Archive for November, 2015

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

November 30, 2015 at 8:50 pm 0 comments

AGM: The Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday December 11th at 9pm. Nominations for election to the Executive Committee for the following year and motions for consideration at the AGM should be with An Rúnaí .All are most welcome. MEDAL PRESENTATION: The U 12, 13 14s had their medal presentation last […]

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Kerry Badminton Club News

Kerry Badminton Club News

November 30, 2015 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

The wind roared and the rain poured all over Kerry on Sunday last but that did not deter well over one hundred hardy souls from Iveragh to Tarbert who plied their Badminton trade at the Newtownsandes sponsored 30th annual Moyvane Badminton Tournaments played in the local Community Centre on Sunday […]

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St Brendans Basketball Club News

St Brendans Basketball Club News

November 30, 2015 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

  ST. BRENDAN’S BASKETBALL CLUB Boys U-18 Div 1 County League St. Pauls’ 41 St. Brendan’s 42 St. Brendan’s travelled to St Paul’s in Killarney last week and from the start it was clear that the game was going to be close. It was basket for basket by both sides […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

November 30, 2015 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

  Bag packing day Sat Nov 28: Many thanks to the generous support of the Tralee public to our Camogie bag packing day in Garvey’s on Sat Nov 28th. The purchase of two (2) sets of Camogie jerseys has been approved; all funds raised will go towards those jerseys. Thanks […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

November 30, 2015 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

  Under 16 Boys division 1: St. Marys –v- Tralee Imperials 23.11.2015 – Castleisland Community Centre The first quarter started very slow for Tralee Imperials, with St. Mary’s making all their shots, and unlucky misses by Tralee, ending the first quarter 13-4 to St. Mary’s. The second quarter brought more […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

November 30, 2015 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

  Div 4 Co. League – Relegation Playoff Churchill 1-12 Castlegregory 1-6 In Ballymac last Saturday, Churchill put in one of their best performances of the year to secure their Division 4 status and consign Castlegregory to Division 5. In wet and windy conditions, on a pitch with a lot […]

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St Brendans Park FC News

St Brendans Park FC News

November 30, 2015 at 4:34 pm 0 comments

  By Club PRO Tommy Naughton  CLUB GEAR FOR CHISTMAS ; Looking for the perfect Christmas Present , Then why not get some of our club Merchandise which is available at our club shop . Details and pictures are on our club website . Deadline for orders is Saturday December […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

November 30, 2015 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

  MONSTER BINGO John Mitchels hosted a very successful Monster Bingo in their Ballyseedy Complex today Sunday November 29th. A big crowd, considering the poor weather conditions, was in attendance and a great day was had by all. The hall looked fantastic and the day went off smoothy thanks to […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

November 30, 2015 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

  Senior Club AGM The Annual General Meeting took place on Friday last the 27th of November at the club. It was very well attended. Chairman Frank O’Connor welcomed everyone out on what was a very bad night. Secretary Haulie Kerins gave his report and had a few people to […]

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Barry O'Shea

Barry O’Shea Steps Down As Manager Of Kerins O’Rahilly’s

November 30, 2015 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

BARRY O’Shea’s time as manager of the Kerins O’Rahilly’s senior football team has come to end after two years in charge. At the club’s AGM last Friday night, Chairman Frank O’Connor, thanked Barry and wished him all the best for the future. He said that a committee will work to find his […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

November 30, 2015 at 4:17 pm 0 comments

  LOTTO The lotto was held in Glenduff House on Monday 23rd November 2015 for a jackpot of €9,300. Numbers drawn were 4,12,18,26. There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Geraldine Sheehy, c/o Paula Silles 2. Flor O Connor, Meenala 3. Mary O Shea, Chutehall 4. Gary Savage, c/o Lee […]

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Launching 'Caring for Christmas' were from left Sarah Ryall, Grainne Landers, Michelle Brule, Gillian Wharton-Slattery, Rizwan Khan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Volunteers Organise Christmas Charity Drop-Off For Local Services

November 30, 2015 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

A GROUP of locals have come together to form a charity initiative called ‘Caring for Christmas’ which hopes to give a boost to three vital services in Tralee over Christmas, by organising a charity drop-off day. The three services that are being reached out to are, Adapt, Kerry women’s refuge, Arlington Lodge […]

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Stormy Sam Presents Medals To Fenit School Pupils

Stormy Sam Presents Medals To Fenit School Pupils

November 30, 2015 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

STORMY Sam and members of the RNLI visited St. Brendan’s National School Fenit last week to acknowledge the school’s fundraising efforts over the years. Each child received a medal from Stormy Sam, the RNLI mascot. The children perform their annual Christmas Show and collect for the RNLI. The children are […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

November 30, 2015 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

  FAOI 8/6/10: Lá mór Bhronnadh na mBonn is na dTeastas. Next Sunday (6th) is Presentation Day (medals/certificates) for the Under 6/8/10 boys. Come along to The Rock to view the future heroes of our club! We look forward to a great occasion! Ócáid mhór thábhachtach a bheidh ann! SCÓR […]

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Grainne Galway from Ballyheigue, Co. Kerry has won €45,000 including a car on last Saturdays (28th November 2015)) National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE.  Pictured here at the presentation of the winning cheques were from left to right: Fiona Moriarty, the National Lottery ticket selling agent, Centra, Ballyheigue, Tralee, Co. Kerry; Marty Whelan, Winning Streak game show co-host; Grainne Galway, the winning player; Niall Andrews, Head of Sales at the National Lottery who made the presentation; Joseph Moriarty, the National Lottery ticket selling agent, Centra, Ballyheigue, Tralee, Co. Kerry; Mairead Moriarty, the National Lottery ticket selling agent, Centra, Ballyheigue, Tralee, Co. Kerry and Sinead Kennedy Winning Streak game show co-host. Pic: Mac Innes Photography

Ballyheigue Woman Wins €45,000 In Prizes On Winning Streak

November 30, 2015 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

A BALLYHEIGUE woman had a great Saturday night in Dublin when she won €45,000 in prizes on the ‘Winning Streak’ gameshow. And there was great news after the name of Jim Naughton from Tralee was called out to appear on next week’s show. Gráinne Galway won a car  worth €25,000 […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Help After Robbery In Town

Gardaí Seek Public’s Help After Robbery In Town

November 30, 2015 at 2:35 pm 0 comments

GARDAÍ are looking for the public’s help after a coach driver was robbed on Saturday morning in Tralee. At about 8.10am, one of the drivers of the Dublin Coach buses was approached by two men in Princes Street, near the Kerry Group buildings. Continued below… The men demanded money from […]

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PHOTOS: Great Fun At Soccer Match To Honour Joe Flynn

PHOTOS: Great Fun At Soccer Match To Honour Joe Flynn

November 30, 2015 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

IT was going to take more than an Orange Wind and Rain weather alert to stop Kerry soccer stalwarts from turning up to honour Joe Flynn on Sunday in Cahermoneen. The wind howled and the rain battered the players, but over 30 hardy souls togged out and took to the field […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

November 30, 2015 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

  Lotto: There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 02, 06, 08 & 10. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Therese Enright Derrymore, S+E Quill Lohercannon, Niall Ryle The Spa, Amanda Walsh Lohercannon and Derry Griffin Curragraigue. Next week’s […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

November 30, 2015 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

  HURLING: Our 126 km (80 miles) round trip to the Killeedy Hurling Club at Raheenagh (West Limerick) didn’t materialize last Sunday as the Munster Council took heed of the weather warnings surrounding Hurricane Clodagh and postponed our quarter final clash against Cork’s Shanballymore. The game has been rescheduled for […]

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At the Tralee Golf Club annual social in the Ballyroe Hotel were, from left. Catherine McCarthy, Mary Murphy, Ashling O'Riordan and Louise Moran. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Tralee Golf Club Members Enjoy Captains Dinner In Ballyroe

November 30, 2015 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

MEMBERS of Tralee Golf Club convened in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday for the annual Captains Dinner. Around 150 or so members and guests filled the Summit Restaurant upstairs at the beginning of the evening before making their way into the main room for dinner and entertainment. Though members partied in […]

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Kevin Reardon of CH Chemists getting the crowds in full voice for Santa at the CH Chemists' Santa Parade on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The CH Santa Parade On Saturday

November 30, 2015 at 11:49 am 0 comments

THE weather played havoc with people’s plans at the weekend, but luckily, the rain stopped for a while to allow the CH Santa parade to take place (click here for previous coverage). Santa, Mrs Claus and a host of characters made their way through the town centre and a good […]

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Be Careful Out There…Wind Warning Elevated To Status Orange

Be Careful Out There…Wind Warning Elevated To Status Orange

November 29, 2015 at 11:12 am 0 comments

REMEMBER that Yellow Status wind warning for Kerry for today? Well that’s been elevated to Orange now as Storm Clodagh, the third named storm of the extended winter season, will pass eastwards to the north of Ireland today. The current Status Orange warning for very strong, westerly winds is a direct […]

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Mairead O'Connell, Ursula O'Keeffe and Kathleen Houlihan at the Tralee Imperials fundraising fashion show at the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The Tralee Imperials Fashion Show

November 29, 2015 at 9:59 am 0 comments

KERRY stars Kieran Donaghy and Paul Galvin lent their support to the Tralee Imperials fundraising fashion show on Friday night at the Fels Point Hotel. The Stacks man judged the Best Dressed competitions while the Vanguard range from Paul Galvin was paraded on the catwalk by members of the club […]

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Kieran And Lola Rose Help Emma Light Up Tralee For Christmas

Kieran And Lola Rose Help Emma Light Up Tralee For Christmas

November 29, 2015 at 9:40 am 0 comments

IT was a miserable, wet afternoon on Saturday in Tralee, but for some strange reason, the rain managed to stay away at just the right times. At 2pm, the rain stopped for the CH Santa parade, so children could meet the man himself and all the other guests including Mrs Claus, […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 29, 2015 at 9:40 am 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) The week was pretty horrible, but if you […]

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Brandon Bay, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry

PHOTOS: Stunning Photos Capture The Wild Atlantic Way In New Book

November 29, 2015 at 9:39 am 0 comments

A NEW book has set about showcasing the allure of the Wild Atlantic Way by leap frogging the diverse beauty spots in the counties that are lucky enough to inhabit it. ‘Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way’ is a book by Clare based photographer, Carsten Krieger, is a photographic journey that brings […]

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Tesco launched their Magical Reindeer Food Fundraiser in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital. Pictured is Shayne Moran from Leitrim, Shayne is Temple Street Children’s Hospital Reindeer Food Fundraiser Ambassador. Shayne is pictured his mum Anita Moran and dad Nigel Moran.

Tesco Tralee’s Reindeer Food Fundraiser For Children’s Hospital

November 29, 2015 at 9:37 am 0 comments

TESCO stores in Tralee and Killarney will be bringing a little magic to their customers in early December by hosting the inaugural Magical Reindeer Food Fundraiser in aid of their Charity partner, Temple Street. On Saturday and Sunday, December 5-6, staff in all 149 Tesco stores countrywide will be preparing and selling pouches of […]

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VIDEO: CBS The Green Fall To Killorglin Side In Dunloe Cup Final

VIDEO: CBS The Green Fall To Killorglin Side In Dunloe Cup Final

November 29, 2015 at 9:32 am 0 comments

Kerry Schools U16 1/2 – Dunloe Cup Final Intermediate School Killorglin 2-8 Tralee CBS 1-8 Tralee CBS came unstuck in the Dunloe Cup decider played in atrocious conditions in Annascaul on Wednesday. Killorglin were deserved winners thanks to powerful surge after half time in which they scored 1-5 without reply to […]

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Roger Harty: Anger (Part 2)

Roger Harty: Anger (Part 2)

November 29, 2015 at 9:27 am 1 comment

I WROTE in last week’s article – here – about how anger as an emotion has got particularly bad press,  but that in reality, if one is to explore it properly, I believe there are as many, if not more, positive aspects to this phenomenal emotion as there are negative. It is […]

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The Snow Princess at the CH Chemists' Santa Parade on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Santa And Kerry Rose Kick Off Christmas At CH Parade

November 29, 2015 at 2:20 am 0 comments

THE forecast wasn’t kind, but fair play people of Tralee, you weren’t deterred from coming out for the annual CH Chemists Santa parade. Just before 2pm, the rain eventually dried up, so that Santa and Mrs Claus had a dry run though the centre to town. They weren’t alone of course, […]

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