Archive for May 29th, 2018

Get set for the summer at Boyles Patio and Stove Centre.

SPONSORED: Boyles Patio And Stove Centre To Hold Open Day This Saturday

May 29, 2018 at 7:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weather has been glorious over the past week and many of you might be wondering about getting a beautiful patio area to get the most out of your garden space. Well this Saturday you’ll have a chance to see the the amazing garden solutions and stylish paving options at […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile News

May 29, 2018 at 6:05 pm Comments are Disabled

The Austin Stack Club Juvenile Notes     Club Aibhistín de Staic PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: (i) Last Sunday’s planned trip to Puck (Cill Orglan) didn’t take place because of weather conditions (báisteach) but we hope to travel to play Laune Rangers this coming Sunday (3ú). We’ll meet at the clubhouse, Connolly Park, […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

May 29, 2018 at 5:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens  results Saturday 26th May Junior Scratch cup 1st Ray Deering (Nenagh) 75 2nd Niall Henry (Killeen Castle) 76 3rd Mark Leahy (Tralee) 76 4th Gerard O’Sullivan (Tralee) 77 Full Nett Result 1st Brian O’Callaghan (Fermoy) 71 2nd Jason Ryan (Lee Valley) 71 Number of Cards 165 Sunday 27th May […]

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Repro Free 29.5.18 - Kerry Students win Top EPA award .. 
Pictured Presentation Secondary School Milltown students Amber Pomeranz and Lauren Lehane .. 

The EPA has found the winners of this year’s External link The Story of Your Stuff competition in Co. Kerry.  Amber Pomeranz and Lauren Lehane, students at Presentation Secondary School Milltown, teamed up to tell the story of chewing gum – from its history to how it’s currently manufactured and how innovative ways are being found to reduce its negative impact on the environment after use.

Winners of 2018 The Story of Your Stuff competition

This is the second year the EPA has hosted their secondary school competition, The Story of Your Stuff.  Dr Easkey Britton, five-time Irish national surf champion, was chosen as the ambassador for this year’s campaign. Students were asked to submit stories about the life cycle of an everyday object with an underlying theme of recycling and sustainability.  The submitted entries focused on everything from wellies to wheels. The judges were impressed with the entrants’ ability to approach the competition with a creative and refreshing perspective.

Speaking about the winning entry, Dr Easkey Britton said,

“I’m completely inspired by the creativity from everyone who participated in The Story of Your Stuff competition. It showcases so powerfully the talent and potential for young people to engage with issues they care about and create stories with positive impact. Congratulations to winners Amber and Lauren for their unique and highly creative perspective on the story of chewing gum. Incredibly well researched, beautifully illustrated using stop motion techniques, with a cyclical narrative and strong take-away message and solutions for a cleaner environment and healthier society.”

Although Amber and Lauren faced tough competition from students around the country, their innovative use of animation and their storytelling skills captured the judges’ attention and h

Pres Milltown Girls Win National Competition

May 29, 2018 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THE EPA has found the winners of this year’s national ‘The Story of Your Stuff’ competition and they’re from Kerry. Amber Pomeranz and Lauren Lehane, students at Presentation Secondary School Milltown, teamed up to tell the story of chewing gum – from its history to how it’s currently manufactured and […]

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Baile Mhuire Healthcare Assistant Pauline O'Sullivan with Aidan Kelly and the superfluous sign. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Curious Case Of The Disappearing (And Reappearing) Sign At Baile Mhuire

May 29, 2018 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

HERE’S a puzzler. The people at Baile Mhuire are still wondering who returned a large sign which was stolen the weekend before last, but suddenly reappeared three days later. Two six foot by four foot signs — which ask people to sign up to cycle the Ring of Kerry for […]

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Local musician Danny Goggin and Simply Red's Mick Hucknall.

Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall Enjoys The Brogue’s Hospitality

May 29, 2018 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

KIRBY’S Brogue Inn has seen its fair share of famous faces enjoy a visit over the years and last night saw one of the UK’s biggest pop stars of the 80s and 90s sample their famous hospitality. Simply Red frontman, Mick Hucknall, is holidaying with family in Kerry and enjoyed […]

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Two Women Rescued From The Water In Fenit Last Night

Two Women Rescued From The Water In Fenit Last Night

May 29, 2018 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

TWO women needed to be rescued last night in Fenit Harbour. The swimmers got into difficulty while in the water at Fenit and had to be rescued by Fenit Inshore Lifeboat. The women did not need medical attention after the rescue. Shortly before 10pm, Valentia Coastguard received a call to inform […]

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A presentation was made to Derek O'Shea (second left) by John Ross (fourth from left), Chairman of the Kerry Irish Soccer Referees Society at The Rose Hotel. Alsoncluded are Seamus O'Mahony (Kerry ISRS), Owen Moynihan (Kerry ISRS) and David Fizgerald, The Rose Hotel.

Derek Honoured For Refereeing FAI Junior Cup Final

May 29, 2018 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A PRESENTATION was held in the Rose Hotel on Monday night, to Kerry soccer referee Derek O’Shea. Tralee man Derek was appointed to the 2018 FAI Junior Cup Final between Pike Rovers face North End United at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, May 12. “This was a great achievement by Derek and […]

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Man Arrested And Heroin Seized In Rock Street Property

Man Arrested And Heroin Seized In Rock Street Property

May 29, 2018 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have arrested a man in his 20s and seized heroin and controlled drugs with an estimated value of €1,000. On Monday, at approximately 4pm, Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit in Tralee carried out a search of a property on Rock Street, Tralee. During the course of the search, […]

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