Archive for June 11th, 2018

Gardaí Appeal For Information On Crimes In Kerry

Gardaí Appeal For Information On Crimes In Kerry

June 11, 2018 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to the public for any assistance with solving two crimes over the past week. Between Tuesday, June 5  at 5pm to Wednesday, June 6 at 8.30am, there was a container and portakabin broken into and items taken on a building site on the Killeen Road, Tralee. If […]

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Last year's Austin Stacks 'Strictly Come Dancing' winners, Norma O'Connor and Kevin Cotter are joined by Mairead Fernane and Aidan O'Connor of Austin Stacks and Fiona Kirby of Kirby's Brogue Inn at the launch of the event on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks ‘Strictly’ To Return Again This August

June 11, 2018 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

NOW in its 11th year, the Austin Stacks ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ fundraiser will return later this summer for what is sure to be another fantastic night in the Dome. It’s just 10 weeks away and the organisers are still looking for dancers to take part in the event which has […]

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Roscommon Rose, Eimear Reynolds.

Roscommon Rose To Lead Choral Concert For Recovery Haven

June 11, 2018 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Roscommon Rose, Eimear Reynolds, will be visiting Kerry a little earlier than her fellow Roses this year as she heads up the 75-member Roscommon Solstice  Choir at a fundraising concert at Killarney Cathedral on Sunday, June 17. Eimear – the choir’s musical director and soloist – will lead […]

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Kay McNamara of the Rosemary Day Centre, receives a cheque from Inspired. Photo by Dermot Crean

Inspired Tea Morning Raises Hundreds For Rosemary Day Centre

June 11, 2018 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE participants at Inspired at Friary Lane were delighted to hand over proceeds of a recent fundraiser to the Rosemary Day Centre. The members of the group held a tea morning last month and raised a total of €410 as Maree O’Connor, a co-ordinator with the group, explained. “One of […]

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Olympic bronze medalist Rob Heffernan and his wife and coach Marian Heffernan launch the inaugural National Lottery Good Causes Awards aimed at honouring the inspiring work and achievements of thousands of projects, clubs and individuals all over Ireland.Pictured at the launch in Dublin Castle was Irish Olympic Hero Marian Heffernan and Kate Finnegan,Aisling Ni Cheallaigh,Sara Granda and Marie Dee from Fidget Feet a Limerick-based aerial dance group all of whom benefitted from National Lottery funding.
The significant new Awards initiative, which will have seven categories, will recognise the incredible difference that National Lottery-funded projects have made to communities all over the country in recent years.
Nearly 30 cent in every €1 spent on National Lottery games – or over €619,000 per day – goes back to Good Causes all over the country in the areas of Sports, Arts, Culture, Heritage, Community, Health, Youth and the Irish Language. Last year alone more than €226 million was raised by players of National Lottery games for such Good Causes
More info contact Robert Magee-National Lottery Press Office
01 836 4444 / 087 670 6826

Chance For Past Kerry Beneficiaries Of Lottery Funding To Win €35,000

June 11, 2018 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

CLUBS, projects and individuals in Kerry who have benefitted from National Lottery Good Cause funding have been invited to enter an exciting new national competition with the chance of winning a total of €35,000. The new National Lottery Good Causes Awards, launched this week, are aimed at honouring the inspiring […]

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The huge crowds at Féile na mBláth in the Town Park on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Royal Recipe For Fun, Colour And Excitement At Féile Na mBláth

June 11, 2018 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

FORGET Chelsea Flower Show, because the visit of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall coincides with the magnificent Féile na mBláth at The Park Festival from this Friday June 15 to Sunday, June 17 in Tralee Town Park. Organisers promise the crowds will be treated like kings, queens, princes […]

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