Archive for January, 2018

Participants of the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k run on Sunday morning. Photos by Lisa O'Mahony.

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

January 29, 2018 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Annual 10k Run: In excess of 300 brave souls turned out on Sunday morning last (28th Jan) for our annual 10k and all who took part were fulsome in their praise for a most enjoyable event. The event, in its fourth year, commemorated the achievements of local legend John Griffin […]

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The club faithful gather at the unveiling of the Austin Stacks sign at Urban Terrace on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

January 29, 2018 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

MURAL UNVEILING: Our thanks to Club Secretary, Elma Nix for the following report – On Saturday last (Jan 27th) the Austin Stacks Hurling & Football Club’s calendar of Centenary Club Events (1917-2017) was completed as a mural ‘Street of Champions’ was officially unveiled on the gable of no 20 Urban Terrace at […]

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A Once In A Blue Moon Event At The Wetlands

A Once In A Blue Moon Event At The Wetlands

January 29, 2018 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a special event in Tralee Bay Wetlands for those who want to enjoy the Supermoon and Blue Moon event on Wednesday night. At certain times of the year the Earth is much closer to the moon, creating a Supermoon effect. This month the ‘Wetlands at Dusk’ tour has been blessed […]

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Tralee Athletes Bring Home Medals From North Munster Schools

Tralee Athletes Bring Home Medals From North Munster Schools

January 29, 2018 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

CROSS country athletes from schools in Tralee and North Kerry competed at the North Munster Schools which were held in Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick on Thursday, January 25. Three athletes collected bronze medals: John Ward, Tralee CBS, Senior Boys; Oisin Spillane, Mercy Mounthawk, Inter Boys and Niamh O’Mahony, Pres. Tralee. Teams […]

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Jenny Pye and Alex and Sadie O'Donovan at the St John's Parochial School Open Day  on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St John’s Parochial School Holds Open Day

January 29, 2018 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

ST John’s Parochial School on Ashe Street opened its doors on Saturday afternoon to show parents the school’s facilities and the great atmosphere that prevails at the school. There was a steady stream of visitors all afternoon who were greeted by staff and pupils. They were given a tour of […]

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Noreen Quirke, Rita Ryan, Carmel Foran Carmel Hubbard, and Joan Griffin at the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k run on Sunday morning. Photos by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take Part In Kerins O’Rahillys Annual 10k Run

January 29, 2018 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a huge turnout on Sunday morning at the Kerins O’Rahillys annual 10k run. Over 300 runners braved the cold to honour local athletics legend John Griffin, winner of the 1988 and 1989 Dublin City Marathon. The route was similar to other years, taking in Ballyvelly, The Kerries, Knockanish […]

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Tralee Businesses Win At Irish Wedding Awards 2018

Tralee Businesses Win At Irish Wedding Awards 2018

January 29, 2018 at 9:54 am 1 comment

TRALEE businesses were among the winners at the Irish Wedding Awards 2018 which took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin last night. 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 […]

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John Brassil Chosen As Fianna Fáil’s Candidate In Next Election

John Brassil Chosen As Fianna Fáil’s Candidate In Next Election

January 29, 2018 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

Fianna Fáil TD for the Kerry constituency, John Brassil, was selected to run for the party in the next General Election by party delegates last night at the convention in Ballygarry House Hotel. He received 465 first preference votes from Fianna Fáil delegates, which saw him elected on the third […]

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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

Vote For Tralee In RTE’s ‘Your Town’ Competition

January 29, 2018 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

REMEMBER when the RTE ‘Today’ programme came to Tralee earlier this year to film around the town as part of their ‘Your Town’ segment? Well it received a hugely positive reaction and now a poll has been started to pick the best ‘Your Town’ segment of the season and Tralee […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Convincing Win For Kerry Away To London

REPORT/PHOTOS: Convincing Win For Kerry Away To London

January 28, 2018 at 6:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reports from London on Kerry’s victory over London in the Allianz National League 2A game this afternoon… The final score read Kerry 2-30 points to 1-13 and the score really reflects the manner of the win with Kerry totally dominating from the 15th minute when Jordan Conway blasted […]

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Cillian Spillane, Ogie Moran, and David Clifford at the Kerry GAA Supporters Club Social on Saturday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Ogie Moran Among Those Honoured At Kerry GAA Supporters Social

January 28, 2018 at 5:10 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY legend was honoured last night at a special night for GAA fans in the Ballygarry House Hotel. The Kerry GAA Supporters Club’s 28th annual social saw over 130  of the Kingdom faithful gather for a night of great entertainment. Kerry senior  players Paul Geaney, David Clifford and Killian […]

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Looking forward to the Sports Quiz to be held at The Rose Hotel on February 8 were, from left; Tim Moynihan, Louise Ryan, Aisling Foley (Sales Executive The Rose Hotel), Ted Cronin and Mark Sullivan (General Manager, The Rose Hotel). Photo by Dermot Crean

Tim And Friends To Hold Sports Quiz For Skydive In Aid Of Pieta House

January 28, 2018 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

DO you know your sport? Well a table quiz is being held next month with funds going towards a charity event for Pieta House in Tralee and clubs from around Kerry have already signed up to take part. The event, which takes place in The Rose Hotel on Thursday, February […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 28, 2018 at 5:01 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week…  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… Congratulations Dawn and Sean… We would like to Congratulate Dawn […]

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Zoe O'Carroll, Sarah Thornton, Maureen McCarthy and Kayleigh Murphy of Brush N Blush, at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nominations Sought For Connect Kerry Hair And Beauty Awards

January 28, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to nominate people and businesses for the 2nd Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards will take place at The  Rose Hotel on Sunday, March 11. Organized by Margaret Kissane Publisher and Editor of Connect Magazine, the awards will both celebrate and recognize the enormous talent and success […]

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Roger Harty: Take Time To Smell The Roses

Roger Harty: Take Time To Smell The Roses

January 28, 2018 at 4:59 am 1 comment

WHAT ultimately is life all about if we don’t take time to stop and appreciate it, if we don’t take time to stop and smell the roses. Everybody says it, that the world is getting faster and more and more people are rushing around in the constant pursuit of some […]

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The club faithful gather at the unveiling of the Austin Stacks sign at Urban Terrace on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tribute To The ‘Street Of Champions’ Unveiled At Urban Terrace On The Rock

January 27, 2018 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

A SIGN in tribute to the ‘Street of Champions’ was unveiled on Saturday afternoon at Urban Terrace on Rock Street. The Austin Stacks club faithful gathered at 12 noon to see the the sign on the gable of No.20 Urban Terrace and there’s no better place to have it too […]

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Bunyan's Shop in Ballybunion.

€500,000 Euromillions Ticket Sold In Ballybunion

January 27, 2018 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

SOMEONE who bought their Euromillions ticket in Ballybunion is €500,000 richer today. The lucky EuroMillions Plus Quick Pick ticket was sold in Bunyan’s Shop on Doon Road, Ballybunion. Angela Bunyan, store owner of Bunyan’s in Ballybunion said: “There’s a great buzz about the town this morning and as Ballybunion is […]

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Euromillions Plus Ticket Bought In Kerry Nets Someone €500,000

Euromillions Plus Ticket Bought In Kerry Nets Someone €500,000

January 27, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

CHECK your tickets as its reported that someone who bought their Euromilllions ticket in Kerry for last night’s draw is €500,000 richer this morning. There were two winners of the Euromillions Plus draw and the tickets were bough in Kerry and Dublin.  The numbers were 9, 11, 20, 23 and 46. It’s not […]

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Overall winner Dale O'Carroll, Listowel, with mom and dad Paul and Claudette O'Carroll and from left; Noelle Lanigan, Marian Dee, Assistant Commissioner Southern Region, Ann Marie McMahon, Chief Supt Tom Myers, Supt Jim O'Connor, Myra O'Carroll, Noreen Mulvihill, Supt Dan Keane, Gerard and Paddy Mulvihill at the Lee Strand Garda Youth Achievement Awards at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Young People Celebrated At Lee Strand Garda Youth Achievement Awards

January 27, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 250 people from across the county attended the 20th year celebration of the Lee Strand/Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards 2017 in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel in Tralee on Friday. The evening commenced with dinner and was followed by a presentation of 27 awards, accompanied with an inspiring citation of each winner’s […]

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Dearbhla Quirke, Barry Sugrue, Helen Sugrue and Sadhbh Keating at the Scór fundraising table quiz at Na Gaeil GAA Club on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Table Quiz To Help Send Na Gaeil Group To All-Ireland Finals

January 27, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout in Na Gaeil GAA Club on Friday night for a table quiz to help send the club’s Léiriú team to the All-Ireland Scór na nÓg finals next month. The Na Gaeil (Tralee/St. Brendans) team — made up of Barra Ó Siochrú, Isobel Ní Chonchra, Áine Ní Shúilleabhbáin, Aoife […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Coco’ Is A Visually Stunning And Entertaining Tale

McCann At The Movies: ‘Coco’ Is A Visually Stunning And Entertaining Tale

January 27, 2018 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘Coco’ is another triumph for Pixar studios… Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz . Desperate to prove his talent and  following a mysterious chain of events Miguel finds himself […]

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Know Your Rights: Maternity Leave

January 27, 2018 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I recently started working in a new job on a part-time basis. I have just learned that I am pregnant – will I be entitled to maternity leave? Answer: If […]

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Padraig Boyle on the attack.  Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s The Kerry Side To Face London In League Opener

January 26, 2018 at 9:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks at the Kerry Senior Hurling Team to play London in Round 1 of the Allianz Hurling League Division 2A on Sunday in McGovern Park, Ruislip… A BIG day out awaits the Kerry Hurlers on Sunday in London when they take their first steps on the road back […]

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Coffey To Start As Kerry Team Features Number Of Tralee Players

Coffey To Start As Kerry Team Features Number Of Tralee Players

January 26, 2018 at 9:11 pm Comments are Disabled

DAVID Clifford is to start his first game for the Kerry senior team in a line-up that sees a number of Tralee players featuring. Kerins O’Rahillys Cormac Coffey also makes the team for Kerry against Donegal on Sunday, with his club mate Barry John Keane, Jack Barry of Na Gaeil, […]

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Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

January 26, 2018 at 5:56 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT has been a busy January for Tralee Harriers Athletic Club, as the athletes set off on their journey to glory in both Indoor and Track and Field. The club didn’t have to wait too long for the first round of medals to come in, with the Juvenile Pentathlons […]

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TUI Staff To Stage Lunchtime Protest Next Week

TUI Staff To Stage Lunchtime Protest Next Week

January 26, 2018 at 5:06 pm Comments are Disabled

TEACHERS Union of Ireland (TUI) members will stage a lunchtime protest over pay inequality next week at many schools and educational institutions in Kerry and around the country. At lunchtime on Thursday, February 1, Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) members will protest against pay inequality outside the post-primary schools, FET […]

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Met Eireann Issues Rainfall Warning Just For Kerry

January 26, 2018 at 4:51 pm Comments are Disabled

AND it’s just for us. Met Eireann has been a bit warning-happy of late with all the storms and heavy rain. This time they decided to issue one just for us down here in the Kingdom. The Status Yellow Rainfall Warning is valid until 9am tomorrow morning and will see […]

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Colm Cooper And Joe O’Connor To Speak At Health And Wellbeing Event

Colm Cooper And Joe O’Connor To Speak At Health And Wellbeing Event

January 26, 2018 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

AIB Tralee, in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance, are holding a Health & Wellbeing event in The Ashe Hotel next week with two great speakers lined up. On Thursday, February 1, Joe O’Connor of Nisus Fitness and creator of Ireland’s Fittest Family, and Kerry Person of the Year Colm “Gooch” Cooper […]

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Fenit marina from above

Five Men Found Aboard Ship In Fenit Questioned By Gardaí

January 26, 2018 at 1:16 pm 3 comments

GARDAI are questioning five men at Tralee Garda Station after they were found on a ship at Fenit Harbour. The men, aged in their 20s are believed to be stowaways and non-EU nationals. They were detained at Fenit at 12.15pm this afternoon after being found on the vessel which is […]

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The Presentation U16 team who won the Subway Schools U16B All Ireland title on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Girls Welcomed Home With AIl-Ireland Schools Cup

January 26, 2018 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE victorious Presentation Secondary School Tralee U16 basketballers were celebrated at the school on Thursday for their fantastic success in the Subway Schools U16B All-Ireland Schools Cup win. The girls won by 33 to 28 against Muckross College Dublin at the National Basketball Arena on Wednesday and the whole student […]

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