Archive for August, 2018

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

August 27, 2018 at 6:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto Results 20/08/2018 Venue: Kielduff Community Centre Jackpot:€6,100 Numbers Drawn: 7, 11, 21, 27 NO WINNER Lucky Dips … 1. Joan Brennan Gortbrack 2. Sean Lyons c/o D. Lynch 3. Ruairi Rahilly Ballymac 4. Colin Groves Ballymac 5. Linda Butler Rathanny Seller: Online Next Weeks Jackpot: €6,200 Venue: Halfway Bar […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

August 27, 2018 at 6:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Co. Junior Cups (Football) 2018 Pool A  for Molyneaux Cup – Round 1: John Mitchels   3-08  v   Rathmore. 2-04 John Mitchels now qualify for the next Round to be played next Friday August 31st (details to follow). DATES FOR THE DIARY: U8 & U10 Blitz – Saturday September 15th Lip […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

August 27, 2018 at 6:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 01, 06, 15 & 26. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Michelle Cahill c/o Kevin Quirke, Jackie Power Ballyroe, Myra Daly Blennerville, Ita Greaney Annagh and James Sayers Derrymore. Next week’s Lotto will […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 27, 2018 at 6:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Na Gaeil Ladies    Na Gaeil V Corca Dhuibhne in Intermediate Championship Quarter Final. We played at home on Thursday evening to Corca Dhuibhne in a highly competitive encounter. We got off to a great start with a goal and a point from Megan O’Connor followed by a point from Meagan […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

August 27, 2018 at 6:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Good Luck Minors in League Final: Our County League final against Ardfert is on Monday evening at 6.30pm in Abbeydorney.  Please come along and support this team as they finish the Parnells debut Minor season.  See Facebook for Action shots from our Minor Semi final defeat to Abbeydorney who went on […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

August 27, 2018 at 5:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Get well: The club would like to wish our senior player, Shane Murphy, all the best in his upcoming cruciate surgery. Shane has been a loyal and committed player to our club for many years, regularly commuting from Cork for both training sessions and games twice weekly over the past […]

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Joe Moynihan received a presentation from Tralee Tidy Towns at their meeting on Friday in The Rose Hotel. Front from left; Anne Connolly, Joe Moynihan, Cllr Sam Locke and Ciaran Reilly. Back from left; Frank Hartnett, Gillian Wharton, Jean Foley and Martha Finn. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Tidy Towns Marks Joe’s Retirement From The Day Job

August 27, 2018 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

IF there’s any man who doesn’t know the meaning of retirement it’s Joe Moynihan. The Manor Village resident has been the driving force behind so many projects, from the Tidy Towns to being supervisor with the Ballymac Community Employment Scheme. Friday though saw him retire as supervisor of the CE […]

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Brid and Aoife King with 'Alfie' at the Churchill Forge Open Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glorious Afternoon For Family Entertainment At Churchill Forge

August 27, 2018 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun came out and so did the crowds as the traditions and skills of the past were celebrated at the newly refurbished Old Forge in Churchill. Spa/Fenit Community Council celebrated National Heritage week with a whole host of events on Saturday. The day of events included a farrier at work, […]

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Celebrating a famous victory. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO GALLERY: Lixnaw v Kilmoyley In The County Final

August 27, 2018 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

LIXNAW and Kilmoyley battled it out yesterday in the county senior hurling final and it was a tense affair. Deep into injury-time Kilmoyley were two points down but were awarded a penalty. However, the penalty was saved and the referee immediately blew his whistle for full-time before a Kilmoyley player […]

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Man Arrested In Moyderwell Area For Possession Of Cannabis

Man Arrested In Moyderwell Area For Possession Of Cannabis

August 27, 2018 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ in Tralee have arrested a man in his 20s and seized cannabis herb and controlled drugs worth approximately €500 on Sunday. At approximately 11pm, Gardaí on patrol stopped a man cycling in the Moyderwell area of Tralee. He was search and found in possession of cannabis herb and controlled […]

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Lixnaw players celebrate at the final whistle. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Lixnaw Are Champs After Dramatic Ending To County Final

August 26, 2018 at 9:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reports on today’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Final at Austin Stack Park… Lixnaw 1-16 Kilmoyley 2-11 IT was heartache for Kilmoyley as a saved penalty by Martin Stackpoole denied them victory with the final puck of the game. Well according to the referee it was the […]

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Clíona Hussey, Lauren Fitzell, Maria and Mary Fusco at the Austin Stacks 'Strictly Come Dancing' in the Dome on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From ‘Strictly’ In The Dome (Part 2)

August 26, 2018 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we told you earlier (click here if you missed it), it was a super night in the Festival Dome with around a thousand people watching the Austin Stacks’ ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Amy Roche and Daniel Tuohy celebrated when they were announced as the Judges Winners, while the public voted […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 26, 2018 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it… A Rose visits 50 years on… 1968 Rose of Tralee, Eileen Slattery beside her photo on the […]

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Roger Harty: Not Having Information Is Power

Roger Harty: Not Having Information Is Power

August 26, 2018 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

THERE is one thing that we are absolutely guaranteed in this world and that is change. The world is constantly changing. Now people who read my articles will know that I have a great love for the wisdom of old sayings but I am now going to challenge the wisdom […]

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The opening dance at the Austin Stacks 'Strictly Come Dancing' in the Dome on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Night At The Dome For Stacks’ ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (Part 1)

August 26, 2018 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

WHAT a night! The Austin Stacks GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ was another resounding success on Saturday night around 1,000 people cheered on the 14 couples who lit up the dance floor. The star-encrusted ceiling of the Dome wasn’t the only thing sparkling as the couples showed that their time working […]

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The Garda and HSE teams which took part in Friday night's fundraiser.

PHOTOS: Gardaí And HSE Staff Play Soccer Match In Aid Of Palliative Care

August 25, 2018 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL game of soccer was held on Friday night in the John Mitchels GAA Grounds for a great cause. Members of the HSE Mental Health Services staff took on a team of local gardaí in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK. It was also held in support […]

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Tralee Imperials Launches Academy For Coming Year

Tralee Imperials Launches Academy For Coming Year

August 25, 2018 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Imperials were delighted to launch their academy on Friday afternoon in Sandy Feet Farm, Camp, one of the club’s sponsors. The club have grown in numbers every year and last year brought in an initiative where the two professional players from Tralee Warriors attended training sessions with the younger […]

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Know Your Rights: One-Parent Family Payment And Going Back To Education

August 25, 2018 at 12:08 pm 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 parenting alone and getting a One-Parent Family Payment. I would like to go back to college. What are my options? Answer: Your options depend on your circumstances. You […]

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The Equaliser 2

McCann At The Movies: Dependable Denzel Shines In ‘Equalizer 2’

August 25, 2018 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘The Equalizer 2’ is simply pure cinematic escapism… After the movie depths of ‘The Meg’, last week, I was badly in need of a cinematic pick up upon taking my seat at Tralee Omniplex for this week’s feature presentation Equalizer 2. Thankfully, with the ever dependable Denzel Washington […]

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Two Tralee Hotels Among Kerry Nominees For Top Awards

Two Tralee Hotels Among Kerry Nominees For Top Awards

August 24, 2018 at 1:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE hotels have been nominated in categories for the 2018 Gold Medal Awards in association with Hotel & Catering Review magazine. Ballyseede Castle Hotel is nominated in the Ireland Front of House Team Member and the Ireland’s Wedding Hotel categories, while the Nadúr Spa at Ballygarry House Hotel has also received […]

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Rose of Tralee 2018, Kirsten Mate Maher, with members of the Kerry Hospice Foundation launching this year's annual coffee morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Kirsten Helps Kerry Hospice Launch Coffee Morning

August 24, 2018 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE new Rose of Tralee, Kirsten Mate Maher, popped down to Kirby’s Brogue Inn to help launch the annual coffee morning in aid of Kerry Hospice. She was joined by members of the Kerry Hospice Foundation who are encouraging bars, hotels, businesses and groups to hold a coffee morning on […]

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Woodies Tralee Manager, Tadhg O'Regan, presents the cheque for €6,001 to Woodies CEO Declan Ronayne on Monday. Also included are Woodies Tralee staff and the Woodies Heroes Cyclists.

Woodies Tralee Raises Over €6,000 For Charities

August 24, 2018 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR weeks of fundraising yielded thousands of euro for great charities as the Woodies Tralee Heroes Campaign came to an end on Monday. The Tralee store held a table quiz, soccer tournament, monster instore raffle and more in aid of the four chosen charities — Make-A-Wish, Temple Street, Jack & Jill and Down Syndrome Ireland. […]

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Looking forward to the upcoming weekend of activities at Churchill Forge to mark Heritage Week were Aine Walsh, Molly McDaid, Clodagh Hickey, Frank O'Hehir, Michelle Burke, Peter Carmody, Brendan Brosnan, Cian O'Mahony, Peggy Daly, Colette O'Sullivan, Nora Landers, Dermot Crowley, John Foley, Muireann O'Brien and Jessica McEnery. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

August 24, 2018 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

The Festival’s over and schooldays beckon again next week. Better make the best of this weekend with the family… Friday 1. Flock to Birds Funfair…  It’s your last chance to take the kids to the ‘bazaar’ as they’ll be gone after the weekend. While sticking a hoover into your wallet […]

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Any Irish Dancers Out There Looking To Appear On TV?

Any Irish Dancers Out There Looking To Appear On TV?

August 24, 2018 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

TG4 and Adare Productions are looking for the next big thing in the world of Irish dancing and they’re searching for Kerry entrants. Have you got what it takes to dance on the big stage in An Ríl Deal? All types of Irish dancers will take to the An Ríl Deal […]

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Contestants Rachel Quirke, Chantelle O'Sullivan, Sinead Kennedy and Sarah O'Connell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Final Preparations In Place For A Stellar Strictly Night At The Dome

August 23, 2018 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just two more sleeps until the Dome hosts over 1,000 people for the eighth Austin Stacks GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. The 14 couples are ready to rock in what should be an amazing night of entertainment on Saturday beginning at 8pm (doors open at 7pm). The judges were announced […]

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Cake Sale At UHK This Friday For Brighter Communities

Cake Sale At UHK This Friday For Brighter Communities

August 23, 2018 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING the fantastic response to the last cake sale held at the Bon Secours Hospital, it’ll be the turn of University Hospital Kerry to host the next one on this Friday morning. Joan O’Regan and six other volunteers from Tralee will be travelling to Kenya to work with the charity […]

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Rose of Tralee 2018, Kirsten Mate Maher with Lorna and Brendan Enright in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Festival Marks Brendan And Lorna’s Years Of Work In The Rose Garden

August 23, 2018 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUSBAND and wife team of gardeners received a small gift from the Rose of Tralee Festival on Wednesday to mark their upcoming retirement. Brendan and Lorna Enright, who live in Causeway, have been tending to the Rose Garden in the town park since it was created in 1986 but […]

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Two New Warriors Ready For Superleague Battle

Two New Warriors Ready For Superleague Battle

August 23, 2018 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors have sent for reinforcements after the departure of Trae Pemberton and Goran Pantovic. Two new players joining the club for the coming season are 6’5 forward Jordan Evans from Houston, Texas and 6’5 power forward Janis Dumburs from Cesis, Latvia. So it’s all shaping up nicely for the opening […]

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Dancing in the wind… Fiddle player Mairtín Ó’Cathasaigh, Helena Brosnan and  Mairtín O’Cathasaigh, performers with Siamsa Tíre, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland opens its world premiere of ‘An Ghaoth Aniar’ – The Wind from the West on Wednesday 22nd August. This new production marks 50 years since the first summer season of performances by the National Folk Theatre, An Ghaoth Aniar, is a new production which takes inspiration from the West of Ireland's strong cultural traditions and from the wild natural sounds of the western Irish seascape.  This production will weave a story across time and cultural traditions through traditional Irish music, song, and dance.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Ten Night Run Of New Production Begins At Siamsa Tíre

August 23, 2018 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland had its world premiere of An Ghaoth Aniar – The Wind from the West on Wednesday night. This new production — which runs nightly until August 31 — marks 50 years since the first summer season of performances by the National Folk Theatre, combining old favourite traditional […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

August 22, 2018 at 6:09 pm Comments are Disabled

DCS Festival Open Fourball 18th August. Results 1st Edward Daniel (6), Derek Kelly (15) 51pts 2nd Gerald (Jnr) Carey (19), Mike Sheehy Jnr (5) 46pts 3rd Hugh O’Farrell (16), Domo Lyne (10) 44pts 4th Brian Monaghan (9), Padraig Tobin (15) 42pts 5th Peter O’Driscoll (14), Liam Healy (11) 42pts Number […]

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