Archive for January 31st, 2018

Ken Tobin To Oversee Tralee Chamber Alliance Changes

Ken Tobin To Oversee Tralee Chamber Alliance Changes

January 31, 2018 at 7:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has appointed local businessman and entrepreneur, Ken Tobin, to oversee the recently announced plans to restructure and re-energise Tralee Chamber Alliance from February 1. Over the course of a six-month contract, Mr Tobin’s duties will include the day-to-day management of Tralee Chamber Alliance following the departure of […]

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Bunyan's Shop in Ballybunion.

Kerry Man Claims His €500,000 From Euromillions Ticket Bought In Ballybunion

January 31, 2018 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE person who bought their Euromillions ticket in Ballybunnion claimed their €500,000 prize today National Lottery HQ in Dublin. The lucky EuroMillions Plus Quick Pick ticket was sold in Bunyan’s Shop on Doon Road, Ballybunnion. The winner is a Kerry man and said he has no firm plans as of […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn U11 team, winners at the
Tralee Credit Union Schools Quiz  at the Brandon Hotel Tralee on Sunday. Photo By Domnick Walsh

PHOTOS: Tralee Area Schools Excel At Credit Union Quiz

January 31, 2018 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

LAST weekend all over Ireland 25,000 primary school children tested their brain power at their annual Credit Union Schools Quiz. The questions, compiled nationally by primary school teachers covered such general topics as geography, history, music, literature and sport. Tralee Credit Union held their Noreen Lynch Annual Schools Quiz on […]

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Ladies who are heading to Spain to walk part of the Camino de Santiago in aid of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, with 'Walker' the puppy, at The Meadowlands Hotel. From left; Anne Condon, Josephine Flood, Margaret O'Shea and Joan Hill. Photo by Dermot Crean

Dance At The Meadowlands To Help Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind

January 31, 2018 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A DANCE will be held in The Meadowlands Hotel in February to help local ladies with their fundraising efforts for the Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind. Six members of the Tralee divisional branch of the association are heading to Spain in August to walk part of the Camino de […]

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The contestants in 'Strictly Young Dancing'.

PHOTOS: ‘Strictly Young Dancing’ Fun This Weekend In Ballyroe

January 31, 2018 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE excitement is building for what should be an amazing event this coming Saturday night. The Ballyroe Heights Hotel is the venue for the first ever ‘Strictly Young Dancing’ event. The competition sees students from various stage schools around town taking part. They include The Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre, Revolution […]

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Kerry College of Further Education Principal Mary Lucey (right) and Childcare teacher Ellen Moloney at the 'Take It Or Leave It' shelf at the college. Photo  by Dermot Crean

KCFE Helps Students With ‘Take It Or Leave It’ Initiative

January 31, 2018 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry College of Further Education has started an in-house initiative where course attendees can help out fellow students in need. The ‘Take It Or Leave It’ initiative sees students leave unwanted non-perishable food on a shelf just inside the entrance to the college in Clash. Then, other students who need […]

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Santa 5k Fun Run Raises €6,000 For Children’s Ward At UHK

Santa 5k Fun Run Raises €6,000 For Children’s Ward At UHK

January 31, 2018 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run was a huge success back in December and the fruits of that occasion were presented this week. Around 500 people took to the road last month to raise much needed funds for the children’s ward at University Hospital Kerry. Thanks to everyone’s efforts a […]

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Whet The Appetite For Six Nations With Table Quiz In The Ashe

Whet The Appetite For Six Nations With Table Quiz In The Ashe

January 31, 2018 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S a massive weekend for rugby fans as Ireland kick off their Six Nations campaign against the French. While no doubt a few diehards from Tralee will be heading off to Paris for the 4.45pm game on Saturday, the night before will see the local club faithful gather at The […]

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Local Theatre Group To Stage Play In Siamsa This Week

Local Theatre Group To Stage Play In Siamsa This Week

January 31, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

FANS of local theatre are sure to enjoy a play running from Thursday at Siamsa Tíre. The stalwarts of the Tralee drama scene, Zyber Theatre return to Siamsa with play from John Fraher. ‘What time is it in Bangkok?’ is billed as a madcap comedy set in an institution for […]

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