Archive for December 7th, 2017

Kieran Donaghy and Dave Hopla at the Belfast Classic last weekend. Photo: Kieran Donaghy Instagram

Former NBA Shooting Coach To Give Masterclass In Tralee This Sunday

December 7, 2017 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

FORMER shooting coach with the Detroit Pistons, Dave Hopla is coming to Tralee on Sunday to give a masterclass which is not to be missed if you play or coach basketball. Hopla, who has also worked with players at the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks, is considered by many […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí transition years Amy Pollmann, Peadar Tóibín, Lennox Beaujouan and Andrew Muineacháin helping out with the celebrations for Saint Nicolas’ feast-day on Wednesday at Collis Sandes House. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Have Fun Celebrating St Nicolas’ Day

December 7, 2017 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

THE first year pupils of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí got in to the festive spirit by celebrating Saint Nicolas’ feast-day on Wednesday. To mark the day, the pupil held a number of activated at Collis Sands House where the pupils are based. “Unfortunately we currently do not have home economics facilities in […]

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Launching the Tralee Chamber Alliance Calendar at the Cashel Ward at University Hospital Kerry on Thursday were, front from left; Catherine Doolan UHK, Aidan Kelly TCA President, Breeda Hurley, Karen Lovett and Kieran Rutledge TCA CEO. Back from left; Mike McDonnell, Samantha Stackpoole UHK and Padraig McGiillycuddy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Chamber Alliance Calendar To Help Cashel Ward At UHK

December 7, 2017 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has published a brand new #LoveTralee 2018 Calendar to raise funds to purchase couch-beds for parents of children in the Cashel Ward at University Hospital Kerry. The President of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Aidan Kelly, said: “We are approaching Christmas and it’s inevitable that many parents or guardians […]

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Evelyn Dore receiving her GAisce Gold Award from President Michael D Higgins yesterday.

Tralee Woman Receives Gaisce Gold Award From President Higgins

December 7, 2017 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE woman was among 56 inspirational young people presented with a Gold Gaisce Award by President Michael D. Higgins at a special awards ceremony in Dublin Castle on Wednesday. Evelyn Dore from Oakpark achieved her gold by successfully completing five challenge areas for 52 weeks or more. This comprised volunteering […]

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WATCH: Tom Waits’ Wife Talks About Tralee In Old Late Late Show Clip

WATCH: Tom Waits’ Wife Talks About Tralee In Old Late Late Show Clip

December 7, 2017 at 2:24 pm 2 comments

WHILE many people know legendary singer songwriter Tom Waits sang about dancing with the Rose of Tralee on his song Rain Dogs, an old clip has surfaced from The Late Late Show referring to his visit to the town in February 1981. The RTE Archives tweeted a link this morning […]

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Cameraman Klaus Kappa with June Carey, Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne and Colm Flynn of RTE Today in the Town Park on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee To Feature On RTE’s ‘Today’ Show This Friday

December 7, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

TRALEE will feature in the ‘Our Town’ slot on the popular RTÉ ‘Today’ Show this Friday between 3.30pm and 5.30pm. Back in October, reporter, Colm Flynn, and crew were in town filming some of our top attractions. They started at Blennerville Windmill where Donal Coppinger showed them around the wonderful […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In October

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In October

December 7, 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that October was was a bumper month for sales of houses and apartment in the Tralee area. There were 32 properties sold, fetching a total of €3,873,552. The house that sold for the most in Tralee in […]

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At the presentation of cheques to Kerry Hospice and Animal Help Net Kerry at John Mitchels GAA Complex in Ballyseedy on Tuesday night were, from left; Hugh Fitzgibbon (John Mitchels), Andrea O'Donoghue (Kerry Hospice), Maura Sullivan (Kerry Hospice), Brendan Dillane ('Strictly' winner), Denis Mannix (John Mitchels), Karen O'Connor ('Strictly' winner), Anna McCarthy (Animal Help Net Kerry), Joan Rogers (Animal Help Net Kerry) and John O'Halloran (John Mitchels). Photo by Dermot Crean

John Mitchels ‘Strictly’ Winners Present €1,000 To Charities

December 7, 2017 at 10:07 am 0 comments

THE second John Mitchels GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ was another huge success back in late October and it ended up benefitting two local causes to the tune of €500 each. Out of the eleven couples on that night in Ballygarry, Brendan Dillane and Karen O’Connor were deemed the winners and […]

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Anthony Launches Fourth Book In ‘Gravespeakers’ Series

Anthony Launches Fourth Book In ‘Gravespeakers’ Series

December 7, 2017 at 9:42 am 0 comments

TRALEE-BASED award winning presenter and author, Anthony Garvey, launched his new children’s book yesterday at Douglas National School, in Killorglin. Aimed at 7-11 year olds, ‘Gravespeakers: Jack’ is the fourth in a seven-book series.  Each of the Gravespeakers’ books tells the stories of a different child who discover they have […]

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