Archive for February 23rd, 2018

Jack Barry tries his luck.  Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s The Kerry Team To Play Galway On Sunday

February 23, 2018 at 9:07 pm Comments are Disabled

JACK Barry makes a return to midfield for Kerry in a team which sees David Clifford return to the starting line-up to face Galway in Austin Stack Park on Sunday (2.30pm). Barry O’Sullivan of Dingle partners the Na Gaeil man in midfield and Barry John Keane of Kerins O’Rahillys retains […]

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Met Éireann Has Issued A Weather Warning…For An Entire Week

Met Éireann Has Issued A Weather Warning…For An Entire Week

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

THIS is a sign that Met Eireann are confident we’re going to be pretty cold for the next week. A Status Yellow Weather Advisory has been issued for Ireland as exceptionally cold weather is forecast for next week with significant wind chill and severe frosts. Disruptive snow showers are expected […]

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Here’s How Much Kerry Players Have Won On Winning Streak Over The Years

Here’s How Much Kerry Players Have Won On Winning Streak Over The Years

February 23, 2018 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S a big weekend for the National Lottery as they celebrate the 1,000th show this Saturday night. Angela O’Sullivan from Killarney will be the 233rd Kerry person to appear on the show over the past 28 years. In fact, the 232 Kerry players have won the seventh most money in […]

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Tammy and Paddy O'Connell and Michael McCormack before the cycle in aid of Fenit Lifeboat on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Plenty Time To Prepare For Annual Fenit RNLI Cycle Fundraiser

February 23, 2018 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

ATTENTION all cyclists! The annual Fenit RNLI Annual 50km Cycle Fundraiser is stet to take place on Saturday, May 5 this year. Details of the 16th annual Fenit Lifeboat charity fun cycle have just been announced and the 50 kilometre event will see cyclists make their way from Tralee through Farranfore and […]

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Repro Free - Irish Women’s Rugby captain Ciara Griffin with students from Presentation secondary school, Castle Island to promote Bus Éireann’s ‘Go Places’ competition. The competition invites TY students to share their memories of their journey to school. Deadline for entries is March 16. Pictured with Kerry native Ciara Griffin, captain of the Irish Women’s Rugby team are TY students . Pictured L/R Leanne Sugrue , Lisa Brosnan,  Kayla O'Connor and Lizzie May Hartnett  .  For more information see www.goplaceswithbe.ie 
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PRESS INFO - Irish Women’s Rugby captain teams up with TY students to promote Bus Éireann’s Go Places competition 3 weeks to closing date for Bus Éireann’s Transition Year competition TY students invited to create memories of their school journey For immediate release, February 19, 2018Kerry native Ciara Griffin, captain of the Irish Women’s Rugby team, teamed up with students from Presentation secondary school, Castleisland Co. Cork to promote the Bus Éireann competition for transition year students – ‘Go Places’. The March 16th deadline for entries to the competition is now fast approaching - and with just 3 weeks to go, Ciara Griffin is encouraging transition year students to enter.   As part of the competition, students are being invited to submit projects – in words, photographs, or videos – about their journey to school. Whether they travel by foot, bike, car or bus – Bus Éireann want to hear about their journey.  Where do they go? How do they spend that time? Who do they travel with? Who are the people and what are the places in their community that they pass by every day, and what are their stories? Bus Éireann has operated the School Transport Scheme on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills for 50 years. Every day in Kerry, it transports 5,340 pupils to and from school on 185 buses under the scheme. That breaks down into each day 28,568kms on 289 school routes.Three lucky winners will receive an iPad and the overall winners will also receive a day trip with entry to Tayto Park for their class driven by a private coach.Six nations rugby star, Ciara Griffin, recalls her journey on the bus to Castleisland school. She said, “I remember waiting with my friends at handball alley to get the bus to Presentation School Castleisland. We always had good fun on the bus, catching up, doing homework, sometimes we even threw the ball around! It was also a great way to make friends with people who aren’t in your class. Kerry students should definitely capture those memories. There’s only 3 weeks to go in the competition so get your creative juices flowing!”Go Places with Bus Éireann is open to all TY students from across the Republic of Ireland. Deadline for entries is March 16th, 2018. For more information visit www.goplaceswithbe.ie Ends //NOTES TO EDITOR *The School Transport Scheme has been operated by the CIE Group/ Bus Éireann since 1967. Bus Éireann was established as a separate company under the CIE group of companies in 1987. Media Contact:Q4 Public Relations: Sinéad McGovern (087) 6411725 // Cora Lanigan (087) 3537419 . 
About the School Transport Scheme Every day, in the region of 115,000 children from 3,000 schools travel to and from school on the scheme nationally, on 4,500 vehicles across 6,500 routes. This adds up to more than 40 million individual journeys school children under the scheme annually. This includes 12,000 Special Educational Needs (SEN) students and 25,000 children who travel on a concessionary basis (those who are not automatically eligible but who may be accommodated if there are places remaining after eligible students are catered for).  The scheme supports 7,500 jobs across Ireland, as 90% of the scheme is delivered by SME contractors on behalf of Bus Éireann.  Last year, Bus Éireann marked 50 years’ operating the School Transport Scheme.

Irish Captain Ciara Helps Promote Bus Éireann Competition For TY Students

February 23, 2018 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYMAC native, Ciara Griffin, captain of the Irish Women’s Rugby team, teamed up with students from Presentation secondary school, Castleisland, to promote the Bus Éireann competition for transition year students – ‘Go Places’. As part of the competition, students are being invited to submit projects – in words, photographs, or […]

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Kerry ETB trainees Ieva Grigaite (3rd), Peter Morrissey (2nd) and Noel McElligott (1st) who had a clean sweep in the Adult category at the LiveLife Film Competition Awards this week.

A Kerry ETB One, Two, Three At Film Awards

February 23, 2018 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre is celebrating the success of Noel McElligott, Peter Morrissey and Leva Grigaite on their recent win at the Donal Walsh – live life Film Competition this week. The trainees, all studying on Kerry ETB Training Centres Nationally acclaimed Broadcast Production Skills – Film & TV, were thrilled with […]

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Tralee Harriers members, sponsors of the Tralee Marathon series and supporters gather at the official turning on of the lights at their training grounds on the Dan Spring Road on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Harriers Turn On The Bright Lights At Training Grounds

February 23, 2018 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of Tralee Harriers gathered at their training grounds off the Dan Spring Road last night to officially turn on their new floodlights at the track. They were joined by special guest Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley, longtime supporters and sponsors of the Tralee Marathon series which is funding developments […]

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Still Time To Vote For Tralee’s Junk Kouture Entrants

Still Time To Vote For Tralee’s Junk Kouture Entrants

February 23, 2018 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE earlier this week we told you about Mercy Mounthawk’s entry in the Regional finals of the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture competition (click here), there are three other entries from Tralee schools vying to win. Over in Presentation Secondary School, Edel Campion, Zainab Lawall and Niamh Rahilly created a […]

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Three Things To Do This Weekend

Three Things To Do This Weekend

February 23, 2018 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

It’s a busy weekend if sport is your thing, but even if it isn’t, the weather is looking dry enough to get out and about… Friday 1. Fun at Na Gaeil club… Two great nights of comedy drama are guaranteed at ‘One Murder and a Christening’, on Friday and Saturday […]

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Talk On Osteoporosis And Bone Health At The Rose Hotel

Talk On Osteoporosis And Bone Health At The Rose Hotel

February 23, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

A TALK on Osteoporosis and Bone Health will take place at The Rose Hotel on Friday, March 2 at 7pm. The speakers at the event, which is sponsored by CH Tralee and the National Dairy Council, are Professor Moira O’Brien, Osteoporosis and Sports Medicine Consultant, Michelle O’Brien, CEO Irish Osteoporosis Society and Sheila King, Registered […]

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