Archive for November, 2017

REPORT: Garvey’s Tralee Warriors Return To Winning Ways

REPORT: Garvey’s Tralee Warriors Return To Winning Ways

November 27, 2017 at 5:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on Garvey’s Tralee Warriors win on the road at the weekend… Belfast Star 66 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 79 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors ended their three game losing streak with a relatively comfortable 13 point win away to Belfast Star in the Methodist College last Saturday night. Following defeats to […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

November 27, 2017 at 5:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto Results 20/11/2017 Venue: Ballygarry House Hotel Jackpot: €2,400 Numbers Drawn: 2, 3, 11, 17 No Winner Lucky Dip Winners….. 1. Catherine Sugrue Kielduff 2. Frances Lynch Ballyackey 3. Paddy Herlihy ballymac 4. Johnny Leen Kilquane 5. Tom Murphy Kerry Agri c/o T Marshall Seller: Diarmuid Lynch Next weeks jackpot […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

November 27, 2017 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

AGM: The club AGM will be held in the Healy Rooms on Friday night next 1st Dec @ 20.00 with all members invited to attend. The AGM is the most important club meeting of the year, where the chairman will outline in his report the work done during the year […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

November 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 12, 17, 23 & 29. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Kathleen Poff Lohercannon, Tara Foran c/o Rock Inn, Denis Foley Kerins Park, Chris Foley Spa Road and Marguerite Trant Curraheen. Next […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

November 27, 2017 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

1977 REUNION: “The Stacks are Back, The Stacks are Back, Let the Railway End go Barmy, Hill 16 has never seen the Likes of Joe Joe’s Army’ – so sang the Rockie supporters 40 years ago and this Saturday night (Dec 2nd) in the Stacks Club that famous All Ireland Club Championship winning […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

November 27, 2017 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Na Gaeil Ladies    Na Gaeil Ladies held their AGM on Saturday night. Outgoing Officers: Chairman Seamus Moriarty, Secretary Ermelinda Xhyheri and Treasurer Paul Cunningham were thanked for the all their service over the years in helping Na Gaeil Ladies become one of the top teams in the County with Seamus in […]

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John Mitchels U10s who were nominated by Mark McEvoy, winner of the McCarthy Insurance Group competition to win a training session with Kerry Manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice.

John Mitchels GAA Club News

November 27, 2017 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

  CONGRATULATIONS: Well done to Mark Noonan, Mentor for winning a training session with Eamon Fitzmaurice, Kerry Manager, through McCarthy Insurance. He donated the training session to our U10s . This training session was held in our Complex with Eamon Fitzmaurice on Saturday afternoon last.  A very good session was […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

November 27, 2017 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

North Kerry H. B. Awards Night: Well done to Tadhg Reen of Tralee Parnells under 14s, who was among the county players recognised at the North Kerry Hurling Board Awards night Friday in Ballyroe Heights Hotel. The awards were streamed live on Facebook, we look forward to seeing the report […]

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Five Groups Receive €3,000 Each From Tralee Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Fund

Five Groups Receive €3,000 Each From Tralee Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Fund

November 27, 2017 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE community groups received €3,000 each towards their community project from Tralee Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Community Project Fund. This is the second round of worthy projects within our local communities to receive funding from the Lauri Healy Community Project Fund. Earlier this year four groups benefited to the tune […]

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Paidi O Se's pub in Ventry.

TG4 To Ring In The New Year With Live Show From Páidí Ó Sé’s Pub

November 27, 2017 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

TG4 will broadcast a live show from Páidí Ó Sé’s pub in Ceann Trá on December 31 to ring in the 2018 which has been designated the Year of the Irish Language The programme, Fáilte 2018, will be broadcast live from the famed pub featuring a review of 2017, music, dance and singing, […]

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Gardaí Investigate Theft From Car In Monavalley

Gardaí Investigate Theft From Car In Monavalley

November 27, 2017 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are asking for the public’s help after a theft from a car in Tralee. On Thursday, November 23, between 7pm and 8pm, a car was broken into at Liber House in Monavalley. A woman left her wallet on the passenger seat of the car and it was […]

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Emergency Department At UHK Experiencing Overcrowding

Emergency Department At UHK Experiencing Overcrowding

November 27, 2017 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry is asking patients to only attend their emergency department if it’s absolutely necessary, as it’s experiencing a high level of activity today. People are advised to contact their GP and explore all other options before attending the hospital. Management say every effort is being made to address the situation. There were […]

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Marie Morrison, Helena Leahy, Jennifer and Nodie O'Brien at the Irish Wheelchair Association North Kerry Christmas party at The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Irish Wheelchair Association Branch Holds Christmas Party In The Meadowlands

November 27, 2017 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was around 100 people in The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday afternoon for the Irish Wheelchair Association North Kerry branch Christmas Party. Guests attended a Mass celebrated by Fr Padraig Walsh before tucking into a four course meal. People from all over the county attended and really enjoyed the food […]

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The new Palliative Care Unit at UHK.

Kerry Hospice Invites Public To See New Palliative Care Unit

November 27, 2017 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation and HSE are inviting the people of Kerry to come and view the New In Patient Unit on Friday, December 1st between 4pm and 7pm. This is to give an opportunity to all who donated or helped in any way to come and see the results […]

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Tralee Could Apply To Be A Gaeltacht Service Town

Tralee Could Apply To Be A Gaeltacht Service Town

November 27, 2017 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

IT has been announced that Tralee has been named as one of the towns that could apply to achieve recognition as a Gaeltacht Service Town under the Gaeltacht Act 2012. Gaeltacht Service Towns are defined as those towns situated in or adjacent to Gaeltacht Language Planning Areas and which have […]

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Game show host, Marty Whelan with Margaret Flynn from Kimmage, Dublin 12 has won €67,000 including a car on last Saturdays (25th November 2017) National Lottery Winning Streak Game Show on RTE. The winning ticket was bought from Centra, Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Pic: Mac Innes

Castleisland Woman Spins The Wheel On Winning Streak

November 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A FORMER National Lottery employee, who worked with the organisation for 27 years, saw her dream realised when she got to spin the iconic Grand Prize Wheel when she appeared on the Winning Streak game show on RTE One on Saturday. Originally from Castleisland, Margaret Flynn is now living in […]

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Amel Bentoumi, Margaret Bell and Fiona Gaudino at the Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style At The Ladies Lunch And Fashion Afternoon In Ballyroe

November 27, 2017 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

STYLISH ladies enjoyed a wonderful afternoon in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday for the Connect Kerry annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon, which supported Moyderwell Mercy Primary School Tralee. Around 100 ladies were greeted with a Champagne reception and had a chance to browse the beauty and fashion stands before the […]

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Claire Murphy and Mary Stapleton Foley who won awards in Cork on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Claire And Mary Win At Lifestyle Magazine’s Awards

November 27, 2017 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

TWO local ladies won awards at a lifestyle magazine’s stylish ceremony in Cork on Saturday night. The annual Hi New Yorker Style Awards were held in The Clarion Hotel in Cork city and a number of  Kerry women businesses were nominated. Banna woman, Claire Murphy of Expose Beauty Lounge & Hair Studio […]

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Santa and Mrs Claus wave to the crowd in the CH Chemists Christmas Parade on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Colour And The Fun Of The CH Christmas Parade

November 26, 2017 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

IT was cold but, essentially, dry on The Mall yesterday as the annual CH parade drew hundreds to the street again. An annual staple of the festive calendar, the parade, along with the switching on of the Christmas lights, officially starts Christmas in Tralee. Santa and Mrs Claus were joined […]

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The mural at 'Tess Quarter'.

Christmas Market To Take Place In ‘Tess Quarter’

November 26, 2017 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tess Quarter Christmas Market will launch in Abbey Street and Dominick Street on Friday next  in time for the festive season. The market will be an end-of-year celebration attracting locals and visitors with its cheerful ambience while spotlighting traditional crafts and speciality foods. Abbey Street and Dominick Street will […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 26, 2017 at 10:57 am 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)… A Tralee girl in South Kerry with a legend… A […]

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Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley with Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne at the turning on of the Christmas Lights in the Square. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Christmas Lights Are On And They’re Looking Amazing

November 26, 2017 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE lights were officially switched on yesterday and the town is looking beautiful. The Square was packed with people who turned out to join the Rose of Tralee, Jennifer Byrne when she switched on the festive lights in Kerry’s capital town to launch the 2017 Christmas Spraoi in Tralee. Everyone was […]

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Roger Harty: The Difference Between Wisdom And Knowledge

Roger Harty: The Difference Between Wisdom And Knowledge

November 26, 2017 at 10:53 am 2 comments

NO matter what I say here, this subject is always going to be subject to a certain amount of debate, but for my part I feel it is a debate well worth giving the time to explore. The differences are very subtle, yet very important. The differences can sometimes be […]

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Musicians John Buggy and Pat Pierse with their 'A Christmas Hug' CD in aid of Inspired at The Rose Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pat And John’s ‘Christmas Hug’ Launched At The Rose Hotel

November 25, 2017 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout for the launch of a CD by two local musicians, all for a great cause in The Rose Hotel last night. Pat Pierse and John Buggy, aka ‘The Crackers’, recorded ‘A Christmas Hug’ “for a bit of a laugh” and decided that all the proceeds from […]

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Shay Collins, Maeve Byrne and Tara Byrne dressing up as historical figures as part of History Week at Mercy Mounthawk on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Learn From History Week In Mercy Mounthawk

November 25, 2017 at 9:27 am 1 comment

MARTIN Luther, St Brendan and Audrey Hepburn were rubbing shoulders in Mercy Mounthawk on Thursday as the school put on a number of events for History Week. “It’s been a great week and a very busy one,” said Noreen Somers of the history department in the school when we called. “There […]

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Elesia O'Connor, Susan O'Mahony, Elaine McElligott, Louise McMahon at the Aspen Grove Thanksgiving Dinner on Friday in The Ashe Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Local Company Enjoys Thanksgiving Dinner In The Ashe

November 25, 2017 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE next weekend really sees the Christmas party season kick-off in earnest, a local company decided to celebrate a different holiday on Friday night. Employees from Aspen Grove Solutions on the Castlemaine Road gathered at The Ashe Hotel for a Thanksgiving Dinner. The company was founded by Sean Ryan in […]

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McCann At The Movies: Ferrell Hits The Mark In Funny Festive Film

McCann At The Movies: Ferrell Hits The Mark In Funny Festive Film

November 25, 2017 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ isn’t Citizen Kane, it’s just an enjoyable festive delight… Following on from the success of ‘Daddy’s Home’ and the unmistakable comic chemistry between Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, writer and director Sean Anders adds the comic talents of John Lithgow and […]

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Know Your Rights: Claiming The Home Renovation Incentive

November 25, 2017 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I am planning to extend my home. How can I claim the Home Renovation Incentive? Answer: The Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) scheme enables homeowners or landlords to claim tax relief […]

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PREVIEW: Clanmaurice Aims For All-Ireland Camogie Glory

PREVIEW: Clanmaurice Aims For All-Ireland Camogie Glory

November 25, 2017 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on Clanmaurice’s bid for All-Ireland glory this weekend… Clanmaurice Camogie Club travel to St Brendan’s Park in Birr on Sunday at 2pm in their bid to become All Ireland Junior Camogie Champions, They had a nail-biting win over Athleague in the semi-final and now face Kilmessan of Meath in […]

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In front, Larry Adebayo and Padraig Woods, with at back Vilte Dubickaite and Megan McCarthy and the tower of water bottles to be distributed to every student at Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Dermot Crean

School’s Environmentally-Aware Initiative To See Reusable Bottles Issued To Students

November 24, 2017 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A TOWER of water bottles was set up by students at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday afternoon to promote a new environmentally-friendly initiative by the school which starts from next week. “Every student in the school will get a reusable water bottle, so that’s around 1,200 bottles to be distributed,” said […]

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