Archive for May, 2018

Public Consultation Day On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Public Consultation Day On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

May 22, 2018 at 8:23 pm 0 comments

AS part of their ongoing planning preparation, Kerry County Council is to hold a public consultation day regarding the proposed Tralee to Fenit Greenway this Wednesday in Fenit. Maps of the route of the proposed greenway will be on display for inspection throughout the day. Kerry County Council officials will […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

May 22, 2018 at 7:14 pm 0 comments

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: (i) We’ll have a change of plan on Sunday morning next as the Under 6, Under 8 and Under 10 footballers will travel to Puck (Killorglin) for friendly games. We’ll meet at the clubhouse, Connolly Park, at 9.30am. Be there if you need a lift! Many thanks […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

May 22, 2018 at 7:11 pm 0 comments

Mens Results Sat. 19/5/18 –  Billy Nolan Jewellers Open Scotch Mixed Foursomes 1st Mikey Sheehy (12) Gráinne Sheehy (34) 42pts 2nd Rory Hill (3) Maura Shanahan (16) 40pts 3rd Danny Leen (5) Brid Halloran (18) 38pts 22 Cards Processed. Sun. 20/5/18 – MC5 Ballybunion Exchange – CaseyStephenson/Naughton 1st: Patrick Lawlor […]

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Leighanne Moore of the Manor West Hotel, Stevie Griffin, team manager Daithi Creedon, team members Paul Kennedy, Cormac Daly, Cathal Moynihan, Shane Courtney, Leonie Flaherty of The Ashe Hotel, Angela O'Mahony of Manor West Hotel Leisure Centre at the launch of the Tralee Manor West Rás team at the hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Manor West BC Team Taking Part In Rás Tailteann

May 22, 2018 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

THE Tralee Manor West BC team is currently taking part in the Rás Tailteann which had a stage finish in Listowel on Tuesday. This year’s eight day Ras Tailteann sees a new era for the Tralee club as they have entered their own team with the support of Manor West Hotel […]

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Past and present Kerry footballers with Kerry Hospice Foundation volunteers welcoming the news that the GAA has named Kerry Hospice Foundation as one of its official charities.

Kerry Hospice To Receive €20,000 From The GAA

May 22, 2018 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation has been announced as one of the GAA’s Official Charities for the year ahead. Five charities from around the country and representing a range of different causes were selected by the Association to be charity partners for this year. The charities were unveiled at a special photo […]

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Mary O'Donnell.

Mary O’Donnell To Help Launch Skincare Range At Horan’s Healthstore

May 22, 2018 at 11:54 am 0 comments

HORAN’S Healthstores will hold their official Ría Organics Skin Care launch this Friday evening at 7pm at Horan’s The Square Tralee with special guest Mary O’Donnell Beauty.   Tickets are €5 and are redeemable on the night. They are available from Horan’s The Square. There’s refreshments and nibbles on arrival, goodie […]

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Billy Lacey (Kingdom Castleisland), Muriel Devane (Annascaul) and Keith Newsome  (Annascaul) at the Kerry Badminton Association annual social at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night To Honour The Stars Of Kerry Badminton

May 22, 2018 at 11:37 am 0 comments

By Junior Griffin The Kerry Badminton Association held their annual awards night on Saturday night last and this year it was held in The Rose Hotel, Tralee. Just short of 125 patrons attended and what a gala, fulfilling night it proved to be with all clubs from the county represented. […]

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Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Open Information Morning

Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Open Information Morning

May 22, 2018 at 11:30 am 0 comments

THOSE with an interest in getting back into education should pay a visit to Tralee VTOS at Clash on Wednesday, May 23, for an Open Information Morning, from 10am to 1pm, about the services they offer. The information morning gives details on the two year Leaving Cert course, QQI Level 3 General […]

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Fenit Diving Boards Move Step Closer With Backing Of Kerry County Council

Fenit Diving Boards Move Step Closer With Backing Of Kerry County Council

May 22, 2018 at 11:15 am 0 comments

DIVING boards in Fenit moved another step closer on Friday after the Restore Fenit Diving Boards Campaign (RFDBC) delegation received the backing of Kerry County Council for the project. After the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday, May 14, Council management revealed there were still issues to be resolved in terms […]

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Students Joanne Kelly and James Lyons with Vogue Williams at the awards

National Learning Network Tralee Wins National Award

May 22, 2018 at 10:47 am 0 comments

THE Sporting Chance course at National Learning Network in Tralee was announced as winners of the Nutramino Inclusive Health and Fitness Award at a ceremony in the Mansion House in Dublin earlier this month. The award recognises the work students from the Sporting Chance course have been doing in the […]

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Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan (right) with solicitor Pa Daly, Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly and Minister Brendan Griffin.

Minister For Justice Alarmed At Antiquated State Of Tralee Courthouse

May 22, 2018 at 10:31 am 0 comments

THE Minister for Justice says he’s alarmed at the antiquated condition of the courthouse in Tralee. Charlie Flanagan spent nearly an hour inspecting the building on Ashe Street in Tralee amid proposals from the Court Services to build a new courthouse on the outskirts of the town. Tralee Chamber Alliance, […]

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Gardaí Arrest Man After Burglary Of Shop

Gardaí Arrest Man After Burglary Of Shop

May 22, 2018 at 9:41 am 0 comments

GARDAÍ have arrested a man in his 20s following a burglary at a shop on Lower Bridge Street, Killorglin, on Monday, May 21 at approximately 10:30pm Following an investigation by Gardaí, a suspect was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday, May 22. The property stolen during the course of […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

2 Teacher Primary Schools Mid Kerry 7-a-side: Good luck to Kiltallagh NS in their Shield final versus Douglas NS on this coming Sunday, May 27 Th in Beaufort. Congratulations to the boys and girls from our club who are part of the team. Under 12’s: Phase 2 sees our Under 12’s at […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

Senior Fixtures Ballymac will take on Glenflesk on Saturday the 26th of May at Ballymac at 7pm, we would encourage as much support as possible as our lads advance in this seasons Div 2 League. Lotto Results 14/05/2018 Venue: O Riadas Bar Jackpot: €4,700 Numbers Drawn : 15, 16, 18, […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

  Co League 2018 – Round 5 Kerins O’Rahillys v John Mitchels Saturday May 26th @ 7.00 p.m. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SENIOR MEN Round 6 John Mitchels v Killarney Legion June 10th @ 2.00 p.m. Round 7 John Mitchels v An Ghaeltacht June 17th @ 2.00 p.m. Round 8 Dr […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

Seniors: No county league this weekend as we have a break until we welcome John Mitchels to Strand Road in round 5 next week. We lie one point ahead of Mitchels in the league table ( 5 vs 4) with Mitchels having drawn two of their four games to date […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Round 5 of the Co. League, against Piarsaigh Na Dromoda, goes ahead in Connolly Park on next Saturday evening (26th May) at 7pm. This will be the second ever meeting in the Co. League between the two Clubs. The first and only time we met was back in […]

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Churchilll minors.

Churchill GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

Senior: After a well deserved weekend off our seniors return to Co League action this weekend when we welcome Austin Stacks B to Churchill on Sunday afternoon. Throw in in our new pitch in Churchill is at 2pm. Minors: Churchill minors won the County League Division final on Saturday evening […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 5:28 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 05, 18, 26 & 28. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Christy Hallinan Rock St, Eileen Gaynor Leith West, Noranne O Connell c/o Kevin Quirke, Laila Counihan Curraheen and Catherine Horgan Lohercannon. Next […]

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Fergal Barry Captain Na Gaeil Minors presented Plaque by Peter Twiss

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

  Seniors     Na Gaeil entertained Currow in a Round 3 back game of the County League on Sunday in Killeen. Currow had the aid of a strong breeze in the first half and took full advantage of this by placing Seamus Scanlon on the edge of the square. This move […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 4:58 pm 0 comments

Tralee Parnells Cumann na mBunscol blitz: Congratulations to Holy Family who were the winners of the inaugural Tralee Parnells Cumann na mBunscol blitz held in Caherslee today. Holy family defeated Moyderwell in the cup final with a last minute goal by Tralee Parnells player Andrew Kerins. Moyderwell had the consolation […]

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Abbeydorney Senior Team that won the N.K. League Title last Friday evening

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

INTER-COUNTY : Brendan O’Leary and James O’Connor were part of the Kerry team that were defeated by Westmeath in the Joe McDonagh Cup last Sunday afternoon in Austin Stacks Park. Final Score : Westmeath 2-12 Kerry 0-15. They are away to Meath in the next round on Saturday, 2nd June @ 3.00pm […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglary In Tralee Estate

Gardaí Investigate Burglary In Tralee Estate

May 21, 2018 at 3:21 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are appealing for information after a burglary at a house in Tralee at the weekend. Between Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, a house in Fountain Court was burgled and jewellery and electronic items were taken. If anyone saw anything suspicious they are asked to contact Tralee Garda […]

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Council Gives Its Support To ‘Street Feast’ Event

Council Gives Its Support To ‘Street Feast’ Event

May 21, 2018 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

THE Community Department of Kerry County Council and the Kerry Public Participation Network (PPN) are delighted to support Street Feast again this year – the nationwide day of street parties, community celebrations and neighbourhood lunches, which is taking place across the country on Sunday, June 10. It’s a simple idea: […]

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TUI Members To Stage Lunchtime Protest At Schools And Colleges

TUI Members To Stage Lunchtime Protest At Schools And Colleges

May 21, 2018 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

TEACHERS’ Union of Ireland (TUI) members will protest against pay inequality outside Kerry ETB post-primary schools, FET Centres, colleges of further education and Institutes of Technology in which they work during lunchtime this Thursday, May 24. Service to students will not be affected by the protest. The TUI say they […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry Retains Blue Flags For 14 Beaches

May 21, 2018 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

KERRY tops the list of counties with the most Blue Flag beaches in the country. Kerry retained all its 14 Blue Flags for Ballybunion North, Ballybunion South, Ballinskelligs, Ballyheigue, Banna, Derrynane, Fenit, Fenit Marina, Inch, Kells, Magherabeg, Rossbeigh, Ventry, and White Strand, Caherciveen. Four Green Coast awards have also been announced […]

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Gearóid Kearney (right) of myaccesshub, receives the  Best Social / Sustainable Start Up Award.

Tralee-Based Company Wins At National Start-Up Awards

May 21, 2018 at 12:49 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE-BASED company won its category at the National Startup Awards which were held last week in Dublin. MyAccessHub, based in the Tom Crean Centre at Kerry Technology Park, won the Best Social / Sustainable Startup category. Five other Kerry start-ups were shortlisted in various categories — StoryStock.com and Ulluv from […]

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Stockton's Wing.

Stockton’s Wing To Play Free Gig In Milltown During Fleadh Cheoil

May 21, 2018 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

ACCLAIMED trad/folk group Stockton’s Wing will return to Milltown after 20 years to play during the upcoming  County Fleadh Cheoil. When Milltown-Listry Comhaltas hosted their first County Fleadh Cheoil in Milltown in 1998, a live open-air performance by the trad supremos  was the undoubted highlight. Now, 20 years later, they […]

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17/05/2018 - REPRO FREE - National suicide prevention charity, Pieta House, today awarded its Amber Flag to over 80 schools, colleges, clubs, and societies, recognising their individual efforts to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental wellbeing. To be awarded the Pieta House Amber Flag, applicant groups must host a mental health awareness event, a fundraiser, and a mental health initiative. The programme encourages teamwork and student contributions and works with school guidance counsellors to include a peer-support element. Pictured at the event are Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry, receiving their certificate and amber flag from Programme Co-Founder Frank Mulvhill (L) & CEO Pieta House, Brian Higgins (R).
Picture: Michael O'Sullivan/OSM Photo

Pieta House Awards Its Amber Flag To Mercy Mounthawk

May 21, 2018 at 11:49 am 0 comments

MERCY Mounthawk has received an Amber Flag from national suicide prevention charity, Pieta House. The Amber Flag was presented to over 80 schools, colleges, clubs, and societies, recognising their individual efforts to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental wellbeing, last Thursday in Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig. Health & Wellbeing […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport Passenger Numbers And Profits Increased In 2017

May 21, 2018 at 11:33 am 0 comments

KERRY Airport had an Operating Profit after taxation of €728,626 as compared to €287,613 in 2016, it was revealed in their Annual Report & Accounts for the 12 month period ended 31st December 2017. Passenger numbers handled by the Airport for the year were 335,480, up +3% on previous comparative period of […]

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