Archive for May, 2018

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 6:10 pm Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

  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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

May 21, 2018 at 5:32 pm Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

  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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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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Tralee-Based Company Wins At National Start-Up Awards

Tralee-Based Company Wins At National Start-Up Awards

May 21, 2018 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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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Principal of Spa NS Peter Linehan with Rowena Savage and Elma Walsh at the Spa NS Donal Walsh 6k Family Fun Run/Walk on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take The Donal Walsh Spa NS 6k Challenge

May 21, 2018 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Live Life’ spirit shone brightly in Spa last Sunday with close to 600 people turning out for the ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ hosted by the local school. The family fun day was organised by the school community in honour of Donal, their past pupil. “We wanted to honour […]

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Yummy Cafe Wants Your Vote In Nationwide Competition

Yummy Cafe Wants Your Vote In Nationwide Competition

May 21, 2018 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE cafe/restaurant is on a shortlist to find Ireland’s favourite family restaurant. Organised by Today FM’s Weekend Breakfast programme, Yummy Cafe on Dominick Street is the only Kerry restaurant on the shortlist with businesses in Dublin, Galway, Offaly, Waterford and Cork aiming to be crowned ‘The Best Family Restaurant […]

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A battle for the ball in midfield. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Disappointment As Westmeath Enjoy Victory

May 20, 2018 at 9:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran says Kerry have a massive task ahead of them after losing to Westmeath on Sunday in Austin Stack Park… Kerry 0-15 Westmeath 2-12 Kerry lost out to Westmeath by three points in round three of the Joe McDonagh Cup in a closely fought contest in Austin Stack Park […]

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A last minute rehearsal before the opening show. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Musical Society Gets Four AIMS Awards Nominations

May 20, 2018 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) have announced the nominations for their annual awards and Tralee Musical Society has received four. The are Best Stage Management for ‘All Shook Up’, Des Hurley; Best Visual for ‘Children of Eden’, Lena Lynch & Team; Best Chorus for ‘Children of Eden’ and Best Director for ‘Children […]

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Met Eireann Issues Rainfall Warning For Kerry

May 20, 2018 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

HOW quickly things can change. After the lovely day we enjoyed yesterday, it’s all about to get very wet indeed. A Status Yellow Rainfall Warning has been issued for Kerry and ten other counties — Longford, Cavan, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo, Clare, Cork and Limerick. This spell of rain […]

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Tara Dowling and family Patrick, Rita, Pat, James and Sean at the First Holy Communion Day for Blennerville school pupils in Curraheen on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Communion Day For Moyderwell, Holy Family And Blennerville School Pupils

May 20, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

THEY couldn’t have asked for a nicer day. The sun shone down on three churches in the Tralee area on Saturday morning as the big day arrived for pupils from local schools. St John’s Church hosted Moyderwell Primary pupils, Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church was the venue for Holy […]

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The crowd joins Harry and Megan at the Royal Wedding day fundraiser in Skelper Quane's on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Toasting Harry And Megan’s Wedding At Fundraiser In Quane’s

May 20, 2018 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the eyes of the world were on Windsor for the royal wedding on Monday, the clever people at Kerry Hospice decided to take advantage of the interest in the nuptials. Tickets at €10 were sold for a Royal Wedding themed day at Skelper Quane’s in Blennerville to raise funds […]

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Members of  Kerry Youth Choral Group, performing in the Christmas Concert at the Creative Ireland, Kerry Youth Choral performance at the Acoustic Club, INEC, Killarney. The  trained by Voiceworks Director, Gemma Sugrue, and vocal coaches Lisa Curran & Clare Adams. The Choral group is an initiative of Kerry County Council Arts Department, Creative Ireland Programme.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS**

‘Kerry Sing Together’ Camp Takes Place In Tralee Next Month

May 20, 2018 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

CONTINUING on from a hugely successful series of youth choral workshops and performances in 2017, Creative Ireland Kerry, co-ordinated by the Kerry County Council’s Arts Office has arranged an even greater number of opportunities for youth singing in six locations, including Tralee, across the county during the month of June. […]

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Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Life

Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Life

May 20, 2018 at 10:45 am 1 comment

ONE of the great advantages of writing my own article is that I have the opportunity to ask myself my own questions and in turn give my own answers. With this in mind I am going to ask myself perhaps the deepest question that there is to ask. ‘Roger, what […]

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Looking at their 'time capsules' were Vivien Ahern, Anna Sheehy, Maebh Pierse and Amy Qejvani at the Presentation Secondary School Graduation Day on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Reliving The Past While Looking To The Future At Presentation Graduation

May 19, 2018 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a day of emotion and optimism for the sixth years of Presentation Secondary on Friday as they enjoyed graduation day. The 96 students were joined by their families and staff from the school for mass in St John’s Church. Head Girls Eva Dillane and Aine O’Sullivan both gave […]

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Senior Mens MVPs Liam O'Sullivan and Fergal O'Sullivan

PHOTOS: Celebrating A Great Year For St Brendan’s Basketball Club

May 19, 2018 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE St. Brendan’s Basketball Club Season 2017/2018 Awards took place on Friday night at Moyderwell Gym in Tralee. A huge crowd of club players, coaches, members and friends gathered to celebrate the club’s excellent season and selection as KABB Club of the Year. Fr. Tadhg Fitzgerald from St. John’s celebrated […]

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People attending the protest at HSE buildings on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Protest At HSE Buildings In Support Of CervicalCheck Victims

May 19, 2018 at 8:59 am 1 comment

THERE was great support from passing motorists for the people who held a protest outside the HSE buildings in Rathass to show support for the victim of the CervicalCheck scandal. Sinn Fein Cllr Toireasa Ferris was among the men and women present holding placards and encouraging people to blast their […]

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