Archive for April, 2018

Kerry ETB Further Education And Training Fair Is Well Worth A Visit

Kerry ETB Further Education And Training Fair Is Well Worth A Visit

April 17, 2018 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT is building for the Kerry ETB Further Education and Training Event of the year as the list of live skill demonstrations and event activities continues to grow. The event takes place on this Thursday, April 19 from 11am-6pm at the Brandon Hotel Tralee. And if you live outside Tralee, […]

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SPONSORED: How Tralee VTOS Took Tara From The Classroom To The Staffroom

SPONSORED: How Tralee VTOS Took Tara From The Classroom To The Staffroom

April 17, 2018 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

Tara Conway tells her story about how Tralee VTOS set her on the way to a new career… Returning to education can be daunting for any adult, especially when school never suited them. I left school when I was in 5th year, my school reports always said ‘giddy in class […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Councillors Off To Brussels For Meetings At European Parliament

April 17, 2018 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A DELEGATION from Kerry County Council will attend a series of meetings at the European Parliament in Brussels next week to engage with Ireland South MEPs and EU officials on matters of interest to Kerry. The focus of the visit is on policy and recent developments at European level in […]

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A Major Conference Takes Place In Tralee This Week

A Major Conference Takes Place In Tralee This Week

April 17, 2018 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will host planners from all over the country this week for the Irish Planning Institute Annual Planning Conference 2018. The event will be based at The Rose Hotel, but will also see many of the 220-plus people attending taken on a walking tour of Tralee on Thursday afternoon. Victoria […]

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The victorious Tralee Imperials Under 16B team.

Tralee Imperials Win U16B All-Ireland Title

April 17, 2018 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Tralee Imperials won an All-Ireland Under 16B title in Dublin at the weekend. Martin Conway reports on a great weekend for the club… Tralee Imperials headed to Dublin at the weekend for the All Ireland U16B Girls Finals. This has become a yearly outing for this team having gone to the same […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

April 16, 2018 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Premier Junior Championship Round 3 Na Gaeil V Ballymac Result Na Gaeil 0-13 – Ballymac 1-10 On what was a blustery evening at Killeen, Ballymac were the visitors in round 3 of the County Championship. It was the home side that put their mark on the score board when Diarmuid […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

April 16, 2018 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior: Listry 0-06 ; Churchill 1-06. Churchill defeated Listry in dramatic fashion to book our place in the semi-final of the Premier Junior Championship for the first time in almost 50 years. Even after the win, there was still confusion as to who would progress between ourselves and Skillig Rangers, […]

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Cyclists gather before the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

April 16, 2018 at 4:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Na Gaeil Annual Cycle    Na Gaeil Annual Cycle in aid of Na Gaeil Football Club will take place on this coming Saturday April 21st. This will be an ideal practice cycle for those intending to take part in the Ring of Kerry Cycle. There are two routes: 40km & 80km. […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

April 16, 2018 at 4:15 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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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

April 16, 2018 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors: Club Championship: In the end it was all about the result, less about the performance. The final score line of 1-13 to 1-11 means we finish 3rd in our group behind winners Dr Crokes and second placed Austin Stacks but more importantly ensures the spectre of relegation from senior […]

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A group of St Pat's GAA members launching the Dingle Way Challenge up in Tonevane on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Pats GAA Club News

April 16, 2018 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 02, 08, 09 & 26. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Ann Jones Tonevane, Mag Foley Spa Road, The Murphys Mounthawk , Therese Enright Derrymore East and Matt O Flaherty c/o Tommy Brosnan. […]

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Abbeydorney GAA Club News

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

April 16, 2018 at 3:58 pm Comments are Disabled

INTER-COUNTY : Gavin Slattery and Jedd Maunsell travelled to Limerick on Saturday with the Kerry U15 team where they played Limerick Development Squad. U12 : The opening game of the Co. League fell victim to the weather last week and was re-scheduled for last Tuesday evening in Abbeydorney. Kilmoyley were a very […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

April 16, 2018 at 3:54 pm Comments are Disabled

Intermediate Championship Round 3 Results: Dromid Pearses 1-22 John Mitchels 1-08 Co League 2018 – Fixtures: Round 3 Templenoe v John Mitchels Saturday April 21st at 7.00 p.m. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SENIOR MEN Round 1 Beaufort 2-14  John Mitchels 0-13 Round 2 John Mitchels 1-13 Dingle 0-09 Round 4 John […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

April 16, 2018 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

Minors vs Ballyduff: Our minors had a great win against Ballyduff in the North Kerry league Sunday. Played in horrible conditions we played against a strong wind in the first half and were 4 points down at half time. Our boys upped the intensity in the second half and after […]

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O'Riada's Bar/Restaurant.

Money Taken After Break-In To Pub In Ballymac

April 16, 2018 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to the public for information after a public house was broken into last week. In the early hours of last Friday morning, between 1am and 4am, O’Riada’s Bar/Restaurant in Ballymacelligott was broken into and an amount of cash was taken. Gardaí are asking if anyone saw anything […]

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Looking forward to the PROBUS event in Tralee next month were Liam Sayers, Kay Lewis Dick Spring, Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley and Charles Lewis of Audiology Medical Services. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mary O’Rourke And Dick Spring To Speak At All Ireland PROBUS Rally In Tralee

April 16, 2018 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  TWO of Ireland’s best known public figures from the last 40 years will be among the list of high-profile speakers at the 2018 PROBUS All Ireland Rally from May 15-17 in Tralee. Dick Spring and Mary O’Rourke, who have both served as Tánaiste over the course of their careers, […]

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At the presentation of a cheque to the Cashel Childrens Ward at the Ashe Hotel on Monday morning were, from left; Leonie Flaherty (The Ashe Hotel), Kellie Sheahan (Tralee Chamber Alliance), Jane Boyle (The Ashe Hotel), Jackie McCull (Cashel Ward), Mary Fitzgerald (Cashel Ward), Aidan Kelly (Tralee Chamber Alliance), Angela Hickey (Cashel Ward) and Ruth O'Sullivan (Group Manager The Ashe Hotel). Photo by Dermot Crean

Easter Tea Party At The Ashe Hotel Raises Funds For UHK Children’s Ward

April 16, 2018 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Children’s Easter Tea Party held on Easter Sunday at The Ashe Hotel raised €820 for Cashel Children’s Ward at University Hospital Kerry. The sell-out event organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance and The Ashe Hotel welcomed over 100 children and their parents to the hotel for an afternoon of […]

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Garda Johnny Quinlan , Siobhan Quinlan , Garda Tommy Brosnan, Siobhan Brosnan, Laura Fleming, Sergeant Mike Fleming at the Kerry Garda Division Black Tie Ball on Friday in the Killarney Oaks Hotel.

PHOTOS: Kerry Garda Division Holds Black Tie Gala Ball

April 16, 2018 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Garda Division held a Black Tie Gala Ball in the Killarney Oaks Hotel on Friday night last. The last similar function was 26 years ago in Kerry and Gardai, business community and members of the public across the county gathered for a great night of entertainment. Scroll down […]

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Tralee Brambles adding to the County collection at Flemby…Joan O’Regan, left, Rosemary O’Sullivan and Gillian Wharton-Slattery, among the 6,000 volunteers who participated in this years  the County Clean-Up day. Now in it’s 7th year. The initiative between KWD Recycling and Kerry County Council has seen thousands of bags collected along Kerry roads.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: Cathaoirleach Of KCC Thanks Thousands Of Volunteers In County Clean-Up

April 16, 2018 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Sheahan, has thanked the almost 6,000 volunteers who took part in the County Clean-Up across Kerry on Saturday. Thousands of bags of litter were collected from the roadsides and towns and villages during the seventh annual clean-up which was organised by KWD […]

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The victorious Kerry team. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

PHOTOS/REPORT: Kerry Camogie Team Wins League Title

April 16, 2018 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched the Kerry camogie team claim the Division 3 League title yesterday with victory over Roscommon… Kerry 2-8 Roscommon 0-4 A comprehensive win then for Kerry Camogie over a fancied Roscommon team in The Ragg in Tipperary, in the final of Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League division three. The […]

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Cockleshell Road residents taking part in the clean-up on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Of Volunteers Take Part In County Clean-Up

April 15, 2018 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE rain stayed away around Tralee as volunteers took to the roads to take part in the annual County Clean-Up day on Saturday. Almost 6,000 volunteers took part around the county with many schools also joining in on Friday. The initiative of KWD Recycling and Kerry County Council is now […]

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A group of St Pat's GAA members launching the Dingle Way Challenge up in Tonevane on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Pats Get Set For Dingle Way Challenge 2018

April 15, 2018 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

THE Dingle Way Challenge, an annual fundraiser by St Pat’s GAA Club, is set to be bigger and better this year and the club is looking for participants. The date has been set for Sunday, June 3 and Chairman of St Pats, Jimmy Mulligan, is promising a fantastic day out. […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 15, 2018 at 11:44 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)… Jenny and friends enjoyed their round… What a day spent […]

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Catriona Dunne.

Catriona And Fellow Kerry ‘Winning Streakers’ Are In The Money

April 15, 2018 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman won €18,000 on Winning Streak last night, but she wasn’t the only Kerry person in the money. Catriona Dunne from Caherslee was joined by Margaret Flaherty from Milltown and Brosna native Pat Joe Walsh and between them they won €79,000. Catriona (37), a retail assistant in Penney’s Tralee, […]

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Roger Harty: What Is Mercy?

Roger Harty: What Is Mercy?

April 15, 2018 at 11:31 am 1 comment

I RECENTLY heard someone give a definition of the true meaning of mercy and I must say I found it very interesting. To be honest I had not given it much thought prior to this. He said – “Mercy is sending a loving reaction to any given human situation”. What […]

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The wonderful new flower bed at Rock Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

This New Stone Flowerbed In Town Centre Looks Great

April 14, 2018 at 2:39 pm 1 comment

NOW that was a good morning’s work! The junction at the bottom of Rock Street looks a whole lot brighter thanks to the trainees at Kerry ETB. The Traditional Stonewall Construction trainees, along with instructor Donal Corcoran, installed a drystone flowerbed structure in front of the Brogue Inn on Saturday […]

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Artist Elisha Buckley with Elaine Costello at the Kerry College of Further Education students' 'The Pursuit Of Artyness' exhibition at The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Artistic And Musical Talent Shines At KCFE Exhibition In The Ashe Hotel

April 14, 2018 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

SOME fantastic art was on display at The Ashe Hotel on Friday evening as students from Kerry College of Further Education held an exhibition and CD launch. ‘The Pursuit Of Artyness’ saw the QQI Level 6 Art, Craft and Design Post Leaving Certificate students put on a wonderful art and craft […]

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The eight house development near Banna.

Four Kerry Properties Fetch Nearly €600,000 At Auction

April 14, 2018 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

A DETACHED five-bedroomed house in Ballyheigue and eight houses near Banna were among four Kerry lots which sold for a total of €594,000 at an online auction on Friday. Bidx1 (formerly Allsop) held the online auction where a detached five bedroom house at Dirtane, Ballyheigue, with a reserve not to exceed €120,000 eventually sold […]

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Around 1,000 People Take Part In Survey On Tralee

Around 1,000 People Take Part In Survey On Tralee

April 14, 2018 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

HAVE you had your say yet? Time is running out to complete the ThisIsTralee.ie Survey aimed at helping build a strong brand for Tralee. Close to 1,000 people have completed the survey since it began last week. Tralee Chamber Alliance is developing a strong brand for Kerry’s capital town and the opinion […]

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Know Your Rights: Renewing A Passport

Know Your Rights: Renewing A Passport

April 14, 2018 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

  Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I have a valid passport, but it will expire two weeks before I go on holiday. Will two weeks give me enough time to get a new one?  […]

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