Brighten Up On The Roads

September 29, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

LAST night I was driving down from Galway back to Kerry. It was a stunning evening when I set off on the trip and I am sure that this added to the reason a lot of people chose to go out for a walk or a cycle. It is of […]

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Kerry's 2015 All-Ireland winning minor team line out for threir first game in the championship against Clare. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

The New Kerry Minor Manager Has Been Announced

September 28, 2015 at 10:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  KILLARNEY LEGION senior manager, Peter Keane, has been announced as the new manager of the Kerry minor football team. The announcement was made at a meeting of County Committee in Austin Stack Park tonight. Keane who has brought Legion on leaps and bounds in recent years will take over from […]

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Woman Seriously Injured In Collision On Tralee-Killarney Road

Woman Seriously Injured In Collision On Tralee-Killarney Road

September 28, 2015 at 10:07 pm Comments are Disabled

  A WOMAN was seriously injured and a Garda received minor injuries in an accident on the main Tralee-Killarney road tonight. Gardai in Killarney are appealing for witnesses to the two vehicle collision that occurred on the N22 Killarney to Tralee road approximately 7 miles from Killarney this evening at 7.45pm. A woman in […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

September 28, 2015 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Football Garvey’s Super Valu Senior Football Championship Round 2 Kerins O’Rahillys 0-20 Milltown/Castlemaine 1-14 A great display when our backs were to the wall down to 14 men for most of the game with a tough game against Milltown/Castlemaine which went down to the wire and we advance to […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

September 28, 2015 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  PEIL FAOI 6: (i) More football on Sunday for our Under 6-ers! (ii) The Under 6 (only) Thursday football sessions have ended for the 2015 season. PEIL FAOI 8: (i) We’ll have more great football for our Under 8-ers on Sunday morning. (ii) The Bracker O’Regan Cup competition is […]

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Tralee Retains Its Gold Medal Status In Tidy Towns Competition

Tralee Retains Its Gold Medal Status In Tidy Towns Competition

September 28, 2015 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE has retained its Gold Medal status in the national Tidy Towns Competition and has increased its points total on last year. Tralee was one of four Kerry towns to achieve gold status along with Listowel, Killarney and Kenmare as the results were announced this afternoon at a ceremony in […]

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St Brendans Park FC News

St Brendans Park FC News

September 28, 2015 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

  RESULTS Tuesday 22nd September 2015 JK Sports U12 Div.1 Killarney Celtic B 1-2 Park B . Thursday 24th September 2015 FAI Junior Cup 2nd Round Castleisland 1-2 St Brendans Park . Killarney Plaza U15 Premier Tralee Dynamos A 1-6 Park A . Saturday 26th September 2015 Sfai U13 Cup […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

September 28, 2015 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe Cookery night: On Friday 9th October in the Meadowlands Hotel a cookery demonstration from Mark Doe will feature a guest speaker on preventative strategies regarding sports injuries in the young hurler. Tickets will be available to buy online, details to follow on Parnells facebook. Monster Blitzes Day […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

September 28, 2015 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Annual Awards Night and Social A great night was had last Saturday in The Meadowlands Hotel with over 100 swimmers, friends and family attending our Annual Awards Night. The night kicked off with a great meal and quickly moved on to to The Main Event, the Prizegiving. Most of the […]

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