Archive for June, 2018

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 17, 2018 at 1:41 pm 0 comments

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… The crowds were kept well back on Friday… ⁦@rtenews⁩ #RoyalVisitIreland […]

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Mary O'Donoghue, Mena Nolan, Maureen O'Mahony, Bernie Finnerty, Cathy O'Brien and Maureen Clifford at the Midsummer Ladies Lunch at the Oyster Tavern on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Enjoy A Midsummer Lunch At The Oyster Tavern

June 17, 2018 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

A GREAT way to spend a Saturday afternoon. There was a great turnout at the Spa/Fenit Hospice Committee’s Midsummer Ladies Lunch for the Palliative Care Unit at The Oyster Tavern. Ladies looked very stylish as they arrived to gin drinks reception followed by a delicious four course meal. The guest speaker on […]

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Des Hurley, Tralee Musical Society who won 'Best Stage Management for their show 'All Shook Up' receiving his trophy from Seamus Power, President and Rob Donnelly, Vice-President AIMS at the AIMS annual Musical Society awards in the INEC, Killarney at the weekend.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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Des Takes To The Stage To Collect His AIMS Award

June 17, 2018 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

THE Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) awards took place last night and there was a Tralee winner among the winners. Des Hurley took the award for  Best Stage Management for the production of ‘All Shook Up’. Tralee Musical Society received four nominations in all, the others were Best Visual for […]

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Jordan Brick gets his shot away despite Brendan Brosnan's efforts. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS/REPORT: Lixnaw And Ballyduff Prevail In Opening Round Of Championship

June 17, 2018 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran was at the two Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry Hurling Championship opening games in Austin Stack Park last night… Lixnaw 0-16 Kilmoyley 1-12 The championship began on Saturday evening in Austin Stack Park, in the opening game Kilmoyley fell to last years finalists Lixnaw by a point. Colin Sheehy got Lixnaw […]

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Crowds in the Town Park on Saturday.

Loads To See And Do At Féile Na mBláth On Sunday

June 17, 2018 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

FÉILE na mBláth has been a big success again this year as the rain stayed away and families flocked to the Park for fantastic entertainment. Well there’s one more day of fun to go so make the most of it…even if it’s meant to be a bit showery! The food […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: The Prince And Duchess In Tralee, Killarney And Derrynane

June 16, 2018 at 11:21 am 0 comments

YESTERDAY we brought you a selection of photos from Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall’s visit to Siamsa Tíre in Tralee. Well the award-winning photographers, Julien Behal and Kenneth O’Halloran, were commissioned to take photos by the Government and had great access during the royal visit. They sent us […]

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Hundreds Expected For Kilmoyley Tidy Towns Annual 5K / 10K Run And Walk

Hundreds Expected For Kilmoyley Tidy Towns Annual 5K / 10K Run And Walk

June 16, 2018 at 11:21 am 0 comments

KILMOYLEY Tidy Towns is set to host its annual 5K / 10K road race this Sunday, June 24 at 11am. Now in its sixth year, the event has gone from strength to strength and regularly attracts over 200 participants. The run will follow a 5k course starting at Kilmoyley Community […]

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Caroline Kelly, Breda Shanahan, Karima Lopez and Jamesie O'Donoghue at the Sports Quiz in aid of Kerry Hospice on Friday night, part of the Meadowlands Hotel's 20th anniversary celebrations. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Charity Sports Quiz For Meadowlands’ 20th Birthday Celebrations

June 16, 2018 at 11:20 am 0 comments

A CRACKING weekend of entertainment kicked off at the Meadowlands Hotel on Friday and a sports quiz last night whetted the appetite for Saturday’s line-up. Held in aid of Kerry Hospice, it saw a good turnout of knowledgeable sports fans playing for some great prizes. Joe Hennebery of Kerry Hospice […]

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Know Your Rights: Support With Household Running Costs

June 16, 2018 at 11:20 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I’m in my 70s and live alone. Is it there any support available to help me with my household running costs? Answer: The Household Benefits Package may help with […]

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McCann At The Movies: Hyped Up Horror Let Down By Final Act

McCann At The Movies: Hyped Up Horror Let Down By Final Act

June 16, 2018 at 11:19 am 0 comments

Horror movie ‘Hereditary’ has been getting rave reviews but John McCann says the last half hour lets it down… To say that I was looking forward to catching ‘Hereditary’ (as much as anyone can look forward to a horror film!) on the big screen, would be somewhat of an understatement. […]

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Prince Charles and Camilla meet schoolchildren on their way to Siamsa Tire. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO GALLERY: Prince Charles And Camilla Charmed By Visit To Siamsa Tíre

June 15, 2018 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

“Remarkable. At last I have a chance to see Kerry.” — Prince Charles when asked how he was enjoying his visit to the county. THE sun came out just in time as the royal cavalcade pulled up by Siamsa Tíre on Friday afternoon at around 1pm. Security was tight with a huge […]

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Máire Nic Mhathúna and Nóirín de Barra with Bob Casey, Chairperson of the school Board of Management and Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir, at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Emotional Day As Two Teachers Retire At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

June 15, 2018 at 8:30 am 0 comments

TWO women who have given 52 years of service between them to Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn were honoured at the school on Wednesday to mark their upcoming retirement. Máire Nic Mhathúna and Nóirín de Barra will be sorely missed at the school according to Principal  Cáit Uí Chonchúir. “It’s sad to […]

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Bridie Griffin with artist Paudie Lynch at the opening of 'A Sense Of Baile Mhuire' on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Getting ‘A Sense Of Baile Mhuire’ At Art Exhibition

June 15, 2018 at 8:29 am 0 comments

THE fruits of a number of months of work by Tralee Art Group and the clients and staff of Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre were presented on Thursday at a great exhibition at the Balloonagh centre. Officially opened by Mayor of Tralee, Norma Foley, “A Sense of Baile Mhuire” was curated […]

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Pictured at the launch of The Meadowlands Hotel 20th Anniversary Festival in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation which takes place in Tralee 15th-17th June, is (L to R) Marc Ó Sé, Brian O'Se, Dave Elson, Peigí O’Mathúna of Meadowlands Hotel, Avril Hewett, Joe Hennebry, Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice Foundation and (back row) Dusan Bogdanovic and Kieran Donaghy.

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

June 15, 2018 at 8:29 am 0 comments

A royal visit, a ladies lunch and a hotel celebration will make it a special weekend in town. Here’s a few things to do… Friday 1. See the future King… Here’s something that doesn’t happen very often. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall are in Tralee […]

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Gardaí Renew Appeal To Public To Help Find Man Who Went Missing From Tralee

Gardaí Renew Appeal To Public To Help Find Man Who Went Missing From Tralee

June 14, 2018 at 9:09 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are renewing their appeal to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 59-year-old Gilbert Fitzpatrick who is missing from Tralee. Gilbert Fitzpatrick from Navan, Co Meath was last seen at 11.00am on Saturday, June 9. He had been on holiday in Tralee during the week and travelled […]

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Council Gives Notice Of Planning For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Council Gives Notice Of Planning For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

June 14, 2018 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

PUBLIC notice has been given that Kerry County Council plans to carry out development on the Tralee – Fenit Greenway Project. The notice appeared in a local paper today and details the nature and extent of the proposed works. The townlands mentioned are Ballynahoulort, Bawnboy, Clogherbrien, Knockanish East, Knockanish West, Ballygarran, Ballymakegogue, […]

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Mark Doe is joined by representatives from KDYS in launching the “Summer Cooking Made Easy” night.

Chef Mark To Share Summer Food Ideas At Fundraiser For KDYS

June 14, 2018 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

FOR all those who are looking to be inspired with new summer food ideas and become the perfect summer host then this may be the solution. Chef Mark Doe of “Just Cooking” fame will be giving a Cookery Demonstration on Monday, June 25 in Manor West Hotel at 7.30pm as […]

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Tomás Kennedy, winner of the Scoil Eoin 'School Spirit Award', with his family. Photo: Carol Anne O'Donoghue

PHOTOS: Tomás Wins ‘School Spirit Award’ At Scoil Eoin

June 14, 2018 at 2:07 pm 0 comments

SCOIL Eoin gave out their annual Student Council School Spirit Award winner this morning and as always it was a popular choice. Tomás Kennedy, a fifth class pupil, won the award after being nominated twice — once by his class teacher Mr. John Brosnan and also by his P. B. L. […]

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Diarmuid O'Connor evades a tackle. Photo  by Dermot Crean

Two Na Gaeil Players Feature In Kerry U20 Side To Face Limerick

June 14, 2018 at 1:29 pm 0 comments

A NA Gaeil duo will take their places on the Kerry U20 team to play Limerick in the Munster Championship this Friday at 7pm in Newcastle West. Former Kerry minor stars Stefan Okunbor and Diarmuid O’Connor are named in a strong Kerry team which also features Ballymac man Micheál Reidy […]

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Norma Expected To Change Town Chain For County Council One

Norma Expected To Change Town Chain For County Council One

June 14, 2018 at 11:53 am 0 comments

THE current Mayor of Tralee, Norma Foley, will hand over her Mayoral chain to Labour’s Graham Spring later this month. However, the weight off her neck and shoulders won’t last long, as it is expected it will be replaced later that day by the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council chain […]

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Pictured at the launch of The Meadowlands Hotel 20th Anniversary Festival in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation which takes place in Tralee 15th-17th June, is (L to R) Marc Ó Sé, Brian O'Se, Dave Elson, Peigí O’Mathúna of Meadowlands Hotel, Avril Hewett, Joe Hennebry, Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice Foundation and (back row) Dusan Bogdanovic and Kieran Donaghy.

A Weekend Of Celebrations At The Meadowlands Hotel

June 14, 2018 at 10:40 am 0 comments

TRALEE’S Meadowlands Hotel will be play host to sports stars including soccer legend Paul McGrath and Cork’s Seán Óg Ó hAilpín to celebrate its 20th anniversary as a business with a weekend festival this weekend and the Kerry Hospice Foundation will benefit too. The festival, which will take place from June 15-17 on the grounds […]

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Caherleaheen teachers Caroline Redmond and Ann Laverty with Active Schools committee Lila Grace Galway, Darragh O'Callaghan, Connie Feeney, Bobby Byrne and Cathal Morris, celebrating the school's new Active Flag and Science Award. Photo by Dermot Crean

Caherleaheen Celebrates On The Double With Active Flag And Science Award

June 14, 2018 at 10:18 am 0 comments

AS the school year winds down, things seem to be getting busier in many primary schools around Tralee and Caherleaheen is no exception. In the past week they are celebrating getting two awards, Science Foundation Ireland award and an Active Schools Flag where it’s clear a lot of effort has […]

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Brassil Expresses Concern For Families After Liebherr Job Losses

Brassil Expresses Concern For Families After Liebherr Job Losses

June 13, 2018 at 8:35 pm 0 comments

FIANNA Fail TD for Kerry, John Brassil has said the expected job losses at the Liebherr Plant in Killarney will cause deep worry and stress for the 800 strong workforce, their families and the greater Killarney region. It was confirmed by management at the Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. plant in Killarney […]

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Martin Ferris.

Martin Ferris To Attend Siamsa Event In Honour Of Royal Couple

June 13, 2018 at 6:24 pm 0 comments

MARTIN Ferris will attend the event in honour of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall in Tralee this Friday. The Kerry Sinn Féin TD has said that he has accepted an invitation to attend the event in Siamsa Tíre which is being hosted by Kerry County Council. Accepting […]

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

Road Closure Details For Royal Visit To Tralee This Friday

June 13, 2018 at 6:16 pm 0 comments

GARDAI have announced the parking/pedestrian restrictions and road closures that will be in place in Tralee, Killarney and Derrynane for this Friday when Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall visit the county. In Tralee,  Ivy Terrace will close to traffic from approx. 10am to 2pm. Mary Street […]

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Two Tralee Schools Chosen For Pilot Scheme To Increase Creative Activities

Two Tralee Schools Chosen For Pilot Scheme To Increase Creative Activities

June 13, 2018 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

TWO Tralee schools have been chosen to take part in a pilot Government scheme which aims to increase and enhance creative activities within the State’s education system. Presentation Primary School, Tralee and Scoil Eoin Balloonagh, Tralee are two of five Kerry schools chosen in the pilot scheme. The others are Faha National […]

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Hail To The Coach…Jimmy To Receive Basketball Ireland’s Presidents Award

Hail To The Coach…Jimmy To Receive Basketball Ireland’s Presidents Award

June 13, 2018 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

JUST two years after being inducted into the Basketball Ireland Coaches Hall Of Fame, a Tralee man is now to receive its highest honour this Saturday night. Jimmy Diggins will receive the Basketball Ireland Presidents Award at a ceremony in The National Basketball Arena in Tallaght and no better man […]

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Status Yellow Wind Warning Issued For Kerry

Status Yellow Wind Warning Issued For Kerry

June 13, 2018 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

JUST when we thought Met Eireann might be issuing heat warnings, we’re now back on familiar ground. The national service has issued a Status Yellow Wind Warning for Kerry and five other counties — Cavan, Monaghan, Leitrim, Roscommon, Clare — for tonight. On Wednesday evening and night and for a […]

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The contestants in the first Tralee RFC 'Strictly Come Dancing'. Photo by Dave Condon

Meet The Contestants In Tralee Rugby Club’s First ‘Strictly’ Event

June 13, 2018 at 10:53 am 0 comments

TRALEE Rugby Club will be hosting its first Strictly Come Dancing in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday, June 29 and the 11 couples are more than halfway through their two month training programme. This event, which was officially launched at their base in O’Dowd Park on Saturday night, is […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

June 13, 2018 at 10:36 am 0 comments

Intermediate Scratch Cup Results Jun 09th 2018 RESULTS : 1st: Ned O’Shea Jnr (11) 79 Gross 2nd Seamus Enright (12) Gross 82 3rd Daniel F O’Connor (10) Gross 85 4th Aidan Tobin (10) Gross 85 5th Domo Lyne (10) Gross 85 1st Nett: James Judge (14) Nett 73 2nd Nett: […]

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