Archive for November, 2018

Niall Nolan (left) presents a new 49" Panasonic Smart LED TV to the first winner in their giveaway, Martin O'Sullivan from Castlemaine. Photo by Dermot Crean

Martin Wins A 49″ TV In Nolan’s Londis Christmas Giveaway

November 30, 2018 at 5:59 pm Comments are Disabled

A CASTLEMAINE man will swap his ‘computer screen-size’ TV for a 49″ Panasonic Smart LED TV after he became the first winner in the Nolan’s Londis Christmas TV Giveaway. Martin O’Sullivan from Castlemaine had his name drawn from the box of entries last Saturday — in the first of four draws […]

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Some of the models before the Mercy Mounthawk TY Fashion Show on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stylish Students Take To The Catwalk For Mounthawk Fashion Show

November 30, 2018 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people packed the Mercy Mounthawk school gym on Thursday night for the annual fashion show and they weren’t disappointed with some great entertainment laid on. The theme of this year’s show, put on by the Transition Years, was ‘New York, New York’ and they began the show with […]

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Eve Ní Chríodáin playing the harp at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Christmas Cookery Demo in the Meadowlands Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Frank Provides Festive Food For Thought At Gaelcholáiste Cookery Evening

November 30, 2018 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 120 people braved the wind and heavy showers on Thursday night to support the Festive Cookery Evening by Chef Frank Moynihan, organised by the Parents Council of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Taking place at The Meadowlands Hotel, Frank gave some great tips for creating a feast for Christmas. In addition to […]

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Mikel Mato with his painting of boxer Jack Johnson at the opening of the 'Off The Rails' exhibition in Kerry County Museum on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Local Artists Take Their Work ‘Off The Rails’ And Into The Museum

November 30, 2018 at 12:34 pm 1 comment

SOME of Kerry’s most talented artists have gone ‘Off the Rails’ at Kerry County Museum where they will showcase, and hopefully sell, their stunning, creative and colourful artwork during the winter months. ‘Art in the Park’ was a great attraction for tourists and locals during the summer and now that […]

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Aras an Phobail.

March Organised To Save Tralee Women’s Resource Centre

November 30, 2018 at 11:53 am 1 comment

A MARCH has been organised for this Saturday at 12pm from Aras an Phobail to Tralee town square in an effort to raise awareness of a campaign to save Tralee Women’s Resource Centre. The march has been organised by a group determined to save the centre that has provided essential […]

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At the launch of the 2019 Community Support Fund at the Killorglin Area Services Centre on Thursday, l-r: Cllr Damian Quigg, Moira Murrell (Chief Executive), Cllr John Joe Culloty (Leas Cathaoirleach), Cllr Michael O’Shea, Cllr Bobby O’Connell, Niamh O’Sullivan (Head of Community Unit, Kerry County Council)

€3m Invested In 1,200 Projects In Kerry Through Community Support Fund

November 30, 2018 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has now issued a call for funding applications for the 2019 Community Support Fund which is offering a further  €750,000 to community-based projects and initiatives in Kerry over the coming year. Since its establishment in 2015, the Fund has provided funding of €3m to community groups and […]

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Launching Recovery Haven's Evening of Sporting Greats which takes place at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on November 30th are hotel manager Jonathan Collins, Dermot Crowley Recovery Haven, event MC Billy Keane and Philomena Stack, Recovery Haven.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 30, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

With less than four weeks to Christmas, it’s getting busier around town and — besides the shopping and the partying — there’s a lot to get up to… Friday 1. Bazaar time… You could pick up some great prizes in KDYS Denny Street at the St. John’s Parish annual Bazaar. […]

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Gardaí Find Homemade Firearms And Ammunition At House In Tralee Area

Gardaí Find Homemade Firearms And Ammunition At House In Tralee Area

November 30, 2018 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have arrested a man in his 40s and seized a number of apparent homemade firearm devices and a quantity of ammunition following a search at a house in the Tralee area on Thursday. Shortly after 12 noon, Gardaí from the Tralee District carried out a search at a house in the […]

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Mercy Mounthawk girls who took part in Thursday's blitz. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schools Gather For Camogie Blitz At Mercy Mounthawk

November 29, 2018 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk hosted a camogie blitz for secondary schools on Thursday in a bid to promote the game among girls. Ten teams from seven schools took part, drawn mainly from Tralee and north Kerry. The schools were Mercy Mountawk, Presentation Tralee, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Castleisland Community College, Presentation Listowel, St Joseph’s […]

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The pupils of Glenderry NS with host Brendan Fuller at their 'Late Late Toys Show'. Photo by Joe Hanley

Glenderry NS Stages Its Own ‘Late Late Toys Show’

November 29, 2018 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Community Centre in Ballyheigue was the place to be on Wednesday as the children of Glenderry NS brought their presentation of ‘The Late, Late Toys Show’ to the village. Over 500 people were in attendance and were treated to song, dance and music. Brendan Fuller was MC for the […]

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Looking forward to the annual St John's Bazaar were, from left; Vincent O'Sullivan, Eileen Murrihy, Celine O'Callaghan, Nora Maher, Margaret Crean, Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald, Bridie O'Connor, Mary Hayes, John Murphy and Ita Behan. Photo by Dermot Crean

St John’s Annual Christmas Bazaar To Take Place This Weekend

November 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of year again when people gather over the weekend in KDYS Denny Street for the St. John’s Parish annual Bazaar. Taking place from this Friday to Sunday, there will be plenty on offer – raffles and auctions galore – everything from 2019 All-Ireland Football tickets, hotel vouchers, […]

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Cast members Zoe Riordan, Róisín Moriarty and Chantelle O'Sullivan from Tralee Musical Society Youth before the opening night of The Wiz in Siamsa Tire on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Audience Enjoys Opening Night Of ‘The Wiz’ At Siamsa

November 29, 2018 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER months of hard work the cast of Tralee Musical Society’s Youth production of ‘The Wiz’ took to the stage in Siamsa to begin a four night run until Saturday, December 1. There was a great crowd there too to see the musical which was adapted from The Wonderful Wizard of […]

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Ciara Lynch and Meghan Galvin with Santa at the Garvey's Supervalu Tralee Christmas Food Fair on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Festive Evening At The Garvey’s Supervalu Christmas Food Fair

November 29, 2018 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a very busy Wednesday evening at Garvey’s Supervalu in Tralee as they hosted their annual Christmas Food Fair. Shoppers were greeted by carol singers from Presentation Primary School while inside there was spot prizes and giveaways, mulled wine reception, an appearance by Santa and Christmas cookery demonstrations with ‘Once […]

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Planning Lodged For Diving Boards In Fenit

Planning Lodged For Diving Boards In Fenit

November 29, 2018 at 10:40 am 1 comment

RESTORE Fenit Diving Boards Campaign (RFDBC) committee has applied to Kerry County Council for planning permission for the construction of new diving boards at the Bathing Slip in Fenit. The planning application was lodged in the name of Fenit Development Association of which the RFDBC committee is an accredited subcommittee, […]

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Tommy Walsh during the Allianz League game between Kerry and Mayo at Killarney on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tommy Walsh Involved With Kerry Senior Panel Again

November 29, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Kerry star, Tommy Walsh, is understood to be involved in the Kerry senior panel again. Speaking to Radio Kerry, Kerins O’Rahillys coach, Micheál Quirke said he understood Walsh was doing strength and conditioning training with the Kerry senior panel, but wasn’t aware of anything other than that in terms […]

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Tralee Man Returns For Hometown Gig In The Greyhound

Tralee Man Returns For Hometown Gig In The Greyhound

November 28, 2018 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man will return for a hometown gig tomorrow night with his London based experimental pop/noise rock outfit TAYNE. Fronted by Matthew Sutton, they released their debut album ‘Breathe’ at the start of this month and finish up their 21 date UK/Ireland tour with a gig in Greyhound bar this […]

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600 Patients Over 75 Years Old Waited On Trolleys At UHK In First Nine Months Of 2018

600 Patients Over 75 Years Old Waited On Trolleys At UHK In First Nine Months Of 2018

November 28, 2018 at 3:33 pm 2 comments

SINN Féin Councillor Toireasa Ferris has expressed her concern that 600 patients over the age of 75 were left waiting over 24 hours to be seen in University Hospital Kerry ED in the first nine months of 2018, according to statistics from the HSE. The figures come as the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation […]

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Aoife Roche.

Tralee Woman Aoife Wins Miss Bikini Titles At Championships In Belfast

November 28, 2018 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman was a big winner in Belfast on Sunday in the National Irish Fitness Model Association World Championships. Aoife Roche (35) won the Miss Bikini over 30s,  Miss Beach Body and Overall Miss Bikini World Champion 2018 at the event. Aoife, the daughter of well known publican Damien and Bridie Roche of The […]

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Members of the Zyber Theatre Group in rehearsals for 'With Love From Above'. From left; Tim Landers, Raphael Crowley, Ted Cronin, Katie Moloney, Ken Quillinan, John Patton, Rhona Johnston and George Lowe. Photo by Dermot Crean

Zyber Theatre Group To Perform Funny And Poignant Play At Meadowlands Hotel

November 28, 2018 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Group is all set to stage their new production at the Meadowlands Hotel next week, with proceeds raised going to three great causes. They will present Fidelma Fitzgerald’s funny and poignant play, ‘With Love From Above’ on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 3rd to 5th. Featuring some […]

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Maureen McCarthy with her Hi Magazine Award.

Local Businesswoman Wins At Hi Magazine 2018 Awards

November 28, 2018 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE Hi Magazine Awards 2018 were held in The Clayton Silver Springs Hotel, Cork on Saturday night and a local businesswoman came home with an award. Maureen McCarthy, who runs Brush’n’Blush in Tralee with her mother Frances, won Hi’s ‘Most Stylish Newcomer to the Hair Industry 2018’ award. The Fenit […]

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Cormac Sertutxa.

Local Red Cross Volunteer Nominated For National Award

November 28, 2018 at 10:05 am 2 comments

A MEMBER of the Irish Red Cross in Tralee will be hoping to win a Volunteer Ireland Award next week. Cormac Sertutxa is nominated in the Community Category in the awards which take place at the Carlton Hotel in Blanchardstown, Dublin on Friday, December 7. According to the Volunteer Ireland website, Cormac […]

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Tralee Rowing Club athletes at the Irish Provinces Indoor Rowing Competition. Front row: Rosie Giles, Amy Darcy, Nicolas Larkin (MJ15, 1st place 1000m), Heidi Giles (Club Captain), Alayna Gannon, Sarah Fitzgerald (WJ16, 2nd place 500m and 3rd place 2000m), Emma Fitzgibbon and Ruairi Healy. Back row: Daniel Fitzgerald and Ted Hanly. Missing from the photo, Liam Daly and Shane Deane.

Tralee Rowing Club Members Win Medals At Inter-Provincial Event

November 28, 2018 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rowing Club brought 11 young athletes to the Irish Provinces Indoor Rowing Competition last Saturday, at the UL Sports Arena in Limerick, and came back home with three medals, many personal best performances and happy first-time competitors. Sarah Fitzgerald won two medals in the WJ16 age group, achieving 3rd […]

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Students and teachers from KCFE attending the National FET Lrearner Forum in The Grand Hotel, Tralee on Tuesday, Mary Lucey (Principal of KCFE), Sean Maunsell, Erin Linehan, Michaela Brosnan (teacher), Leona Stack, Senan Wrenn, Kate O'Connor and Conor JJ Marchi. Photo: Joe Hanley

FET Learners From KCFE Have Their Voices Heard At Kerry Regional Forum

November 28, 2018 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

LEARNERS from the Kerry College of Further Education under the auspices of Kerry Education and Training Board (KETB) convened at the regional meeting of the National Further Education and Training (FET) Learner Forum which took place in Tralee at the Grand Hotel on Tuesday. As a learner-centred form of provision, […]

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STORM UPDATE: No Roads Closed In Tralee Area But Watch Out For Debris

STORM UPDATE: No Roads Closed In Tralee Area But Watch Out For Debris

November 28, 2018 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

STORM Diana is affecting the county this morning and while there are no reports of roads closed in the Tralee area, Gardai report that a number of incidents have occurred on the Tralee/Fenit Road this morning where debris is an issue. Elsewhere, Kerry County Council is aware of and dealing with […]

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Three Tralee Players Selected On Irish Under 18 Squad For European B Championships

Three Tralee Players Selected On Irish Under 18 Squad For European B Championships

November 27, 2018 at 8:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Tralee teenagers have been selected on a 15 player squad which will travel to Romania for the FIBA U18 European Championship Division B in Romania next July. The Ireland Under 18 men’s head coach, Paul Kelleher, announced the squad today. Daire Kennelly, Mercy Mounthawk, Tralee Imperials; Leeroy Odiahio, Mercy Mounthawk, Tralee […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

November 27, 2018 at 5:06 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: The Under 6/8/10 end-of-year medal presentation ceremony will take place on Sunday December 9th in the clubhouse. Beidh Daidí na Nollag i láthair, a deirtear. We will have a visitor from the North Pole on that day. We will also have the All-Ireland Tom Markham Cup on […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

November 27, 2018 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Results & Fixtures Men’s Results Whiskey Singles 1. Padraig Moynihan (11) 36 Points. 2. Kieran T Dinan (19) 34 Points. 3. Robert Dinan (28) 34 Points. 4. Mike Galvin (15) 33 Points Cards processed 65 Fixtures: Saturday 1st Dec – Casual Golf Sunday 2nd Dec – Brandy Scramble – 3 […]

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Waterstone Cup Photograph showing the Winners and runners up of the competition
L\R,: Cian Liston Listowel  and Janelle Griffin Moyvane being presented with the Waterstone Cup by Edel Kenny  Kerry Co Treasurer along with Sameira Hayes Killarney and Aidan Evans Annascaul. Photo by Tom Bradley

Kerry Badminton News

November 27, 2018 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

CPC.ie Juvenile November Handicap  Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre played host to the first major Juvenile tournament of the season last Saturday (Nov 24th) and with 155 players taking part from 10 different clubs across the county the future of badminton in Kerry looks to be in a good place. […]

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Members of Tralee Imperials launching the upcoming basketball marathon fundraiser. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

November 27, 2018 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

All training continues at the usual times. Upcoming Fixtures 9/11 U14 Div2Girls Pool1 Imperials v Bobcats Mounthawk 18-00 30/11 U18 Div1 Boys Imperials v St.BrendansB Mounthawk 20-30 1/12 U18 Boys National Cup quarter final Belfast v Imperials   Belfast 10-30 U14 Div1 Boys Rathmore v Imperials Rathmore 12-15 2/12 U16 Div3 […]

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Abbeydorney GAA Club News

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

November 27, 2018 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

COLLEGE HURLING : Congratulations to Michael Slattery and his IT Tralee teammates who were crowned Senior Hurling Div. 2 League Champions last week following their 2-09 to 2-07 victory over Ulster University. NORTH KERRY HURLING BOARD AWARDS : The North Kerry Hurling Board awards will take place this Friday, November 30th@ 8.00pm […]

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