Archive for January 9th, 2018

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

January 9, 2018 at 8:11 pm Comments are Disabled

The Tralee bay Swimming Club organised Fenit Christmas Day Swim in aid Of Fenit Lifeboat again drew a huge crowd to Fenit for the annual fun and 3 dashes into the water . The heavy rain in town put some people off but the day in Fenit turned out dry […]

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Austin Stack Club Juvenile Notes

January 9, 2018 at 8:06 pm Comments are Disabled

CRUINNIÚ CINN BHLIANA: Our Juvenile Section AGM took place on Sunday last at our Connolly Park ceanncheathrú. A very successful meeting was attended by dozens of enthusastic Rock people. The following is The Rock leadership team for our 101st year (1917-2018): An tUachtarán: Mícheál Ó hAodha; Cathaoirleach: Tadhg Mac Mathúna; LeasChathaoirleach: Nollaig […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

January 9, 2018 at 8:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Training continues at the following timesGIRLS Senior Academy U10s Monday 6-7pm, Mounthawk and Thursday 5-6pm, Balloonagh ***Monday 18th Sept in Balloonagh*** U11s Tuesday 6-7pm, Balloonagh and Saturday 10-11.15 am, Cumann Iosaef U12s Team 1 Wednesday 6-7pm, Mounthawk and Friday 5.45-7.15pm, Mounthawk U12s Team 2 Wednesday 6-7.30pm, John Mitchells U14s Team 1 Monday 7-8pm, Balloonagh and Wednesday 7-8.30pm, Presentation U14s Team 2 Tuesday 8-9pm, Balloonagh and Friday 7-8.30pm, Presentation U16 Girls Wednesday 7-8pm, Mounthawk and Friday 7.15-8.30pm, Friday BOYS Senior […]

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Repro Free 8.1.2018 - Pictured L/R John Fox Vice President Corporate Affairs ITT , Dr. Oliver Murphy, President of the IT Tralee  Frank Hayes, Director of Corporate Affairs at Kerry Group ,Dick Spring Chairman of the IT Tralee Foundation Board  and Ogie Moran IT Tralee Foundation Director .
today as Kerry Group contribute €500,000 to the Kerry Sports Academy at the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus.
Kerry Group today announced that the Group will contribute €500,000 to assist completion of the €16.5 million Kerry Sports Academy at the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus. The Kerry Sports Academy development is the largest educational capital project to be undertaken in Kerry in recent years.

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PRESS INFO --  8th January 2018Kerry Group Contributes €500,000 to Kerry Sports Academy Project at IT TraleeKerry Group today announced that the Group will contribute €500,000 to assist completion of the €16.5 million Kerry Sports Academy at the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus. The Kerry Sports Academy development is the largest educational capital project to be undertaken in Kerry in recent years.Scheduled to open in January 2019, the Kerry Sports Academy will be home to:•	UNESCO Chair in Inclusive Physical Education, Sport Fitness, and Recreation;•	National Centre for Adapted Physical Activity – CARA;•	Health and Leisure Programmes at the IT Tralee;•	Kerry GAA Centre of Excellence;•	Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann – Traditional Irish Music Headquarters.  Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Dick Spring, Chairman of the IT Tralee Foundation Board, said “The Foundation is extremely grateful to Kerry Group for their very generous support for the Kerry Sports Academy. The IT Tralee, which has over 3,000 students, employing 350 people plays a key role in the economic and social development of the county. The main objective of the Foundation is to raise funds for the future development of the Institute, as it embarks on its ambitious five year strategic plan.”Frank Hayes, Director of Corporate Affairs at Kerry Group said, “Kerry Group is pleased to support IT Tralee with the development of the Kerry Sports Academy. The Institute has a proud record of fostering inclusion in sport and in shaping the future of adapted physical activity regionally, nationally and internationally. In addition, the Institute provides a financial contribution of circa €60 million annually to the local economy and Kerry Group supports its future development as it prepares to amalgamate with the Cork Institute of Technology and form the Munster Technological University.”Dr. Oliver Murphy, President of the IT Tralee, expressed his sincere thanks to Kerry Group for their vote of confidence in the project. “The Kerry Sports Academy is a very exciting project which will provide the Institute with facilities of an international standard, in addition to providing an excellent sporting resource for the county and the region. The IT Tralee has an esteemed international reputation for leadership in inclusion and adapted physical activity and is the only higher education provider globally to be awarded a UNESCO Chair in this area. This is testimony to the excellence of the Institute’s work in including people with disabilities in physical education, sport, fitness and recreation.”Contact InformationKerry GroupFrank Hayes	+353 66 7182304	corpaffairs@kerry.ieIT Tralee		Ogie Moran	+353 86 2344996	ogie.moran@staff.ittralee.ie

Kerry Group Gives €500,000 To Kerry Sports Academy Project At IT Tralee

January 9, 2018 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Group has announced that the Group will contribute €500,000 to assist completion of the €16.5 million Kerry Sports Academy at the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus. The Kerry Sports Academy development is the largest educational capital project to be undertaken in Kerry in recent years. Scheduled to open […]

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Cast members in Mercy Mounthawk's production of 'My Fair Lady' Hannah Tansley, Ailise Ryan and Grainne Raggett.

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Prepare To Stage ‘My Fair Lady’

January 9, 2018 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students are set to wow audiences in their production of My Fair Lady in Siamsa Tíre later this month. Taking place from Wednesday, January 24 to Saturday, January 27, this classic piece of theatre brings some great musical pieces to the stage performed by a cast which draws […]

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Tralee Municipal District Awards Recipients Revealed

Tralee Municipal District Awards Recipients Revealed

January 9, 2018 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

AN awards ceremony will take place this week to honour people who have made a significant contribution to the local community and for their achievements. Tralee Soup Kitchen, Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS), young boxer Patrick McCarthy and Dr Rizwan Khan will all receive Tralee Municipal District awards at the […]

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Kerry Airport

Doubts Over Ryanair’s Kerry To Faro Route This Summer

January 9, 2018 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S looking unlikely that the Kerry to Faro route operated by Ryanair will be running this summer. A member of the public contacted the airline yesterday enquiring about the service to Faro and they were informed via direct message on Twitter that “this route will not be operating I am […]

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Don O’Neill’s Designs Worn On Golden Globes Red Carpet

Don O’Neill’s Designs Worn On Golden Globes Red Carpet

January 9, 2018 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE movie awards season has arrived and that means a focus on the Red Carpet for fashion fans. As usual there’s a Kerry interest thanks to Ballyheigue native, Don O’Neill, who saw his THEIA designs worn by celebrities at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. THEIA gowns were worn by […]

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Councillor Confirms He Will Put Name Forward At Fianna Fáil Convention

Councillor Confirms He Will Put Name Forward At Fianna Fáil Convention

January 9, 2018 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Councillor Michael Cahill has confirmed that he will be a candidate at the upcoming Fianna Fail Convention to contest the next General Election. The Rossbeigh man said he had every confidence in the Party Membership in Kerry and that he believed they would select the most worthy and […]

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How Twitter Reacted To RTE’s ‘Micko’ Documentary

How Twitter Reacted To RTE’s ‘Micko’ Documentary

January 9, 2018 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

RTE screened ‘Micko’ last night profiling the life of the legendary GAA man from Waterville. It was a hugely entertaining programme capturing the magic of Mick O’Dwyer and the public’s reaction was overwhelmingly positive judging by Twitter as you can see below. I was genuinely excited about performing in front […]

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