Archive for December 19th, 2017

Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport To Receive Over €1m In Grant Aid

December 19, 2017 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin TD, has welcomed the news from his Departmental colleague Minister Ross, that Kerry Airport is to receive over €1m in grant aid towards operating costs. Welcoming the allocations Minister Griffin said: “This grant is in addition to the €583k already allocated […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

December 19, 2017 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

AN LEABHAR AGUS AN FÉILIRE: (i) Our club calendar, featuring all our Juvenile teams is on sale at Kevin Barry’s Shop, Rock St, and at the clubhouse – cost €5 each. Limited stock! So, hurry and don’t miss out. (And cut out last year’s photos and put them in an album!) (ii) ‘A Centenary History’ – […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

December 19, 2017 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ST. BRENDAN’S BASKETBALL CLUB NOTES By Alan Cantwell RESULTS Lee Strand Boys Academy Div 1 St. Brendan’s 57 St. Paul’s B 12 Senior Women Div 2 St. Brendan’s 43 St. Mary’s 30 Senior Mens Div 2 St. Brendan’s 54 Tralee Tigers BC 35 Lee Strand Boys U14 Div 1 TK […]

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St Brendans Park FC News

St Brendans Park FC News

December 19, 2017 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Results Club Fixtures W/E 17/12/17 U11 Premier North A Listowel Celtic v  St. Brendan’s Park FC U11A U11 Premier North B Listowel Celtic v  St. Brendan’s Park FC U11B U11 Premier North C St. Brendan’s Park FC U11C v Tralee Dynamos U13 Premier Killorglin U13A 1 : 1 St. Brendan’s Park FC 10am U13 Div.2 St. […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

December 19, 2017 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Results Sunday 17th Dec Mens and Ladies Christmas Waltz 1st : Sean Carmody, Terry Egan, Richard Barrett, Ger Curtin – 60pts 2nd :Rory Kilgannon, Des Fitzgerald, Noel Barrett, Ger McNamara – 60pts There were 15 cards processed . Results Tues 05th Dec 1st Shane O’Sullivan (11) 31 Points There were […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

December 19, 2017 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

The Executive of Tralee Imperials Basketball Club would like to wish all players, coaches, managers, parents and everyone involved with the club a very Happy Christmas and a very successful New Year.RESULTS U12 Div1B Girls St.Pauls 0 Imperials 20 U14 Div2 Girls Imperials A 25 St.Josephs 40 U12 Div1B Girls […]

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Performers from the Cassie Leen School of Dance before their 'Fairytale Of New York' show in Siamsa Tíre on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Cassie’s Dancers Put On A ‘Fairytale’ Performance In Siamsa

December 19, 2017 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA TÍRE was packed last night for a special show from the Cassie Leen School of Dance. There were 120 young dancers taking part in ‘Fairytale Of New York’ .This year two of the students were awarded trips to New York, from which the theme came for the show. The […]

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Mayor of Kerry John Sheahan presents Anne O'Sullivan of An Ceolann Cultural Centre, Lixnaw: for their archive collection catalogue project. This is the first phase in making its collection publicly accessible.  -- Also pictured in the Kerry County Council Chambers were Kate Kennelly Arts Officer KCC , Tommy O'Connor KCC , Michael Lynch KCC and Cllr Sam Lock .  
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PRESS INFO -- Creative Ireland Kerry Cultural Archive Awards 2017Cultural Archive AwardCreative Ireland is a Government led, interdepartmental culture based programme designed to promote individual, community and national wellbeing. Details are available at www.creativeireland.ie and https://creative.ireland.ie/en/local-plans/kerry . Within this programme, Kerry County Council, leading Creative Ireland Kerry, invited applications for a Cultural Archive Award with the aim of developing or preserving an archive with the intended cultural impact of preserving such material for future generations.The project had to satisfy a number of criteria, these included;•	To be Kerry based, it had to encourage participation from the community, allow for the long-term preservation of an archive and have outcomes that are accessible to diverse audiences and participants.•	It also had to align with one of the five pillars of the Creative Ireland programme.The process was managed by the Kerry Library Service, overseen by Tommy O’Connor, County Librarian. The presentation to successful applicants was made by Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr. John Sheehan, joined by Cllr. Sam Locke as Chairperson for the Strategic Policy Committee that oversees Culture, Arts, Tourism and Recreation. Representatives from each successful group attended, joined by Kate Kennelly, Creative Ireland Kerry Co-ordinator and Mike Lynch, Archivist, Tralee Library.Creative Ireland Kerry is pleased to announce that awards have been made under the 2017 Cultural Archive Award scheme to the following four projects:1. Blackwater Women’s Group: for a documentary on local life - Kerry in bygone days – detailing the heritage and customs of South & West Kerry.2. An Ceolann Cultural Centre, Lixnaw: for their archive collection catalogue project. This is the first phase in making its collection publicly accessible.3. Lartigue Monorail & Museum, Listowel: for a project to catalogue and digitise its unique collection of rare archival material.4.  Scartaglin Community Group: for the Handed Down project, which intends to create an online archive of Sliabh Luachra’s rich musical heritage.Creative Ireland Kerry wish to thank all who engaged with the project, congratulations to each on the Awards winners and Kerry County Council looks forward to this programme growing under the Creative Ireland Kerry programme in the years to come.

Four Kerry Projects Receive €1,000 Awards

December 19, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR projects have received awards from Creative Ireland Kerry. Kerry County Council, leading Creative Ireland Kerry, invited applications for a Cultural Archive Award with the aim of developing or preserving archives with the intended cultural impact of preserving such material for future generations. One award was presented in each of […]

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ViClarity’s Pedal Power To Raise Funds For Local Charity

ViClarity’s Pedal Power To Raise Funds For Local Charity

December 19, 2017 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE company kicked off their annual charity fundraiser on Monday, this time in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group’s Health Link Bus. The “Tour de ViClarity” is currently taking place at the ViClarity offices in the Tom Crean business centre Tralee and finishes this Friday. This year the […]

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Leighanne Moore Sales Executive Noel Lee Manager Manor West Hotel   TraleeTom Hardiman President Tralee International Bridge Congress Cathy Courtney  Manager Home Instead Paddy Kevane  Vice President St Vincent dePaul Nicky Fitzgibbon Bridge Ireland.

Tralee International Bridge Congress To Take Place Over Christmas

December 19, 2017 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tralee International Bridge Congress 2017 will take place from Friday, December 29 to Monday, January 1 and big crowds are again expected. It is once again being hosted by Hazel Boyle and all her friendly and efficient  staff  at the Manor West Hotel in Tralee. They will be providing dinner and B&B  over […]

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Parker's Pub and Herbert's Bar, KIlflynn.

Christmas Table Quiz In Aid Of Cancer Charities

December 19, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

IN case you’re getting cabin fever and want to head out over the Christmas period, there’s an event in Kilflynn that’ll test your general knowledge. The annual Kilflynn Cancer Quiz is celebrating its 15th anniversary and once again organisers are inviting teams to come along to Parker’s Pub and Herbert’s […]

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Donal Walsh #LiveLife Film Competition Now Open For Submissions

Donal Walsh #LiveLife Film Competition Now Open For Submissions

December 19, 2017 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE Donal Walsh #LiveLife National Film Competition 2017/18 is now open for submissions. The hugely popular competition has three categories Primary School, Secondary School and adult and always throws up some serious filmmaking talent. “We want you to remember Donal and his “Live Life” ethos by getting you to create […]

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WATCH: Then And Now…How The Mall/Denny Street Changed In Six Months

WATCH: Then And Now…How The Mall/Denny Street Changed In Six Months

December 19, 2017 at 10:21 am 1 comment

THERE’S been big changes in the town this year. First Denny Street was made a two-way street again and then work started on The Mall/Bridge Street in May. It finished just last Friday when it opened up to traffic again from 6pm to 10.30am. Well local man, John Ryle, showed […]

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