Archive for May, 2016

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

May 31, 2016 at 3:49 pm 0 comments

Safety With our current spell of fine weather , many of you are taking to our beaches and rivers for the first time this year . We would like to ask all of you to be very mindful of water temperatures and currents . Please be sensible and stay safe […]

Read more ›
Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

May 31, 2016 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

Sunday 29th May Club Fourball – Meadowlands Hotel 1st: Raymond Kelly (4) & Fergus Kelly (12) 45 points 2nd : Peter O’Driscoll (14) & John O’Driscoll (19) 44 points 3rd : Maurice Mulcare (14) & Brendan Kenny (13) 44 points Fixtures: 4th June : Casual Golf and Junior Golf 5th June […]

Read more ›
Know Your Rights: Terminating A Tenancy

Know Your Rights: Terminating A Tenancy

May 31, 2016 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public.  Information is also available online at citizensinformation.ie and from the Citizens Information Phone Service, 0761 07 4000. Question Our landlord phoned to ask us to leave the house we have […]

Read more ›
Tralee Credit Union Introduces First Fully Functional Debit Card For Members

Tralee Credit Union Introduces First Fully Functional Debit Card For Members

May 31, 2016 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Credit Union members will be among the first in the country to have access to a fully functional Debit Card designed and developed specifically for credit unions. The local branch, along with ten other credit unions, announced today the arrival of their long awaited Debit Mastercard. The card is supported by MasterCard and […]

Read more ›
Help ‘Bearded Man’ Reach His Target For Suicide Awareness Charities

Help ‘Bearded Man’ Reach His Target For Suicide Awareness Charities

May 31, 2016 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

AFTER losing his father, Maurice, to suicide last year, Gary O’Dowd wanted to try to use his grief for good. To raise funds for suicide prevention charities and to honour his father, the Castlemaine man now looks like he been following in the footsteps of the town’s most favourite son, ‘The Wild Colonial Boy’ […]

Read more ›
North Kerry Venues For First Round Of Kerry SHC

North Kerry Venues For First Round Of Kerry SHC

May 31, 2016 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

THE games in the Round 1 of the Garveys Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship have been fixed for venues around north Kerry at Monday night’s meeting of the CCC. Ballyduff, Abbeydorney and Kilmoyley are the pitches for the four games taking place on Saturday, June 25/Sunday, June 26. Here are the fixtures; Saturday June […]

Read more ›
Rugby Club Announces Details Of One-Day Tournament During Rose Festival

Rugby Club Announces Details Of One-Day Tournament During Rose Festival

May 31, 2016 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

BACK in April, Ultan Dillane came home to launch his home club’s one-day tag rugby tournament to be held in August. Well now more details of the tournament have been released the event due to take place on Saturday, August 20, to coincided with the Rose of Tralee festival. The club […]

Read more ›
Man Dies In Road Accident At Ballyroe

Man Dies In Road Accident At Ballyroe

May 31, 2016 at 11:43 am 0 comments

  A MALE pedestrian has died after a road accident this morning on the main Tralee to Ardfert road near the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. It’s believed that the pedestrian was a middle-aged local man. Gardaí are investigating the accident which occurred at 8.35am and have appealed for witnesses to contact them at […]

Read more ›
Fair City's Ryan Andrews along with Louis and Collette Byrne cutting the tape to officially Byrne's SPAR in Caherslee, Tralee on Thursday. Also in photo are John Hickey, Store Manager, Colin Power and Anne Gallagher, SPAR, Julianne Fitzgerald.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

REPRO FREE PHOTO FROM SPAR

Fair City Star Opens New Spar Store And Top Station In Caherslee

May 31, 2016 at 9:03 am 0 comments

FAIR City actor Ryan Andrews, better known as Sean Cassidy, the barman and shop assistant from Carrisgtown, officially opened Byrnes SPAR and TOP service station in Caherslee on Thursday. There was a charity auction in aid of Kerry Hospice also held where members of the public bid on household goods, electrical items and other […]

Read more ›
Bobby Kerr Helps Launch Newly Refurbished Kerry Cancer Support Group Offices

Bobby Kerr Helps Launch Newly Refurbished Kerry Cancer Support Group Offices

May 31, 2016 at 8:43 am 0 comments

LAST Sunday saw over 150 guests attend the launch of the recently re-furbished offices of the Kerry Cork Health Link Bus/Kerry Cancer Support Group in Maine Street. Special guest on the day was Entrepreneur/ former Dragon’s Den Investor and Newstalk Broadcaster Bobby Kerr. Bobby, recently recovered from cancer himself and having first […]

Read more ›
‘Sweets Out For School’ Takes Campaign To Government

‘Sweets Out For School’ Takes Campaign To Government

May 31, 2016 at 8:35 am 0 comments

TWO local campaigners, took their ‘Sweets Out For School’ campaign to the next level by formally writing to Government ministers. Last month, Kate Guerin and Caitriona Py Collins got together to start a national campaign called “Sweets Out For School” to see if they could build a momentum for change. They were tired of […]

Read more ›
Times And Venues Fixed For Stacks And O’Rahillys Next Kerry SFC Games

Times And Venues Fixed For Stacks And O’Rahillys Next Kerry SFC Games

May 31, 2016 at 8:34 am 0 comments

AUSTIN Stacks fans won’t have far to travel to see their team, but the same can’t be said for Kerins O’Rahillys in the next round of the Garveys Supervalu Senior Football Championship. The venues and times for the Round 3 Fixtures were decided last night at a meeting of the CCC. Stacks face […]

Read more ›
Kieran Donaghy and Rob Wharton chase the ball during the Austin Stacks v South Kerry game on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

May 30, 2016 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Austin Stacks 0-8; South Kerry 2-10. Spencer Tracy and Lee Marvin stared in an iconic film of the mid 1950s named ‘Bad Day at Black Rock’. And if the Producers of this film were in Connolly Park on this Saturday evening (28th May) and were contemplating a remake they […]

Read more ›
John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

May 30, 2016 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

TESCO COMMUNITY FUND DRIVE: Tesco has nominated John Mitchels Club U6s and U8s as one of the community groups who they will be supporting over the next number of weeks in their shop in the Square, Tralee. You too can show your support by shopping in Tesco and placing your […]

Read more ›
Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

May 30, 2016 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

Tralee Parnells one of 20 Best Sports Clubs in Ireland: There has been huge excitement around the Tralee Parnells Club ever since people opened the Irish Times on Saturday the 28th of May and immediately started texting each other the great news. Our small renascent club has been shortlisted as one of the […]

Read more ›
Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

May 30, 2016 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

LOTTO The lotto was held in Ballygarry House on the 23rd May for a lotto jackpot of €3,000.  Numbers drawn were 2,5,10,13.  There was no winner. Lucky Dips. 1. Kathleen  Keane, c/o Tom Leen 2. Joanne Long, Tylough 3. Dave Slattery, Caherbreagh 4. Myles Sheehan, Maglass 5. The Silles Family, Corraghlea […]

Read more ›
St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

May 30, 2016 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 01, 04, 14 & 19. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Pat O Connor Cahermoneen, Jim Cantillon c/o Rock St PO, Patrick Dillane / Mike Breen c/o Dwyers Bar, Kay Browne […]

Read more ›
Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

May 30, 2016 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

U6/U8/U10 Academy:  It was a busy week for the Academy with Churchill hosting 2 rounds of the St. Brendan’s League go-games in the Spa.  The U8 contingent took part in 5 games against St. Pats, Ardfert A & B and Ballyheigue A & B on Wednesday evening. All games were […]

Read more ›
Na Gaeil

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

May 30, 2016 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

Seniors Na Gaeil hosted Annascaul in the quarter final of the Junior Premier Championship in Killeen on Saturday evening. Conditions were perfect for football and both teams served up a very entertaining game. Na Gaeil had a very nervous opening ten minutes and conceded a penalty early on. Annascaul failed […]

Read more ›
Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

May 30, 2016 at 5:01 pm 0 comments

Senior Football The draw for the round 3 of the Garvey’s Senior County Championship was made on Sunday evening last. Kerins O’Rahillys were drawn against Legion. Round 3 will be played on the weekend of July the 10th. Venues to be confirmed. Next Senior game is in the Co League […]

Read more ›
Memorial To Tralee’s World War 1 Dead To Be Officially Unveiled On Saturday

Memorial To Tralee’s World War 1 Dead To Be Officially Unveiled On Saturday

May 30, 2016 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

THE unveiling of plaques in remembrance of Tralee people who died in World War I will take place this Saturday at the Munster Fusiliers Monument at  Ballymullen at 3pm. Two new plaques – one with the 101 names of members of the Munster Fusiliers and the other inscribed with 125 […]

Read more ›
QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Kerry’s Season So Far?

QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Kerry’s Season So Far?

May 30, 2016 at 4:17 pm 0 comments
Read more ›
Cormac Coffey, Elma Walsh and John Kelly at the Spa NS family day in memory of Donal Walsh on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Over 600 People Attend Spa NS Donal Walsh Family Day

May 30, 2016 at 3:39 pm 0 comments

OVER 600 people visited Spa National School on Sunday for  the ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’  in honour of Donal, their past pupil. “We wanted to honour Donal in a special way and so the committee worked to create an event where people would come together for a few hours, have […]

Read more ›
Gardaí Investigate Break-Ins At The Wetlands And The Kerries

Gardaí Investigate Break-Ins At The Wetlands And The Kerries

May 30, 2016 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee are looking for the public’s help as they investigate two break-ins, one at a business and the other at an apartment at the Kerries. On Thursday, May 26, just after midnight, at around 12.20am, the Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre premises was entered. The person/persons gained entry by smashing […]

Read more ›
David Drums His Way To Student Of The Year Award

David Drums His Way To Student Of The Year Award

May 30, 2016 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

LAST Sunday at Collis-Sandes House saw students of the Yamaha School of Music competing for silverware and bursaries in an exciting curtain closing event to the school year. Throughout the week, students were ably assessed by invited adjudicator Mr. Angel Climent who is a composer native to Valencia in Spain. […]

Read more ›
Kerry Macra Raises Funds For Kerry Cancer Support Group

Kerry Macra Raises Funds For Kerry Cancer Support Group

May 30, 2016 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

KERRY Macra proved they have talent for fundraising  at a variety show for the Kerry Cancer Support Group, Kerry –  Cork Health Link Bus On Friday May 13, in Pat Sheehan’s Bar, Firies, Kerry Macra held a variety show ‘Macra’s Got Talent’ in aid of Kerry Cancer Support Group, Kerry – […]

Read more ›

May 30, 2016 at 12:59 pm 0 comments
Read more ›
A Tralee-Based Company Has Received A Huge Grant From The Government

A Tralee-Based Company Has Received A Huge Grant From The Government

May 30, 2016 at 11:31 am 0 comments

A TRALEE based biotechnology company has received €246,987 in government funding. BioAtlantis Ltd, who operate out of Clash Industrial Estate, received the substantial sum as part the Seafood Processing Capital Investment Scheme announced by Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. “These investments will assist seafood enterprises to […]

Read more ›
We’re In For A Great Week Of Sunny Weather!

We’re In For A Great Week Of Sunny Weather!

May 30, 2016 at 11:10 am 0 comments

SUMMER really has arrived! After the beautiful weekend – especially Sunday – we had, we’re in for more of the same over the next week. According to just about every website and weather service we could find, Tralee is in for a great week of fine weather with just a slight […]

Read more ›
BioAtlantis

Two Tralee GAA Clubs Shortlisted For National Club Of The Year Award

May 30, 2016 at 10:55 am 0 comments

TWO Tralee GAA clubs are in with a great shout of winning a prestigious national sports club of the year awards run by The Irish Times.  Austin Stacks GAA and Tralee Parnells Hurling and Camogie Club are two of 20 shortlisted in the Best Sports Club in Ireland competition  which […]

Read more ›

image