Archive for May 17th, 2017

Two Kerry Houses Sell At Allsop Auction

Two Kerry Houses Sell At Allsop Auction

May 17, 2017 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry houses sold today at the latest Allsop online auction, with one of the properties almost fetching double the low end of the reserve price. There were over 140 properties for sale and just two were in Kerry. No.8 Sand Dune Cottages, Banna, had a reserve range of between €35,000 – €45,000 and after […]

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Musicians rehearsing before the opening of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí at the Rose Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Days Of Fleadh Cheoil Kicks Off Tonight In Tralee

May 17, 2017 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will be awash with trad musicians over the next five days as the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí comes to town for the second year in a row. The event is set to be a big economic boost to the town with thousands of visitors over the rest of the week. It […]

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Dáire Kennelly (second left) with Coach Jimmy Diggins of Tralee Imperials, teacher and assistant coach Lyndsey  Moriarty and teacher and coach John Dowling. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Student Dáire Makes Irish Under 16 Basketball Squad

May 17, 2017 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a proud day for the Kennelly family and Mercy Mounthawk school when news emerged yesterday that a student had made an Irish basketball team. Third year student Dáire Kennelly, from Camp, made the final 12 of the Irish Under 16 team to travel to Sofia in Bulgaria this […]

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Presentation Secondary School TY students who received certificates to mark their involvement in the Children's Liturgy Programme at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church. Also included are teachers Norma Foley, Sheila O'Connell and Fr Patsy Lynch of St Brendan's. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Students Take Part In Children’s Liturgy Programme

May 17, 2017 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Secondary School students received certs today to mark their involvement with a children’s liturgy programme. The Transition Year students were involved as part of the school’s Faith In Action programme co-ordinated through the Religious Education department. “We had 35 students who participated in the children’s liturgy programme at Our Lady […]

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Walk And Talk In Ballyseedy Woods This Sunday For Mental Health Awareness

Walk And Talk In Ballyseedy Woods This Sunday For Mental Health Awareness

May 17, 2017 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

A WELL-KNOWN local mental health campaigner is organising an event in Ballyseedy Woods next Sunday to in support of the Green Ribbon campaign. Organised by Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne, ‘Let’s Talk And Walk’ will take place at 3pm from the entrance to the woods (not far from Ballygarry House Hotel) and it’s an […]

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Lorcan O'Connor, Aisling O'Connell and Cian Shiels  at the ITT Creative Media Department Horizon Exhibit at the Education Centre on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Final Curtain Falls For Students Of ITT Creative Media Department,

May 17, 2017 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

  By Cliona Lawton ITT Creative Writing for Digital Media Student LAST Thursday the Institute of Technology, Tralee’s Creative Media Department Horizon Exhibit took place in association with The Education Centre. Final year students from the Honours Degree Programmes in Creative Writing for Digital Media, TV, Radio and New Media […]

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Zoe O Connor, who is a finalist in the .eu Web Awards 2016

Zoe’s World: The Stressful Insanity Of Preparing For The Leaving Cert

May 17, 2017 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

HELLO, it’s me; your local leaving cert student. I’m not going to inform about how long it is to my leaving cert – because honestly I don’t want to think about it. Thank you to random passerbys who seem to think it is their duty to inform me that it […]

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