Archive for May, 2018

Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

May 28, 2018 at 5:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior: Churchill 4-15; Austin Stacks 1-14. Churchill maintained their unbeaten start to the Co League with a 10 point victory over Austin Stacks in Churchill on Sunday afternoon. Churchill were already 3 points up when Cillian Fitzgerald raced through from midfield and finished to the next with power and precision. […]

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Tralee Tidy Towns volunteers gather for the County Clean-Up day. Photo by Dermot Crean

Single Use Drinking Containers Most Common Item Collected In County Clean-Up

May 28, 2018 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A RECORD 5,500 volunteers took part in the Kerry County Clean Up last month which saw 8,000 bags of litter collected, the highest ever tally in the seven years in which the environmental and community initiative has existed. KWD Recycling and Kerry County Council have completed an analysis of the […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

May 28, 2018 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

MUNSTER SF SEMI FINAL: between Kerry and Clare goes ahead in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday next (3rd June) at 3.30pm. Tickets are now available for purchase from the Kerry County Board Offices in Tralee and from the Kerry GAA Store in the Killarney Outlet Centre, via gaa.ie/tickets and participating Centra and Supervalu […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

May 28, 2018 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil entertained Listowel Emmets at home in Killeen on Sunday afternoon last in warm humid conditions. Listowel’s Conor Cox opened the scoring with a well struck 45 after five minutes and followed up with a point from play to go two ahead after eight minutes. Na Gaeil players […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

May 28, 2018 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

DATES FOR THE DIARY: Juvenile Summer Camp – 16th – 20th July. Further details to follow. Kevin McMahon Blitz – Saturday 21st July Night at the Dogs Fundraiser for Juveniles – Friday August 10th Lip Sing – Sunday October 28th Co League 2018 – Round 5 Kerins O’Rahillys v John […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

May 28, 2018 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Sympathy: Our club extends s sympathy to the Doherty Family, Knockreigh on the recent death of Kathleen. May Kathleen enjoy everlasting peace. We also send our sympathy to the extended Flynn families, Castlemaine, on the untimely death of Kevin on Saturday last. We hope brighter days lie ahead for you […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglary And Theft From Car Incidents In Tralee

Gardaí Investigate Burglary And Theft From Car Incidents In Tralee

May 28, 2018 at 4:14 pm 1 comment

GARDAI in Tralee are appealing for the public’s help with two incidents over the past week. A house was broken into in Hawthorn Drive, Monavalley last Tuesday night, at around 11.45pm. Gardaí believe the burglar was disturbed by the owner of the house and fled the scene empty-handed. If anyone […]

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Some of the phones at Tralee Garda Station.

PHOTOS: Owners Sought For Number Of Phones Seized In Tralee

May 28, 2018 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Gardaí are looking to locate the owners of phones and tablets seized in the course of a search in the Tralee area. The items were seized back in February of this year. They include iPhones, Samsung, HTC and other makes. Some have covers which might be identifiable to the […]

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Launching the walk in memory of Jamie Wrenn and Mike Dean were Maureen O'Brien, Marisa Reidy, Mary Lynch and Marian Barnes. Photo by Dermot Crean

Jamie And Mike To Be Remembered At Annual Walk To Castlegregory

May 28, 2018 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, is calling on walkers to put their best foot forward this July 21 as they host the annual – and final – fundraising walk from Tralee to Castlegregory in memory of West Kerry men Jamie Wren and Mike Deane. This year’s event will be […]

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Ciara Culloty, Claire Savage, Katie Guinan, contestant Stephanie Horan, Georgina Lynch and Alison O'Connor at the Kerry Rose Selection Night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The Kerry Rose Selection Night

May 28, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ballyroe Heights Hotel saw its fair share of glamour and style at the weekend. On Friday the Connect Kerry Women In Business awards took place while on Saturday it was the turn of the Kerry Rose contestants and their supporters to dress to impress. Celine O’Shea was chosen at […]

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The railings at Tralee Town Park will be brightened up this summer.

‘Art In The Park’ Starts Next Saturday For The Summer

May 28, 2018 at 10:18 am 1 comment

STARTING this weekend, Saturday, June 2 and on every Saturday in Summer until the end of August, ‘Art in the Park Tralee’ will take place. Organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance, this is an outdoor exhibition space that is providing artists with an opportunity to exhibit and sell their work in the heart of Tralee Town Centre. […]

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Gathering In The  Square In Support Of CervicalCheck Scandal Victims

Gathering In The Square In Support Of CervicalCheck Scandal Victims

May 28, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

A GATHERING will be held in the Square, Tralee from 5pm to 6.30pm on Wednesday, May 30 in support of those affected by the cervical check scandal and by screening misdiagnoses. Organisers are asking that people wear red on the day. It’s part of the Standing4Women movement which is holding […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport To Receive €1.2m Capital Funding Boost

May 28, 2018 at 10:15 am 1 comment

THERE’S good news for Kerry Airport today as it’s being announced that it is to receive €1.222m in capital funding. Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin announced the funding on his facebook page this morning. “Minister Ross and I are announcing significant government […]

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Bagatelle, Brendan Grace And High Kings For Summer At The Gleneagle

Bagatelle, Brendan Grace And High Kings For Summer At The Gleneagle

May 27, 2018 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE summer schedule of concerts and events has been launched at the Gleneagle Hotel and INEC Killarney. The nonstop line up of events features something for everyone including music, kids shows, comedy, dance and musicals. Every Monday during July and August they welcome Michael English to the line-up, the legendary […]

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Ryan Clifford and family at the CBS Primary School First Holy Communion at St John's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For CBS Primary Pupils

May 27, 2018 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

IT may have been a dull Saturday morning in town, but the smiles of the young girls and boys brightened up the mood at St John’s Church. The occasion was the First Holy Communion for two classes of CBS Primary School pupils who converged on the church with their families. Scroll […]

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Katie Dennehy, Ewelina Jaworska, Rachel Driscoll and Edel Moran at the Mercy Mounthawk Graduation at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines For Mercy Mounthawk’s Graduation Day

May 27, 2018 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather was perfect for photographs after the Sixth Year students of Mercy Mounthawk celebrated their graduation at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Friday afternoon. The church was packed with the families of around 180 students who reflected on their time in the school. Then it was out […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 27, 2018 at 11:18 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… Last minute campaigning on the streets of Tralee… We’re all […]

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Great Events In Tralee For Cruinniú na nÓg Next Month

Great Events In Tralee For Cruinniú na nÓg Next Month

May 27, 2018 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

Cruinniú na nÓg is taking place all over Ireland on Saturday June 23 and as the national day of creativity for children and young people, the programme in Kerry looks set to enthuse new comers and creative enthusiasts alike. The programme offers a fine selection of free events from 11.00 […]

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Celine O'Shea, the new Kerry Rose. Photo: Kerry Rose Centre Facebook

Celine Is Our New Kerry Rose

May 27, 2018 at 11:13 am 1 comment

THE Kerry Rose has been chosen and she hails from Cahersiveen. Celine O’Shea’s name was called out by Daithi Ó Sé at the end of the Kerry Rose Selection last night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Celine is a social care worker and works as a Dementia activities facilitator in […]

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Kerry Votes Yes To Repeal The 8th Amendment

Kerry Votes Yes To Repeal The 8th Amendment

May 26, 2018 at 4:30 pm 1 comment

  THE result is in from the count centre in Killarney and Kerry has given a Yes vote to repealing the 8th Amendment. The tallies from earlier this afternoon were confirmed just before 4.30pm as the official count was Yes — 58.27% (40,285) No — 41.73% (28,851). The total electorate […]

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Stephanie Moroney, Carly Norris and Kathleen Powell at the Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards (Part 2)

May 26, 2018 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we reported earlier (click here for previous coverage), the Connect Kerry Women in Business awards was another stylish affair in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. There was a host of awards given out on the night to winners from all over the county, on a night filled […]

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Ciarán Duffin with Helen and Ronan Falvey at the Optimal Fitness Corporate Challenge 10k/5k from Aspen Grove on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glorious Weather For The Optimal Fitness Corporate Challenge

May 26, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone for the Optimal Fitness Tralee’s 5k and 10k Corporate Challenge from Aspen Grove on Friday with around 22o registering for the event. There were companies from all over Kerry taking part and there was a great atmosphere before the runners set off on the route at 7pm. As […]

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Ten Places In Town To Watch Liverpool v Real Madrid

Ten Places In Town To Watch Liverpool v Real Madrid

May 26, 2018 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

“Six times! We’ve won it six tiiimes/In Kiev, we won it six times!” How that chant sounds depends on where your loyalties lie. For Liverpool supporters it would be as mellifluous and soothing as a babbling brook on a sunny day. For most other soccer fans it would sound like […]

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Nollaig McCarthy, Catriona Kennedy, Catherine Keane and Lisa Martin at the Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards (Part 1)

May 26, 2018 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

FABULOUS glamour, style, fun, food and awards made for a wonderful night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel for the annual Connect Kerry Women in Business Awards. Organised by Margaret Kissane Publisher and Editor of Connect Magazine, the Awards celebrated and recognised the enormous entrepreneurial talent and success of women who […]

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Know Your Rights: Carer’s Support Grant

May 26, 2018 at 8:58 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’m a full-time carer and getting Carer’s Allowance. Last year I got a Carer’s Support Grant – will I get it again this year? Answer: The Carer’s Support Grant is […]

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Breaking In.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Breaking In’ Is A Trainwreck Of A Movie

May 26, 2018 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Breaking In’ almost had him breaking out of the Omniplex.. Reviewing movies for TraleeToday.ie on a weekly basis has seen me experience a large variety of films which, in general, have been enjoyable (some surprisingly so)  with the odd turkey rearing its head now and again, but […]

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Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. Photo: Andy Gott/flickr

Charles And Camilla Expected In Tralee Next Month

May 25, 2018 at 2:02 pm 1 comment

PRINCE Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will spend some time in Tralee when they pay a visit to Cork and Kerry next month. It turns out the resurfacing of the Brandon carpark is in preparation for the arrival of the couple who are expected visit Siamsa […]

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Melanie Nic Phiarais, Édith de Faoite,  Shauna Ní Mhuircheartaigh, Una Ní Bhrosnacháin, Niamh Ní Churtáin and Eimear Ní Dhuinnín at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí annual awards on Thursday evening at Ballygarry House Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Enjoy Annual Awards Night

May 25, 2018 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a night to celebrate achievement at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí graduation ceremony at Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday night as students accepted a range of awards. The special guest speaker for the evening was poet and writer Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, a past pupil of the school, who just last […]

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Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley with Mercy Mounthawk students Daniel Sheehy, Hannah Shalvey and Felix Walker, Kevin O'Connor and James Hussey of Cumann Iosaef at Clogherasta in Hawley Park for the screening of the students' documentary on the services of Cumann Iosaef. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Students Highlight Importance Of Cumann Iosaef In Documentary

May 25, 2018 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THREE TY students from Mercy Mounthawk have made a documentary about Cumann Iosaef Community Centre outlining the importance of its work to the local community, Daniel Sheehy, Felix Walker and Hannah Shalvey were prompted to make the film, ‘A Threshold Of Decency’, after a suggestion from their English teacher. The […]

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Katelyn Kearney (Excellent Attendance), Karolina Szlapka (Diligence) and  Andrea Foley (Overall Positive Progress) at the Coláiste Gleann Lí awards on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Awards Day Arrives For Coláiste Gleann Lí Students

May 25, 2018 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE 2017/2018 year was another huge success for the growing school which has seen enrolments continue to increase at a rapid rate and this was celebrated at their annual awards on Thursday afternoon. In response to the growing enrolments, the sod has been turned on a €1.1 million euro extension […]

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