Archive for April, 2018

Scoil Eoin Pupil Wins Overall Award In National Competition

Scoil Eoin Pupil Wins Overall Award In National Competition

April 27, 2018 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

A PUPIL from Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, is celebrating after winning the BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge Final. Kai Seino achieved the overall highest score in the competition which took place last Saturday, April 21 in NUI Maynooth. The talented student from the Tralee school won first place in the 8-10 age […]

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‘Nationwide’ To Feature Apprentice Chef Programme As Tralee Students Look Forward To Final

‘Nationwide’ To Feature Apprentice Chef Programme As Tralee Students Look Forward To Final

April 27, 2018 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Apprentice Chef Programme will be featured on RTE’s Nationwide show next Friday ahead of the 2017/2018 final cook off at IT Tralee. On Thursday, May 10, 27 students from secondary schools across Munster and Leinster, including three students from Tralee and three more from other Kerry schools, will don […]

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Sports Fans Will Love This Table Quiz Next Week

April 27, 2018 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

CALLING all sports fans! Fancy testing your knowledge next week at a fun table quiz with a twist? Well there’s a ‘Know Your Sport’  quiz in aid of Camp Abilities on Thursday, May 3 in O’Donnell’s Bar and Restaurant at 8pm. Along with the usual rounds of questions, there’s some […]

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Aidan O'Mahony in a video on his new website.

Aidan O’Mahony Launches New Fitness Website

April 27, 2018 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Kerry footballer and Irish ‘Dancing with the Stars’ winner Aidan O’Mahony, launched his new website, AOM Fitness, this morning. The five-time All-Ireland medal winner and holder of two GAA All Stars was renowned during his football career for his professional attitude when it came to training and nutrition. AOM […]

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Kian Ó Riagáin, Eve Ní Chriodáin Amy Ní Mháirtín and Sean Ó Murchú at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Transition Year students' Fashion Show in The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Hit The Catwalk For Annual Fashion Show

April 27, 2018 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí students turned on the style last night for their annual fashion show. There was a large crowd at The Rose Hotel for the event which saw the students take to the catwalk in fashions from numerous local businesses. Mentored by teacher Michelle D’Altúin, the students organise every aspect […]

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PHOTOS: Primary Schools Pupils Enjoy Spikeball Tournament In Mercy Mounthawk

PHOTOS: Primary Schools Pupils Enjoy Spikeball Tournament In Mercy Mounthawk

April 27, 2018 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR primary schools took part in a special spikeball tournament at Mercy Mounthawk Gym on Wednesday. Caherleaheen, Scoil Eoin, Spa and O’Brennan schools had a really enjoyable morning fielding a number of teams on the day organised by TY students from Mounthawk which coincided with the school’s Health Promotion Week. […]

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Launching the 'Ask For Angela' campaign in Tralee on Friday were, Danny Leane of The Abbey Inn, Sgt Tim O'Keeffe, Bernie Moore of An Chearnóg, IT Tralee students Tomás Duane, Jacy Ybanez and Febielyne Nicolas and David Scott of Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by Dermot Crean

Twenty Pubs Now Signed Up For ‘Ask For Angela’ Campaign

April 27, 2018 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is well on the way to achieving the goal of being the first town in Ireland to roll-out the Ask For Angela Campaign to an entire town and promote a safer night out in Kerry’s capital. Twenty pubs have now signed-up to the initiative since it was launched on Friday 6th April […]

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Macroom Bypass Construction Moves A Step Closer Today

Macroom Bypass Construction Moves A Step Closer Today

April 27, 2018 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, said that today marks another significant step forward in the campaign to build the new N22 between Cork and Kerry via Macroom and Ballyvourney. Cork County Council will open the pre-qualification process […]

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Participants at the start of the Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fifth Annual Ardfert Cycle To Take Place This Sunday

April 26, 2018 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE time has almost arrived for the 5th Ardfert Annual Cycle in aid of Ardfert School Building Fund  and all is ready for what should be another great event this Sunday, April 29 at 10am. This is a departure from the previous year’s cycle which took place in September and […]

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Students set off on the 5k run on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk School Holds Series Of Events For Health Promotion Week

April 26, 2018 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a very busy few days up at Mercy Mounthawk as a series of events have taken place to mark Health Promotion Week. It was launched on Tuesday with a visit from the lads from ACT – All Change Together — which is a health promotion programme based in Kerry […]

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at the IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The IT Tralee Clubs And Societies Ball

April 26, 2018 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THE glamour was something else at Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night for the annual IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball. Around 350 students from the college attended the final students ball of the year and it was a chance to celebrate student participation and achievement in the college’s clubs and […]

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Council Gets €26,000 For Campaigns To Tackle Litter, Dog Fouling And Graffiti

Council Gets €26,000 For Campaigns To Tackle Litter, Dog Fouling And Graffiti

April 26, 2018 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council will be allocated €26,000 for public campaigns to tackle litter, dog fouling and graffiti  from the Environment Fund under the 2018 Anti-Litter and Anti-Graffiti Awareness Grant Scheme (ALAGS). The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten T.D.  announced the overall allocation of €884,000 from the Environment […]

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At the presentation of a cheque to the St Vincent de Paul Education Fund were Junior Locke and Paddy Kevane of St Vincent de Paul with members of the IT Tralee St Vincent de Paul Society Triona Clifford,Steven Healy, Aidan Kiely (PRO), Niamh Blackburn and Ruairí Fry. Photo by Dermot Crean

ITT SVP Society Raises Thousands Through Fundraising Activities

April 26, 2018 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee St Vincent de Paul Society presented the fruits of their fundraising activities over the past number of months to the Society’s Education Fund. Junior Locke, President of the Tralee Area Conference, accepted a cheque for €2,000 after the ITT society held a fashion show in the Ballyroe […]

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Byron Mulvihill of CBS The Green with his painting of Edward Denny. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: RTE Films Students As They Explore Tralee’s History Through Art Project

April 26, 2018 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE RTE cameras were in town yesterday as students from three secondary schools spoke to the ‘Nationwide’ programme about a wonderful art project which will see their paintings displayed all over Tralee. Students from Presentation, CBS and Mercy Mounthawk were in Denny Lane to display some of the works which […]

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Cllr Ferris Slams Government Over Lack Of Treatment Facilities For Ardfert Woman

April 26, 2018 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Kerry County Councillor Toiréasa Ferris has slammed the treatment available to a young Ardfert woman who suffers from a chronic eating disorder. Cllr Ferris said the response offered by the HSE and government ring hollow for Daniella Russell — who suffers from Anorexia — and her family who […]

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The Russell Cup being presented to the Under 15 Captain Jordan Kissane by Chairman of Kerry Post Primary Schools GAA and teacher at CBS The Green, Fergus Clifford.

REPORT: CBS The Green Wins Russell Cup After Win Over Great Rivals

April 26, 2018 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

A report on the Kerry Colleges A U15 Football Russell Cup between CBS The Green and St Brendan’s Killarney on Wednesday afternoon, supplied by CBS… Tralee CBS 4-9 St Brendan’s Killarney 2-11 TRALEE CBS recaptured the U15 Russell following a three year absence following a hard fought victory over holders St […]

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Susan Carey.

Susan Urges Kerry People To ‘Kiss Goodbye To MS’

April 25, 2018 at 4:17 pm 1 comment

A TRALEE woman is hoping Kerry people join in Multiple Sclerosis Ireland’s campaign to help ‘Kiss Goodbye to MS’ and raise funds for MS Research and vital services. The organisation is calling on supporters to support the campaign during the month of May. Susan Carey was diagnosed at 14 years […]

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Tralee Start-Ups Make Regional Shortlist For National Awards

April 25, 2018 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Tralee-based companies are among six Kerry start-ups to make the regional shortlist for the National Startup Awards. StoryStock.com and myAccessHub are based in the Tom Crean Centre at Kerry Technology Park while Ulluv has a base in HQ Tralee. They are joined by Expert Software Test (Killorglin), Hazel Comyn Designs (Cahersiveen) and […]

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Cadburys Have A €500 Voucher Up For Grabs At IT Tralee On Friday

Cadburys Have A €500 Voucher Up For Grabs At IT Tralee On Friday

April 25, 2018 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

CADBURYS are coming to IT Tralee on this Friday and they have a real treat for students. The chocolate company is giving them the chance to earn some extra cash and to try out their Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo Sandwich. There will be plenty of these new bars to get […]

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Manor West Food And Craft Fair Awards Launched

April 25, 2018 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

MAYOR of Kerry, John Sheahan, launched the Manor West Food and Craft Fair Awards at the Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park last Friday. The awards, in association with the Kerry Local Enterprise Office (LEO), will be an opportunity for Kerry’s finest food producers and craftspeople, whose thriving businesses […]

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KCFE Invites Employers To Recruitment Day At The College

KCFE Invites Employers To Recruitment Day At The College

April 25, 2018 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

EMPLOYERS in Kerry and beyond are invited to attend a Recruitment Day being held at Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee on Monday, April 30 between 12noon and 2pm. The Recruitment Day event is being held in response to demand from leading employers and companies who wish to recruit KCFE […]

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The CBS The Green team who are aiming to win the National CanSat Final this week.

CBS The Green Team Are Azores-Bound If They Win National CanSat Final

April 25, 2018 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

A TEAM of students from CBS The Green are in the final of the national CanSat Competition. They won the South-west finals in March held in LIT Limerick defeating Castletroy College and now have a chance to progress to the European Space agency finals held in the Azores in June during […]

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BIM To Award €3,500 Towards Proposed Diving Boards At Fenit

BIM To Award €3,500 Towards Proposed Diving Boards At Fenit

April 25, 2018 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Restore Fenit Diving Boards Campaign (RFDBC) received a major boost on Friday when Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) awarded the project a substantial grant of €3,500 towards the cost of the new diving boards. However, a meeting between RFDBC committee and Kerry County Council — where it was expected a […]

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Drink-Driving Numbers Still On The Rise In Kerry

Drink-Driving Numbers Still On The Rise In Kerry

April 25, 2018 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S top Garda has expressed his exasperation that the numbers of people drink-driving in the county are still on the increase. The latest figures were revealed at the latest Joint Policing Committee meeting at Kerry County Council last Friday by Kerry Garda Division Chief Supt Tom Myers. “I cannot understand […]

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The Austin Stack Club Under 14 footballers who were pipped by Gleann Fleisce in their final game in the Lee Strand Féile Peile na nÓg (2018) competition in Páirc Uí Chonghaile on Saturday last. Despite heroic efforts and a fantastic second half display, these Rock lads came up a little short on a scoreline of 2-4 to 2-8. Getting to this stage of the tournament with such a very young squad was a marvellous achievement and great credit is due to the entire squad for the effort given! An Charraig go deo!

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

April 24, 2018 at 5:37 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: NB…change of venue, change of time! The Austin Stack Club Paul Lucey Memorial 5K/10K Fun Run and Walk will take place on the May Bank Holiday Monday….7ú Bealtaine….Lá na gClub(anna). On Sunday morning next, a fun promotional video for the event will be filmed in the club grounds in Connolly […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

April 24, 2018 at 5:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens Results: Sun. 22nd April Master Classic No. 3 Bailys Solicitors 1st          Richard Rafferty (9) 39pts 2nd        Pat O’Donnell (8) 39pts 3rd         Mike Halloran (12) 38pts 4th         Philip O’Sullivan (8) 38pts 5th         Daniel Finnegan (19) 38pts 6th         Brian Murphy (17) 37pts Best Gross:     Padraig Daughton (6) 31pts 18+ […]

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Kerry Gardaí Focus On Targeting Drug Dealers As Latest Offences Figures Revealed

Kerry Gardaí Focus On Targeting Drug Dealers As Latest Offences Figures Revealed

April 24, 2018 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a slight rise in the number of incidents of people caught for possession of drugs for sale of supply, with a drop in the number of possession for personal use cases, in the first quarter of 2018 in Kerry. The figures were revealed at the latest Joint Policing […]

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Breda O'Callaghan receives  her car from CEO of Cara Credit Union Pa Laide. Also included is Breda's mother Peggy King, General Manager at McElligott's Tralee Donal Lynch, Karen Delaney, Cara Credit Union, Breda's sister Michele King, McElligott's Brand Ambassador David Moran, Tim Kerrisk of McElligott's and Suzanne Ennis and Marcella Herlihy of Cara Credit Union. Photo by Dermot Crean

Breda Collects Her Brand New Car After Winning Cara Credit Union Draw

April 24, 2018 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was fitting that the car came in black and amber as a Tralee woman collected her Kia Stonic after winning the Cara Credit Union’s Members Car Draw. Breda O’Callaghan from the Spa had her name was picked from their live draw on Thursday March 29, the day they officially changed […]

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Time To Prepare For The Annual Kerry Camino

Time To Prepare For The Annual Kerry Camino

April 24, 2018 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Camino was launched yesterday and organisers expect around 200 walkers from far and wide will take part in the annual event on routes from Tralee to Dingle. The three day walk will take place on the May Bank Holiday weekend, May 4-6, with a registration/information evening at The […]

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Young Arthur O'Brien lets the ball fly as his dad Arthur, mom Mary, brother Daniel and Josh Corbett, activity facilitator at Our Lady of Fatima Nursing Home look on. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Boccia Buddy Brings Happiness To CBS Pupil Arthur

April 24, 2018 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG pupil at CBS Primary School who uses a wheelchair due to a rare condition, is now able to take part in a sports activity thanks to a kind-hearted employee of Our Lady Of Fatima Nursing Home. Six year old Arthur O’Brien was born with a rare condition called […]

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