Archive for July, 2018

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McCann At The Movies: Pixar Delivers Again With ‘The Incredibles 2’

July 28, 2018 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says there’s plenty of family fun as Pixar delivers with style and substance yet again with sequel… After a disappointing run of no more than average movies lately, Incredibles 2 truly could not have come at a better time. In the company of the whole family (including two […]

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Johnnie Wall making a presentation to the late Tommy O'Connor's family at the launch of the Mitchels Boherbee Regeneration Group Exhibition at Tralee Library. Included are, from left; Rory O'Connor, Angela Walsh, Anne O'Connor, Mayor of Tralee Graham Spring, Tracy Dowling, Jimmy Smith, Johnnie Wall and Shannon Dowling. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Explore The History Of The Mitchels Area At Exhibition In Library

July 27, 2018 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re from the Mitchels area, or anywhere else in town for that matter, a visit to an exhibition at Tralee Library will provide you with a treasure trove of local history and great old photographs. The Mitchels Boherbee Historical & Heritage Group have put together the exhibition which was launched […]

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The crowd welcoming the Tour de Munster to Manor West last year.

Fun Day Planned To Welcome Tour De Munster To Manor West

July 27, 2018 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will welcome over 100 cyclists from the 18th Annual ‘Tour de Munster’ charity cycle to Tralee on Friday, August 10 from 2pm-6pm. The four day cycle takes place from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th August and will see cycling legend Sean Kelly and […]

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Painting hung on Denny Lane.

PHOTOS: Paintings Erected On Walls In Laneways Off Denny Street

July 27, 2018 at 9:47 am 1 comment

SOME of the works painted by secondary school students as part of a project have been erected on the walls on laneways off Denny Street, greatly enhancing the area. The Tralee Town Centre Mural Project, which aimed to further enhance the appearance of the centre of the county town, was […]

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Barry John Keane talks to kids at Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Club summer camp. Photo by Dermot Crean

Family Fun Day At Kerins O’Rahillys

July 27, 2018 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club will be hosting their annual Family Fun Day at the Strand Road venue this Sunday. It’s a great way to bring the local community together, whether you’re a member of the club or not. There’s going to be loads of activities for all ages including face […]

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Tralee Received A Boost For Golf Tourism This Week

Tralee Received A Boost For Golf Tourism This Week

July 27, 2018 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE was showcased a place to visit for golfers this week with golfing media figures playing Tralee Golf Club and the holding of the Ireland Golf Tour Operators Association AGM in a Tralee hotel. Fáilte Ireland is this week hosting a group of predominantly US golfing media in Ireland to play […]

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Anthony Maher, wins a kick out over Paul Cribbon. Photo by Dermot Crean.

If You Plan On Sitting In The Stand For Kerry v Kildare, Know This…

July 27, 2018 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re going to the Kerry v Kildare game on Saturday, August 4, then it’s worth knowing that all tickets are unreserved. In other words, if you want to sit in the stands, you’ll have to get there early. So if it’s a wet day expect the stand to be […]

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Kerry Minor Team For Quarter-Final Against Roscommon Named

July 26, 2018 at 9:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry minors take to the field against Roscommon this Saturday in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick in the All Ireland Minor Quarter Final with a throw-in time of 3pm. The team is as follows; 1, Marc Kelliher, Gleann Fleisce 2. Conor Flannery, Daingean Uí Chúis 3. Owen Fitgerald, Gniomh Go Leith 4. David Mangan, Fánuithe na […]

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Cars parked on the vacant site opposite Austin Stack Park on a match day.

Site Opposite Austin Stack Park On The Market

July 26, 2018 at 3:35 pm 1 comment

THE site which was recently described as an ‘eyesore’ on the way into Tralee town has been put on the market with a €250,000 asking price. The 0.7 acre gateway site is located on the main entrance road to Tralee opposite Austin Stack Park. According to agents, Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson […]

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Public Consultation Day On Bypass To Improve Tralee To Killorglin Journey Times

Public Consultation Day On Bypass To Improve Tralee To Killorglin Journey Times

July 26, 2018 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

A PUBLIC consultation day on a proposed bypass to improve journey times between Tralee and Killorglin will take place next Thursday, August 2. Members of the public and interested parties can view plans for the proposed N70 Milltown Bypass Road project at the Nagle-Rice Community Centre between 4pm to 8pm to […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Councillors To Decide On Property Tax Rate In September

July 26, 2018 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Councillors will decide in September on whether to raise of lower the Property tax for the coming year. The members may set a local adjustment factor within the range of +/-15% of the basic rate, or may decide not to adjust the basic rate. Last year it was […]

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Pope Francis.

Going To See The Pope? You’ll Need To Know This…

July 26, 2018 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

IF you have a ticket for the visit of Pope Francis in a month’s time then the good news is you’ll have free transport in Dublin City on the day of the visit there on August 26. Today, the National Transport Authority (NTA), An Gardaí Síochána and public transport operators […]

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Sheen Falls Lodge, Kenmare.

One Kerry Hotel Makes Prestigious Travel + Leisure Top 50 List

July 26, 2018 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

ONE hotel in Kerry has made the Top 50 in Travel + Leisure’s 2018 World’s Top 100 Hotels list. The five-star Relais & Chateaux Sheen Falls Lodge just outside Kenmare town, is rated at No.50 with a score of 95.47/100. The list is regarded as the most prestigious when it comes to rating […]

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Musician Seamus Harty, Michael Barrett and Eoin Sheehy  at the Rehabcare Blennerville Family Day on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Music, Barbecue And Jumble Sale At Rebabcare Blennerville Open Day

July 26, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE air was filled with music and the scent of barbecued food at Rehabcare in Blennerville on Wednesday afternoon as they held a Jumble Sale and Family Open Day. Rising music star Seamus Harty was among those playing music while local community gardaí Aidan O’Mahony and Mary Gardiner popped in […]

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Joan O'Regan.

Cake Sale In The Bons This Friday For Charity

July 26, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

A TASTY cake sale is to take place this Friday in Bon Secours Hospital to support local volunteers who are going Kenya in November to work for Brighter Communities Worldwide. Joan O’Regan from Castlemorris and six other volunteers are heading off in October for a two week period to help the charity. As Joan says […]

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Kerry Families Encouraged To Claim Tax Relief On Third Level Fees

Kerry Families Encouraged To Claim Tax Relief On Third Level Fees

July 26, 2018 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of parents and students may be missing out on valuable tax relief on qualifying third level fees because they are not claiming it, according to Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry, John Brassil. Deputy Brassil was speaking after his party received figures from the Ministers for Finance and Education & […]

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SPONSORED: Bamboo — A Treasure Trove Of Fashion In Ardfert Village

SPONSORED: Bamboo — A Treasure Trove Of Fashion In Ardfert Village

July 25, 2018 at 6:45 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you love your fashion and you’re looking for a different type of shopping experience, an Ardfert boutique is a treasure trove well worth visiting. While Bamboo — located on the left just after Horgan’s Centra on the entrance to the village — may look small from the outside, it […]

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Two Free Events For Children At Tralee Library

Two Free Events For Children At Tralee Library

July 25, 2018 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking to something to do with the kids this weekend and into next week, then Tralee Library could be the place to go. They are hosting two free events for children this  Saturday morning and the following Wednesday. First up is ‘Girls Are Amazing— Stories Of Fearless Princesses And […]

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Brassil Says Staffing Issues Leave UHK At ‘Crisis Point’

Brassil Says Staffing Issues Leave UHK At ‘Crisis Point’

July 25, 2018 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S Fianna Fáil TD has written to the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the Cork-Kerry Hospital Group to outline his very serious concerns about the ability of University Hospital Kerry to carry out its functions. Deputy John Brassil wrote the letter in the context of the lack of key personnel […]

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Launching the Celebration Of Light at Tralee Wetlands on Wednesday morning were Philomena Stack, Maureen O'Brien, Marisa Reidy and Dermot Crowley of Recovery Haven, Anthony O'Gara of Rose Of Tralee International Festival, Joanie McAuliffe of Tralee Bay Wetlands and Linda Lynch of Kerry Choral Union. Photo by Dermot Crean

Recovery Haven Extends Invitation To ‘Celebration Of Light’

July 25, 2018 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, is extending a warm invitation to the people of Kerry to join them at Tralee Bay Wetlands on Wednesday, August 15 for the seventh annual Celebration of Light. Run in conjunction with the Rose of Tralee Festival and Kerry Choral Union, this poignant candle-lighting […]

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Here’s The Kerry Lads Who Will Be Rose Escorts

Here’s The Kerry Lads Who Will Be Rose Escorts

July 25, 2018 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S only just over three weeks until the start of the Rose of Tralee International Festival and four Kerry men are looking forward to it more than most. Among the over 60 Rose Escorts are four local lads who will cater for their Rose’s every whim. Returning this year is Thomas […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

July 24, 2018 at 5:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Results of Lady Captain Margaret’s Prize Results of Lady Captain Margaret’s Prize to Ladies 22/7/2018 1st Maria Mc Grath (19) 42 points 2nd Sinead O Donnell (29) 40 points Best Gross Mary Scully 24 points 3rd Mary O Donnell (27) 38 points 4th Sandra O Sullivan (25) 38 points Category […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile News

July 24, 2018 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

CAMPA PEILE: Our club football camp will take place in Connolly Park from August 7th to August 11th(Tuesday to Saturday) from 9.30pm to 1pm. Costas: €40 per player agus €60 per family. Registration can be done on the first morning. Never venture, never win! FAOI 6: (i) Football on Sunday […]

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The Ollam.

Trad, Funk And Jazz Musicians Combine For Concert In Tralee

July 24, 2018 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

WHAT happens when you fuse a traditional Irish musician from Belfast with American funk and jazz musicians? You get The Olllam and a sound the band themselves describe as “neo-acoustic Celtic post-rock”. Kerry music fans will be able to hear what that sounds like this Friday, July 27, as The […]

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Kerry Motorists Love Their KY Reg But Hate Increase In Running Costs According To Report

Kerry Motorists Love Their KY Reg But Hate Increase In Running Costs According To Report

July 24, 2018 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER half of Kerry motorists have reported an increase in car running cost in the last year with insurance premiums and fuel costs the key issues the county’s car owners. This is  according to the latest Motoring Report from car buying experts Carzone where it was also revealed having the the […]

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Man Suffers Stab Wounds After Incident In Listowel

Man Suffers Stab Wounds After Incident In Listowel

July 24, 2018 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are investigating a public order incident that occurred at approximately 11:15pm on Monday night in Listowel. Whilst on patrol, Gardaí witnessed five men involved in an incident on Church Street. Four of the men involved, with ages ranging from late teens to early 20s, were arrested under the public […]

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The UHK Scrubs team at the Tralee RFC Summer Tag Tournament Finals on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Summer Tag Rugby Tournament Fun At Tralee RFC

July 24, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great crowd up at O’Dowd Park in Clahane on Friday evening as Tralee RFC hosted the final night of their Summer Tag Rugby Tournament. The tournament has been running for the past six weeks and it was a great way to get active and play rugby in […]

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Bridie and Denis O'Shea with Gavin O'Sullivan at the Tralee Community Hospital barbecue on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Community Nursing Unit Holds Summer Barbecue

July 24, 2018 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was music, dancing and delicious food at Tralee Community Nursing Unit on Friday evening for their inaugural summer barbecue. The residents in the unit had their families present for the party where Stevie Donegan supplied the music and staff and volunteers helped create a wonderful atmosphere over the course […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

July 23, 2018 at 4:52 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors: We travel to Beaufort on Sat night next, 28th July for our penultimate game in this years league. We currently lie 2nd in the table, 4 points adrift of pacesetters Dr Crokes but crucially, 2 ahead of An Ghaeltacht in 3rd place- a place in this year’s final is […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

July 23, 2018 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto Results 16/07/2018 Venue: Ballygarry House Hotel Jackpot: €5,600 Numbers Drawn : 16, 17, 25, 26 No Winner Lucky dip winners … 1. Denis Reidy c/o Una ..o riadas bar 2. Patricia Hill c/o M Leen 3. Mossy Leen Chutehall 4. Sean Horan Ballymac 5. Morgan McElligott c/o D.Lynch Seller […]

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