Archive for August 16th, 2017

WATCH: What The Rose Of Tralee Festival Looked Like 45 Years Ago

WATCH: What The Rose Of Tralee Festival Looked Like 45 Years Ago

August 16, 2017 at 7:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THANKS to the excellent RTE Archives website, there’s some great footage of the Rose of Tralee from years gone by. Earlier today they tweeted a link to a clip from  the ‘That’s Enterntainment’ series broadcast in 1972. It gives a look behind the scenes at the popular Festival of Kerry which […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

August 16, 2017 at 5:40 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: (i) No…no…no SUNDAY morning football because of the Festival and the Kerry games in Croke Park. (ii) Best wishes to ‘Star’, Rónán, Dylan Ó Cathasaigh, Mícheál Ó Slatara and Ciarán Ó Raghallaigh in their respective All-Ireland semi-finals at Jones’ Road on Sunday. (iii) Under 6, Under 8 and Under 10 […]

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Katelyn O'Brien, Marguerite O'Brien, Ian Flaherty and Conor Cronin at the St Brendan's Park FC 5k Fun Run on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Brendan’s Park FC News

August 16, 2017 at 5:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Fundraising  After our inaugural 5K run today, St Brendan’s Park Fc, would like to thank all the competitors who participated in the run. It went off exactly as we had hoped! A Massive success! For all the coaches and volunteers who got everything in order, and there was a lot […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

August 16, 2017 at 5:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens results (fourball) 1st : Richard Rafferty (9) &Michael Maunsell (24) 46 Points 2nd : David Spring (10) & Niall Sheehy (17) 44 Points 3rd : Paddy O’Donoghue (19) & Derek O’Brien (15) 43 Points 18 Cards Processed Fixtures : Sat 19th Aug: DCS Group  Festival Open Fourball Sun 20th […]

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Mayo fan Joe Deacy who died at the weekend.

Mayo Fans Ask Kerry Supporters To Take Part In Tribute At Croke Park On Sunday

August 16, 2017 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of Mayo fans are trying to organise a minute’s applause tribute to a Mayo supporter who died last weekend and they are appealing for Kerry fans to take part. ‘Cáirde Mhaigheo London’ posted on Facebook that they are appealing to all fans to stand up and applaud Joseph […]

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Kerry Rose Escorts Thomas Lynch, Shane Thornton, Jackie Healy Rae, Joseph Meehan and Sean O'Connor at a make-up tutorial in CH Chemists on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Kerry Escorts Are Revved Up For The Week Ahead

August 16, 2017 at 3:39 pm Comments are Disabled’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THEY’LL be busy men. With the arrival of the Roses yesterday, it was the signal for the Rose Escorts to begin their duties for the week. To help them along, a make-up tutorial was […]

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Repro Free pictures from the Rose of Tralee international Festival . Dathi O'Se from RTE was on hand at Malahide Castle in Dublin for the launch of this years 2017 Rose of Tralee . Pictured Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony and Sandara Ganley Mayo Rose .are all set for the big game in Dublin on Sunday Next .

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Extra Train Added For Kerry Fans Going To Dublin On Sunday

August 16, 2017 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH Rail are putting on an extra train to Dublin on Sunday morning to facilitate fans for the Kerry games in Croke Park on Sunday. There will also be extra carriages on the 7.10am service to Heuston so there will be some 800 extra train seats for Kerry GAA fans […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Marisa O'Connell, Ciara McCarthy, Sinead Deasy and Michaela Hennessy receiving their results on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Happy Faces At Schools Around Tralee As Leaving Cert Results Revealed

August 16, 2017 at 1:56 pm 1 comment

THERE were many happy faces in schools around Tralee on Wednesday morning as the Leaving Certificate results were released. They were some of the 58,500 students who sat the exams nationally, almost 1,900 of whom were Kerry students. Principals from around the schools said they encountered a lot of satisfied students this […]

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Shona Heaslip front right) with Sarah Healy, AIB, Joe Shannon Tralee Branch Manager AIB and Tomás Griffin AIB. Photo by Dermot Crean

AIB Tralee Supports Shona In Her Bid For World University Games Glory

August 16, 2017 at 9:15 am 1 comment

A TRALEE woman will be competing for Ireland at the World University Games next week. Shona Heaslip from Mounthawk is off to Taipei in Taiwan on Thursday with the Irish team and we met her yesterday at AIB Tralee who are supporting her with the trip. Remarkably, 22-year-old Shona only took […]

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Leona Kane and  Bethesaida Hailegeorgis of CH Chemists in front of part of the wonderful window display of the 64 Roses. Photo by Dermot Crean

CH Chemists Goes All Out To Welcome Roses

August 16, 2017 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… WITH the Rose of festival officially beginning today, it’s good to see local shops in town  supporting the event. One such business is CH Chemists who have devoted the two windows of their store […]

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Kerry natives who are Roses this year, London Rose Caoimhe Gallagher, Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony and Sydney Rose Aisling Walsh  at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Roses Arrive In Town And Breda’s Having A Ball So Far

August 16, 2017 at 9:14 am 1 comment’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee SO now their week really begins. The 64 Roses received a rousing welcome on Tuesday afternoon when they disembarked from the coaches to a jazz band playing and banners waving to arrive at The […]

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Dancers at the Zumbathon in the Dome on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Zumbathon To Be Held In Dome For Inspired

August 16, 2017 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re feeling energetic on Saturday then head over the Dome for a great fundraiser. The Inspired charity in Tralee that caters for young adults with intellectual disabilities are holding a Zumbathon from 12noon to 2pm. The event will be led by Linda Flanagan, Zumba instructor. It was a well-attended […]

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