Archive for April, 2018

Local Hair And Beauty Salon To Help Out Palliative Care Unit

Local Hair And Beauty Salon To Help Out Palliative Care Unit

April 24, 2018 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL hair and beauty salon has will raise funds during the month of May for a great cause. Ballybeg Hair and Beauty are doing a month long initiative to support the Palliative Care Unit at UHK. “We all love to look and feel good and at Ballybeg Hair and […]

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Golf Classic To Raise Funds For Tralee Rowing Club

Golf Classic To Raise Funds For Tralee Rowing Club

April 24, 2018 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rowing Club has organised a Golf Classic fundraising event this Saturday at Castlegregory Golf Club. Everybody is welcome to participate in this Four Ball Scramble competition, including people new to golf and juniors. Tee Times will be between 8am and 3pm and there will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd […]

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Workshops To Be Held At Libraries During Bealtaine Festival

Workshops To Be Held At Libraries During Bealtaine Festival

April 24, 2018 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

A SERIES of workshops will take place around the county this May for the Bealtaine festival which celebrates creativity as we age. This year, Kerry County Council in association with Kerry Libraries and co-funded by the Arts Council is bringing workshops in creative writing, visual arts and feltwork to libraries […]

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Aidan O'Carroll of Avalanche Designs receives his award from Gavin Duffy of Dragon's Den fame.

Ballyduff Man’s Company Wins National Award

April 24, 2018 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

A BALLYDUFF man has won a major business award. Aidan O’Carroll of Avalanche Designs won the eCommerce & Web Development award at the Business All-Stars in Croke Park last week. The Business All-Stars is an annual competition designed to identify, recognise and accredit Irish companies and individuals that have distinguished themselves in the […]

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Pictured from left are Morna O' Halloran, Tralee, Sheila Kelly, Tralee, Geraldine Counihan, Tralee, Aileen Crean O' Brien, Kenmare and Christie Counihan, Tralee at The Unsung Hero Charity Cycle 2018 which also saw Tour de Munster's official charity partnership announcement at Ballyseede Home & Garden Centre, Tralee on Saturday, April 21st.  Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster Branches are again the main beneficiary of this year's charity cycle which takes place from August 9th-12th. Cyclists also have the option to select their own beneficiary and raise awareness for it. For more information see www.tourdemunster.com. Pic: Pauline Dennigan. NO FEE FOR REPRO

PHOTOS: More From The Fun Weekend For Down Syndrome Kerry In Ballyseedy

April 23, 2018 at 9:10 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you some images from the fun weekend in Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre which saw hundreds of cyclists set off on the Unsung Hero Cycle in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry (click here for previous story). It was also the occasion to announce Tour de Munster, the […]

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The group of cyclist ready for the off the Na Gaeil GAA Club annual cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

April 23, 2018 at 5:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Na Gaeil Annual Cycle   Na Gaeil Annual Cycle took place on Saturday last in glorious sunshine and was a great success. The 1956 Rás Tailtean winner Paudie Fitzgerald from Dingle had the honour of starting the cycle. He also brought along his winning bicycle and it was on display in the […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

April 23, 2018 at 5:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior County League Div 2 , Round 3. Austin Stacks GAA V Balllymac GAA Referee : Tom Moriarty – Killarney Legion On what was a blustery day in Connolly park on Sunday last Austin Stacks were host to Ballymac in the 3rd round of the County League . It was Austin […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

April 23, 2018 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

JOB MATCH: is back for 2018 – Summer, Part Time & Full Time Employment Opportunities.  With huge success for the last 3 years we are now taking CV’s for Summer, part time and full time employment or a change of employment.  Please consider this golden opportunity where you will receive […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

April 23, 2018 at 5:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior: Churchill ran out comfortable winners in this Round 3 tie in Division 5 of the County League, played in Churchill on Sunday afternoon. The home side rushed into a 5 points to 1 lead early on with scores for Ivan Parker (2), Mikey Brennan, Micheal O’Brien and Oisin O’Brien, […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

April 23, 2018 at 5:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors: A draw was perhaps the fitting result in round 3 of the county league when we finished all square with An Ghaeltacht in a highly entertaining encounter in Strand Road. Facing each other 6 days after the club championship, we lined out with 10 of the starters from last […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

April 23, 2018 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 05, 12, 24 & 29. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Nora Dowling c/o T Casey, Jim Cantillon Causeway, Marie Fitzgibbon Derrymore E, Pat O Shea Derrymore East and Ann Knowles St Johns […]

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Presentation of Jerseys to the U12 team. Included in the photo is Eoin Callaghan Casey Stephenson accountants, Denis Fitzgerald Chairperson of the Juvenile Section, Jimmy Kelliher Casey Stephenson Accountants, Mark McEvoy Juvenile Mentor.

John Mitchels GAA Club News

April 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  SENIORS Co League 2018 – Round 3 Templenoe v John Mitchels We played Templenoe away in the 3rd Round of the Division 1 County Senior Football League last Saturday evening. The evening was dry with a strong breeze which favoured Templenoe in the 1st half. The 1st quarter was […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

April 23, 2018 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

Successful Spring 7s Camogie U17 Blitz in Tralee: Teams from Clare, Cork, Limerick and Kerry Camogie clubs took part in a very successful  action packed series of 6 Blitz matches each at the Tralee Parnells invitational Spring 7s Blitz at Caherslee Road GAA Grounds in Tralee on Saturday the 21st of […]

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Abbeydorney GAA Club News

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

April 23, 2018 at 4:46 pm Comments are Disabled

CONGRATULATIONS : to Darragh O’Connell, who was recently selected on the AIB Club Hurling All-Stars team for 2018 from all in Abbeydorney GAA. CÚL CAMPS : Hurling Cúl Camp will take place in Abbeydorney from 23rd to 27th July. Cost is €60 per child with with reductions for additional members of families. Open to […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee

Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee

April 23, 2018 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating a burglary at a business premises and a break-in to a house in Clogherbrien. In the early hours of Thursday morning, April 19, the Fone Dealz shop on Castle Street was broken into and a number of Apple and Samsung phones were taken. Meanwhile, over […]

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Michael Healy Rae helps Leah Flahive, Leanne O Grady, Rebeckah Crean, Niamh Canty,  Faye Mullvihill, Lynn Moriarty, Liam Halpin, Caoimhe O Connell and KDYS Director Tim O'Donoghue launch The Ring of Kerry Cycle #teamkdys at the annual KDYS Youth Day in the INEC.
Photograph by Sally MacMonagle.

PHOTOS: Around 1,500 Young People Enjoy KDYS Youth Day

April 23, 2018 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

KDYS Youth Day at the INEC Killarney on Sunday brought together well over 1,500 young people from all over the Kerry. While the day was fun packed with youth activities it also saw Kerry’s young people lead and launch the “KDYS Building Futures” campaign, an exciting vision for all young people […]

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WATCH: Frankie From Celsius Ropes In Liverpool Legend To Make Draw

WATCH: Frankie From Celsius Ropes In Liverpool Legend To Make Draw

April 23, 2018 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU’VE got to hand it to him, he’s got star quality. The ace marketing team at Celsius Menswear on Russell Street capitalised on the visit of Jamie Carragher to Killarney at the weekend when they got the Liverpool legend to make their weekly draw at a special meet and greet […]

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Man Rescued By Fenit RNLI Lifeboat After Boat Overturned

Man Rescued By Fenit RNLI Lifeboat After Boat Overturned

April 23, 2018 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

A MAN was rescued by Fenit RNLI Lifeboat on Saturday after his boat overturned in the water near Derrymore Island. Following a call for assistance from Valentia Coast Guard at 4.47pm on Saturday, the volunteer crew of Fenit RNLI launched the Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) with a full crew on board […]

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Top Part And Baile Mhuire Combine For Competition To Win A Bike For A Fiver

Top Part And Baile Mhuire Combine For Competition To Win A Bike For A Fiver

April 23, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

TO take part in the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, you need a good pair of wheels, so Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for Older Persons and Top Part Tralee have teamed up to give someone a chance to get their hands on a fantastic bike for as little as […]

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Pictured  from left are Pat Murphy, Cathal Foley and Brendan Kelly all from Tralee at The Unsung Hero Charity Cycle 2018 which also saw Tour de Munster's official charity partnership announcement at Ballyseede Home & Garden Centre, Tralee on Saturday, April 21st.  Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster Branches are again the main beneficiary of this year's charity cycle which takes place from August 9th-12th. Cyclists also have the option to select their own beneficiary and raise awareness for it. For more information see www.tourdemunster.com. Pic: Pauline Dennigan. NO FEE FOR REPRO

PHOTOS: A Magical Weekend For A Great Cause At Ballyseedy

April 23, 2018 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

IT was an amazing weekend of fundraising at Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre as the Kerry Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) hosted the inaugural Unsung Hero charity cycle. Over 25o cyclists gathered there on Saturday morning and set off to west Kerry to pay homage to renowned explorer Tom […]

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WATCH: Wonderful Beach Art In Ballybunion Highlights Important Issue

WATCH: Wonderful Beach Art In Ballybunion Highlights Important Issue

April 23, 2018 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

IN case you missed it, they created something amazing on Ballybunion beach at the weekend to highlight the issue of plastic in our oceans. Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics. A tremendous amount of work went into […]

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Megan O'Sullivan and Geraldine Harnett, Head of Dept of Nursing at ITT with Elaine and Fiona Reilly the IT Tralee Spring Open Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Getting A Feel For College Life At IT Tralee Spring Open Day

April 22, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a steady stream of visitors all day at IT Tralee as the college held its Spring Open Day on Saturday. Staff and current students were present at a number of stands to explain about the courses , facilities and support services for prospective students. There was also course […]

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Getting ready for the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club annual cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Glorious Morning For Na Gaeil’s Annual Cycle

April 22, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

YOU couldn’t ask for a better morning for a cycle on Saturday, as around 90 people set off from the Na Gaeil Club in Killeen. Their annual cycle was brought forward from August this year and was a great way to warm up for the Ring of Kerry Cycle in […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 22, 2018 at 10:36 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)… Well done to all on highlighting homelessness… Thank you to […]

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Burglaries Down But Increase In Vehicle Thefts In First Quarter Of 2018

April 22, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE latest crime figures from the Kerry Garda Division show that burglaries were down in the first quarter of 2018 compared to same period last year, but vehicle thefts were up considerably. The statistics were revealed at the Joint Policing Committee meeting at Kerry County Council on Friday morning by […]

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Timmy Culloty under pressure from Ricky Heffernan. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

PHOTOS/REPORT: Na Gaeil See Off Finuge To Advance To Semi-Final

April 22, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw Na Gaeil advance to the semi-final of the Junior Premier Championship with a win over Finuge on Saturday evening… Finuge 1-4 Na Gaeil 2-17 The Junior Premier County Club Championship game played in Finuge on Saturday evening finished in an comprehensive win for Na Gaeil over their […]

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Roger Harty: What Is Divine Mercy?

Roger Harty: What Is Divine Mercy?

April 22, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

IN my last article, I defined mercy as – sending a loving reaction to any given human situation. Well to follow on from that then the definition of ‘Divine Mercy’ should be very easy. It is God sending a loving reaction to any given human situation. I suppose it would […]

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Kerry Companies Invited To Enter Competition With €280,000 Prize Fund

Kerry Companies Invited To Enter Competition With €280,000 Prize Fund

April 22, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY companies might like to know about this competition. InterTradeIreland has launched its 2018 Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition, inviting innovative early stage companies to be in with a chance of winning a portion of the €280,000 total cash prize to help their business take flight. Open to businesses across all […]

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Joy Murphy, Diana Meriakri and Jessica Murphy who took part in the Mercy Mounthawk Transition Year Show at the school on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Music, Song, Fashion And Drama At Transition Year Show In Mounthawk

April 21, 2018 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

A PACKED Centenary Hall in Mercy Mounthawk witnessed a fantastic night of entertainment as Transition Years put on their annual show. Music from ‘High School Musical’, drama scenes from ‘Playboy Of The Western World’, Junk Kouture fashion, music and so much more entertained families of the students who put a […]

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Hairdressing students from North Kerry College of Further Education at the Kerry ETB Fair at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Crowd Attends Kerry ETB Annual Fair

April 21, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of second-level students, school leavers, their parents, mature students, jobseekers and people who want to up up-skill attended the Kerry ETB Further Education and Training Fair at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Thursday. There was a whole host of events going on with live skill demonstrations from hairdressing students, […]

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