Archive for November, 2016

Met Eireann Issues Code Level Orange Warning For Dense Fog In Kerry

Met Eireann Issues Code Level Orange Warning For Dense Fog In Kerry

November 30, 2016 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

MET Éireann has issued a Code Level Orange fog warning for Kerry for tonight and tomorrow. Fog is expected to be dense in Kerry overnight and is expected to linger in some areas until noon tomorrow. This, coupled with low temperatures, will create difficult conditions for motorists. Kerry County Council […]

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New Tralee Camera Club Looks For Members

New Tralee Camera Club Looks For Members

November 30, 2016 at 3:52 pm 1 comment

A NEW photography club has been formed in Tralee where people can meet socially and discuss their passion. The Cois Lí Camera Club meets fortnightly at the side bar in The Greyhound Bar and caters for complete beginners to intermediate level and even has some prize winning members. Around a dozen […]

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Workers Rights Welcome Centre To Open At Rock Street SIPTU Office

Workers Rights Welcome Centre To Open At Rock Street SIPTU Office

November 30, 2016 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A WORKERS Rights Welcome Centre, which is open to all workers who wish to ‘drop in’ for information and advice on workplace issues, is to open in Connolly Hall, Upper Rock Street, Tralee, on Friday, December 9 at 12pm. Workers Rights Welcome Centre (WRWC) project manager, Rachael Ryan, said: “WRWC staff […]

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Many Patients Waiting On Trolleys In UHK Over Past Few Days

Many Patients Waiting On Trolleys In UHK Over Past Few Days

November 30, 2016 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 16 patients waiting on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry today. According to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Monday saw 11 people waiting on trolleys, while on Tuesday the figure had increased to 13. Today sees another rise in the figures from the INMO, which are […]

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The meeting of the Tralee Access Group on Wednesday morning. Front from left; George Dineen, Helen Fitzgerald, James Fitzgerald, Anne O'Brien. Back from left; Petrina Comerford, Mary Carroll, National Advocacy Service; Aine O'Sullivan, Disability Federation of Ireland; Jean Foley, Kerry County Council Access Officer; Caroline Robson NCBI and Eugene O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Group Aims To Improve Access For People With Disabilities

November 30, 2016 at 2:57 pm 1 comment

A NEW group has been formed in Tralee to with the aim of removing barriers to accessing built environment communal spaces in town for people with disabilities. The Tralee Access Group (TAG), which met at the Enable Ireland offices in Edward Street on Wednesday morning, is an independent group, formed in early […]

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Gillian Wharton (left) and Joan O'Regan (third from left) of Tidy Tralee, with December winner Ann McAuliffe of Flowers By Ann and Maureen O'Mahony representing Aspen Grove Solutions, the October winner. Photo by Dermot Crean

Chamber Rewards Businesses For Tidy Efforts

November 30, 2016 at 1:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE final Tralee Chamber Alliance/Tidy Towns Monthly Business Awards for 2016 were presented at the AIB Brexit Breakfast Briefing on Wednesday at the Ballygarry House Hotel. The awards were presented for October, November and December with three very worthy winners of beautiful paintings from artist John Hurley. Gillian Wharton, who along […]

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Tralee Credit Union In Fine Fettle As 2016 Accounts Reveal

Tralee Credit Union In Fine Fettle As 2016 Accounts Reveal

November 30, 2016 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Credit Union has €174m in savings and welcomed 2,000 new members in the past year, according to their end of year accounts. The AGM of the Union, which includes the offices in Castleisland and Killorglin, will take place on Monday, December 12 at 8pm in The Rose Hotel and members will […]

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Orlagh Winters at the Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch in aid of Recovery Haven at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Orlagh Winters: Do Something To Make A Difference This Christmas

November 30, 2016 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

LAST week I was MC for a fashion show that was organized by the students of the IT Tralee in aid of St Vincent de Paul. They did a tremendous job of showing styles that are available from both shops here in Tralee. One of the things that struck me […]

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WATCH: The Magic Of Santaland Has Returned To CH Chemists

WATCH: The Magic Of Santaland Has Returned To CH Chemists

November 30, 2016 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the town was an explosion of colour and fun on Saturday at the CH Chemists parade, it also marked the beginning of Santaland at the store. From now until Christmas Eve, the man in the red suit takes up residence in the grotto upstairs and children will have a […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile News

November 29, 2016 at 6:29 pm Comments are Disabled

FAOI 6/8/10: Our end-of-year Award Presentation and Club Calendar ’17 Launch will take place at 11am on Sunday 11th December in the Clubhouse! Fáilte roimh chách…players, families and friends. Between now and then, every Rock player is encouraged to practise on his football skills at home…solo with weaker foot, handpass with weaker hand agus scileanna […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

November 29, 2016 at 6:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Ladies Div 2 County League St. Bridget’s 39 St. Brendan’s 47 Brendan’s got off to a great start with some outstanding shooting by Linda Raymond and Katie Costello in the first quarter giving the visitors a lead of 4pts. The second quater saw the home side storm back into the contest […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

November 29, 2016 at 6:07 pm Comments are Disabled

By Club PRO Tommy Naughton  Club Merchandise For Christmas; Looking for the perfect Christmas Present , Then why not get some of our club Merchandise which is available at our club shop . The Club Shop will be open every Saturday from 10.30am until 2.00pm . Please contact Mary McLoughlin […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

November 29, 2016 at 5:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Our Academy is now in full swing in Cumann Iosaef every Saturday morning and the training times are as follows Boys 7, 8  and 9    9-15 to 10-15 Boys and Girls 4, 5 and 6     10-30 to 11-15 Girls 7, 8 and 9         […]

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Kerry Badminton Association News

Kerry Badminton Association News

November 29, 2016 at 5:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE village of Moyvane was the focal point for the Badminton fraternity of Kerry on Sunday last where the local club hosted their annual Newtownsandes Co-Op sponsored Badminton tournaments and what a huge representation of players, no less than 120 willing players, from all corners of the Kingdom gathered in […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

November 29, 2016 at 5:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens results Sunday 27th November 1st: Paddy O’Donoghue (21) 41 Points 2nd: Denis Reen (15) 38 Points 3rd: David Nolan Tighe (10) 38 Points CSS : 37 Points FIXTURES: 29th Nov : Tuesday Singles 3rd Dec: Casual Golf 4th Dec : 14 Hole Christmas Hampers 6 Prizes 6th Dec : Tuesday […]

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PHOTOS: Major Conference Held On Role Of Education In Achieving Social Justice

PHOTOS: Major Conference Held On Role Of Education In Achieving Social Justice

November 29, 2016 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  A MAJOR Education Conference was held on Friday in the Institute Technology Tralee (Dromtacker) aimed at supporting the critical role of education in achieving social justice. The event was organised by The Kerry Interagency Committee on Education Inclusion and sponsored by Kerry Education and Training Board and South Kerry Development Partnership through the SICAP […]

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Movie To Be Made About The ‘Duke Of Tralee’

Movie To Be Made About The ‘Duke Of Tralee’

November 29, 2016 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A MOVIE is in the pipeline about a baseball legend and ‘hall of famer’ who has ties to Tralee. The name may be unfamiliar, but Roger Bresnahan is a member of the prestigious baseball Hall of Fame. In his playing days at the turn of the last century he was […]

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An Garda Síochána

Kerry To Get A New Garda Chief Superintendent Again

November 29, 2016 at 1:16 pm 1 comment

A NEW Garda Chief Superintendent will be appointed for Kerry next month in a reshuffle of positions in Cork and Kerry. Just three months ago, Cork man Con Cadogan took over as Kerry Garda Chief Superintendent, but he will now move back to Bandon. He will be replaced by Tom Myers, who […]

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Scoil Eoin Pupils Send Animals To Help Families In Africa

Scoil Eoin Pupils Send Animals To Help Families In Africa

November 29, 2016 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

KIND-HEARTED pupils from Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, did a very generous thing recently when they raised over €1,000 for a charity which helps African families. Each year the school fundraises for the missions and the pupils held a Halloween fancy dress party day at the school on October 28 where they […]

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WATCH: ITT Students Throw Out The Blues In A Most Colourful Way

WATCH: ITT Students Throw Out The Blues In A Most Colourful Way

November 29, 2016 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS at IT Tralee held an unusual event at the college last week to highlight the importance of mental health issues. Organised by the I.T.Tralee SVP Society “Throw out the Blues” was a colour-run type event where they pelted the bejaysus out of each other with paint balls, all as part of Mental […]

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Hundreds Attend Launch Of Book Telling Stories Of Kerry’s Bravehearts

Hundreds Attend Launch Of Book Telling Stories Of Kerry’s Bravehearts

November 29, 2016 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

‘KERRY Bravehearts’, a new book written Kerry journalist and photographer Con Dennehy, was launched before a capacity crowd in the Gleneagle Hotel on Sunday last. Launched by Radio Kerry presenter and journalist, Deirdre Walsh, the 270 page book looks deep into the heart and soul of 43 inspirational Kerry people who […]

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National Accolade For Joanne At Triathlon Ireland Awards

National Accolade For Joanne At Triathlon Ireland Awards

November 29, 2016 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman was rewarded at the weekend for her incredible efforts for her sports club over the past year. Joanne Allman of the Tralee Triathlon Club won the Volunteer Of The Year award at the Triathlon Ireland Awards ceremony at The Marker Hotel on Saturday night. Joanne, who is […]

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Gardaí Warn Of Rogue Builders In Tralee Area

Gardaí Warn Of Rogue Builders In Tralee Area

November 29, 2016 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAí are urging the public to be vigilant following reports of rogue builders targetting the elderly in the Tralee area. The men call to houses offering to do guttering or roofing work and after completing the work, they then charge extortionate prices. Continued below… There have been reports of these […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

November 28, 2016 at 6:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  AGM    Na Gaeil AGM took place in the clubhouse on Friday night last. The following officers were elected: President: Pat O Connor; Chairperson: Morgan Sheehy; Vice Chairperson: Aidan Carmody; Secretary: Eamon Browne; Treasurer: Cathy Carey; Assistant Treasurer: John Keating; Registrar: Roz Fitzgerald; Assistant Registrar: Denis Sugrue; Child Welfare Officer: Denis […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

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

OFFICERS, MENTORS & VOLUNTEERS NIGHT OUT: John Mitchels Officers, Mentors and Volunteers night out will take place in Gallys Bar next Saturday December 3rd at 9.00 p.m. SENIOR CITIZENS CHRISTMAS PARTY: The Senior Citizens Christmas Party will take place in Champers Club House, John Joe Sheehy Road on Saturday December […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

November 28, 2016 at 5:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee Park Run and Junior Run: Parnells encourage all families to take advantage of the weekly Tralee. Further details at Tralee Park Run Facebook page. The Inaugural Tralee junior parkrun will take place on Sunday 4th December at 9.30am in Tralee Town Park. Junior parkruns are a free timed 2km […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

November 28, 2016 at 5:44 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The lotto was held in the Halfway Bar on the 21st November 2016 for a jackpot of €5,500.  Numbers drawn were 11,14,17,18.  There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. John Lyons, c/o Tom Leen 2. Pat McDonnell, Rathanny 3. Tomas Lynch, Kielduff 4. Tony Riordan, Ballymac 5. Siobhan Leen, c/o Paula […]

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St Pats

St Pat’s GAA Club News

November 28, 2016 at 5:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 06, 15, 20 & 24. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Denis O Sullivan Annagh, Mary Anne Cantillon Causeway, Danny Leane c/o Frances Higgins, Pa Casey c/o Tony Casey and Bridie […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

November 28, 2016 at 5:37 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Our Seniors had another busy season winning two competitions – the Co. Club Championship, overcoming Dr. Crokes in the Final (10th Sept) with the minimum to spare (2-12 to 1-14) and the Town League Final (20th Aug) defeating John Mitchels. We were runners up in the Co. League Final with Crokes, […]

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Anne Marie O'Flaherty, Susan Lawlor and Liranda Krasniqi  at the Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch in aid of Recovery Haven at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Lunch In Style At Fashion Event In Ballyroe

November 28, 2016 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THE fourth annual Connect Ladies Lunch & Fashion Afternoon was another roaring success at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel yesterday, with those attending really pulling out all the stops in the style stakes. Held in support of Recovery Haven Cancer Support House in Tralee, guests enjoyed a champagne reception, four course luncheon with wines, fashion […]

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