Archive for October, 2017

Kieran Donaghy in possession. Photo by Dermot Crean

The 2018 Munster Football Final Will Be On A Saturday Night In June

October 31, 2017 at 9:02 pm 1 comment

THE GAA announced their Master fixtures programme for 2018 and one of the most interesting aspects of it is that the Munster senior football final will be played on a Saturday night on June 23. Meanwhile, Tralee is the venue for two Allianz National Football League games with Kerry v […]

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Former Kerryman Boss Appointed Editor Of Kerry’s Eye

Former Kerryman Boss Appointed Editor Of Kerry’s Eye

October 31, 2017 at 3:54 pm Comments are Disabled

A FORMER editor of The Kerryman has been appointed to the position of editor of Kerry’s Eye. Gerard Colleran will take over from Colin Lacey who is stepping down from the role. Mr Colleran will take up his new role in mid-November. Mr Colleran started working in The Kerryman in the […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

October 31, 2017 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Sympathy: The club extends sympathy to Doris, Elaine, Billy, Michael and their families on the death of John Mangan, Killarney Road, who died on Friday last. John played football in his younger days with Milltown Castlemaine while his son in law, Eugene is presently involved with underage coaching in our […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

October 31, 2017 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Juvenile Awards Ceremony: The Annual Churchill GAA Awards Ceremony will take place this Sunday 5th November in Ballyroe Heights Hotel at 3pm. We would hope that as many parents as possible will be in attendance. This will be a celebration of the achievements of our underage players over the last 12 months, […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

October 31, 2017 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  Lotto Results 23/10/2017 Venue: Ballygarry House Hotel Jackpot: €2,000 Numbers Drawn: 13,17,22,24 No Winner Lucky Dip Winners: 1. Gary Savage c/o Tom Leen 2. Sam Mansfield c/o D Lynch 3. John Duggan c/o Tom Leen 4. Johnny Leen ballymac 5. Dowdy c/o D lynch Seller: Tom Leen Next Weeks […]

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REPORT: Warriors Go Top Of The Table After Win Over Eanna

REPORT: Warriors Go Top Of The Table After Win Over Eanna

October 31, 2017 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on Garvey’s Tralee Warriors victory over Eanna on Bank Holiday Monday at Tralee Sports Complex… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 80 Eanna 71 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors are top of the Super League following an 80 points to 71 win over Eanna of Dublin at a packed Tralee Complex yesterday. The […]

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Action from the game.  Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Abbeydorney/Ballyheigue Beat Kilmoyley To Go Through To U21 Semis

October 31, 2017 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on the Kerry Under 21 County Hurling Championship quarter-final… Abbeydorney/Ballyheigue 1-14 Kilmoyley 1-12 Maurice O’Connor who has been the stand out forward I’ve seen in the past few days must have thought he had brought this game to extra time when he goaled for Kilmoyley to level matters at […]

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Marian Costello with husband Denis and family from left; granddaughter Millie, daughter in law Pamela, son Keith Costello and, far right, daughter Denise O'Dowd. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Marian Says Farewell To Holy Family After 24 Years

October 31, 2017 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A TEACHER who touched the lives of many over the past 24 years in Tralee said her goodbyes to staff and pupils of Holy Family NS on Thursday. Marian Costello — who had previously taught in Abbeyleix, Co Laois, Bruff in Limerick and Ballyduff — has taught in every class […]

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Ryan Hand, Domhnall Ó Maoldomhnaigh, Óisín Stafford, Cillian Ó Grifín and Sabha Ní Dhúgáin at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn 'Pop-up Museum' on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Transformed Into A Museum For The Day

October 31, 2017 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

OLD sewing machines, a hot whiskey maker, ration books and more were on display as Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn had a Pop-Up Museum in the school to help them respond to the Strand in History Curriculum that involves working as a historian. The children spent  weeks searching their homes for old items […]

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Old Classics On The Big Screen During November At The Omniplex

Old Classics On The Big Screen During November At The Omniplex

October 31, 2017 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

THIS month saw such classics as The Godfather II and The Princess Bride in Tralee Omniplex as part of the #Bring It Back season and November sees three more top movies from the past on the big screen. Next month’s line-up has been released and the standout film for many must […]

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Mark Leen with Gary Driscoll and (standing) Paul Campbell during the recording of 'The Old East End Tonight'.

Mark’s Song Features In New British Gangster Movie

October 31, 2017 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

LOCAL singer-songwriter, businessman and author, Mark Leen, has just seen one of his songs featured in a movie which received its premiere in London last week. ‘Rise Of The Footsoldier 3’ is gangster movie starring Larry Lamb and Craig Fairbrass (both formerly of Eastenders) and Shaun Ryder of the Happy […]

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Seven Kerry Lots To Be Auctioned Next Week

Seven Kerry Lots To Be Auctioned Next Week

October 31, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THERE are seven Kerry lots for sale at the next BidX1 (formerly Allsop) auction next week. These include two Tralee properties, nine bungalows in Banna, a site in Ardfert and a mansion in Sneem which went unsold in the last auction and this time sees €345,000 knocked off the guide […]

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Tara O'Farrell.

Beauty Expert To Give Tips For Party Season At CH Chemists

October 31, 2017 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists has another treat for beauty-care lovers with an appearance from Tara O’Farrell, aka Tara Makeup, on Saturday, November 11. As a make-up artist Tara has worked across all aspects of the industry including film, TV, commercials and editorial shoots. She has also worked with high profile celebrities including […]

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‘Before The Flood’ To Be Screened At Wetlands On Wednesday

‘Before The Flood’ To Be Screened At Wetlands On Wednesday

October 31, 2017 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION Kerry is screening Leonardo DiCaprio’s recent film ‘Before the Flood – a film on climate change’ this Wednesday at Tralee Bay Wetlands from 7.30 – 9.30pm. This film shows how Leonardo DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and world leaders to discuss the challenges of climate change and possible solutions. […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

October 30, 2017 at 6:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Junior Town League Final    The Junior Town League Final between Na Gaeil and Austin Stacks will take place on Sunday next November 5th in Connolly Park at 1pm. U10    Our boys trained as usual last Sunday morning. See you all again next Sunday at 11am. Don’t forget to bring your gum […]

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Contestants in the opening dance of the John Mitchels 'Strictly Come Dancing' at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Mitchels GAA Club News

October 30, 2017 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  McELLIGOTT  Cup – FINAL: We had a fantastic win at home to Beaufort in the final of the McElligott cup on Saturday. We started brightly and an early goal from Mikey Walsh was quickly followed by points from Peter Murphy and Darcy Sullivan. Beaufort settled into the game but […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

October 30, 2017 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 05, 06, 29 & 30. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Joe Costello Ballydunlea, Nora Dowling c/o Tony Casey, Martin + Chessey c/o Betty’s Bar, James O Connor Clahane and Nora Dowling c/o […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

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

Seniors: Now that the season has all but ended there only remains the final of the Coiste Trá Lí championship to be played vs Ballymac – a repeat of last years final. This game is fixed for Sunday next, 5th Nov in Connolly Park with a 3 pm start. Mental […]

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Anthony O'Keeffe, David Charles, Jimmy Charles and Mike Counihan at the Austin Stacks All-Ireland Minor Winners Celebration Night in the clubhouse on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

October 30, 2017 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

MASS FOR DECEASED MEMBERS: The November Mass for Deceased Members takes place on next Saturday evening (4th Nov) in Our Lady & St. Brendan’s Church at 6.30pm. MINOR FOOTBALL: The function to honour past and present Club players who have won All Ireland Minor medals with Kerry, since the first of their 15 […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

October 30, 2017 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Winter Hurling Under 5 to Under 12s Tuesdays: Parnells winter hurling for boys and girls starts Tuesday 7th of November for 5 week in the Complex Tralee. Cost is €10 per child and these sessions are open to existing members and new players. Indoor sessions for those born 2010/2011/2012 6pm to […]

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Emma Campbell, Sophie O'Sullivan, Amy Lawlor and Atlanta Kennedy at the John Mitchels 'Strictly Come Dancing' at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Stylish Night At John Mitchels ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (Part 2)

October 30, 2017 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we told you that Karen O’Connor and Brendan Dillane were the winners of the second John Mitchels GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event (click here for previous coverage). There were hundreds of people in attendance at Ballygarry House Hotel and many glammed up for the occasion as they supported the […]

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PHOTOS: Halloween Family Fun At Manor West Retail Park

October 30, 2017 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A FUN-FILLED Halloween family day was held at Manor West Retail Park on Saturday. The Animal Roadshow was there with furry cuddly animals as well as creepy crawlies, slimy snakes, tortoises and more. There was also be an Arts & Crafts area, Face Painting, Balloon Modelling and story time where […]

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Mary Cahill, Karen Joy and Joanne Houlihan at the Bon Secours gala dinner fundraiser in The Rose Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Enjoying ‘Rose Rocks For Sudan’ On Sunday Night

October 30, 2017 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

AROUND 100 people enjoyed the the ‘Rose Rocks For Sudan’ on Sunday night at The Rose Hotel. The staff at Bon Secours Hospital were out in force for the event to fundraise for a group of over 30 volunteers from the hospital including  doctors, nurses, technicians, physios , radiographers and administrative staff  who […]

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Young Player Of The Year, Shane Conway.

Kerry Hurling All-Stars Team Revealed At Awards Ceremony

October 30, 2017 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hurling All Stars were announced at an awards ceremony in The Railway Bar Lixnaw on Saturday night. The event was organised to honour the hurlers who participated in the County Senior Hurling Championship, for their dedication to the code, their clubs and to acknowledge the contribution of their families. […]

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Shane Kenny's carving of James McClean from a pumpkin.

Churchill Man Supplies A Scare At Halloween…If You’re A Dane!

October 30, 2017 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

HE’S already given the Welsh fans nightmares and hopefully Irish soccer player James McClean will do the same in a couple of weeks against Denmark. For the season that’s in it, a Churchill man decided to capture the Derry man’s image in a pumpkin. Shane Kenny, who is now based […]

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Rose of Tralee, Jennifer Byrne, in the Town Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Of Tralee Arrives In India To Spend Week Volunteering With Hope Foundation

October 30, 2017 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

ROSE of Tralee Jennifer Byrne has arrived safely in India where she will spend the week volunteering with The HOPE Foundation and see first-hand the day-to-day struggles of the children living on the streets and in the slums of Kolkata. It’s Jennifer’s first overseas trip since becoming the Rose of Tralee and […]

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Contestants in the opening dance of the John Mitchels 'Strictly Come Dancing' at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Watch Karen And Brendan Win John Mitchels ‘Strictly’ (Part 1)

October 30, 2017 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THEY came to be entertained and they certainly weren’t disappointed at Ballygarry House Hotel last night at the second John Mitchels GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. The eleven couples performed brilliantly in front of about 650 people, including judges Michael Healy Rae TD, Cllr Toireasa Ferris, dance teacher Joanne O’Connor and beauty […]

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From left: Sean O'Shea receiving the Top Scorer of the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SFC from Eamonn Hickson of Terrace Talk while Manager of Garvey's Tralee Chris O'Driscoll presents Shane Murphy with the Player of the Championship award. Photo by Dermot Crean

Stars Of The Kerry SFC Receive Special Awards At Garvey’s Supervalu

October 29, 2017 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

GARVEY’S Supervalu Tralee welcomed two footballers who lit up the championship this year — from very different positions — to present them with awards. Radio Kerry’s ‘Terrace Talk’ picked their Team of the Senior County Football championship last Monday night. Garvey’s Player of the Senior County Football Championship was awarded […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 29, 2017 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week…  (If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… Halloween fun at the weekly Park Run… Batman & Robin […]

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Rosie Dempsey (centre) lecturer in Animation, Visual Effects & Motion Design with students Martha Spangler, Claire Curtin, Corina Vandeventer and Debbie Tan at the IT Tralee Open Day on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Over 1,200 People See What IT Tralee Has To Offer At Open Day

October 29, 2017 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee was a very busy place on Friday morning as they held their Autumn Open Day to showcase all the college has to offer. Buses started to arrive from 9am as prospective students walked through the north campus and current students helped at the various stands set up […]

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