Archive for April 2nd, 2017

Darren Dineen lays off a pass during the match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry May Be Down But There’s A Great Future For Hurling In The County

April 2, 2017 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reflects on Kerry’s loss of Division 1B status and says the hurlers can hold their heads high as great ambassadors for the county… We left Thomond Park on Saturday evening on a high after witnessing Munster demolish Toulouse in the final minutes with an ex Leinster man Andrew […]

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Daryl Byrne, Melanie Clancy and Josh Lowham at the Beast Challenge in Banna on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The Beast Challenge In Banna (Part 2)

April 2, 2017 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE popularity of the Banna Beach Challenge is growing and growing judging by the crowds at the event yesterday. As we told you earlier (click here) there were hundreds of participants of varying ages for the various obstacle courses. We were there to capture some of the tired and relieved faces […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 2, 2017 at 11:29 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)… Well done to these ladies… @MakeAWish_ie some great volunteering work […]

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Siobhan Ní Mhathúna, Meadowlands Hotel; Michelle Diggins, Ballygarry House Hotel; Heather McIver, Meadowlands Hotel and Michele King, The Rose Hotel at the launch of the new Tralee tourism information booklet at the Ashe Memorial Hall on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Booklet Promoting All That’s Great About Tralee Launched

April 2, 2017 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW 52-page tourism information booklet aimed at encouraging people to visit Kerry’s capital town for business or pleasure, has been launched by Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Terry O’Brien. The booklet, which is packed with information about local accommodation, hospitality, indoor and outdoor attractions, festivals, events and leisure activities, is effectively an […]

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NO REPRO FEE 29/3/2017 Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD today launched the Guaranteed Irish video competition at Loreto College on St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin. The initiative matches Transition Year students and local businesses, with the aim to produce creative videos profiling businesses at community level. Pictured at the launch were students, from left, Hana Gallagher (16) from Sandymount, Ellen McKim (15) from Blackrock, Tara O’Sullivan (15) from Glasnevin and Isabelle Healy (16) from Glasnevin. Brid O’Connell said: “Today we are really excited to announce details of the Guaranteed Irish video competition, where we are calling on Transition Year students to make a short video about local businesses in their community. We hope that the competition gets Transition Year students involved with their locality, and most importantly that they meet with local businesses.”  PHOTO: Mark Stedman

Call For Transition Years To Profile Local Businesses

April 2, 2017 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION  Year students in Kerry are being encouraged to get involved in the new Guaranteed Irish video competition which involves creating videos of local businesses. Launched by Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD during last week, the initiative matches Transition Year students and local businesses, with the aim to produce creative videos […]

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In front; Deborah Murphy and Eimear Casey. At back; Celine O'Connor, Maggie Doherty, Miriam Healy, Maura O'Connor and Ruth Murphy at the Beast Challenge in Banna on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Beast Of A Day In Banna For Fitness Challenge (Part 1)

April 2, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun came out for the hundreds of fitness enthusiasts who converged on Banna yesterday for what has become the bi-annual Banna Beach Challenge. Around 500 adults and an incredible 450 children turned up in the sunshine to face the obstacles on courses of varying lengths. The adults tackled a […]

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