Archive for February, 2016

Spate Of Burglaries Across The County Over The Past Week

Spate Of Burglaries Across The County Over The Past Week

February 29, 2016 at 2:55 pm 1 comment

GARDAÍ are warning people to be vigilant after a spate of burglaries around the county in the past week. The incidents took place in Tralee, Listowel, Moyvane and Killarney and they are appealing for any information which can lead to the apprehension of the offenders. In Tralee on Saturday, February 27, […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

February 29, 2016 at 2:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Men’s Results 9 Spring League: The draw for next Sundays 1/4 final is as follows: Maurice Laide v Conor Stack Jack O’Driscoll v Willie Goulding Moss O’Connor v James O’Halloran Liam Nolan v David McMahon. Senior Men (Wednesday 24th February 2016) 9 holes 1st Denis Mannix (28) 18pts 2nd Des […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

February 29, 2016 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Juveniles: The Juvenile Academy for U6, U8 & U10 starts on Sunday 6th March in Tralee Sports Complex from 11am -12. Each child is to bring water, gum shield and 2 euro. Training is on Astro Turf so suitable footwear, such as runners or multi-stud boots should be worn. Any […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

February 29, 2016 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

CLUB MEMBERSHIP: Membership 2016 is now due. A registration night will be held in the club bar on this Wednesday night (2nd March) from 8 to 9 o clock to facilitate anyone wishing to pay their membership. SPORTS FORECAST COMPETITION: This is a reminder that the closing date for the […]

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PHOTOS: Curtain Comes Down On A Weekend Of Drama In Killarney

PHOTOS: Curtain Comes Down On A Weekend Of Drama In Killarney

February 29, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S all over now…for the moment anyway. An exhausting weekend in Killarney for candidates and their loyal supporters came to an end on Sunday night after all the successful politicians had been elected just after 8pm. Brendan Griffin, Martin Ferris and John Brassil were hoisted on high by their supporters and the […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

February 29, 2016 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Team Garveys Tralee: 50 – Fr Matthews, Cork: 64 Team Garveys travelled to Cork for their final league game of the season on Saturday hoping to continue their recent good form and end the season on a high note. Alas it was not to be as an in-form Fr Matthews […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

February 29, 2016 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

Juvenile Registration: Please note that the Juvenile Registration day is next Sunday 6th March from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon. If parents wish to pay before that date, membership forms are available in the club reception. MEMBERSHIP Membership of John Mitchels for 2016 is now due. 2016 Membership fees are […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

February 29, 2016 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6: All Under 6 Sabbath Day football will be at 10am in The Green CBS Gym. PEIL FAOI 8: Under 8 Sunday evening football action will be in The Green CBS Gym at 5pm. PEIL FAOI 10: The Under 10 footballs will train in The Green CBS Gym […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

February 29, 2016 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

Camogie 14s and Boys 12s Training: This Friday the 4th of March at 7 pm in Caherslee, Parnells girls will start their under 13/14 Camogie training and boys under 11/12 hurling training will also commence the same night. Camogie under 12 and 11: Under 12 and 11 girls all start […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 29, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The lotto was held in Ballygarry House on Monday 22nd February 2016 for a jackpot of €1,800. There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Naomi O Sullivan, Ballydwyer 2. Colette O Connor, c/o Tony O Riordan 3. Michael Moran, c/o Ryles Menswear 4. Corneila Casey, c/o Tom Leen 5. […]

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Kerry Badminton Association News

Kerry Badminton Association News

February 29, 2016 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

What a varied weekend of Badminton last weekend proved to be with the action switching from Killarney to Castleisland, to Cork and on to Waterford which included Kerry County Championships and Munster Inter County League competition. The action commenced last Friday night in the Killarney Presentation School Gym with the […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

February 29, 2016 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto: There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 04, 12, 14 & 20. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Aileen Roche Curragraigue, Alan Walsh Lohercannon, Brendan Poff Lohercannon, Lilly Kelliher Lohercannon and Pa Casey c/o Tony Casey. Next week’s […]

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Kerryman Don O’Neill Had His Designs At The Oscars Last Night

Kerryman Don O’Neill Had His Designs At The Oscars Last Night

February 29, 2016 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE Kerry’s Michael Fassbender didn’t have any luck last night at the Oscars, another man from the Kingdom saw his designs paraded on the red carpet. Don O’Neill from Ballyheigue dressed Oscar nominee, Emma Donoghue, for the occasion, as well as RTE reporter Catriona Perry. Emma Donoghue wore a custom made […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club Notes

Tralee Bay Swimming Club Notes

February 29, 2016 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

Winter Swimming We have had 46 individual swimmers so far over the last 15 weeks of cold wet and windy weather. Just to remind yoi that all these swimmers wear togs only. We usually average 24 swimmers on a Sunday morning and a call was put out last Sunday to […]

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PHOTOS: Jubilant Scenes As The Final Three Are Elected

PHOTOS: Jubilant Scenes As The Final Three Are Elected

February 28, 2016 at 10:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  WE have our five TDs for the next Dail. Just after 8pm this evening, Martin Ferris, John Brassil and Brendan Griffin were elected on the 11th count with sitting Fine Gael TD Jimmy Deenihan losing out. Fine Gael’s Brendan Griffin took the third seat followed by Sinn Fein’s Martin Ferris, then Fianna Fail’s John Brassil. […]

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ELECTION UPDATE: It’s Almost Certain To Be Brassil, Ferris And Griffin

ELECTION UPDATE: It’s Almost Certain To Be Brassil, Ferris And Griffin

February 28, 2016 at 7:24 pm Comments are Disabled

FINE Gael’s Jimmy Deenihan will need a miracle if he is to retain his seat in the next Dail. After the tenth count in the Kerry constituency, he lies 4,106 behind his closest rival, Fianna Fail’s John Brassil – who now has 11,955 – for the last seat. It is certain that […]

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ELECTION UPDATE: Ferris Takes The Lead Over Griffin After Ninth Count

ELECTION UPDATE: Ferris Takes The Lead Over Griffin After Ninth Count

February 28, 2016 at 5:49 pm Comments are Disabled

MARTIN Ferris has overtaken Brendan Griffin in the race for the remaining seats in the Kerry constituency after the ninth count. After the distribution of Michael ‘Pixie’ O’Gorman and Brian Finucane’s votes, the Ardfert man received 1,139 votes. This put him ahead of Griffin who only received 173 votes. Ferris now […]

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ELECTION UPDATE: O’Gorman And Finucane Eliminated After Eighth Count

ELECTION UPDATE: O’Gorman And Finucane Eliminated After Eighth Count

February 28, 2016 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

BRIAN Finucane and Michael ‘Pixie’ O’Gorman were eliminated after the eighth count which saw John Brassil extend his lead over Jimmy Deenihan. The Fine Gael man is now 1,916 behind the Fianna Fail candidate from Ballyheigue as Brendan Griffin and Martin Ferris lead the way on 11,223 and  10,583 respectively and are virtually assured […]

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ELECTION 2016: Results Of Seventh Count Sees Little Change

ELECTION 2016: Results Of Seventh Count Sees Little Change

February 28, 2016 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the seventh count, things haven’t changed that much with Jimmy Deenihan still chasing the pack. The Fine Gael man is 1,880 votes behind Fianna Fail’s John Brassil with Brendan Griffin and Martin Ferris still in a great position to be re-elected. They are now distributing Michael Fitzgerald of the Green Party’s […]

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Ferris, Brassil And Griffin Looking Good For Remaining Seats

Ferris, Brassil And Griffin Looking Good For Remaining Seats

February 28, 2016 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the sixth count in the Kerry Constituency, it looks at this stage like Fine Gael’s Brendan Griffin, Sinn Féin’s Martin Ferris are certain to be elected with Fianna Fáil’s John Brassil taking the last seat at Jimmy Deenihan’s expense. Brendan Griffin is on 10,872 with Martin Ferris next on 10,418 followed by Brassil on […]

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Michael Healy Rae: ‘I’m Deeply Indebted To The People Of Tralee’

Michael Healy Rae: ‘I’m Deeply Indebted To The People Of Tralee’

February 28, 2016 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

MICHAEL Healy Rae expressed his thanks to the people of Tralee for their votes and said he and his brother will be fighting for the town when they take their places in the Dail. Despite coming from the south of the county, Michael polled over 4,000 first preference votes in […]

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A Lot Of People Were Impressed With Ultan Dillane Yesterday

A Lot Of People Were Impressed With Ultan Dillane Yesterday

February 28, 2016 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

YES, the Irish rugby team didn’t exactly set the world alight yesterday, but this year is clearly a transition period thanks to retirements and injuries, so we can write it off now and look to 2017. The future looks pretty bright in one sense as Ultan Dillane from Tralee really made an […]

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How Twitter Reacted To The Massive Healy Rae Vote

How Twitter Reacted To The Massive Healy Rae Vote

February 28, 2016 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

IT has been a simply remarkable weekend for the Healy Rae clan as they will have two representatives in the next Dáil. Michael was elected on Saturday night after 11pm with over 20,000 first preference votes – the most in the country – and Danny follows today. Of course this has […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 28, 2016 at 11:01 am 1 comment

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 view from Cockleshell is lovely… Just what’s needed […]

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Election 2016: First Count Result Elects Michael Healy Rae On Biggest First Preference Vote In Country

Election 2016: First Count Result Elects Michael Healy Rae On Biggest First Preference Vote In Country

February 27, 2016 at 11:39 pm 1 comment

WELL it took some time, but Michael Healy Rae was eventually elected with the biggest first preference vote in the country on 20,378 votes on the first count on Saturday night in the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre in an historic night for Kerry politics. It was initially expected that the first […]

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Tralee Man Ultan Makes An Impression On Debut In Twickenham

Tralee Man Ultan Makes An Impression On Debut In Twickenham

February 27, 2016 at 9:04 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a proud day for the Dillane family in Tralee as a local man made his debut for Ireland, making a great impression in the game against England in Twickenham. The former Tralee RFC player came on with 15 minutes to go and made an immediate impact. On 70 minutes he was instrumental […]

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Healy Raes Set To Take Two Seats With Spring In Trouble According To Tallies

Healy Raes Set To Take Two Seats With Spring In Trouble According To Tallies

February 27, 2016 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Healy Rae brothers are looking good to take two seats in the upcoming general election according to tallies with 69% of the boxes opened. With 146 boxes opened at the count centre in Killarney, Michael Healy Rae is at 13,544 with his brother Danny at 7,133 and Michael is […]

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Shan McLoughlin, playing for Ipswich at underage level. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Former Park FC Player Offered Professional Contract With Ipswich Town

February 27, 2016 at 9:47 am 1 comment

A FORMER St Brendan’s Park FC player is set to be offered a professional contract with an English Championship side. Manager of Ipswich Town, Mick McCarthy, has told Shane McLoughlin that he will be offered a professional contract for at least another season, according to the Ipswich Town FC website. Continued below… […]

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Jackie O'Connor, Teresa Doherty, Amy Falvey and Noreen Donnelly at the Mary Black concert in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy Mary Black Concert In Ballyroe

February 27, 2016 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

SHE’S one of Ireland’s favourite singers, so it was no surprise to see the Ballyroe Heights Hotel packed on Friday night to see Mary Black in concert. Well over 400 fans, mainly women, arrived for the 8pm concert and they weren’t disappointed as the artist, backed by excellent musicians, gave […]

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Twelve Houses Were Sold Last Month Around Tralee

Twelve Houses Were Sold Last Month Around Tralee

February 27, 2016 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 12 properties sold in the Tralee area in January according to figures from the Residential Property Price Register. Those properties combined fetched €1,862,100, while countywide there were 63 properties sold garnering €9,851,668. The most expensive property sold in Tralee was in Beenoskee, Ballyard, for €360,000, while countywide a house […]

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