Archive for December, 2016

Tralee Warriors Have Had Some Week

Tralee Warriors Have Had Some Week

December 31, 2016 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a very good week indeed for Garvey’s Tralee Warriors. On Wednesday, the Superleague outfit proved too strong for Keanes Supervalu Killorglin  in the final of the Premier Mens Final in the 47th Castleisland Christmas Blitz, beating them by 55 to 45 Last night they were in action again against […]

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REVIEW 2016: The News From October

REVIEW 2016: The News From October

December 31, 2016 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2016, here’s some of the stories we brought you in October… • Tralee teams were dumped out at the quarter final stage of the county championship. Dr Crokes beat a battling Kerins O’Rahillys in Tralee by 1-16 to 0-14. Meanwhile Austin Stacks couldn’t handle the challenge of Kenmare in […]

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Kerry Rose 2015 Julett Culloty (front centre) with most of the contestants for Kerry Rose 2016 at a get together in the Rose Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Will Nolan

REVIEW 2016: The Top 10 Stories On TraleeToday.ie This Year

December 31, 2016 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

We’ve brought you many news stories this year on TraleeToday.ie but these 10 have gained the most page views… 10. Whale Of A Time.. The rare sighting of one of the ocean’s most interesting mammals off the Kerry Coast back in June gained a lot of interest. Whale-watchers out at sea sighted a killer […]

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Sitting on the Iron Throne were, Naoise Colman Hoskins, Gerad Dennis O'Connor, Dylan Doocey and Steve Clifford. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

REVIEW 2016: The News From September

December 31, 2016 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2016, here’s some of the stories we brought you in September… • A LEGENDARY Tralee footballer’s medal collection was sold for €40,000 at auction. Kerry and Austin Stacks footballer, Joe Barrett’s GAA medal collection went under the hammer at an auction in the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel with a guide […]

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A New Year’s Day Kickabout For Charity At The Low Field

A New Year’s Day Kickabout For Charity At The Low Field

December 30, 2016 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST in case you’re feeling energetic this coming Sunday morning, here’s something to tackle, literally. Tralee Dynamos are holding a charity soccer match at the Low Field billed as the ‘Legends Vs All-Stars’ at 12.30pm sharp. The event will also remember former Dynamos player Joe Flynn who passed away in January […]

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The Rose of Tralee 2016, Maggie McEldowney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

REVIEW 2016: The News From August

December 30, 2016 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2016, here’s some of the stories we brought you in August… • IT was announced that a new restaurant would create up to 10 full-time and part-time jobs when it opens in town. Le Rustique serves French cuisine and is located at a premises on Princes Street, where a […]

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Sarah Fitzgerald, Nora O'Connell, Mary Fitzpatrick, Zoe O'Connor and Kelly Tobin at the CBS The Green Students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style And Glamour At The CBS Students Debs Ball

December 30, 2016 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 150 teenagers gathered at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night for the CBS students Debs Ball. The Christmas period is the perfect time for the students to relax and enjoy themselves before the pressure of the Leaving Cert rears its ugly head in the new year. They enjoyed […]

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Front from left; Chloe Lacey, Frankie Glennon and Evie Giles. Back from left; Naledi Hlongwane, Alysha O'Connor, Jenna Louise O'Regan and Tara Smith before taking the stage for the opening performance of 'Rapunzel' on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Rapunzel’ Is Wowing Audiences At Siamsa Tíre

December 30, 2016 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

IF you haven’t got your tickets for this season’s Christmas panto, you better get your skates on because audiences are raving about the superb production of ‘Rapunzel’ directed by Oliver Hurley. Almost all performances are sold out and Thursday saw capacity audiences for the opening shows where those present were treated to an amazing display of […]

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Presentation Honours Student With Highest Marks In Leaving Cert Art

Presentation Honours Student With Highest Marks In Leaving Cert Art

December 30, 2016 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Presentation Secondary School student, Alice Jaeger, returned to her alma mater on Tuesday, December 20 to receive an award on behalf of the school in recognition of receiving the highest marks in Leaving cert Higher level Art in 2016. All Art students in the school attended the ceremony together with Art […]

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REVIEW 2016: The News From July

REVIEW 2016: The News From July

December 30, 2016 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2016, here’s some of the stories we brought you in July… • Drink-driving figures revealed at a meeting of the Joint Policing Committee on July 1, showed an increase in intoxicated while driving incidents from 134 in the first half of 2015 to 151 in the first six […]

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Una Kelly, Roisin O'Shea, Linda Kane, Marie O'Connor, Alanna Maharaj, John Twomey and Deirdre Barry at the Moyderwell Secondary School Class of 1991 Reunion at No.4 On The Square on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Moyderwell’s Class Of 1991 Share Memories At Reunion

December 29, 2016 at 4:39 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been 25 years since the Class of 1991 graduated from Moyderwell Secondary School, so there was a lot to catch up on at No.4 On The Square on Tuesday night. Around 30 people attended the reunion at the bar/restaurant where a couple of teachers – Marie O’Connor and Mike […]

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The New Year's Eve fireworks display in Denny Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fireworks And Countdown Clock To End 2016 In Tralee

December 29, 2016 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will host two celebration events for all ages in the town centre on New Year’s Eve. A spectacular fireworks display at the Ashe Memorial Hall and a Countdown Clock by the Croppy Boy on Denny Street will book-end New Year’s Eve celebrations for people of all ages in Tralee on Saturday, December 31. Organised […]

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Mommy Moments: A Baby’s First Christmas Brings Joy To Everyone

Mommy Moments: A Baby’s First Christmas Brings Joy To Everyone

December 29, 2016 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Our new columnist, Jennifer Kissane, explores the everyday experiences of motherhood.  Here she writes about Christmas with a six month old baby in the house… As I write this, reflecting on our baby’s first Christmas,  I have come to the conclusion that parents get this one Christmas as a little gift to prepare […]

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Mikey Boyle gets his shot away despite Dougie Fitzell's efforts. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mike O’Halloran: Reflections On The Sporting Year

December 29, 2016 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reflects on his highlights in the world of hurling and rugby in 2016… AT this period of year there is usually a time of reflection before we face into a new year. We reflect on all aspects of our life events while some of our reflections are on resolutions we made or […]

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The champ Dominic O'Brien with the One Furlong Dash Perpetual Trophy and his dinner for two. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

REVIEW 2016: The News From June

December 29, 2016 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2016, here’s some of the stories we brought you in June… •  A BALLYROE man has raised €10,870 for Enable Ireland after completing a cycling tour of Provence in the South of France. Tommy Sheehy, who is originally from Castleisland, climbed Mount Ventoux in aid of Enable Ireland. The […]

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Kieran Corcoran and Majella Kelly of Corcoran's Furniture and Carpets at the opening of the superstore in Manor Park on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Corcoran’s New Superstore Opens In Manor Park

December 29, 2016 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €2500 worth of prizes were given away to patrons who visited Corcoran’s Furniture & Carpets New Superstore Grand Opening in Manor Park, Tralee on December 27. Corcoran’s Furniture & Carpets new 20,000 sq ft Superstore Manor Park, Tralee opened in fine style on Tuesday as they launched their biggest ever New […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

December 28, 2016 at 6:35 pm Comments are Disabled

ANNUAL CONVENTION: The Annual Convention of the John Mitchels GAA club will take place on Saturday 28th January in Chamfers at 11.00 a.m. All correspondence, motions and nominations to Secretary John Mitchels, Camp Ballyseedy by 5.00pm on Wednesday 11th January 2017. CHRISTMAS GREETINGS: On behalf of the Chairman and Officers […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

December 28, 2016 at 6:29 pm Comments are Disabled

CLUB AGM: A reminder that our Club AGM will take place in the Clubrooms, Connolly Park on Sunday week next, 8th January at 12 noon. Nominations are invited for all positions on the incoming Executive Committee. Nominations and Motions for discussion should be returned to Club Secretary, Elma Nix, 37 Highfield Grove, Tralee […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

December 28, 2016 at 6:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Under Management 2017: Chairman Dermot Reen is delighted to welcome Eoin Burns and his team who will make up Parnells under 6 management team for 2017.  Galway man Eoin originally hails from west of the Shannon and had some of his children already playing on Parnells teams. Bus Tour 2016: […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

December 28, 2016 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Happy New Year   Na Gaeil wishes a very happy and prosperous New Year to all players, mentors, members, supporters and everyone associated with the club. One Wedding and a Funeral     Don’t forget to buy your tickets for the hilarious comedy One Wedding and a Funeral which is due to be staged in […]

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Organiser Colin Aherne with Kerry Rose Julett Culloty cutting the tape to start Darkness Into Light Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

REVIEW 2016: The News From May

December 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2016, here’s some of the stories we brought you in May… • LARGE crowds turned out for the official opening of the Tralee Rowing Club Boathouse in early May. The boathouse is dedicated to the memory of the club’s good friend John O’Shea, where they unveiled a plaque in his honour. […]

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Participants take off at the Tralee RFC run on St Stephen's Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Running Off The Turkey At The Rugby Club’s 5k Event

December 28, 2016 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

A MILD and sunny St Stephen’s Day provided perfect conditions for the annual Tralee RFC 3k & 5k Fun Runs in aid of their under age development. There were loads of families present for the event which began with some festive music followed by a warm-up with Joe O’Connor of Nisus Fitness. Then they […]

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REVIEW 2016: A Look Back At The Year In Rugby

REVIEW 2016: A Look Back At The Year In Rugby

December 28, 2016 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

Jay Galvin takes us through the year in rugby from Ultan Dillane and Anthony Foley to Tralee RFC’s fortunes…  This past year has brought some outstanding highlights in the local, provincial and national rugby scene. To say that a year is a long time in the rugby sporting world is […]

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Daniel Remembered At St Stephen’s Day Soccer Tournament

Daniel Remembered At St Stephen’s Day Soccer Tournament

December 28, 2016 at 11:22 am 1 comment

THERE was a great turnout at the Low Field on Monday for the 2016 Daniel Coffey Memorial Tournament. The tournament celebrated a talented footballer, Daniel Coffey, who sadly passed away a few years ago and was first held in 2014. Four teams took part managed by Tim Landers, Pat Coffey, Pat […]

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REVIEW 2016: The News From April

REVIEW 2016: The News From April

December 28, 2016 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2016, here’s some of the stories we brought you in April… • ACTOR Dominic West was in Ballybunion in April for a special 1916 commemoration event. The star of The Wire and The Affair was there to read the 1916 Proclamation at the event in Scoil Iosagain […]

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Joanna, Judy and Gabrielle Walsh at the Christmas Swim in Fenit on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Miserable Weather But The Christmas Swimmers In Fenit Didn’t Care

December 27, 2016 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE wind howled and the rain fell (horizontally!), but that didn’t deter the hundreds of dippers in Fenit on Christmas Day. There was a huge crowd at the beach, despite the bad weather and spirits were high as they sang ‘Jingle Bells’ just prior to the dash. And dash they did to […]

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Mary O'Connell, John Riordan, Mark Riordan, Angela Sebak, Nouredine Sebak, Valerie Riordan and James Riordan at the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Weather For St Stephen’s Day Charity Walk

December 27, 2016 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone on St Stephen’s Day for the annual Bill Kirby Memorial Walk in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry. After dreadful weather last year put off the crowds, there was a much better turnout on Monday morning as people gathered outside Kirby’s Brogue Inn. […]

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Butterfly Bank Takes Flight At Presentation School

Butterfly Bank Takes Flight At Presentation School

December 27, 2016 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE AIB Build a Bank School Bank for 2016 /2017 was launched at Presentation Tralee on Tuesday, December 20. The “Butterfly Bank” is encouraging students to “Spread Your Wings And Fly” by opening an account with the bank and saving to fund your dreams. The Bank management team is made up […]

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PHOTOS: Banna Swim Draws Hundreds On Christmas Day

PHOTOS: Banna Swim Draws Hundreds On Christmas Day

December 27, 2016 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE craic was mighty over in Banna on Sunday morning for the annual Christmas swim with hundreds making the dash for the ocean. It was blustery and rainy conditions at times, with the sun, as it was in Fenit, but there was great enthusiasm amongst those taking part. It was […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 27, 2016 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

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)… No better place to be on Christmas Eve… Christmas time […]

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