Archive for November, 2017

Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee Wins Yet Another Award

Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee Wins Yet Another Award

November 24, 2017 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AND the awards keep on coming. Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee really is having some year. Last night they won the Off-Licence Of The Year Award at a ceremony in the Newpark Hotel in Kilkenny. The awards were for Supervalu and Centra stores nationwide. It’s the second year in a row the […]

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Breda Commane, Deirdre Moore and Carol Anne O'Sullivan at Alfie's new look lounge/dining area in The Ashe Hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A New-Look Alfie’s At The Ashe In Time For Christmas Entertainment

November 24, 2017 at 1:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Ashe Hotel invited guests for a first look at their newly revamped lounge/dining area in Alfie’s Bar on Thursday evening. The area has been given a stylish makeover and everyone was impressed at the lighting, comfy rich velvet seating and the tastefully assembled mirrors and photos on the walls. […]

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Models Ciara Dolan, Mags Griffin, Cassie Ryan and Jessica Hamilton at the IT Tralee SVP Society's Fashion Show at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ITT Students Take To The Catwalk For St Vincent de Paul Society

November 24, 2017 at 11:54 am 1 comment

FASHION and fun were served up in equal measure on Thursday night as IT Tralee students strutted down the catwalk for a great cause. The students at the St Vincent de Paul Society in the Institute of Technology Tralee organised their special annual fashion show at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel […]

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Louis Byrne, Aoife Cassidy, Sarah Healy, Niamh Ryan, Michael Moynihan and, in front, Michael Kerins looking forward to the Mercy Mounthawk Transition Year Fashion Show next week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Students Prepare For Annual Fashion Show

November 24, 2017 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of the year again. Off go the uniforms and on with the top fashions as Mercy Mounthawk Transition Years take to the runway for their annual fundraising fashion shows at 2pm and 8pm on Wednesday November 29. Teacher Stacey O’Leary, who is organising the event with the […]

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Spa Fenit Community Council members Jim Wrenn, Colette O'Sullivan, Dermot Crowley, Nora Landers and John Foley with Edward Dowling of Parkway Contracts Ltd at the Churchill Forge on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Group Forges Ahead With €100,000 To Develop Churchill Attraction

November 24, 2017 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S great plans afoot to transform the Churchill Forge into a wonderful attraction for people of all ages by next spring. Thanks to generous donations from Kerry Group, Fred and Kay Krehbiel of Churchill House and NEWKD, the Spa Fenit Community Council has €100,000 to use to upgrade the existing […]

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Santa and friends are all set for Santaland and the annual CH Christmas parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

Seven Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 24, 2017 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

This weekend sees the festive season kick off in earnest with the CH Christmas parade and the lights being switched on. But there’s other stuff on too… Friday 1. A Christmas Cracker… THERE’S a CD launch for a great organisation tonight in The Rose Hotel. Pat Pierse and John Buggy, […]

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A minor road accident occurred around the entrance to Dunnes Stores yesterday.

Gardaí Ask Taxi Driver To Make Contact After Minor Road Accident

November 23, 2017 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Garda Station are investigating a minor road traffic accident between a taxi vehicle and an adult tricycle bike on Wednesday, November 22 at around 5pm outside Dunnes Stores on North Circular Road. Nobody was injured and very little damage was caused, but gardaí are looking for the taxi driver […]

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SPONSORED: Spending Frenzy Expected In Town For ‘Black Friday’

SPONSORED: Spending Frenzy Expected In Town For ‘Black Friday’

November 23, 2017 at 4:55 pm Comments are Disabled

STORES are preparing for the busiest day of the year tomorrow as  ‘Black Friday’ fever spreads in Tralee. While many electrical goods stores have been running their Black Friday deals all week, some businesses are saving their bargains for tomorrow. In CH Chemists, their online sale begins at 6pm tonight […]

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Bryan Cullen lifting Sam in 2011.

Former Dublin GAA Captain For Sports Forum In Tralee

November 23, 2017 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership has invited some of the top sports performance specialists in the country to an interactive sports forum which will be held at the Meadowlands Hotel in Tralee on Thursday, November 30 at 7.30pm. Speakers will include Bryan Cullen, High Performance Manager with Dublin GAA […]

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Tralee Imperials players and Mercy Mounthawk students, Oliver Hart and Daire Kennelly, looking forward to taking part in the Basketball Marathon event in aid of Kerry Hospice next month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Basketball Club To Help Out Kerry Hospice With Marathon Event

November 23, 2017 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL basketball club is organising a special event to help out the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Tralee Imperials is hosting a Christmas Basketball Marathon at the Mercy Mounthawk gym from 9am to 9pm on December 9. There will be festive fun, music and games all day long with each team […]

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The Kerry College of Further Education side before travelling for their match yesterday.

KCFE Just Pipped For Final Place Against Dundalk IT

November 23, 2017 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education played their first ever Higher Education Gaelic Football league semi-final against Dundalk IT in Portlaoise yesterday. Despite putting in a tremendous performance, the side were beaten after a last minute goal scuppered their hopes. The Clash-based side, coached by Jack O’Connor, led at half time by […]

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The tree planting ceremony on Wednesday in Tralee Town Park to mark 30 years of St John of God Services in Kerry.

Tree Planting In Town Park Marks 30 Years Of St John Of God Kerry Services

November 23, 2017 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

A TREE planting ceremony was held in Tralee Town Park was to mark 30 years of St John of God Services in Kerry. The event was sponsored by Namir Karim and Kerry County Council and in attendance were Cllr Jim Finucane, Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley and KCC gardener Anthony […]

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Leona Fitzmaurice of Every Occasion Florist looking forward to distributing free bouquets around Tralee next Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Leona To Bring Smiles To Tralee On A Monday Morning

November 23, 2017 at 10:09 am 1 comment

A TRALEE florist will bring cheer to people around town next Monday when she takes part in the Irish Lonely Bouquet initiative. Leona Fitzmaurice of Every Occasion Florist will place 20 bouquets in different locations in town for people to find and take home with them — or if they like, […]

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Margaret Kennedy and Graham Davis at the opening of the Ardfert Camera Club's Annual Photographic Exhibition in Tralee Library on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Wonderful Images At Camera Club’s Exhibition In Tralee Library

November 23, 2017 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

IF you want to see some fantastic photos of Kerry in all its glory then a visit to Tralee Library is a must between now and Saturday, December 2. The Ardfert Camera Club members gathered at the venue on Tuesday night for the official opening of their annual photographic exhibition […]

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Sean Hennessy, Stephanie Keane, Cara Keane and Caoimhe Moore (Team 'Quiz Kringle') at the Tralee Chamber Alliance Christmas Table Quiz at The Imperial Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Chamber Hosts Fun Table Quiz At The Imperial

November 23, 2017 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout for the Tralee Chamber Alliance  Christmas table quiz in The Imperial Hotel  last night. Twelve teams took part in the fun event which had a round testing people’s knowledge of Tralee and one on the Rose of Tralee festival. Nearly 20 spot prizes were also won […]

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Cyclist Who Died In Tonevane Road Collision Named

Cyclist Who Died In Tonevane Road Collision Named

November 23, 2017 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

THE cyclist who died in the road collision at Tonevane on Tuesday evening has been named locally. Thirty-nine year old Roger O’Halloran from Derrymore was involved the two car and pedal cycle collision where he was seriously injured and removed to Kerry University Hospital. He later passed away. Two drivers a male […]

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Head of Corporate Affairs at Kerry Group, Frank Hayes, presents a cheque for over €20,000 to Enable Ireland Kerry Services.

Kerry Group Makes Huge Donation To Fund Play Area At Enable Ireland Kerry

November 22, 2017 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Group has made a generous donation to help fund a soft play area for children at Enable Ireland Kerry Services. Mr. Frank Hayes, Director of Corporate Affairs at Kerry Group presented Enable Ireland with a cheque for €20,539 at the centre in Oakview Village, Tralee, on Wednesday. The money […]

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Daniel O'Donnell

Daniel O’Donnell Announces Five INEC Dates

November 22, 2017 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

DANIEL O’Donnell has announced he will play five concerts at the INEC next August. Daniel’s back in Ireland following a three-week residency in the USA,  and has announced details of his brand-new album and new dates for 2018 Tickets for Daniel’s only summer concerts in Ireland in 2018 will take […]

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IDA Boss To Speak At Bank Of Ireland Event For SMEs In Tralee

IDA Boss To Speak At Bank Of Ireland Event For SMEs In Tralee

November 22, 2017 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

AS part of Bank of Ireland’s 17th National Enterprise Week from November 17-24, an event will take place in the Rose Hotel on Friday, November 24 aimed at SMEs. The event entitled “FDI Investment in Kerry takes place  from 2.30pm–4pm. Guest speaker Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA will discuss the opportunities […]

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Martha Farrell accepting the Group Of The Year Award on behalf of

Maharees Group Wins National Clean Coasts Ocean Hero Award

November 22, 2017 at 1:24 pm 1 comment

A MAHAREES group has won a national Clean Coasts Ocean Hero Award. The Maharees Conservation Association won the Group Of The Year category at the awards yesterday attended by Damien English, TD Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, at the Royal College of Physicians in […]

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Manor West To Host Food And Craft Fair This Saturday

November 22, 2017 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

MANOR West is truly in the Christmas swing these days and the weekends are packed with events coming up. The first of three Food & Craft Fairs this festive season takes place this Saturday November 2 from 11am – 5pm. The food fair will host numerous local artisan food producers and […]

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The area by The Croppy Boy monument. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Looking Good Already Under The Christmas Lights

November 22, 2017 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE Christmas Lights in Tralee will be officially switched on this Saturday, but it’s already looking pretty festive in town if you ask us. Last night the lights were on in Denny Street and the area around The Croppy Boy looked amazing. They were testing the lights at The Ashe […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance To Host Fun Table Quiz

Tralee Chamber Alliance To Host Fun Table Quiz

November 22, 2017 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S the busiest time of the year for traders but sure there’s always time for a bit of fun. With that in mind, the Tralee Chamber Alliance is holding a Christmas table quiz tonight (Wednesday) in The Imperial Hotel and teams are invited to test their general knowledge against each […]

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Launching the St John's Parish Bazaar at the Parish Centre on Monday night were, from left; John Murrihy, Mary Hayes, Celine O'Callaghan, Nora Maher, Vincent O'Sullivan, Margaret Crean, Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald, Ita Behan, Costello, Eileen Murphy, Brendan O'Brien and Bridie O'Connor. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Prizes Up For Grabs At St John’s Parish Christmas Bazaar

November 22, 2017 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been going since 1951 so the annual St John’s Parish Christmas Bazaar is very much part of the festive season here in Tralee. This year it takes place from Friday, December 1 to Sunday, December 3 and preparations are well in place to make sure it’s a success again […]

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Flooding On Roads After Heavy Rain Last Night

November 22, 2017 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are advising motorists to exercise caution as there is flooding on roads around Tralee and elsewhere in the county after heavy rains last night. There is flooding on the Canal Road in Tralee, the Kielduff road on the approach to the Tralee bypass roundabout is flooded and there is also […]

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Man Dies In Road Collision Outside Tralee

November 22, 2017 at 8:09 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí in Tralee are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in the townland of Tonevane at approximately 8.15p.m last night. A two car and pedal cycle collision occurred and the male pedal cyclist (39 years) was seriously injured and removed to Kerry University Hospital where he later passed away. […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

November 21, 2017 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

By Alan Cantwell Lee Strand Boys U14 Div 2 Kenmare Kestrels 29 St. Brendan’s 26 St. Brendan’s made the long trip to Kenmare last Wednesday to take on the Kestrels. This was a very close game and the two teams traded baskets throughout. Jack McCormack opened the scoring with a […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

November 21, 2017 at 5:32 pm Comments are Disabled

SCÓR: (i) ‘Well done’ to our club members who participated in the Kerry county finals of Scór na nÓg on Saturday last. Five top-class singers performed to an extremely high standard. Our solo singer was Ella Nic Gabhann (Smith) who could be considered a little unlucky in not being a medal winner. Our […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

November 21, 2017 at 5:27 pm Comments are Disabled

  Club Results Weekending 19/11/17 Skechers SFAI Cup St. Brendan’s Park Fc 3 : 0 Ennis Town U13 DIV. 2 St. Brendan’s Park Fc U13B 7 : 1 Killarney Ath B U15 Div.2 St. Brendan’s Park Fc U15B 1 : 4 Ballyheigue Ath Denny U17 League St. Brendan’s Park Fc […]

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the Castleisland Division 5, Team taken today Killarney Sports & Leisure Centre who won the Division 5 Knock-Out Cup.
L/R ; Luke O'Loughlin, Sheera Dalton O'Neill, Dylan Browne, Eibhlís Brosnan, Conor O'Sullivan, Máire Bradley, Josh Horan.

Kerry Badminton Association News

November 21, 2017 at 5:22 pm Comments are Disabled

BADMINTON Sunday last saw the commencement of the Kerry on court playing badminton season with the action ranging from the Munster Butterfield Cup competition which was played in Bishopstown County Cork and the Kerry Knockout Cup club competition which took centre stage in the magnificent Killarney Sports Arena and what […]

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