Archive for March 16th, 2017

Bryan Cooper arrives in Blennerville with the jockey's trophy he won for winning the Gold Cup last week at Cheltenham. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bryan Cooper Gets His Second Win At Cheltenham 2017

March 16, 2017 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY may not have been the best of days for Bryan Cooper, but that was forgotten by 4.20pm this afternoon. The Tralee jockey was on ‘Road To Respect’ who won the Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate Handicap. He brought home the Noel Meade trained horse at odds of 14/1 to […]

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Denis Nominated For ‘Silver Surfer’ Award

Denis Nominated For ‘Silver Surfer’ Award

March 16, 2017 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has been nominated in an awards scheme which honours senior citizens who have enthusiastically taken to using technology and the internet. Denis O’Regan (81) from The Kerries is one of three Kerry nominees in the ‘Silver Surfer’ awards – sponsored by eir and run with Age Action Ireland – aimed at raising awareness among […]

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The Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking at in Ballyseedy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Taoiseach To Visit IT Tralee This Month

March 16, 2017 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

FRESH from his visit to the States this week, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, T.D. will visit the IT Tralee on Monday, March 27. His visit it to launch the commencement of the construction of the Kerry Sports Academy. Contracts for the project will be signed on Friday March 24, with […]

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Sadness In Town At Passing Of Donie Houlihan

Sadness In Town At Passing Of Donie Houlihan

March 16, 2017 at 12:58 pm 1 comment

THERE was sadness in town this morning at news of the death of Donie Houlihan. Donie, of Connolly Park and formerly of O’Rahillys Villas,  was well known and loved throughout Tralee and beyond as a former publican, sportsman, raconteur and rogue, but above all a gentleman. He passed away last night […]

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Michael Healy-Rae with the Best Dressed Lady, Tracey Kerins and the Best Dressed Man, Martin O'Shea at the Castlebar on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Great Fun At Best Dressed Day In The Castle Bar

March 16, 2017 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE Castle Bar was rocking on Wednesday as the pub enjoys their busiest week of the year for Cheltenham. On Wednesday, those who couldn’t be at the real thing in the Cotswolds, attended the Best Dressed Day at the bar. Martin O’Shea came out with Best Dressed man, as decided by a ‘secret’ judge. […]

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New System Sees Records Of Babies Born At UHK To Be Stored Digitally

New System Sees Records Of Babies Born At UHK To Be Stored Digitally

March 16, 2017 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

BABIES born at University Hospital Kerry will now have their records stored digitally rather than on paper after the Maternal and Newborn Clinical Management System (MN-CMS) went live in the hospital on Saturday. This ‘go live’ marks the introduction of an electronic health record (EHR) for all women and babies receiving maternity services in […]

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Murt Murphy’s Tips For Day Three Of Cheltenham

Murt Murphy’s Tips For Day Three Of Cheltenham

March 16, 2017 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

We’re halfway through the greatest racing festival on earth and sports journalist and racing fan, Murt Murphy, has some tips for day three of Cheltenham… Its 2-0 to the Bookmakers, as Wednesday proved a horrible day for punters. Who would have predicted that Douvan (who appears to have injured himself during […]

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Aoife King, Patrick O'Donnell, Jordan Tearle, Sean Gannon, Sean Trant and Sally O'Mahony at rehearsals for Mercy Mounthawk's production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk’s ‘Romeo And Juliet’ Nominated For National Award

March 16, 2017 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

  THE shortlist for the annual Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards has been revealed and Mercy Mounthawk are again in the running. The school, has been shortlisted in the Best Set category for secondary schools for its set creation in the school production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’. Judges said the set […]

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