Archive for February, 2017

File Photo.

Little Change In Fuel Prices Over Past Month At Town’s Filling Stations

February 22, 2017 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE price of petrol may have rose by as much as four cent per litre in many garages around town between December and January, but they have remained around the same price in the last six weeks. In our monthly check on the prices of petrol and diesel, it shows that […]

Read more ›
Volunteers Marie and Merv preparing for the Coffee and Adoption Morning on Friday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Coffee And Adoption Morning at Sera Husky And Animal Rescue Tralee

February 22, 2017 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

SERA Husky and Animal Rescue are holding a coffee and adoption morning in their Charity Shop on Rock Street, this Saturday, February 25, at 12 noon. This event will raise funds for the Rescue Charity, and hopefully home a number of animals currently up for adoption. The dogs will be present […]

Read more ›
Tralee CBS V The Sem Munster Final To Be Streamed Live

Tralee CBS V The Sem Munster Final To Be Streamed Live

February 22, 2017 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you can’t make it to the Corn Uí Mhuirí Football Final this weekend then don’t fret because help is at hand. The match pits great rivals Tralee CBS against St. Brendan’s Killarney on Saturday  at 4:30pm in Austin Stack Park Tralee. It’s sure to draw a big crowd of current […]

Read more ›
Beachcombing And Clean Up This Saturday At Derrymore Beach

Beachcombing And Clean Up This Saturday At Derrymore Beach

February 22, 2017 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A BEACH clean-up has been organised by Clean Coasts and Irish Wildlife Trust at Derrymore Strand on Saturday February 25, at 10.oo am. The Beach Clean event promises to help keep one of the most beautiful spots in Tralee Bay pristine for everyone. As well as cleaning up the inevitable […]

Read more ›
It’s Going To Get A Bit Windy Tonight

It’s Going To Get A Bit Windy Tonight

February 22, 2017 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE Wales and northern England braces itself for Storm Doris, it looks like we won’t escape either… although to a much lesser scale. The deepening Atlantic low pressure system is forecast to track across Ireland and Britain Wednesday night and Thursday. Met Eireann issued a Status Yellow weather advisory for the country […]

Read more ›
Carmel Kelly, Acting Principal and the management team of KCFE Joe Kelly, Mary Murphy and Joanne Roche pictured in advance of Thursdays Open Day.

Open Day To Showcase Courses At Kerry College Of Further Education

February 22, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education (KCFE) is looking forward to holding an open day next week where they can showcase all the facilities they can offer. KCFE at Clash offers the most comprehensive suite of full-time further education courses in the county providing school leavers and adult learners with so much […]

Read more ›
WATCH: Here’s A Different Way Of Looking At Ballyseedy Woods

WATCH: Here’s A Different Way Of Looking At Ballyseedy Woods

February 22, 2017 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

EVERYONE knows Ballyseedy Woods is a great place to get some fresh air and admire the surroundings. However, in this clip (below) they couldn’t look any less like the lovely woods where you take the family for a Sunday stroll. The footage, accompanied by eerie music, gives the area a gothic feel which wouldn’t […]

Read more ›
Participants at the start of the Kerry's Eye Tralee International Marathon from the Aqua Dome on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Organisers Encourage More People To Sign Up For Tralee Marathon Races

February 22, 2017 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tralee Internation Marathon is coming close and organisers are hoping as many people sign up to the races as possible with less than a month to go. The race will take place on Saturday, March 18, (St Patrick’s weekend) in Tralee with the race  due to start at 9.30 from […]

Read more ›
Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

February 21, 2017 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: All our Under 6/8/10 boys are back to the Mounthawk Gym again on Sunday next. The Under 6s train at 10am, the Under 8 lads at 11am and the Under 10 boys at 12.00. Keep it up, boys! Once again we thank the Mercy Mounthawk School Management […]

Read more ›
Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

February 21, 2017 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Our Academy and training for all age groups continue at the usual times. For information contact 0879233449. FIXTURES 23/2/17 Boys U13 Div2 Imperials v Caherciveen Mounthawk 18-00 26/217 Girls U12 Div3 St Mary’s v Imperials Castleisland 14-00 Girls U14 Div1 Glenbeigh v Imperials Glenbeigh 17-00 Boys U12 Div2 Kenmare v […]

Read more ›
Kerry Badminton Association News

Kerry Badminton Association News

February 21, 2017 at 4:55 pm Comments are Disabled

BADMINTON Two well known picturesque parts of Ireland, Killarney and Galway, were the focal points of the badminton world from a Kerry perspective last weekend. The Killarney Sports and Leisure centre hosted the CPC.IE sponsored Kerry Associations singles championships for divisions 2 and 4 for both ladies and men. In […]

Read more ›
St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

February 21, 2017 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

By Club PRO Tommy Naughton  U13 SFAI Regional Cup Semi Final On saturday 25th February our U13a side host Charleville in Christy Leahy Park at 2-00pm . All support for the boys would be extremely welcome and hopefully see the boys reach the SFAI Regional Final. ST.BRENDAN’S PARK FC GROUNDS DEVELOPMENT DRAW […]

Read more ›
The St. Brendan's Boys U10s pictured with coach Casey O'Donnell that competed at the U10 
Blitz at Moyderwell last Sunday

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

February 21, 2017 at 4:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  RESULTS U12 Div 2 Plate Semi-final St. Brendan’s 39 Gneeveguilla 35 St. Brendan’s hosted Gneeveguilla last Wednesday evening in an eagerly awaited plate semi-final. The game ended in victory for St. Brendan’s by four points after a brave comeback by Gneeveguilla in the second half. The opening quarter was […]

Read more ›
Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

February 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens Results: Sat Feb 18th: 1.            Anton O, Callaghan (2)42 Points 2.            Denis Mannix (18) 38 Points Sun 19th Feb: 1.            Tomas Eoin Dowling (15) 44 Points 2.            Paudie O’Keefe (10) 43 Points Team Scores: 1.            Maurice Laide 150 Points 2.            Alan Kelly 149 Points 3.            Ray Kelly 145 Points […]

Read more ›
Paco Tralee To Host Coffee Morning And Fashion Show Fundraiser

Paco Tralee To Host Coffee Morning And Fashion Show Fundraiser

February 21, 2017 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

PACO at The Mall, Tralee, is holding a coffee morning and fashion show on this Friday morning,  in aid of the family of a local woman who passed away earlier this year. Patricia Flavin (nee Guerin) was a young woman from Ballyheigue who died suddenly, leaving behind a husband and five children. […]

Read more ›
Playschool To Benefit From A Night Of Style Tips From Joan

Playschool To Benefit From A Night Of Style Tips From Joan

February 21, 2017 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

BLENNERVILLE Community Playschool are hosting an evening of style and glamour at Benner’s Hotel, on Friday February 24. Fashion expert Joan Cashman, of the Colour and Image Academy, will provide guests with loads of advice on how to create a stylish wardrobe that suits every woman’s colour, shape, personality and […]

Read more ›
Irish Independent columnist, Billy Keane, receiving a CIE Tours International Merit Visit Award for John B. Keane’s Pub, Kerry from Elizabeth Crabill, Chief Executive Officer, CIE Tours International, at CIE Tours International’s 27th Annual Awards of Excellence, Dublin City Hall, 20th February, 2017

PHOTOS: Kerry Hotels And Pubs Honoured At CIE Awards Of Excellence

February 21, 2017 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY hotels and pubs took home awards yesterday at a reception in Dublin City Hall on for the 27th CIE Tours International Awards for Excellence. Thirteen overall category winners from around the country were chosen according to customer feedback with a total of 99 winners including hotels, entertainment venues and tourist […]

Read more ›
Kerry Households To Be Asked To Take Part In National Travel Survey

Kerry Households To Be Asked To Take Part In National Travel Survey

February 21, 2017 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of Kerry households will be asked to take part in the National Household Travel Survey 2017 over the coming weeks. The National Transport Authority (NTA) has announced the start of their survey which will collect information on travel patterns of the Irish public, targeting over 6000 households from all over Ireland. The […]

Read more ›
Table Quizzes To Decide Who Will Be The ‘Brains Of Kerry’

Table Quizzes To Decide Who Will Be The ‘Brains Of Kerry’

February 21, 2017 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW table quiz, billed as the ‘Brains of Kerry’ takes place over the coming fortnight. The regional semi-finals with take place at seven different venues across Kerry, including in Tralee, on Thursday, February, 23. The Brandon Hotel will host the Tralee heat at 8.30pm with the same questions asked at each quiz by […]

Read more ›
Up To 20 Jobs Created As New Lidl Opens This Thursday

Up To 20 Jobs Created As New Lidl Opens This Thursday

February 21, 2017 at 11:07 am 1 comment

UP to 20 new jobs will be created this week when the new Lidl supermarket opens at its Edward Street site this Thursday. The building is complete and they’re stocking the store at the old Heiton Buckley site, with the finishing touches to some landscaping and paving work taking place before the opening. Their second store in […]

Read more ›
Council Holds Civic Reception For Members Of The Defence Forces

Council Holds Civic Reception For Members Of The Defence Forces

February 21, 2017 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council held a Civic Reception to honour members of the Defence Forces for their contribution to United Nations peacekeeping, on Monday. Members of the permanent Defence Forces and the reserve Defence Forces were welcomed in the council chambers for the occasion, by proposer of the Civic Reception, Councillor Jim […]

Read more ›
Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

St Brendans League Sunday 19/02 Ballymac were out in force again this Sunday when they met Ardfert in Churchill in this very important St Brendans League game. Weather conditions were not perfect but this did not deter the Ballymac side from bringing home the win with a great performance on […]

Read more ›
The contestants in the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Club 'Strictly Come Dancing' event with choreographer Jackie O'Mahony (middle row, fourth from right). Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 5:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Strictly Come Dancing: The Healy Rooms were the place to be last Friday night 17th Feb as the club launched its inaugural Strictly Come Dancing which will take place on Saturday night the 25th March in the Mount Brandon Hotel. The talk, for once was not on line balls, third […]

Read more ›
John Mitchels

John Mitchels GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 5:28 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 County League Games Adult membership €60 O.A.P €20 Students/Juveniles €30 Family […]

Read more ›
Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 4:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Under 6/8/10/12 Coaching Workshop:  It was great to see a strong turnout of coaches to day at the under 6/8/10/12 Coaching Workshop with Tralee Parnells Hurling & Camogie Club and Tralee Parnells Camogie very well represented. Some age groups are back training already and these will be joined by the others in the coming […]

Read more ›
Austin Stacks GAA Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

DEATH OF MICK RYAN: All in the Club and in the local community were saddened last week to learn of the death of Mick Ryan, The Oaks, Tralee and late of Navan Road, Dublin and St. Vincent’s CBS, Glasnevin. Mick was son of the late Dan Ryan, a former All Ireland […]

Read more ›
Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 4:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil faced John Mitchels in the third round of the Brendan’s League in John Mitchels under lights on Friday night. Na Gaeil were first to draw blood courtesy of Rob Murphy who scored from 14 yards after Jamie Lowham broke the ball favourable to the on rushing wing back. Na […]

Read more ›
St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 2, 9, 19 & 27. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Amber Healy c/o Tony Casey, Caroline Clapham c/o Betty’s Bar, Michael Curran Blennerville, Marion O Halloran Derrymore West and Katie Burke Curraheen. […]

Read more ›
Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

All Ireland Champions: Congratulations to Glenbeigh Glencar who defeated Rock in the Junior All Ireland Final in Croke Park on Sunday. This is a wonderful achievement and great credit goes to their manager Aidan O’ Shea, his management team and the extended panel of players who put in a tremendous […]

Read more ›
Hundreds Of Schoolchildren Working On Their Entrepreneurial Skills

Hundreds Of Schoolchildren Working On Their Entrepreneurial Skills

February 20, 2017 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

PRIMARY school children throughout Kerry are busy building businesses and learning skills for the future as the Junior Entrepreneur Programme has returned. Twenty six primary schools through Kerry – with many in the Tralee area – and 602 students have signed up to this year’s programme. The free 12 – 16 […]

Read more ›

image