Archive for September, 2018

The damaged defibrillator case on The Mall.

Appeal For Information After Defibrillator Cabinet Vandalised On The Mall

September 3, 2018 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for information after the cabinet for the recently installed defibrillator on The Mall was vandalised on Saturday night/Sunday morning. Tralee First Responders put up photos of the damage on their facebook page on Sunday afternoon. The glass on the cabinet was broken, but the defibrillator itself was […]

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Conor O'Grady.

Siamsa Tíre’s Artist In Residence To Give Public Talk

September 3, 2018 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre’s artist-in-residence, Conor O’Grady will be giving a talk on his residency in Tralee and the work he has been undertaking over the last two months. The talk will take place on Thursday, September 6 next at 3pm in the Gallery at Siamsa Tíre and is open to the public and […]

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The Neilus Flynn trophy visits Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Included is Sean Ó Cíosáin, Liam de Staic, Ruairi MacAmhlaoibh and Eoin de Staic. Darren Ó Briain, Principal Ruairí Ó Cinnéide, Aodáin Ó Seanachain and teacher Fearghus Mac Muiris who is manager of the Lixnaw team. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celebrating Hurling And Academic Achievements At The Gaelcholáiste

September 3, 2018 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

FRIDAY saw great achievements in the sporting and academic spheres acknowledged at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Abbeydorney won the minor hurling championship over a week ago now and the school has some students who played a part in the victory. Also Briain Mac Amhlaoibh, who completed his Leaving Cert this year at […]

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Launching the Cultural Archive Awards at Tralee Library were Michael Lynch and Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr Norma Foley.

Applications Invited For Cultural Archive Awards

September 3, 2018 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE 2018 Kerry County Council Cultural Archive Awards application process was launched by Cllr Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council at the Local History and Archive Section of Kerry Library this week. Applications are invited for the development or preserving an archive with the intended cultural impact of preserving […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In July

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In July

September 2, 2018 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that July saw 24 properties sold around Tralee, fetching a total of €3,806,824. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in July was a house in Knockanish, The Spa, for €320,000, while the lowest […]

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Shane O'Callaghan in the ball. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

PHOTOS: Tralee Clubs Advance In County Senior Football Championship

September 2, 2018 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys both enjoyed wins in the first round of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC last night, but St Brendan’s were well beaten by East Kerry. Kerins O’Rahillys travelled to Listowel to play Feale Rangers and came away 3-15 to 0-16 victors. The real damage was done […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 2, 2018 at 12:04 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 and we’ll see it… There’s been many fine evenings at this spot… Fine evening in Tralee pic.twitter.com/apuO3AL3i0 — Kerry GAA (@Kerry_Official) September 1, […]

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Roger Harty: Smart Phone Vs Human Body

Roger Harty: Smart Phone Vs Human Body

September 2, 2018 at 12:03 pm 2 comments

I CAME across a saying recently which I thought was very apt – it goes as follows. ‘Long ago there were smart people and dull phones, now we have smart phones and dull people.’ There is a certain truth in that saying that I believe is a little bit close […]

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Jasmine Shah (Special Needs Assistant), Amy Sweeney and Fiona Tangney (Childcare with Montessori) at the Kerry College of Further Education Graduation Ceremony on Friday at the Brandon Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The KCFE Graduation Ceremony (Part 2)

September 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we reported earlier (click here if you missed it), there were hundreds of people at the Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE) Graduation Ceremony at the Brandon Conference Centre yesterday. Students were conferred with QQI awards – both nationally and internationally recognised — in the wide variety of courses […]

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Happy new arrivals at O'Brennan NS on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Caherleaheen And O’Brennan Schools Welcome Junior Infants

September 1, 2018 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO days down, a couple of thousand more to go. Junior infants began their schooldays on Thursday and took no time at all to settle in at Caherleaheen and O’Brennan schools. There were happy faces all around when we called to take a few photos of the the new arrivals […]

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Megan Arnopp, Cora Dowling and Laura Sheahan and Zoe O'Carroll, all completed Beauty Therapy course, at the Kerry College of Further Education Graduation Ceremony on Friday at the Brandon Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Day For Kerry College Of Further Education Students (Part 1)

September 1, 2018 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

ACADEMIC achievement and personal success was celebrated at the Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE) Graduation Ceremony at the Brandon Conference Centre, Tralee on Friday evening. An annual highlight in the college calendar — with over 800 in attendance including the graduates families and KCFE staff — the event marked […]

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Someone Won €500,000 Last Night With A Ticket Bought In Kerry

Someone Won €500,000 Last Night With A Ticket Bought In Kerry

September 1, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

SOMEONE who bought their ticket in Kerry is today celebrating a massive €500,000 EuroMillions Plus win from last night’s draw. And the owners of the Spar shop in Caherciveen which sold the winning ticket proved it has the Midas touch as they sold a Lotto ticket that shared a mega […]

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Know Your Rights: Getting Married Abroad

September 1, 2018 at 10:07 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: My partner and I are planning to get married abroad next year. What do we need to do? Answer: You should contact the civil registration office in the country in […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘BlacKkKLansman’ Is One Of The Year’s Best Films

McCann At The Movies: ‘BlacKkKLansman’ Is One Of The Year’s Best Films

September 1, 2018 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘BlackKklansman’ is a powerful feature from veteran director that may well be one of 2018’s finest features… After enjoying the exploits of Denzel Washington last week in ‘Equalizer 2’ this week, it was the turn of Washington Jnr, John David Washington and Adam Driver in Spike Lee’s […]

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