Archive for February, 2017

WATCH: Recreating Mikey Sheehy’s 1978 Goal Looked A Lot Of Fun

WATCH: Recreating Mikey Sheehy’s 1978 Goal Looked A Lot Of Fun

February 28, 2017 at 8:03 pm Comments are Disabled

LAST Friday saw Austin Stacks hold a great hooley in Ballygarry House Hotel as part of their centenary celebrations. Part of the afternoon featured the four protagonists in Mikey Sheehy’s famous 1978 goal in the All-Ireland final, when he cheekily chipped his free into the Dublin net. Continued below… Those present […]

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Public Invited To History Exhibitions At CBS The Green On Wednesday

Public Invited To History Exhibitions At CBS The Green On Wednesday

February 28, 2017 at 7:03 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO exhibitions have arrived at CBS The Green to be displayed to students and the wider community on Wednesday. One of the exhibitions will be on loan from the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences in UCC and is named the ‘Atlas of the Irish Revolution’. It comprises of 12 […]

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Kerry Badminton Association News

Kerry Badminton Association News

February 28, 2017 at 6:43 pm Comments are Disabled

BADMINTON It was indeed a mixed tour of Munster last weekend which saw the programme for the Kerry badminton follower switch from Killarney on the Friday night to both Drumtariffe, County Cork and the Waterford W.I.T. on the Sunday. On the Friday night in Killarney it was the CPC.IE sponsored […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

February 28, 2017 at 6:20 pm Comments are Disabled

By Club PRO Tommy Naughton  Important Dates to Remember ; Sunday 12th March 2017 U13 SFAI National Cup 1/4 Final St Brendans Park v Evergreen (Kilkenny)  , Venue , Christy Leahy Park . Kick Off 2-00pm .Saturday 25th March 2017 U13 SFAI Regional Cup Final St Brendans Park v Aisling Annacotty […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

February 28, 2017 at 6:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Hi all, our Academy and training for all age groups continue at the usual times. For information contact 0879233449. FIXTURES 2/3/17 Academy Boys Pool 2 TK Bobcats v Imperials Moyderwell 18-00 5/3/17 Boys U16 Div 1 St. Brendans v Imperials Moyderwell 14-00 6/3/17 Girls U12 Div 3 St. Brigids v […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

February 28, 2017 at 6:08 pm Comments are Disabled

ST. BRENDAN’S BASKETBALL CLUB NOTES RESULTS Leestrand Boys U12 Div 2 St. Brendan’s 39 Gneeveguilla 38 This was always going to be a cracker of a game and it certainly lived up to expectations with only a point separating the teams at the final whistle. When these two teams met […]

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Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

February 28, 2017 at 5:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Harriers Bring Home The Medals Again  The Irish Life Health Munster Indoor U13-U19 Championships took place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of February in Nenagh. This is a very competitive event and the pinnacle of their winter training where the efforts they have put in over the past 5 […]

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Pascal O'Buachalla, Conchúr O'Riada, and James O'Deadaigh with Múinteoir Bríd at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Pancake Tuesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils Dig In On Pancake Tuesday

February 28, 2017 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

SCHOOLS all over town were tucking into treats today as Shrove Tuesday arrived. The children were gobbling up their pancakes when TraleeToday called to Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn  ahead of the fasting period of Lent. Making pancakes for the day has become a tradition at the school. Every year, the teachers prepare the pancake […]

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Mary Rose Cantillion, Colm Cooper, Ken Tobin, Mary Lucey, Lisa O'Mahony, Rosie Browne, Dale Brosnan and Tom O'Leary at the Launch of RecFest Tralee. Photo By Dermot Crean.

Relaxed ‘Recruitment Festival’ To Bring Employers And Graduates Together

February 28, 2017 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE first ever ‘recruitment festival’, RecFest, will be held in Tralee next month. RecFest will take place on Thursday, March 23 between 4pm and 7pm on Abbey Street (between Yummy Cafe and The Abbey Inn), with stalls taken by businesses from all around Kerry lining the pedestrianised way. RecFest Tralee, sponsored  by AIB, […]

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Santa 5k Run Raises €7,500 For Barretstown

Santa 5k Run Raises €7,500 For Barretstown

February 28, 2017 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

AROUND 800 people registered for the fourth Tralee 5km Santa Fun Run in December and the cheque for the amount raised from the event was presented recently in Barretstown. The race is run annually in memory of Fiona Moore who died at the age of 16 in May 2013 from Pulmonary […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In Ardfert NS ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In Ardfert NS ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

February 28, 2017 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

STRICTLY Come Dancing Ardfert in association with Ardfert National School Parents Association is hot-stepping its way to the Ballyroe Heights Hotel ballroom on Easter Saturday, April 15. Following from the hugely successful Strictly Come Dancing Ardfert event last Easter, we will again see 12 couple dances, two show-stopping group dances from […]

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A new play written by Killarney storyteller and actor Ray O’Sullivan. ‘The Rise and Rise of the Healy-Raes’ is the  hilarious and sometimes poignant story of batchelor brothers Densey and PJ Doona who appear time-locked in a life of loneliness and celibacy in their small family farm in Kerry. starring, Cathy O’Sullivan, Annmarie Nelligan and Ray O’Sullivan (playwright).The Play is directed by Aidan O’Connor. The first performance will be Beaufort Community Hall, Saturday March 11th @8.00pm.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

‘The Rise And Rise Of The Healy Raes’ To Tour Kerry

February 28, 2017 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

A PLAY centring on the story of the Healy Raes is embarking on a world tour of Kerry in the coming weeks. Written by Killarney-based storyteller and actor Ray O’Sullivan, ‘The Rise and Rise of the Healy-Raes’ is the  hilarious and sometimes poignant story of batchelor brothers Densey and PJ Doona who appear time-locked […]

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Tralee Man’s Acclaimed Film To Get Kerry Screening

Tralee Man’s Acclaimed Film To Get Kerry Screening

February 28, 2017 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE screening of an acclaimed movie from a Tralee director will take place next week in Killarney. ‘Dead Along The Way’, written and directed by Maurice O’Carroll will be put on at Cinema Killarney on Tuesday, March 7 at 8.30pm. This will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers, and […]

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Nearly 60 Drink Driving Detections In Kerry Already This Year

Nearly 60 Drink Driving Detections In Kerry Already This Year

February 28, 2017 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE number of drink driving detections may have decreased in 2016, but there has been a surge of people arrested for the offence in the first two months of this year. Garda Chief Superintendent for the Kerry Division, Tom Myers, revealed that there have been 58 detections in January and February – nine […]

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Gangs From Dublin And Cork Coming To Kerry To Commit Burglaries

Gangs From Dublin And Cork Coming To Kerry To Commit Burglaries

February 28, 2017 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

BURGLARIES saw a big decrease in 2016 according to the latest figures released by gardaí, but the welcome news came with a note of caution as there has been a spate of crimes so far this year. Chief Supt Tom Myers gave the crime statistics for 2016 at the meeting of […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

February 27, 2017 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Scór Night: Our Tralee Parnells Scór na bPáistí people will be in action at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Fri 3rd Mar  at 6.30 pm. Participating in Recital / Story Telling, Sean Nós Dancing, Grúpa Cheoil, Ballad Group, Solo Singing.  Instruments Banjo, Concertina, Guitar, Fiddle, Tin Whistle.  Parnells players taking part include Ailisha Daughton, Caoimhe […]

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John Mitchels

John Mitchels GAA Club News

February 27, 2017 at 5:29 pm Comments are Disabled

CLUB MEMBERSHIP: Club Membership of John Mitchels for 2017 is now due Membership fees are as follows: Patron Membership €160 Ex-Pats €160 which includes – Adult Membership – Entry to the weekly Lotto and – Free Admission to all home County League Games Adult membership €60 O.A.P €20 Students/Juveniles €30 […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

February 27, 2017 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors: The poor weather over the week end put paid to our final fixture in the Tralee town board league with the Ballymac pitch being unplayable; while the final was fixed for next weekend the likelihood is that the postponed fixture from this week end will go ahead next Sunday […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

February 27, 2017 at 5:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors Na Gaeil played St. Pats on Sunday in Round 4 of the Brendan’s League in a wet and windy Blennerville. St. Pats scored on their first attack with a pointed free. This was duly cancelled out at the other end with a pointed free from Darragh Carmody. Wing back […]

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Jonathan Conway, Dale Counihan, David Mannix and Seamus 'Mogs' O'Mahony at the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch at Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

February 27, 2017 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

CORPORATE LUNCH 2017: Our thanks to Adrienne McLoughlin for the following comprehensive Report… 2017 marks the year Austin Stacks Hurling & Football Club celebrates its centenary, and on Friday 24th February the club held one of its main events of the year – a corporate lunch – which was held […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

February 27, 2017 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Mid Kerry under 21 Semi Final: Congratulations to our Under 21 team who defeated Glenbeigh Glencar Cromane in the semi- final on Saturday morning last. They will play Beaufort in the final. Lotto: We had our first match 3 winner on Friday night last. Congratulations to Patie Sugrue- Lissivane East. […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 27, 2017 at 5:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Minor Fixtures COUNTY LEAGUE DIV 3A County League campaign is due to begin next Saturday March 4th with an away game against Churchill. . There has been little between these teams when they met previously so a close game is in prospect. Only one game has been played in this […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

February 27, 2017 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 2, 10, 17 & 20. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Cathal Moriarty Curraheen, Brendan and Shannon Quill Lohercannon, Paudie Bailey Tonevane, Enzo c/o O’Shea’s Texaco and Katie Burke Curraheen. Next week’s Lotto […]

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New Role For Grace At GoKerry

New Role For Grace At GoKerry

February 27, 2017 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

GoKerry has announced the appointment of Grace O’Donnell as the new Manager of the organisation. GoKerry is an all Kerry tourism organisation giving a voice to businesses, individuals and communities promoting Kerry as Ireland’s most vibrant tourism destination. “Grace brings with her into the roll a vast amount of experience in […]

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Darragh O'Shea, Jack Gibbon, Emily Bolagh, Kelly Gainer, Shauna Harris, Emma Dunican and Oisín O'Sullivan with Sergent Eileen O'Sullivan, Jimmy Deenihan, Annette Dineen and Seamus Moriarty at the Launch of 'Walk a Marathon in a Month' on Monday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Listellick Pupils Take On ‘Walk A Marathon’ Challenge

February 27, 2017 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a sleety, blustery morning at Listellick National School as they launched their ‘Walk a Marathon’ challenge and the students were happy to get out of the classroom to begin the first day of it on Monday. The school plans to become more active by walking a kilometre a […]

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Tralee Apartment Sells For Well Over Reserve Price At Allsop Auction

Tralee Apartment Sells For Well Over Reserve Price At Allsop Auction

February 27, 2017 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE property was sold for €86,000 at the online Allsop Auction last Thursday. Apartment 4, Block U at Kings Court, Manor West, Tralee, had a reserve range of €55,000 – €65,000, but sold for well above that attracting interest from a number of bidders. It was the only Kerry property for sale at the […]

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Kerry County Council has signed a contract for the construction of four new houses at Baile an Gharraí, Lixnaw which are to be constructed under the national Rebuilding Ireland programme at a cost of just over €500,000. Front row from left, Leas-Cathaoirleach of the Listowel Municipal District, Cllr Mike Kennelly, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Michael O’Shea, Tim Scanlan Construction Ltd, Joan McCarthy, Manager, Lisowel Munipical District, Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell, back row from left, Charlie O’Sullivan, Director of Operations, Kerry County Council, Christine Farrell, SEO Housing Kerry County Council, Martin O’Donoghue, DIrector of Housing & Corporate Affairs, Kerry County Council, Tom Sheehy, Senior Engineer, Kerry County Council, Isa Siali, Architect Kerry County Council, Lee Moriarty, Quantity Surveyor,Cllr.Jimmy Moloney, Listowel Munipical District,  Joanne Horgan, Kerry County Council, Capital Housing Infrastructure.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/NO REPRO FEE

Four New Council Houses To Be Built In Lixnaw This Year

February 27, 2017 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has signed a contract for the construction of four new houses at Baile an Gharraí, Lixnaw which are to be constructed under the national Rebuilding Ireland programme at a cost of just over €500,000. Kerry County Council has appointed Tim Scanlan Construction Ltd to construct the new units; the houses are two-storey, two-bedroom units […]

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PHOTOS: Remembering The Houlihan Cup At Kerins O’Rahillys

PHOTOS: Remembering The Houlihan Cup At Kerins O’Rahillys

February 27, 2017 at 8:24 am 1 comment

“THIS cup is a cornerstone of what we are.” The words of Frank O’Connor describing the Houlihan Cup at the Kerins O’Rahillys Clubhouse on Saturday night, an occasion to remember and honour a competition and a family which has given so much to the Strand Road club. A large crowd was present […]

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Tralee Has A Couple Of New Munster Champs

Tralee Has A Couple Of New Munster Champs

February 27, 2017 at 8:24 am Comments are Disabled

WELL done lads! Tralee Boxing Club has two new Munster Champions in the club after the weekend. Both Jonathan (42kg) and Patrick (48kg) McCarthy were successful over tough opponents in Munster Championships in Dungarvan last Saturday. Patrick put in a terrific performance to beat Ger McDonagh, the reigning Irish Champion, to win […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Munster Final Day For CBS Tralee And St Brendan’s Killarney

PHOTO GALLERY: Munster Final Day For CBS Tralee And St Brendan’s Killarney

February 27, 2017 at 8:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE result for Tralee CBS may have been hugely disappointing, but it was a great occasion in Austin Stack Park on Saturday evening for the Corn Uí Mhuirí, Munster Colleges final. There was big support both for The Green and St Brendan’s College, Killarney, which made for a lively, good-natured atmosphere […]

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