Archive for July, 2018

Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

July 23, 2018 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: The penultimate round of the Co. League goes ahead at the weekend. We make the short trip up the road to Killeen to play Na Gaeil in what will be an historic occasion from a Co. League point of view. Yes, it will be our first ever meeting […]

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St Pats

St Pat’s GAA Club News

July 23, 2018 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 05, 09, 20 & 22. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Josie Brown c/o Tony Casey, Angela Tagney Lixnaw, Martina Griffin Cahill’s Park, Phyllis O’Herlihy Ballyvelly and Jim Murphy Derrymore West. Next week’s […]

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Academy players wearing their new training tops last Sunday.

Churchill GAA Club News

July 23, 2018 at 4:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Congratulations to Eoghan O’Brien and Cillian Fitzgerald, who were part of the Kerry Junior squad that won the All Ireland Title last weekend beating Galway in the final. All the hard work and dedication has paid off and you have done your club proud. Senior: Following on from our league […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

July 23, 2018 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil play Austin Stacks in Round 10 of the Senior Football League  on Saturday evening next July 28th at 7pm in Killeen. U14    Na Gaeil U14’s played Austin Stacks on Sunday 15th July in the Central Region Division 1. The lads played with great determination and skill. They […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

July 23, 2018 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

CONGRATULATIONS: Congratulations to Sean Moloney, Senior player who won an All Ireland Junior medal with Kerry last Saturday. Co League 2018 – Round 10  – Spa Killarney v John Mitchels July 28th @ 7.00 p.m. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SENIOR MEN Round 11 John Mitchels v Glenbeigh/Glencar August 12th tbc 1st […]

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Abbeydorney GAA Club News

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

July 23, 2018 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

  CÚL CAMPS : Hurling Cúl Camp takes place this week in Abbeydorney. It caters for all primary school children, boys and girls between 6 and 13 years of age. Monday’s to Friday’s, 10.00a.m. – 2.30p.m. daily. Further details at www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie. BATTLE OF THE PARISH 2 : takes place on Sunday, 28th October in […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

July 23, 2018 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Under 16/17 Camogie 7s: We had 4 tough matches in hot conditions at the U15/17 Munster Club 7’s finals in LK Sunday. Huge workrate and positive teamwork all over the field lead to some lovely scores (and almost scores!). Congratulations to Rachael on a brave debut after starting camogie in […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

July 23, 2018 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Months Mind: On Wednesday July 25th, there will be a mass in Firies Church at 7.30 p.m. to mark the month’s mind of our former senior player and club man Mike Dennehy. RIP. Under 6/8 blitz: A great day of football and fun was had at our local field on Sunday […]

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REPRO FREE – FOR one night only, festive folk in Tralee – locals and visitors alike – will embrace their inner-German and experience a ‘wunderbar’ evening at Oktoberfest on Saturday 18th August in the Dome during the Rose of Tralee International Festival. Two of this year’s Rose Escorts David O'Connor and Brendan O'Dea  swapped their tuxedos for lederhosen outfits to launch the exciting new event along with stunning Tralee model, Niamh Enright. Tickets to Oktoberfest in the Dome are available from www.oktoberfestbeag.ie and from www.roseoftralee.ie.
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Get Your Lederhosens Ready For Tralee’s ‘Oktoberfest’

July 23, 2018 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

‘OKTOBERFEST’ is coming to the Rose Of Tralee Festival Dome with Oompah Brass Bands, biers, bratwursts and banter on Saturday, August 18 from 7.30pm to 2am. It will bring the best of German traditions and culture to the Festival and the organisers are hoping people dress up in Oktoberfest outfits and […]

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Gardaí Seek Information On Criminal Damage Incident

Gardaí Seek Information On Criminal Damage Incident

July 23, 2018 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are appealing to the public for assistance after an incident of criminal damage. Between Friday, July 13 and Monday, July 16 a man returned to his home in the Moyderwell area to discover the front door to the apartment block was kicked in. There was extensive damage […]

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WATCH: Business Shares CCTV Of Thieves Stealing Charity Boxes From Premises

WATCH: Business Shares CCTV Of Thieves Stealing Charity Boxes From Premises

July 23, 2018 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

A CASTLEISLAND business has shared CCTV footage of two thieves who stole charity boxes from their premises back in June. The footage, taken on cameras outside and inside DenJoe’s Family Restaurant on Church Street, Castleisland, shows the two thieves breaking into the restaurant via a window and then running inside […]

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Fenit RNLI Responds To Two Callouts In Past Week

Fenit RNLI Responds To Two Callouts In Past Week

July 23, 2018 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

FENIT RNLI responded to two callouts in the past week where on one occasion a vessel had to be towed to safety. On Tuesday evening, July 17, Fenit RNLI lifeboat responded to a call for assistance at Sauce Creek located between Brandon and Ballydavid. The all weather lifeboat was launched […]

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David Clifford about the score the injury time goal to save Kerry's championship.

How Twitter Reacted To Kerry’s Great Escape

July 23, 2018 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

AND so we go to Killarney in two weeks time with Kerry’s chances of a semi-final place hanging by a thread. They were looking down and out in Clones yesterday until the 19 year old maestro from Fossa rescued our championship hopes…for the time being. Kerry v Kildare and Galway […]

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The Kerry U21 hurling team. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT: Kerry Make All-Ireland Final After Victory Over Sligo

July 23, 2018 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Kerry Under 21 Hurlers defeated Sligo to reach the final of Bord Gais Energy Under 21 B All Ireland Hurling against Derry in two weeks time. Mike O’Halloran was there… Kerry 4-26 Sligo 0-08 The scoreboard read 4.25 but the referee confirmed the score as 4-26. A comprehensive victory for the […]

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Setting off at the Jamie Wrenn/Mike Deane Memorial Walk on Saturday morning from the Aquadome. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Nice Day For A Walk Out West In Aid Of Recovery Haven

July 22, 2018 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of euro was raised on Saturday as about 100 walkers took the road out west for the Jamie Wrenn/Mike Deane Memorial walk in aid of the Recovery Haven cancer support facility. This year’s event was the last after seven years of walks with have raised in excess of €95,000 for a […]

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Looking forward to the Robert O'Dowd Memorial Walk were, front from left; Mary O'Dowd, Fiona O'Dowd, Sandra O'Dowd, Ciara O'Dowd, Mary O'Shea and Mary Shanahan. Back from left; Aileen Foley, Jordan O'Shea, Jean Connors, Joe Hennebery, Trevor O'Shea, Tommy O'Dowd, Timmy O'Dowd, Andrea O'Donoghue and Bláthnaid Buckley. Photo by Dermot Crean

Liverpool FC Legend To Walk In Memory Of Late John Mitchels Stalwart

July 22, 2018 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

A LIVERPOOL FC legend won’t be walking alone when he joins friends and family of the late Robert O’Dowd at a special event during the August Bank Holiday weekend Alan Kennedy, who scored the goal to win the 1981 European Cup final for Liverpool against Real Madrid, will fly over […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 22, 2018 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. 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… Some unusual clouds indeed… Unusual but gorgeous looking clouds over […]

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Roger Harty: Tomato / Tomatoe

Roger Harty: Tomato / Tomatoe

July 22, 2018 at 11:55 am 1 comment

I USE the title above to describe a situation where two words basically mean the same thing. I suppose I want to also highlight how we can involve ourselves in getting too caught up in the pedantics of something as trivial as pronounciation. What a waste of energy.  My mother […]

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Kayleigh Breen, Caroline McEnery and Niamh McCarthy a at the Don O'Neill Gala Dinner for Recovery Haven at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From Don O’Neill’s Gala Dinner In Ballyroe (Part 2)

July 21, 2018 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

FRIDAY night was for fashion lovers at Ballyroe Heights Hotel as Don O’Neill held a Gala Dinner in aid of Recovery Haven cancer support facility. It was an amazing night of great food, wonderful style and lots of fun for the 380 guests. We brought you some photos of the […]

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Mary Shanahan accepts the proceeds of a fundraiser by Bláthnaid Buckley, the granddaughter of the late Ted Moynihan, the driving force behind Kerry Hospice for so many years. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ted’s Granddaughter Keeps Up The Fundraising Tradition

July 21, 2018 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

TED Moynihan would have been so proud. The granddaughter of the man who did so much to bring the palliative care unit at UHK to fruition was at the unit on Saturday to present the proceeds of a fundraiser to Kerry Hospice. Bláthnaid Buckley from Killorglin ran the Women’s Mini-Marathon […]

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Jean Leahy, Mary Cooper Turner, Siobhan Kennedy, Mary Woulfe, Catriona O'Connor at the Don O'Neill Gala Dinner for Recovery Haven at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Food And Fabulous Fashion At Don O’Neill’s Gala Dinner (Part 1)

July 21, 2018 at 1:34 pm 1 comment

IT was a night of fine food, fun and fabulous fashion at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night for the Don O’Neill Gala Dinner in aid of Recovery Haven. Renowned fashion designer Don and his husband Pascal Guillermie welcomed over 380 guests for the lavish dinner with a special […]

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Know Your Rights: Telephone Support Allowance

July 21, 2018 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I am a pensioner living alone. I used to get an allowance towards my telephone bill, but it stopped a few years ago. I heard it might be coming […]

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Sicario: Day Of The Soldado.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Sicario’ Sequel Let Down By Weak Final Act

July 21, 2018 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ was looking good until a farcical final act…  As one of my favourite films of 2015, ‘Sicario’ was a feature that simply had it all, a dark, yet tense plot, explosive action scenes, a formidable cast and most importantly a brilliant director […]

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Stephen O'Brien gets a run on his marker. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Here’s The Kerry Side For Crunch Game Against Monaghan

July 20, 2018 at 8:17 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY face Monaghan in a do-or-die encounter in Clones on Sunday at 4pm. The Kingdom is under pressure as Kerry desperately need a win to stay in the championship. Eamonn Fitzmaurice has rung the changes in the backline from the side that was defeated by Galway last week. Ronan Shanahan, […]

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Catherine Rahilly, Emily Keane, Siobhan Rahilly and Lisa Mulvihill at the Dawn Milk Ladies Day at Killarney Races on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From Ladies Day At Killarney Races (Part 2)

July 20, 2018 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE brought you some amazing style from the Dawn Milk Ladies Day at Killarney Races on Thursday (click here if you missed it). Pop star Una Healy and her rugby-playing husband Ben Foden were the celebrity judges on a day of sunshine and sensational fashion. Here’s the final part of […]

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Woodies staff ready for their big fundraising activities over the coming months. Back from left; Store Manager Tadhg O'Regan, Fergus Bulman, Rachel O'Connor, Edward O'Connor and Gillian Conway. In front; Sean Kerins and Paul Kerins. Photo by Dermot Crean

Woodies Tralee Launches Month-Long Fundraising Drive For Charities

July 20, 2018 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER raising over €12,000 over past number of years for charities, the staff at Woodies in Tralee are about to start another month long campaign. This year Woodie’s Tralee have announced their four Charity Partners for their Woodie’s Heroes 2018 fundraising campaign which will take place during August – Make-A-Wish, Temple […]

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Sheila O'Sullivan, Jordana Lambadarios, Tasha O'Connor and Stacy O'Leary at the Dawn Milk Ladies Day at Killarney Races on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sensational Style From Ladies Day At Killarney Races (Part 1)

July 20, 2018 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S become one of the style highlights of the summer and even rivals Listowel Ladies Day for fashion. The Dawn Milk Ladies Day at Killarney Races saw thousands of people enjoy the sunshine, the bubbly and of course the racing. As we told you yesterday (click here), Fiona McSweeney from […]

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Launching the walk in memory of Jamie Wrenn and Mike Dean were Maureen O'Brien, Marisa Reidy, Mary Lynch and Marian Barnes. Photo by Dermot Crean

Support The Final Jamie Wrenn/Mike Deane Memorial Walk For Recovery Haven

July 20, 2018 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE are invited to take part in a special event tomorrow for the final time. The organisers of the Jamie Wrenn/Mike Deane Memorial walk are calling on people to hit the road this Saturday morning at 10am from the Aquadome in aid of the Recovery Haven cancer support facility. This […]

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How Tralee VTOS Helped Trina Rebuild A Career

How Tralee VTOS Helped Trina Rebuild A Career

July 20, 2018 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

Former Tralee VTOS student Trina Houlihan explains the effect doing a course has had on her life… I left school after my inter cert and started working.  After 27 years I took voluntary redundancy and I wanted to improve my skills and employability opportunities. VTOS was the perfect choice and […]

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The Riptide Movement

Two Popular Music Acts Are Coming To Ballyheigue

July 19, 2018 at 8:30 pm Comments are Disabled

FIRST the Summer Festival, then the ‘Sandstorm’ event last weekend and now two very popular music acts are coming — it’s all happening in Ballyheigue this summer. The town is preparing to welcome two very different artists in the last weekend of July as The Riptide Movement and Tommy Fleming […]

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