Archive for March, 2016

Kerry Team To Face Laois In Relegation Decider Named

Kerry Team To Face Laois In Relegation Decider Named

March 31, 2016 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

  SHANE Nolan coming into the half forward line is the only change from the Kerry side that beat Offaly two weeks ago, for this Sunday’s game. The Kerry Senior Hurling team to play Laois in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1B Relegation Playoff was named earlier this evening. Shane Nolan comes […]

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Teenager Being Transported To Cork Hospital For Vital Operation

Teenager Being Transported To Cork Hospital For Vital Operation

March 31, 2016 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

THE teenager who was waiting for a bed to become available in Cork University Hospital for a vital operation, left University Hospital Kerry this evening for Cork. Paddy Kevane, sister of Breda who needs an operation to clear her airways, tweeted the good news at 5.25pm this evening. In the tweet […]

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Ella O'Mahoney from Kilmoyley at the Easter Egg Hunt in aid of Barnardos at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Domnick Walsh

PHOTOS: Great Fun At Easter Egg Hunt For Charity At Ballygarry House Hotel

March 31, 2016 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

THE Easter Bunny was in full hopping mode on Easter Sunday at Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa in Tralee where they hosted their annual Garden Easter Egg Hunt. This event in its 7th year running has grown to huge popularity, with money raised via ticket sales accepted to Barnardos Children’s Charity. […]

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Peter Crowley finds a gap in the Cork defence. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

If You’re Not At Austin Stack Park, Here’s Where You Can Watch Kerry v Cork This Sunday

March 31, 2016 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

THERE’s good news for those who won’t be able to make it to Kerry v Cork in Austin Stack Park on Sunday. Kerry’s final round match in the Allianz National League throws-in at 2pm and is live on TG4. Barring a 13 point defeat Kerry are guaranteed a semi-final place. […]

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80s Night To Help Out Vital Service In Tralee

80s Night To Help Out Vital Service In Tralee

March 31, 2016 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

IF you feel like putting on some leg warmers and making your hair look odd on Friday night, then The Barge pub is the place to be. The bar, adjacent to Hennessy’s ,on Castle Street will be hosting an 80s night in aid of the Tralee Community First Responders. The vital service is […]

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Family Of Teen Waiting For Life-Saving Operation Assured She’ll Get Bed In Cork Later Today

Family Of Teen Waiting For Life-Saving Operation Assured She’ll Get Bed In Cork Later Today

March 31, 2016 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

THE brother of an 18 year old woman in University Hospital Kerry waiting to be transferred to Cork or Limerick hospital for a life-saving operation, has been given assurances by a member of government that a bed will be available in Cork later today. Paddy Kevane went public on national radio […]

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IT Tralee North Campus

IT Tralee’s TUI Members Expected To Start Industrial Action Next Week Over Merger Plans

March 31, 2016 at 1:19 pm 0 comments

THE Teachers Union of Ireland have voted overwhelmingly not to back merger plans for institutes of technology. The union have told their members that from Monday April 4 they are to not co-operate with the merger of any of the IT’s. There is a dispute between IT staff and the […]

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Twelve Jobs To Be Lost As Café Set To Close At Manor East

Twelve Jobs To Be Lost As Café Set To Close At Manor East

March 31, 2016 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

STAFF at The Counter Cafe in Manor have been left devastated after they were told the Cafe is set to close its doors on Saturday, April 9, resulting in the loss of twelve jobs. The café, formerly known as The Streat, was taken over by a Limerick businessman, Brian Dunne, just […]

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Anna Curtin, Karen Barrett and Maria O'Hare at the Tralee Musical Society production of The Beautiful Game. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Tralee Musical Society Begins Its Run Of ‘The Beautiful Game’

March 31, 2016 at 11:40 am 0 comments

LAST night Tralee Musical Society embarked on a five day run in Siamsa Tíre performing the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ‘The Beautiful Game’. This dramatic and powerful West End hit combines sports, politics, and a Romeo and Juliet-style romance. Set in 1969 Belfast, this Irish story concerns a local young Catholic […]

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Barry John Keane will make his first start for Kerry in the All-Ireland championship. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee To Benefit As Austin Stack Park Hosts Two League Games This Weekend

March 31, 2016 at 11:15 am 1 comment

THERE’S a lot at stake on the Austin Stack Park pitch this weekend with Kerry in action in both hurling and football. Tralee is set to benefit too as they will welcome Laois and Cork supporters to the town for the clashes. The hurling game has a 5pm throw-in so it’s […]

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Woman In Tralee Hospital May Die If She Doesn’t Get Bed In Cork Or Limerick Soon

Woman In Tralee Hospital May Die If She Doesn’t Get Bed In Cork Or Limerick Soon

March 31, 2016 at 10:48 am 1 comment

AN 18 year old woman in University Hospital Kerry is still waiting to be transferred to Cork or Limerick hospital for a life-saving operation, after her brother went public on national radio yesterday about her situation. Breda Kevane has been in an induced coma in intensive care in Tralee for the […]

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Team Ireland with the five trophies won at the World Dance Championships in Barcelona over the weekend. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Victorious Homecoming For Kerry-Based Team Ireland At World Dance Championships

March 30, 2016 at 1:23 pm 0 comments

A KERRY based dance group has came back with five trophies from the International Dance Competitions in Barcelona over the Easter weekend. The Academy of Dance under the directorship of Clarissa Michaux won the overall team competition plus a gold World Cup in Jazz, silvers for Character and Classical and bronze for Overall […]

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At the launch of Darkness Into Light in Pieta House on Tuesday night were, front from left: Elma Walsh, Colin Aherne and Eddie Murphy. Back: Danny O'Shea, Martin Brosnan, Aidan O'Sullivan, Nora Conway, Marilyn O'Shea and Stephanie Turner.

Launch Of Darkness Into Light Tralee At Pieta House

March 30, 2016 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

THE Darkness Into Light Tralee event was officially launched on Tuesday evening at Pieta House in Moyderwell. A number of people gathered at the centre to hear about the event which takes place at 4.15am on May 7 from CBS The Green. Among those attending were Elma Walsh, mother of Donal […]

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Miss Bikini Ireland Searches For Kerry Contestants

Miss Bikini Ireland Searches For Kerry Contestants

March 30, 2016 at 11:10 am 0 comments

  ORGANISERS of the fifth annual Miss Bikini Ireland competition have issued a call for Kerry women to take part. The organisers are offering a chance to win the €15,000 top prize which includes an all expenses paid trip to the Swimsuit USA International for seven days where the top prize is $80,000. Miss […]

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Kerry County Council Prepares For 1916 Commemorations Events

Kerry County Council Prepares For 1916 Commemorations Events

March 30, 2016 at 10:33 am 0 comments

KERRY County Council’s Commemorations Office has details of plans for several commemorations around the county including Valentia Island, from where the telegram was sent to US to alert Clan na Gael to the outbreak of the Rising; at Ballykissane near Killorglin, where three Volunteers drowned on their way to seize wireless […]

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Revenue Office Staff Raise Funds For Kerry Cancer Support Group

Revenue Office Staff Raise Funds For Kerry Cancer Support Group

March 30, 2016 at 10:32 am 0 comments

STAFF at the Revenue offices in Tralee traded their normal work attire and wore yellow for the day on March 10 for a worthy cause. The colourful event was organised as part of a fundraiser for the Kerry – Cork, Health Link Bus, and the Irish Cancer Society. The staff also ran a bric-à-brac […]

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One of the best young players in the county, Cormac Coffey, in full flight. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Return From Injury Of All-Ireland Winners Gives Kerry U21s A Big Boost

March 30, 2016 at 10:23 am 0 comments

JACK O’CONNOR will be able to call upon the talents of three former minor All-Ireland winners when the Kerry U21s face Cork in the Munster Final on April 7. Kerins O’Rahilly’s, Cormac Coffey and Dingle men Mark O’Connor and Matthew Flaherty all won All-Ireland minor medal’s in 2014, with Mark […]

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The Killers’ Drummer Puts Brian On The Guestlist For Next Irish Gig

The Killers’ Drummer Puts Brian On The Guestlist For Next Irish Gig

March 29, 2016 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

BRIAN O’Sullivan, who hopped up on the bar at Falvey’s Pub in Killorglin to pay tribute to his late friend Ger ‘Farmer’ Foley, has been put on the guestlist for the next concert by The Killers in Ireland. After seeing the video go viral in the past number of days, the […]

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Temporary Garda Chief Superintendent Appointed For Kerry

Temporary Garda Chief Superintendent Appointed For Kerry

March 29, 2016 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

  A SHORT-TERM Garda Chief Superintendent has been appointed for the Kerry division until a permanent appointment is made. David Sheahan, the Garda Chief Superintendent for Limerick, takes over the job on a temporary basis. He has been Chief Superintendent in Limerick since February since 2010, based in Henry Street in Limerick City and remains […]

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Dominic West To Read The Proclamation In Ballybunion This Weekend

Dominic West To Read The Proclamation In Ballybunion This Weekend

March 29, 2016 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

THE 1916 Proclamation will be read by the well-known actor, Dominic West in Ballybunion this weekend, in a commemoration to honour three north Kerry men who died in the Rising.   The actor who is famous for his roles in The Wire and The Affair will be at Scoil Iosagáin, Ballybunion on Saturday, […]

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Survey Reveals Price Of Houses In Kerry Are On The Rise

Survey Reveals Price Of Houses In Kerry Are On The Rise

March 29, 2016 at 2:28 pm 0 comments

THE cost of buying a house in Kerry has risen by 3.11% in the last three months. That’s according to a national survey carried out by REA Average House Price Survey which since the beginning of the year. The survey also found that new houses on the market are being […]

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Foodies To Flock To Frank’s ‘Taste For Africa’ Charity Night At The Tankard

Foodies To Flock To Frank’s ‘Taste For Africa’ Charity Night At The Tankard

March 29, 2016 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

A FOODIE’S paradise awaits in The Tankard next week at special fundraiser for three charities. ‘Taste For Africa’ will feature cookery demonstration chef, Frank Moynihan, who has invited 10 local producers, largely from Fenit and surrounding area, to present a dish of their choice on the night. It’s not a sit […]

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Fuel Prices Are On The Rise Again, But Where Is The Cheapest In Town?

March 29, 2016 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

IT appears the good days of cheap petrol that motorists experienced at the beginning of the year could be coming to an end. Since we last did our check at the end of February the price of petrol at most stations was around €1.17 per litre. Now, all stations have […]

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Austin Stacks David O'Sullivan on the attack. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

March 29, 2016 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

CLUB MEMBERSHIP:  The official closing date for the payment of membership 2016 is on this Thursday (31st March). A final registration night will be held in the club bar on this Thursday night from 8 to 9 o clock to facilitate anyone wishing to pay their membership. Anyone who hasn’t paid […]

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Mark Gazi with his brother, Danny Gazi, and Granddad, Jiri Gazi at the 2016 Junior South of Ireland Championships

Two Juniors From Tralee Tennis Club Victorious In Munster Competitions

March 29, 2016 at 11:55 am 0 comments

TWO juniors from Tralee Tennis Club have recently made themselves and their club very proud after they both came away victorious from various Munster Competitions held over the last two weekends. Peter Walsh was the winner of the U14 Plate at the 2016 Junior South of Ireland Tennis Championships, which […]

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Team Bramble Looks For Volunteers To Take Part In County Clean-Up This Saturday

Team Bramble Looks For Volunteers To Take Part In County Clean-Up This Saturday

March 29, 2016 at 11:32 am 0 comments

TRALEE Chamber Alliance, Team Bramble and KWD are urging people to come out this Saturday for County Clean Up Day. Volunteers are asked to come to the Lidl Car Park at 10am for the clean-up to help clean up roads and keep the environment clean for locals and visitors while also raising awareness of […]

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Tralee Golf Club

Tralee Golf Club News

March 29, 2016 at 11:05 am 0 comments

Men’s results MC 1 Grove Farm 27th March 2016. 1st Tomas Eoin Dowling (16) 36 Points 2nd David Hennebery (4) 35 points 3rd Gerard Carmody (17) 33 points 4th Kevin McCarthy (14 31 points 5th Brian Hennebery (8) 31 Points 6th Michael Brosnan (18) 31 points Best Gross: Eoghan O’Donnell […]

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Kerry Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann News

Kerry Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann News

March 29, 2016 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Thanks to all who gave their time to stand at all masses in the County this weekend for the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí church gate collections and to all who generously donated and supported our cause. We could have done with jigs and reels at times to stay warm but its […]

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Park U13 team after winng The Plate at the Manchester Easter International Cup

St Brendan’s Park FC News

March 29, 2016 at 10:48 am 0 comments

RESULTS; Tuesday 22nd March 2016 U14 Foundation Sports Div.1 Ballyhar 6-0 Park B . U14 Foundation Sports Div.2 Park C 2-5 Castleisland . Wednesday 23rd March 2016  U12 JK Sports Premier Listowel A 3-0 Park A . Denny Division 1A AC Athletic 5-0 Park B . Thursday 24th March 2016 […]

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Catherine and Jim McCarthy with Sinead Cotter at the screening of the documentary 'Spa Fenit - A Journey Through Time' at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend Screening Of Spa Fenit Documentary In Siamsa Tíre

March 29, 2016 at 10:44 am 0 comments

OVER 200 people came to Siamsa Tire on Saturday night for a special screening of ‘Spa Fenit – A Journey Through Time’. The documentary, made by Jim McCarthy of Digimac Video Productions’, takes the viewer on a historical journey through time, recording the day-to-day life, history, experiences of local people […]

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