Archive for May, 2018

The large group gathers at the start for the 10K & 5K Paul Lucey Memorial Run/Walk ‘Run for the Rock’ on Monday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

May 8, 2018 at 5:29 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR MANY MORE PHOTOS FROM THE EVENT, CLICK HERE PAUL LUCEY MEMORIAL RUN/WALK. The 10K & 5K Paul Lucey Memorial Run/Walk ‘Run for the Rock’, which took place in ideal weather conditions on this Bank Holiday Monday morning (7th May), was a resounding success, with over 500 competitors taking part. Thanks […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

May 8, 2018 at 5:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Mount Brandon Walk for Féile: Parnells will hold a sponsored walk up Mount Brandon Sunday the 13th, to raise much needed finds to send out under 14 Camogie team to Féile 2018 in Connaught. Sponsorship cards available from under 14 Camogie management, or WhatsApp to Mike Roger on 087 224 0437, or […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

May 8, 2018 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Sympathy: The club extends sympathy to the O’Connor family, Chapel Lane on the death of Tommy. Tommy has been a long serving executive member down through the years and is presently our Vice President. Tommy also served as postman for many years in the village and beyond. May your soul […]

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Free Basketball Clinic With American College Team Coaches

Free Basketball Clinic With American College Team Coaches

May 8, 2018 at 5:09 pm Comments are Disabled

BASKETBALL lovers might be interested in this free upcoming event next Monday. A basketball coaching clinic in Mercy Mounthawk, Tralee from 7pm-10pm, given by three American NCAA Division 1 college coaches from the MACC (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Jody Craig from Monmouth University, Brian Giorgis from Marist College and Jada […]

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The contestants, judges and organising committee of Churchill GAA Lip Sing Battle. Photo by Dermot Crean

Churchill GAA Club News

May 8, 2018 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior: Churchill 3-09; Kerins O’Rahillys B 1-07. Churchill survived a scare in this Division 5 back game on Saturday evening in Strand Road. Missing a number of players from last weekend’s Championship game we got off to the worst possible start conceding 1-01 in the opening minutes. The remainder of […]

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Gardaí Investigate Spate Of Burglaries In Tralee Area Over Short Period

Gardaí Investigate Spate Of Burglaries In Tralee Area Over Short Period

May 8, 2018 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are investigating four burglaries which occurred in the Tralee area over a short period on Tuesday morning of last week. In the early hours of May 1, at around 2am, two people broke into Dunnes Stores on the North Circular Road and stole a few boxes of confectionary items. […]

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Presentation students present a cheque to Inspired group members on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Students Raise Funds For Inspired Group

May 8, 2018 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION students raised €380 for the Inspired Group during National Flag day back in March and handed over the cheque on Friday last. Teacher, Margaret Barry, explained how the fifth year history students raised the funds. “Presentation Tralee is associated with the Thomas Francis Maher Foundation which aims to promote […]

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Aoibhín Garrihy with Ballyheigue's Scoil Naomh Iosef pupils at the presentation of a €5,000 cheque from Gala Retail.

Aoibhín Garrihy Visits Ballyheigue School To Present A €5,000 Gift From Gala

May 8, 2018 at 12:38 pm 1 comment

AS part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, Gala Retail,  visited Scoil Naomh Iosef in Ballyheigue on Friday last to donate a huge €5,000 to the school as part of its Gala Gifts for Schools competition. Scoil Naomh Iosef was named as a ‘runner-up’ in the Gala Gifts for Schools competition, […]

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Niall Lucey (centre) with Tim Francony and Maurice Kelter at the 10K & 5K Paul Lucey Memorial Run/Walk ‘Run for the Rock’ on Monday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Remember Paul Lucey At Austin Stacks ‘Run For The Rock’

May 8, 2018 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone for the Rockies on what was a wonderful day for the 10k/5K Paul Lucey Memorial Run/Walk ‘Run for the Rock’ on Monday morning from Connolly Park. Seasoned runners joined families at the Austin Stacks base and around 500 finally took off at 11am on the routes. Paul […]

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Ivan Parker and McKenzie Keane at the Churchill GAA 'Lip Sing Battle' at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on  Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Churchill GAA’s ‘Lip Sing Battle’ (Part 2)

May 8, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a fantastic night of entertainment in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday night. The occasion was the Churchill GAA ‘Lip Sing Battle’ and it was an amazing success with over 500 people attending. As we told you yesterday (click here for previous story), John Murray got the nod from […]

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CSO Data Reveals Tralee Live Register Figure Fell 15% In Past Year

CSO Data Reveals Tralee Live Register Figure Fell 15% In Past Year

May 8, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE number of people signing on the Live Register in Tralee in April has decreased by around 5% on the previous month according to the latest data from the  Central Statistics Office. There were 3,665 people on the register in April, a decrease of 181 on March (3,846). It’s a […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

May 7, 2018 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIORS Co League 2018 – Round 4 John Mitchels v St Mary’s Saturday May 12th @ 7.00 p.m. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SENIOR MEN TEAM Round 5 Kerins O’Rahillys v John Mitchels May 27th @ 2.00 p.m. Round 6John Mitchels v Killarney Legion June 10th @ 2.00 p.m. Round 7 John […]

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St Pats

St Pat’s GAA Club News

May 7, 2018 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 10, 17, 22 & 23. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Denis Foley Blennerville, Pat O Shea Curraheen, Assumpta Nolan Tralee, N. Ashe Keel and John McMillan Lohercannon. Next week’s Lotto will have […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

May 7, 2018 at 3:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors: County League Div 1: We tie for 2nd place in the county league after  3 rounds on 5 points, level  with Dr Crokes and one behind pacesetters Spa. We are back in county league action next weekend when we travel to Killarney Legion on Sat 12th where throw in […]

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Ballymac Senior Ladies.

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

May 7, 2018 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Ballymac Senior Fixtures The Ballymac Seniors will take on Listowel Emmets at Ballymac GAA on Saturday the 12th Of May at 7pm at Ballymac for round 4 of The County League. Please come to support our boys as we advance further in this years season. K.L.G.F.A Congratulations on the election […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

May 7, 2018 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

Premier Junior Final  There was heartbreak for Na Gaeil On Sunday in the Premier Junior Football Final in Austin Stack Park, losing out to Beaufort by a single point. Na Gaeil had a blistering start and were four points clear by the 7th minute. Dara Devine put over a free […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee Students Among The Medals At Kerry Schools Track And Field Championships

PHOTOS: Tralee Students Among The Medals At Kerry Schools Track And Field Championships

May 7, 2018 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

AROUND 500 secondary school students from Kerry and West Limerick took part in the annual Kerry Schools Track and Field Championships which took place at the Riocht athletic track on Tuesday last. The rain did not dampen their enthusiasm and an enjoyable day was had by all.  The shields for […]

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PHOTOS: Around 200 People Enjoy The Sunshine On The Kerry Camino

May 7, 2018 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

By Adrienne McLoughlin THE Kerry Camino annual 3-day walk of the Dingle Way, Tralee to Dingle, took place on the May Bank Holiday Weekend and it was another great success in fine weather. Walkers came from all parts of Ireland with participants also from USA, Australia, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and […]

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John Murray gives it some welly. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Fun At Churchill GAA’s ‘Lip Sing Battle’ (Part 1)

May 7, 2018 at 1:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was great fun last night as Churchill GAA staged its first ‘Lip Sing Battle’ at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. A crowd of around 500 people watched on as the contestants took on a number of different guises under the expert tutelage of Jackie O’Mahoney with Sinead Cotter as MC […]

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Midfield action during the game. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Na Gaeil Defeated After Epic Battle With Beaufort

May 7, 2018 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

Na Gaeil 2-18 Beaufort 4-13 HEARTBREAK. Again. Na Gaeil’s quest for a Junior Premier title goes on after they lost to Beaufort by 4-13 to 2-18 in a thrilling game at Austin Stack Park on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Extra-time was needed to separate the teams, but the mid-Kerry side’s […]

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Shane Conway on action. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Falter Against Carlow In Joe McDonagh Cup Match

May 7, 2018 at 11:43 am 1 comment

Mike O’Halloran was at the Joe McDonagh Cup game in Carlow where Kerry were defeated on Sunday… Carlow 0-21 Kerry 0-18 THE final score in the Joe McDonagh Cup game between Kerry and Carlow played in Carlow reads Carlow 0-21 Kerry 0-18 a three point loss for Kerry. It is […]

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Louis Byrne, Norman Foley, John O'Carroll and Declan Costello at the Fenit RNLI Fundraising Cycle from O'Donnell's Mounthawk on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Sunny Morning For The Fenit RNLI Cycle

May 6, 2018 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 50 people set off on the Fenit RNLI Cycle on Saturday morning and thankfully they had a nice day for it. The 50 kilometre event saw cyclists make their way from O’Donnell’s Mounthawk to Farranfore and on to Castleisland before looping back to where they started from. All funds […]

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Listellick NS pupil Barry Laide with parents Pa and Louise and sister Ciara at his First Holy Communion at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Beautiful Day For Listellick And Presentation First Holy Communions

May 6, 2018 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES from all over town gathered at two churches on Saturday morning to see girls and boys receive the sacrament of First Holy Communion. The sun shone at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church where the big day arrived for Listellick NS pupils, while the girls from second class in […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 6, 2018 at 11:39 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)… Fenit looking amazing last weekend… Fenit doing what it does […]

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Kate Sheehan with her painting at the exhibition of art from night classes students at Coláiste Gleann Lí on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Talented Night Class Students Show Their Art At Coláiste Gleann Lí

May 6, 2018 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

NUMEROUS works of art were on display at Coláiste Gleann Lí on Thursday night as students from the evening  art class showed their work. There was a wonderful array of work with displaying the diverse range of skills, talents and techniques, not to mention hard work and dedication of around 35 […]

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Launching the Music Day in aid of the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation and Tralee Rugby Club were front from left; Margaret Mansfield, Elma Walsh and Joe O'Connor. Back from left; Pamela O'Connor, Jim O'Connor, Dave Buckley, Aidan Kelly, Willie Kelly. Seated; Kathleen McDonagh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Day Of Free Entertainment In The Town Centre To Remember Donal Walsh

May 5, 2018 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee musicians have organised a day of music on the streets of Tralee to remember Donal Walsh on the 5th anniversary of his death. Willie Kelly and Jim O’Connor decided to a number of acts together, spread around The Mall and The Square, playing music during Saturday afternoon from […]

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Joe O'Connor and Jordan Lee at the Cara Sports Quiz in O'Donnell's, Mounthawk, on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sports Fans Do Battle At Quiz Night In O’Donnell’s

May 5, 2018 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

A ‘KNOW Your Sport’  quiz in aid of Camp Abilities was held in O’Donnell’s Bar and Restaurant on Thursday night and organisers were very happy with the attendance. Along with the usual rounds of questions, there were some fun elements added with prizes for Best Team and Funniest Answer. Joe O’Connor […]

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Performers in 'Musical Express' in Siamsa Tíre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Musical Extravaganza Entertains The Masses At Siamsa

May 5, 2018 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bank Holiday Weekend got off to a great start in Siamsa Tíre on Friday night as the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre put on an amazing show in ‘Musical Express’. Months of preparation came to fruition as the large troupe of performers presented a variety of musical theatre excerpts from, […]

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Holy Family second class pupils taking part in the Dress In A Mess fundraiser.  Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family Pupils And Staff Have Fun With ‘Dress In A Mess’ Fundraiser

May 5, 2018 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement in Holy Family N.S. on Friday as children and staff took part in a “Dress in a Mess” fundraising initiative. Odd shoes and socks, back to front jumpers and inside out shirts replaced the normal school uniform as children showcased their creative and imaginative skills. Prizes […]

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At the launch of the new programme was Principal of KCFE Mary Lucey, Garda Aidan O’Mahony, Chairperson of KCFE Cllr Terry O'Brien, Community Policing Sergeant Eileen O’Sullivan, Carmel Kelly KCFE,  Inspector Donal Ashe and the Kerry ETB CEO Colm McEvoy. Photo by Dermot Crean

KCFE And Gardaí Collaborate On New Programme Of Study

May 5, 2018 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education has officially launched a new Pre-Garda Programme of Study which will be delivered from next September. This unique and innovative educational collaboration will be delivered with input from the Kerry Division of An Garda Siochana. The Kerry Garda Division will provide a number of presentations, and […]

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