Archive for August 14th, 2017

Coach Paul McMahon with kids at the Cúl Camp at St Pat's GAA Club on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Pat’s GAA Club News

August 14, 2017 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 14, 19, 20 & 23. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Pat O Shea Curraheen, Mary Lyons c/o Tony Casey, Bridget Boyle Derrymore, Paul McCarthy Derryquay and Joseph O Flaherty c/o Texaco. Next […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

August 14, 2017 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors: Just like the recent county championship game vs South Kerry , a blistering start to the second half was the deciding factor in this game when in a purple patch from the 7th to the 14th minute we hit St Marys for 1-05 without reply effectively putting the game beyond […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 14, 2017 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil entertained Dromid Pearses in Round 10 of the County League in Killeen on Saturday evening last on what was a perfect evening for football.  Na Gaeil opened the scoring with a point from their full forward Jamie Lowham. Dromid Pearses quickly responded with two points from Dilan Donoghue and […]

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The couples taking part in this year's Austin Stacks 'Strictly Come Dancing'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

August 14, 2017 at 4:39 pm Comments are Disabled

CENTENARY MASS: Over 200 people attended the Centenary Mass at the Austin Stacks Club on last Tuesday, August 8th. The members were honoured that  Bishop Ray Browne concelebrated the Mass with Fr Pádraig Walsh, Fr Seán Hanafin, Fr Kieran O’Brien and Fr Niall Geaney. Music was provided by Martina Ryan and […]

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14-8-2017: pictured at the launch of the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival which takes place from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September at Listowel Race Track on Monday.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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Press Release:
The Race is on ... to Munster’s biggest and best racing festival - the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival, from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September. Racing highlights include the €175,000 Guinness Kerry National Handicap Steeplechase (Grade A) Chase on Wednesday 13th; the €55,000 Guinness Handicap Hurdle on Thursday 14th and the Listowel Races Supporters Club Sponsored Race 'The Slán Abhaile" on Saturday 16th of September. This year the total Prize Money over the 7-days is €1.2 million (€1,225,500). 

Fashionable racers of all ages can look forward to three days of Best Dressed competitions, including dedicated categories for gentlemen, ladies, younger racers, vintage lovers, couples and the most Stylish Selfie! The fashion highlight of the week is the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day on Friday 15th of September judged by top TV Presenters Maura Derrane and Daithi O Se. The overall McElligotts Honda Best Dressed Lady will win a Honda Jazz for a year and €3,000 in cash, with further cash prizes of €3,000 to be won on the day. The popular Best Dressed Man Competition, sponsored by Emerald Properties, Construction & Property Rentals, Listowel, is on Thursday 14th and will be judged by the Crimmin Triplets. The Listowel Tidy Town / An Taisce The Best Presentation of an Up cycled/Restyled or Authentic Vintage Outfit is on the closing date of the festival, Saturday 16th of September. As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised an extensive range of free entertainment, including the Kerry Group family Day; daily race card draws with cash prizes, promotions, music and more.

“Save your heels - we have got wheels” 
Making a welcome return again on Ladies Day is the Listowel Races double decker bus. With the promise to “Save your heels - we have got wheels” the Listowel Bus is free and will depart from 12 noon, every half hour from the town Square. There will also be music and bubbles on board the bus, with ticket giveaways and prizes. The brainchild of David Fitzmaurice, Chairman of Listowel Racing Company, the bus will bring racegoers in comfort and style to Ladies Day.

Admission is only €20 each day / OAP / Students: €12 and children under 12 have free admission to the race course, when accompanied by an adult. Generous group, corporate, sports clubs and pre booking discounts also available including 7 day ticket for the price of 5 days; 20% discount for pre purchase of 20 tickets or more.   All tickets can be purchased online at

further info: Orla Diffily, PR & Events. Mobile: 086 8399115

Fashion, Fun And Great Racing Is On The Way At Listowel Festival

August 14, 2017 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

THE race is on to Munster’s biggest and best racing festival – the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival, from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September. Racing highlights include the €175,000 Guinness Kerry National Handicap Steeplechase (Grade A) Chase on Wednesday 13th; the €55,000 Guinness Handicap Hurdle on Thursday […]

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Pictures from the Denny Bacon Factory site, Island of Geese, Tralee 2016, for the launch of public consultation by Kerry County Council.
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Denny Factory Demolition Begins And Will Be Completed By End Of Year

August 14, 2017 at 4:11 pm 1 comment

A COMPANY has been appointed to carry out the demolition of the former Denny Factory site and work was due to begin today (Monday). Malachy Walsh and Partners on behalf of Kerry County Council have appointed Munster firm – Loftus Demolition and Recycling Ltd – as the contractor to carry […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

August 14, 2017 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Junior League Final: John Mitchels v Moyvane – Friday 18th August @ 7.30 p.m. at FINUGE ALL SUPPORT WOULD BE APPRECIATED SENIOR MEN CO LEAGUE –  Round 10: We played Dingle last Saturday evening in a vital Round 10 match against Dingle away in what was a beautiful summer’s evening […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

August 14, 2017 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Round 10 of The County league Ballymac V Brosna Result Ballymac 0-24 Brosna 1-11 Ballymac travelled to Brosna in Round 10 of the County League on Saturday 12/08 with the hope of promotion their team to Division two next season, from the off Ballymac showed true spirit and determination and […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

August 14, 2017 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Under 10 and 8 boys Blitz in Limerick: A bus load of players and parents set off for Killeedy Saturday morning from Caherslee. We had enough to field an under 8 team and 2 under panels of 9 players each. The home side of Tournafulla/Killeedy and neighbouring Limerick side Feohanagh/Castlemahon […]

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Celebrate Leaving Cert Results But Keep An Eye On The Timeline

August 14, 2017 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee students are among the thousands who will receive their Leaving Certificate results on Wednesday. Billy Ryle gives some advice on what follows… The eagerly awaited Leaving Cert exam results will be issued by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) to about 60,000 candidates nationwide this Wednesday. The anticipation is intense […]

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KCFE Invites People To Information Session On Options Outside Of CAO

KCFE Invites People To Information Session On Options Outside Of CAO

August 14, 2017 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

SCHOOL leavers and adults considering a return to education are invited to an Information Session on Further Education Options Outside of CAO at Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE), Tralee on Wednesday 23rd August commencing at 6.30pm sharp. “The Information Session will highlight how career goals can be achieved through […]

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Gardaí Seek Information On Stolen Vehicle

Gardaí Seek Information On Stolen Vehicle

August 14, 2017 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAí are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a stolen vehicle from the Ballymac area last week. The car was taken between 5.30am and 7.30pm on Tuesday, August 8 in Flemby, Ballymacelligott. The car is an orange Skoda with licence plate 03-CE-2128. The keys were left in the ignition. Continued below… Gardaí […]

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Gordon Lunn, Adam Lunn, Nathan O'Connor, Calum Naughton and Louise O'Connor at the St Brendan's Park FC 5k Fun Run on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Family Fun At St Brendan’s Park FC 5k Run

August 14, 2017 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great atmosphere up in the St Brendan’s Park FC grounds on Sunday morning as the club hosted a 5k Fun Run. The event was held to raise funds for the pitch development and a new shop and there was a big turnout with around 170 setting off from […]

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NO REPRO FEE: Tuesday, 8 August 2017: The Irish Cancer Society will be joined by the National Women’s Council of Ireland, Children’s Rights Alliance, Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, Union of Students in Ireland and many others to sign a Contract Against Cancer at the launch of a new HPV Vaccination Alliance. Pictured at the contract signing against Cancer and launch of new HPV Vaccination Alliance were fron left: Tanya Ward, Chief Executive Childrens Righta Alliance; Donal Buggy, Head of services and Advocacy, Irish Cancer Society; Niamh MurtaghNiamh Murtagh, Vice President for Welfare Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Orla O’ Connor, Director, National Womens Council of Ireland.  Pic: Mac Innes Photography.

Dramatic Drop In Uptake Of HPV Vaccine In Kerry Girls

August 14, 2017 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has seen a big fall in uptake of a life-saving cancer vaccine. The dramatic fall in the uptake of the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said. Kerry has seen one of the steepest drops in uptake of […]

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Tralee Team winners of the Munster Final of the AIG Barton Shield at Tralee Golf Club, Tralee, Co Kerry. 12/08/2017

Back Row:
Fergal O'Sullivan, Eoghan O'Donnell, Graham Spring, Darren O'Sullivan and Ger Deegan
Front Row:John Teen (Club Captain), Philip Coburn (AIG), Paul Hughes (Team Manager) and Jim Long (Cahirman Munster Golf GUI).

Picture: Golffile | Thos Caffrey

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Tralee Golf Club Wins Prestigious AIG Barton Shield Munster Final

August 14, 2017 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Golf Club  won the AIG Barton Shield Munster Final on Saturday afternoon with a great display of golf against Castletroy. The hosts defeated holders Cork in the morning semi-final, again playing some great golf to win by four holes. They took an early lead in the final with the […]

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