Archive for June 22nd, 2018

David Moran on the attack from the start. Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s The Kerry Team To Face Cork On Saturday

June 22, 2018 at 8:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry team to face Cork on Saturday night in Páirc Ui Chaoimh features one change from the game against Clare. Ronan Shanahan of Austin Stacks will be on the bench as Brian O Beaglaioch comes in at corner back. It’s another mix of experience and youth as the Kingdom […]

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Most Drink-Driving Offences Detected In Urban Parts Of Kerry

Most Drink-Driving Offences Detected In Urban Parts Of Kerry

June 22, 2018 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

DRINK-DRIVING detections were down slightly in the January to May of this year compared to the same period in 2017 and most of these are in urban parts of the Kerry, according to the latest statistics revealed by gardaí at the Joint Policing Committee meeting in Kerry County Council on […]

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Samhradh Samhradh…a Unique  Kerry Solstice open air ceremony at  Killaclohane Portal Tomb, a 6000 year old burial site,  on the the second night  of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí  in Milltown, Co Kerry, celebrating  mid-Kerry’s ancient rituals and musical heritage, invoking the spiritual connections with the Neolithic age. Dingle Druid, Juli Ní Mhaoileoin performed the opening ceremony,    Solstice Bonfire was ablaze,  percussive rhythms from Drum Dance Ireland. Uileann piper Barry Lynch and harpist Reidun Schlesinger performed some of the ancient music of Ireland and a group of local musicians will play the tunes they listened and danced to in mid-Kerry a century ago. Sliabh Luachra poet, Eileen Sheehan performed of her work and singer, Joan Greene celebrated in song the different international Solstice ceremonies from around the world.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS***

PHOTO GALLERY: Beautiful Night For Summer Solstice Ceremony At Killaclohane Portal Tomb

June 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm 1 comment

A UNIQUE cultural celebration of the Summer Solstice at the iconic 6,000 year-old Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown took place last night and they had wonderful weather for it. A highlight of this year’s Kerry Fleadh Cheoil which takes place in the mid-Kerry town this week, it saw a large crowd […]

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Renowned Kerry Priest receives prestigious Kerry Association Arts Award .Pictured at the National Library of Ireland in Dublin was Rev.J.Anthony Gaughan who received the Kerry Association in Dublin Arts Award  with Miriam O’Callaghan and Keelin Kissane Chairperson of the Kerry Association in Dublin (right).
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Fr. Anthony Gaughan Receives Kerry Association In Dublin Arts Award

June 22, 2018 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

LISTOWEL-BORN historian and author, Father Anthony Gaughan, has received this year’s Kerry Association in Dublin Arts Award. Fr. Gaughan, a former parish priest in the Archdiocese of Dublin, has written extensively about the history, personalities and politics of Kerry and beyond. His publications include several acclaimed books and articles including ‘Austin […]

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Participants take off at the Summer Solstice 10k Race from the Town Park on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celebrating The Summer Solstice With A 10k Run

June 22, 2018 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone for the large number of runners taking part in the Tralee Summer Solstice 10K Run which started in the Town Park on Thursday night. It was a glorious evening for the event which was started back in 2005 by Jim McNeice. Just under 150 runners finished the race […]

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Sara Peterniec, Shania Coffey and Lily O'Brien at graduation night in the Moyderwell Mercy school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pupils Look Back On Their Time In Moyderwell At Graduation Night

June 22, 2018 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a time for celebration and reflection at Moyderwell Mercy Primary School on Thursday evening, as sixth class pupils graduated after eight years of hard work and fun times. Principal Moira Quinlan spoke very highly of the pupils and presented them with a certificate and medal to mark their […]

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Cruinniú na nÓg, which celebrates and encourages children and young people’s participation in culture and creativity is taking place all over Ireland on Saturday June 23rd next. As the national day of creativity for children and young people, the programme in Kerry with free events from 11.00 to 5.00pm in the towns of Listowel, Tralee and Killarney, Dingle, Sliabh Luachra, Milltown, Brosna, Cahirciveen, Killorglin, and Kenmare. Pupils from Ardfert National School, rehearsing their dance movements with Kerry County Council Dance Artist Maria Svensson were Elsa Lawlor and Louise Lane  in Ardfert Cathedral ahead of Saturday’s main event.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

Five Things To Do This Weekend

June 22, 2018 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Get the barbecues out because it’s going to be a hot, hot weekend. If you’re not heading to the beach then here’s a few things to do in Tralee and beyond… Friday 1. Fashion and fun… Why not kick off the weekend at Connect Kerry’s Cocktails and Canapes Night at […]

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