Archive for June, 2017

The Kerry Minor Team To Face Clare On Sunday Has Been Named

The Kerry Minor Team To Face Clare On Sunday Has Been Named

June 30, 2017 at 8:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry minor team to play Clare in Sunday’s Munster Minor Football Championship Final at Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday next, shows one change in personnel from the side that defeated Cork in the semi-final back in May Sean O’Leary returns from injury in place of Na Gaeil’s Ryan O’Neill at […]

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David Moran, gave a dominant display in midfield. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Here’s The Kerry Side To Battle With The Rebels

June 30, 2017 at 8:01 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S a case of two Tralee men in and two Tralee men back on the bench as the Kerry Senior Football Team to play Cork in the Munster final on Sunday next shows two changes from the side that defeated Clare in the semi final. David Moran is back in […]

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Petrol And Diesel Prices In Town Down Five Cents Per Litre Since January

June 30, 2017 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE price of petrol and diesel has come down by around four cents in many stations in town over the past seven weeks. In our regular check on the prices of fuel, it shows a number of garages reduced their prices recently, with €1.27.5 (€1.17.5 for diesel) the cheapest price shared by three […]

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Next Phase Of €10m Scheme To Improve Dangerous Milltown-Killorglin Road To Commence

Next Phase Of €10m Scheme To Improve Dangerous Milltown-Killorglin Road To Commence

June 30, 2017 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE next phase of the €10million N70 Kilderry Bends Improvement Scheme will commence next week with the closing of tenders for the archaeological test trenching and resolution contract for the project. The improvement scheme includes the provision of a new 3.5km section of the N70 between Milltown and Killorglin. The scheme’s […]

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Mayor of Kerry -- Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council - Cllr John Sheahan (FG), Takes to the chambers at Kerry Conty Council Offices in Tralee . 

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Fine Gael Councillor Elected Mayor Of Kerry

June 30, 2017 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

FINE Gael councillor in the Killarney Municipal District, John Sheahan, has been elected Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council at the annual meeting of the County Council today. Cllr Sheahan, who has been a member of the Council since 2007, was chosen by his colleagues to serve as Cathaoirleach for the […]

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Priests On The Move From Tralee As Clerical Changes Announced

Priests On The Move From Tralee As Clerical Changes Announced

June 30, 2017 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

FR Patsy Lynch will be leaving St Brendan’s next month, The Spa will lose Fr Eamonn Mulvihill to be replaced by Fr Pat Crean Lynch of Ballymac, while Msgr Sean Hanafin will become PP in Ballybunion as a number of clerical changes have been announced in the Diocese of Kerry. Bishop […]

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Part of the crowd at last years drawn Munster Final. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Good News If You Fancy A Pint Before Sunday’s Games

June 30, 2017 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re thinking of getting to Killarney early for the game on Sunday, then the good news is you can get a pint early before the action. The bars of Killarney have been granted permission in Killarney District Court this morning to open at 11am on Sunday, instead of the […]

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The new Mayor of Tralee with her husband Denis Maguire. Photo by Dermot Crean

Norma Looks Forward To Year Ahead As Mayor Of Tralee

June 30, 2017 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Mayor of Tralee wants to harness the spirit of community activism and volunteering across all parts of the Municipal District to work together for the betterment of the area during her time in office. Fianna Fáil’s Norma Foley was speaking after she was elected as Mayor on Friday […]

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James O'Donoghue, 2015 SFC Munster Final Replay. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Five Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

June 30, 2017 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and with the weather expected to be pretty ok, you might as well get out and about. Here’s a few things to go to… Friday 1. Fashion and coffee… If you’re reading this before 1pm on Friday you can head down to Paco on The Mall for […]

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Tralee Woman Appointed Coroner For South And East Kerry

Tralee Woman Appointed Coroner For South And East Kerry

June 29, 2017 at 5:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new coroner for South and East Kerry is a Tralee woman. Solicitor, Aisling O’Sullivan-Quilter has been appointed following the retirement of Terence Casey in May and will preside over inquests of people from South and East Kerry at Killarney Courthouse. Ms O’Sullivan-Quilter, who practices at her father’s firm, Philip O’Sullivan and […]

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Kielduff native, Michelle Moore, with architects Dermot Bannon and Ciaran Ferrie after winning the award yesterday in Dubin Castle.

Kielduff Native Teams Up With RTE Star To Win National Design Challenge

June 29, 2017 at 4:35 pm 1 comment

A KIELDUFF native’s idea won the Overall Award at the Homes for Smart Ageing Universal Design Challenge announced yesterday in Dublin. Michelle Moore (née Savage) came up ‘The Abhaile Project’ which she founded and developed with well-known architect Dermot Bannon of RTE fame and another architect Ciarán Ferrie. Michelle — a […]

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Teresa Higgins-Walker, Lee Strand presents Dianne Crean, Principal Ballincrossig NS, Ballyduff with a Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools €500 cheque
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Ballincrossig NS, Ballyduff wins €500 in Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools June Draw

Ballincrossig NS in Ballyduff was presented this week with a Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools €500 cheque. Speaking at the presentation Principal Dianne Crean stated “Ballincrossig N.S. were thrilled to win €500 in the Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools. Grandmothers, grandfathers, aunties, uncles and cousins as well as parents were enlisted to collect Mighty Mikey Milk mascots. The €500 will be used to procure another raised bed for our school garden and graded readers for our shared reading programme. We would like to thank Lee Strand and express how grateful the whole school community are for the €500.”

John O’Sullivan, General Manager, Lee Strand said “Lee Strand would like to congratulate Ballincrossig NS. During the past academic year a total of €2,000 was presented to schools in Kerry & West Limerick providing much valued financial support for schools. Cash 4 Schools will continue in the forthcoming academic year, so keep collecting your Mighty Mikey Milk tokens over the summer for the next draw.”
 
 


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Lee Strand Presents North Kerry School With €500

June 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLINCROSSIG NS in Ballyduff was presented this week with a Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools €500 cheque. Speaking at the presentation Principal Dianne Crean stated; “Ballincrossig N.S. were thrilled to win €500 in the Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools. Grandmothers, grandfathers, aunties, uncles and cousins as well as parents were […]

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WATCH: A Bird’s-Eye View Of Kerins O’Rahillys Against Dr Crokes

WATCH: A Bird’s-Eye View Of Kerins O’Rahillys Against Dr Crokes

June 29, 2017 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

IF there’s any seagulls out there with an interest in the GAA, this is what they see around Strand Road on match day. The wonderful Eagle Sky Media had their drone in the air for the county league clash between Kerins O’Rahillys and Dr Crokes two weeks ago and the […]

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The class of 2017 from St Brendan's NS in Blennerville with Principal Terry O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celebration Time For Blennerville’s Sixth Class Pupils At Graduation

June 29, 2017 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

IT was truly a special night at St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville on Wednesday when the Sixth Class pupils enjoyed a graduation ceremony. The 15 boys and girls who started their schooldays back in 2009 will move on to a new chapter in September, so it was a time to […]

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Mommy Moments: A Year On The Parenting Rollercoaster

Mommy Moments: A Year On The Parenting Rollercoaster

June 29, 2017 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

  One year after giving birth, Jennifer Kissane, has some advice for mommies-to-be… My little baby will be turn one this week. The last 12 months have been an incredible rollercoaster and it has absolutely flown. Life as I know it has been babyfied! Giving birth to a premature baby […]

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Aoibhín Garrihy with her niece Zoe pictured at the official launch of the 17th Annual Tour de Munster cycle in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) and individual beneficiaries hosted at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Co. Clare on Wednesday, 21st June. The four day charity cycle takes place from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th August, and will see over 100 amateur cyclists cycle over 600km around the six counties of Munster, raising funds for the Munster branches of DSI and individual beneficiaries. For more information see www.tourdemunster.com.
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Tour De Munster Cyclists To Stop Off In Tralee This August

June 29, 2017 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 100 amateur cyclists, including cycling legend Sean Kelly, will overnight in Tralee on the 17th annual Tour de Munster this August. Held in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland and individual beneficiaries, the event was  launched at Bunratty Castle recently  by Sean Kelly and actress Aoibhín Garrihy of Dancing With The […]

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Free Access For Under 12s To OPW Heritage Sites This Summer

Free Access For Under 12s To OPW Heritage Sites This Summer

June 29, 2017 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S some good news if you’re wondering what to do with your kids during the summer holidays. It was announced yesterday by the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D., that all children under 12 will be admitted for free to […]

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Open Arms Kerry To Hold Public Meeting Tonight

Open Arms Kerry To Hold Public Meeting Tonight

June 29, 2017 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

A PUBLIC meeting will take place for The Open Arms Kerry Suicide & Mental Health Awareness Centre tonight (Thursday) in The Rose Hotel, Tralee. The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss various issues surrounding mental health and suicide, and as a community how we can tackle them together. […]

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Tralee Schools To Receive Science And Maths Awards

Tralee Schools To Receive Science And Maths Awards

June 28, 2017 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THIRTY primary schools across Kerry, including many in the Tralee area, are to receive awards recognising their work in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) over the 2016/17 school year. Tánaiste and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD, today announced the primary schools that have received a […]

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Woman Comes Forward In Relation To Hit And Run Incident In Tralee

Woman Comes Forward In Relation To Hit And Run Incident In Tralee

June 28, 2017 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

A WOMAN had made contact with gardaí in relation to a hit and run incident in Tralee earlier this month, in which a teenage girl was injured. Gardaí had appealed to the driver of a car involved in the  incident to contact them at Tralee Garda Station. On Thursday, June […]

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Darragh Ó Sé Is Tipping Cork To Beat Kerry By ‘A Couple Of Points’

Darragh Ó Sé Is Tipping Cork To Beat Kerry By ‘A Couple Of Points’

June 28, 2017 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Kerry great, Darragh Ó Sé is saying Cork have it in them to beat Kerry in the Munster final this Sunday in his weekly column in The Irish Times. The six time All-Ireland medal winner says Cork are in the perfect position coming into the game having failed to […]

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Jack Savage in action. Photo by Dermot Crean

Jack Savage Out For Sunday After Undergoing Appendectomy

June 28, 2017 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY and Kerins O’Rahillys star Jack Savage is expected to be ruled out for Sunday’s Munster Final against Cork after undergoing an appendectomy. According to Tony Leen of the Irish Examiner, the forward underwent the procedure yesterday in hospital. The Kerry team will be announced on Friday evening at 8pm. […]

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Kilmoyley's, Darren Twomey, comes under pressure from Crotta's, Tomas O'Connor and Shane Nolan. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PREVIEW: Who Will Win The Opening Kerry SHC Games This Saturday?

June 28, 2017 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks forward to the Garveys SuperValu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship 2017 opening games this weekend in Tralee… Action in the Garveys SuperValu senior hurling championship begins on July 1st when Crotta O’Neills take on the 2016 champions Kilmoyley at 5.30pm in Austin Stack Park. All games in the competition […]

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Taxi drivers Pat O'Carroll, Philip Beirne, Joe Flaherty and Tim Hallissey with Tralee Chamber Alliance President John Drummey promoting the new 'Need A TAXI' initiative by local traders. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Initiative Launched By Chamber Alliance To Help Taxi Drivers

June 28, 2017 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has launched a new ‘Need a TAXI?’ initiative as part of the #loveTralee campaign to give visitors and locals a better experience in Tralee, while supporting the local taxi operators. If anyone needs a taxi they should simply call into a participating shop, café, pub or business […]

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Kerry’s Ed Sheeran Fans Will Be Happy This Morning

Kerry’s Ed Sheeran Fans Will Be Happy This Morning

June 28, 2017 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY fans won’t have far to travel next summer to see superstar Ed Sheeran as he has announced seven stadium dates in Ireland next year, including two in Cork. The English singer will play Páirc Ui Chaoimh on Friday May 4 and Saturday May 5, then on to Belfast on […]

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Gardaí Searching For Teenager From Killarney Reported Missing

Gardaí Searching For Teenager From Killarney Reported Missing

June 27, 2017 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 15 year old Hossein Hashimi who is missing from Port Road, Killarney. Hosseim was last seen at 7pm on the 15th June 2017. He is described as being 5’9”, with black hair and brown eyes. Gardaí believe Hossein […]

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Tralee Golf Club

Tralee Golf Club News

June 27, 2017 at 3:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Men’s Results: 1st : Kelan O’Connor (18) 42 Points 2nd : Ned O’Shea Jnr (12) 40 Points 3rd : Alan M O’Sullivan (8) 40 Points 4th : Des O’Halloran (15) 39 Points 5th : Ronan Shanahan (15) 38 Points Best Gross: David Fitzgerald (2) 32 Points 18+ Handicap:  Mike Galvin (18) […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

June 27, 2017 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

  Seniors: Churchill 0-16 ; Tuosist 1-08. Churchill recorded an important win away to Tuosist on Sunday afternoon in the County League. The win puts us joint third in the table with Cromane and Moyvane, who we play next Saturday evening at 7:30 in Moyvane.  With just 4 games remaining […]

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Coffee/Fashion Morning At Paco To Raise Awareness Of Charity Event

Coffee/Fashion Morning At Paco To Raise Awareness Of Charity Event

June 27, 2017 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

A COFFEE/FASHION morning will be held at a popular Tralee shop for a great cause this Friday morning. Eileen Whelan of Paco on The Mall has organised the event to raise awareness of the annual Jamie Wrenn/Mike Deane walk which takes place in July. From 11am to 1pm, there’ll be […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary Needs Votes To Win Beauty Blog Award

June 27, 2017 at 3:19 pm 1 comment

A WELL-KNOWN Tralee beauty expert is the sole Kerry entrant in the upcoming Irish Beauty Blog Awards and she needs your votes after making the shortlist. Mary O’Donnell, from Listellick, is familiar to many from her ‘Beauty Spot’ slot on the Talkabout show on Radio Kerry, her regular appearances on the ‘Today’ show […]

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