Archive for March 30th, 2017

Star-Studded Line-Up For Lee Strand & NDC Health And Wellbeing Evening

Star-Studded Line-Up For Lee Strand & NDC Health And Wellbeing Evening

March 30, 2017 at 5:20 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand and the National Dairy Council are delighted to announce an exciting evening centred on Health and Wellbeing on Thursday 6th April in the Brandon Hotel, Tralee. The event will host high profile guest speakers including: Derval O’Rourke, Irish Olympic Athlete and cookbook author; Aidan O’Mahony, Kerry Football legend and […]

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What A Difference A Lick Of Paint Makes

What A Difference A Lick Of Paint Makes

March 30, 2017 at 4:59 pm 1 comment

IT’S amazing how just a lick of paint can brighten up a street. Painters are working on The Corner House – popularly known as Godley’s Bar in years gone by – and passers-by and motorists have noticed how a coat of paint has really brightened up the Rock Street/Pembroke Street […]

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Aideen Fox, Sarah Ferguson, Rachel O'Regan and Laura Harty  at the Mounthawk Parent's Council Table Quiz on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Parents Council Holds Annual Table Quiz

March 30, 2017 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS and parents tasted their general knowledge at Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School on Wednesday night. Organised by the Parents Council, the annual quiz is a big fundraiser and all money raised goes back into the school. The quiz was held in the school’s new Centenary Hall, as opposed to the previous years […]

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Madeline Doyle, Aileen Diggins, Miriam O'Callaghan, Andrea O'Donoghue, Mark Sullivan, Aine Moriarty and Linda McMahon at the launch of the Midsummer's Ball at the Rose Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Miriam O’Callaghan Launches Midsummer’s Charity Ball In The Rose Hotel

March 30, 2017 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be some well-known faces gracing a charity ball in the Rose Hotel this June with some great prizes to be won. The Midsummer’s Ball in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK will take place on June 9, at the hotel and Miriam O’Callaghan was in town on Wednesday […]

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David Moran, Catríona Uí Churráin, and Colm Ó hAiniféin with rang a cúig at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn at the launch of their Junior Enterprise Project. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils Magnetic Project Attracts Great Interest

March 30, 2017 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

AS part of the Junior Entrepreneur Programme, fifth class pupils at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn set up their own business called Mi Magnets. The students sold thousands of fridge magnets to local clubs as part of the project. Austin Stacks Club commissioned the students to develop personalised magnets for the club, to […]

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Tralee-Based Author’s Forthcoming Book To Be Inspired By Joanne O’Riordan

Tralee-Based Author’s Forthcoming Book To Be Inspired By Joanne O’Riordan

March 30, 2017 at 10:02 am 1 comment

A TRALEE-BASED author launched his third children’s book on Monday, in the scenic surroundings of  An Clochán National School at the foot​ of Mount Brandon where the book is set. ‘Gravespeakers: Crispin’ is the third book in the series by Anthony Garvey – the others are Gravespeakers: Maria and Gravespeakers: Ruth […]

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Mick Quinn in his Ford Escort.

Tralee Gears Up For Influx Of Rally Enthusiasts

March 30, 2017 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

RALLYING returns to Kerry for the first time this year with the annual Circuit of Kerry Rally, based in Tralee on Sunday. The Rose Hotel-sponsored rally is the first of four major rallies set to take place in The Kingdom this year and organiser, Kerry Motor Club, has set a high […]

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Students of Presentation Secondary School, Listowel, Cara O'Brien, Sadhbh Carmody, Selena McCool, Eimear Quin, and Kaylene Chute at Ceiliúradh na nÓg at the Brandon Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Students From Around Kerry Attend Ceiliúradh na nÓg

March 30, 2017 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ceiliúradh na nOg took place on Wednesday, March 29 at the Brandon Hotel, Tralee. Ceiliúradh na nOg is a faith programme for Transition Year and Fifth Year students and 300 of them, representing 15 of the post-primary schools from throughout the diocese, took part on the day. The students were given the […]

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Picture shows Poet Professor Brendan Kennelly with President Michael D Higgins at a reception in the Shelbourne Hotel on St. Stephen’s Green,Dublin  where he received  the inaugural Kerry Association in Dublin Arts Award.The award was presented to Professor Brendan Kennelly by President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins. 
President Higgins presented the bespoke piece of Dingle Crystal to Brendan and in his address, President Higgins paid tribute to his close personal friend and fellow poet. The President spoke of Brendan’s ‘immense’ influence on Irish arts and society.  
The Kerry Association in Dublin was established in 1951 and aims to develop the great sporting, literary and cultural heritage of Kerry. 2017 is the inaugural year of the Association’s Arts Award which was sponsored by Kerry Group plc and it is intended to be an annual reward, to recognise a Kerry individual’s excellence in the Arts. Professor Kennelly was chosen by the selection committee to be the first recipient of the award for his outstanding achievements in Literature. Jimmy Deenihan, former TD and Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, chaired the selection committee.  
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President Higgins Makes Special Presentation To Brendan Kennelly

March 30, 2017 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE inaugural Kerry Association in Dublin Arts Award was presented to Professor Brendan Kennelly by President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins this evening at a reception in the Shelbourne Hotel on St. Stephen’s Green. President Higgins presented a bespoke piece of Dingle Crystal to Brendan and in his address, President Higgins […]

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What Twitter Had To Say About The Kerry Under 21s

What Twitter Had To Say About The Kerry Under 21s

March 30, 2017 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

The Kerry Under 21s beat Cork on Rebel soil for the first time in 20 years last night. Jack O’Connor’s charges did it in style too at Pairc Uí Rinn racking up 2-16 in a 16 point win over the home side. Andrew Barry won the man of the match […]

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