Archive for April, 2018

Brassil Expresses Concern At Decrease In Kerry Garda Traffic Corps Numbers

Brassil Expresses Concern At Decrease In Kerry Garda Traffic Corps Numbers

April 10, 2018 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fáil TD for Kerry, John Brassil, has strongly criticised the Government after new information compiled by Fianna Fáil reveals there has been a decrease in the number of dedicated traffic corps members in the Kerry Garda Division since 2009. According to their figures, the Kerry Garda Division is down […]

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The area where a car was damaged on Brewery Road yesterday.

Tralee Woman Appeals For Witnesses As Car Is Damaged

April 10, 2018 at 12:36 pm 1 comment

A TRALEE woman is appealing to the public for information after her car was damaged on Brewery Road yesterday. The woman parked her silver Ford Ka car across the road from Kingdom Greyhound Stadium at about 8.30am on Monday morning and went to work. Continued below… When she returned at […]

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The Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn team with Máistir Donal.

Gaelscoil Team Comes Third In National Final Of Credit Union Quiz

April 10, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

A TEAM from Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn did the school and town proud in a national schools quiz final at the weekend. One hundred teams of four children competed for national titles in the annual Credit Union Schools Quiz National Final in Dublin’s RDS on Sunday. Having won out Stage 1 […]

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KCFE students with Principal Mary Lucey and speakers at the Self-Care Day, Aidan O'Sullivan, Brighid Daly and Margaret O'Connor. Photo by Dermot Crean

Students Gain Valuable Insight At Self-Care Day In KCFE

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

THE students of Kerry College of Further Education heard from a number of expert speakers at a Self-Care Day in the college on Monday. The event consisted of a number of industry professionals giving structured workshops to KCFE Applied Social Studies with Psychology students. This event marked the culmination of a […]

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Kerry Minor Team Named For Tipperary Match

April 9, 2018 at 5:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry team to face Tipperary in the the Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Championship quarter-final this Wednesday at 7pm  in Semple Stadium, Thurles, has been named. The team, captained by Paul O’Shea is as follows; Marc Kelliher — Gleann Fleisce 2. Conor Flannery — Daingean Uí Chúis 3. Kieran O Donoghue — An Leigiún […]

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Two People Die In Pony And Cart Accident At Gap Of Dunloe

Two People Die In Pony And Cart Accident At Gap Of Dunloe

April 9, 2018 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO people have died after an accident involving a pony and cart on the Gap of Dunloe. A man and a woman in their 60s, from Arizona in the United States, were fatally injured when the horse and carriage they were travelling in went off the road. They were pronounced […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

April 9, 2018 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Round 2 of The Castleisland Mart Junior premier County League Ballymac V Listowel Emmets Saturday 7th of April 2018 Venue – Ballymac GAA Referee – James Brosnan Ballymac took on Listowel Emmets on Saturday night last in a very heavy playing surface. With both teams losing their opening round games this […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

April 9, 2018 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Fantastic U12 Boys Trip to Croke Park: The under 12 boys and their family and trainers who traveled to Croke Park on Friday the 6th had a fantastic day at HQ. Check out the excellent photos on our social media at https://www.facebook.com/TraleeParnellsHurlingClub/. There is one great photo of the screen in […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

April 9, 2018 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP – Round 2 ​​ We played St Mary’s at home in Round 2 of the Intermediate Championship last evening. The evening remained dry and calm for the duration of the match and the pitch was in good condition considering the heavy rainfall in the previous 48 hours. […]

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Micheal Burns gets the attention of Gavin O'Brien and Cormac Coffey in the Kerins O'Rahillys v Dr Crokes match on Sunday in Strand Road. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

April 9, 2018 at 4:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors: A performance that deserved more saw us come up agonisingly short when going down to Dr Crokes by two points in round 2 of the senior club championship. We made just the one change from our defeat to Austin Stacks last week with Diarmuid O’Sullivan being introduced to the […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

April 9, 2018 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 10, 14, 19 & 22. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Cathy Hogan Tonevane, Brendan Poff  Lohercannon , C Regan Keel , Marie Fitzgibbon Derrymore East and Ella Fitzgerald c/o Poff Motors. Next […]

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Abbeydorney GAA Club News

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

April 9, 2018 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

CONGRATULATIONS : to Nigel Roche and Mairead Flaherty (above) who got married last Saturday. Wishing you both a lifetime of happiness together from everyone in Abbeydorney GAA. U12 : Last week’s fixture fell victim to the weather and has been re-scheduled for this Tuesday 10th. In Kilmoyley @ 7.00pm. They are also […]

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Padraig Ryan, Cillian O'Shea, Barry Carmody and Stephen Bulman, contestants in the upcoming Churchill GAA Lip Sing Battle. Photo by Dermot Crean

Churchill GAA Club News

April 9, 2018 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior: Churchill 1-17 Skellig Rangers 3-11 A last minute free from Churchill’s Micheal O’Brien gave Churchill the least they deserved in this highly entertaining Round 2 game from the Junior Premier Championship. The inclement weather of the afternoon cleared up for an hour plus of football and both teams went […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

April 9, 2018 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil travelled to Finuge on Sunday to take on the home team in round 2 of the Premier Junior Championship. Unfortunately the game had to be abandoned after twenty minutes in a most distressing manner when two Finuge players collided and were seriously injured. The ambulance had to be […]

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David Mannix gets his shot in despite Marc Ó Sé in the Austin Stacks v An Ghaeltacht game on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

April 9, 2018 at 4:16 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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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

April 9, 2018 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  Good Luck: We wish two former club players, Shane Hayes and Ronan Casey all the best in their new clubs. Shane and Ronan have transferred to clubs in Bandon and Fermoy where they are stationed with An Garda Síochána. We hope you have many happy footballing days there! Meitheal: Sincere […]

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Gardaí To Crackdown On Seat Belt Offences This Week

Gardaí To Crackdown On Seat Belt Offences This Week

April 9, 2018 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Kerry are to conduct an operation this Thursday and Friday to crackdown on seat belt offences. They say the message still isn’t getting through to some people about the necessity in buckling up and how it can prevent serious injuries in a road accident. With the kids back […]

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Gardaí Urge Cyclists To Be Vigilant After Bike Thefts In Tralee

Gardaí Urge Cyclists To Be Vigilant After Bike Thefts In Tralee

April 9, 2018 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are warning bicycle owners to be vigilant after a number of thefts in Tralee and around the county. They say they have noticed a trend that thefts increased around Tralee, especially during the Easter holidays. They are advising people to take precautions and that if your bike is stolen, […]

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REPORT: Kerry Book Place In Division 3 Final After Victory Over Clare

REPORT: Kerry Book Place In Division 3 Final After Victory Over Clare

April 9, 2018 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

By Risteárd Ó Fuaráin The Kerry Camogie Team will face Roscommon in the Littlewoods Ireland Division 3 Final after a strong performance against Clare at Tom Healy Park, Abbeydorney on Sunday. Prior to the game, a minute’s silence was observed to remember Oisín Cahill and Darragh Killeen, brother and cousin […]

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The Blasket Islands Centre

€2.25m Investment For Work On Blasket Centre

April 9, 2018 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

FÁILTE Ireland, in partnership with the OPW, has today announced a major investment of €2.25 million in the Blasket Centre in Kerry, to enhance the visitor experience at the OPW site. The investment, which forms part of Fáilte Ireland’s strategic partnership with the OPW, will see the development of a new walkway […]

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PHOTOS: Tenacity Performers’ Show ‘Woz’ Just Brilliant In Siamsa

April 9, 2018 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE entertainment from local groups has been fantastic over the past few weeks with the Light Opera Society of Tralee and Bryan Carr’s Tenacity School of Performing Arts both putting on amazing shows. On Sunday it was the turn of the Tenacity School of Performing Arts to showcase their talent […]

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Tralee’s Jobless Number Decreases In March

Tralee’s Jobless Number Decreases In March

April 9, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER rising steadily since October, the number of people signing on in Tralee dropped last month. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show that there were 3,846 on the Tralee live register in March, a decrease of 126 on February’s  number. In the past year, the number of people […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

Na Gaeil v Finuge Match Abandoned Due To Injuries

April 8, 2018 at 7:04 pm Comments are Disabled

  Mike O’Halloran was at the Junior Premier Club Championship match between Na Gaeil and Finuge which had to be abandoned this afternoon… Finuge 0-4 Na Gaeil 0-4 (match abandoned after 20 minutes) What began as a very lively competitive encounter between Finuge and Na Gaeil ended after 20 minutes […]

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Barry John Keane gets past David Naughton in the Kerins O'Rahillys v Dr Crokes match on Sunday in Strand Road. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Day For The Black And Amber As Stacks And Crokes Win

April 8, 2018 at 6:55 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks prevailed in a tough encounter in Connolly Park but Kerins O’Rahillys came up short in the Senior Club Championship Round 2 games played in town on Sunday afternoon. Stacks hosted An Ghaeltacht and won by 0-16 to 1-9. The Rockies went ahead in the opening minute and never […]

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Free Screening Of Film On ‘Why We Cycle’

Free Screening Of Film On ‘Why We Cycle’

April 8, 2018 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

ONE for anyone interested in cycling and what it can do for our society. Kerry Cycling Campaign presents ‘Why We Cycle’ a new documentary which explores the needs and motivations of everyday cyclists. “Why We Cycle” takes a ride with ordinary cyclists and specialists from a variety of disciplines. These conversations […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 8, 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)… A tourist enjoys his pint… Day 4 in Ireland. Sean […]

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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 Prepares For Annual Cycle Fundraiser

April 8, 2018 at 11:42 am 1 comment

IT’S normally held at the end of August, but this year’s annual Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle has been brought forward to April and it’s set to draw a big entry. In fact, with the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle coming up it’s a perfect way to practice for it […]

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Pixie McKenna launching the awards.

Nominations Sought For National GP Awards

April 8, 2018 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

GPBuddy.ie, Ireland’s most widely used online resource for GPs, is calling on GPs in Kerry to nominate themselves and their colleagues for the third annual GPBuddy.ie National GP Awards. The GPBuddy.ie National GP Awards recognise excellence in General Practice and Primary Care in Ireland. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony hosted by television […]

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Christopher Mongans with Tommy Kelliher and Donie Jack Griffin after he won the All-Ireland title.

Tralee Has A New All-Ireland Boxing Champion

April 7, 2018 at 9:52 pm Comments are Disabled

By Donie Jack Griffin A YOUNG Tralee boxer has won an All-Ireland title in Dublin. Chris Mongans is an All Ireland Champion (Boy 2 54Kg) and the improvement in this young man since winning his County Championship in February is largely down to the young fella’s attitude to work. He […]

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Choreographer/artistic director Jackie O'Mahoney with the contestants in the upcoming Churchill GAA Lip Sing Battle. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Churchill GAA ‘Lip Sing Battle’ Contestants

April 7, 2018 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

WE can expect some amazing performances, slick moves, colourful costumes and lots of laughter next month when 11 acts take to the stage for Churchill GAA’s ‘Lip Sing Battle’. Following on from their hugely successful ‘Strictly’ event in 2017, the club has gone for a different type of show and […]

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