Archive for August, 2017

31 August 2017; Jerry Kennelly is presented with the Irish Academy of Management Whitaker Award 2017 at the Queen’s Management School at Queen’s University in Belfast. Photo by Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Tralee Entrepreneur Receives The Prestigious TK Whitaker Award

August 31, 2017 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE entrepreneur, Jerry Kennelly, was today presented with the TK Whitaker Award, the highest honour that the Irish Academy of Management (IAM) can bestow, at the Queen’s Management School at Queen’s University in Belfast. Previous recipients include Denis Brosnan (2014), Margaret Downes (2015) and Dr Martin Naughton (2016). The pre-eminent […]

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Zoe’s World: I’m About To Fly The Nest

Zoe’s World: I’m About To Fly The Nest

August 31, 2017 at 2:08 pm 2 comments

AS a child, I always dreamed of moving away from home, spreading my wings and exploring the world. I know that not every child is like that, people who don’t want to join the masses of people in airport queues or who don’t want to go to college. Which of […]

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More Details Announced On Culture Night Events In Tralee

August 31, 2017 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

MAYOR of Tralee Municipal District, Norma Foley, along with Moira Murrell, CE of Kerry County Council were in Tralee Town Park on Wednesday to announce more details of Culture Night which will take place this year on Friday, September 22 from 5.00 to 11.00pm. Arts and Cultural venues across the […]

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Clodagh, Jayden and Katie on their first day at St Brendan's NS Blennerville on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All Smiles On First Day At Blennerville, Moyderwell And Presentation Schools

August 31, 2017 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE new arrivals at St Brendan’s NS Blennerville, Moyderwell Mercy and Presentation Primary weren’t long in settling in on Wednesday morning. There’s 30 pupils out in Blennerville this year, while both Moyderwell and Pres have two classes each. All schools said the kids settled in well. Principal of Moyderwell, Moira […]

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Harry Rooney and Max Fitzgibbon on their first day at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Day For Juniors At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn and Holy Family

August 31, 2017 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW experience and new friends awaited pupils at schools all over town on Wednesday. At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn there were two classes of junior infants  beginning their schooldays and everything went smoothly, with the tears drying up once parents left the little ones with the teachers. The same was […]

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Businesses Can Get Up To €2,500 In Trading Online Vouchers

Businesses Can Get Up To €2,500 In Trading Online Vouchers

August 30, 2017 at 4:46 pm Comments are Disabled

TRADING online vouchers to the value of €2,500 are still available to support small Kerry businesses to enhance their online trading presence. The vouchers can be used in a variety of ways, including to advertise online on websites such as TraleeToday.ie. There is a free training session in Tralee next month and is the first […]

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Tim Sullivan and Kacey O'Driscoll who are taking on a cycling challenge in honour of Tim's father Danny.

Cycle In Danny’s Honour Already Raises Over £20,000 For Hospital

August 30, 2017 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING cycle in honour of a great Kerryman who is ill in London, has already raised over £20,000 for a hospital there. Kerry Association London Chairman, Danny Sullivan, who owns a successful construction company, his charitable work and helping out new arrivals from Ireland, suffered a cerebral haemorrhage in June […]

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PHOTOS: A Year To Remember For The Young Rockies

PHOTOS: A Year To Remember For The Young Rockies

August 30, 2017 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks juvenile teams are on a high of late with numerous titles won over the past few months. With this being the centenary year of the club, they decided to mark the success by gathering in the clubhouse on Tuesday night to capture the teams for posterity. The […]

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Róisín McCarthy with parents Trish and Justin at Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Welcomes New Arrivals As Schooldays Begin

August 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sun may have been beaming down on us this morning, but summer’s certainly over for primary schoolchildren this morning as thousands head back to the books. For junior infants it’s a daunting but exciting time, as we could see when we visited Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh early on Wednesday. […]

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Suicide Awareness Vigil To Take Place In Town Next Month

Suicide Awareness Vigil To Take Place In Town Next Month

August 30, 2017 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

AN event to mark World Suicide Day will be held for the fifth year in a row in Tralee on September 10, to remember those lost to suicide. Organised by Tralee resident and mental health issues campaigner, Gerard Collins, a candlelight vigil will be held in Pearse Park at 10pm. […]

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Man Dies In Road Collision On Castleisland/Abbeyfeale Road

Man Dies In Road Collision On Castleisland/Abbeyfeale Road

August 29, 2017 at 8:49 pm Comments are Disabled

A MAN has died in the road collision which occurred earlier today on the Castleisland to Abbeyfeale road. Gardai in Listowel are investigating the two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Ballyduff, Knocknagoshel on the N21 Castleisland to Abbeyfeale Road at approximately 1pm today. A man in his […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

August 29, 2017 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: (i) SUNDAY morning football at 11am. (ii) THURSDAY football at the usual times…U6/8s at 5.45pm and U10s at 6.30pm. PEIL FAOI 12: The Central League: our next encounter will be on the 4th September (Dé Luain) v Laune Rangers. PEIL FAOI 13: (i) The Under 13 boys were unlucky v Ballymac […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

August 29, 2017 at 4:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Results: Exchange with Ceann sibeal  MC13 sponsored by Tralee Town House 1st: Darragh Patrick Carmody (06) 39 Points 2nd: Tom Egan (12) 39 Points 3rd: Edmund G Buckley (16)39 Points 4th: Mark Leahy (06)38 Points 5th: John W Murphy (14) 38 Points 6th: David Leen (07) 38 Points Best Gross: […]

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CH Chemists To Welcome Another Top Make-Up Artist Next Month

CH Chemists To Welcome Another Top Make-Up Artist Next Month

August 29, 2017 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE high-profile beauty bloggers/make-up artists continue to come to CH Chemists in the Mall and next month there’s another special event. A Real Techniques Makeup Masterclass with Jade Mullett Pro MUA takes place on Saturday, September 23 at 2pm. Tickets are €5 and are fully redeemable with Real Techniques purchases […]

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A crowd watching chef Odran Lucey giving a cookery demo in the Square as part of the Tralee Food Festival on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Plans Advanced For Third Tralee Food Festival Next Month

August 29, 2017 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

FOODIES rejoice as plans are advanced for the third annual Tralee Food Festival taking place from Friday, September 22 to Sunday, September 24. On the Friday, there is a charity ‘Celebrity Chef’ night in Croí Restaurant in The Square where a mystery person will cook for diners. Proceeds will go […]

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Serious Road Accident On Castleisland/Abbeyfeale Road

Serious Road Accident On Castleisland/Abbeyfeale Road

August 29, 2017 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are asking people to avoid the Castleisland to Abbeyfeale road this afternoon after an accident involving two cars and a lorry. At least two people are reported to be injured, one of them seriously, in the collision which occurred north of Meenleitrim. Emergency services are attending the scene. The […]

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Tralee Toastmasters look forward to a new season. back row: Anthony Garvey, Donal McCarthy, Eamonn Bannan, Sergey Udaltsov, John McGillicuddy, front row: Derry Butler, Lily Tangney.

Tralee Toastmasters Look For New Members As Season Begins

August 29, 2017 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Toastmasters will hold their first meeting of the season on Monday, September 4th, at 8pm, in Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA club. Anyone wishing to improve their public speaking and leadership skills is welcome to attend. “This year is special for our club because we will celebrate our 25th anniversary,” said […]

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Mikey Boyle gets his shot away despite Dougie Fitzell's efforts. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hurling Championship Semi-Finals To Be A Double-Header

August 29, 2017 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE dates and times for the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Semi Finals were decided at the County CCC meeting on Monday night. It will be a double-header in Austin Stack Park on Sunday, September 24, where Lixnaw will play St Brendans at 2pm followed by Kilmoyley against Ballyduff at 3.45pm. […]

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Fun And Lively After-School Classes With Perform Speech & Drama

Fun And Lively After-School Classes With Perform Speech & Drama

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

Sponsored WITH the beginning of a new school year you may be considering after-school activities for your children. Perform Speech & Drama provides children with an opportunity to improve their communications skills and boost their confidence in a fun way. Perform is a Speech & Drama school, now in its […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

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

Senior B: Churchill’s second team kicked off their Cahill Cup Championship with a win over St Senans on Thursday evening in Churchill. Final score was Churchill 4-03 ; St Senans 0-05. Sean Mortimer, making his long awaited return from injury, came on as second half sub and scored two goals […]

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Stacks And O’Rahillys To Play In ‘Home’ Championship Double Header

Stacks And O’Rahillys To Play In ‘Home’ Championship Double Header

August 29, 2017 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

WITH Kerry out of the All-Ireland, it’s down to business in the Garveys Supervalu Senior Football Championship next month, as the schedule for games was approved at the County CCC meeting on Monday night. Austin Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys will be part of a double header in Austin Stack Park on Saturday, […]

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Man Arrested In Connection With Stabbing Incident In Tralee

August 29, 2017 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

A MAN was arrested late last night in connection with the stabbing incident in Moyderwell, Tralee yesterday. He is being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act in Killarney Garda Station at the moment. A man in his 60s was stabbed on the street outside Tralee Library at […]

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Gardaí Investigate Stabbing Incident In Moyderwell This Afternoon

Gardaí Investigate Stabbing Incident In Moyderwell This Afternoon

August 28, 2017 at 5:05 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating a stabbing incident in the town this afternoon. The man in his 60s was stabbed on the street outside Tralee Library at around 2pm. The man is believed to have been stabbed a number of times according to gardai. He was brought to University Hospital […]

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Dublin 27th August 2017
Bewley’s Employees Gear Up for Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice.
The Bewley’s cycle team, Charlie Scully, Joe Hann Davis, Mark Saunders – Brand Director at Bewley’s and Jason Doyle set off on a 500km cross country cycle to raise much needed funds for Hospices nationwide as part of Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s which takes place on Thursday 14th September. The cycle kicks off on the 1st September in a bid to rise €7,000 for local hospice care and finishes four days later in Dublin. 
For those interested in hosting a coffee morning to help raise funds for their local hospice, you can register at www.hospicecoffeemorning.com. Alternatively you can text COFFEE to 50300 to donate €4 to your local hospice.

Cyclists To Set Off On Fundraiser From New Palliative Care Unit

August 28, 2017 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Friday sees six Bewley’s employees set off from Tralee on a 500km cross country cycle to raise much needed funds for Hospices nationwide. It’s all part of Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s which takes place on Thursday 14th September. The cycle kicks off on the September […]

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Cyclists gather before the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 28, 2017 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Na Gaeil Annual Cycle   Na Gaeil Annual Cycle took place on Saturday last and was a great success considering that it clashed with the Kerry v Mayo match in Croke Park. Over 60 cyclists took part, some cycling the 40km route and the more experienced cyclists doing the 80km route. The […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

August 28, 2017 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Strand Road: We played Dr Crokes in the semi final of the Molyneaux Cup on Friday night last ( 25th) in Strand Road and ended up on the wrong side of a 4 point deficit, 0-14 to 1-07. This was a game where we enjoyed plenty of possession but found […]

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The contestants in the Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

August 28, 2017 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

  STRICTLY COME DANCING: Lights, Camera, Action…Austin Stacks 7th production of Strictly Come Dancing – Dancing through the Decades – was a resounding success, with 1400 patrons attending the Festival Dome on Saturday 26th August. Very popular winners on the night were Norma O’Connor (representing Kirby’s Brogue Inn)  and Kevin Cotter […]

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St Pats

St Pat’s GAA Club News

August 28, 2017 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 1, 13, 14 & 19. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Joan Allman c/o Brendan Poff, Catherine Copper c/o Val Burke, Cathal Scanlon Tonevane, Richard Fitzgerald c/o Rock Inn and Ava Kelliher Annagh.Next […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

August 28, 2017 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors Ballymac will play NaGaeil in The County league final on Sunday 03rd of September at 1.30pm at Ballymac , while Ballymac have already secured promotion this season this final will be the pinnacle of season and we welcome all support in what is sure to be an exciting game. Lotto […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

August 28, 2017 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR MEN CO LEAGUE –  Round 11 Home to Milltown/Castlemaine  1.30 p.m. Sunday September 3rd PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SENIOR TEAM IMPORTANT NOTICE – MOUTHGUARDS: Please notify and advise all team managers both in the Senior and Underage structure of the importance of passing on the below information to their players. […]

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