Archive for December, 2015

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Rainfall Warning Issued For Kerry For New Year’s Day

December 31, 2015 at 6:36 pm 0 comments

MET Eireann has just issued another rainfall warning for Kerry for tomorrow. While we can expect a dry enough New Year’s Eve tonight, in what is a relentless barrage of terrible weather, Kerry and Cork have been put on Status Yellow rainfall alert from 9am on Friday to 9am on […]

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Seven Cent Per Litre Drop In Petrol Prices On Last Month. Here’s Where’s The Cheapest…

December 31, 2015 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

PETROL prices have seen a big drop on this time last month. Last month the cheapest price per litre was €1.28.8 in Applegreen stations at Fairies Cross and Manor Village. Now the price has dropped to €1.21.8 in both stations and that priced is matched by Top in Caherslee. We […]

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REVIEW 2015: The News From September…

REVIEW 2015: The News From September…

December 31, 2015 at 10:43 am 0 comments

Continuing our Review of 2015, here’s some of the news we brought you from September… • It was announced that the Balloonagh convent would close its doors by the end of September. The convent had operated since 1858 and resident nuns at the convent moved to other accommodation. (click here) • A Tralee woman decided […]

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REVIEW 2015: The Ten Most Viewed Stories On TraleeToday.ie This Year

REVIEW 2015: The Ten Most Viewed Stories On TraleeToday.ie This Year

December 31, 2015 at 10:40 am 0 comments

We posted thousands of stories this year but these ten proved the most viewed by our readers (figures refer to page views on our website verified by Google Analytics)… 10. A house party that went out of control on the outskirts of Tralee piqued your interest back in July. It registered 13,500 page views […]

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Speacial Olympian, Brendan O'Connell, who won a gold medal and a 4th place ribbon at the Special Olympics in Los Angelos. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

REVIEW 2015: The News From August…

December 31, 2015 at 10:39 am 0 comments

CONTINUING our Review of 2015, here’s some of the news we brought you from August… • The month got off to a great start as a Tralee man  won a Gold Medal at the Special Olympics in Los Angeles. Brendan O’Connell from Oakpark won in the 800m freestyle event. The 29 […]

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Zoe’s World: 2015 Has Been A Year Of Many Changes

Zoe’s World: 2015 Has Been A Year Of Many Changes

December 31, 2015 at 10:38 am 0 comments

  2015 has been a year of a lot of changes. Some good, some bad. I think perhaps the biggest change is the way that people in our society approach things now. This is the year that the gay marriage referendum passed in Ireland and that alone is an amazing […]

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Wind Warning Issued For Part Of New Year’s Eve In Kerry

Wind Warning Issued For Part Of New Year’s Eve In Kerry

December 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

  KERRY received a battering from Storm Frank on Tuesday and Wednesday morning with parts of Killarney being particularly badly affected. While the rain and wind has abated in many places, according to Met Eireann, there’s more bad weather on the way. They have issued a Status Yellow Wind Warning for Kerry, […]

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James O'Donoghue, 2015 SFC Munster Final Replay. Photo by Dermot Crean.

REVIEW 2015: The News From July…

December 30, 2015 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

Continuing our Review of 2015, here’s some of the news we brought you in July… • A TRALEE architect’s building design, which scooped four national awards, was shortlisted for the ‘2015 World Architecture Festival Award’. Louise Cotter, who is originally from the St Brendan’s Park area and now based in Cork, designed the Dún Laoghaire Lexicon […]

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The Tin Man (Michael Lynch), Dorothy (Janna Litchfield), Scarecrow (John Drummey) and Lion (Alan Teahan) before the opening performance of The Wizard Of Oz pantomime at Siamsa Tíre on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Magical Time At The Wizard of Oz In Siamsa

December 30, 2015 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

THE weather outside may be frightful, but in Siamsa there was a delightful tornado of fun as ‘The Wizard Of Oz’ began its run of performances on Tuesday. Families came in from the rain to fill the theatre yesterday afternoon to see the much loved story performed by the cast in the Oliver Hurley […]

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Orlagh Winters: My Highlights And Lowlights Of 2015

Orlagh Winters: My Highlights And Lowlights Of 2015

December 30, 2015 at 12:53 pm 0 comments

SO 2015 is coming to an end and what a year it has been for good and bad reasons. I have compiled what I think have been the highs and lows. I know that everyone has his or her own list but this is just mine and what I loved […]

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One Day Course To Help SME Food Producers With Social Media

One Day Course To Help SME Food Producers With Social Media

December 30, 2015 at 12:40 pm 0 comments

A ONE-DAY course to help SME Food Producers manage their social media infrastructure will take place early in the new year. The next TRADEIT Network event at the Irish Hub ‘Managing your Social Media Infrastructure’ will provide attending food producers with key insights, tools and tips on using social media […]

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Say Goodbye To 2015 With A Countdown In Denny Street

Say Goodbye To 2015 With A Countdown In Denny Street

December 30, 2015 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

THE final event of the Christmas Spraoi in Tralee will take place at Midnight on Denny Street on New Years Eve when a Countdown Clock will welcome 2016. Seán Murphy, whose electrical team erected the magnificent Christmas lights over the streets of Tralee, along with Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County […]

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REVIEW 2015: The News From June…

REVIEW 2015: The News From June…

December 30, 2015 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

Continuing our Review of 2015, here’s some of the news we brought you in June… • A TRALEE woman picked up a nice cheque  after winning a Radio Kerry Bingo Jackpot. Breda Curran from Ballinorig,  dropped into Radio Kerry to collect her Radio Bingo Jackpot cheque for €14,750. (click here) • […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

December 29, 2015 at 12:51 pm 0 comments

HAPPY NEW YEAR: NA GAEIL wishes all members a happy,peaceful and prosperous New Year. BINGO HAMPER: A Very Big Thank You to everyone who supported the Bingo Christmas hamper. It was a great success. Congratulations to Brid de Rath who won this fabulous hamper worth over €5OO. The Na Gaeil […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

December 29, 2015 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

LOTTO The lotto was held in Glenduff House on Monday 21st December 2015 for a lotto jackpot of €9,700.  Numbers drawn were 7,12,17,25 There was no winner. Lucky dips 1 John & Genie Griffin Ballymac. 2 T McCarthy Rathanny. 3 Theresa Gill c/o O’Riada’s 4 Denis McCarthy c/o Tony Marshall 5 Julia […]

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St Pats

St Pat’s GAA Club News

December 29, 2015 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Lotto: There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Monday night last. The numbers drawn were 4, 12, 15 & 27. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Paula O Sullivan Ballyrickard, Noreen Walsh c/o O’Dwyer’s Bar, Annette Boyle Derrymore, M  Quirke Kerin’s Park and J & S […]

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"He's the man" RTE's Marty Morrissey and Austin Stacks chairman, Aidan O'Connor, share a laugh at the launch of RTE's championship coverage in the Austin Stacks clubhouse in Connolly Park. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

REVIEW 2015: The News From May…

December 29, 2015 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

Continuing our Review of 2015, here’s some of the stories we brought you in May… • The first day of May brought the confirmation that Dick and Eileen Henggeler, the parents of the late Dorothy Henggeler, the 2011 Washington DC Rose who sadly passed away last year, succeeded in their bid […]

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REVIEW 2015: Big Prize Denied To Kerry Seniors But There Were Some Great Moments This Season

REVIEW 2015: Big Prize Denied To Kerry Seniors But There Were Some Great Moments This Season

December 29, 2015 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

THE hurt after an All-Ireland defeat ripples long into the winter, even more so when it comes against your greatest rival. The ‘double double’ was scuppered by a deserving Dublin, but that crushing loss should not banish all memories of 2015 from the memory bank. There was controversy, craic and an […]

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Chrissie Lee, Sheila Mullins, Martina Walsh and Geraldine Heaslip at the Moyderwell Class of 1985 Reunion at Cassidy's Restaurant on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Moyderwell Girls Catch Up On Old Times At Reunion

December 29, 2015 at 11:42 am 0 comments

THERE were laughs and no small amount of great memories recalled at a reunion in Cassidy’s Restaurant on Monday night. Over 20 girls from the Moyderwell Secondary School ‘Class of 1985’ met up again to share stories, catch up on how their lives and careers have developed and talk about boys no […]

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REVIEW 2015: The News From April…

REVIEW 2015: The News From April…

December 29, 2015 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Continuing our Review Of 2015, here’s some of the news we brought you in April… • The month started with local bar which had its application to open at midnight on Good Friday turned down. The Blasket Bar made an application to Tralee District Court to open from midnight until 2am on Easter […]

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People watching the New Year's Eve fireworks display at Manor on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spectacular Fireworks Display In Town To Bring 2015 To A Close

December 29, 2015 at 11:15 am 0 comments

IF you’re still dithering about what to do on New Year’s Eve, then Tralee Chamber Alliance may have the solution. The fireworks display, which was held out in Manor last year, has moved into town and takes place at 7.20pm sharp. Families are encouraged to come down, eat out before […]

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Former Kerry Footballer, Patrick Curtin, Has Died

Former Kerry Footballer, Patrick Curtin, Has Died

December 29, 2015 at 11:00 am 0 comments

THE Kerry GAA community is in mourning today as news filters through that Patrick Curtin has died. The news of the Moyvane man’s death was relayed through the Kerry GAA website this morning. A statement on the website reads as follows: “It is with deep regret that Kerry GAA has learned […]

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Carol Spotted Winning Best Dressed Lady In Leopardstown

Carol Spotted Winning Best Dressed Lady In Leopardstown

December 28, 2015 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE-BASED milliner has won a Best Dressed Lady competition at a race meeting today. Carol Kennelly scooped the top honour at the Leopardstown race meeting wearing a design by Killorglin designer Tina Griffin which was a cream and gold brocade coat, a gold leather skirt and a hat made by herself. Carol won a […]

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Now There’s A Status Orange Rainfall Warning For Kerry

Now There’s A Status Orange Rainfall Warning For Kerry

December 28, 2015 at 9:39 pm 0 comments

  WE’RE going to get the worst of the weather tomorrow according to Met Eireann as they issued a Status Orange rainfall warning for Kerry this evening. They’re saying we’re potentially going to get up to 70mm of rain between Tuesday noon and Wednesday noon and with a Status Orange […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

December 28, 2015 at 1:07 pm 0 comments

Parnells Facebook: Some nice recent photos on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TraleeParnellsHurlingClub/ including Kerry hurler Tweek Griffin showing the locals how to hurl on the All Star tour in Texas. Scór na bPáistí: Parnells are hoping to enter Scór na bPáistí for the first time ever in 2016.  We have a volunteer who is […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

December 28, 2015 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

New Year  Wishes The Senior, Juvenile and Ladies Committees at Kerins O’Rahillys would like to wish all of their members, supporters and players a very happy and healthy New Year both on and off the field. We would also like to sincerely thank all of those who have volunteered their […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

December 28, 2015 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

SEASON’S GREETINGS: We wish all our members, supporters, sponsors and readers of these Notes a very happy and successful New Year. SCÓR SINSIR: Senior Scór will commence in early January.  For more information read Brian Caball’s detailed Juvenile Notes. THE YEAR PAST: In next week’s Notes and for the following two weeks thereafter […]

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REVIEW 2015: The News From March…

REVIEW 2015: The News From March…

December 28, 2015 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

Looking back at some of the news stories we covered from March this year… • In what was unfortunately not a sign of things to come in the All-Ireland six months later, Kerry defeated Dublin in the National League by 0-15 to 1-10 at a very wintry Fitzgerald Stadium. CLICK HERE • A father and son […]

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Participants gather at the start of the Tralee RFC fun run on St Stephen's Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Tralee RFC Faithful Make A Run For It

December 28, 2015 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

DESPITE the spitting rain, the inaugural Tralee RFC fund-raising fun run went ahead at O’Dowd Park in Ballyard on Saturday. Around 170 adults and kids registered in the clubhouse before the event kicked off at 1pm. There was a 5k and 3k route for this timed event, sponsored by Noyeks Newmans of […]

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Over €2m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In November

Over €2m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In November

December 28, 2015 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

NINETEEN properties were sold in the Tralee environs for a total of €2,101,153 in November according to the Residential Property Price Register. This was a big fall from the October figure of €3.8m where 29 properties were sold. Continued below… Overall in Kerry, 89 properties made €11,036,370, down significantly from […]

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