Archive for October 13th, 2017

WATCH: Ballyheigue School’s Short To Screen At Boston International Film Festival

WATCH: Ballyheigue School’s Short To Screen At Boston International Film Festival

October 13, 2017 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

FILMS made by pupils at a Ballyheigue school will be screened at four international film festivals in the coming weeks. St. Joseph’s N.S., Bouleenshere pupils made “The Chase” a silent film in the Charlie Chaplin genre. It has won many awards since children from 2nd, 3rd & 4th classes took the camera, formulated […]

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Scoil Eoin teacher Carol Anne O'Donoghue with members of the Student Council with packages collected of the Sudan Appeal.

Scoil Eoin Pupils Help Out Hospital’s ‘Sudan Appeal’

October 13, 2017 at 4:49 pm Comments are Disabled

PUPILS at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh showed their generosity recently by getting involved in an appeal to help children in Africa. The Bon Secours hospital got in touch with the school  a few weeks ago asking them to support their ‘Sudan Appeal’. A team of volunteer clinical and support staff from […]

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Stephen Roche, Miriam Rohan, Sorcha Finnegan & Timmy Hennessy, Mixed Doubles Finalists.

PHOTOS: Tralee Tennis Club Holds Annual Championships

October 13, 2017 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

By Stephen Roche TRALEE Tennis Club held their annual club championships last week, which took place from Wednesday, October 4 to Friday, October 6. The championships hosted various different events including singles, men’s/ladies doubles and mixed doubles. It was a competitive, but enjoyable few days, with many of the matches […]

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Moira Keane and Sandra Rusk (third and fourth from left) from Weardrobe with models Helen Leahy, Elaine Hennebery, Paula Foley and Suzanne Sheehy at the Weardrobe 20th Birthday Fashion Show in The Ashe Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night Of Style And Fun At Weardrobe Fashion Fundraiser

October 13, 2017 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

AROUND 200 ladies packed into The Ashe Hotel for a fantastic fashion show to mark 20 years of Weardrobe on Thursday night. The fashion boutique owned by sisters Sandra Rusk and Moira Keane has survived and thrived in Tralee and Killarney over the past two decades and Thursday night had […]

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Lee Stand farmers John, Carol & Niall Mason Win Major Award at the National Quality Milk Awards 2017. Pictured (l to r) at the awards were Deirdre Fitzgibbon, John, Niall, Liz and Carol Mason.

Tralee Farmers Win At National Milk Quality Awards

October 13, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE cream of the crop were celebrated at the NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards in Dublin last week and a Tralee family were among the winners. John, Niall and Carol Mason from Ballyseedy, Tralee, won a National Category Award – “Lowest TBC” nominated by: Lee Strand Co-op Ltd at […]

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Census 2016 Reveals Catholics Down In Tralee While ‘No Religion’ Up Dramatically

Census 2016 Reveals Catholics Down In Tralee While ‘No Religion’ Up Dramatically

October 13, 2017 at 11:02 am 1 comment

THE number of Catholics in Tralee fell by around seven percent in five years according to the latest stats from Census 2016. It also shows a rise a dramatic rise in those who have no religion, an increase in the number of Muslims in town and a slight fall in […]

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Contestants in the 'Lip Sing' Contest Jimmy Adams, Bridie Courtney, Amy Crean and Michael Hurley. Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To Do This Weekend

October 13, 2017 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Glory be, it’s the weekend! There’s a whole host of stuff on around town for all tastes, so here’s a few ideas of what to get up to… Saturday 1. Open days… The Tralee secondary school open days take place over the next week and Saturday sees Colaiste Gleann Lí […]

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