Archive for January, 2018

Brogue Inn And MJ’s Diner To Expand Creating Many New Jobs

Brogue Inn And MJ’s Diner To Expand Creating Many New Jobs

January 20, 2018 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

THE owners of Kirby’s Brogue Inn are set to for a major expansion of both the famous hostelry on Rock Street and their sister restaurant, MJ’s Diner, in Clash over the coming months. Both MJ’s Diner and Kirby’s Brogue Inn will extend their premises and well in excess of 30 […]

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Looking forward to the Caherleaheen NS Bingo event in The Rose Hotel on February 4 were, in front; Principal Mary Connolly and Ryan McMahon. Kneeling; Oisin Brosnan, Fionán Brosnan, Aidan Brennan and Amelia Obrusnik. Back; Sophie O'Donoghue, Ava McGough, Sean Óg Brosnan, Darragh O'Callaghan, Cian Caplis and Ben Callinan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Caherleaheen NS Hopes For Full House At Bingo Bonanza In The Rose Hotel

January 20, 2018 at 11:55 am 0 comments

CAHERLEAHEEN staff and pupils are getting ready for a fantastic fundraising day at The Rose Hotel with a ‘Bingo Bonanza’ afternoon. It’ll be ‘eyes down’ at 2pm on Sunday, February 4, with well over €1,500 in prizes and a huge crowd is expected. The event is open to the general […]

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Tralee Company To Expand With New Jobs On The Way

Tralee Company To Expand With New Jobs On The Way

January 20, 2018 at 11:31 am 0 comments

A TRALEE company is to expand its operations and will create seven new jobs to add to the workforce of 60. BioAtlantis, based in Clash Industrial Estate, operates in the biostimulant and nutraceutical sectors and will advertise new positions in the areas of chemistry, biology and sales. The company, founded […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students Caitlin Nic Giolla Ghunna, Aoife Ní Chonaill, Niamh Ní Chonaill, Aoife Ní Dhuilleáin and Molly Ní Bhrosnacháin at the Kerry ETB Student Award Ceremony at the IT Tralee on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Students From All Over County Receive Awards

January 20, 2018 at 10:26 am 0 comments

SIXTY-SIX student awards were presented at the annual Kerry ETB Student Award ceremony at the IT Tralee on Friday night. The event celebrates the achievements of students and learners from their Post Primary Schools and Youthreach centres. Students from Coláiste Gleann Lí, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Coláiste na Sceilge, Coláiste na Ríochta, […]

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A large group at the Mercy Mounthawk YSI students Family First Canal Walk on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Brave Elements For Walk By The Canal

January 20, 2018 at 10:22 am 0 comments

IT was a miserable Friday night with the rain spitting down, but well done to those who showed up for an event organised by students from Mercy Mounthawk. Family First, a group of Young Social Innovators from the school, organised the family fun walk by the canal. While it was hoped […]

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Know Your Rights: Accessing Healthcare Abroad

January 20, 2018 at 10:22 am 0 comments

  Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: There is a long wait for a medical procedure that I need. Can I get my medical costs refunded if I have the procedure done in another European […]

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Sam Rockwell and Frances McDormand in "Three Billboards..."

McCann At The Movies: A McDonagh Movie-Making Masterclass

January 20, 2018 at 10:20 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is a must-see from director Martin McDonagh… London-Irish director’s third feature, ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ sees the filmmaker return to the promise shown with ‘In Bruges’ after the disappointment that was his second film ‘Seven Psychopaths’. This black comedy […]

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Fancy Appearing On Brendan O’Connor’s ‘Cutting Edge’?

Fancy Appearing On Brendan O’Connor’s ‘Cutting Edge’?

January 19, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

  THE award winning ‘Cutting Edge’ show is coming back our screens this spring and they want big personalities from Kerry to take part. They are seeking people who are opinionated, outgoing and chatty to star in Brendan O’Connor’s hit show on RTÉOne. Those who are familiar with the show […]

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Planter Trees Appear On The Mall In Time For Party

Planter Trees Appear On The Mall In Time For Party

January 19, 2018 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

THE Council has begun planting the trees in the square pots on The Mall this week as the final touches are put in place on the revamped space. While obviously there’s no leaves on the trees at this time of the year, it still adds a nice look to the […]

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The contestants in University Hospital Kerry's 'Sickly Come Dancing' with MC Tim Moynihan. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Couples In UHK’s ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ Contest

January 19, 2018 at 10:27 am 0 comments

IT’S all systems go for a fundraiser where staff from University Hospital Kerry will dance the night away for a great cause. The Hospital Social Club has organised a ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ Contest where 12 fleet-footed couples will take to the floor in the Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday, February […]

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Experts To Speak At Free Women’s Healthcare Event In Manor West Hotel

Experts To Speak At Free Women’s Healthcare Event In Manor West Hotel

January 19, 2018 at 10:26 am 0 comments

THE Manor West Hotel will be the venue for a special free event next month on Women’s Health And Well-Being organised by Sam McCauley’s Chemists. The event on Thursday, February 8 at 7.15pm, applies to women of all ages and speakers include  Dr Mary McCaffrey (Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist), Dr Louis Keary […]

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Nine Patients With Missed Or Delayed Diagnoses At UHK As Scan Review Continues

Nine Patients With Missed Or Delayed Diagnoses At UHK As Scan Review Continues

January 19, 2018 at 10:18 am 0 comments

THE South / South West Hospital Group says there have been nine patients with a delayed or missed diagnoses due to the University Hospital Kerry scans issue. The review of scans is now three-quarters complete say the Group in their weekly update on the review, with the number of images reviewed […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee Couple To Bring Their Magic Touch To Killorglin Panto

PHOTOS: Tralee Couple To Bring Their Magic Touch To Killorglin Panto

January 19, 2018 at 9:48 am 0 comments

TRALEE husband and wife team, Jackie O’Mahoney and Martin Hurley, are busy these days bringing their expertise to a panto in Killorglin. The Killorglin Panto Group’s 55th Pantomime is ‘Pinocchio’ and if you’re looking for something to take the kids to in the coming weekends it sure to provide fantastic family […]

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Colm Cooper at the launch of his autobiography in the Gleneagle Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Colm Cooper Named Kerry Person Of The Year

January 18, 2018 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

COLM Cooper has been announced as Kerry Person Of The Year  by the Kerry Association in Dublin tonight. The Kerry GAA legend will be presented with the award at a gala ceremony at the Association’s annual Oiche Chiarrai which will be held at the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin on Friday, March 2. The […]

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IT Tralee To Hold Fundraising Gala Dinner To Honour Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh

IT Tralee To Hold Fundraising Gala Dinner To Honour Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh

January 18, 2018 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

THE IT Tralee Foundation Board has today announced plans to hold a fundraising gala dinner this September, to honour and celebrate the life and times of one of Ireland’s most popular and much loved sons, the legendary Mícheál Ó’Muircheartaigh. Guest of honour at the gala dinner will be President Michael […]

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Mounthawk Students Plan Family Fun Walk By The Canal

Mounthawk Students Plan Family Fun Walk By The Canal

January 18, 2018 at 4:16 pm 0 comments

FAMILY First, a group of Young Social Innovators from Mercy Mounthawk secondary school, are organising a family walk by the canal this Friday evening. Walkers will gather at the Marina end of the canal and take off from 7pm. It’s a fancy dress themed walk with prizes for best costume. “The […]

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John Griffin (second from right) with Frank O'Connor, Mike Griffin, Catriona O'Sullivan, little Katie Cunningham and Tony Corridon at the launch of the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA annual 10k Run on Saturday last. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Griffin Looks Forward To Kerins O’Rahillys 10k In His Honour

January 18, 2018 at 10:49 am 0 comments

TRALEE athletics legend, John Griffin, is very much looking forward to the upcoming Kerins O’Rahillys 10k run being run in his honour this year. The 1988 and 1989 Dublin City Marathon winner,  was speaking at the launch of the event at the clubhouse on Saturday last and said it was […]

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The sixth class students who displayed their 'How Can We Launch Our Teacher Into Space?' project at the BT Young Scientists and Technology Exhibition (Primary Schools section) in Dublin last Saturday. From left; Olivia Golonek, Julia Maciag, Sara Peterniece, Aditya Shet, Jamie Williams, Muhommad Abdalla, Elvis Ankomah, Andrej Bogdanovic, Martin Quilligan, Cillian O'Sullivan, Lily O'Brien, Hala Saffo and Dearbhla Cronin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Moyderwell Pupils Display Project At BT Young Scientists Exhibition

January 18, 2018 at 10:48 am 0 comments

IN what has become an annual trip, pupils from Moyderwell Mercy Primary School headed off to Dublin last Friday to take part in the BT Young Scientist Exhibition with the curiously titled project, ‘How Can We Launch Our Teacher Into Space?’ For the past nine years, pupils have made the journey […]

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Some of the Kerry nominees in the Irish Wedding Awards 2018. Clockwise from top left; Ciara O'Donnell, Maureen and Frances McCarthy from Brush n Blush, Maura Sheehy and Carol Kennelly.

Number Of Tralee Businesses Shortlisted For Irish Wedding Awards 2018

January 18, 2018 at 10:46 am 0 comments

A NUMBER of Tralee-based businesses are in the running for the Irish Wedding Awards 2018 which takes place later this month. The awards, organised by Creative Oceanic, celebrate the hard work of the best professionals and establishments in the Irish wedding industry. Thousands of nominations were received from the public […]

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A Fabulous Start To February At CH With Mrs Make-Up’s Masterclass

A Fabulous Start To February At CH With Mrs Make-Up’s Masterclass

January 18, 2018 at 10:45 am 0 comments

THE January blues have set in and the miserable weather isn’t helping things as the Christmas party season seems a distant memory. However, ladies have something to look forward to at the start of February with the first make-up masterclass of 2018 at CH Chemists in The Mall. Mrs Make-Up […]

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Kevin Looks For Hikers To Take Part In Kerry Four Peaks Challenge

Kevin Looks For Hikers To Take Part In Kerry Four Peaks Challenge

January 18, 2018 at 10:45 am 0 comments

CLIMBERS are being asked to consider taking part in a fundraising event this summer to climb four of Kerry’s highest peaks in two days. Organised by Ballyduff man, Kevin Maguire, this will be the seventh year of the Four Peaks Challenge and it takes place on Friday, June 29 and […]

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CBS The Green Into Corn Uí Mhuirí Semi-Final

CBS The Green Into Corn Uí Mhuirí Semi-Final

January 17, 2018 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

CBS The Green have advanced to the Corn Uí Mhuirí Munster Colleges semi-final after a comprehensive win over St Flannan’s of Ennis today at Rathkeale. The Green scored 4-16 to the Clare side’s 1-7 in a game where the Tralee side really pulled away in the second half. With the […]

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Request For Public Toilets At Rath Graveyard Denied

Request For Public Toilets At Rath Graveyard Denied

January 17, 2018 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

A REQUEST for public toilets at Rath Graveyard was turned down by the Council due to budgetary constraints and insufficient numbers of visitors to the graveyard, the meeting of Tralee Municipal District heard on Friday last. Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley, brought forward the motion and was disappointed with […]

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Camp Resident To Appear On Winning Streak This Saturday

January 17, 2018 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

A UK-born woman who became known with her husband as “the couple who owned two donkeys” after her move to Kerry has been selected to appear on Saturday’s National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE One. Pauline Bell, who lives in Camp, is now looking forward to becoming known […]

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Picture shows from left to right Darren Brady, Commis Chef Apprentice, the Redbank; Terry McCoy, proprietor,  the Redbank;  Agnieszka Niedzielak, Commis Chef apprentice, Jurys Inn Christchurch; and Darina Brennan, Executive Chef, Dalata Hotel Group at the launch of the National Commis Chef Apprenticeship Programme. The industry-led programme, the only one of its kind in the country, provides aspiring chefs with the opportunity to “earn and learn”. It is supported by the Irish Hotels Federation, the Restaurants Association of Ireland, Fáilte Ireland, Education Training Boards and SOLAS.Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee

Kerry ETB Launches New National Commis Chef Apprenticeship Programme

January 17, 2018 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

KERRY Education and Training Board has announced the rollout of the National Commis Chef Apprenticeship Programme in the county this February. The Programme will provide aspiring chefs across Ireland with a two–year formal education and training programme that will kick-start their careers as professional chefs.   The Apprenticeship is two […]

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Council To Meet Group Aiming To Bring Diving Boards Back To Fenit

January 17, 2018 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

THE Committee of Restore Fenit Diving Boards Campaign (RFDBC) say they are delighted that officials from Kerry County Council have agreed to an early meeting to consider the restoration of the diving boards at the bathing slip in Fenit. The meeting will take place at Áras an Chontae, Rathass, Tralee […]

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Caroline McAuliffe with husband Mitchell and children Jessie and Evie, Katie O'Shea, Peggy O'Sullivan, Marcus O'Sullivan, Yvonne O'Sullivan and Jamie O'Shea, looking forward to the 80s and 90s disco fundraiser at The Abbey Tavern. Photo by Dermot Crean

Caroline Wants To Give Something Back After Cancer Ordeal

January 17, 2018 at 11:29 am 0 comments

AN Ardfert woman is organising a 80s/90s disco fundraiser next month to help out the hospital where she was treated for cancer over a year ago. Caroline McAuliffe, a married mother of two young children, was 36 years old when she had a tumour in her tongue removed at the […]

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Niall Wins Best Start-Up At IBYE Midwest Finals

Niall Wins Best Start-Up At IBYE Midwest Finals

January 17, 2018 at 9:57 am 0 comments

NIALL Harty of Harty Nutrition Ltd. won the Best Start Up Business category at the Midwest Finals of the Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition on Tuesday with his Origin Clean Protein Bars business. The business which operates out of Firies was the only Kerry winner at the awards which […]

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The Division 4 Mens League Final took place at Tralee Regional Sports Complex Wednesday 10  January 
This photograph shows The Ballyheigue Division 4 Team who won the final 
L/R, : Noel Carroll, John McDonnell, Colm Carroll, Kevin O'Mahony, Colm Griffin.

Kerry Badminton Association News

January 16, 2018 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

BADMINTON NOTES The Ladies and mens Badminton league finals played in Tralee on Wednesday night last certainly had a bit of everything. Firstly , great credit due to everyone, players, mentors and the many supporters of all teams, who braved the torrential rain on the night to attend the Presentation […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

January 16, 2018 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

Club Results  U12 Premier Killarney Celtic 6 : 3 St. Brendan Park Fc U12A Munster Youth Cup Kilfrush Crusaders 1 : 2 St. Brendan’s Park Fc Club fixtures Weekending 20/1/18 U12 Premier St. Brendan’s Park Fc U12A v Killarney Athletic 10.30 U12 Div. 1 Killorglin U12C v St. Brendan’s Park Fc […]

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