Archive for February 20th, 2018

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Another Kerry Person To Appear On Winning Streak This Saturday

February 20, 2018 at 6:06 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S Winning Streak continues this week as Killarney woman Angela O’Sullivan will appear on the 1,000th episode of the hit National Lottery gameshow this weekend. This comes after Oakpark, Tralee resident Jimmy Kelly won €22,000 in prizes on the RTE1 show on Saturday night last. Angela  had just arrived home from […]

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Division 5 Ladies Doubles Badminton  Championships which took place Killarney Sports & Leisure Centre  Sunday 18 February.
This photograph shows :- Eibhlis Brosnan & Maire Bradley Kingdom Castleisland being presented with The Eileen Roache Cup by Eileen Roache after they won the Kerry Division 5 Ladies Double Championships along with Runners Up Mairead O'Connell  Kingdom Castleisland & Karan Lawlor Listowel. Photo by Tom Bradley

Kerry Badminton Association News

February 20, 2018 at 5:22 pm Comments are Disabled

BADMINTON NOTES The Kerry even doubles badminton County Championships, again sponsored by CPC.IE commenced in the Killarney sports Centre on Sunday last and which catered for divisions 1,3 & 5 and what a huge turnout there was over the day which saw no less than 6 County titles decided. In […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

February 20, 2018 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Men’s results Sunday  18th February  (14 holes singels) 1st Jerry Maloney (14) 33pts 2nd Derek O’Brien (15) 33pts 3rd James O’Halloran (7) 31pts 4th Daniel F O’Connor (9) 31pts   91 Cards processed   Fixtures: Sat 24th Feb: Castle Bar Spring League Qualifying Round 1 (Min 2 per team to a […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

February 20, 2018 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

St. Brendan’s Park Fc Club Notes Club fixtures Week Ending 25/02/18 Club Fixtures Weekending 23/2/18 U12 Premier Killarney Athletic v St. Brendan’s Park Fc U12A 12.30 pm 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 […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

February 20, 2018 at 5:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Training continues at the following timesGIRLS 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 and Wednesday 5-6pm, […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

February 20, 2018 at 5:05 pm Comments are Disabled

ST. BRENDAN’S BASKETBALL CLUB NOTES By Alan Cantwell   Lee Strand Boys U14C St. Brendan’s 37 Caherciveen 18   The St. Brendan’s U14 C team had a comprehensive win in their league match against Caherciveen in Moyderwell on Wednesday night. The home team raced into an early lead with a […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

February 20, 2018 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  ACADAMH na nÓG: The Sunday morning Under 6/8/10 groupings will continue as follows: (i) Under 6 Boys (born 2012/13) at 11am at the Mounthawk Gym. Coaches: William Kirby, Keith McKensie, Johnathon Magnier, Brendan Smith, Wayne Quillinan. (ii) Under 8 Boys (born 2011/2010) at 12.00 at the Mounthawk Gym. Coaches: […]

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John Connors with KCFE students. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Connors Interviewed By Students At Kerry College Of Further Education

February 20, 2018 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

FRESH from winning an award at this year’s Irish Film Television Awards on Thursday, John Connors was in Tralee yesterday to help students with their course projects. The Dubliner won Best Actor in a leading role category for his role in Cardboard Gangsters at the awards and in his acceptance […]

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Cathaoirleach of South and West Kerry Municipal, District, Cllr Seamus Cosaí Fitzgerald, back l-r: Sue Moriarty, Martin Greenwood, Fidelus Foley, Colm Nagle (Executive Engineer, KCC), Mahmood Hussain (Sammy’s Bar and Café), Liz O’Donnell (Environment, KCC), John Griffin (Tourism Officer, KCC), Caroline Boland (Dingle Peninsula Tourism Alliance).

Inch Wins National Award For Country’s Favourite Beach

February 20, 2018 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE of Kerry’s and Ireland’s best-loved and most popular beaches has picked up a national award, coming out tops in the Irish Independent Travel Awards for 2018. The beach, which was hailed by readers of the newspaper as ‘Heaven on Earth’ was chosen as the country’s favourite. The award was accepted by […]

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Volunteers Wanted To Help Clean Up Rubbish On Old Steam Railway Line

Volunteers Wanted To Help Clean Up Rubbish On Old Steam Railway Line

February 20, 2018 at 12:24 pm 1 comment

A LOCAL woman has asked people to give her a hand in helping to clean up rubbish which has been washed up on the old steam railway line between Blennerville and Tralee. Catherine Dolan from Knockmoyle took photos and posted the extent of the piles of waste strewn over a […]

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Carmel Wins A Volunteer Of The Year Award From Camogie Association

Carmel Wins A Volunteer Of The Year Award From Camogie Association

February 20, 2018 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

A MEMBER of Tralee Parnells Hurling and Camogie Club was honoured at national level at an awards ceremony in Croke Park on Saturday. Tralee Parnells Camogie Chairperson, Carmel O’Shea-Maloney was given a Volunteer of the Year Award at The Camogie Association Volunteer and Media Awards Dinner. Over 100 guests were in […]

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Fr Pat Ahern, a founder member of Siamsa Tire: The National Folk Theatre, in 1973, was afforded a civic reception by Mayor of Kerry, Cllr John Sheahan,  HE has made a massive contribution to arts in the county over the years and now Fr Pat Ahern will be honour today by Kerry County Council with a Civic Reception.

Fr Ahern was honoured for his outstanding contribution to the artistic, cultural and literary tradition of the county.

A native of  Moyvane, Fr. Pat Ahern is a founder member of Siamsa Tire, the National Folk Theatre established in 1973.Fr. Pat was educated at  St Michael’s College, Listowel,  St. Brendan’s College, Killarney,  and St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth and studied music at UCC under the late Professor Fleischmann, graduating in 1962.

He helped develop Siamsa Tíre into the success it is today and was artistic director there until 1997. He also took part in broadcasting projects with Radio Kerry and RTE and was involved in a number of productions at the Abbey Theatre.

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Fr Pat Ahern Honoured By Kerry County Council

February 20, 2018 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

FR Pat Ahern, a founding member of Siamsa Tíre, was honoured yesterday by Kerry County Council with a Civic Reception. “This is an opportunity for Kerry County Council to acknowledge the tremendous work that Fr Pat has done over so many years to promote the artistic, musical and literary tradition […]

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WATCH: Park FC Player Scores Incredible Free Kick In U14 Game

WATCH: Park FC Player Scores Incredible Free Kick In U14 Game

February 20, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

SWEETLY struck. Young Kieran O’Connor of St Brendan’s Park FC channelled his inner Philippe Coutinho at the weekend when he scored a monstrous free kick from 35 yards out in an Under 14 game. Park were playing Kells Blackwater in the Sketchers National Cup last 16 tie at Mounthawk Park […]

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