Archive for October, 2018

An artist's impression of the proposed new sports facility in Ardfert.

Major Plans For New Sports Facility In Ardfert

October 31, 2018 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW multi-sports facility is being planned for Ardfert. A number of sports clubs in Ardfert village have come together to plan an exciting community sports facility for future generations to enjoy. Ardfert Community Council, Ardfert Football club, Ardfert/Kilmoyley Community Games, Ardfert Youth Club, Athletico Ardfert, St Brendan’s Athletics club […]

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Donal O'Doherty

New Managers Appointed For Kerry Ladies Football

October 31, 2018 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry LGFA held their October County meeting on Tuesday night and the intercounty managements at all age groups were ratified. The big news is that Donal O’Doherty of the Spa club Killarney will be the new Kerry senior ladies manager. O’Doherty played senior football for a number of years with the Spa club […]

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Cheerleading fun at Presentation. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Loads Of Activities Give A Sense Of ‘Wellbeing’ At Presentation

October 31, 2018 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S been plenty of activity at Presentation Secondary School Tralee lately, as the junior cycle pupils get into the new subject of ‘Wellbeing’. In the first term of school, the PE Department has always organised outdoor trips for new groupings where well established community links are utilised. Pupils in 2nd, […]

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Participants take off on the Santa 5k Fun Run from the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Join The Hundreds Of People At The Santa 5k Run Fundraiser

October 30, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S pretty much a Christmas tradition at this stage. This year’s Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run will take place on Sunday, December 16 at 11am from the Tralee Bay Wetlands and once again, runners, joggers, walkers, cyclists and pets alike are welcome to take part. It’s very much a community […]

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Adaptation Of James Joyce Classic For Siamsa Stage This Week

Adaptation Of James Joyce Classic For Siamsa Stage This Week

October 30, 2018 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

A DIZZYING interpretation of James Joyce’s first novel will be brought to the stage in Siamsa this week. Rough Magic will present James Joyce’s seminal novel ‘A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’ in Arthur Riordan’s vibrant new stage adaptation brought to life by a dynamic, new, creative ensemble of […]

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Design A Spooky Street In Tralee Library On Halloween

Design A Spooky Street In Tralee Library On Halloween

October 30, 2018 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

SO it’s the mid-term break and you’re wondering how to entertain the kids tomorrow. Well Tralee Library is holding a fun event where they are inviting children to come along to and help them to design a Spooky Street! It’s free of charge and will go on through out the […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

October 29, 2018 at 11:29 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN STACKS NOTES OF 29/10/2018 FOR TRALEE TODAY.   BOBBY MILLER: One of the great names of the Rock passed away peacefully on Wednesday last (24th Oct) at the age of 86. As a footballer Bobby Miller first made his name with his schools teams in the mid forties. He […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

October 29, 2018 at 11:26 pm Comments are Disabled

All Ireland Quarter Final     Preparations are well under way as Na Gaeil Senior Ladies get ready to travel to Edinburgh this weekend for the All Ireland intermediate Quarter Final against Dunedin Connolly’s which will be played on Saturday November 3rd. We would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming support […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA News

Ballymacelligott GAA News

October 29, 2018 at 11:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto Results 22/10/2018 Venue: Halfway Bar Jackpot: €7,000 Numbers Drawn : 4, 10, 13, 17 NO WINNER Lucky Dip Winners … 1. Patrick Brosnan c/o D. Lynch 2. Patrick Reidy c/o Sheilann o Rahilly 3.Dylan Moriarty c/o Tom Leen 4. Kathleen Riordan Ballymac 5. Dave Slattery c/o Paula Silles Seller: […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

October 29, 2018 at 11:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Lee Strand St.Brendans Football Board Senior League Final: Well done to our Senior Team who impressively dismantled a tough Churchill outfit in the final of the Brendan’s Board Cup. Churchill came in as underdogs but from the throw in made life difficult for us. With a strong breeze however we […]

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Michael Nicholson, Mary Hazelwood, Martin Conway, Jordan Conway, Aisling Nicholson at John Mitchels GAA Lip Syng Battle at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Enjoying The John Mitchels Lip Syng Battle (Part 2)

October 29, 2018 at 1:27 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you the news that James Duggan, Akeem Molloy, Mikey Walsh and Jonathan O’Halloran stole the show and were announced winners of the John Mitchels Lip Syng Battle event in Ballygarry on Sunday night (click here for previous coverage). Now it’s time to see the style off the […]

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PHOTOS: Clanmaurice Are Munster Junior Club Champions Again

PHOTOS: Clanmaurice Are Munster Junior Club Champions Again

October 29, 2018 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Clanmaurice made the journey to Newcastle West on Sunday to defend their Munster Junior Club Camogie title against Crecora of Limerick. The Limerick girls were first on the scoreboard with a 1st minute free. Laura Collins got Clanmaurice up and running a minute later. Dearbhla Egan pointed two frees for […]

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Debbie Guerin, Jordan Bowler, Wayne Enright and Aileen Galvin at John Mitchels GAA Lip Syng Battle at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Contestants ‘Creep’ It Real At John Mitchels Lip Syng Battle (Part 1)

October 29, 2018 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

By Lisa O’Mahony A GREAT night was had at John Mitchels Lip Syng Battle in Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night as contestants kept it spooky with a Halloween theme! ‘Wrong Direction’ members James Duggan, Akeem Malloy, Jonathon O’Halloran and Mikey Walsh unleashed their inner popstars and were crowned overall […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

October 29, 2018 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Minors Players and Supporters Meeting: Our club has made great progress in a short few years and we have reached a stage where we will be shortly meeting with the Kerry County Board to apply for senior status. To help the club Committee prepare for this meeting we are calling […]

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Gavin O'Brien celebrates his second goal. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

October 29, 2018 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Seniors: Our next outing will see us take on old rivals Austin Stacks next Sat night 3rd Nov in the final of Coiste Trá Lí championship  which will throw in @ 7 pm in Austin Stack Park. We are the defending champions and seeking 3 in a row in this […]

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St Pats

St Pat’s GAA Club News

October 29, 2018 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 02, 03, 06 & 17. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Teddy Counihan Curraheen, Mary Ryle c/o Mono Ryle, Cathal Scanlon Tonevane, E. Quille Lohercannon and Josie Browne c/o Tony Casey. Next week’s […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Topple Champs To Set Up Date With Demons

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Topple Champs To Set Up Date With Demons

October 29, 2018 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on an amazing win for Garvey’s Tralee Warriors in the National Cup on Saturday night… GarGarvey’s Tralee Warriors 103 Templeogue BC 92 WARRIORS stunned the reigning champions Black Amber Templeogue with a 103-92 win in absolutely pulsating and at times breathless National Cup first round clash at the Oblate […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 28, 2018 at 5:31 am 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… It’s freaky Friday at Pres… 1st year dance party during Freaky Friday! The event was organised and run by […]

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Roundy’s Will Come Alive For ‘Day Of The Dead’ Party

Roundy’s Will Come Alive For ‘Day Of The Dead’ Party

October 28, 2018 at 5:31 am Comments are Disabled

WELL as Halloween is almost upon us, an event in Tralee’s favourite cocktail bar, Roundy’s, is going to be the highlight of next weekend. The bar will be hosting a Mexican ‘Day of the Dead’ party on Saturday, November 3. As well as the usual fantastic and inventive cocktails, cool […]

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Foil Arms And Hog

Foil Arms And Hog Return To Kerry For January Show

October 28, 2018 at 5:30 am Comments are Disabled

JANUARY is such a miserable month. The parties are over, no money, crap weather and you’re bloated after December. Don’t despair though, because by the end of the month Ireland’s most popular comedy troupe are back to cheer you up. After bringing the house down at Siamsa Tire earlier this year, […]

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Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

October 28, 2018 at 5:30 am Comments are Disabled

I FIRST came across this idea about 12 years ago in a book called ‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle (over 33 million copies sold!). In the book Eckhart says that we have no problems in life. To this day I can still remember the page I read it […]

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President Michael D Higgins

President Higgins Gets 50% Of Kerry Vote

October 27, 2018 at 8:55 pm 2 comments

THE results of the Kerry count in the Presidential Election saw the county give a resounding yes to another seven years for Michael D Higgins in the Áras. The result of the Kerry count was announced in Killarney this evening and the incumbent got 25,078 votes or about 50% of the […]

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Rachel Hoctor performing under the marquee on The Mall on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Buskers On The Mall Competing For €1,500 In Prizes

October 27, 2018 at 8:51 am 1 comment

THERE’S a busking competition on in town this weekend and despite the cold last night, a number of them took to the marquee on The Mall last night to show their talent. The winners will be determined by a public vote on the Tralee What’s On facebook page after the […]

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Sandra Rusk (centre) of Weardrobe with her models Noreen McElligott, Paula Foley, Linda Lowth, Helen Leahy, Tish O'Flaherty and Martina Power at the CH/Weardrobe Fashion and Beauty Show at CH Tralee on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fashion And Make-Up Tips For Autumn/Winter At CH Show

October 27, 2018 at 8:35 am 1 comment

WINTER is coming and with the changes of the seasons comes changes in your wardrobe. With this in mind, Helen Parker of CH Tralee and Sandra Rusk Weardrobe teamed up last night to give fashion and make-up tips for autumn/winter at CH. “It’s an informal gathering to give tips and […]

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Shania Griffin, Oonagh O'Keeffe and Róisín Downey at the IT Tralee Open Day on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds See What IT Tralee Has To Offer At Open Day

October 27, 2018 at 8:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE buses started arriving from early on Friday as hundreds of secondary school students from all over Kerry and beyond arrived for the IT Tralee Open Day on Friday. They were joined by mature students, post-Leaving Cert course students and families to check out all that the college has to […]

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Know Your Rights: Help For People In Mortgage Arrears

October 27, 2018 at 8:27 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: We’re way behind with our mortgage and can’t pay our other bills either. We’re afraid that the bank will take our home – they keep sending us letters. What […]

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Halloween.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Halloween’ Is A Scary Return To Form For Jaded Franchise

October 27, 2018 at 8:26 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says the heart-rate will fluctuate quite a bit when watching ‘Halloween’… For the week that’s in it, I decided, rather than sit back enjoy the plush seats and comfort at Tralee Omniplex, I would subject myself to the constant feeling of unease and jump scares. The reason being […]

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Teacher Ellen Moloney with Cheyenne O'Reilly, winner of the Halloween Fancy Dress contest at Kerry College of Further Education on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Halloween Fancy Dress Fun At Kerry College Of Further Education

October 26, 2018 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a bit of fun at Kerry College of Further Education on Friday before students headed off on the mid-term break. A Halloween Fancy Dress day saw some students and teachers go to great efforts with make-up and costume as Principal, Mary Lacey, explained. The staff and students got […]

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Tricia and Lexi Moran with Sharon O'Sullivan and Danni Moriarty at the coffee/fashion morning in Paco to promote the Grace Moran Memorial Walk on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paco Coffee/Fashion Morning Promotes Grace Moran Memorial Walk

October 26, 2018 at 4:21 pm 1 comment

PACO on The Mall held coffee/fashion morning fundraiser on Friday to raise awareness of the Grace Moran Memorial Walk to be held next month. People also had chance to come in for a tea and a pastry and donate to the three charities to benefit at the walk — Pieta House, […]

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In front; Isabel Barrio and Linda Flanagan. At back; Estrella Oronoz and Karen Conway at the coffee morning in aid of Focus Ireland at The Imperial Hotel on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Denise Raises Funds For Focus Ireland With Coffee Morning

October 26, 2018 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman helped out a homeless charity by holding a coffee morning today at The Imperial Hotel. Denise Hanbidge of Dee’s Delightful Bakes said she was happy to help Focus Ireland and raised €265 during the morning. “We’ve had a fantastic morning. We had a steady stream of people in […]

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