Archive for January, 2017

Niamah Flaherty (Moyvane) on her way to winning the Division 1 final.

Kerry Badminton Association News

January 31, 2017 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

BADMINTON County Championship Titles!!! The mention of those three simple words to any sportsman, or woman, raises the blood levels and fills every athlete with inspiration and enthusiasm as they battle to reach their own holy grail. There is no doubt but the CPC.IE sponsored Kerry Badminton Singles County Championships […]

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The Tralee Golf Club 2017 Captains' Drive-In at Barrow took place as over 300 members arrived onto the course . Pictured Des Fitzgerald (President) Martha Corcoran President ,  Margaret Myrphy  (Lady Captain)  and  Captain John Reen ..  
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January 31, 2017 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Sunday 29th January , Captains drive in  (Margaret Murphy & John Reen Front 9: 1st : Allan Kelly (7), Pat Williams(14), J.P. Enright(19), Gene Kelly(21) 52 Points 2nd: Tom Moore(14), Bob Dillon(18), Kevin Rolls (13), Barry Murphy (13) 52 Points 3rd : Steve Renardson (18), Dave Tarrant (21), Paddy O’Donoghue (19), […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

January 31, 2017 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Ballymac 1-5; Austin Stacks 5-13. After a break of eleven weeks from competitive action over the Christmas and New Year period our Seniors got the Centenary Season underway with a good win in round 1 of the Town League played in Ballymac yesterday afternoon (29th Jan). Both teams had […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

January 31, 2017 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Scór Sinsir    The first round of Scór Sinsir of the greater Tralee area will take place in Na Gaeil Clubhouse this Thursday night February 2nd at 8pm. Come along and support your club. A great night’s entertainment is guaranteed.   U10 Boys    Our boys continued their training last Sunday indoors in Tralee Sports […]

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Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

January 31, 2017 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE brave Tralee Harriers athletes headed to Athlone on Sunday to compete in the Junior and U23 Irish Life Health National Indoor Championships. Aoibheann O’Brien took the silver in the Junior Womens Long jump with a jump of 5.50m Aoibheann was also a finalist in the junior 60m sprint. She set a new […]

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Ballyroe And Ashe Hotels Celebrate Winning National Awards

Ballyroe And Ashe Hotels Celebrate Winning National Awards

January 31, 2017 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE hotels are celebrating after winning at the annual Irish Accommodation Services Institute awards at the weekend. Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee were Supreme Winners and Gold Award winners while The Ashe Hotel won a Gold Award and Supreme Runner-Up at the awards held at the Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford on […]

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Attending the Kerins O'Rahilly's 10k run on Sunday were Maureen McAdam, Christine Brosnan, Linda O'Sullivan and Chille Vemossy. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Hundreds Remember Pat Healy At Kerins O’Rahillys 10k Run

January 31, 2017 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE rain didn’t dampen spirits last Sunday as crowds flocked to the third annual Kerins O’Rahillys 10k run. Over 3oo hardy souls took part in the run in memory of Pat Healy, former Chairman of the Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club, who passed away almost 10 years ago. The Kerins O’Rahillys […]

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PHOTOS: Fun At Garvey’s As TV Fitness Expert Drops In

PHOTOS: Fun At Garvey’s As TV Fitness Expert Drops In

January 31, 2017 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great fun at Garveys Supervalu at the weekend as a well known face from the telly dropped into the store. Karl Henry from the Operation Transformation TV show was in the Rock Street supermarket to give tips on and to promote healthy living. The fitness guru was joined […]

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JIMMY DEENIHAN BECOMES CHAIRPERSON OF KERRY RECREATION AND SPORTS PARTNERSHIP
 
Former Kerry GAA star and former minister, Jimmy Deenihan has taken up the position of Chairperson of the Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership.
 
Jimmy Deenihan said he was honoured to be taking up the role: “I am passionate about sport and recreation and all of the enormous benefits they bring for participants and the wider community. Very shortly we will be publishing a new sports and recreation strategy for the county and I look forward to working with the stakeholders in promoting our programme of work in the years ahead.”
 
Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership comprises representatives from a range of organisations and agencies in Kerry, all working towards increasing participation rates in sport and physical activity, whilst developing and delivering sport and physical activity at a local level.  The Partnership includes representatives of An Garda Síochána, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, HSE, ITT, Kerry County Childcare Committee, Kerry County Council, KDYS, Kerry Education and Training Board, the Primary Principal Schools Network, Public Participation Network, South Kerry Development Partnership, and representatives from the business and leisure sectors.
 
A number of successful programmes associated with the Partnership include Go For Life (for older people), Kerry’s Safer Cycling Programme (primary school children), ‘parkruns’, and Swim for All (for people with disabilities).
 
Welcoming Jimmy Deenihan’s appointment as Chairperson, the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Michael O’Shea said he would bring a wealth of experience to the role which would be combined with his passion for sport and recreational pursuits.
 
“Kerry County Council is proud to play a key role in the Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership and I want to acknowledge the valuable work the Partnership is doing in promoting sport, recreation and physical activity in the county through the support of Sport Ireland. Jimmy Deenihan will bring additional vision and drive to the board and I have no doubt his appointment to this role will have a very positive impact,” said Cllr O’Shea.
 
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Jimmy Deenihan Takes Up New Role

January 31, 2017 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

  FORMER Kerry GAA star and former minister, Jimmy Deenihan has taken up the position of Chairperson of the Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership. Jimmy Deenihan said he was honoured to be taking up the role: “I am passionate about sport and recreation and all of the enormous benefits they bring […]

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Presentations were made to the O'Se brothers at the Kerry GAA Supporters Club social at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Left Donal O'Leary, President KSC, Mark O'Se, Tim Murphy Chairman KCC, Tómas O'Se, and Padraig O'Se, accepting the trophy on behalf of his uncle Darragh O'Se. Photo: John Cleary.

PHOTOS: Kerry GAA Stars Honoured At Supporters Club Social

January 31, 2017 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Supporters Club held their 27th annual social in Ballygarry Hotel last Saturday night. A crowd of over 200 gathered on the night to celebrate the dedicated and talented football and hurling players of 2016. The special guests of the night were the Ó Sé brothers, Tómas and Marc, […]

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Win A Valentines Dinner For Two With Kirby’s Brogue Inn

Win A Valentines Dinner For Two With Kirby’s Brogue Inn

January 30, 2017 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

VALENTINES weekend is just around the corner and what’s more romantic than a night out at a wonderful restaurant? Well the good folk at Kirbys Brogue Inn recognise that love is in the air and have come up with a delicious menu (see above advert) which will be available from […]

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Attending the Kerins Park Social were Geraldine Donnelly, Maeve Goodall, Caroline Donnelly and Michelle Lynch. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Celebrating 50 Years Of Kerins Park At The Rose Hotel

January 30, 2017 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE people of Kerins Park celebrated the estate’s 50th anniversary on Saturday night with over 180 people gathered at The Rose Hotel for the ‘Get-Together of the Year’. It was a night of elegance and nostalgia as the people of Kerins Park, both young and old, celebrated the golden anniversary together. The band Rouge entertained […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

January 30, 2017 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

Ballymacelligott GAA Weekly Notes: Tralee Town League Board Match Result Ballymac – 1-5 Austin Stacks – 5-13 An under strength Ballymac side went down to what must be said, a much stronger Austin Stacks Team in a very wet and messy Ballymac pitch today. Although Ballymac opened the scoring, Austin […]

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John Mitchels

John Mitchels GAA Club News

January 30, 2017 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

ANNUAL CONVENTION: The annual Convention took place last Saturday in Chamfers Boherbee. It was a very successful AGM reflecting on the success of the last year and looking forward to further development of the Club in the year to come. The Chairman concluded the meeting by thanking Claire Connolly, Mary […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

January 30, 2017 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

U14 U16 Training Starts: Under 14 and 16 hurling training is due to begin very soon.  Please keep an eye out for text notifications. about Friday nights. KY Camogie U16: There was an information and sign up meeting Tues 24/01 for all parents and players interested in playing Kerry U16 […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

January 30, 2017 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

10k: The 3rd annual 10k race took place on Sunday morning last in quite testing conditions but did not deter the participants with more than 300 hardy souls taking part; a big thank you to the organisers, all the participants and in particular to our U-14 boys who along with […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

January 30, 2017 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

NAGLE RICE COMMUNITY CENTRE: On this Sunday February 5th 2017-our club is having an Open Day/Members Registration Day for the families of all the young boys and girls from the Milltown Castlemaine area. Catering for ages 5 and upwards, our day will commence at 12 and finish at 3. During this time […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

January 30, 2017 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 9, 10, 13 & 27. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Mike Sugrue Tonevane, John Kerins Curragraigue, Enzo c/o O’Shea’s Texaco, Maura Healy c/o The Rock Inn and Pat Roche c/o Mono Ryle. […]

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Michael’s Dance Moves Help Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation

Michael’s Dance Moves Help Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation

January 30, 2017 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE student has used his dance skills to donate funds to the Donal Walsh Live Life Foundation. Michael Everett,  a student from the CBS The Green, who is a member of Cassie Leen’s School of Dance, Tralee, donated money to the foundation, as he says “it’s a great […]

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Have A Blind Date With Tralee Toastmasters

Have A Blind Date With Tralee Toastmasters

January 30, 2017 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Toastmasters will run a special ‘Blind Date’ theme night on Monday, February 6 in Kerins O’ Rahilly’s GAA Club starting at 8pm. The format will run along similar lines to the popular ITV Blind Date show hosted by Cilla Black in the UK which was on our TV screens […]

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Baile Mhuire Centre To Benefit From Running Rose Maggie

Baile Mhuire Centre To Benefit From Running Rose Maggie

January 30, 2017 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

BEING the Rose of Tralee is certainly not a sprint as Maggie McEldowney has confirmed by deciding to take part in a number of long distance running events for charities over the remaining months of her reign. She plans to raise money for good causes on both sides of the […]

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Attending the CH Chemist Christmas Party on Saturday night were Betesaida Hailegeorgis, Helen Parker and Claire Harty. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: A Belated Christmas Party For CH Chemists Staff

January 29, 2017 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

BETTER late than never! While most were partying their way through December, the hardworking staff at CH Chemists were toiling away making sure Santa came to leave you all smelling and looking great over the festive period. Well on Saturday night they finally got a chance to have their own […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 29, 2017 at 10:06 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)… There was a Minister in town on Monday… The construction […]

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Family Gameshow To Provide A Fun Night At Rose Hotel

Family Gameshow To Provide A Fun Night At Rose Hotel

January 29, 2017 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE’S less than a week to go until families from Lixnaw, Abbeydorney and around north Kerry do battle in aid of Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál, Lixnaw. The school, together with Trendhouse Events, is putting on a Family Gameshow at The Rose Hotel on Saturday, February 4 at 8.30pm sharp. The gameshow is based […]

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December Property Sales Topped €2m Around Tralee

December Property Sales Topped €2m Around Tralee

January 29, 2017 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE were 20 residential properties in the Tralee area sold last month, according to the latest figures from the Property Price Register. The properties combined fetched €2,145,000. The house that fetched the most was in Ard Na Sidhe, Caherslee for €265,000 and the cheapest was in Chapel Street for […]

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North Kerry Hurling Board Holds Annual Convention

North Kerry Hurling Board Holds Annual Convention

January 29, 2017 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

By Paddy White The North Kerry Hurling Board (NKHB) held their annual convention in the Ballyheigue GAA club rooms last Monday and Chairman Pat Dineen welcomed the new Kerry GAA Chairman Tim Murphy, along with Children’s Officer Bernie Reen and Hurling officer Ger McCarthy. The Secretaries report showed that 24 […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Frustration Of Constipation

Dr Caitlin: The Frustration Of Constipation

January 29, 2017 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park, gives advice on treatment of constipation… Constipation has varied meanings for different people. Stools may be too hard or too small for some, while for others defecation is too difficult or infrequent. In constipation, a change in your bowel habits […]

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Attending the Lee Strand Garda Youth Achievement Awards were Heather Jones, Howard Jones, Alison Jones, Anne Jones, Anne-Marie Jones. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Kerry Teenagers Celebrated At Lee Strand Garda Youth Achievement Awards

January 28, 2017 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

  OVER 200 people from across the county attended the Lee Strand/Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards 2016 in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel in Tralee on Friday. The celebration commenced with dinner and was followed by a presentation of 27 awards, accompanied with an inspiring citation of each winner’s achievements. Twenty Merit Awards, […]

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John Healy, Jennifer Healy, Claire Ali and Caroline Bulman at a table quiz in aid of Recovery Haven on Thursday night at Kirbys Brogue Inn. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Table Quiz Held At Brogue In Aid Of Recovery Haven

January 28, 2017 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was poor weather on Thursday night but there was fun in the warmth of Kirbys Brogue Inn for a table quiz for a great cause. There was a hamper and loads of spot prizes up for grabs at the quiz in aid of Recovery Haven. It was the latest […]

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Out To Lunch: A Super Salad At Chez Christophe

Out To Lunch: A Super Salad At Chez Christophe

January 28, 2017 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Chez Christophe Courthouse Lane IT’S been two and a half years since I last visited this French restaurant on Courthouse Lane. That afternoon in July I enjoyed one of the best lunches I reviewed in almost three years – a chicken supreme with bacon and mushroom sauce, served with boiled white rice and […]

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