Archive for October, 2016

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

October 31, 2016 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

Milltown Castlemaine Minors: Hard luck to our minor team who bowed out of the Mid Kerry Championship after a thrilling game versus Laune Rangers. Despite a valiant effort and a score of 2:14- the boys from over the bridge proved too strong. We wish Laune Rangers well in the remainder […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

October 31, 2016 at 2:17 pm 0 comments

Winter indoor sessions: Tralee Parnells winter indoor sessions have started Tuesdays in Tralee Sports Complex at 6.30 pm. Under 10’s up first so all current and new players are invited to attend.  €2 per child to cover overheads. Annual General Meeting: On Friday the 18th of November, Tralee Parnells club AGM takes place at 9 […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

October 31, 2016 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 07, 12, 13 & 28. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Sheila Murphy Derrymore, M.Lynch Knockmoyle, Mary Reidy Blennerville, Mary McCarthy strand Street and Debra Buckley Lixnaw. Next week’s Lotto will […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

October 31, 2016 at 2:09 pm 0 comments

MAURICE COLLINS RIP: Family, friends and colleagues were shocked and saddened to learn last Tuesday evening of the sudden death of Maurice Collins – former Team Mentor and father of current Club Footballer, Mikey and former Club Footballers, Máiréad and Bríd and father-in-law of former Club Hurler, Finbarr Canty. For many […]

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Ian McCarthy lets fly. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

October 31, 2016 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

  Junior Football Final Replay     Na Gaeil played Glenbeigh/Glencar in the Premier Junior Football Final replay in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday last. Na Gaeil started brightly and had a few early attempts for scores but failed to take them. Glenbeigh/Glencar then took control for the next twelve minutes of the half […]

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Marie Baker, Melissa Nix, Trish Moran and Dolly Molloy at the John Mitchels 'Strictly Come Dancing' in Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

October 31, 2016 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Senior Football Senior Town Championship final vs Ballymac has been re-fixed for Sunday the 13th of November at 2pm in Strand Road. There will be extra time n the event of a draw. Cahill Cup Charlie Kerins played Skellig Rangers in the final of the Cahill Cup on Saturday last in Cromane. […]

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Tralee Triathlon Club Members Off To World Championships

Tralee Triathlon Club Members Off To World Championships

October 31, 2016 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

IT’S been a good year for Tralee Triathlon Club and even better for some its athletes who have been chosen to represent Ireland at the World Championships in 2017. Suzanne O’Sullivan from Farranfore and Ciara Tierney from Tralee will both be representing Ireland at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Championships in […]

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Louise Kelly, Chantelle Lyndsey, Sharon Taylor, Karen O'Connor, Gillian Riordan and Neilus O'Shea at the John Mitchels 'Strictly Come Dancing' in Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy ‘Strictly’ Entertainment In Ballygarry (Part 2)

October 31, 2016 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

SO the first ever John Mitchels ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event was a huge success with over 700 packing into Ballygarry House Hotel last night. Friends and families of the 22 contestants brought banners and a lot of noise to the occasion and it created a fantastic atmosphere at the venue. […]

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Sasha Stack, Emma Ryan Geraldine O'Connor, Andrea O'Callaghan, Katelyn Diggins, Eliie Nunas and Maureen Nunas at the Tenacity School of Performing Arts presentation of certificates on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Young Performers Show Tenacity To Get End Of Term Certificates

October 31, 2016 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

THE performers at the Tenacity School of Performing Arts certainly had an eventful weekend. A large crowd of young performers and their families gathered at the school’s base in Moyderwell on Saturday night for the end of term presentations. “The students received Irish Board Of Speech And Drama certificates for their acting, […]

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Singer Leo O'Kelly with Mike Moriarty of Il Forno Restaurant before the gig on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Il Forno Continues To Deliver Top Music Acts

October 31, 2016 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

SINGER/SONGWRITER Leo O’Kelly entertained audiences at The Acoustic Room at Il Forno on Saturday night, continuing the list of top artists performing upstairs at the restaurant. The former Tir Na nOg singer had a small but captive audience for the gig. Scroll down for photos…

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The contestants in the opening performance Tenacity dancers performing  at the John Mitchels 'Strictly Come Dancing' in Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Strictly Amazing Night In Ballygarry For The Mitchels Faithful (Part 1)

October 31, 2016 at 11:42 am 0 comments

A SPECTACULAR night of entertainment was enjoyed by over 700 people in Ballygarry House Hotel last night for the inaugural John Mitchels GAA Club ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event. While the 11 couples impressed the judges and audience alike, there had to be one winner and the silky moves of Frank O’Donnell and […]

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Bernard Murphy and Fergal Griffin celebrate at the final whistle. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS/REPORT: Gallant Glenbeigh/Glencar Too Hot For Na Gaeil To Handle In Junior Decider

October 30, 2016 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

Gavin O’Connor was in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, on Sunday afternoon to see the Glenbeigh/Glencar beat Na Gaeil in the replay of the Castleisland Mart Junior Premier County Final… Glenbeigh/Glencar 1-16 (19) Na Gaeil 0-12 THERE is to be no fairytale championship run for Na Gaeil who were beaten by Glenbeigh/Glencar in the […]

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John Joe, Niall, Beatrice and Mary Sheehy at the Tralee Golf Club Captain's Dinner at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Nearly 200 Attend Tralee Golf Club Captain’s Dinner

October 30, 2016 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

THERE was a great turnout at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night for the Tralee Golf Club Captain’s Dinner. There was a lot to celebrate too as captain Liam Nolan explained. “I’m a member in Tralee for many years and so are my family and I’m delighted to be […]

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Trisha O'Connor, Chloe Lyons, David Dillane and Sarah O'Connor at the Halloween Fancy Dress Rock Night on Saturday in the Abbey Inn. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Getting Ghoulish For Charity At The Abbey Inn

October 30, 2016 at 12:53 pm 0 comments

THERE were some dangerous looking types in the Abbey Inn last night but it was all for a great cause. Terence Crean and Manus Leane organised a charity Fancy Dress Rock Night in the bar and some people really made the effort for the occasion. The two charities benefitting were […]

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Roger Harty: ‘Oneness’

Roger Harty: ‘Oneness’

October 30, 2016 at 12:16 pm 1 comment

WHAT is ‘Oneness’? Well it is absence of ‘Twoness’. I know and accept that this is a corny answer but there might just be something in it. You see, what I refer to as ‘Twoness’ is often referred to as duality in psychology. Duality, in other words, means moving into […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 30, 2016 at 11:58 am 0 comments

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 it and we’ll see it)… We’re enjoying some fabulous weather… October is the new July! […]

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Maria McCarthy, Carla Ludgate and Kayleigh Donegan (Creative Media) at the IT Tralee conferring ceremony at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Friday Morning’s ITT Graduation (Part 5)

October 30, 2016 at 11:52 am 0 comments

YESTERDAY we brought you photos from the IT Tralee graduation ceremony on Friday morning, where students from the School of Business, Computing and Humanities got their just rewards for their hard work. Here’s the final part of our coverage from the two days of conferrings at the Brandon Hotel Conference […]

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Lorraine Hobbert, Mary Lyne and Maria Molyneaux (Culinary Arts) at the IT Tralee conferring ceremony at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students From School Of Business, Computing And Humanities Enjoy Graduation (Part 4)

October 29, 2016 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

ON Friday morning, the results of years of study bore fruit for hundreds of students from IT Tralee. The students from courses in the School of Business, Computing and Humanities gathered at the Brandon Hotel for their conferring ceremony and received the congratulations from the IT Tralee President, Oliver Murphy. […]

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Third class pupils enjoying Halloween fun at St Brendan's NS Blennerville on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Halloween Party Fun At Blennerville School

October 29, 2016 at 3:22 pm 0 comments

PUPILS had a great start to the mid-term break when the school dressed up for a Halloween party on Friday. Vampires, zombies, witches and superheroes walked the corridors of the school as each class got a chance to enjoy party games and fun in the school hall. A fun time then […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Different Methods Of Contraception (Part 2)

Dr Caitlin: The Different Methods Of Contraception (Part 2)

October 29, 2016 at 2:17 pm 0 comments

Last week, Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park, described some methods of contraception. In the second part, she goes through some more available… Contraception (birth control) aims to prevent pregnancy. There are many different methods and your choice of contraceptive method will depend on your […]

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PHOTOS: IT Tralee Students Gather For Graduation On Friday Afternoon (Part 3)

PHOTOS: IT Tralee Students Gather For Graduation On Friday Afternoon (Part 3)

October 29, 2016 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

HUNDREDS of students gathered in the Brandon Conference Centre on Friday for two IT Tralee conferring ceremonies. In the afternoon it was the turn of students who completed courses in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and the School of Health and Social Sciences to step up to […]

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Mike Griffin on the ball for Na Gaeil in the Premier Junior Final. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PREVIEW: Na Gaeil To Take Second Tilt At Junior Crown

October 29, 2016 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

Gavin O’Connor looks at the Na Gaeil v Glenbeigh/Glencar, County Junior Premier Football Championship Final Replay, Fitzgerald Stadium, Sunday 2:30pm… THERE is a chance for both sides to reset the clock after the arduous drawn final two weeks ago, which was slog for players and those in the stand and […]

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At the party for Marc O'Se in the CBS The Green were Marc and son Tadgh, principal Anne O'Callaghan and Fergus Clifford. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

CBS Colleagues Throw ‘Retirement’ Party For Marc Ó Sé’s Great Service To Kerry

October 29, 2016 at 11:36 am 0 comments

COLLEAGUES of Marc Ó Sé at CBS The Green threw a surprise party for him on Friday to say thanks for his 14 years of service to the Kerry senior football team. “I have been very lucky that they have been very supportive down through the years,” said Marc who began teaching in […]

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PHOTOS: Health And Social Sciences Students Enjoy Graduation Day (Part 2)

PHOTOS: Health And Social Sciences Students Enjoy Graduation Day (Part 2)

October 28, 2016 at 3:35 pm 0 comments

AS we reported earlier (click here for previous coverage), Thursday saw students from the School of Health and Social Sciences conferred with degrees at the Brandon Conference Centre. They were some of the close on 1,000 IT Tralee students attending graduation ceremonies on Thursday and Friday. The graduation was a special occasion for the […]

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Taoiseach Launches New Service From Organisation Co-Founded By Tralee Woman

Taoiseach Launches New Service From Organisation Co-Founded By Tralee Woman

October 28, 2016 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

AN Taoiseach Enda Kenny has launched a new service from the Federation for Victim Assistance,  a group co-founded by a Tralee woman. Former Tralee Town Councillor, Mairead Fernane, joint-president of the organisation, was in Dublin for the launch of the new confidential freephone number 1800 277 477 which has been established to provide free […]

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Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

October 28, 2016 at 11:35 am 0 comments

The weekend is upon us and it’s a long one. Yippee! Here’s a few things you can head out to in town and beyond… Saturday 1. Go to the dogs… A night at the dogs at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium in aid of Recovery Haven Cancer Support House Kerry is on Saturday. This […]

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Ladies from Billy Nolan's and Hissers Jewellers, Amy Conway, Ciara Nolan, Louise Nolan and Trish Breen at the 'Think Pink, Think Positive' event at Benners Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Enjoy Night Of Fun And Fashion At Benners

October 28, 2016 at 11:33 am 0 comments

FORMER Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh was one of the guest speakers at an evening of fashion, fun and awareness in Benners Hotel on Thursday night. ‘Think Pink, Think Positive’, in aid of Breast Cancer Research, was an evening for ladies, by ladies with some inspirational speakers, including Daily Diva Diary founder Helen Quealy-Murphy and […]

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Presentation Tralee Class Of 1966 To Meet Again This Weekend

Presentation Tralee Class Of 1966 To Meet Again This Weekend

October 28, 2016 at 11:33 am 0 comments

SATURDAY should be a very special day in The Meadowlands Hotel, when ladies who completed their leaving certificate in Presentation Tralee back in 1966 meet again. Anne Kelliher is the main organisers of the event and is looking forward to meeting old friends. Anne lived in nearby Moyderwell/Upper Castle Street and remembered her […]

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Shauna Dineen, Laurie O'Connor, Katie Carmody, Elaine Healy and Robert Brown, at IT Tralee Graduation Day. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Hard Work Comes To Fruition For IT Tralee Students (Part 1)

October 28, 2016 at 10:29 am 0 comments

THURSDAY saw the first of three sessions of conferrings for almost 1,000 students who are graduating from IT Tralee. The Brandon Conference Centre was the venue yesterday afternoon for students from the School of Health and Social Sciences. Hundreds donned the caps and gowns to receive their hard-earned qualifications and Dr Oliver […]

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John Mitchels ‘Strictly’ Is A Sellout Success Already

John Mitchels ‘Strictly’ Is A Sellout Success Already

October 28, 2016 at 10:01 am 0 comments

IF you haven’t got your ticket for the  the inaugural John Mitchels GAA Club ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event this weekend then you’re out of luck. The organisers have announced that the Sunday night event is a sell-out success with 700 tickets sold at €20 a head. The Boherbee faithful really stepped […]

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