Archive for August, 2016

Tralee VTOS To Hold Information Morning On Thursday

Tralee VTOS To Hold Information Morning On Thursday

August 31, 2016 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THOSE with an interest in getting back into education should pay a visit to Tralee VTOS at Clash on tomorrow morning (Thursday) for an Open Day about the services they offer. The information morning gives information on the two year Leaving Cert course, Level 3 General Learning, Level 4 Employment Skills and Level […]

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Tralee Golf Club Results And Fixtures

August 31, 2016 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Sunday  28th August Exchange with Ceann sibeal MC13  sponsored by Tralee Town House 1st : Gene O’Donnell  (13 ) 41 Points 2nd : Kieran O’Callaghan (21 ) 37 Points 3rd : Paddy O’Donoghue  (21 ) 37 Points 4th : Colm Nagle  (20) 36 Points 5th : Brian Waldron (17) 36 […]

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The site of a new petrol station on John Joe Sheehy.

New Petrol Station Near Town Centre Gets Go Ahead

August 31, 2016 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

PLANNING permission has been granted for a new petrol station on the John Joe Sheehy on the grounds of the old John Mitchels GAA pitch. Last December, Corrib Oil Company Limited, applied for permission to construct a two storey retail/office building and a petrol filling station. Permission was granted in March but the […]

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Ciara Hayles and Nessa Kirby at their first day in Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Day At School In Scoil Eoin Balloonagh

August 31, 2016 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

NOT a bother on them. That seemed to be the consensus on the children beginning their schooldays at Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, on Wednesday morning when we called to take some photos. There were three junior infants classes starting and they were all settled down and happy with their teachers, Mrs Carol Anne O’Donoghue, […]

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Efforts Stepped Up To Find Man Missing For Over A Week

Efforts Stepped Up To Find Man Missing For Over A Week

August 31, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A DOG unit has joined the search for a missing Ballybunion man last seen on the Tralee bypass near John Mitchels GAA club last week. On Tuesday, the Garda helicopter was also involved in the search of 53-year-old William Mulvihill, who has been missing since Sunday evening, August 21. The Garda helicopter […]

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TraleeToday.ie Goes Over 900,000 Pageviews A Month For First Time

TraleeToday.ie Goes Over 900,000 Pageviews A Month For First Time

August 31, 2016 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

OUR website passed another milestone yesterday when we went over the 900,000 pageviews a month mark, for the first time. TraleeToday.ie has been averaging over 750,000 page views a month from over 80,000 users since January 2016, but there was a huge surge of users hitting the site over the Rose of Tralee […]

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Kerry manager, Ciaran Carey. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Hurling Has Received A Big Boost For 2017

August 31, 2016 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT’S Limerick’s loss is Kerry’s gain as Ciaran Carey has said he will be staying with Kerry, despite interest from within his native county. The three time All-Star is just one of the high-profile figures linked with the Limerick managerial job vacated by TJ Ryan, but Carey has maintained he is […]

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Stylish Masquerade Ball To Raise Funds For Pieta House

August 31, 2016 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a swish affair this autumn when a black tie Masquerade Ball takes place in Tralee in aid of Pieta House. A committee headed by Tralee woman Mary Stapleton-Foley and her colleagues from The HR Suite are organising the event at The Rose Hotel on Friday, October […]

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New Director Of Further Education And Training At Kerry ETB

New Director Of Further Education And Training At Kerry ETB

August 31, 2016 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Education and Training Board has announced the appointment of Mr. Owen O’Donnell as the new Director of Further Education and Training with Kerry Education and Training Board. The Education and Training sector has been through a period of restructuring in recent years with the establishment of 16 Education and Training Boards […]

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Lee Strand To Distribute 10,000 Homework Journals To Schools

Lee Strand To Distribute 10,000 Homework Journals To Schools

August 31, 2016 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand welcomed the 2016 Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney, to the launch of the Lee Strand Homework Journals at the Lee Strand milk plant in Ballymullen, Tralee. This year over 10,000 Lee Strand hardback homework journals will be distributed to National School pupils in Kerry, West Limerick and North Cork. […]

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SPONSORED: Up To 25% Off Goods At Weekend Superstore Sale

SPONSORED: Up To 25% Off Goods At Weekend Superstore Sale

August 30, 2016 at 4:20 pm 1 comment

  WHETHER you have pets, looking for fishing tackle or to stock up on fuel for the winter, a local business has a great sale this weekend that’s well worth a visit. Alan Griffin of Weekend Superstore in Lower Clash Industrial Estate (located between Bolger Fabrication and Total Cleaning Supplies) is having a […]

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Caherleaheen National School Junior Infant pupils Saoirse Moynihan and Spphia Polak with teacher Adrian Heislip. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Happy Junior Infants Begin First Days Of School

August 30, 2016 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S the time of the year when parents around the country can get very emotional as a milestone event in their child’s life comes around. Schools around Tralee are welcoming new Junior Infant classes and we’re going to travel around town all week to see how they settle in. Though […]

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How ‘Hairy Baby’ Founder From Tralee Is Benefitting From Rowing Heroes

How ‘Hairy Baby’ Founder From Tralee Is Benefitting From Rowing Heroes

August 30, 2016 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE founder of the successful ‘Hairy Baby’ company, who hails from Tralee, has revealed that a t-shirt, inspired by the O’Donovan brothers from Skibbereen, is their biggest selling t-shirt to date. Daragh Murphy, of the Cork company which makes novelty t-shirts and other products, also said he received inspiration for a t-shirts from […]

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Payl Geaney in action in the All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Paul Geaney Wins GAA.ie Footballer Of The Week Award

August 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY had some outstanding performers in the clash against Dublin at the weekend, but one of them has beaten off blue opposition to win the the GAA.ie Footballer of the Week award. Paul Geaney, who scored 1-4 for the Kingdom, topped the poll with 7,956 public votes. Dublin’s Kevin McManamon came […]

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Tommy Walsh on the ball  in the Killarney Legion v Kerins O'Rahillys game on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry SFC Schedule To Be Confirmed On Wednesday

August 30, 2016 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

NOW that the Kerry seniors are out of the All-Ireland championship, the focus returns to the Garvey’s Supervalu Senior Football Championship which is at the quarter-final stage. The competitions control committee (CCC) will meet on this Wednesday evening to put the finishing touches to the autumn schedule of games. The […]

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Prestigious Under 13 Tournament To Take Place For 31st Time At Austin Stacks

Prestigious Under 13 Tournament To Take Place For 31st Time At Austin Stacks

August 30, 2016 at 12:08 pm 1 comment

THE Austin Stacks Hurling & Football Club/Lee Strand Under 13 Invitational Football Tournament will take place in Connolly Park over the weekend September 10/11 with 16 teams taking part from all over the country. This prestigious competition began 30 years ago, when four teams took part, but it has grown so […]

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Zoe’s World: The Festival Was Far From Perfect, But It’s Still Vital To Town

Zoe’s World: The Festival Was Far From Perfect, But It’s Still Vital To Town

August 30, 2016 at 11:13 am 1 comment

THE Rose of Tralee has received a lot of bad press over the last week – and a lot of it, I have to agree with. I think the annihilation of the poor hopeful girls on the RTE TV documentary was heartbreaking and completely unnecessary. I think that the Sydney Rose should not […]

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One Last Chance To See Acclaimed Musical Drama ‘Patrick’

One Last Chance To See Acclaimed Musical Drama ‘Patrick’

August 30, 2016 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

FANS of musical drama – not to mention Irish history – will have one last chance to see the hit show about a Rathmore man who died in the 1916 Rising. The hit drama ‘Patrick’ returns to the INEC for a one-night-only showing at the INEC on Thursday, October 27. Written and directed by […]

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Dancers at the Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing night in The Dome on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

August 29, 2016 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

  STRICTLY COME DANCING: Our thanks to Adrienne McLoughlin for the following Report and for her  brilliant photographs of the event which can be viewed, as usual, on our club website: “Strictly Come Dancing” has become a social event not just for the Austin Stacks Hurling & Football Club but for […]

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Cathy Hayes and James Moriarty, Castlemaine, up for the match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Kerry Fans Up For The Games In Dublin (Part 2)

August 29, 2016 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY went to Dublin in their tens of thousands to support Kerry teams yesterday and they sure made themselves heard. From before midday there were hundreds of Kerry fans milling around the Croke Park Hotel and James Gill Pub, eagerly anticipating the encounters ahead and having a pint to calm the […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

August 29, 2016 at 4:38 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The lotto was held in Glenduff House on 22nd August for a jackpot lotto of €4,300.  There was no winner.  Numbers drawn were 2,11,14,24. Lucky Dips 1. James Walsh, c/o Tom Leen 2, John Rahilly, c/o Tom Leen 3. Flor O Connor, Meanala 4. Margaret O Connor, Ballymac 5. […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

August 29, 2016 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors: Churchill play their final game in this year’s County League at home to Valentia on Sunday afternoon. Throw-In in Churchill is at 2pm.   U-16: Churchill have reached the Division 3 final of the Co League, where they will face Milltown/Castlemaine. Details of this game are still to be […]

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Kieran Donaghy attempts to hault the run Ciaran Kilkenny yesterday. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Have We Seen The Last Of These Kerry Warriors In Croke Park?

August 29, 2016 at 4:32 pm Comments are Disabled

NATURALLY, after a championship-ending defeat and another season done and dusted, retirements are not too far away from the discussion. Four Kerry legends in particular must be weighing up their options of whether the bodies can take another crack at Sam. Aidan O’Mahony (36) The Rathmore man was a late inclusion […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

August 29, 2016 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

  Milltown Castlemaine-2/13 Glenbeigh Glencar: 3/09. Milltown Castlemaine took on Glenbeigh Glencar in the O’ Sullivan Cup-in the Paddy Burke Memorial Park on Tuesday evening. Playing in glorious sunshine, the first score came in the 1st minute -with a point from GG. It took MC until the 5 Th minute to […]

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The cyclists gather at the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club annual cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 29, 2016 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

  Na Gaeil Annual Cycle   Na Gaeil Annual Cycle took place on Saturday last and was a great success. Well in excess of one hundred cyclists took part, some cycling the 40km route and the more experienced cyclists doing the 80km route. They all thoroughly enjoyed themselves and it was great […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

August 29, 2016 at 4:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  Parnells Big Blitz Sep 3rd Tralee Parnells will host a Hurling and Camogie Big Blitz day on Saturday, September 3rd, at John Mitchels G.A.A. Grounds. Families are invited to come along to watch young Parnells showcasing their skills. The building excitement of Croke Park will surround the matches, involving […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

August 29, 2016 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  SENIOR TEAM – Co League Round 11: Away to Kerins O’Rahilly’s 4th September @ 1.30p.m. DATE FOR THE DIARY – STRICTLY COME DANCING: John Mitchels are delighted to announce their 1st ever Strictly Come Dancing Competition. This will be held in Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday October 30th 2016 […]

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St Pats Blennerville GAA Club News

St Pats Blennerville GAA Club News

August 29, 2016 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  Lotto Our lotto was held last Monday night, August 29th in Skelper Quane’s Bar due to the Kerry game. Winning numbers will be included in next week’s notes. Academy Our Juvenile Academy boys and girls had a good turnout last Thursday evening and everyone involved had lots of fun […]

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Larry Keane, Michael Healy Rae, Shaban Alomary and Azim Anwarul at the Kerry Islamic Cultural Exhibition on Saturday in the Brandon Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Biggest Islamic Cultural Exhibition Yet In The Brandon

August 29, 2016 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Islamic Outreach Society’s ‘Fourth Annual Islamic Cultural Exhibition’ drew more people than in previous years to the Brandon Hotel on Saturday. The event is held to give visitors a greater understanding of the teachings of Islam, to correct misconceptions about the religion and for a chance to meet and interact with […]

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Woman Set Upon And Robbed By Man In Tralee Estate

Woman Set Upon And Robbed By Man In Tralee Estate

August 29, 2016 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are seeking the public’s assistance after a woman was robbed in the Shanakill area. On Saturday night/Sunday morning, between 3am and 3.30am, a woman was walking home to Shanakill from the town centre. As she entered Shanakill estate, she was set upon and robbed by a man. He took her handbag and […]

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