Archive for May, 2018

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Section Of Farranfore To Castleisland Road To Close From May 24

May 15, 2018 at 6:08 pm Comments are Disabled

A SECTION of the N23 road between Farranfore and Castleisland will be closed to traffic from Thursday next, May 24 to facilitate the demolition and rebuilding of Dysert Bridge on the N23 national primary route. The road closure is being put in place for safety reasons and to allow for […]

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Cumann Iosaef Needs Funding To Cover Extra Costs For Meals On Wheels Service

Cumann Iosaef Needs Funding To Cover Extra Costs For Meals On Wheels Service

May 15, 2018 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

MANAGEMENT at Cumann Iosaef Community Centre have asked councillors of Tralee Municipal District to help them in their appeal to the Government for extra funding, after the increase in the minimum wage came in earlier this year. Their meals on wheels service operates seven days a week, all year round, […]

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Gardaí Warning Tralee Businesses About Change Scam

Gardaí Warning Tralee Businesses About Change Scam

May 15, 2018 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are warning businesses to be aware of a scam where people coming in looking for change. An incident happened in Tralee last week where a male entered a shop. He wanted to change a large amount of notes into different denominations. After the transaction was completed, he changed his […]

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Call For Designated Amenities For Children With Autism And Disabilities

Call For Designated Amenities For Children With Autism And Disabilities

May 15, 2018 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has been called upon to ensure inclusion for all by providing funding and lands where feasible for the development/ extension of playgrounds for children with disabilities and designated walks and amenities in a safe and quiet environment for children with Autism. Councillor Michael Cahill, who made the […]

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Pupils from St Brendan's NS Blennerville looking forward to the fashion show with teacher Sorcha Ryan. Colette Price and Gráinne Smith of the Parents Council and teacher Olivia Ní She. Photo by Dermot Crean

Pupils To Take To The Runway At Blennerville School Fashion Show

May 15, 2018 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

ST Brendan’s National School, Blennerville are taking to the catwalk shortly for the first time, as they are busily preparing for their Fashion Show fundraiser. The event will take place in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday, May 31 and promises to be a fantastic night of entertainment, fashion and fun […]

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There Were Kerry Winners At The ‘Food Oscars’ In Dublin Last Night

There Were Kerry Winners At The ‘Food Oscars’ In Dublin Last Night

May 15, 2018 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were Kerry winners at at the Irish Restaurant Awards which were held in Dublin last night. The Apprentice Chef Programme, founded by IT Tralee lecturer Mark Murphy and Firies-based chef Mark Doe, was awarded the All Ireland Local Food Hero title, the Park Hotel Kenmare won Best Hotel and Guesthouse in […]

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Some of the crowd at the vigil. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Gather For Silent Vigil To Support Victims Of CervicalCheck Scandal

May 15, 2018 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 400 people gathered in The Square in Tralee on Monday evening for a silent vigil to stand in solidarity with Emma Mhic Mhathúna and all the other women and their families affected by the CervicalCheck scandal. The 37 year old mother of five who lives in west Kerry was diagnosed […]

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Iceland Creates 20 New Jobs At New North Kerry Store

Iceland Creates 20 New Jobs At New North Kerry Store

May 15, 2018 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

ICELAND set to open second its second Kerry store next week creating 20 new jobs. The food retailer will open its newest store in Units 1 and 2 Old Mill Lane, Listowel on Tuesday, May 22. They have operated in Tralee since 2015. The new Listowel store spans 8,200 square […]

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Professional Beggars Making Hundreds And Throwing Away Food Donated To Them

Professional Beggars Making Hundreds And Throwing Away Food Donated To Them

May 15, 2018 at 10:11 am 1 comment

GARDAI and councillors in Tralee Municipal District are encouraging people not to give money or food to people described as ‘professional beggars’ operating in town since late last year. The Sinn Fein councillor said well-meaning people trying to help them were being ‘taken for a ride’ by these beggars. Speaking […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

May 14, 2018 at 5:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Round 4 of The Senior Football County League Ballymac v Listowel Emmets Referee : James O’Sullivan In what was a beautiful summer evening in Ballymac,  Ballymac were host to Listowel Emmets for the fourth round of The Senior County League . A great atmosphere surrounded the field as both teams […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

May 14, 2018 at 5:55 pm Comments are Disabled

Co League 2018 – Round 4 John Mitchels v St Mary’s We played St Mary’s in Round 4 of the Co League at home last Saturday evening. Conditions were perfect with a slight breeze in favour of St Mary’s in the 1st half. John Mitchels raced into an early lead […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

May 14, 2018 at 5:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  Seniors: Division 1: Tús maith leath na hoibre – a good start is half the battle and this was certainly the case in Killarney on Sat  when we lost our unbeaten run  in the county league, going down by the minimum to Legion. We were off the pace in […]

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St Pats

St Pat’s GAA Club News

May 14, 2018 at 5:48 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 03, 15, 17 & 21. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Noreen O Flaherty c/o Tommy Brosnan, Irene O Sullivan Curraheen, Andrew Breewood Derrymore West, Patrick Dillane Clahane  and George Poff Lohercannon. Next […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

May 14, 2018 at 5:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior: Churchill continued their 100% start to the County League with a comprehensive win away to Knocknagoshel on Sunday afternoon. We registered 6 goals in a 23 point victory with a final score-line of Knocknagoshel 1-07; Churchill 6-15. Ivan Parker helped himself to three goals with JJ Prior grabbing two […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

May 14, 2018 at 5:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  SENIOR FOOTBALL: Glenflesk 0-7; Austin Stacks 1-13. This round 4 Co. League game played at a dry and sunny Barraduff on Saturday evening (12th May) produced some brilliant passages of football from both sides. The final score-line didn’t really do justice to the home side who looked dangerous every […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

May 14, 2018 at 5:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil senior team travelled to Milltown on Saturday evening to take on Milltown/Castlemaine in round 4 of the County League. Dara Devine opened the scoring for Na Gaeil with a pointed free after three minutes. The home team scored the next two points. Dara Devine pointed his 2ndfree […]

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U8 Team that won all their games at Blitz in Crotta last Thursday evening.

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

May 14, 2018 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

INTER-COUNTY : Brendan O’Leary and James O’Connor were part of the Kerry team that defeated Laois in their 2nd game of the Joe McDonagh Cup last Sunday afternoon in Austin Stacks Park. Final Score : Laois 3-20 Kerry 0-19. Next up is Westmeath, next Sunday(20th) @ 3.00pm in Austin Stacks Park. Jack […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

May 14, 2018 at 5:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Well Done Mount Brandon Climbers: Many thanks to Dermot, who organised our excellent guide Gerry, also Terry O’S who was our back-marker, Maria and Siobhan who car-pooled us to Faha and all those who helped the Tralee Parnells Camogie Féile players make it to the Summit of Brandon Sunday. Well […]

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Milltown Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Club News

May 14, 2018 at 5:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Under 14’s Best of luck to our Under 14’s in their Division 3 County League Semi Final versus Na Gaeil in Milltown Castlemaine GAA Grounds on this Wednesday May 16th with a 7 pm throw in. Ian and his team have done tremendous work with this young group of players […]

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At the launch of Listowel June Bank Holiday Race Meeting were (from left) Brenda Daly (Listowel Race Company), John Galvin (Chairman Listowel Race Company), Eilish Stack (Organiser) and Sinead O Brien (judge of Ladies Day - also known as ‘Sinead Curvy Style’) . Photo Credit: John Kelliher

If you are looking for serious racing, serious fun and sensational Summer style  . . . then race to the forthcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th of June.  As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised music after racing each evening.  The fashion highlight, Ladies Day on Sunday 3rd of June, will be judged by award winning soprano, model, and social media star, Sinead O’Brien, known also as “Sinead’s Curvy Style”. There is a total prize fund of €5,000, generously sponsored by the businesses and publicans of Listowel town. For more information on Listowel Races contact 068 21144 / 21172 or visit www.listowelraces.ie #listowelraces

Looking Forward To Ladies Day At Listowel This June Bank Holiday Weekend

May 14, 2018 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

SERIOUS racing, serious fun and sensational Summer style  are on the cards at the forthcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday/Monday June 3/4. As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised music after racing each evening. The fashion […]

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Gardaí Investigate Two Burglaries And An Assault In Tralee Area

Gardaí Investigate Two Burglaries And An Assault In Tralee Area

May 14, 2018 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to the public for information after two burglaries in town over the past week and an assault in Tralee town centre. Between the night of May 8 and the morning of May 9, a house was broken into in the Beenoskee area of Ballyard. A quantity of […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin turns the sod on the new extension for Coláiste Gleann Lí.

Minister Turns Sod On €1.1m Extension Works At Coláiste Gleann Lí

May 14, 2018 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

BRENDAN Griffin TD, Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport    officially turned the sod today on the site of Coláiste Gleann Lí post-primary school. This marks the commencement of extensive building works, valued at €1.1 million, by Kerry Education and Training Board which will see […]

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Showjumping at the County Fair. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Enjoy The Kingdom County Fair On Sunday

May 14, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE car-parks were jammed to capacity as the weather gods smiled for the Kingdom County Fair  in Ballybeggan on Sunday. There was so much to see from the agricultural competitions, family entertainment, stalls, dog show, equestrian competitions, arts and crafts, food demos and loads more. The fine weather was a […]

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Musicians at the Donal Walsh music day in town on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Weekend To Remember Donal Walsh

May 14, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THIS weekend marked the fifth anniversary of the passing of Donal Walsh and two special events took place to remember the young man who continues to make such an impact on people’s lives. On Friday there was a special anniversary Mass celebrated in Knock with 3,000 students attending from all […]

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A Liverpool Legend Is Coming For A Meet And Greet in Kerry This September

A Liverpool Legend Is Coming For A Meet And Greet in Kerry This September

May 14, 2018 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S an exciting time to be a Liverpool fan, especially with the European Champions League Cup Final coming up on May 26. Now, following on from the appearance of Jamie Carragher last month in Killarney, 5Times Events are advertising that a fellow Kop legend Robbie Fowler is coming to the […]

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REPORT: Kerry Get Back On Track In Joe McDonagh Cup

REPORT: Kerry Get Back On Track In Joe McDonagh Cup

May 14, 2018 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on Kerry’s win against Laois in the Joe McDonagh Cup in Austin Stack Park in Tralee on Sunday… Kerry 3-20 Laois 0-19 Three goals in the first half set Kerry on their way to their first win in the Joe McDonagh Cup,. The first goal came from Jack […]

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Kerry Rose contestants Laura Bourke (The Ashe Hotel), Sarah Leahy (Dingle Bay Hotel), Celine O'Shea (St Luke's Home), Mairead Browne (Nicholas Browne & Sons Ltd) and Patricia Kerins (Divanes Volkswagen) at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Saturday night. Photo by Will Nolan

PHOTOS: A Night At The Dogs For Kerry Rose Contestants

May 13, 2018 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S just two weeks away now, so most of the Kerry Rose contestants got together again for an evening of fun at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium last night. As is traditional over the past number of years, the ladies from all over the county enjoyed the fine sunny evening and […]

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At back; Catherine Goggin, Amy Goggin and Oonagh Ferris. In front; Aisling McHale, Emma Goggin and Ríona McGrath at the 'Silence Is Golden Lippy Sing' event in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night Of Fun With A Serious Message At Film Premiere

May 13, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was some amazing lip syncing performances at a night to mark the Tralee premiere of a new short film made by four local women. ‘Silence Is Golden — From Birth To Death’ is a short film made by Stormm Productions which is made up of four women, Miriam Moriarty Owens, […]

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Roger Harty: Emotion (Energy in motion) Put To The Test

Roger Harty: Emotion (Energy in motion) Put To The Test

May 13, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

WELL I have decided to avail of the wonderful delights that Kerry Airport offers and I have availed of the chance to travel to Berlin. Berlin has so many sights to explore and it is great to have the opportunity to do so. I use the word opportunity instead of […]

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Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony cuts the tape to start the Darkness Into Light walk from CBS The Green on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Turn Out Again For Darkness Into Light Tralee

May 12, 2018 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY came in their thousands again to CBS The Green for the third annual Darkness Into Light Tralee walk and once again the weather was ideal for the event. From just after 3am they started to arrive for the Pieta House fundraiser which has raised tens of thousands over the […]

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