Archive for September 11th, 2018

Twitter Was Full Of Tributes For Kieran Donaghy

Twitter Was Full Of Tributes For Kieran Donaghy

September 11, 2018 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH retirements come tributes and the sporting world was very busy today dishing them out to a Kerry legend. Here’s what people from all walks of life were tweeting about Kieran Donaghy’s retirement from the Kerry team… The best teammate I ever had bar none. The ultimate team player. Never […]

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A candlelight vigil in Pearse Park to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.

Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park Marks World Suicide Prevention Day

September 11, 2018 at 3:28 pm 1 comment

A CANDLELIGHT vigil was held in Pearse Park on Monday night to remember those lost to suicide. Organised by Gerard Collins, this was the sixth year of the vigil which is held to mark World Suicide Prevention Day. People gathered in the park at 8.30pm where candles were lit and there […]

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Legends...Ogie Moran and Kieran Donaghy celebrate after Kerry beat Mayo in Limerick on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Seven Milestone Games Where Donaghy Was A ‘Star’

September 11, 2018 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s a tough job picking highlights from the great Kieran Donaghy’s career in green and gold. He transformed Kerry’s fortunes in 2006, bagged two goals in the 2007 final, gave a stirring display in their loss to Dublin in 2011, saved their season in 2014 and supplied the next generation […]

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Listowel Races launch 2018 with Aoibhinn Garrihy and Marietta Dolan.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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SPONSORED: What A Week Of Fun, Fashion And Great Racing At Listowel Races!

September 11, 2018 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE race is on  to Munster’s biggest and best racing festival – the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival, from Sunday, September 9th until Saturday, September 15. This year Listowel Race Company is celebrating 160 years of racing at the scenic course, making it one of the longest established race […]

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Kieran Donaghy, turns his back on his job to concentrate on football. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kieran’s Poem As He Departs The Kerry Football Team

September 11, 2018 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy signed off this morning from the Kerry senior football team and with it revealed an unknown talent…poetry! The ‘Star’ took to Twitter and uploaded a poem, ‘Kerry, I Thank You’ which is pretty emotional I’m sure you’ll agree. He speaks of playing on the edge (for which he […]

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WATCH: Some Classic Moments From Kieran Donaghy

WATCH: Some Classic Moments From Kieran Donaghy

September 11, 2018 at 11:25 am 1 comment

KIERAN Donaghy has served his county with distinction over the past 14 years and deserves all the tributes he gets after announcing his retirement this morning. Just in case you’ve forgotten how pivotal he has been to Kerry, this video on YouTube uploaded last year shows his top scores and […]

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Kieran Donaghy comes away with the ball against Donegal in round 4 of the Allianz National Football League Division 1. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

A True Legend Retires From The Kerry Football Team

September 11, 2018 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT a player! Kieran Donaghy has retired from the Kerry senior football team. The Stacks man has been a colossus for the Kingdom over the past 14 years giving joy to Kerry fans with his skill, commitment, endeavour but most of all, his enormous heart. He made the following statement […]

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Kerry's architectural heritage will be the focus of the inaugural Architecture Kerry festival which takes place from the 28th to 30th September. The event will feature talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events all around the county. Pictured at the launch in Ballonagh Convent Chapel are from left Barbara Carey, Carey Architects, Mike Scannell, Director of Services, Kerry County Council, Victoria McCarthy, Architectural Conservation Officer, Kerry County Council, Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Cormac Kane, Kane Williams Architects and Kate Kennelly, Creative Ireland Coordinator in Kerry. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

Tralee Venues To Host Part Of Architecture Kerry Festival This Month

September 11, 2018 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S architectural heritage will be the focus of the inaugural Architecture Kerry festival which takes place later this month. The event, which will showcase and celebrate the best of the county’s architectural heritage, will take place from September 28 to 30 and will feature talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops […]

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Taking off in the Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Families Look Forward To The Ardfert Kids Cycle This Weekend

September 11, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

WITH children well back into the swing of things in school, the Ardfert kids cycle couldn’t be better timed to encourage them to get out and be active at the weekends. The cycle is taking place on this Sunday, September 16 at 12pm and children have the option of a […]

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Peter O’Rourke, CEO, Peter Mark and Averil Power, CEO of Irish Cancer Society looking forward to the PeterMarkathon next month.

Peter Mark Tralee To Raise Funds For Irish Cancer Society

September 11, 2018 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Petermarkathon’ is coming back to the Tralee salon. The annual fundraiser by Ireland’s largest hairdressing group takes place from October 26 – 28  in salons across the country including the one in Abbeycourt. This year the Peter Mark team will be raising vital funds for the Irish Cancer Society […]

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