Archive for February, 2018

Supermarkets Review Trading Hours In Light Of Status Red Warning

Supermarkets Review Trading Hours In Light Of Status Red Warning

February 28, 2018 at 5:06 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the storm approaching and a Status Red weather warning issued, the large supermarkets have had to review their opening times for Thursday and Friday. Tesco Stores in Kerry will open from 9am-2pm on Thursday and on Friday they will open from 1pm. They will keep these trading hours under review. […]

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‘Stay At Home’ During Red Weather Alert Is The Message To Public

‘Stay At Home’ During Red Weather Alert Is The Message To Public

February 28, 2018 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Local Coordination Group met again this afternoon to review preparations for the severe weather forecast for Kerry over the next two days. A Status Red weather warning for Kerry is effective for the period from 4pm on Thursday to 12 noon on Friday. The group has stated that […]

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All Schools And Colleges In Kerry To Close On Thursday And Friday

All Schools And Colleges In Kerry To Close On Thursday And Friday

February 28, 2018 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

ALL schools and colleges in Kerry are to close for Thursday and Friday, the Department of Education has confirmed. The decision to close schools and colleges in Munster and Leinster has been made for safety reasons due to the Status Red snow/ice warning issued this morning for the two provinces, […]

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Met Eireann.

Status Red Warning Issued For Munster As Blizzard Conditions Forecast

February 28, 2018 at 12:21 pm 1 comment

LOOKS like we’re going to get a real blast of Storm Emma down here after all. Met Eireann has updated their warnings for the cold weather with a Red Status snow/ice warning issued for Munster and Leinster for Thursday at 4pm to Friday midday. Blizzard-like conditions will develop in heavy […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Parents Council To Hold Table Quiz

Mercy Mounthawk Parents Council To Hold Table Quiz

February 28, 2018 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Parents Council at Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School is holding a table quiz on Thursday, March 8at 7.30pm. This will be a great night for all ages to pit their general knowledge skills on a wide range of questions. The Parents Council has decided to hold their quiz in the […]

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Presentation girls and supporters after winning the U16B National League title at the National Basketball Arena in Dublin yesterday.

WATCH: Presentation Basketballers Complete National Title Double

February 28, 2018 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Secondary School Tralee completed a double of national titles when they won the U16 B League All Ireland at National Basketball Arena, Tallaght yesterday. Having won the U16B Cup in January, their opponents were St Paul’s Oughterard and the girls ran out 47 to 14 winners. There was joyous […]

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Kerry Escapes The Worst Of Cold Weather Spell

Kerry Escapes The Worst Of Cold Weather Spell

February 28, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IN their update on the cold weather situation this morning, Met Eireann has not issued any snow/ice warning for Kerry. It appears, at this stage, that Kerry will escape the worst of the adverse conditions with the east coast under a Status Red, neighbours Cork under Status Orange and Clare […]

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Work Syndicate From Kerry Claims €334,000 Euromillions Prize

Work Syndicate From Kerry Claims €334,000 Euromillions Prize

February 27, 2018 at 5:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A  KERRY work syndicate claimed a whopping €333,913 EuroMillions Match 5 + Lucky Star prize today from National Lottery HQ in Dublin. The winning ticket was bought from The Reeks Gateway Centra on the Tralee Road in Killarney and was won in the Tuesday, February 13, draw. It was a […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

February 27, 2018 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

St Brendan’s Park Fc Club Notes Weekending 25/2/18 Club Results Weekending 25/2/18 John Murphy U12 Kerry Cup Killorglin AFC U12D v St. Brendan’s Park Fc U12C 12pm John Joe Naughton U13 Kerry Cup St. Brendan’s Park Fc U13A 5 : 0 Killarney Celtic. B Listowel Celtic 4 : 0 St. […]

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The Kerry Inter County Grade E team travelled to the WIT Sports Centre in Waterford to do battle in the Munster All-Ireland series Sunday 25 February. They finished Runners Up on the day
This photograph shows the Team as follows :- L/R:- Marian O'Neill, Manager, Mairead O'Regan, Donnacha Moloney, Brid Murphy, Timmy Noonan, Sameira Hayes, Donie Enright, Niamh Hickey, Brendan McGovern, Michelle Beazley, Aidan McCarthy, Catherine Hanrahan, Manager.

Kerry Badminton Association News

February 27, 2018 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

BADMINTON NOTES The main badminton activity of last weekend was the Munster Grade E team event which took place in Waterford on Sunday last. Originally, 4 Counties had entered, namely Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford but the home County withdrew on Saturday evening which left it a 3 tier contest. […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

February 27, 2018 at 4:14 pm Comments are Disabled

The Austin Stack Club Juvenile Notes     Club Aibhistín de Staic PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: Next Sunday morning again: (i) Under 6 Boys (2012/13) at 11am in the Mounthawk Gym with William Kirby, Keith McKensie, Johnathon Magnier, Brendan Smith, Wayne Quillinan, Kieran OFlaherty. (ii) Under 8 Boys (2011/2010) at 12.00 in the Mounthawk Gym with Pa Laide, Michael Lynch, Micko Horan. (iii) […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

February 27, 2018 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens results Results: Saturday 24th Februrary  (Spring League Qualifying  Rd 1) 1st Liam Hussey (14) 43pts 2nd Eamon Fitzgerald (18) 40pts There was 56 Cards processed Don’t forget the 3 R’s – Replace, Repair and Rake Sunday 25th February (Spring League Qualifying  Round 1) 1st Maurice Laide (17) 39 Points 2nd Seamus […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

February 27, 2018 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  ST. BRENDAN’S BASKETBALL CLUB NOTES By Alan Cantwell THE JAMES HOBBERT MEMORIAL BOYS U17 TOURNAMENT The James Hobbert Memorial Boys U17 Tournament takes place at Moyderwell and Presentation Gym Tralee on Saturday next the 3rd March. The club will host the annual event and it features teams from Kerry, […]

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Tralee Boxing Club News

Tralee Boxing Club News

February 27, 2018 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

By Donie Jack Griffin It was a long drive from Dungarvan after our Irish Champion Patrick McCarthy was beaten in semi-final of the Munster Championships. Patrick is not boxing as he did last year and a good opponent in Ger McDonagh Glen  Boxing club Cork,  took hiss chance. Patrick is at it full trottle now […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

February 27, 2018 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Training continues at the following times GIRLS Senior Academy U10s Monday 6-7pm, Mounthawk and Thursday 5-6pm, 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 Academy U10s Monday 7-8pm, Mounthawk […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Invites Parents For Talk On Social Media

Mercy Mounthawk Invites Parents For Talk On Social Media

February 27, 2018 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Secondary School Mounthawk are celebrating their theme of ‘Family’ in a special way from March 5th -9th under the slogan of ‘Family First Forget Fones’ and a talk will be held this Thursday about social media and its effect on family life. For the week, the focus will be […]

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Brent Pope.

Brent Pope To Be Guest Speaker At Business Leaders Gala Dinner

February 27, 2018 at 3:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE IT Tralee has announced that Brent Pope will keep the business community of Kerry entertained at the annual IT Tralee ‘Business Leaders Gala Dinner’ taking place in the Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday March 8. Brent is a New Zealand born rugby player, professional rugby coach, and one of Ireland’s […]

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Anne and Joe Murnane with John and Anne Stack at the Kilmoyley GAA Club Social on Saturday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kilmoyley GAA Reflects On Past Year At Annual Social

February 27, 2018 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

IT wasn’t a vintage year for Kilmoyley GAA, but around 150 of the club faithful gathered to honour a club great and look back on the year at their annual social in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Chairman of the club, Joe Walsh, said it was a quiet year […]

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Sponsors and supporters of the Tralee Marathon join Mayor of Tralee, Norma Foley to launch the event at Tralee Harriers training grounds last Thursday. Back from left; Donagh O'Mahony, Radar Retail; Martin Fitzgerald, Chairman of Tralee Harriers; Louis Byrne of Byrnes SPAR; Christy Murray, Tralee Harriers; Brendan Kennelly, Kerry's Eye and Caroline O'Carroll, Tralee Harriers. In front; Rachel O'Mahony, Mayor Norma Foley and Alanna Cunnane. Photo by Dermot Crean

Countdown Is On To The Tralee International Marathon Events

February 27, 2018 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH an expected 1,000 athletes registering, The Tralee International Marathon takes place on Sunday of St. Patrick’s weekend. Tralee Harriers Athletic Club, the organisers, of the Marathon, which includes a 5K & 10k, a half marathon and a full marathon – are predicting a great turnout of athletes taking to […]

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Council Placing Grit At Locations Around Tralee For Public Use

Council Placing Grit At Locations Around Tralee For Public Use

February 27, 2018 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Local Coordination Group met again at County Buildings today to review preparations for the cold weather conditions expected over the coming days with regard to weather advisories issued by Met Éireann. The salting of major routes across the county will continue as required in the coming days. Motorists […]

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The food and craft fair at Féile na mBláth in the Town Park on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Féile Na mBláth And Tidy Tralee Projects Benefit From Community Support Fund

February 27, 2018 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

COMMUNITY groups and projects in the Tralee Municipal District will receive over €81,000 as part of the Community Support Fund for 2018. Kerry County Council has announced details of the allocation of €750,000 in funding support for community groups and projects across the county under the Fund. A total of […]

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Jonathan Collins of Ballyroe Heights Hotel with Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony launching the search for the Kerry Rose 2018. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Search Is On For Kerry Rose Contestants

February 27, 2018 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

COULD you or someone you know be the 2018 Kerry Rose? Breda O’Mahony 2017 Kerry Rose kicked off the search for the 2018 Kerry Rose with Jonathan Collins, Manager of Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday. The selection night will be held on Saturday, May 26, at the hotel with Kerryman […]

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Students Get Set For Final Of ‘The I.T. Factor’

Students Get Set For Final Of ‘The I.T. Factor’

February 27, 2018 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS are set to take the stage in The Blasket Bar this Wednesday for the annual I.T. Factor 2018 Finals. The competition, run by the I.T. Tralee Music Society for all ITT students, has been running since the first auditions back in November and the final begins at 9pm. The […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

February 26, 2018 at 5:54 pm Comments are Disabled

CLUB MEMBERSHIP: Club Membership of John Mitchels for 2018 is now due Membership fees are as follows: Patron Membership                     €160 Ex-Pats                                         €160 which includes –  Adult Membership –  Entry to the weekly Lotto and –  Free Admission to all home County League Games Adult membership                           €60 O.A.P                                                 €20 Students/Juveniles                            €30 […]

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At the Ballymac GAA Strictly Love Dancing cheque presentation were back left .. Ann Lynch, Noelle O'Brien ( PRO) Thomas Wharton ( Dancers Sponsor ) Elayne Jones, Jer Lynch ( Chairman) 
Front row from left  - Terence O'Connor, Michelle Lynch , Grace Sheehan ( Principle ) and Eileen O'Shea

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 26, 2018 at 5:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Ballymac Strictly  Love Dancing Cheque Presentation The Ballymac Strictly Love Dancing  popular Vote winners Michelle Lynch and Terence O’Connor presented their chosen Charity St Itas and St Josephs School Tralee with a cheque at Glenduff Manor on Friday night last . School Principle  Grace Sheehan accepted the cheque and has […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

February 26, 2018 at 5:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors: We took on Ballymacelligott in the final round of Coiste Trá Lí league on Sunday morning in Strand Road  and duly came away with a win. Facing into the strong breeze in the first half we were taking the game to the opposition and were 0-03 to 0-01 in […]

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St Pats

St Pat’s GAA Club News

February 26, 2018 at 5:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 02, 13, 29 & 30. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Susan Keating c/o Jerry Moriarty, Joan Michelle and Daniel c/o Brendan Poff, Donal O Sullivan Clontarf Dublin, Mary O Donoghue Camp and […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

February 26, 2018 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

One Murder and a Christening:   Na Gaeil clubhouse was the place to be last weekend where the hilarious comedy, One Murder & A Christening was staged over Friday & Saturday nights. Due to the success of last year’s One Wedding & a Funeral, tickets for this event sold out within […]

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Eoghain Fitzgerald and Sean O'Sullivan have joined the team at Radio Kerry.

Two New Additions To The Team At Radio Kerry

February 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry is welcoming two new members to the On-air and Training teams respectively. Former Kerry footballer Sean O’Sullivan will join the Radio Kerry’s Sports Department while Eoghain Fitzgerald, formerly Assistant Programme Director and Afternoon Show presenter at Spin South West, joins Radio Kerry as Manager of its Training Centre. […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

February 26, 2018 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

DEATH OF AODHÁN Ó CONCHÚIR: Everyone in the Club extends sincere sympathy to the family, friends, school and playing colleagues of Aodhán Ó Conchúir who died at the week-end as a result of the accidental injury he picked while playing in the Russell Cup football game last week. Aodhán has strong […]

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